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The best album by Swans is The Seer which is ranked number 478 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 4,422.

Swans is ranked number 150 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 17,946.

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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:260 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:4,419
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:480
Average Rating:  81/100 (397 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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2.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 2014:2Rank Score:4,187
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:506
Average Rating:  81/100 (464 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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3.

Soundtracks For The BlindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:166 charts
Rank in 1996:12Rank Score:3,688
Rank in 1990s118Overall Rank:564
Average Rating:  82/100 (218 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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4.

Children Of GodUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1987Appears in:105 charts
Rank in 1987:29Rank Score:1,273
Rank in 1980s237Overall Rank:1,448
Average Rating:  79/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

White Light From The Mouth Of InfinityUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1991Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 1991:27Rank Score:1,056
Rank in 1990s362Overall Rank:1,695
Average Rating:  78/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.

The Great AnnihilatorUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1995Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1995:64Rank Score:566
Rank in 1990s558Overall Rank:2,770
Average Rating:  78/100 (102 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.

FilthUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1983Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1983:43Rank Score:509
Rank in 1980s499Overall Rank:3,027
Average Rating:  74/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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8.

Swans Are DeadUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1998Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1998:72Rank Score:439
Rank in 1990s690Overall Rank:3,386
Average Rating:  76/100 (33 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:63 charts
Rank in 2010:77Rank Score:396
Rank in 2010s400Overall Rank:3,685
Average Rating:  75/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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10.

The Glowing ManUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2016Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 2016:24Rank Score:299
Rank in 2010s538Overall Rank:4,588
Average Rating:  79/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Overall band rank: 150

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 (74 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.Oxygen
(from the album To Be Kind)
 89/100 (116 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.The Sound
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 89/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.Screen Shot
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (127 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.Bring The Sun / Toussaint L'Ouverture
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (116 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.Lunacy
(from the album The Seer)
 88/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.A Piece Of The Sky
(from the album The Seer)
 88/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.A Little God In My Hands
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.All Lined Up
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 88/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.She Loves Us!
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (114 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 (46 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.Volcano
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 87/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.The Seer
(from the album The Seer)
 86/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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14.Song For A Warrior
(from the album The Seer)
 86/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.Frankie M.
(from the album The Glowing Man)
 86/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.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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17.Just A Little Boy (For Chester Burnett)
(from the album To Be Kind)
 85/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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18.Animus
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 85/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.To Be Kind
(from the album To Be Kind)
 85/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 3 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 71 votes)
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90/100
6 hours ago
79/100
 
90/100
01/14/2017 06:13
81/100
 
90/100
01/05/2017 20:41
87/100
 
80/100
01/01/2017 18:05
72/100
 
95/100
12/24/2016 13:23
71/100

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Swans comments

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