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The basic idea is to rank the tracks off the album each week to see how each track compares to each other. It's an excuse to go back to classic albums and a way to gauge the best and worst tracks of the most acclaimed albums. Simply rank all the tracks from your favorite to your least.

I plan to go in cycles of decades with the 1950s and 2010s once every other cycle. I will go with the top album of each respective decade, but I might skip questionable albums (I doubt anyone wants to rank the tracks of 69 Love Songs, no matter how great the album is). Next week will be Arcade Fire's Funeral.

Also, if you missed an album that you want to rank, you can do so in this thread. Please keep it to 1 old album per week. I will update the results. Please don't bump previous threads. I'd like to keep everything in the current topic and the result topic.

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Nevermind track listing:
1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
2. In Bloom
3. Come As You Are
4. Breed
5. Lithium
6. Polly
7. Territorial Pissings
8. Drain You
9. Lounge Act
10. Stay Away
11. On a Plain
12. Something in the Way
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This album is amazing throughout, not a weak track on it.

My Ranking:
Smells Like Teen Spirit
Lithium
Come As You Are
Stay Away
Drain You
In Bloom
Territorial Pissings
Polly
On a Plain
Lounge Act
Something in the Way
Breed
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"Endless, Nameless" is not counted, then? I only know the album with that track, even though I know original pressings didn't feature it.
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1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
6. Polly
3. Come as You Are
2. In Bloom
5. Lithium
10. Stay Away
4. Breed
8. Drain You
12. Something in the Way
9. Lounge Act
7. Territorial Pissings
11. On a Plain
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Amazing album!

1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
3. Come As You Are
5. Lithium
2. In Bloom
6. Polly
12. Something in the Way
4. Breed
10. Stay Away
8. Drain You
7. Territorial Pissings
11. On a Plain
9. Lounge Act
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1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
3. Come As You Are
5. Lithium
2. In Bloom
12. Something in the Way
4. Breed
10. Stay Away
6. Polly
8. Drain You
11. On a Plain
9. Lounge Act
7. Territorial Pissings
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Probably my favorite album.

1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
2. In Bloom
9. Lounge Act
3. Come As You Are
5. Lithium
7. Territorial Pissings
6. Polly
10. Stay Away
8. Drain You
4. Breed
11. On a Plain
12. Something in the Way
13. Endless, Nameless

I think we should count "Endless, Nameless" as a separate song from "Something in the Way".
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4. Breed
12. Something in the Way
8. Drain You
1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
2. In Bloom
6. Polly
11. On a Plain
5. Lithium
3. Come As You Are
10. Stay Away
9. Lounge Act
7. Territorial Pissings
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3. Come As You Are
4. Breed
5. Lithium
1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
12.Something In The Way
2. In Bloom
6. Polly
10. Stay Away
7. Territorial Pissings
8. Drain You
11. On A Plain
9. Lounge Act
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The five first songs are all incredibles. And if the album only had 10 songs it would have been absolutely perfect to the beginnig to the end.

3. Come As You Are
1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
5. Lithium
2. In Bloom
6. Polly
7. Territorial Pissings
4. Breed
8. Drain You
12. Something in the Way
10. Stay Away
11. On a Plain
9. Lounge Act
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04. Breed
05. Lithium
07. Territorial Pissings
01. Smells Like Teen Spirit
06. Polly
02. In Bloom
03. Come As You Are
11. On A Plain
12. Something In The Way
09. Lounge Act
08. Drain You
10. Stay Away
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1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
5. Lithium
3. Come As You Are
8. Drain You
9. Lounge Act
12. Something in the Way
2. In Bloom
6. Polly
10. Stay Away
7. Territorial Pissings
4. Breed
11. On a Plain
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Smells Like Teen Spirit
Lithium
Come As You Are
On a Plain
In Bloom
Polly
Drain You
Breed
Lounge Act
Stay Away
Something in the Way
Territorial Pissings
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Quite a surprise that Smells Like Teen Spirit is the forum favorite here! :D
I feel like that
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Ranking some of these songs was mission impossible.

1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
5. Lithium
3. Come As You Are
2. In Bloom
8. Drain You
6. Polly
12. Something in the Way
11. On a Plain
9. Lounge Act
4. Breed
7. Territorial Pissings
10. Stay Away
13. Endless, Nameless
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Ulysses, you forgot to rank Drain You.
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1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
11. On a Plain
3. Come As You Are
6. Polly
12. Something in the Way
5. Lithium
10. Stay Away
2. In Bloom
4. Breed
8. Drain You
7. Territorial Pissings
9. Lounge Act

I do not enjoy the last four songs.
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BleuPanda wrote:Ulysses, you forgot to rank Drain You.
Fixed.
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Almost forgot about this one...

1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
3. Come As You Are
12. Something in the Way
2. In Bloom
5. Lithium
9. Lounge Act
8. Drain You
6. Polly
11. On a Plain
4. Breed
10. Stay Away
7. Territorial Pissings
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Finally an album I've heard most of! The rest I haven't heard to completion quite yet.

