Hotel California (track) by Eagles

Hotel California by Eagles
Year: 1976
From the album Hotel California (track #1)
Average Rating: 
91/100 (from 472 votes)
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Average Rating: 
91/100 (from 472 votes)
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This track is rated in the top 1% of all tracks on BestEverAlbums.com. This track has a Bayesian average rating of 91.1/100, a mean average of 89.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 91.5/100. The standard deviation for this track is 16.7.

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From 02/08/2022 02:51
This is a creepy song.
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70/100
From 10/01/2021 16:09
A solid track and a classic.
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From 12/03/2020 10:20
With a opening beat based on reggae and heavily influenced by Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here, the Eagles created one of the classic rock songs. Opinion seems divided, this song could be heaven or it could be hell. For me it's one of the greatest songs with one of the greatest guitar outros. I have always loved the slightly disturbing lyrics. The thirteenth most iconic song ever (according to research, see my chart of most iconic songs).
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From 06/02/2020 16:59
Masterpiece!
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From 03/22/2018 12:09
This track is a solid 10/10. Probably my favourite song of all time. From the first sencond 'till the end everything just sounds so right. You instantly imagine yourself on a dark desert highway.
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From 02/08/2018 06:05
There are people who dislike this song? wat. I thought it was pretty well accepted that the guitar solo at the end is one of the best ever.
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From 10/11/2015 15:53
The extended guitar solo at the end turns the song from merely being a good rock song to something else entirely - a masterpiece. And as someone who went to school in California, it's true that you never really leave even if you do :-).
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From 08/20/2015 19:08
Classic
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From 08/26/2014 12:51
One of the few long guitar solos that I don't hate
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From 08/15/2014 11:06
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