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The best album by Swans is The Seer which is ranked number 470 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 3,340.

Swans is ranked number 194 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 9,856.

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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:176 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:3,339
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:470
Average Rating: 81/100 (249 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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2.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:159 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:2,297
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:663
Average Rating: 81/100 (230 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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3.

Soundtracks For The BlindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:80 charts
Rank in 1996:24Rank Score:1,459
Rank in 1990s230Overall Rank:996
Average Rating: 81/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.

Children Of GodUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1987Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1987:31Rank Score:872
Rank in 1980s252Overall Rank:1,531
Average Rating: 79/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

The Great AnnihilatorUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1995Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1995:78Rank Score:357
Rank in 1990s687Overall Rank:3,145
Average Rating: 79/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

White Light From The Mouth Of InfinityUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1991Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1991:58Rank Score:340
Rank in 1990s720Overall Rank:3,300
Average Rating: 77/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The SkyUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2010Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 2010:76Rank Score:320
Rank in 2010s304Overall Rank:3,465
Average Rating: 74/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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8.

FilthUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1983Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1983:63Rank Score:263
Rank in 1980s644Overall Rank:4,047
Average Rating: 74/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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9.

Swans Are DeadUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1998Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1998:149Rank Score:141
Rank in 1990s1,422Overall Rank:6,589
Average Rating: 76/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

CopUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1984Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1984:108Rank Score:134
Rank in 1980s1,065Overall Rank:6,840
Average Rating: 72/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 194

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.Oxygen
(from the album To Be Kind)
88/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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2.She Loves Us!
(from the album To Be Kind)
88/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.Screen Shot
(from the album To Be Kind)
88/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.A Little God In My Hands
(from the album To Be Kind)
87/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.A Piece Of The Sky
(from the album The Seer)
86/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.Lunacy
(from the album The Seer)
86/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.Bring The Sun" / "Toussaint L'Ouverture
(from the album To Be Kind)
86/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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8.Songs For A Warrior
(from the album The Seer)
85/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.To Be Kind
(from the album To Be Kind)
85/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.Nathalie Neal
(from the album To Be Kind)
85/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.The Apostate
(from the album The Seer)
85/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Kirsten Supine
(from the album To Be Kind)
84/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.Just A Little Boy (For Chester Burnett)
(from the album To Be Kind)
84/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.The Seer
(from the album The Seer)
84/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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15.Avatar
(from the album The Seer)
84/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.The Seer Returns
(from the album The Seer)
84/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.The Sound
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
84/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Mother Of The World
(from the album The Seer)
83/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Some Things We Do
(from the album To Be Kind)
82/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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20.The Beautiful Days
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
82/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Swans ratings

Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 41 votes)
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85/100
10/09/2014 12:29
73/100
 
75/100
10/07/2014 09:43
82/100
 
100/100
09/23/2014 14:42
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100/100
 
70/100
09/20/2014 21:06
  Ratings distribution 7 ratings
79/100
 
100/100
08/27/2014 21:11
  Ratings distribution 8 ratings
88/100

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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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Rating:  
75/100
From cartoken 12/08/2012 16:39
The most underrated influential band.
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