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A Sailor's Guide To Earth (album) by Sturgill Simpson 

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A Sailor's Guide To Earth
A Sailor's Guide To Earth by Sturgill Simpson (2016)
Release date: 2016-04-15
Overall rank: 3,084th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 216 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 2016 (27th)
Top albums of the 2010s (380th)
Best albums of all time (3,084th)

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Sturgill Simpson bestography

A Sailor's Guide To Earth is ranked 2nd best out of 3 albums by Sturgill Simpson on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Sturgill Simpson is Metamodern Sounds In Country Music which is ranked number 2731 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 670.

Sturgill Simpson album bestography « Higher ranked (2,731st) This album (3,084th) Lower ranked (17,131st) »
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76/100 (from 216 votes)
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75/100
From stevengnz 01/01/2018 06:11
Some great tracks, including the cover of Nirvana's Bloom.
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From Sqez 04/05/2017 09:33
Starts off really strong, but tends to wail on a bit and repeat the same sound - in parts that it doesn't it is uninteresting.

Definitely some good parts though and worth a listen. The opener is great.
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From slurpdurp 01/12/2017 19:21
The first country album I ever listened to. I love the sound and the passion in it. Sturgill Simpson writes a beautiful letter to his newborn son. It is a brilliant welcome to the world with messages to people of all ages about the world we live in and the best ways to fully experience life. I love the Nirvana cover, it is a fantastic reimagination of a classic song. The sailing themes and sounds tie the album together so it sounds very cohesive. The album flows perfectly. It transitions from slower tempos to fast-paced tracks seamlessly many times, without being jarring or awkward at any times.
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70/100
From junodog4 10/03/2016 03:08
Not as strong as the previous album, but still intriguing. The In Bloom cover is cool, the songwriting is as strong as ever, but it sounds a little over-produced. It's like the Waylon Jennings sound went a little like 80s country instead.
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80/100
From NoeSSS 06/30/2016 01:08
That Nirvana cover OMG
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From Rhett 06/27/2016 03:33
I admire this album. I appreciate the genre-bustin'. But It's still got that modern country singing thing going on. Makes me wonder if someone can unlearn that way of singing.
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From ItSaysDilbert 05/10/2016 19:45
The album cover looks exactly like how the music sounds.

Favorite tracks: Welcome To Earth (Pollywog), Breakers Roar

B+
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From carpents 05/10/2016 14:28
Definitely not to my tastes, but neither is it a bad album. (The Nirvana cover was the only cringe-inducing moment for me.) I can't get around the twang in the vocals. Some of the instrumentation is interesting and decidedly not country/western, but others are obviously so.
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85/100
From phantom1305 05/05/2016 01:20
Leaves me craving more stories from the sea. I'm not a huge country fan, but I really loved this. I want more.
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From Mercury 04/26/2016 01:51
I really really enjoyed it. I will be coming back to it.
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