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The Animals United Kingdom 

The best album by The Animals is The Animals which is ranked number 3,351 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 464.

The Animals is ranked number 1,332 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 1,024.

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The Animals best albums

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

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The AnimalsUnited Kingdom The Animals
Year of Release:1964Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1964:19Rank Score:464
Rank in 1960s262Overall Rank:3,351
Average Rating:  76/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.

AnimalismUnited Kingdom The Animals
Year of Release:1966Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1966:33Rank Score:275
Rank in 1960s355Overall Rank:5,072
Average Rating:  75/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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3.

The Best Of The Animals
Compilation
United Kingdom The Animals
Year of Release:1966Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1966:80Rank Score:97
Rank in 1960s739Overall Rank:11,639
Average Rating:  76/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.

Animal TracksUnited Kingdom The Animals
Year of Release:1965Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1965:92Rank Score:57
Rank in 1960s1,005Overall Rank:17,483
Average Rating:  73/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

The Animals (1995)
Compilation
United Kingdom The Animals
Year of Release:1995Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1995:409Rank Score:49
Rank in 1990s3,878Overall Rank:18,904
Average Rating:  78/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

RetrospectiveUnited Kingdom The Animals
Year of Release:2004Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2004:519Rank Score:36
Rank in 2000s5,883Overall Rank:21,531
Average Rating:  75/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

AnimalizationUnited Kingdom The Animals
Year of Release:1966Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1966:137Rank Score:35
Rank in 1960s1,240Overall Rank:21,661
Average Rating:  72/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

AnimalismsUnited Kingdom The Animals
Year of Release:1966Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1966:247Rank Score:5
Rank in 1960s2,398Overall Rank:41,217
Average Rating:  73/100 (1 vote)
Comments: 0 comments
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Before We Were So Rudely InterruptedUnited Kingdom The Animals
Year of Release:1977Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1977:465Rank Score:5
Rank in 1970s4,755Overall Rank:42,078
Average Rating:  69/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

The Most Of The Animals
Compilation
United Kingdom The Animals
Year of Release:1971Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1971:728Rank Score:1
Rank in 1970s7,681Overall Rank:70,097
Average Rating:  72/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 1,332

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The Animals best tracks

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1.The House Of The Rising Sun
(from the album The Animals)
 90/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.Spill The Wine
(from the album Retrospective)
 82/100 (6 votes)
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3.Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
(from the album Retrospective)
 81/100 (7 votes)
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4.Don't Bring Me Down
(from the album Retrospective)
 81/100 (8 votes)
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5.House Of The Rising Sun
(from the album Retrospective)
 81/100 (8 votes)
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6.We Gotta Get Out Of This Place
(from the album Retrospective)
 80/100 (7 votes)
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7.It's My Life
(from the album Retrospective)
 80/100 (7 votes)
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8.A Girl Named Sandoz
(from the album Retrospective)
 79/100 (3 votes)
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9.When I Was Young
(from the album Retrospective)
 79/100 (6 votes)
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10.I'm Mad Again
(from the album The Animals)
 78/100 (9 votes)
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11.Boom Boom
(from the album Retrospective)
 78/100 (4 votes)
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12.Inside Looking Out
(from the album Animalization)
 78/100 (3 votes)
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13.Bring It On Home To Me
(from the album Retrospective)
 78/100 (3 votes)
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14.San Franciscan Nights
(from the album Retrospective)
 78/100 (5 votes)
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15.Sky Pilot
(from the album Retrospective)
 78/100 (7 votes)
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16.Baby, Let Me Take You Home
(from the album The Animals)
 78/100 (9 votes)
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17.Hey Gyp
(from the album Animalism)
 77/100 (3 votes)
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18.See See Rider
(from the album Retrospective)
 77/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Don't Bring Me Down
(from the album Animalization)
 77/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Gonna Send You Back To Walker
(from the album The Animals)
 77/100 (10 votes)
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The Animals ratings

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75/100 (from 26 votes)
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80/100
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65/100
 
75/100
02/11/2017 01:01
81/100
 
85/100
10/24/2016 19:46
69/100
 
75/100
10/19/2016 02:38
73/100
 
70/100
09/29/2016 20:38
71/100

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From albumceleste 10/19/2016 02:42
A very good blues band with a HUGE singer. Their first two albums -maybe their first 3- are consistently good. They were playing the same league as the Yardbirds and maybe early Rolling Stones but when music changed after the Beatles 65-66 musical revolution they fell behind and their style was suddenly old overnight.
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From Gerard1968 06/20/2016 14:23
Over their career the band line up have included an echidna, a wolverine and a ferret
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From antiloopje 09/03/2013 15:28
Most songs by this band seem to have "aged" more than songs by other bands (The Troggs for example also sound old, but still a lot "fresher"). This music seems out of time and ready to be forgotten (if not already by most). However, they do have 2 or 3 great songs, House of the Rising sun in the first place.
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From Johnnyo 06/29/2013 15:09
One of the seminal british bands of the mid '60's. Never up there with the Stones, Beatles or Kinks but still a very accomplished blues band.
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From Bobby Jean 09/18/2012 18:25
The early Animals is great. Love the sound of the group and also Eric Burdon sings great!
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From junodog4 09/04/2012 23:01
Playing the same game as the Rolling Stones and Beatles, with a little bit more bluesy influences. They just don't do it quite as well. They have their moments (Rising Sun, Misunderstood, etc...) but they have way too much filler, and their post 66 work is awful. Too bad - they have some great tracks.
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