Fossil Fuel: The XTC Singles 1977–92 (compilation album) by XTC

Fossil Fuel: The XTC Singles 1977–92 by XTC
(Compilation album)
Year: 1996
Overall rank: 41,929th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 29 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1996 (728th)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (6,716th)
Award Best albums of all time (41,929th)
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XTC bestography

Fossil Fuel: The XTC Singles 1977–92 is ranked 16th best out of 30 albums by XTC on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by XTC is Skylarking which is ranked number 369 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 4,942.

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79/100 (from 29 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 78.8/100, a mean average of 78.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 81.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 17.3.

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Some great tracks on the first disc (4, 5, 6 and 14), not so great on the second disc (25 and 26) but still worthwhile.
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