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The best album by Swans is The Seer which is ranked number 512 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 3,838.

Swans is ranked number 157 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 16,009.

Members who like this artist also like: Talk Talk, Pixies and My Bloody Valentine.

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Swans best albums

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

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

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:237 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:3,830
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:512
Average Rating:  81/100 (370 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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2.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:263 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:3,618
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:541
Average Rating:  81/100 (420 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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3.

Soundtracks For The BlindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 1996:12Rank Score:3,140
Rank in 1990s131Overall Rank:626
Average Rating:  82/100 (192 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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4.

Children Of GodUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1987Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 1987:27Rank Score:1,394
Rank in 1980s205Overall Rank:1,278
Average Rating:  79/100 (133 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

White Light From The Mouth Of InfinityUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1991Appears in:80 charts
Rank in 1991:27Rank Score:999
Rank in 1990s362Overall Rank:1,681
Average Rating:  78/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.

The Great AnnihilatorUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1995Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1995:57Rank Score:638
Rank in 1990s506Overall Rank:2,429
Average Rating:  78/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.

FilthUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1983Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1983:39Rank Score:522
Rank in 1980s467Overall Rank:2,828
Average Rating:  74/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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8.

Swans Are DeadUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1998Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1998:64Rank Score:505
Rank in 1990s598Overall Rank:2,893
Average Rating:  77/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The SkyUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2010Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2010:83Rank Score:350
Rank in 2010s401Overall Rank:3,908
Average Rating:  74/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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10.

CopUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1984Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1984:126Rank Score:130
Rank in 1980s1,308Overall Rank:8,327
Average Rating:  75/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Overall band rank: 157

This may not be a complete discography for Swans. 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!

Swans best tracks

#TrackRating
1.Helpless Child
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 91/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.Oxygen
(from the album To Be Kind)
 89/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.Screen Shot
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (117 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.The Sound
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 88/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.Bring The Sun / Toussaint L'Ouverture
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.Lunacy
(from the album The Seer)
 88/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.A Little God In My Hands
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.She Loves Us!
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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9.A Piece Of The Sky
(from the album The Seer)
 88/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.All Lined Up
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 88/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.I Was A Prisoner In Your Skull
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 87/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.Volcano
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 87/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.The Seer
(from the album The Seer)
 86/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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14.Song For A Warrior
(from the album The Seer)
 86/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.To Be Kind
(from the album To Be Kind)
 85/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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16.Just A Little Boy (For Chester Burnett)
(from the album To Be Kind)
 85/100 (102 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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17.The Glowing Man
(from the album The Glowing Man)
 85/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.I Am The Sun
(from the album The Great Annihilator)
 85/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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19.Frankie M.
(from the album The Glowing Man)
 85/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.The Apostate
(from the album The Seer)
 85/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Swans ratings

Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 61 votes)
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65/100
08/01/2016 17:58
74/100
 
35/100
07/01/2016 16:43
73/100
 
100/100
06/15/2016 17:51
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05/06/2016 18:05
80/100
 
75/100
05/05/2016 19:25
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Swans comments

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From nipplefart 07/20/2015 08:43
Soundtracks for the Blind just might be the greatest album ever made.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +4 votes (4 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
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From diguhba 09/23/2014 14:42
best band to discover discography
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100/100
From Floydian567 06/10/2014 09:07
Swans are the greatest thing that is criminally underrated here, god damn!
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +5 votes (8 helpful | 3 unhelpful)
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From Kalos 11/22/2013 22:02
beyond the rock music itself..so intense..seen them last summer in Catania..the best show I've seen so far..
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From SquishypuffDave 01/24/2013 09:12
No bloody way The Seer is #1 Swans album.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +10 votes (13 helpful | 3 unhelpful)
Rating:  
75/100
From cartoken 12/08/2012 16:39
The most underrated influential band.
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