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Currents (album) by Tame Impala 

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Currents
Currents by Tame Impala (2015)
Release date: 2015-07-17
Overall rank: 284th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 949 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 2015 (3rd)
Top 50 albums of the 2010s (21st)
Top 500 albums of all time (284th)

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Tame Impala bestography

Currents is ranked 2nd best out of 6 albums by Tame Impala on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Tame Impala is Lonerism which is ranked number 89 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 26,965.

Tame Impala album bestography « Higher ranked (89th) This album (284th) Lower ranked (379th) »
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Members who like this album also like: Lonerism by Tame Impala, To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar and A Moon Shaped Pool by Radiohead.

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From luigybetis 07/05/2018 09:10
As an album it doesn't stand as good as its predecessors, but there are several incredible songs in here. 8/10.
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From Joshuatyler 06/20/2018 00:42
Tame Impala > Everyone else.

They’re simply on another level. This album will go down as a modern classic.
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From JulianR 04/03/2018 00:43
I've always loved Lonerism, but when this came out, I was still in the "I grew up on Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin and know that hip-hop and pop are stupid" mindset. So I didn't really like it. Coming back to it after a few years, I can definitely enjoy it more, though its still no Lonerism (but then again, not much is). The synth instrumentation is quite enjoyable, and the rhythmic portion is pretty good for the most part. I find a bit of hip-hop influence, but mostly pop; however Kevin doesn't fully go pop and give it that annoying inhuman sheen that makes generic radio-pop so annoying to listen to. The melodies are pretty great as usual, songwriting has always been Kevin's strong suit, though a few of the songs do fall flat (past life). Overall it feels a little indulgent, but its a fun and carefree listen.

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From Dunnand 03/16/2018 18:16
Fun, spacey and warm. AOTY
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From Shiebs17 03/15/2018 00:36
Favorite Songs: Let It Happen, The Less I Know The Better
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From Sandrof1969 02/24/2018 12:57
Il fascino leggero del pop svolazzevole, una musica figlia dei Teenage Fanclub che ti ipnotizza e che ti fa ballare ma con gusto.
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From titansaurs28 01/08/2018 06:01
A glitzy drift through insecurity and loneliness that is held solid by well produced keyboards and synth.
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From stevengnz 01/01/2018 05:02
I think I prefer this to Lonerism. It certainly relies more on the keyboards than its predecessor and is a little bit commercial.
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From tk421ucopy 11/03/2017 05:35
What a fantastic album. And all the more impressive considering one guy did ALL this.
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From Cosmo 09/25/2017 23:34
Currents suffers from being the post-Lonerism hangover. I guarantee this album would have been more highly lauded, had it not followed Kevin's masterpiece.

A beautiful synthpop album bathed in KP's psychedelic roots. Its crisp and gratifying production allows it to straddle the line between the almost danceable electronic aesthetic and the fuzzy psych rock of his earlier material.

It's not perfect, and has a handful of duds (Past Life, Cause I'm A Man) but it has some wonderfully dreamy moments and flows very well as an entire entity.

Favorite Tracks: Let It Happen, Love/Paranoia, Yes I'm Changing
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