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The best album by The National is Boxer which is ranked number 135 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 19,314.

The National is ranked number 58 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 55,929.

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The National best albums

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

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

BoxerUnited States The National
Year of Release:2007Appears in:760 charts
Rank in 2007:5Rank Score:19,314
Rank in 2000s26Overall Rank:135
Average Rating:  83/100 (973 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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2.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:784 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:18,233
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:146
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,061 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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3.

AlligatorUnited States The National
Year of Release:2005Appears in:395 charts
Rank in 2005:7Rank Score:8,012
Rank in 2000s66Overall Rank:348
Average Rating:  80/100 (587 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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4.

Trouble Will Find MeUnited States The National
Year of Release:2013Appears in:487 charts
Rank in 2013:7Rank Score:7,510
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:365
Average Rating:  79/100 (776 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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5.

Sleep Well BeastUnited States The National
Year of Release:2017Appears in:308 charts
Rank in 2017:11Rank Score:1,962
Rank in 2010s137Overall Rank:1,218
Average Rating:  79/100 (383 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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6.

Sad Songs For Dirty LoversUnited States The National
Year of Release:2003Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 2003:80Rank Score:607
Rank in 2000s692Overall Rank:3,117
Average Rating:  75/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Cherry TreeUnited States The National
Year of Release:2004Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 2004:235Rank Score:115
Rank in 2000s2,741Overall Rank:11,467
Average Rating:  77/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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The NationalUnited States The National
Year of Release:2001Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 2001:288Rank Score:102
Rank in 2000s3,047Overall Rank:12,703
Average Rating:  70/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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The Virginia EPUnited States The National
Year of Release:2008Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2008:661Rank Score:47
Rank in 2000s5,768Overall Rank:22,420
Average Rating:  74/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Boxer (Live In Brussels)United States The National
Year of Release:2018Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 2018:370Rank Score:26
Rank in 2010s6,226Overall Rank:28,157
Average Rating:  74/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 58

This may not be a complete discography for The National. 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!

The National best tracks

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1.Fake Empire
(from the album Boxer)
 91/100 (316 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.Bloodbuzz Ohio
(from the album High Violet)
 90/100 (300 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.Mistaken For Strangers
(from the album Boxer)
 89/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.Mr. November
(from the album Alligator)
 89/100 (169 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.Slow Show
(from the album Boxer)
 88/100 (241 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness
(from the album Sleep Well Beast)
 87/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.Secret Meeting
(from the album Alligator)
 87/100 (143 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Pink Rabbits
(from the album Trouble Will Find Me)
 87/100 (183 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.Terrible Love
(from the album High Violet)
 87/100 (250 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.Don’t Swallow The Cap
(from the album Trouble Will Find Me)
 87/100 (194 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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11.Sea Of Love
(from the album Trouble Will Find Me)
 87/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Afraid Of Everyone
(from the album High Violet)
 86/100 (228 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.England
(from the album High Violet)
 86/100 (229 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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14.Anyone's Ghost
(from the album High Violet)
 86/100 (242 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.I Should Live In Salt
(from the album Trouble Will Find Me)
 86/100 (194 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.Conversation 16
(from the album High Violet)
 86/100 (222 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.About Today
(from the album Cherry Tree)
 86/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.Abel
(from the album Alligator)
 86/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.Apartment Story
(from the album Boxer)
 86/100 (209 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Graceless
(from the album Trouble Will Find Me)
 86/100 (175 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The National ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 173 votes)
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80/100
12/31/2018 23:01
81/100
 
75/100
11/17/2018 00:03
81/100
 
85/100
10/24/2018 09:33
83/100
 
80/100
09/29/2018 07:48
68/100
 
50/100
08/01/2018 20:15
67/100

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The National comments

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Rating:  
75/100
From sophialeviev 07/01/2018 21:22
An enjoyable band, slightly overrated, but makes compelling music. Nothing outstanding here.
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Rating:  
85/100
From Vatsal 03/29/2018 18:16
1. Alligator
2. High Violet
3. Sleep Well Beast
4. Sad Songs For Dirty Lovers
5. Boxer
6. Trouble Will Find Me
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85/100
From jnfbn 03/05/2018 10:46
Not for the music, not for the lyrics, I'm just here for Matt's voice
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Rating:  
90/100
From SamNassiri98 09/10/2017 21:26
1) High Violet
2) Boxer
3) Trouble Will Find Me
4) Sleep Well Beast
5) Alligator
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From STesic 06/13/2017 13:54
Mat is best vocal ever...his voice is something realy special!
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Rating:  
80/100
From luukvdschepop 06/04/2017 13:04
1. Boxer (brainy, fake empire, start a war)
2. Alligator (Geese of beverly road, Daughters of the soho riots)
3. High Violet (afraid of everyone, bloodbuzz ohio)
4. Trouble Will Find Me (humiliation, dont swallow the cap)
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100/100
From jumbosausage 08/27/2016 20:23
For years and years I'd never been able to single out an artist or band as being my favourite. That was until I stumbled upon the National in 2010. Boxer, Aligator, High Violet and Trouble Will find me are to me 5 star albums. Cherry Tree EP is also excellent.
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Rating:  
85/100
From pantoffeljoscha 07/19/2015 23:18
The only problem that I have with this band is that every album sounds the same. But the good thing is that every album is great
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Rating:  
85/100
From awesomness425 07/17/2015 06:56
His voice is orgasmic...Enough Said
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Rating:  
75/100
From colonelchibbers 03/28/2015 17:26
All good albums, but no great ones.
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