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The best album by Swans is The Seer which is ranked number 502 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 4,330.

Swans is ranked number 151 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 18,158.

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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:259 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:4,330
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:503
Average Rating:  81/100 (401 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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2.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:283 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:4,059
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:520
Average Rating:  81/100 (474 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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3.

Soundtracks For The BlindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:175 charts
Rank in 1996:10Rank Score:3,859
Rank in 1990s113Overall Rank:540
Average Rating:  82/100 (218 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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4.

Children Of GodUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1987Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 1987:28Rank Score:1,358
Rank in 1980s227Overall Rank:1,389
Average Rating:  80/100 (147 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

White Light From The Mouth Of InfinityUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1991Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 1991:26Rank Score:1,154
Rank in 1990s343Overall Rank:1,586
Average Rating:  79/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.

The Great AnnihilatorUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1995Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1995:65Rank Score:567
Rank in 1990s571Overall Rank:2,818
Average Rating:  78/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.

FilthUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1983Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1983:39Rank Score:544
Rank in 1980s471Overall Rank:2,918
Average Rating:  75/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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8.

Swans Are DeadUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1998Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1998:70Rank Score:474
Rank in 1990s661Overall Rank:3,224
Average Rating:  76/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The SkyUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2010Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 2010:76Rank Score:391
Rank in 2010s412Overall Rank:3,750
Average Rating:  75/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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10.

The Glowing ManUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2016Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 2016:26Rank Score:302
Rank in 2010s547Overall Rank:4,600
Average Rating:  79/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Overall band rank: 151

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 (76 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.Oxygen
(from the album To Be Kind)
 89/100 (118 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.The Sound
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 89/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.Screen Shot
(from the album To Be Kind)
 89/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.Bring The Sun / Toussaint L'Ouverture
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (118 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.Lunacy
(from the album The Seer)
 88/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.A Little God In My Hands
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.A Piece Of The Sky
(from the album The Seer)
 88/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.She Loves Us!
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (116 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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10.All Lined Up
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 88/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.Volcano
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 87/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.I Was A Prisoner In Your Skull
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 87/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.Animus
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 86/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.The Seer
(from the album The Seer)
 86/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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15.Song For A Warrior
(from the album The Seer)
 86/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.Just A Little Boy (For Chester Burnett)
(from the album To Be Kind)
 86/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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17.Frankie M.
(from the album The Glowing Man)
 86/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.To Be Kind
(from the album To Be Kind)
 86/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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19.Love Will Save You
(from the album White Light From The Mouth Of Infinity)
 85/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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20.The Glowing Man
(from the album The Glowing Man)
 85/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Swans ratings

Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 72 votes)
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65/100
02/15/2017 15:17
65/100
 
50/100
02/02/2017 17:28
67/100
 
80/100
01/29/2017 14:40
64/100
 
90/100
01/19/2017 10:45
81/100
 
90/100
01/14/2017 06:13
81/100

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Swans comments

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Rating:  
95/100
From hazza231 10/17/2016 08:23
My problem with Swans is that their music is so great and original, nothing can come close to them. Good luck trying to find similar music. The Seer is the greatest feat of music I have heard and To Be Kind is the most interesting and exciting music I have listened to.
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80/100
From nipplefart 07/20/2015 08:43
Soundtracks for the Blind just might be the greatest album ever made.
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Rating:  
100/100
From diguhba 09/23/2014 14:42
best band to discover discography
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Rating:  
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) | +6 votes (9 helpful | 3 unhelpful)
Rating:  
100/100
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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Rating:  
75/100
From cartoken 12/08/2012 16:39
The most underrated influential band.
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