The Powers That B (album) by Death Grips

The Powers That B
The Powers That B by Death Grips
Year: 2015
Release date: 2015-03-31
Overall rank: 1,359th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 296 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 2015 (20th)
Award Top albums of the 2010s (206th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,359th)

Death Grips bestography

The Powers That B is ranked 4th best out of 14 albums by Death Grips on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Death Grips is The Money Store which is ranked number 222 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 8,765.

Death Grips album bestography « Higher ranked (1,084th) This album (1,359th) Lower ranked (1,773rd) »
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 78.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 79.5/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.3.

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From 04/12/2020 10:27
New favorite Death Grips album. The Money Store is great, but it's a bit indigestible for me. The Powers That B is consistently entertaining, both NOTM and Jenny Death. I will agree with the general consensus and say I prefer Jenny Death, I wouldn't discount the first half though. I was very pleasantly surprised by this album, considering the reviews I'd seen.
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From 02/22/2020 04:18
one of the best death grips albums for sure
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From 10/22/2019 17:18
For my money, this Death Grips most consistent album that I've heard which is quite something given that it's their longest as well. It's also their least accessible but after listening 7 or 8 times, I enjoy the entire album front to back now. It's a grower like most DG albums. There is more energy on this album than most bands have put out in their entire careers and there is almost nobody that can put out a release this original. The Bjork vocals alone are enough to make this album unique but add Ride's dynamic flow that reaches a full cry of bloody murder at points and the indiscernible combination of percussion and other sounds and instruments and you have something that nobody has ever heard before. I love the absolute chaos of the first disc and prefer it to the second. I really like every song but "Voila" and "Inanimate Sensation" are my favorites. "Fuck Me Out" is the only song that I have a hard time appreciating but even it has its moments.
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From 07/15/2019 18:24
The first half of the Jenny Death double album was better in some ways, but I definitely dug the diversity of sounds on this half. It’s somehow more of a “party” album.

Best track: Inanimate Sensation. The closest thing to a “hit” they’ll ever have.
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From 07/14/2019 00:37
NOTM: 5
Jenny Death: 8
Overall: light 7
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From 02/19/2019 14:46
Death Grips starting to incorporate rock in their unusual sound. It results in a good finale with "On GP".
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From 07/20/2018 21:09
Disc 2 > Disc 1
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From 07/10/2017 10:17
Niggas on the Moon: Decent 7/10
Jenny Death: Light 9/10

Overall: Strong 8/10

I actually believe Jenny Death is DG's strongest release to date but Niggas on the Moon their weakest. So it's pretty hard for me to rate this album but I'll stick with this.
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From 08/04/2016 15:46
There are few things in life better then a double album where you can't decide which half is better.

Best tracks: Inanimate Sensations and On GP

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From 01/21/2016 19:43
"On GP" makes me wish Death Grips made a hardcore punk album.
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