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See also: Avey Tare & Panda Bear, Avey Tare, Panda Bear & Geologist, Campfire Songs.

The best album by Animal Collective is Merriweather Post Pavilion which is ranked number 98 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 25,530.

Animal Collective is ranked number 64 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 49,199.

Members who like this artist also like: Arcade Fire, Sufjan Stevens and Sigur Rós.

Animal Collective official website: http://www.myanimalhome.net

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Animal Collective best albums

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

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RankAlbumArtist
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Merriweather Post PavilionUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2009Appears in:900 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:25,530
Rank in 2000s13Overall Rank:98
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,337 votes)
Comments: 143 comments
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Strawberry JamUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2007Appears in:403 charts
Rank in 2007:8Rank Score:8,384
Rank in 2000s64Overall Rank:334
Average Rating:  81/100 (639 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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FeelsUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2005Appears in:299 charts
Rank in 2005:9Rank Score:5,931
Rank in 2000s90Overall Rank:456
Average Rating:  80/100 (475 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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Sung TongsUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2004Appears in:232 charts
Rank in 2004:11Rank Score:3,955
Rank in 2000s121Overall Rank:653
Average Rating:  79/100 (392 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've VanishedUnited States Avey Tare & Panda Bear
Year of Release:2000Appears in:131 charts
Rank in 2000:21Rank Score:2,345
Rank in 2000s195Overall Rank:1,052
Average Rating:  79/100 (247 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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Centipede HzUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2012Appears in:106 charts
Rank in 2012:42Rank Score:876
Rank in 2010s306Overall Rank:2,386
Average Rating:  70/100 (255 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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Fall Be KindUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2009Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 2009:54Rank Score:747
Rank in 2000s588Overall Rank:2,694
Average Rating:  78/100 (186 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Here Comes The IndianUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2003Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 2003:86Rank Score:557
Rank in 2000s745Overall Rank:3,367
Average Rating:  72/100 (140 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Painting WithUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2016Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 2016:54Rank Score:359
Rank in 2010s708Overall Rank:4,781
Average Rating:  67/100 (240 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Campfire SongsUnited States Campfire Songs
Year of Release:2003Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 2003:211Rank Score:161
Rank in 2000s2,092Overall Rank:8,894
Average Rating:  68/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 64

This may not be a complete discography for Animal Collective. 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!

Animal Collective best tracks

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1.My Girls
(from the album Merriweather Post Pavilion)
 91/100 (390 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.Fireworks
(from the album Strawberry Jam)
 90/100 (212 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.What Would I Want? Sky
(from the album Fall Be Kind)
 90/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.Banshee Beat
(from the album Feels)
 89/100 (158 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.For Reverend Green
(from the album Strawberry Jam)
 89/100 (171 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.The Purple Bottle
(from the album Feels)
 89/100 (141 votes)
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7.Brother Sport
(from the album Merriweather Post Pavilion)
 89/100 (295 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Peacebone
(from the album Strawberry Jam)
 88/100 (177 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.Summertime Clothes
(from the album Merriweather Post Pavilion)
 88/100 (299 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.In The Flowers
(from the album Merriweather Post Pavilion)
 88/100 (312 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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11.Leaf House
(from the album Sung Tongs)
 88/100 (126 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.Did You See The Words
(from the album Feels)
 88/100 (146 votes)
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13.Alvin Row
(from the album Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've Vanished)
 88/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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14.Who Could Win A Rabbit
(from the album Sung Tongs)
 87/100 (116 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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15.Grass
(from the album Feels)
 87/100 (140 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.Bluish
(from the album Merriweather Post Pavilion)
 87/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.Winters Love
(from the album Sung Tongs)
 86/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Graze
(from the album Fall Be Kind)
 86/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Turn Into Something
(from the album Feels)
 85/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Today's Supernatural
(from the album Centipede Hz)
 85/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Animal Collective ratings

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80/100 (from 155 votes)
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From boppare
According to Michael Pollan's "How to Change Your Mind" book, one of LSD's early adopters said that it made her experience the world "through the eyes of a happy and gifted child". This is the kind of feeling that Animal Collective specialize and excel in projecting in their music. I think that a few decades from now, they will be considered just as important to popular music as The Beatles. They took psychedelia to the next level.
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two words: very unique
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I went a whole year thinking I hated this band because I didn't like Merriweather Post Pavilion only to be blown away by Spirit They're Gone Spirit They've Vanished, Feels, and Strawberry Jam. If you like Merriweather Post Pavilion, there's nothing wrong with that, but if you don't like it, try their other albums and don't dismiss the whole band as I did.

Spirit They're Gone Spirit They've Vanished > Feels > Strawberry Jam > Merriweather Post Pavilion > Sung Tongs
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I'm a big fan of AnCo. Although there's been ups and downs of who's in the band, they still manage to push out some really good albums. Not the most consistent artist I'd have to say. I appreciate that they're going in their own creative direction with their latest two albums, but it does seem like they're catering to the party crowd a little bit. Ultimately it's up to them, they probably got bored of doing the same-ish kinds of music so they're experimenting, all power to them, I'll still give it a listen every now and again to see if I can get into it.

The real noteworthy albums you will want to listen to are (not in order): MPP, SJam, Feels, STongs, STGSTV. There's some other cool albums but these are the ones that I'd say are their best work. Give them a listen, especially if you've only heard their latest stuff.
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I've loved these guys for so long, but I can't deny that I've been a little disappointed with their output post- the Fall Be Kind ep. I was hoping Centipede Hz was just a misstep, but I guess they're sticking with the MAXIMAL WOOGLY-GOOGLY SOUNDS AT ALL TIMES vibe. And I say this as someone who digs the maximal woogly-googly aesthetic as a rule! I just miss the days when AC could get hushed and intimate. They sound like they make music strictly for the outdoor festival circuit, and more power to them; their songs, however, are no longer aimed directly at my heart.

The other side of this, though, is that as AC goes "off the rails (for me, at least), their solo work just gets better and better. Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks and Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper were leagues beyong Centipede Hz and Painting With.
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Damn. These guys are brilliant.
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Fresh and original. They recreated the psych music genre completely.
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70/100
One of the few modern psych bands that always sound completely fresh and innovative without having to borrow sounds from the 60's/70's/80's.

1. Spirit They're Gone
2. Sung Tongs
3. Feels
4. Merriweather
5. Strawberry Jam
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These guys are going to be heroes someday.
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