Rufus Wainwright (studio album) by Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright by Rufus Wainwright
Year: 1998
Overall rank: 7,424th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
75/100 (from 42 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1998 (133rd)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (1,341st)
Award Best albums of all time (7,424th)
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Rufus Wainwright bestography

Rufus Wainwright is ranked 4th best out of 13 albums by Rufus Wainwright on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Rufus Wainwright is Want One which is ranked number 2467 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 639.

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Rufus Wainwright track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 77 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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75/100 (from 42 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 17% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 74.9/100, a mean average of 75.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 75.2/100. The standard deviation for this album is 11.1.

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One of the most underrated debut albums ever. How many other songwriters make such a mature and fully formed record like this first time round . There's hints of Randy Newman and Tom Waits here, but it's mostly unique to Wainwright himself. Foolish love, is a stunning opener, and it's the first of many great songs. Matinee idol, beauty mark, baby, and, Sally Ann, are all stunning, as are, Barcelona, April fools, and, in my arms. The only weak track is probably, damned ladies, but it's still ok. A great debut from a career destined for greatness.
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