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The best album credited to Nightwish is Century Child which is ranked number 2,834 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 532.

Nightwish is ranked number 722 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 2,357.

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Nightwish best albums

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

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Total albums: 15. Page 1 of 2

This may not be a complete discography for Nightwish.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!

Nightwish best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 84 (11 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Dark Passion Play)
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Rating: 82 (10 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Dark Passion Play)
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Rating: 82 (8 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Dark Passion Play)
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Rating: 82 (10 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Once)
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Rating: 82 (6 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Once)
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Rating: 81 (8 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Oceanborn)
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Rating: 81 (7 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Century Child)
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Rating: 80 (9 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Dark Passion Play)
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Rating: 80 (12 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Dark Passion Play)
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Rating: 80 (8 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Dark Passion Play)
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Rating: 80 (6 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Century Child)
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Rating: 80 (6 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Once)
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Rating: 80 (5 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Century Child)
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Rating: 80 (11 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Dark Passion Play)
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Rating: 79 (6 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Wishmaster)
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Rating: 79 (6 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Once)
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Rating: 79 (6 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 79 (5 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Century Child)
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Rating: 79 (6 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Imaginaerum)
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Rating: 79 (5 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Oceanborn)

Nightwish ratings

Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 18 votes)
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This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 75.8/100, a mean average of 76.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 76.4/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 15.5.

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From 12/10/2018 00:30
An excellent example of symphonic metal, although there can be a bit of sameness over the course of an album. They've had multiple lead singers, but they're all possessed of outstanding voices.
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From 05/24/2017 18:32
Definitely an acquired taste and some of the music can drag but some of their better songs are downright compelling.
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From 02/17/2016 08:04
Some of their melodies are fantastic. Although I don't usually listen to rock/metal music, this group is fantastic.
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From 10/01/2012 18:49
Anette and Nightwish have unfortunately parted ways. Floor Jansen is to be their third singer. This could be quite intriguing. However, Anette will be greatly missed; Imaginaerum showcased a vocalist coming into her own. She's been improving considerably, and the band had great live chemistry, but this was quite the curveball.
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From 09/19/2012 04:26
I just saw these guys live and they are one of the best live bands out there right now. I was extremely impressed, and the billing (Kamelot/Nightwish) as a whole might've been in the top 3 or top 2 concerts I've ever been to. Highly recommended.
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From 07/26/2012 10:36
I like them...the old singer Tarja is gone, but the new chick is just as good. Orchestral Metal is what it is.
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