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The best album by The B-52's is The B-52's which is ranked number 675 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 3,042.

The B-52's is ranked number 369 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 5,327.

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The B-52's best albums

The following albums by The B-52's are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The B-52'sUnited States The B-52's
Year of Release:1979Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 1979:13Rank Score:3,042
Rank in 1970s161Overall Rank:675
Average Rating:  78/100 (257 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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2.

Cosmic ThingUnited States The B-52's
Year of Release:1989Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1989:27Rank Score:1,045
Rank in 1980s278Overall Rank:1,704
Average Rating:  75/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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3.

Wild PlanetUnited States The B-52's
Year of Release:1980Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1980:61Rank Score:518
Rank in 1980s493Overall Rank:2,989
Average Rating:  75/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Bouncing Off The SatellitesUnited States The B-52's
Year of Release:1986Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1986:82Rank Score:260
Rank in 1980s816Overall Rank:5,112
Average Rating:  71/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Good StuffUnited States The B-52's
Year of Release:1992Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1992:148Rank Score:170
Rank in 1990s1,456Overall Rank:7,109
Average Rating:  68/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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FunplexUnited States The B-52's
Year of Release:2008Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 2008:258Rank Score:126
Rank in 2000s2,306Overall Rank:8,900
Average Rating:  70/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Whammy!United States The B-52's
Year of Release:1983Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1983:192Rank Score:72
Rank in 1980s2,129Overall Rank:14,581
Average Rating:  73/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Party Mix!/MesopotamiaUnited States The B-52's
Year of Release:1991Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1991:310Rank Score:44
Rank in 1990s3,905Overall Rank:18,923
Average Rating:  74/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Time Capsule: Songs For A Future Generation
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United States The B-52's
Year of Release:1998Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1998:521Rank Score:20
Rank in 1990s5,078Overall Rank:25,065
Average Rating:  72/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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MesopotamiaUnited States The B-52's
Year of Release:1982Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1982:398Rank Score:16
Rank in 1980s3,925Overall Rank:28,025
Average Rating:  74/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 369

This may not be a complete discography for The B-52's. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The B-52's best tracks

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1.Rock Lobster
(from the album The B-52's)
 88/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.Love Shack
(from the album Cosmic Thing)
 84/100 (45 votes)
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3.Planet Claire
(from the album The B-52's)
 84/100 (52 votes)
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4.Roam
(from the album Cosmic Thing)
 83/100 (30 votes)
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5.Dance This Mess Around
(from the album The B-52's)
 82/100 (41 votes)
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6.Rock Lobster
(from the album Time Capsule: Songs For A Future Generation)
 81/100 (4 votes)
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7.Private Idaho
(from the album Wild Planet)
 81/100 (14 votes)
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8.Ain't It A Shame
(from the album Bouncing Off The Satellites)
 81/100 (3 votes)
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9.52 Girls
(from the album The B-52's)
 81/100 (37 votes)
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10.Revolution Earth
(from the album Good Stuff)
 81/100 (9 votes)
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11.Private Idaho
(from the album Time Capsule: Songs For A Future Generation)
 80/100 (4 votes)
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12.52 Girls
(from the album Time Capsule: Songs For A Future Generation)
 80/100 (3 votes)
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13.6060-842
(from the album The B-52's)
 80/100 (36 votes)
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14.Tell It Like It T-I-is
(from the album Good Stuff)
 79/100 (6 votes)
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15.Vision Of A Kiss
(from the album Good Stuff)
 79/100 (5 votes)
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16.Planet Claire
(from the album Time Capsule: Songs For A Future Generation)
 79/100 (3 votes)
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17.Roam
(from the album Time Capsule: Songs For A Future Generation)
 79/100 (3 votes)
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18.Good Stuff
(from the album Good Stuff)
 79/100 (10 votes)
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19.Bad Influence
(from the album Good Stuff)
 79/100 (5 votes)
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20.Give Me Back My Man
(from the album Wild Planet)
 79/100 (12 votes)
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The B-52's ratings

Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 33 votes)
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70/100
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66/100
 
85/100
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74/100
 
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03/05/2016 14:04
48/100
 
75/100
11/05/2015 20:25
81/100
 
80/100
10/30/2015 02:14
72/100

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From Gerard1968 06/20/2016 14:07
The band are named after an aeroplane, other bands named after aeroplanes are U2 and The Blue Aeroplanes
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From junodog4 01/22/2015 03:29
Fun fun fun... Creative, danceable mess. Sometimes gets a little trite, but if you stick with the gems you're good.
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From Crusaderlord 04/29/2012 17:10
Wild Planet was for me their best album alongside their debut album
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From Captain_Dude 07/14/2011 04:18
THE B-52's, COSMIC THING, and...yes...BOUNCING OFF THE SATELLITES are the three must-haves of this group. Kate and Cindy are two girls that can really sing! And Fred? Fred is just so...well..off-beat. This retro-chic new wave surf pop delight is absolutely addictive. From COSMIC THING, be sure to listen to "Channel Z" and "Roam" along with the over-played, but still funky-as-hell, "Love Shack." From the debut, check out "Planet Claire," "52 Girls," "Lava," and (no surprise here) "Rock Lobster" (the song that actually made use of the same types of crazy noises that Yoko made 10 years earlier). Also, do NOT dismiss BOUNCING OFF THE SATELLITES! "Summer of Love," "Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland," "Wig," "Theme for a Nude Beach," "Detour Through Your Mind," "Housework,"...damn...that album, which is aften overlooked because of the the tragedy surrounding it, is filled to the brim with catchy, poppy, fun, and infectious. Sure, the other two albums are more popular...but this one definitely contains some of their strongest work! I'd recommend it highly for any B-52's fan, new wave fan...or the person that has never listened to the B-52's. BOUNCING OFF THE SATELLITES is a wonderful introduction to the B-52's and absolutely captures their spirit more than any of their other releases.
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