The Fame (studio album) by Lady Gaga

The Fame by Lady Gaga
Year: 2008
Release date: 2008-08-19
Overall rank: 3,291st   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
63/100 (from 292 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 2008 (46th)
Award Top albums of the 2000s (578th)
Award Best albums of all time (3,291st)

Lady Gaga bestography

The Fame is ranked 3rd best out of 10 albums by Lady Gaga on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Lady Gaga is The Fame Monster which is ranked number 1441 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 1,226.

Lady Gaga album bestography « Higher ranked (1,800th) This album (3,291st) Lower ranked (4,036th) »
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The Fame track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 64 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Rating: 73 (88 votes)Comments: 3
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Rating: 69 (61 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 74 (101 votes)Comments: 4
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Rating: 74 (106 votes)Comments: 1
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Rating: 57 (46 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 58 (43 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 62 (48 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 63 (45 votes)Comments: 0
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Average Rating: 
63/100 (from 292 votes)
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12/27/2022 18:47 Igtonumama  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,96467/100
 
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12/03/2022 11:46 MetalMan67  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,67073/100
 
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This album has a Bayesian average rating of 63.2/100, a mean average of 62.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 62.8/100. The standard deviation for this album is 24.7.

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The Fame comments

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90/100
From 07/04/2022 23:58
This album is an untouchable pop music classic.

Fight me.
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40/100
From 10/24/2020 09:44
A lot of tracks, especially after the middle of the album, could have been omitted.
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85/100
From 06/20/2019 05:33
Great pop album by a musical genius
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From 02/17/2019 01:02
I only recently rediscovered this and realized that this was likely the first album that I fell in love with as a full product. Gaga's truly had it together since day one. Even on top of the nostalgia value, all the songs still hold up.
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Rating:  
80/100
From 01/04/2019 16:59
Marco para a rainha e para a música pop. Começando a era eletrônica.
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80/100
From 09/21/2018 09:13
Stop the fucking “I’ll admit...” comments, (synth)pop is not a lesser genre. You are just biased if you make such comments, even if you’re rating is quite high. It just shows that you think the artist should be fucking honored that you even considered listening her music, and yes, I see this most often happening with female artists. Not accusing you of anything, just stating the facts.

Lady Gaga has been a very interesting player in the synthpop revival and the development of art pop. But I feel like she often gets more recognition because of her persona; Britney and Kylie had made very quality synth pop at that time, and we’ve already seen some great art pop from artists like Björk and Róisín Murphy. Lady Gaga sounds too clearly as a throwback to synthpop and disco, while it pretty much surprised me to find the disco influence in Kylie’s music, because it is much subtler. And I guess that’s the difference between an artist that makes what he/she just likes to make, and an artist that clearly has an idea from the start like “I wanna sound like this”. And that clearly shines through in tracks where you clearly hear she applies someone else’s style from other artists like “Starstruck”, “Paper Gangsta” (both Uffie) and “Boys Boys Boys” (Britney). The first few songs are very Lady Gaga though, and hence I think this album is still a must to have listened.
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95/100
From 02/21/2018 05:34
Great album that overstays its welcome a little bit.
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From 02/21/2016 16:03
The start of the career of an interesting pop star and a very good album indeed
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From 08/28/2015 06:31
I get such a David Bowie vibe from Brown Eyes, one of her best if not her best song yet
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