Public Image Ltd. United Kingdom

Variations: PIL.

The best album credited to Public Image Ltd. is Metal Box which is ranked number 712 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 2,619.

Public Image Ltd. is ranked number 413 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 4,590 (this takes into account any aliases or variations).

Public Image Ltd. official website: http://www.pilofficial.com

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Public Image Ltd. best albums

The following albums by Public Image Ltd. are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1979
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1981
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666
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1978
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552
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1986
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349
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1987
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98
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1984
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58
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1990
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44
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2015
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42
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Total albums: 16. Page 1 of 2

This may not be a complete discography for Public Image Ltd..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!

Public Image Ltd. bestography composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 0 0%
1970s 2 0%
1980s 8 0%
1990s 2 0%
2000s 0 0%
2010s 4 0%
2020s 0 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 13 81%
Yes 3 19%

Public Image Ltd. 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: 87 (61 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Public Image)
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Rating: 87 (37 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Album)
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Rating: 84 (61 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Metal Box)
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Rating: 84 (33 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Public Image)
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Rating: 83 (65 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Metal Box)
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Rating: 83 (15 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album The Flowers Of Romance)
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Rating: 82 (62 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Metal Box)
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Rating: 82 (34 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Public Image)
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Rating: 82 (58 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Metal Box)
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Rating: 82 (58 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Metal Box)
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Rating: 81 (31 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Public Image)
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Rating: 80 (31 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Public Image)
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Rating: 80 (10 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Flowers Of Romance)
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Rating: 80 (9 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Flowers Of Romance)
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Rating: 80 (10 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Flowers Of Romance)
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Rating: 80 (5 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Happy?)
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Rating: 79 (9 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Flowers Of Romance)
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Rating: 79 (8 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Album)
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Rating: 79 (5 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album This Is PiL)
N.B. Tracks must have received at least 3 ratings to appear in the above list.

Public Image Ltd. ratings

Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 29 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 6% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 78.1/100, a mean average of 79.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.1/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 13.7.

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From 10/11/2014 21:27
Pioneers of the Post-Punk genre. One of the most influential bands to come out of Britain, along with The Cure and Joy Division.
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From 10/21/2013 18:03
LuOOOOOOWWW LiIIIffffe

Post punk prime!
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From 12/20/2010 13:00
"Public Image" is a really great song, no matter what you think of Johnny Rotten, he is always compelling, IMO.
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