The Killing Moon (track) by Echo & The Bunnymen
The Killing Moon appears on the following album(s) by Echo & The Bunnymen:
- Ocean Rain (track #6) (this album) (1984)
- Songs To Learn And Sing (track #8) (compilation) (1985)
- Me, I'm All Smiles (track #10) (2006)
- Ballyhoo: The Best Of Echo & The Bunnymen (track #11) (compilation) (1997)
- More Songs To Learn And Sing (track #3) (compilation) (2006)
- Killing Moon: The Best Of Echo & The Bunnymen (track #19) (compilation) (2007)
- The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon (track #15) (2018)
- The John Peel Sessions 1979-1983 (track #17) (compilation) (2019)
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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 91.0/100, a mean average of 90.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 91.6/100. The standard deviation for this track is 12.6.
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For me this is just the gold standard. Simply the greatest song ever written, and the performance here is just timeless. He credits the lyrics partly to the Heavens. And that is warranted.
Love this song and it's melancholy
If I made this song, I would brag all the time about it, perfect song, probably in my top time of all time.
Discovered it way before I became familiar with pop music through Donnie Darko... Never fails to amuse me.
One of the greatest songs ever made!
My favourite song of the 80's, and maybe of all time
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