Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)

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Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)

Postby Honorio » Sun Oct 15, 2017 2:58 pm

The first album on the game coming from our all-time albums Poll instead from the official AM list.



Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp a Butterfly" (2015)

Tracklisting:
01 | Wesley's Theory
02 | For Free? (Interlude)
03 | King Kunta
04 | Institutionalized
05 | These Walls
06 | u
07 | Alright
08 | For Sale? (Interlude)
09 | Momma
10 | Hood Politics
11 | How Much a Dollar Cost
12 | Complexion (A Zulu Love)
13 | The Blacker the Berry
14 | You Ain't Gotta Lie (Momma Said)
15 | i
16 | Mortal Man

The next album in the game will be determined by the results of this poll. The Shape of Jazz to Come? Mingus Ah Um? Let It Bleed?

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Re: Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)

Postby EmilienDelRey » Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:12 pm

04 | Institutionalized
11 | How Much a Dollar Cost
05 | These Walls
01 | Wesley's Theory
07 | Alright
10 | Hood Politics
12 | Complexion (A Zulu Love)
16 | Mortal Man
13 | The Blacker the Berry
15 | i
03 | King Kunta
08 | For Sale? (Interlude)
09 | Momma
02 | For Free? (Interlude)
06 | u
14 | You Ain't Gotta Lie (Momma Said)

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Re: Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)

Postby jamieW » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:55 pm

There isn't a track on the album I give below a 6 out of 10, making it Kendrick's most consistent album for me. (Though I still like "GKMC" better overall.)

13 | The Blacker the Berry*
16 | Mortal Man*
03 | King Kunta*
15 | i
11 | How Much a Dollar Cost
07 | Alright
01 | Wesley's Theory
10 | Hood Politics
06 | u
14 | You Ain't Gotta Lie (Momma Said)
12 | Complexion (A Zulu Love)
05 | These Walls
09 | Momma
04 | Institutionalized
02 | For Free? (Interlude)
08 | For Sale? (Interlude)

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 8.19 (Excellent)

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Re: Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)

Postby prosecutorgodot » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:58 pm

Stronger set of songs than on good kid, m.A.A.d. city. My strong familiarity with this album makes it one of the easier albums for me to rank.

9/10:
08 | For Sale? (Interlude)
03 | King Kunta
06 | u
11 | How Much a Dollar Cost
02 | For Free? (Interlude)
04 | Institutionalized

8/10:
15 | i
16 | Mortal Man
05 | These Walls
12 | Complexion (A Zulu Love)
13 | The Blacker the Berry
07 | Alright

7/10:
01 | Wesley's Theory
10 | Hood Politics
14 | You Ain't Gotta Lie (Momma Said)
09 | Momma

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Re: Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)

Postby Honorio » Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:37 pm

13 | The Blacker the Berry
05 | These Walls
02 | For Free? (Interlude)
03 | King Kunta
16 | Mortal Man
01 | Wesley's Theory
11 | How Much a Dollar Cost
07 | Alright
15 | i
04 | Institutionalized
09 | Momma
12 | Complexion (A Zulu Love)
14 | You Ain't Gotta Lie (Momma Said)
10 | Hood Politics
08 | For Sale? (Interlude)
06 | u

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Re: Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)

Postby Honorio » Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:10 am

Results after the first week of voting:

01 | How Much a Dollar Cost | 4,5 points
02 | King Kunta | 5,0 points
03 | The Blacker the Berry | 5,5 points
04 | Mortal Man | 5,8 points
05 | These Walls | 6,5 points
06 | Wesley's Theory | 7,5 points
07 | i | 7,5 points
08 | Institutionalized | 7,8 points
09 | Alright | 7,8 points
10 | For Free? (Interlude) | 9,3 points
11 | Complexion (A Zulu Love) | 10,0 points
12 | Hood Politics | 10,5 points
13 | u | 10,8 points
14 | For Sale? (Interlude) | 11,0 points
15 | Momma | 13,3 points
16 | You Ain't Gotta Lie (Momma Said) | 13,5 points

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Re: Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)

Postby Listyguy » Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:35 pm

13 | The Blacker the Berry
03 | King Kunta
01 | Wesley's Theory
15 | i
07 | Alright
02 | For Free? (Interlude)
11 | How Much a Dollar Cost
06 | u
14 | You Ain't Gotta Lie (Momma Said)
16 | Mortal Man
05 | These Walls
12 | Complexion (A Zulu Love)
04 | Institutionalized
09 | Momma
08 | For Sale? (Interlude)
10 | Hood Politics

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Re: Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)

Postby ordinaryperson » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:51 pm

"Tossed and turned, lesson learned."

01 | King Kunta
02 | The Blacker the Berry
03 | i
04 | Wesley’s Theory
05 | Alright
06 | These Walls
07 | Momma
08 | Institutionalized
09 | Mortal Man
10 | How Much a Dollar Cost
11 | Hood Politics
12 | You Ain’t Gotta Lie (Momma Said)
13 | Complexion (A Zulu Love)
14 | For Sale? (Interlude)
15 | u
16 | For Free? (Interlude)
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Re: Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)

Postby maverick470 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:55 am

13 | The Blacker the Berry
07 | Alright
03 | King Kunta
15 | i
11 | How Much a Dollar Cost
16 | Mortal Man
01 | Wesley's Theory
10 | Hood Politics
12 | Complexion (A Zulu Love)
04 | Institutionalized
14 | You Ain't Gotta Lie (Momma Said)
05 | These Walls
09 | Momma
08 | For Sale? (Interlude)
02 | For Free? (Interlude)
06 | u

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Re: Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)

Postby bonnielaurel » Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:46 am

05 | These Walls
04 | Institutionalized
12 | Complexion (A Zulu Love)
16 | Mortal Man
06 | u
13 | The Blacker the Berry
08 | For Sale? (Interlude)
11 | How Much a Dollar Cost
01 | Wesley's Theory
07 | Alright
03 | King Kunta
10 | Hood Politics
15 | i
09 | Momma
02 | For Free? (Interlude)
14 | You Ain't Gotta Lie (Momma Said)
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