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The best album credited to Elbow is The Seldom Seen Kid which is ranked number 510 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 3,737.

Elbow is ranked number 304 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 6,987.

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Elbow best albums

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

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Total albums: 17. Page 1 of 2

This may not be a complete discography for Elbow.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!

Elbow bestography composition

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1990s 1 0%
2000s 8 0%
2010s 7 0%
2020s 1 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 15 88%
Yes 2 12%
Live? Albums %
No 14 82%
Yes 3 18%

Elbow 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: 88 (140 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album The Seldom Seen Kid)
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Rating: 87 (145 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album The Seldom Seen Kid)
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Rating: 86 (121 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album The Seldom Seen Kid)
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Rating: 85 (115 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album The Seldom Seen Kid)
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Rating: 85 (55 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Asleep In The Back)
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Rating: 84 (26 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Cast Of Thousands)
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Rating: 83 (31 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Leaders Of The Free World)
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Rating: 83 (46 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Asleep In The Back)
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Rating: 83 (49 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Asleep In The Back)
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Rating: 83 (102 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Seldom Seen Kid)
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Rating: 83 (105 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Seldom Seen Kid)
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Rating: 83 (38 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Little Fictions)
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Rating: 82 (40 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album Build A Rocket Boys!)
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Rating: 82 (103 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album The Seldom Seen Kid)
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Rating: 82 (30 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Leaders Of The Free World)
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Rating: 81 (90 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Seldom Seen Kid)
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Rating: 81 (100 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Seldom Seen Kid)
N.B. Tracks must have received at least 3 ratings to appear in the above list.

Elbow ratings

Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 58 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 14% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 76.7/100, a mean average of 74.7/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 77.1/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 18.8.

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From 02/04/2021 16:40
I got into these quite late but I like what I've heard. They remind a bit of Peter Gabriel and Genesis. They come under the radar and for me underrated.
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From 02/01/2015 13:59
Un des mes groupes préférés , la voix du chanteur ayant pas mal de similitudes avec celle de Peter Gabriel n'y étant certainement pas pour rien. Albums préférés The Seldom Seen Kid (mention pour The loneliness of a tower crane driver) et le récent The Take off and Landing of everything
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From 05/18/2013 15:49
Discovered them through their most accessible release: The Seldom Seen Kid and that is one of the most complex albums I have listened to. I may still be a casual listener of their music by only listening to that record and other tracks by them, they're a very under-rated band even for the British music industry. Let's hope these guys stay on top of their game for many years to come and may be remembered for making music wonderfully original.
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From 01/30/2013 07:19
One of my favourite bands. I like their 3 latest albums a lot, especially The Seldom Seen Kid, that was also the album, which shone the light on them for me. But I'm a hugh fan of their concerts, a concert of them is like sitting in a sofa in the jungle and enjoying all the thrills of nature without blinking an eye. Hail Elbow.
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From 01/16/2013 11:36
Great live experience. Love the band, other band you can get like a dime in a dozen, but not so for Elbow, this is something <>. ELbow is a rela experience, on album and live.
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From 10/06/2012 09:05
For years the great undiscovered band. Now a bit ubiquitous. Love the first 3 albums, especially Leaders of the Free World. The last 2 are good, but they have bowed a little towards a more commercial audience. Still, great lyrically and great all round songwriters. And Guy Garvey has a good line in audience banter - sadly rare these days.
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From 12/09/2011 02:48
Bid dumb name for a band, probably an inside thing. I put them off for a while because they were listed as folk music in something I looked at. The Seldom Seen Kid is what I listened to. I like it. Kind of has a Peter Gabriel thing going on at times (but better in my opnion). I cant quite place it but they sound like someone I've hear before. Anyway, they have intriguing vocals, all songs seem good.
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From 06/10/2010 19:47
I used to like them a lot more in the past. I would still call The Seldom Seen Kid and Asleep In the Back great albums though. The other 2 have got a few good tracks between them
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From 06/10/2010 09:18
Elbow need to be recognized as the Brilliant band they are!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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