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Rank the Tracks: LCD Soundsystem's Sound of Silver (2007)

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Someone great has come.



LCD Soundsystem's "Sound of Silver" (2007)

Tracklisting:
01 | Get Innocuous!
02 | Time to Get Away
03 | North American Scum
04 | Someone Great
05 | All My Friends
06 | Us v Them
07 | Watch the Tapes
08 | Sound of Silver
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down

Next week's gonna be astral.
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My second favorite album with my all-time favorite song!

All My Friends
Someone Great
New York I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
North American Scum
Get Innocuous
Us v Them
Time to Get Away
Watch the Tapes
Sound of Silver
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Top 10 album of all time with a top 10 song of all time.

Tracklisting:
05 | All My Friends
06 | Us v Them
01 | Get Innocuous!
04 | Someone Great
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
03 | North American Scum
07 | Watch the Tapes
02 | Time to Get Away
08 | Sound of Silver

I think Sound of Silver and Songs for the Deaf are the only 2 albums with 5 songs in my top 500 of all time.
Someone Great would have been my pick for #2 for quite a long time, but as time goes I go back to Us v Them and Get Innocuous! even more.
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I basically love all of the songs on this album (aside from the two at the bottom). I had a hard time ranking the six songs between #1 and the bottom two:

05 | All My Friends
03 | North American Scum
04 | Someone Great
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
07 | Watch the Tapes
02 | Time to Get Away
06 | Us v Them
08 | Sound of Silver
01 | Get Innocuous!
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Pretty nice album. I'm still relatively new to the genre. Talking Heads influence definitely on the opening track.

05 | All My Friends
03 | North American Scum
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
02 | Time to Get Away
08 | Sound of Silver
04 | Someone Great
01 | Get Innocuous!
06 | Us v Them
07 | Watch the Tapes
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All My Friends
North American Scum
New York, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down
Someone Great
Us vs Them
Watch the Tapes
Get Innocuous!
Time to Get Away
Sound of Silver

How unanimous will this week be I wonder?
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NOPE I'M BREAKING THE RULES

1. North American Scum
2. All My Friends
3. New York, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down
4. Get Innocuous!
5. Someone Great
6. Watch The Tapes
7. Us V Them
8. Time To Get Away
9. Sound Of Silver
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05 | All My Friends
04 | Someone Great
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
03 | North American Scum
08 | Sound of Silver
02 | Time to Get Away
07 | Watch the Tapes
06 | Us v Them
01 | Get Innocuous!
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My #7 album of all time...

1. All My Friends (my #1 song of all time)
2. Someone Great (my #231 song of all time)
3. New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down (my #20 song of 2007, and one of the best songs ever that's not included on AM)
4. North American Scum (my #39 song of 2007, and a great song all around)
5. Us V Them (just outside of my top 50 songs of 2007. An underrated track with a strong Talking Heads vibe)
6. Get Innocuous! (also just outside of my top 50 songs of 2007. The Kraftwerk sample on the song is great)
7. Sound of Silver (a good song, and the lyrics here make the track)
8. Time to Get Away (a good song, but just "good")
9. Watch the Tapes (also a "just good" song)

I also have a theory about this album. There are 9 songs here, and those 9 songs can easily be divided into 3 groups of 3. We have the...

The rockers:

Time to Get Away
North American Scum
Watch the Tapes

The heartstring tuggers:

Someone Great
All My Friends
New York, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down

The dance-punk jam sessions:

Get Innocuous!
Us V Them
Sound of Silver
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05 | All My Friends*
04 | Someone Great*
01 | Get Innocuous!*
02 | Time to Get Away
08 | Sound of Silver
03 | North American Scum
07 | Watch the Tapes
06 | Us v Them
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 6.72
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05 | All My Friends
08 | Sound of Silver
04 | Someone Great
01 | Get Innocuous!
06 | Us v Them
07 | Watch the Tapes
02 | Time to Get Away
03 | North American Scum
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
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05 | All My Friends
04 | Someone Great
01 | Get Innocuous!
09 | New York, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down
08 | Sound of Silver
07 | Watch The Tapes
03 | North American Scum
02 | Time To Get Away
06 | Us V Them
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04 | Someone Great
02 | Time to Get Away
05 | All My Friends
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
01 | Get Innocuous!
08 | Sound of Silver
03 | North American Scum
07 | Watch the Tapes
06 | Us v Them
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1. Someone Great
2. All My Friends
3. New York, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down
4. Get Innocuous!