Smells Like Teen Spirit
Come as you Are
Lithium
In Bloom
Drain You
Breed
Polly
Something in the Way
Lounge Act
On a Plain
Territorial Pissings
Stay Away
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1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
3. Come As You Are
6. Polly
8. Drain You
4. Breed
2. In Bloom
5. Lithium
12. Something in the Way
11. On a Plain
9. Lounge Act
7. Territorial Pissings
10. Stay Away
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Welcome, notbrianeno!
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12. Something in the Way
3. Come As You Are
5. Lithium
2. In Bloom
1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
6. Polly
8. Drain You
11. On a Plain
9. Lounge Act
4. Breed
10. Stay Away
7. Territorial Pissings
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5. Lithium
6. Polly
1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
2. In Bloom
4. Breed
8. Drain You
11. On a Plain
3. Come As You Are
12. Something in the Way
10. Stay Away
9. Lounge Act
7. Territorial Pissings
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1 | Smells Like Teen Spirit
2 | Lithium
3 | Drain You
4 | In Bloom
5 | Come as You Are
6 | Polly
7 | Breed
8 | Lounge Act
9 | Territorial Pissings
10 | Stay Away
11 | On a Plain
12 | Something in the Way
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1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
2. Come As You Are
3. Lithium
4. In Bloom
5. Polly
6. Drain You
7. Something in the Way
8. On a Plain
9. Breed
10. Territorial Pissings
11. Lounge Act
12. Stay Away
13. Endless, Nameless
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Surprised I hadn't tackled that one yet ! That being said, another tough one to rank.

1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
2. In Bloom
4. Breed
6. Polly
7. Territorial Pissings
3. Come As You Are
12. Something in the Way
5. Lithium
10. Stay Away
8. Drain You
11. On a Plain
9. Lounge Act
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1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
3. Come As You Are
5. Lithium
6. Polly
2. In Bloom
8. Drain You
10. Stay Away
12. Something in the Way
9. Lounge Act
11. On a Plain
4. Breed
7. Territorial Pissings
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03 | Come As You Are
01 | Smells Like Teen Spirit
05 | Lithium
02 | In Bloom
08 | Drain You
12 | Something in the Way
09 | Lounge Act
06 | Polly
11 | On a Plain
04 | Breed
10 | Stay Away
07 | Territorial Pissings
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1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
2. Come as You are
3. Something in the Way
4. In Bloom
5. Lithium
6. Endless Nameless
7. Breed
8. Territorial Pissings
9. Lounge Act
10. Stay Away
11. On A Plain
12. Drain You
13. Polly
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3 | Come As You Are
1 | Smells Like Teen Spirit
11 | On a Plain
5 | Lithium
2 | In Bloom
4 | Breed
6 | Polly
7 | Territorial Pissings
12 | Something in the Way
10 | Stay Away
8 | Drain You
9 | Lounge Act
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1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
11. On a Plain
2. In Bloom
4. Breed
3. Come As You Are
7. Territorial Pissings
5. Lithium
6. Polly
9. Lounge Act
8. Drain You
10. Stay Away
12. Something in the Way
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"Take your time. Hurry up."

01 | Come As You Are
02 | Lithium
03 | In Bloom
04 | Breed
05 | Polly
06 | Lounge Act
07 | Something in the Way
08 | Smells Like Teen Spirit
09 | Stay Away
10 | Territorial Pissings
11 | On a Plain
12 | Drain You
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08 | Smells Like Teen Spirit
01 | Come As You Are
07 | Something in the Way
05 | Polly
02 | Lithium
03 | In Bloom
11 | On a Plain
09 | Stay Away
12 | Drain You
04 | Breed
06 | Lounge Act
10 | Territorial Pissings
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1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
2. Come as You are
3. Lithium
4. Something in the Way
5. Polly
6. In Bloom
7. On A Plain
8. Breed
9. Territorial Pissings
10. Drain You
11. Stay Away
12. Lounge Act
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5. Lithium
1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
3. Come As You Are
11. On a Plain
9. Lounge Act
12. Something in the Way
6. Polly
2. In Bloom
4. Breed
10. Stay Away
8. Drain You
7. Territorial Pissings
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04| Breed
08| Drain You
09| Lounge Act
12| Something in the Way
10| Stay Away
02| In Bloom
05| Lithium
11| On A Plain
03| Come As You Are
06| Polly
01| Smells Like Teen Spirit
07| Territorial Pissings
(13| Endless, Nameless)
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1. Smells like teen spirit
2. Lithium
3. In bloom
4. Drain you
5. Lounge act
6. Come as you are
7. On a plain
8. Breed
9. Polly
10. Stay away
11. Territorial pissings
12. Something in the way
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1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
2. Come As You Are
3. Lithium
4. In Bloom
5. Drain You
6. Polly
7. Territorial Pissings
8. On a Plain
9. Something in the Way
10. Breed
11. Lounge Act
12. Stay Away
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3. Come As You Are
1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
2. In Bloom
5. Lithium
12. Something in the Way
11. On a Plain
8. Drain You
6. Polly
4. Breed
7. Territorial Pissings
10. Stay Away
9. Lounge Act
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1-.Smells Like Teen Spirit
2-.Something in the Way
3-.Come As You Are
4-.Polly
5-.Lithium
6-.In Bloom
7-.Territorial Pissings
8-.On a Plain
9-.Drain You
10-.Breed
11-.Stay Away
12-.Lounge Act
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1 | Smells Like Teen Spirit
2 | Come As You Are
3 | Lithium
4 | In Bloom
5 | Drain You
6 | Lounge Act
7 | Something in the Way
8 | On a Plain
9 | Breed
10 | Polly
11 | Stay Away
12 |Territorial Pissings
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