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The best album by The Shins is Chutes Too Narrow which is ranked number 288 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 8,211.

The Shins is ranked number 154 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 18,431.

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The Shins official website: http://www.theshins.com

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The Shins best albums

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

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1.

Chutes Too NarrowUnited States The Shins
Year of Release:2003Appears in:388 charts
Rank in 2003:5Rank Score:8,211
Rank in 2000s56Overall Rank:288
Average Rating:  81/100 (535 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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2.

Oh, Inverted WorldUnited States The Shins
Year of Release:2001Appears in:304 charts
Rank in 2001:10Rank Score:5,774
Rank in 2000s78Overall Rank:394
Average Rating:  79/100 (485 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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3.

Wincing The Night AwayUnited States The Shins
Year of Release:2007Appears in:216 charts
Rank in 2007:14Rank Score:3,574
Rank in 2000s117Overall Rank:608
Average Rating:  77/100 (370 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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Port Of MorrowUnited States The Shins
Year of Release:2012Appears in:133 charts
Rank in 2012:33Rank Score:816
Rank in 2010s214Overall Rank:2,180
Average Rating:  73/100 (305 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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5.

HeartwormsUnited States The Shins
Year of Release:2017Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 2017:32Rank Score:57
Rank in 2010s2,948Overall Rank:17,549
Average Rating:  74/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Overall band rank: 154

This may not be a complete discography for The Shins. 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!

The Shins best tracks

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1.New Slang
(from the album Oh, Inverted World)
 91/100 (166 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.Saint Simon
(from the album Chutes Too Narrow)
 89/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.Caring Is Creepy
(from the album Oh, Inverted World)
 88/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.Phantom Limb
(from the album Wincing The Night Away)
 88/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.Australia
(from the album Wincing The Night Away)
 87/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.Sleeping Lessons
(from the album Wincing The Night Away)
 87/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.Kissing The Lipless
(from the album Chutes Too Narrow)
 87/100 (118 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.So Says I
(from the album Chutes Too Narrow)
 87/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.Simple Song
(from the album Port Of Morrow)
 86/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Young Pilgrims
(from the album Chutes Too Narrow)
 85/100 (102 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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11.Pink Bullets
(from the album Chutes Too Narrow)
 85/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.Turn On Me
(from the album Wincing The Night Away)
 84/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.Mine's Not A High Horse
(from the album Chutes Too Narrow)
 84/100 (99 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.It's Only Life
(from the album Port Of Morrow)
 84/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.The Rifle's Spiral
(from the album Port Of Morrow)
 84/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.Gone For Good
(from the album Chutes Too Narrow)
 84/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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17.Know Your Onion!
(from the album Oh, Inverted World)
 83/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.A Comet Appears
(from the album Wincing The Night Away)
 83/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.Fighting In A Sack
(from the album Chutes Too Narrow)
 83/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Turn A Square
(from the album Chutes Too Narrow)
 83/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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The Shins ratings

Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 97 votes)
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80/100
05/20/2017 04:42
79/100
 
70/100
05/17/2017 17:27
70/100
 
75/100
05/16/2017 05:26
74/100
 
85/100
03/11/2017 19:57
81/100
 
60/100
03/10/2017 18:10
71/100

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The Shins comments

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95/100
From MichaelJEO97 03/10/2017 15:35
Possibly the best band around at the moment.
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Rating:  
100/100
From Pegasus 05/29/2015 14:51
Very consistent band with great music.
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Rating:  
100/100
From indieshins 01/06/2015 06:24
This band still holds a special place in my heart, but my last comment was ridiculously hyperbolic. A great band, but definitely not the best ever, not by a long shot. I guess it goes to show how I've become more discerning of what's good and bad in the last couple of years. But my rating still stands due to my own personal connection to this band.
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Rating:  
90/100
From menz812 01/06/2015 05:03
James Mercer can do no wrong
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Rating:  
80/100
From jqmusiclove 09/15/2013 13:42
While I'm not obsessed or mesmerised by the Shins they have some really beautiful albums that I will be further exploring over time.
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95/100
From jhuik 06/27/2013 01:51
At their worst they are catchy and tuneful, at their best they are brilliantly, artfully tuneful, only occasionally do they veer toward obscurity or lack of relevance.
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From indieshins 03/31/2013 07:12
My favourite band ever and one of the greatest bands of all time. Perhaps the greatest. Should be ranked much higher than they are.
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Rating:  
100/100
From austincrane235 03/25/2013 23:09
one of my favorite bands
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Rating:  
65/100
From FieryGunHand 11/24/2012 16:39
Another newish band building a fine back catalogue. Really like chutes too narrow and wincing the night away. The danger mouse (broken bells) collaboration is pretty good as well.
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95/100
From jhuik 09/15/2012 00:53
James Mercer is an amazing songwriter, singer and musician. What a stupidly banal thing to say about just another genius who gives so much. Every album is an event.
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