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The Best Animal Collective Albums, Ranked  

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We're ranking the best Animal Collective albums of all time. One of the best experimental bands from Maryland, Animal Collective's discography features several popular songs, like "Summertime Clothes" and "Peacebone." What is the greatest Animal Collective album ever?

From their debut album Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They're Vanished to their 2018 album Tangerine Reef, this list of Animal Collective albums also includes Merriweather Post Pavilion, Centipede Hz, and their live albums.

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Sung Tongs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Animal Collective Albums, Ranked
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1 8 VOTES

1. Leaf House
2. Who Could Win a Rabbit
3. The Softest Voice
4. Winters Love
5. Kids on Holiday
6. Sweet Road
7. Visiting Friends
8. College
9. We Tigers
10. Mouth Wooed Her
11. Good Lovin Outside
12. Whaddit I Done

Pitchfork score: 8.9

Release Date: 2004

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Merriweather Post Pavilion is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animal Collective Albums, Ranked
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1. In the Flowers
2. My Girls
3. Also Frightened
4. Summertime Clothes
5. Daily Routine
6. Bluish
7. Guys Eyes
8. Taste
9. Lion in a Coma
10. No More Runnin'
11. Brother Sport

Pitchfork score: 9.6
 

Release Date: 2009

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Feels is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animal Collective Albums, Ranked
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3 5 VOTES

1. Did You See the Words
2. Grass
3. Flesh Canoe
4. The Purple Bottle
5. Bees
6. Banshee Beat
7. Daffy Duck
8. Loch Raven
9. Turn Into Something

Pitchfork score: 9.0
 

Release Date: 2005

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Strawberry Jam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animal Collective Albums, Ranked
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4 7 VOTES

1. Peacebone
2. Unsolved Mysteries
3. Chores
4. For Reverend Green
5. Fireworks
6. #1
7. Winter Wonder Land
8. Cuckoo Cuckoo
9. Derek

Pitchfork score: 9.3
 

Release Date: 2007

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