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Rank the Tracks: Kanye West's The College Dropout (2004)

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Time for the second album outside the official list.



Kanye West's "The College Dropout" (2004)

Tracklisting:
01 | Intro
02 | We Don't Care
03 | Graduation Day
04 | All Falls Down
05 | I'll Fly Away
06 | Spaceship
07 | Jesus Walks
08 | Never Let Me Down
09 | Get Em High
10 | Workout Plan
11 | The New Workout Plan
12 | Slow Jamz
13 | Breathe In Breathe Out
14 | School Spirit Skit 1
15 | School Spirit
16 | School Spirit Skit 2
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit
18 | Two Words
19 | Through the Wire
20 | Family Business
21 | Last Call

I still don't know wich album are we going to rank next week. I planned to include the 2010s highest ranked album on our own Poll (not already included on the Rank the Tracks game). Since the Top 85 is not still revealed it will be either "Blackstar" or "To Pimp a Butterfly."
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20 | Family Business
21 | Last Call
07 | Jesus Walks
19 | Through the Wire
06 | Spaceship
09 | Get Em High
08 | Never Let Me Down
15 | School Spirit
13 | Breathe In Breathe Out
12 | Slow Jamz
04 | All Falls Down
02 | We Don't Care
18 | Two Words
11 | The New Workout Plan
05 | I'll Fly Away
03 | Graduation Day
01 | Intro
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit
10 | Workout Plan
16 | School Spirit Skit 2
14 | School Spirit Skit 1
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One of my very favorite albums, could do without the skits but packs 11 awesome songs (Through the Wire though ? Meh).

06 | Spaceship
11 | The New Workout Plan
08 | Never Let Me Down
07 | Jesus Walks
12 | Slow Jamz
04 | All Falls Down
15 | School Spirit
18 | Two Words
02 | We Don't Care
20 | Family Business
09 | Get Em High
19 | Through the Wire
13 | Breathe In Breathe Out
21 | Last Call
03 | Graduation Day
05 | I'll Fly Away
10 | Workout Plan
16 | School Spirit Skit 2
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit
01 | Intro
14 | School Spirit Skit 1
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"We wasn't s'posed to make it past 25, joke's on you, we still alive"

01 | Jesus Walks
02 | All Falls Down
03 | The New Workout Plan
04 | Spaceship
05 | School Spirit
06 | Never Let Me Down
07 | We Don’t Care
08 | Through the Wire
09 | Last Call
10 | Two Words
11 | Family Business
12 | Breathe in Breathe Out
13 | Get Em High
14 | Slow Jamz
15 | I’ll Fly Away
16 | Graduation Day
17 | School Spirit (Skit 2)
18 | School Spirit (Skit 1)
19 | Lil Jimmy (Skit)
20 | Workout Plan (Skit)
21 | Intro (Skit)
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My fav is Through the Wire. Top 5 Ye.
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The College Dropout and Late Registration are the only two rap albums I've heard where the skits actually add to the album rather than take away.

That being said, I'm still going to rank them last.

1. Jesus Walks
2. Through the Wire
3. Slow Jamz
4. Family Business
5. All Falls Down
6. Spaceship
7. We Don't Care
8. Two Words
9. Last Call
10. The New Workout Plan
11. School Spirit
12. Never Let Me Down
13. Get Em High
14. Breathe In Breathe Out
15. I'll Fly Away
16. Lil Jimmy Skit
17. School Spirit Skit 1
18. School Spirit 2
19. Graduation Day
20. Intro
21. Workout Plan
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07 | Jesus Walks
04 | All Falls Down
06 | Spaceship
18 | Two Words
12 | Slow Jamz
08 | Never Let Me Down
02 | We Don't Care
20 | Family Business
19 | Through the Wire
21 | Last Call
15 | School Spirit
09 | Get Em High
11 | The New Workout Plan
13 | Breathe In Breathe Out
05 | I'll Fly Away
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit
16 | School Spirit Skit 2
14 | School Spirit Skit 1
10 | Workout Plan
03 | Graduation Day
01 | Intro
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I agree with Nick about the skits. So much so that I'm not even ranking a few of them last...

