U2 Ireland

The best album credited to U2 is The Joshua Tree which is ranked number 49 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 25,827.

U2 is ranked number 21 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 64,848.

U2 official website: http://www.u2.com

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U2 best albums

The following albums by U2 are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1987
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25,827
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1991
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15,654
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Ireland U2
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1983
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5,869
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1984
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4,185
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Ireland U2
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1980
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2,630
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2000
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2,520
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1988
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1,653
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1993
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1,364
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2004
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1,171
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1981
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911
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Total albums: 31. Page 1 of 4

This may not be a complete discography for U2.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!

U2 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: 90 (417 votes)Comments: 7
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(from the album War)
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Rating: 90 (613 votes)Comments: 5
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(from the album The Joshua Tree)
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Rating: 90 (541 votes)Comments: 11
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(from the album Achtung Baby)
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Rating: 89 (365 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album War)
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Rating: 89 (566 votes)Comments: 7
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(from the album The Joshua Tree)
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Rating: 87 (197 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album The Unforgettable Fire)
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Rating: 86 (274 votes)Comments: 5
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Rating: 85 (158 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Rattle And Hum)
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Rating: 85 (365 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Achtung Baby)
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Rating: 85 (123 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Zooropa)
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Rating: 85 (199 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album The Unforgettable Fire)
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Rating: 85 (179 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album Boy)
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Rating: 84 (289 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Achtung Baby)
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Rating: 84 (302 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album Achtung Baby)
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Rating: 84 (182 votes)Comments: 3
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Rating: 84 (73 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album October)

U2 ratings

Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 378 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 19% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a mean average rating of 75.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 76.5/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 21.2.

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15/100
From 5 days ago
Maybe the most overrated band ever.
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85/100
From 09/12/2019 11:34
I like them
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90/100
From 08/19/2019 05:20
I especially enjoy Achtung Baby, Zoopropa, and Pop.
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From 08/10/2019 15:27
Between 1980-2000 (except "RaH" and "Pop") fantastic band!
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From 04/26/2019 20:16
Top 5 ever bands...
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From 01/03/2019 20:37
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From 12/14/2018 02:08
Only like made 3 good albums.
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From 11/30/2018 04:21
They've contributed a lot of music. I'm not a big fan besides The Joshua Tree and Achtung Baby, but they're a good band. A tad overrated, but stll, a great band.
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From 10/21/2018 15:00
This site is set up for music lovers, and we should all realise by now that (thankfully) we have different tastes else there would be much less music in the world.
I've enjoyed U2 since the 80's although haven't heard too much of their post 90's stuff. But since 2016 I have been catching lots of bands and albums called out on this site - some of it lands with me right away and some takes 5-6 listens of the album to land and some just isn't gonna make it with me personally. But I can respect and understand why it might for others.
The decision of who's the best will be emotive and it will always be debateable the particular order. But I would suggest that a band like U2 should be in the mix.
You look at the top 20 artists/bands are generally all with a big consistent back catalogue - Nirvana being the exception with only 3 studio albums - over a long period of time. Not everything they did was brilliant but they all have 3-4 brilliant albums in amongst it that either defined a period in time or took music in a new direction.
There's no point saying any top players on the list are rubbish - they are clearly not, it's just not your particular cup of tea. Certainly debate the order and say they don't float your particular boat and accept to many, many folk those listed are recognised and loved. Peace and love.
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