Animal Collective United States

Aliases: Avey Tare & Panda Bear, Avey Tare, Panda Bear & Geologist, Campfire Songs.

The best album credited to Animal Collective is Merriweather Post Pavilion which is ranked number 125 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 13,175.

Animal Collective is ranked number 79 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 28,513.

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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Total albums: 28. Page 1 of 3

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 bestography composition

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Compilation? Albums %
No 27 96%
Yes 1 4%
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No 26 93%
Yes 2 7%
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No 27 96%
Yes 1 4%

Animal Collective 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: 91 (444 votes)Comments: 5
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Rating: 91 (257 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Strawberry Jam)
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Rating: 89 (131 votes)Comments: 5
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(from the album Fall Be Kind)
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Rating: 89 (368 votes)Comments: 6
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Rating: 89 (188 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album Feels)
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Rating: 89 (349 votes)Comments: 4
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Rating: 89 (208 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Strawberry Jam)
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Rating: 89 (342 votes)Comments: 2
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Rating: 88 (176 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Feels)
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Rating: 88 (174 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Feels)
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Rating: 88 (212 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Strawberry Jam)
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Rating: 88 (149 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album Sung Tongs)
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Rating: 87 (306 votes)Comments: 1
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Rating: 87 (172 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Feels)
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Rating: 87 (140 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album Sung Tongs)
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Rating: 86 (133 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Sung Tongs)
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Rating: 86 (80 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Centipede Hz)
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Rating: 85 (135 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Feels)
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Rating: 85 (91 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album Painting With)
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Animal Collective ratings

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80/100 (from 160 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 3% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 80.3/100, a mean average of 79.3/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.7/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 20.1.

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Animal Collective comments

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From 02/03/2022 02:01
Great band, original but also poppy down to its very core. Fun and deep.
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From 09/17/2021 02:44
Brillantes.
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From 02/14/2019 20:00
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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From 12/05/2017 03:18
two words: very unique
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From 07/03/2017 19:49
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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From 04/01/2017 03:23
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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From 03/28/2016 23:56
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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From 09/01/2015 14:38
Damn. These guys are brilliant.
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From 08/31/2015 17:13
Fresh and original. They recreated the psych music genre completely.
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