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The best album by Swans is The Seer which is ranked number 479 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 4,622.

Swans is ranked number 150 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 19,139.

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Swans best albums

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

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

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:269 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:4,622
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:479
Average Rating:  81/100 (422 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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2.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:300 charts
Rank in 2014:2Rank Score:4,504
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:494
Average Rating:  81/100 (504 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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3.

Soundtracks For The BlindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 1996:10Rank Score:3,808
Rank in 1990s117Overall Rank:567
Average Rating:  82/100 (231 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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4.

Children Of GodUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1987Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 1987:30Rank Score:1,342
Rank in 1980s236Overall Rank:1,435
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:95 charts
Rank in 1991:27Rank Score:1,163
Rank in 1990s344Overall Rank:1,613
Average Rating:  79/100 (128 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.

FilthUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1983Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1983:38Rank Score:613
Rank in 1980s444Overall Rank:2,713
Average Rating:  74/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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7.

The Great AnnihilatorUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1995Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1995:65Rank Score:562
Rank in 1990s586Overall Rank:2,911
Average Rating:  79/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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8.

The Glowing ManUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2016Appears in:81 charts
Rank in 2016:21Rank Score:549
Rank in 2010s330Overall Rank:2,960
Average Rating:  78/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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9.

Swans Are DeadUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1998Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1998:69Rank Score:468
Rank in 1990s675Overall Rank:3,321
Average Rating:  76/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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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 2010s434Overall Rank:3,830
Average Rating:  74/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Overall band rank: 150

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 (81 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 (124 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.Screen Shot
(from the album To Be Kind)
 89/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.A Little God In My Hands
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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6.Bring The Sun / Toussaint L'Ouverture
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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7.She Loves Us!
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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8.A Piece Of The Sky
(from the album The Seer)
 88/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.Lunacy
(from the album The Seer)
 88/100 (99 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.All Lined Up
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 87/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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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 (91 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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15.Song For A Warrior
(from the album The Seer)
 86/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.To Be Kind
(from the album To Be Kind)
 86/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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17.Frankie M.
(from the album The Glowing Man)
 86/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Just A Little Boy (For Chester Burnett)
(from the album To Be Kind)
 85/100 (118 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 (104 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Swans ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 76 votes)
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Swans comments

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95/100
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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Rating:  
100/100
From diguhba 09/23/2014 14:42
best band to discover discography
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100/100
From Floydian567 06/10/2014 09:07
Swans are the greatest thing that is criminally underrated here, god damn!
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +7 votes (10 helpful | 3 unhelpful)
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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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Rating:  
75/100
From cartoken 12/08/2012 16:39
The most underrated influential band.
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