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The best album credited to Pavement is Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain which is ranked number 178 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 10,537.

Pavement is ranked number 103 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 24,417.

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Pavement best albums

The following albums by Pavement are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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Total albums: 14. Page 1 of 2

This may not be a complete discography for Pavement.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Pavement bestography composition

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1980s 1 0%
1990s 9 0%
2000s 2 0%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9 64%
Yes 5 36%

Pavement best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 91 (299 votes)Comments: 6
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Rating: 90 (270 votes)Comments: 8
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(from the album Slanted And Enchanted)
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Rating: 89 (266 votes)Comments: 6
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Rating: 89 (264 votes)Comments: 6
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Rating: 88 (235 votes)Comments: 2
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Rating: 88 (222 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Slanted And Enchanted)
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Rating: 87 (207 votes)Comments: 2
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Rating: 86 (96 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Wowee Zowee)
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Rating: 86 (82 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Brighten The Corners)
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Rating: 86 (219 votes)Comments: 1
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Rating: 86 (76 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Brighten The Corners)
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Rating: 86 (217 votes)Comments: 2
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Rating: 85 (201 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Slanted And Enchanted)
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Rating: 85 (57 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Terror Twilight)
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Rating: 85 (195 votes)Comments: 2
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Rating: 84 (78 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 84 (82 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Wowee Zowee)
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Rating: 83 (186 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album Slanted And Enchanted)
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Pavement ratings

Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 146 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 1% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 84.0/100, a mean average of 82.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 84.7/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 17.2.

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Pavement comments

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From 07/24/2015 08:15
They are definitely something. Pretty good but not for everyone. Also some of the members went to a band called
"Silver Jews" Give them a listen sometime.
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From 06/06/2015 01:12
Range Life is catchy but I never really got all the huge adoration for this band. To each his own, though. Go ahead and say the same thing about some bands I love, I guess.
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From 01/28/2014 15:09
Fantastic
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From 05/10/2013 19:08
I know Slanted & Enchanted gets all the praise, but I like Crooked Rain just as much.
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From 11/23/2012 23:40
Wow you seem to have some serious venom for them.

Definitely one of the best bands of the 90's. Took me a bit to warm up to them, but it's been a love fest for a while now. They paved the way (no pun intended) for all of the great indie bands of today.
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From 07/19/2012 05:06
Best band of the 90's and it's not even remotely close. Few bands can claimed to have as great of songs like "Here" (my favorite Pavement song), "Gold Sondz", and "Zurich is Stained", to name a few. Stephen Malkmjs is a lyricist on par with Morrissey, Lennon and McCartney, and Jagger and Richards. And then there are the albums, which are all at least great and their first two (and depending on my mood, their third) are among the 10 best albums of the 90's and are easily among the best albums ever. In all, the greatest indie band ever, and maybe the greatest band of all time.
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From 01/16/2012 20:15
Much like the Velvet Underground, Pavement made 5 albums which were all completely different. Each of their albums are great in their own way. Slanted and Enchanted is a very lo-fi album, and is probably their best. Crooked Rain has a much more classic indie sound, and almost matches it's predecessor. Wowee Zowee is very experimental and is also just as strong as Crooked Rain and Slanted and Enchanted. Brighten the Corners has a much cleaner sound. It has some great songs on it, but not as strong as the previous 3. Terror Twilight has a similar sound to Brighten the Corners, and is also good, but not as strong as the first 3. Pavement are the best indie band, and the best band of the 1990's.
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From 11/08/2011 18:46
It's rare for a band to have one album that completely captures the zeitgeist of their time and genre. Pavement doesn't just have two albums that perfectly embody the time and feel of '90s indie rcok, but they each attain completely distinct, complementary forms of perfection.

Brighten the Corners aint bad neither. Date with Ikea is boss.
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From 09/05/2011 02:08
"So drunk in the August sun/And you're the kind of girl I like/Because you're empty and I'm empty/And you can never quarantine the past"
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