The Magic Whip (studio album) by Blur

The Magic Whip
The Magic Whip by Blur
Year: 2015
Release date: 2015-04-27
Overall rank: 1,118th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 549 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 2015 (15th)
Award Top albums of the 2010s (162nd)
Award Best albums of all time (1,118th)
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Blur bestography

The Magic Whip is ranked 6th best out of 21 albums by Blur on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Blur is Parklife which is ranked number 202 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 9,256.

Blur album bestography « Higher ranked (992nd) This album (1,118th) Lower ranked (1,153rd) »
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The Magic Whip track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 84 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Rating: 84 (141 votes)Comments: 3
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Rating: 82 (122 votes)Comments: 0
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The Magic Whip ratings

Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 549 votes)
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av = trimmed mean average rating an item has currently received.
n = number of ratings an item has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an item to appear in a 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
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05/30/2021 15:06 colinfelipe  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 40281/100
 
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05/29/2021 06:40 zwiebel  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,75156/100
 
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05/27/2021 12:42 tillz  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 58479/100
 
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05/13/2021 16:08 Keatownrodriguez  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,01568/100
 
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05/07/2021 19:09 TheDude85  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 7,28983/100

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This album is rated in the top 9% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 76.0/100, a mean average of 75.0/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 76.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.8.

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The Magic Whip comments

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90/100
From 06/08/2018 19:10
I think this is Blur's best album, or at least the most consistent one. 8.5/10.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +2 votes (2 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
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90/100
From 01/10/2018 21:53
Masterpiece. Just it.
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Rating:  
80/100
From 01/01/2018 06:16
A pleasant surprise. I've really enjoyed listening to this album.
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Rating:  
75/100
From 07/06/2017 10:08
Underrated for sure.
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Rating:  
75/100
From 12/28/2016 17:38
Favoritas: My Terracotta Heart, Ong Ong, There Are Too Many Of Us, Pyongyang
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100/100
From 11/19/2016 08:27
Slightly underrated.
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Rating:  
70/100
From 09/18/2016 03:58
A tidy album from Blur but I don't think it has enough top-shelf songs to nudge it into the 80+ ratings for mine. It is consistent though, and I agree that many of the songs are very enjoyable but it hasn't got the enduring classics on it.
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Rating:  
80/100
From 08/05/2016 18:06
Blur is a hugely underrated band. An excellent comeback record.
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95/100
From 07/27/2016 07:21
One of the few albums that make a comeback worthwhile. It has elements from every era of Blur's career.
Highlights: Lonesome Street, Terracotta Heart, Spaceman.

90/100
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90/100
From 06/14/2016 20:49
Genius. Right behind 13, blur's best work.
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