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The best album by Violent Femmes is Violent Femmes which is ranked number 209 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 11,019.

Violent Femmes is ranked number 205 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 12,126.

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Violent Femmes best albums

The following albums by Violent Femmes are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1.

Violent FemmesUnited States Violent Femmes
Year of Release:1983Appears in:536 charts
Rank in 1983:2Rank Score:10,995
Rank in 1980s26Overall Rank:212
Average Rating:  82/100 (578 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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2.

Hallowed GroundUnited States Violent Femmes
Year of Release:1984Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 1984:39Rank Score:820
Rank in 1980s341Overall Rank:2,104
Average Rating:  77/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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3.

The Blind Leading The NakedUnited States Violent Femmes
Year of Release:1986Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1986:159Rank Score:116
Rank in 1980s1,471Overall Rank:9,641
Average Rating:  74/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3United States Violent Femmes
Year of Release:1989Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1989:207Rank Score:84
Rank in 1980s1,899Overall Rank:12,964
Average Rating:  69/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Why Do Birds Sing?United States Violent Femmes
Year of Release:1991Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1991:205Rank Score:84
Rank in 1990s2,692Overall Rank:12,979
Average Rating:  71/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Freak MagnetUnited States Violent Femmes
Year of Release:2000Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2000:739Rank Score:9
Rank in 2000s8,930Overall Rank:34,209
Average Rating:  67/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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New TimesUnited States Violent Femmes
Year of Release:1994Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1994:741Rank Score:7
Rank in 1990s7,176Overall Rank:37,058
Average Rating:  66/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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We Can Do AnythingUnited States Violent Femmes
Year of Release:2016Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2016:1,031Rank Score:5
Rank in 2010s9,369Overall Rank:41,718
Average Rating:  69/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Viva Wisconsin (Live)United States Violent Femmes
Year of Release:1999Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1999:969Rank Score:4
Rank in 1990s7,994Overall Rank:42,099
Average Rating:  75/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Permanent Record: The Very Best Of
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United States Violent Femmes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 2005:1,553Rank Score:2
Rank in 2000s15,269Overall Rank:59,078
Average Rating:  74/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 205

This may not be a complete discography for Violent Femmes. 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!

Violent Femmes best tracks

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1.Blister In The Sun
(from the album Violent Femmes)
 91/100 (195 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.Kiss Off
(from the album Violent Femmes)
 88/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.Add It Up
(from the album Violent Femmes)
 88/100 (132 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.Gone Daddy Gone
(from the album Violent Femmes)
 86/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.Good Feeling
(from the album Violent Femmes)
 86/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.Please Do Not Go
(from the album Violent Femmes)
 85/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.Prove My Love
(from the album Violent Femmes)
 84/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Never Tell
(from the album Hallowed Ground)
 82/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.Country Death Song
(from the album Hallowed Ground)
 82/100 (22 votes)
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10.Confessions
(from the album Violent Femmes)
 82/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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11.American Music
(from the album Why Do Birds Sing?)
 81/100 (9 votes)
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12.Promise
(from the album Violent Femmes)
 81/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.I'm Free
(from the album Why Do Birds Sing?)
 80/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.No Killing
(from the album The Blind Leading The Naked)
 80/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
(from the album Why Do Birds Sing?)
 80/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.It's Gonna Rain
(from the album Hallowed Ground)
 79/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.To The Kill
(from the album Violent Femmes)
 79/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.Hallowed Ground
(from the album Hallowed Ground)
 79/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Hey Nonny Nonny
(from the album Why Do Birds Sing?)
 78/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Out The Window
(from the album Why Do Birds Sing?)
 78/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Violent Femmes ratings

Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 29 votes)
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75/100
02/10/2017 13:37
73/100
 
75/100
08/18/2016 16:43
64/100
 
95/100
08/13/2016 06:23
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75/100
08/01/2016 18:04
74/100
 
60/100
03/05/2016 13:40
48/100

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From HarryLuke 08/13/2016 06:24
Excellent artists, I love pretty much all but their new work. Violent Femmes is by far their best work and as such it is in my top 10 albums of all time. ALso worth checking out are 3 and Hollowed Ground.
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From sssvnnn 11/15/2015 04:42
...not one album wonders but at least 3 album wonders:
Violent Femmes, Hollowed Ground, Viva Wisconsin (OK mostly songs of the two former albums...).
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From nutso42 10/11/2013 02:39
Some good stuff, but unable to maintain the momentum.
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From junodog4 09/06/2012 17:40
Is it harsh to label these guys one album wonders? Violent Femmes is a fantastic album, full of perceptions on growing up and cutting humour that's smarter than people realize. Further, these guys are pretty strong instrumentally - who else can rock out on a xylophone? Too bad they couldn't be consistently strong from album to album.
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