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Wire United Kingdom 

See also: Wir.

The best album by Wire is Pink Flag which is ranked number 292 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 7,927.

Wire is ranked number 195 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 13,501.

Members who like this artist also like: Tom Waits, Talk Talk and Brian Eno.

Wire official website: http://pinkflag.com/

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Wire best albums

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

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Pink FlagUnited Kingdom Wire
Year of Release:1977Appears in:386 charts
Rank in 1977:11Rank Score:7,927
Rank in 1970s78Overall Rank:292
Average Rating:  83/100 (453 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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2.

Chairs MissingUnited Kingdom Wire
Year of Release:1978Appears in:196 charts
Rank in 1978:15Rank Score:3,319
Rank in 1970s155Overall Rank:640
Average Rating:  82/100 (241 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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3.

154United Kingdom Wire
Year of Release:1979Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 1979:20Rank Score:1,838
Rank in 1970s238Overall Rank:1,089
Average Rating:  81/100 (166 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.

SendUnited Kingdom Wire
Year of Release:2003Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 2003:262Rank Score:108
Rank in 2000s2,658Overall Rank:10,324
Average Rating:  74/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

1985-1990: The A List
Compilation
United Kingdom Wire
Year of Release:1993Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1993:294Rank Score:75
Rank in 1990s2,971Overall Rank:14,471
Average Rating:  75/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

WireUnited Kingdom Wire
Year of Release:2015Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 2015:304Rank Score:62
Rank in 2010s2,654Overall Rank:16,343
Average Rating:  73/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

The Ideal CopyUnited Kingdom Wire
Year of Release:1987Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1987:227Rank Score:60
Rank in 1980s2,378Overall Rank:16,643
Average Rating:  76/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Change Becomes UsUnited Kingdom Wire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 2013:572Rank Score:39
Rank in 2010s3,494Overall Rank:20,425
Average Rating:  77/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

A Bell Is a Cup ... Until It Is StruckUnited Kingdom Wire
Year of Release:1988Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1988:371Rank Score:24
Rank in 1980s3,352Overall Rank:23,993
Average Rating:  77/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Object 47United Kingdom Wire
Year of Release:2008Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2008:900Rank Score:15
Rank in 2000s7,895Overall Rank:29,355
Average Rating:  71/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 195

This may not be a complete discography for Wire. 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!

Wire best tracks

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1.Mannequin
(from the album Pink Flag)
 88/100 (91 votes)
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2.Outdoor Miner
(from the album Chairs Missing)
 88/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.Ex Lion Tamer
(from the album Pink Flag)
 87/100 (92 votes)
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4.1 2 X U
(from the album Pink Flag)
 87/100 (95 votes)
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5.Reuters
(from the album Pink Flag)
 86/100 (96 votes)
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6.Map Ref. 41 °N 93° W
(from the album 154)
 86/100 (30 votes)
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7.Three Girl Rhumba
(from the album Pink Flag)
 85/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.I Should Have Known Better
(from the album 154)
 85/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Strange
(from the album Pink Flag)
 84/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.I Am The Fly
(from the album Chairs Missing)
 84/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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11.Fragile
(from the album Pink Flag)
 84/100 (73 votes)
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12.15th
(from the album 154)
 84/100 (27 votes)
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13.Lowdown
(from the album Pink Flag)
 84/100 (80 votes)
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14.Practise Makes Perfect
(from the album Chairs Missing)
 84/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.Pink Flag
(from the album Pink Flag)
 84/100 (79 votes)
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16.Champs
(from the album Pink Flag)
 83/100 (71 votes)
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17.Too Late
(from the album Chairs Missing)
 83/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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18.Feeling Called Love
(from the album Pink Flag)
 83/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Two People In A Room
(from the album 154)
 83/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Mr Suit
(from the album Pink Flag)
 83/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Wire ratings

Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 43 votes)
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90/100
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From exileonthehell 01/21/2016 02:26
Thanks to 154, Chairs Missing and Pink Flag, this band has grown on me
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From PsychologistHD 01/06/2015 23:42
"What's your favorite Wire album?"

Why not just make me choose a favorite child?
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From Liedzeit 07/18/2014 11:16
They are magnificent. But I must say, I saw them in the 90ies (or was it 2000s?) and that was one of the biggest disappointments I ever experienced. When you do a reunion concert, you should at least behave professionally, (like e.g. Velvet Underground did). Wire were very obviously bored and embarrassed to be forced to get together again.
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From Brandon8 07/18/2013 02:09
I know there are more Wire fans out there. It's okay to comment! This band deserves real recognition. I saw them play last night in NYC and they were terrific. They play so fast and precise it was awe inspiring. I am very glad I discovered this group.
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From daftpunter 03/31/2013 06:24
An important band. Though Pink Flag is not overrated as it's considered a classic of minimilism, the band's overall output is quite excellent. 154 and Chairs Missing are equally great albums. A great band.
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