5. North American Scum

6. Us v Them
7. Time to Get Away
8. Watch the Tapes
9. Sound of Silver

This is a really top heavy album for me. I find myself skipping past the bottom four tracks whenever I go back to it.
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My lucky 13th favorite album of all time!

Someone Great
All My Friends
Get Innocuous
Sound of Silver
New York I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
Time to Get Away
North American Scum
Us v Them
Watch the Tapes
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I'm surprised by the lack of love for Us v Them.
Never expected it to beat the top 3 but assumed it'd stay in the middle of most lists.
The songs has been the opener of their comeback concerts so I assumed it was a fairly beloved one, and the "clouds black out the sun" break had a huge pop from the audience (granted, helped by the fact it was the first song of the set).
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01 | Get Innocuous!
08 | Sound of Silver
06 | Us v Them
02 | Time to Get Away
07 | Watch the Tapes
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
05 | All My Friends
03 | North American Scum
04 | Someone Great
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Results after the first week of voting:
01 | All My Friends | 1,7 points
02 | Someone Great | 3,1 points
03 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down | 4,5 points
04 | North American Scum | 4,9 points
05 | Get Innocuous! | 4,9 points
06 | Time to Get Away | 6,2 points
07 | Sound of Silver | 6,3 points
08 | Us v Them | 6,4 points
09 | Watch the Tapes | 7,1 points
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Good to see New York I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down place in the top three. I'm really shocked Sound of Silver beat Us v Them. I find Sound of Silver to be the one weak moment on an otherwise perfect album (Time to Get Away and Watch the Tapes work well as breathers), while Us v Them is one of their best pure jams. Their scores are close, but I expected Sound of Silver to be an easy last place.
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04 | Someone Great
03 | North American Scum
01 | Get Innocuous!
05 | All My Friends
08 | Sound of Silver
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
02 | Time to Get Away
06 | Us v Them
07 | Watch the Tapes

Virtually interchangeable from Sound of Silver to Us v Them. Someone Great has alway been the standout for me
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Stunning album. A real contender for best this century.

All My Friends: 10
Get Innocuous!: 10
Someone Great: 10
New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down: 10
Time to Get Away: 9
North American Scum: 9
Us v Them: 9
Watch the Tapes: 9
Sound of Silver: 7
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"If I could see all my friends tonight."

01 | All My Friends
02 | Someone Great
03 | Get Innocuous!
04 | Us v Them
05 | Watch the Tapes
06 | North American Scum
07 | Time to Get Away
08 | Sound of Silver
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
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I finally entered his universe after years of questions about his music (thanks to the incredible American Dream)

Great:

Very good:
03 | North American Scum
02 | Time to Get Away
05 | All My Friends
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down

Good:
04 | Someone Great
01 | Get Innocuous!
07 | Watch the Tapes
06 | Us v Them

Mediocre:
08 | Sound of Silver

Not for me:
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02 | Time to Get Away
03 | North American Scum
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
08 | Sound of Silver
05 | All My Friends
07 | Watch the Tapes
01 | Get Innocuous!
06 | Us v Them
04 | Someone Great
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01 | Get Innocuous!
03 | North American Scum
04 | Someone Great
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
06 | Us v Them
02 | Time to Get Away
05 | All My Friends
08 | Sound of Silver
07 | Watch the Tapes
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01 | Get Innocuous!
03 | North American Scum
04 | Someone Great
05 | All My Friends
02 | Time to Get Away
06 | Us v Them
08 | Sound of Silver
07 | Watch the Tapes
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
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04| Someone Great
06| Us vs Them
05| All My Friends
07| Watch the Tapes
09| New York, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down
02| Time to Get Away
03| North American Scum
08| Sound of SIlver
01| Get Innocuous!
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04 | Someone Great
05 | All My Friends
03 | North American Scum
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
01 | Get Innocuous!
06 | Us v Them
02 | Time to Get Away
08 | Sound of Silver
07 | Watch the Tapes
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01 | All My Friends
02 | Someone Great
03 | North American Scum
04 | Get Innocuous!
05 | Time to Get Away
06 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
07 | Sound of Silver
08 | Us v Them
09 | Watch the Tapes
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