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The best album by Swans is The Seer which is ranked number 518 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 3,258.

Swans is ranked number 199 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 10,301.

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

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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:212 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:3,258
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:517
Average Rating:  80/100 (290 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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2.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:2,127
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:765
Average Rating:  80/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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3.

Soundtracks For The BlindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1996:21Rank Score:1,851
Rank in 1990s192Overall Rank:859
Average Rating:  82/100 (135 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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4.

Children Of GodUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1987Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1987:29Rank Score:1,057
Rank in 1980s227Overall Rank:1,380
Average Rating:  79/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

White Light From The Mouth Of InfinityUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1991Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1991:42Rank Score:465
Rank in 1990s573Overall Rank:2,691
Average Rating:  77/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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6.

FilthUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1983Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1983:57Rank Score:316
Rank in 1980s613Overall Rank:3,694
Average Rating:  74/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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7.

The Great AnnihilatorUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1995Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1995:94Rank Score:304
Rank in 1990s801Overall Rank:3,791
Average Rating:  78/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The SkyUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2010Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 2010:85Rank Score:299
Rank in 2010s355Overall Rank:3,834
Average Rating:  75/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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9.

Swans Are DeadUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1998Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1998:113Rank Score:186
Rank in 1990s1,162Overall Rank:5,575
Average Rating:  75/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

The Burning WorldUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1989Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1989:165Rank Score:94
Rank in 1980s1,501Overall Rank:9,626
Average Rating:  67/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 4 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

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1.She Loves Us!
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.Screen Shot
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.Oxygen
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Helpless Child
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 87/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.A Little God In My Hands
(from the album To Be Kind)
 87/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.Lunacy
(from the album The Seer)
 87/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.Bring The Sun" / "Toussaint L'Ouverture
(from the album To Be Kind)
 87/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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8.A Piece Of The Sky
(from the album The Seer)
 87/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.Nathalie Neal
(from the album To Be Kind)
 86/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.Songs For A Warrior
(from the album The Seer)
 85/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.The Seer
(from the album The Seer)
 85/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.All Lined Up
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 85/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.The Sound
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 85/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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14.Just A Little Boy (For Chester Burnett)
(from the album To Be Kind)
 85/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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15.To Be Kind
(from the album To Be Kind)
 85/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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16.The Beautiful Days
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 84/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.The Seer Returns
(from the album The Seer)
 84/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.The Apostate
(from the album The Seer)
 84/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Volcano
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 84/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Kirsten Supine
(from the album To Be Kind)
 84/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Swans ratings

Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 42 votes)
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73/100

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From PrinterCat 10/19/2014 09:46
Eccentric material, but it's definitely worth a listen.
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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.
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75/100
From cartoken 12/08/2012 16:39
The most underrated influential band.
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