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The best album by Pere Ubu is The Modern Dance which is ranked number 591 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 3,553.

Pere Ubu is ranked number 378 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 5,133.

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Pere Ubu best albums

The following albums by Pere Ubu are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Modern DanceUnited States Pere Ubu
Year of Release:1978Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 1978:12Rank Score:3,553
Rank in 1970s144Overall Rank:591
Average Rating:  80/100 (252 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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2.

Dub HousingUnited States Pere Ubu
Year of Release:1978Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 1978:42Rank Score:826
Rank in 1970s423Overall Rank:2,076
Average Rating:  77/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Terminal TowerUnited States Pere Ubu
Year of Release:1985Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1985:98Rank Score:166
Rank in 1980s1,131Overall Rank:7,260
Average Rating:  75/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.

The Art Of WalkingUnited States Pere Ubu
Year of Release:1980Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1980:131Rank Score:153
Rank in 1980s1,190Overall Rank:7,676
Average Rating:  72/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Raygun SuitcaseUnited States Pere Ubu
Year of Release:1995Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1995:207Rank Score:115
Rank in 1990s1,982Overall Rank:9,616
Average Rating:  75/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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New Picnic TimeUnited States Pere Ubu
Year of Release:1979Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1979:168Rank Score:96
Rank in 1970s1,702Overall Rank:11,330
Average Rating:  79/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Datapanik In The Year ZeroUnited States Pere Ubu
Year of Release:1996Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 1996:304Rank Score:92
Rank in 1990s2,468Overall Rank:11,845
Average Rating:  76/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The Tenement YearUnited States Pere Ubu
Year of Release:1988Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1988:291Rank Score:40
Rank in 1980s2,797Overall Rank:19,823
Average Rating:  78/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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St ArkansasUnited States Pere Ubu
Year of Release:2002Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 2002:555Rank Score:28
Rank in 2000s6,180Overall Rank:22,575
Average Rating:  74/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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CloudlandUnited States Pere Ubu
Year of Release:1989Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1989:405Rank Score:20
Rank in 1980s3,567Overall Rank:25,427
Average Rating:  73/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 378

This may not be a complete discography for Pere Ubu. 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!

Pere Ubu best tracks

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1.The Modern Dance
(from the album The Modern Dance)
 87/100 (35 votes)
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2.Humor Me
(from the album The Modern Dance)
 86/100 (28 votes)
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3.Life Stinks
(from the album The Modern Dance)
 85/100 (29 votes)
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4.Laughing
(from the album The Modern Dance)
 84/100 (29 votes)
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5.Over My Head
(from the album The Modern Dance)
 84/100 (29 votes)
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6.Sentimental Journey
(from the album The Modern Dance)
 84/100 (27 votes)
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7.Non-Alignment Pact
(from the album The Modern Dance)
 84/100 (36 votes)
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8.Chinese Radiation
(from the album The Modern Dance)
 84/100 (31 votes)
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9.Street Waves
(from the album The Modern Dance)
 84/100 (29 votes)
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10.Final Solution
(from the album Terminal Tower)
 83/100 (7 votes)
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11.Real World
(from the album The Modern Dance)
 82/100 (27 votes)
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12.Ubu Dance Party
(from the album Dub Housing)
 82/100 (9 votes)
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13.Dub Housing
(from the album Dub Housing)
 81/100 (11 votes)
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14.30 Seconds Over Tokyo
(from the album Terminal Tower)
 81/100 (6 votes)
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15.Caligari's Mirror
(from the album Dub Housing)
 80/100 (9 votes)
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16.Navvy
(from the album Dub Housing)
 80/100 (13 votes)
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17.The Fevered Dream of Hernando DeSoto
(from the album St Arkansas)
 79/100 (5 votes)
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18.Dark
(from the album St Arkansas)
 79/100 (4 votes)
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19.Hell
(from the album St Arkansas)
 79/100 (3 votes)
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20.Codex
(from the album Dub Housing)
 78/100 (7 votes)
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Pere Ubu ratings

Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 22 votes)
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From daftpunter 03/31/2013 15:02
Wire...Gang of Four...Pere Ubu. Drop me off on the deserted island with the discographies of these three bands and I'm good to go. Ubu was odd, creative, odd, and in the end...a rock and roll band. Two of the greatest albums ever in Dub Housing and The Modern Dance but not a dud in the bunch. The key is not to get caught up in Crocus Behemoth's (David Thomas') voice. It's an instrument, not a lyric delivery system. Taking that with the textures provided by Peter Laughner's guitar and especially Allen Ravenstine's masterful keyboards and you get probably the most unique band in the universe. And don't forget the rhythm section. Remember, this is a rock and roll band. Brilliant.
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From Mingy Jongo 08/25/2009 09:59
The greatest band of all time by a longshot.
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