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Television United States 

The best album by Television is Marquee Moon which is ranked number 49 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 35,579.

Television is ranked number 81 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 36,032.

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Television best albums

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

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

Marquee MoonUnited States Television
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,091 charts
Rank in 1977:3Rank Score:35,569
Rank in 1970s14Overall Rank:49
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,202 votes)
Comments: 95 comments
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2.

AdventureUnited States Television
Year of Release:1978Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1978:80Rank Score:369
Rank in 1970s747Overall Rank:4,005
Average Rating:  78/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

TelevisionUnited States Television
Year of Release:1992Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1992:249Rank Score:86
Rank in 1990s2,671Overall Rank:12,926
Average Rating:  72/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

The Blow-UpUnited States Television
Year of Release:1982Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1982:519Rank Score:7
Rank in 1980s5,121Overall Rank:37,713
Average Rating:  76/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 81

This may not be a complete discography for Television. 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!

Television best tracks

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1.Marquee Moon
(from the album Marquee Moon)
 93/100 (349 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.Venus
(from the album Marquee Moon)
 89/100 (244 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.See No Evil
(from the album Marquee Moon)
 89/100 (244 votes)
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4.Torn Curtain
(from the album Marquee Moon)
 88/100 (207 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.Elevation
(from the album Marquee Moon)
 87/100 (217 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.Friction
(from the album Marquee Moon)
 87/100 (220 votes)
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7.Prove It
(from the album Marquee Moon)
 86/100 (205 votes)
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8.Guiding Light
(from the album Marquee Moon)
 86/100 (205 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.Days
(from the album Adventure)
 82/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10. The Dream's Dream
(from the album Adventure)
 81/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.Carried Away
(from the album Adventure)
 81/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Foxhole
(from the album Adventure)
 81/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Ain't That Nothin'
(from the album Adventure)
 81/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.Careful
(from the album Adventure)
 80/100 (14 votes)
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15.Fire
(from the album Adventure)
 80/100 (14 votes)
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16.Glory
(from the album Adventure)
 79/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Call Mr Lee
(from the album Television)
 77/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Rhyme
(from the album Television)
 75/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.No Glamour For Willi
(from the album Television)
 75/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Television ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 92 votes)
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n = number of ratings an item has currently received.
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80/100
05/16/2017 05:23
74/100
 
80/100
05/12/2017 12:23
69/100
 
85/100
04/17/2017 17:49
72/100
 
100/100
03/31/2017 19:34
82/100
 
80/100
03/28/2017 09:26
76/100

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Television comments

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Rating:  
90/100
From IvanIke 08/28/2015 13:21
For these ears, Marquee Moon ranks easily amongst the top 30 of all-time best rock/pop albums.

Across its eight songs, the songwriting is perfect, also the interplay of the two guitars, and the voice of Tom Verlaine.

Influences? Psychedelic jamming of classic guitar bands such as the Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead and Quicksilver, but with the raw energy of punk. And timeless songs.

Their second album "Adventure" also contains some great songs, but the overall level of intensity is a bit lower.

Then Television disbanded, Tom Verlaine pursuing an interesting solo career, but with only a few songs equaling those on Marquee Moon.
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From HoldenM 06/30/2014 10:03
Marquee Moon and Adventure are both really great. Still, I think it's funny that one album is in the top fifty, and the rest are below 5,000.
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From NickVolos 10/08/2013 16:50
Incredible proto punk bank known mostly for "Marquee Moon", yet their 2nd effort is also a landmark release.
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Rating:  
80/100
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From RFNAPLES 05/04/2010 21:10
Best album: Marquee Moon
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