"'Cause I always say "I love you.", When I mean: "Turn out the light.""

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Swans United States 

The best album by Swans is The Seer which is ranked number 493 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 4,495.

Swans is ranked number 151 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 18,720.

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Swans best albums

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

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:264 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:4,495
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:493
Average Rating:  81/100 (416 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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2.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:296 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:4,283
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:515
Average Rating:  81/100 (497 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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3.

Soundtracks For The BlindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:177 charts
Rank in 1996:11Rank Score:3,824
Rank in 1990s118Overall Rank:564
Average Rating:  82/100 (228 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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4.

Children Of GodUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1987Appears in:110 charts
Rank in 1987:29Rank Score:1,353
Rank in 1980s232Overall Rank:1,416
Average Rating:  79/100 (147 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

White Light From The Mouth Of InfinityUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1991Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1991:27Rank Score:1,159
Rank in 1990s349Overall Rank:1,619
Average Rating:  79/100 (126 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.

FilthUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1983Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1983:37Rank Score:605
Rank in 1980s446Overall Rank:2,727
Average Rating:  74/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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7.

The Great AnnihilatorUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1995Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1995:66Rank Score:559
Rank in 1990s587Overall Rank:2,909
Average Rating:  79/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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8.

Swans Are DeadUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1998Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1998:68Rank Score:472
Rank in 1990s669Overall Rank:3,276
Average Rating:  76/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

The Glowing ManUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2016Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 2016:22Rank Score:458
Rank in 2010s380Overall Rank:3,356
Average Rating:  78/100 (133 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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10.

My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The SkyUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2010Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 2010:76Rank Score:392
Rank in 2010s435Overall Rank:3,815
Average Rating:  74/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Overall band rank: 151

This may not be a complete discography for Swans. 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!

Swans best tracks

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1.Helpless Child
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 92/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.The Sound
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 90/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.Oxygen
(from the album To Be Kind)
 89/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.Screen Shot
(from the album To Be Kind)
 89/100 (135 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.A Little God In My Hands
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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6.Bring The Sun / Toussaint L'Ouverture
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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7.She Loves Us!
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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8.A Piece Of The Sky
(from the album The Seer)
 88/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.All Lined Up
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 88/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.Lunacy
(from the album The Seer)
 88/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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11.Volcano
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 87/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.I Was A Prisoner In Your Skull
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 86/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.Animus
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 86/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.The Seer
(from the album The Seer)
 86/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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15.Frankie M.
(from the album The Glowing Man)
 86/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.To Be Kind
(from the album To Be Kind)
 86/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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17.Song For A Warrior
(from the album The Seer)
 86/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.Just A Little Boy (For Chester Burnett)
(from the album To Be Kind)
 85/100 (117 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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19.Love Will Save You
(from the album White Light From The Mouth Of Infinity)
 85/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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20.Nathalie Neal
(from the album To Be Kind)
 85/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Swans ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 75 votes)
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From hazza231 10/17/2016 08:23
My problem with Swans is that their music is so great and original, nothing can come close to them. Good luck trying to find similar music. The Seer is the greatest feat of music I have heard and To Be Kind is the most interesting and exciting music I have listened to.
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From nipplefart 07/20/2015 08:43
Soundtracks for the Blind just might be the greatest album ever made.
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From diguhba 09/23/2014 14:42
best band to discover discography
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From Floydian567 06/10/2014 09:07
Swans are the greatest thing that is criminally underrated here, god damn!
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From Kalos 11/22/2013 22:02
beyond the rock music itself..so intense..seen them last summer in Catania..the best show I've seen so far..
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From SquishypuffDave 01/24/2013 09:12
No bloody way The Seer is #1 Swans album.
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From cartoken 12/08/2012 16:39
The most underrated influential band.
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