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Swans United States 

The best album by Swans is The Seer which is ranked number 509 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 2,966.

Swans is ranked number 199 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 9,015.

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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:169 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:2,966
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:510
Average Rating: 80/100 (240 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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2.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:1,860
Rank in 2010s53Overall Rank:792
Average Rating: 83/100 (192 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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3.

Soundtracks For The BlindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:77 charts
Rank in 1996:23Rank Score:1,506
Rank in 1990s215Overall Rank:938
Average Rating: 81/100 (99 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.

Children Of GodUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1987Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1987:30Rank Score:897
Rank in 1980s238Overall Rank:1,458
Average Rating: 79/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The SkyUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2010Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 2010:73Rank Score:326
Rank in 2010s283Overall Rank:3,347
Average Rating: 75/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.

White Light From The Mouth Of InfinityUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1991Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1991:58Rank Score:319
Rank in 1990s739Overall Rank:3,410
Average Rating: 77/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

The Great AnnihilatorUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1995Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1995:85Rank Score:313
Rank in 1990s748Overall Rank:3,460
Average Rating: 79/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

FilthUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1983Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1983:63Rank Score:257
Rank in 1980s641Overall Rank:4,040
Average Rating: 74/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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9.

Swans Are DeadUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1998Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1998:150Rank Score:138
Rank in 1990s1,415Overall Rank:6,575
Average Rating: 77/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

CopUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1984Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1984:128Rank Score:101
Rank in 1980s1,287Overall Rank:8,352
Average Rating: 73/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 199

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

The best tracks by Swans are listed below:

#TrackRating
1.She Loves Us!
(from the album To Be Kind)
88/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.Bring The Sun" / "Toussaint L'Ouverture
(from the album To Be Kind)
87/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.Oxygen
(from the album To Be Kind)
87/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Screen Shot
(from the album To Be Kind)
87/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.A Little God In My Hands
(from the album To Be Kind)
87/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.To Be Kind
(from the album To Be Kind)
86/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.A Piece Of The Sky
(from the album The Seer)
86/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.Lunacy
(from the album The Seer)
86/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.Songs For A Warrior
(from the album The Seer)
85/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Nathalie Neal
(from the album To Be Kind)
84/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.Kirsten Supine
(from the album To Be Kind)
84/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.The Apostate
(from the album The Seer)
84/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.The Seer
(from the album The Seer)
83/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.The Seer Returns
(from the album The Seer)
83/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.The Sound
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
83/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.Just A Little Boy (For Chester Burnett)
(from the album To Be Kind)
83/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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17.The Beautiful Days
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
83/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Avatar
(from the album The Seer)
83/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.All Lined Up
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
82/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Some Things We Do
(from the album To Be Kind)
82/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Swans ratings

Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 38 votes)
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From Floydian567 06/10/2014 09:07
Swans are the greatest thing that is criminally underrated here, god damn!
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +2 votes (3 helpful | 1 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.
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75/100
From cartoken 12/08/2012 16:39
The most underrated influential band.
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