Sound & Color (album) by Alabama Shakes

Sound & Color
Sound & Color by Alabama Shakes (2015)
Release date: 2015-04-21
Overall rank: 1,762nd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 274 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 2015 (27th)
Award Top albums of the 2010s (271st)
Award Best albums of all time (1,762nd)
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Alabama Shakes bestography

Sound & Color is ranked 2nd best out of 2 albums by Alabama Shakes on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Alabama Shakes is Boys & Girls which is ranked number 1666 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 1,009.

Alabama Shakes album bestography « Higher ranked (1,666th) This album (1,762nd) Lower ranked »
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Sound & Color track list

Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 78 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Rating: 81 (55 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 76 (44 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 76 (38 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 73 (34 votes)Comments: 0
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Sound & Color ratings

Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 274 votes)
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01/21/2020 20:59 drewgraff  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 17377/100
 
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This album is rated in the top 9% of albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 75.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 75.9/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.4.

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Sound & Color comments

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Rating:  
90/100
From michaeloliveira 05/19/2018 20:55
Great album.
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100/100
From Vatsal 02/13/2018 08:46
This album is so incredible! It was my AOTY 2015.
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Rating:  
70/100
From OrderRestored83 01/16/2018 18:24
Very good album. Very distinct sound; a unique and rewarding listen.
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30/100
From FourMinerz 01/17/2016 03:05
What a shame.

I was really expecting to enjoy this album. Not only that, I really WANTED to love this album! But, no. There's only one problem I have with this album, and it's a biggie: the vocal performance is atrocious. I'm sure to other people it sounds "soulful" or whatever, but to me, it's grating. Like nails on a chalkboard. The music is fine. The instrumentation and melodies are really good, especially for today's culture. Unfortunately, I could not get past the singer's annoying voice.

If you like this album, good for you, I just couldn't stand it.
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Rating:  
100/100
From yonstein414 01/15/2016 18:05
Alabama Shakes are a powerful and tremendous band.
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Rating:  
75/100
From HoldenM 11/24/2015 04:51
Solid. Just really, really solid.
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85/100
From Rayzer6 11/04/2015 18:37
Upon first listen to this album I was loving some of the tracks (Future People, Don't Wanna Fight No More, Gimme All Your Love). It took a few more listens to start appreciating some of the other songs, but I now like them just as much! The singers powerful voice just oozes soul throughout the entire album!
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Rating:  
85/100
From menz812 08/04/2015 17:57
it's definitely a grower. I'm really starting to enjoy it after a few listens. Unique sound compared to some of the other things being released
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Rating:  
95/100
From AMEIER 06/24/2015 02:16
Best Alabama Shakes album till now. They deserve more attention.. Let's see whats coming in near future
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90/100
From zags7000 06/23/2015 09:13
Like with most change, it seems that their new direction in sound has had a divided response among people. Personally I think some of the wierdness you hear is a band getting better. I also love that this is one that requires close attention and repeat listening to get the most out of it.
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