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The best album by Swans is The Seer which is ranked number 456 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 3,555.

Swans is ranked number 193 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 10,227.

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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:185 charts
Rank in 2012:6Rank Score:3,555
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:456
Average Rating:  81/100 (256 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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2.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:169 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:2,378
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:651
Average Rating:  80/100 (255 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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3.

Soundtracks For The BlindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1996:24Rank Score:1,658
Rank in 1990s201Overall Rank:898
Average Rating:  82/100 (117 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.

Children Of GodUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1987Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1987:34Rank Score:803
Rank in 1980s266Overall Rank:1,654
Average Rating:  80/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

White Light From The Mouth Of InfinityUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1991Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1991:59Rank Score:336
Rank in 1990s729Overall Rank:3,376
Average Rating:  77/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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6.

The Great AnnihilatorUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1995Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1995:84Rank Score:323
Rank in 1990s748Overall Rank:3,470
Average Rating:  79/100 (57 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:41 charts
Rank in 2010:76Rank Score:322
Rank in 2010s307Overall Rank:3,482
Average Rating:  75/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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8.

FilthUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1983Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1983:57Rank Score:297
Rank in 1980s594Overall Rank:3,725
Average Rating:  73/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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9.

Swans Are DeadUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1998Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1998:149Rank Score:142
Rank in 1990s1,429Overall Rank:6,631
Average Rating:  76/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

The Burning WorldUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1989Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1989:161Rank Score:92
Rank in 1980s1,448Overall Rank:9,481
Average Rating:  67/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Overall band rank: 193

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.Oxygen
(from the album To Be Kind)
Top rated 88/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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2.Screen Shot
(from the album To Be Kind)
Top rated 87/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.She Loves Us!
(from the album To Be Kind)
Top rated 87/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.A Little God In My Hands
(from the album To Be Kind)
Top rated 87/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.Lunacy
(from the album The Seer)
Top rated 87/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.A Piece Of The Sky
(from the album The Seer)
Top rated 87/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.Bring The Sun" / "Toussaint L'Ouverture
(from the album To Be Kind)
Top rated 86/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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8.Songs For A Warrior
(from the album The Seer)
Top rated 85/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.The Seer Returns
(from the album The Seer)
 85/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.The Apostate
(from the album The Seer)
 85/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.Nathalie Neal
(from the album To Be Kind)
 85/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.The Seer
(from the album The Seer)
 85/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.The Sound
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 84/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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14.To Be Kind
(from the album To Be Kind)
 84/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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15.Avatar
(from the album The Seer)
 84/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.Just A Little Boy (For Chester Burnett)
(from the album To Be Kind)
 84/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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17.Kirsten Supine
(from the album To Be Kind)
 84/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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18.Mother Of The World
(from the album The Seer)
 83/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.The Beautiful Days
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 83/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Animus
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 83/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Swans ratings

Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 42 votes)
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100/100
11/17/2014 20:58
  Ratings distribution 2 ratings
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85/100
10/09/2014 12:29
73/100
 
75/100
10/07/2014 09:43
77/100
 
100/100
09/23/2014 14:42
  Ratings distribution 1 rating
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70/100
09/20/2014 21:06
  Ratings distribution 8 ratings
81/100

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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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