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U2 Ireland 

The best album by U2 is The Joshua Tree which is ranked number 32 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 41,978.

U2 is ranked number 15 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 98,503.

Members who like this artist also like: R.E.M., The Clash and The Smiths.

U2 official website: http://www.u2.com

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U2 best albums

The following albums by U2 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 Joshua TreeIreland U2
Year of Release:1987Appears in:1,135 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:41,978
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:32
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,544 votes)
Comments: 153 comments
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2.

Achtung BabyIreland U2
Year of Release:1991Appears in:800 charts
Rank in 1991:4Rank Score:26,196
Rank in 1990s14Overall Rank:70
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,164 votes)
Comments: 96 comments
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3.

WarIreland U2
Year of Release:1983Appears in:399 charts
Rank in 1983:5Rank Score:6,855
Rank in 1980s42Overall Rank:307
Average Rating:  78/100 (710 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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4.

The Unforgettable FireIreland U2
Year of Release:1984Appears in:302 charts
Rank in 1984:10Rank Score:5,240
Rank in 1980s56Overall Rank:395
Average Rating:  78/100 (593 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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5.

All That You Can't Leave BehindIreland U2
Year of Release:2000Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 2000:11Rank Score:4,398
Rank in 2000s94Overall Rank:460
Average Rating:  71/100 (630 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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6.

BoyIreland U2
Year of Release:1980Appears in:199 charts
Rank in 1980:15Rank Score:2,713
Rank in 1980s112Overall Rank:719
Average Rating:  75/100 (451 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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7.

How To Dismantle An Atomic BombIreland U2
Year of Release:2004Appears in:161 charts
Rank in 2004:19Rank Score:2,248
Rank in 2000s168Overall Rank:851
Average Rating:  70/100 (492 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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8.

Rattle And HumIreland U2
Year of Release:1988Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 1988:16Rank Score:2,055
Rank in 1980s146Overall Rank:925
Average Rating:  72/100 (397 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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9.

ZooropaIreland U2
Year of Release:1993Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 1993:22Rank Score:1,811
Rank in 1990s233Overall Rank:1,038
Average Rating:  70/100 (382 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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10.

No Line On The HorizonIreland U2
Year of Release:2009Appears in:100 charts
Rank in 2009:22Rank Score:1,562
Rank in 2000s242Overall Rank:1,195
Average Rating:  64/100 (387 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Overall band rank: 15

This may not be a complete discography for U2. 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!

U2 best tracks

#TrackRating
1.With Or Without You
(from the album The Joshua Tree)
 90/100 (441 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.Sunday Bloody Sunday
(from the album War)
 89/100 (294 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.One
(from the album Achtung Baby)
 89/100 (408 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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4.Where The Streets Have No Name
(from the album The Joshua Tree)
 88/100 (407 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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5.New Year's Day
(from the album War)
 88/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.Pride (In The Name Of Love)
(from the album The Unforgettable Fire)
 88/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
(from the album The Joshua Tree)
 88/100 (406 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.Bad
(from the album The Unforgettable Fire)
 86/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
(from the album U218 Singles)
 86/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Beautiful Day
(from the album All That You Can't Leave Behind)
 86/100 (205 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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11.Sunday Bloody Sunday
(from the album U218 Singles)
 85/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.All I Want Is You
(from the album Rattle And Hum)
 85/100 (117 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.The Unforgettable Fire
(from the album The Unforgettable Fire)
 85/100 (142 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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14.Mysterious Ways
(from the album Achtung Baby)
 85/100 (267 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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15.City Of Blinding Lights
(from the album How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb)
 84/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.Vertigo
(from the album How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb)
 84/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.With Or Without You
(from the album U218 Singles)
 84/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
(from the album How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb)
 84/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.One
(from the album U218 Singles)
 84/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Beautiful Day
(from the album U218 Singles)
 84/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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U2 ratings

Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 299 votes)
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U2 comments

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From Gerard1968 06/19/2016 14:43
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From sethmadsen 05/23/2016 03:13
Hmmm... seems since I left the site and came back there's been a lot of U2 hate. It's funny they used to be ranked 11th on the site. I guess their old work all of a sudden sucked because of the iTunes free release? The logic...

You know what I love about this band is they've transformed their sound about 5 times 1)Boy-War 2) Unforgettable Fire-Joshua Tree 3)Rattle and Hum 4) Achtung Baby-Pop 5) ATYCLB-today... and while some eras were better than others, they still remained on top of their game. That many changes in a band's identity would kill most bands. And they nailed it, imo. Each era had solid songs, huge selling albums, and heck, even the 360 tour was the most attended concert.

I just don't get the U2 hate. They are totally a top 20 artist of all time and if you don't understand why... you probably haven't given them enough time or even listened to them at all and were an asshole and rated them a 30 them with no intelligence.

ledemoncleaner's comment is totally respectable.
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From NoeSSS 05/08/2016 21:37
Late U2 lacks the good new wave sound that made the band big with The Joshua Tree, but for me the first albums are all masterpieces.
People should hear those
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From Deckiller 03/01/2016 02:13
Great band in the 80s - one of the pinnacles of the early Alt Rock movement. Things went south in the 90s. Bono is too preachy. I disagree with some of the comments below that say Arcic Monkeys and The Strokes are better. I find U2 at their worst to be more interesting than anything on Is This It, and most of Arctic Monkeys is cliche noise rock to me (with some good selections here and there)
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From Gerard1968 02/22/2016 14:43
Isn't it refreshing to hear multi millionaires preaching for the anti-povety movement. I don't know how much of the savings Boneo makes from his tax arrangements, but I'll bet my house he lives to a better standard of living from what he keeps for himself than I live on. So Bono, pay up or shut up. Annoyingly I quite like U2.
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From adriagc96 02/17/2016 18:23
I like them, but they aren't even near to be the 15th best band of all time.

Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, or Talking Heads are much better than them...plus other 21th century bands like The Strokes or Arctic Monkeys or Muse. The list could go on and on...
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From Wingman 02/13/2016 22:48
From what i've listened to for now,they are pretty overrated. When they're at their peak-fantastic,but most other times-good,but kind of boring.
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From Musyahid 02/07/2016 07:31
I just did no every one of you
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From Space-Dementia 08/06/2015 01:07
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From ledemoncleaner 08/03/2015 23:31
I know U2 is one of those artists that you just "have to like" but they don't really do it for me, personally. I think they have some alright records (Achtung Baby, War, Joshua Tree) and their instrumentation is well produced, but I just don't connect to them on a personal and emotional reaction. If you like them, I can see why. They certainly have an appeal to them, but they just aren't my personal favorite. I just find them "alright".
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