12 | Slow Jamz*
06 | Spaceship
08 | Never Let Me Down
04 | All Falls Down
21 | Last Call
09 | Get Em High
19 | Through the Wire
07 | Jesus Walks
18 | Two Words
20 | Family Business
14 | School Spirit Skit 1
16 | School Spirit Skit 2
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit
15 | School Spirit
05 | I'll Fly Away
02 | We Don't Care
11 | The New Workout Plan
03 | Graduation Day
13 | Breathe In Breathe Out
10 | Workout Plan
01 | Intro

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 6.61 (Good)
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02. We Don't Care
06. Spaceship
21. Last Call
07. Jesus Walks
04. All Falls Down
20. Family Buisness
18. Two Words
15. School Spirit
09. Get Em High
19. Through The Wire
13. Breathe In Breathe Out
08. Never Let Me Down
11. The New Workout Plan
05. I'll Fly Away
12. Slow Jamz

In no particular order I have the skits at the bottom. Completely pointless!
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jbirt92 wrote:In no particular order I have the skits at the bottom. Completely pointless!
Hi, jbirt92, welcome to the forum. At the very beginning of the game we decided that the skits should be ranked too (if you don't rank them they tend to end higher on the overall list). So I've introduced the songs not included in your list in random.org and the results were:
16. School Spirit Skit 2
17. Graduation Day
18. Lil Jimmy Skit
19. School Spirit Skit 1
20. Intro
21. Workout Plan
I've tabulated your votes in this order, if you want to change it you still can do it.
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Jesus Walks
Spaceship
Slow Jamz
Through the Wire
School Spirit
We Don't Care
Two Words
Never Let Me Down
Family Business
Last Call
All Falls Down
Get Em High
Breathe in Breathe Out
I'll Fly Away
School Spirit (Skit 1)
School Spirit (Skit 2)
Lil Jimmy
The New Workout Plan
Graduation Day
Workout Plan
Intro
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12 | Slow Jamz
06 | Spaceship
05 | I'll Fly Away
20 | Family Business
19 | Through the Wire
08 | Never Let Me Down
07 | Jesus Walks
18 | Two Words
04 | All Falls Down
14 | School Spirit Skit 1
02 | We Don't Care
15 | School Spirit
21 | Last Call
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit
09 | Get Em High
03 | Graduation Day
13 | Breathe In Breathe Out
16 | School Spirit Skit 2
11 | The New Workout Plan
01 | Intro
10 | Workout Plan
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Results after the first week of voting:

01 | Spaceship | 3,0 points
02 | Jesus Walks | 3,2 points
03 | All Falls Down | 4,0 points
04 | Slow Jamz | 4,7 points
05 | Through the Wire | 6,8 points
06 | Family Business | 7,0 points
07 | Never Let Me Down | 7,0 points
08 | Two Words | 8,2 points
09 | Last Call | 8,3 points
10 | We Don't Care | 8,4 points
11 | School Spirit | 9,0 points
12 | Get Em High | 10,8 points
13 | The New Workout Plan | 12,1 points
14 | I'll Fly Away | 13,6 points
15 | Breathe In Breathe Out | 13,6 points
16 | School Spirit Skit 1 | 16,7 points
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit | 16,7 points
18 | School Spirit Skit 2 | 16,9 points
19 | Graduation Day | 17,3 points
20 | Workout Plan | 19,8 points
21 | Intro | 20,1 points
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15 | School Spirit
07 | Jesus Walks
08 | Never Let Me Down
04 | All Falls Down
06 | Spaceship
20 | Family Business
19 | Through the Wire
18 | Two Words
02 | We Don't Care
12 | Slow Jamz
09 | Get Em High
05 | I'll Fly Away
21 | Last Call
11 | The New Workout Plan
13 | Breathe In Breathe Out
01 | Intro
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit
16 | School Spirit Skit 2
03 | Graduation Day
14 | School Spirit Skit 1
10 | Workout Plan
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Aah, I love this album a lot, but I couldn't post my ranking initially because there are 21 tracks on this thing! So soulful.

