"No one knows what it's like. To be the bad man. To be the sad man. Behind blue eyes"

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The best album by Blue Öyster Cult is Secret Treaties which is ranked number 2,050 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 813.

Blue Öyster Cult is ranked number 509 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 3,418.

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Blue Öyster Cult best albums

The following albums by Blue Öyster Cult are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Secret TreatiesUnited States Blue Öyster Cult
Year of Release:1974Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1974:38Rank Score:813
Rank in 1970s421Overall Rank:2,050
Average Rating:  79/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.

Agents Of FortuneUnited States Blue Öyster Cult
Year of Release:1976Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1976:56Rank Score:432
Rank in 1970s658Overall Rank:3,392
Average Rating:  77/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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3.

Tyranny And MutationUnited States Blue Öyster Cult
Year of Release:1973Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1973:77Rank Score:423
Rank in 1970s668Overall Rank:3,444
Average Rating:  77/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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On Your Feet Or On Your KneesUnited States Blue Öyster Cult
Year of Release:1975Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1975:84Rank Score:307
Rank in 1970s821Overall Rank:4,441
Average Rating:  73/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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SpectresUnited States Blue Öyster Cult
Year of Release:1977Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1977:73Rank Score:305
Rank in 1970s824Overall Rank:4,460
Average Rating:  74/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Blue Öyster CultUnited States Blue Öyster Cult
Year of Release:1972Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1972:88Rank Score:290
Rank in 1970s859Overall Rank:4,618
Average Rating:  78/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Fire Of Unknown OriginUnited States Blue Öyster Cult
Year of Release:1981Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1981:115Rank Score:207
Rank in 1980s951Overall Rank:6,008
Average Rating:  74/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Some Enchanted EveningUnited States Blue Öyster Cult
Year of Release:1978Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1978:139Rank Score:146
Rank in 1970s1,265Overall Rank:7,837
Average Rating:  76/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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ImaginosUnited States Blue Öyster Cult
Year of Release:1988Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1988:130Rank Score:141
Rank in 1980s1,261Overall Rank:8,046
Average Rating:  67/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Don't Fear The Reaper: The Best Of Blue Öyster Cult
Compilation
United States Blue Öyster Cult
Year of Release:2000Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 2000:288Rank Score:88
Rank in 2000s3,246Overall Rank:12,109
Average Rating:  73/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 509

This may not be a complete discography for Blue Öyster Cult. 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!

Blue Öyster Cult best tracks

#TrackRating
1.(Don't Fear) The Reaper
(from the album Agents Of Fortune)
 89/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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2.Burnin' For You
(from the album Fire Of Unknown Origin)
 87/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.Astronomy
(from the album Some Enchanted Evening)
 83/100 (5 votes)
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4.Astronomy
(from the album Secret Treaties)
 83/100 (15 votes)
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5.The Red And The Black
(from the album Tyranny And Mutation)
 82/100 (14 votes)
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6.Flaming Telepaths
(from the album Secret Treaties)
 81/100 (17 votes)
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7.Then Came The Last Days Of May
(from the album On Your Feet Or On Your Knees)
 81/100 (9 votes)
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8.Veteran Of The Psychic Wars
(from the album Fire Of Unknown Origin)
 81/100 (12 votes)
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9.E.T.I. (Extra Terrestrial Intelligence)
(from the album Some Enchanted Evening)
 81/100 (3 votes)
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10.Godzilla [Live]
(from the album Some Enchanted Evening)
 81/100 (3 votes)
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11.Godzilla
(from the album Spectres)
 81/100 (19 votes)
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12.Imaginos
(from the album Imaginos)
 80/100 (3 votes)
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13.(Don't Fear) The Reaper [Live]
(from the album Some Enchanted Evening)
 80/100 (6 votes)
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14.I Am the One You Warned Me Of
(from the album Imaginos)
 80/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.In the Presence of Another World
(from the album Imaginos)
 80/100 (3 votes)
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16.Joan Crawford
(from the album Fire Of Unknown Origin)
 80/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.7 Screaming Diz-Busters
(from the album On Your Feet Or On Your Knees)
 80/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Harvester Of Eyes
(from the album On Your Feet Or On Your Knees)
 80/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Cities On Flame With Rock & Roll
(from the album On Your Feet Or On Your Knees)
 80/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Kick Out The Jams
(from the album Some Enchanted Evening)
 80/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Blue Öyster Cult ratings

Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 31 votes)
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74/100
 
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From WideAwake38 05/10/2016 16:41
One of my favorite bands, very underrated.
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From BazGarner 04/09/2015 10:02
BOC produced some great songs
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From junodog4 01/23/2015 04:20
Interesting what RAW said about Imaginos... Drew my attention to it, and it does sound like a letdown. Otherwise, BOC is a great singles band with a distinctive sound.
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From Antonio-Pedro 12/22/2013 00:52
One of the greatest rock bands of all time
with one of my favorite debuts of all time
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From musicmanstu 07/29/2012 05:57
Don't Fear and Burnin' For You are two of my all time favs!
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"Agents of Fortune" is their album with their greatest song (Don't Fear the Reaper) and if you are OK with albums that have a production that is less than polished then you should like their first 2 albums. I have all of their albums. I did not even bother to listen to most of those that came after "Imaginos", not much of it is worth the time it takes to listen. "Imaginos" is one of the great shames of the music industry, this album had the concept, the songs, the band, the fan base to become a BEA. Unfortunately, too many record company imposed compromises sunk the album. It failed miserably and it is not even a good album as a result. This is an example of a band that was held back in its prime and never allowed to properly shine and hence left in its trail a series of good songs and half decent album but not the BEA they had in them.
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