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The best album by Swans is The Seer which is ranked number 484 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 4,699.

Swans is ranked number 150 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 19,430.

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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:278 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:4,699
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:484
Average Rating:  81/100 (434 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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2.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:312 charts
Rank in 2014:2Rank Score:4,684
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:485
Average Rating:  81/100 (512 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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3.

Soundtracks For The BlindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:186 charts
Rank in 1996:10Rank Score:3,872
Rank in 1990s118Overall Rank:577
Average Rating:  82/100 (236 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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4.

Children Of GodUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1987Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 1987:30Rank Score:1,357
Rank in 1980s240Overall Rank:1,454
Average Rating:  80/100 (151 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

White Light From The Mouth Of InfinityUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1991Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1991:28Rank Score:1,168
Rank in 1990s353Overall Rank:1,647
Average Rating:  79/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.

FilthUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1983Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1983:34Rank Score:703
Rank in 1980s409Overall Rank:2,512
Average Rating:  74/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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7.

The Great AnnihilatorUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1995Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1995:69Rank Score:527
Rank in 1990s630Overall Rank:3,104
Average Rating:  79/100 (109 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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8.

Swans Are DeadUnited States Swans
Year of Release:1998Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1998:69Rank Score:468
Rank in 1990s686Overall Rank:3,387
Average Rating:  76/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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The Glowing ManUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2016Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 2016:27Rank Score:441
Rank in 2010s403Overall Rank:3,544
Average Rating:  79/100 (142 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The SkyUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2010Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 2010:77Rank Score:391
Rank in 2010s457Overall Rank:3,909
Average Rating:  75/100 (128 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)
 91/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.The Sound
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 90/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.Oxygen
(from the album To Be Kind)
 89/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.Screen Shot
(from the album To Be Kind)
 89/100 (140 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.A Little God In My Hands
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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6.She Loves Us!
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.Bring The Sun / Toussaint L'Ouverture
(from the album To Be Kind)
 88/100 (128 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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8.A Piece Of The Sky
(from the album The Seer)
 88/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.Lunacy
(from the album The Seer)
 88/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.All Lined Up
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 88/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.Volcano
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 87/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.Animus
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 87/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.I Was A Prisoner In Your Skull
(from the album Soundtracks For The Blind)
 86/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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14.The Seer
(from the album The Seer)
 86/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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15.Frankie M.
(from the album The Glowing Man)
 86/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.The Glowing Man
(from the album The Glowing Man)
 86/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.Song For A Warrior
(from the album The Seer)
 86/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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18.Just A Little Boy (For Chester Burnett)
(from the album To Be Kind)
 86/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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19.To Be Kind
(from the album To Be Kind)
 85/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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20.Nathalie Neal
(from the album To Be Kind)
 85/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Swans ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 79 votes)
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90/100
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78/100
 
60/100
08/02/2017 07:35
82/100
 
70/100
07/31/2017 18:20
76/100
 
85/100
06/08/2017 22:08
80/100
 
80/100
05/12/2017 12:26
69/100

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Swans comments

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Rating:  
90/100
Yikes.
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From Onater 07/01/2017 20:31
I think something is actually seriously wrong with Michael Gira
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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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Rating:  
100/100
From diguhba 09/23/2014 14:42
best band to discover discography
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Rating:  
100/100
From Floydian567 06/10/2014 09:07
Swans are the greatest thing that is criminally underrated here, god damn!
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Rating:  
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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.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +11 votes (14 helpful | 3 unhelpful)
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75/100
From cartoken 12/08/2012 16:39
The most underrated influential band.
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