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The best album by The National is Boxer which is ranked number 130 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 16,580.

The National is ranked number 58 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 43,584.

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

The National official website: http://www.americanmary.com

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The National best albums

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

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

BoxerUnited States The National
Year of Release:2007Appears in:600 charts
Rank in 2007:5Rank Score:16,580
Rank in 2000s23Overall Rank:130
Average Rating:  83/100 (763 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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2.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:605 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:14,023
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:159
Average Rating:  83/100 (853 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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3.

AlligatorUnited States The National
Year of Release:2005Appears in:314 charts
Rank in 2005:8Rank Score:6,889
Rank in 2000s66Overall Rank:326
Average Rating:  80/100 (474 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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4.

Trouble Will Find MeUnited States The National
Year of Release:2013Appears in:375 charts
Rank in 2013:7Rank Score:5,418
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:411
Average Rating:  79/100 (637 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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5.

Sad Songs For Dirty LoversUnited States The National
Year of Release:2003Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 2003:82Rank Score:515
Rank in 2000s707Overall Rank:3,043
Average Rating:  75/100 (126 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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6.

Cherry TreeUnited States The National
Year of Release:2004Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 2004:404Rank Score:56
Rank in 2000s4,712Overall Rank:17,281
Average Rating:  78/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.

The NationalUnited States The National
Year of Release:2001Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 2001:433Rank Score:50
Rank in 2000s4,975Overall Rank:18,148
Average Rating:  72/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.

The Virginia EPUnited States The National
Year of Release:2008Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 2008:622Rank Score:41
Rank in 2000s5,436Overall Rank:19,846
Average Rating:  76/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

A Lot Of SorrowUnited States The National
Year of Release:2015Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 2015:839Rank Score:12
Rank in 2010s6,398Overall Rank:31,547
Average Rating:  73/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 58

This may not be a complete discography for The National. 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 National best tracks

#TrackRating
1.Fake Empire
(from the album Boxer)
 90/100 (226 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.Bloodbuzz Ohio
(from the album High Violet)
 89/100 (227 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.Mistaken For Strangers
(from the album Boxer)
 89/100 (191 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.Mr. November
(from the album Alligator)
 88/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.Slow Show
(from the album Boxer)
 88/100 (173 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.Pink Rabbits
(from the album Trouble Will Find Me)
 87/100 (141 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.Secret Meeting
(from the album Alligator)
 87/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.Don’t Swallow The Cap
(from the album Trouble Will Find Me)
 87/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.Sea Of Love
(from the album Trouble Will Find Me)
 86/100 (143 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.England
(from the album High Violet)
 86/100 (172 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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11.Terrible Love
(from the album High Violet)
 86/100 (185 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.Anyone's Ghost
(from the album High Violet)
 86/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.Afraid Of Everyone
(from the album High Violet)
 86/100 (170 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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14.I Should Live In Salt
(from the album Trouble Will Find Me)
 86/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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15.Abel
(from the album Alligator)
 86/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.Conversation 16
(from the album High Violet)
 86/100 (170 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Graceless
(from the album Trouble Will Find Me)
 85/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Apartment Story
(from the album Boxer)
 85/100 (150 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.Green Gloves
(from the album Boxer)
 85/100 (156 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Brainy
(from the album Boxer)
 85/100 (156 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The National ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 140 votes)
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From jumbosausage 08/27/2016 20:23
For years and years I'd never been able to single out an artist or band as being my favourite. That was until I stumbled upon the National in 2010. Boxer, Aligator, High Violet and Trouble Will find me are to me 5 star albums. Cherry Tree EP is also excellent.
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85/100
From pantoffeljoscha 07/19/2015 23:18
The only problem that I have with this band is that every album sounds the same. But the good thing is that every album is great
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Rating:  
85/100
From awesomness425 07/17/2015 06:56
His voice is orgasmic...Enough Said
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Rating:  
75/100
From colonelchibbers 03/28/2015 17:26
All good albums, but no great ones.
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Rating:  
85/100
From bojolpif71 02/01/2015 14:02
Un de mes préférés , avec un chanteur ayant un belle voix. Les 3 albums que je connais sont vraiment excellents ,mention particulière au superbe High Violet.
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From jhuik 08/23/2014 01:39
My favourite band of the last five years absolutely, and deserves strong consideration as the best band on the planet. Boxer, High Violet, Alligator are among the best albums ever.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +2 votes (2 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
90/100
From Dralwik 03/01/2014 04:58
The gorgeous timbre of Matt Berenger's voice and their thickly atmospheric production make this band an enthralling experience if you have a taste for their sombre tone.
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Rating:  
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From strada95 02/25/2014 00:05
I'm totally fan of this band. Different of any kind of indie you can see nowadays
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Rating:  
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From meruizh 12/26/2013 20:05
Absolutely Brilliant
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Rating:  
85/100
From Falconjames 11/01/2013 01:57
Interesting guitars, massive sound and broken down beats topped by unique vocals and great lyrics. Phenomenal band
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