Viet Cong (studio album) by Viet Cong

Viet Cong
Viet Cong by Viet Cong
Year: 2015
Release date: 2015-01-20
Overall rank: 1,187th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 385 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 2015 (18th)
Award Top albums of the 2010s (173rd)
Award Best albums of all time (1,187th)
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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 81 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 385 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 7% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 76.4/100, a mean average of 76.0/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 76.5/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.8.

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95/100
From 12/27/2019 15:55
I absolutely love every second of this noisy post-punk album.

Favorites: Newspaper Spoons, Continental Shelf, Silhouettes
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Rating:  
85/100
From 11/09/2019 16:07
The most defining post-punk album of the 2010s
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80/100
From 02/21/2018 14:47
With more consistency it would be an 85 or perhaps I just need a few more listen. It is a little known, kick ass album. Bunker Buster and Continental Shelf standout. Future classic? Possibly!
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Rating:  
75/100
From 06/14/2016 20:50
Absolutely loved it on the first listen. Not so much afterwards. Still, great music
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100/100
From 01/15/2016 18:03
Supremely beautiful and engaging post-punk. Brilliant craftsmanship.
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From 01/04/2016 18:31
This album will become a classic with time. In my opinion, Viet cong is the best post-rock album of the decade (2000s).
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85/100
From 12/29/2015 04:06
Great noise rock/math rock sound. One of the best of the year.
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80/100
From 10/30/2015 17:43
Pretty solid debut album. Although the album is only 7 songs, some of them are fairly long. It gets a little too noisy for my liking at times.

Stand-out tracks: Bunker Buster, Continental shelf, Silhouettes
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Rating:  
70/100
From 10/28/2015 20:23
One of the better albums of 2015 I think. The quite heavy post punk feel is brilliant. Nice rhyme- overall fun album.
It has a very strong introduction undoubtedly, it seems to lack a bit as it comes closer to an end but yet doesn't fail to entertain and get your toes tapping throughout.
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85/100
From 10/23/2015 14:12
I like it quite a lot. Maybe once in a while. Undoubtedly good, though.
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