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Tortoise (album) by Tortoise 

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Tortoise
Tortoise by Tortoise (1994)
Overall rank: 5,111th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 48 votes)
  Ratings distribution
Accolades: Top albums of 1994 (127th)
Top albums of the 1990s (1,011th)
Best albums of all time (5,111th)

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TORTOISE - BEACONS OF ANCESTORSHIP CD NEW+
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PROMO Sam Prekop CD Who's Your New Professor THE SEA AND CAKE Tortoise 2005
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Tortoise bestography

Tortoise is ranked 3rd best out of 12 albums by Tortoise on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Tortoise is TNT which is ranked number 915 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 2,651.

Tortoise album bestography « Higher ranked (1,278th) This album (5,111th) Lower ranked (5,929th) »
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76/100 (from 48 votes)
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85/100
11/15/2018 06:32
75/100
 
60/100
11/01/2018 05:51
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60/100
 
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76/100
 
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62/100

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From Space-Dementia 03/30/2016 02:38
While on 1998's TNT it seems like the drums are the instrument that everything is centered around and that we are focusing on the most, here on their debut it's all about the bass. There's some interesting stuff happening on the drums and other percussion instruments, like marimbas and stuff, but everything is centered around the bass, which gives a very different listening experience when compared to TNT. It's hard to choose a favorite out of the two, but I have to say this is much better than 2001's Standards.
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