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Swans United States 

The best album by Swans is To Be Kind which is ranked number 511 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 3,863.

Swans is ranked number 157 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 16,395.

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.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:273 charts
Rank in 2014:2Rank Score:3,863
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:511
Average Rating:  81/100 (436 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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2.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:239 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:3,785
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:527
Average Rating:  81/100 (373 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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3.

Soundtracks For The BlindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 1996:12Rank Score:3,304
Rank in 1990s125Overall Rank:600
Average Rating:  82/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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4.

Children Of GodUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1987Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 1987:29Rank Score:1,318
Rank in 1980s223Overall Rank:1,362
Average Rating:  79/100 (135 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

White Light From The Mouth Of InfinityUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1991Appears in:81 charts
Rank in 1991:26Rank Score:1,073
Rank in 1990s339Overall Rank:1,601
Average Rating:  79/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.

The Great AnnihilatorUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1995Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1995:55Rank Score:635
Rank in 1990s507Overall Rank:2,459
Average Rating:  78/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.

FilthUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1983Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1983:39Rank Score:528
Rank in 1980s472Overall Rank:2,850
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:504
Rank in 1990s607Overall Rank:2,946
Average Rating:  76/100 (30 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:58 charts
Rank in 2010:82Rank Score:356
Rank in 2010s408Overall Rank:3,890
Average Rating:  75/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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10.

CopUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1984Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1984:133Rank Score:127
Rank in 1980s1,334Overall Rank:8,559
Average Rating:  76/100 (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

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1.Helpless Child
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 91/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.Oxygen
(from the album To Be Kind)
 89/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.The Sound
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 88/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.Screen Shot
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (119 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.Bring The Sun / Toussaint L'Ouverture
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.Lunacy
(from the album The Seer)
 88/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.A Little God In My Hands
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.All Lined Up
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 88/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.A Piece Of The Sky
(from the album The Seer)
 88/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.She Loves Us!
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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11.I Was A Prisoner In Your Skull
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 87/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.Volcano
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 87/100 (44 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.The Glowing Man
(from the album The Glowing Man)
 85/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.To Be Kind
(from the album To Be Kind)
 85/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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17.Just A Little Boy (For Chester Burnett)
(from the album To Be Kind)
 85/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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18.Animus
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 85/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.The Beautiful Days
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 85/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Love Will Save You
(from the album White Light From The Mouth Of Infinity)
 85/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Swans ratings

Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 61 votes)
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65/100
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74/100
 
35/100
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73/100
 
100/100
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76/100
 
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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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From Floydian567 06/10/2014 09:07
Swans are the greatest thing that is criminally underrated here, god damn!
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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)
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75/100
From cartoken 12/08/2012 16:39
The most underrated influential band.
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