Plastic Beach (studio album) by Gorillaz
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The best album by Gorillaz is Demon Days which is ranked number 132 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 11,693.
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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 79.4/100, a mean average of 78.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.2.
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An album that showed what was going to be popular throughout the 2010s. A mix of hip hop/electronica and melodic indie with fantastic features all carefully wrapped together within a narrative both poignant and worthy of exploration.
1.Orchestral Intro (Feat. Sinfonia Viva). 76
2.Welcome To The World Of The Plastic Beach (Feat. Snoop Dogg & Hypnotic Brass Ensemble). 81
3.White Flag (Feat. Kano, Bashy & The National Orchestra For Arabic Music). 73
4.Rhinestone Eyes. 78
5.Stylo (Feat. Bobby Womack & Mos Def)
6.Superfast Jellyfish (Feat. Gruff Rhys & De La Soul). 71
7.Empire Ants (Feat. Little Dragon). 87
8.Glitter Freeze (Feat. Mark E. Smith). 76
9.Some Kind Of Nature (Feat. Lou Reed). 85
10.On Melancholy Hill
12.Sweepstakes (Feat. Mos Def & Hypnotic Brass Ensemble)
13.Plastic Beach (Feat. Mick Jones & Paul Simonon)
14.To Binge (Feat. Little Dragon)
15.Cloud Of Unknowing (Feat. Bobby Womack & Sinfonia Viva)
Delícia de álbum, realmente uma pegada praiana e tecnológica.
Stylo, On Melancholy Hill and Empire Ants are my favourites. There's a lot more filler on this album than Demon Days, which is why I rate it lower. For example, weak tracks are Glitter Freeze, Cloud of Unknowing, Pirate Jet. But still a great album.
I feel like this album has a perpetual identity crisis. Sometimes it wants to be synthpop, sometimes alternative hip-hop. It does each of these relatively well, but the flip flopping can get a bit annoying.
What a fantastic album to listen to, it is so unique as well which makes it such a pleasure to explore. Every track fits in to the album well and creates a fantastic atmosphere throughout. Even the weaker tracks are decent and don't feel like filler content as they have redeeming qualities. The best songs for me are On Melancholy Hill and, my favourite track, Some Kind Of Nature. Lou Reeds vocal on this is amazing and I love the lyrics as well as the music backing it. That brings me to another strength which is the quality of feature performances all of which sound necessary and like they belong on this record. In addition, you can literally hear the amazing experimentation that is going on and you feel apart of something new and exciting when you listen to this record. This is maintained the whole way through and by the end of it you just sit back in awe at how consistently amazing this album is. Overall, it is fresh and very enjoyable to listen to and the music is of the highest quality.
An album so truly great that I can't even put it into words. The nautical themes are consistent without overwhelming the music, and make for an incredibly cohesive album. Despite the occasional inconsistency in quality, there isn't a bad song here. Even the "weakest" tracks, Glitter Freeze and Sweepstakes, have many redeeming qualities, be it the formers incredible synth work or the latters horn section that bursts in midway through the song, transforming the groove.
Best tracks: Rhinestone Eyes, Empire Ants, On Melancholy Hill, Some Kind of Nature.
Worst tracks: None really.
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One of the most charismatic albums ever.
Fav. track: On melancholy hill
Most underrated track: Some Kind Of Nature
Least Fav. track: Glitter Freeze
The atmosphere of this album is amazing! From start to finish a great experience. With every listen to this album it sounds better then the previous listen. My all-time favourite song is on here: On melancholy hill and even the filler Glitter Freeze fits great into this record. For me, this is the best album of the Gorillaz and also the best of all time, because I never get tired of listening to it and it combines so many different genres.
Top 5 tracks from this album:
1. On Melancholy Hill
2. Empire Ants
3. Rhinestone Eyes
4. Some Kind Of Nature
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