19 | Through the Wire
02 | We Don't Care
11 | The New Workout Plan
07 | Jesus Walks
12 | Slow Jamz
08 | Never Let Me Down
20 | Family Business
04 | All Falls Down
13 | Breathe In Breathe Out
18 | Two Words
21 | Last Call
06 | Spaceship
10 | Workout Plan
14 | School Spirit Skit 1
05 | I'll Fly Away
09 | Get Em High
15 | School Spirit
16 | School Spirit Skit 2
01 | Intro
03 | Graduation Day
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit
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07 | Jesus Walks
04 | All Falls Down
06 | Spaceship
12 | Slow Jamz
08 | Never Let Me Down
11 | The New Workout Plan
19 | Through the Wire
02 | We Don't Care
21 | Last Call
18 | Two Words
09 | Get Em High
20 | Family Business
13 | Breathe In Breathe Out
15 | School Spirit
05 | I'll Fly Away
03 | Graduation Day
10 | Workout Plan
14 | School Spirit Skit 1
16 | School Spirit Skit 2
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit
01 | Intro
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04 | All Falls Down
06 | Spaceship
02 | We Don't Care
11 | The New Workout Plan
18 | Two Words
19 | Through the Wire
12 | Slow Jamz
15 | School Spirit
20 | Family Business
21 | Last Call
07 | Jesus Walks
08 | Never Let Me Down
05 | I'll Fly Away
13 | Breathe In Breathe Out
03 | Graduation Day
10 | Workout Plan
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit
14 | School Spirit Skit 1
16 | School Spirit Skit 2
09 | Get Em High
01 | Intro
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07 | Jesus Walks
04 | All Falls Down
19 | Through the Wire
12 | Slow Jamz
09 | Get Em High
06 | Spaceship
18 | Two Words
21 | Last Call
20 | Family Business
02 | We Don't Care
15 | School Spirit
08 | Never Let Me Down
13 | Breathe In Breathe Out
05 | I'll Fly Away
10 | Workout Plan
11 | The New Workout Plan
14 | School Spirit Skit 1
16 | School Spirit Skit 2
01 | Intro
03 | Graduation Day
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit
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07 | Jesus Walks
04 | All Falls Down
06 | Spaceship
12 | Slow Jamz
19 | Through the Wire
11 | The New Workout Plan
20 | Family Business
02 | We Don't Care
08 | Never Let Me Down
09 | Get Em High
21 | Last Call
18 | Two Words
15 | School Spirit
13 | Breathe In Breathe Out
05 | I'll Fly Away
03 | Graduation Day
10 | Workout Plan
14 | School Spirit Skit 1
16 | School Spirit Skit 2
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit
01 | Intro
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This album always used to irk me as I didn't like the high-pitched samples on the most-played songs (Through the Wire & Slow Jamz) and my roommate at university would always play it (mainly the singles). But since the release of '...in Paris', which was practically part of my soundtrack of teaching/pretending to teach abroad, I've found plenty more Kanye tracks I like (plenty I don't as well) but this is the first time I've heard TCD in full for over a decade, it won't be the last though! Still don't like the squeakiest tracks, mind:

04| All Falls Down
08| Never Let Me Down
13| Breathe In, Breathe Out
21| Last Call
02| We Don't Care
20| Family Business
09| Get Em High
18| Two Words
06| Spaceship
15| School Spirit
14| School Spirit Skit 1
11| The New Workout Plan
10| Workout Plan
07| Jesus Walks
05| I'll Fly Away
19| Through the Wire
03| Graduation Day
16| School Spirit Skit 2
12| Slow Jamz
01| Intro
17| Lil Jimmy Skit
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19 | Through the Wire
08 | Never Let Me Down
02 | We Don't Care
07 | Jesus Walks
21 | Last Call
04 | All Falls Down
11 | The New Workout Plan
15 | School Spirit
05 | I'll Fly Away
12 | Slow Jamz
06 | Spaceship
10 | Workout Plan
09 | Get Em High
18 | Two Words
20 | Family Business
13 | Breathe In Breathe Out
03 | Graduation Day
16 | School Spirit Skit 2
14 | School Spirit Skit 1
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit
01 | Intro
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01 | Jesus Walks
02 | Through the Wire
03 | Slow Jamz
04 | We Don't Care
05 | All Falls Down
06 | Breathe In Breathe Out
07 | Family Business
08 | Get Em High
09 | Graduation Day
10 | I'll Fly Away
11 | Intro
12 | Last Call
13 | Lil Jimmy Skit
14 | Never Let Me Down
15 | School Spirit
16 | School Spirit Skit 1
17 | School Spirit Skit 2
18 | Spaceship
19 | The New Workout Plan
20 | Two Words
21 | Workout Plan
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07 | Jesus Walks
04 | All Falls Down
02 | We Don't Care
20 | Family Business
08 | Never Let Me Down
15 | School Spirit
06 | Spaceship
19 | Through the Wire
18 | Two Words
09 | Get Em High
12 | Slow Jamz
21 | Last Call
13 | Breathe In Breathe Out
05 | I'll Fly Away
11 | The New Workout Plan
01 | Intro
03 | Graduation Day
17 | Lil Jimmy Skit
10 | Workout Plan
14 | School Spirit Skit 1
16 | School Spirit Skit 2
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