Album rankings per person

mirtilo

Educated Fool
01) Brave New World - 9.60
02) Dance Of Death - 9.18
03) Somewhere In Time - 9.13
04) Powerslave - 9.00
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son - 9.00
Iron Maiden - 9.00
A Matter Of Life And Death - 9.00
08) Fear Of The Dark - 8.92
09) The Final Frontier - 8.90
10) Piece Of Mind - 8.67
11) The Number Of The Beast - 8.33
12) Killers - 8.27
13) The X-Factor - 7.64
14) No Prayer For The Dying - 7.00
15) Virtual-XI - 6.25

:goodbye::D
 

Forostar

Ancient Mariner
Mosh anno 2011:
Stallion Duck
1. Killers 9,3
8. A Matter of Life and Death 8,4
10. The Number of the Beast 8,1
14. Iron Maiden 7,0
Mosh anno 2016:
1: A Matter of Life and Death - 8.7
2: Killers - 8.45
3: The Number of the Beast - 8.11
4: Iron Maiden - 6.78
 

Mosh

Winner of the 2020 Dumbest Comment Ever Award
Staff member
Me too. :oops:

Not too surprised at the differences so far. At the time of writing that, I considered Killers to be my favorite Maiden album. I'm actually surprised that the debut has a lower average than before, I figured I appreciated it a bit more now, but it is toward the bottom in my rankings for sure.

Otherwise, liking NOTB and AMOLAD about the same makes sense.
 

Mosh

Winner of the 2020 Dumbest Comment Ever Award
Staff member
2016
1: A Matter of Life and Death - 8.7
2: Killers - 8.45
3: The Final Frontier 8.4
3: The Number of the Beast - 8.11
4: Iron Maiden - 6.78

2011:
1. Killers 9,3
4. The Final Frontier 8,6
8. A Matter of Life and Death 8,4
10. The Number of the Beast 8,1
14. Iron Maiden 7,0
 

Forostar

Ancient Mariner
[U]@Jeffmetal[/U] anno 2011:
1. Powerslave 9,4
1. Seventh Son of a Seventh Son 9,4
1. Dance of Death 9,4
4. Piece of Mind 9,3
4. Somewhere in Time 9,3
4. Brave New World 9,3
7. The X Factor 9,1
8. Killers 9,0
8. The Final Frontier 9,0
10.The Number of the Beast 8,8
11. Virtual XI 8,5
12. Iron Maiden 8,4
13. No Prayer for the Dying 8,0
14. Fear of the Dark 7,9
15. A Matter of Life and Death 6,9


Jeffmetal anno 2016
:
1. Seventh Son of a Seventh Son 9,75
2. Killers 9,6
3. Powerslave 9,5
4. Somewhere in Time 9,25
5. Piece of Mind 9,22
6. Dance of Death 9
6. The Book of Souls 9
8. The X-Factor 8,82
9. The Number of the Beast 8,75
10. Iron Maiden 8,62
11. Brave New World 8,6
12. Virtual XI 7,87
13. Fear of the Dark 7,8
14. The Final Frontier 7,6
15. No Prayer for the Dying 7,1
16. A Matter of Life and Death 6,9
 
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Jeffmetal

Ancient Mariner
Ahahahahahahahah... Mind you that I'm at my job, now (a bank). The client's lists are waning, the crisis in Brasil is allowing me to do it. Ahahahahahahahahah...
 

Mosh

Winner of the 2020 Dumbest Comment Ever Award
Staff member
2016
1: Somewhere In Time - 9
2: A Matter of Life and Death - 8.7
3: Killers - 8.45
4: The Final Frontier 8.4
5: The Number of the Beast - 8.11
6: Iron Maiden - 6.78

2011:
1. Killers 9,3
4. The Final Frontier 8,6
6. Somewhere in Time 8,5

8. A Matter of Life and Death 8,4
10. The Number of the Beast 8,1
14. Iron Maiden 7,0
 

DJMayes

Ancient Mariner
Based on a complete ordering of the songs, and then rating the bottom 10% with a 1, the next with a 2, and so on:

01 - 7.50 - Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
02 - 6.91 - The Book Of Souls
03 - 6.27 - Dance Of Death
04 - 6.25 - Somewhere In Time
05 - 6.00 - The Number Of The Beast
06 - 5.88 - Virtual XI
07 - 5.67 - Fear Of The Dark
08 - 5.60 - The Final Frontier
09 - 5.50 - Brave New World
10 - 5.33 - Iron Maiden
11 - 5.33 - Piece Of Mind
12 - 5.25 - Powerslave
13 - 5.20 - A Matter Of Life And Death
14 - 5.00 - Killers
15 - 4.00 - No Prayer For The Dying
16 - 4.00 - X Factor

Virtual XI placement is particularly surprising to me.
 

Forostar

Ancient Mariner
Impressive work to make a top 161! I spent ages building my top 50 a while back.

So you've succeeded to make an order of the albums using this method. But the ratings don't give a clue of how good or bad a song or album really is, not even in your eyes, let alone us understanding it. The ratings have no meaning, apart from saying: better than this song, worse than this song.

The ratings are based on percentages (and related numbers; 1-10) from a group of 161, and not on quality of individual songs. Even if you say that the 10's represent the perfect songs, then the total number of songs decided which song is perfect and not your own view.

Take the song leading the 2nd 10% segment. According to your method it gets a 9. You don't even have to think about the song. Once again: only its place in the order decided it, not it's individual quality.

And who says you must have 10% of equally perfect songs or 10% of equally worst songs? Maybe less or more songs deserve such label in your view? It depends on how the good songs are. And that... we don't know.
 
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DJMayes

Ancient Mariner
Impressive work to make a top 161! I spent ages building my top 50 a while back.

So you've succeeded to make an order of the albums using this method. But the ratings don't give a clue of how good or bad a song or album really is, not even in your eyes, let alone us understanding it. The ratings have no meaning, apart from saying: better than this song, worse than this song.

The ratings are based on percentages (and related numbers; 1-10) from a group of 161, and not on quality of individual songs. Even if you say that the 10's represent the perfect songs, then the total number of songs decided which song is perfect and not your own view.

Take the song leading the 2nd 10% segment. According to your method it gets a 9. You don't even have to think about the song. Once again: only its place in the order decided it, not it's individual quality.

And who says you must have 10% of equally perfect songs or 10% of equally worst songs? Maybe less or more songs deserve such label in your view? It depends on how the good songs are. And that... we don't know.

Thanks - Ranking them was a lot harder than I expected. Several attempts at doing it directly failed, so I eventually ranked the songs within each album, and then slowly collated the albums that way.

I agree with you - it's completely imperfect and it doesn't actually even give the album order the way I would choose it - specifically it gives undue weight to albums with songs I don't find offensive either way, and the variation in 16 songs is quite big. Virtual XI in particular shot up significantly because of it.
 

Forostar

Ancient Mariner
It was still an interesting and (once again) impressive undertaking nonetheless! Would you post the order of songs?
 
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