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See also: Avey Tare & Panda Bear, Avey Tare, Panda Bear & Geologist, Campfire Songs.

The best album by Animal Collective is Merriweather Post Pavilion which is ranked number 97 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 20,896.

Animal Collective is ranked number 63 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 38,762.

Members who like this artist also like: Arcade Fire, Sigur Rós and Kanye West.

Animal Collective official website: http://www.myanimalhome.net

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Animal Collective best albums

The following albums by Animal Collective are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Merriweather Post PavilionUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2009Appears in:692 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:20,939
Rank in 2000s14Overall Rank:97
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,026 votes)
Comments: 125 comments
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2.

Strawberry JamUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2007Appears in:300 charts
Rank in 2007:9Rank Score:6,713
Rank in 2000s66Overall Rank:322
Average Rating:  81/100 (486 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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3.

FeelsUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2005Appears in:200 charts
Rank in 2005:9Rank Score:4,365
Rank in 2000s95Overall Rank:475
Average Rating:  80/100 (356 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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4.

Sung TongsUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2004Appears in:162 charts
Rank in 2004:16Rank Score:2,711
Rank in 2000s148Overall Rank:733
Average Rating:  81/100 (285 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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5.

Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've VanishedUnited States Avey Tare & Panda Bear
Year of Release:2000Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 2000:23Rank Score:1,807
Rank in 2000s209Overall Rank:1,060
Average Rating:  80/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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6.

Here Comes The IndianUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2003Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 2003:66Rank Score:633
Rank in 2000s587Overall Rank:2,507
Average Rating:  74/100 (102 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Fall Be Kind United States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2009Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 2009:57Rank Score:599
Rank in 2000s620Overall Rank:2,611
Average Rating:  78/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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8.

Centipede HzUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2012Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 2012:50Rank Score:515
Rank in 2010s299Overall Rank:2,945
Average Rating:  71/100 (209 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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9.

Painting WithUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2016Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 2016:27Rank Score:144
Rank in 2010s1,022Overall Rank:7,939
Average Rating:  69/100 (183 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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10.

Prospect HummerUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2005Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 2005:309Rank Score:98
Rank in 2000s2,866Overall Rank:10,945
Average Rating:  77/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 63

This may not be a complete discography for Animal Collective. 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!

Animal Collective best tracks

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1.My Girls
(from the album Merriweather Post Pavilion)
 91/100 (283 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.What Would I Want? Sky
(from the album Fall Be Kind )
 90/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.Fireworks
(from the album Strawberry Jam)
 90/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.For Reverend Green
(from the album Strawberry Jam)
 89/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.Summertime Clothes
(from the album Merriweather Post Pavilion)
 89/100 (211 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.Did You See The Words
(from the album Feels)
 89/100 (103 votes)
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7.Brother Sport
(from the album Merriweather Post Pavilion)
 89/100 (212 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Leaf House
(from the album Sung Tongs)
 89/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.In The Flowers
(from the album Merriweather Post Pavilion)
 89/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.Banshee Beat
(from the album Feels)
 89/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.Peacebone
(from the album Strawberry Jam)
 88/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.The Purple Bottle
(from the album Feels)
 88/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Grass
(from the album Feels)
 87/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.Alvin Row
(from the album Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've Vanished)
 87/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.Who Could Win A Rabbit
(from the album Sung Tongs)
 87/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.Bluish
(from the album Merriweather Post Pavilion)
 86/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.April And The Phantom
(from the album Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've Vanished)
 86/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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18.Winters Love
(from the album Sung Tongs)
 86/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Today's Supernatural
(from the album Centipede Hz)
 86/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Turn Into Something
(from the album Feels)
 85/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Animal Collective ratings

Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 129 votes)
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80/100
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78/100
 
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11/07/2016 20:04
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90/100
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From Gerard1968 06/20/2016 12:52
The current band line up include an aardvark, three toed sloth, and a narwhal.
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90/100
From theelectricjelly 03/28/2016 23:56
I've loved these guys for so long, but I can't deny that I've been a little disappointed with their output post- the Fall Be Kind ep. I was hoping Centipede Hz was just a misstep, but I guess they're sticking with the MAXIMAL WOOGLY-GOOGLY SOUNDS AT ALL TIMES vibe. And I say this as someone who digs the maximal woogly-googly aesthetic as a rule! I just miss the days when AC could get hushed and intimate. They sound like they make music strictly for the outdoor festival circuit, and more power to them; their songs, however, are no longer aimed directly at my heart.

The other side of this, though, is that as AC goes "off the rails (for me, at least), their solo work just gets better and better. Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks and Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper were leagues beyong Centipede Hz and Painting With.
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Rating:  
95/100
From rxaxp 09/01/2015 14:38
Damn. These guys are brilliant.
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95/100
From Joeingram 08/31/2015 17:13
Fresh and original. They recreated the psych music genre completely.
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70/100
From nipplefart 07/08/2015 02:24
One of the few modern psych bands that always sound completely fresh and innovative without having to borrow sounds from the 60's/70's/80's.

1. Spirit They're Gone
2. Sung Tongs
3. Feels
4. Merriweather
5. Strawberry Jam
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Rating:  
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From Epicpenguin13 06/18/2015 09:02
These guys are going to be heroes someday.
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25/100
From Toto456 03/24/2015 14:33
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From 9999 11/09/2014 01:13
Probably my favourite band of the 2000s. The run of Sung Tongs - Feels - Strawberry Jam - Merriweather Post Pavilion is just unbelievable.
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From austincrane235 10/14/2014 02:04
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From DoomFace 06/18/2014 13:39
so under appreciated. Completely unique and original and creative and yet modern!! a classic band that deserve all manner of praise; a sound like nothing else and yet one that never seems to sacrifice feel - brilliant
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