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The Best Band of Horses Albums, Ranked

Updated April 12, 2019 188 votes 68 voters 2.4k views7 items

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We're ranking the best Band of Horses albums of all time. One of the best indie folk rock bands ever, Band of Horses's discography features several popular songs, like "Is There a Ghost" and "Casual Party." What is the greatest Band of Horses album ever?

From their debut album Everything All the Time to their 2016 album Why Are You OK, this list of Band of Horses albums also includes Infinite Arms, Mirage Rock, and Cease to Begin. We've also gone ahead and added some other works like cover and live albums because hey, it's all Band of Horses.

Vote up the best Band of Horses albums, and vote down the ones that were disappointing.

  • Photo: Sub Pop

    1. Is There a Ghost
    2. Ode to LRC
    3. No One's Gonna Love You
    4. Detlef Schrempf
    5. The General Specific
    6. Lamb on the Lam (In the City)
    7. Islands on the Coast
    8. Marry Song
    9. Cigarettes, Wedding Bands
    10. Window Blues

    Pitchfork score: 7.7

    • Release Date: 2007
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  • Photo: Sub Pop

    1. The First Song
    2. Wicked Gil
    3. Our Swords
    4. The Funeral
    5. Part One
    6. The Great Salt Lake
    7. Weed Party
    8. I Go to the Barn Because I Like The
    9. Monsters
    10. St. Augustine

    Pitchfork score: 8.8

    • Release Date: 2006
    42
    5
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  • Photo: Brown Records, Fat Possum, Columbia

    1. Factory
    2. Compliments
    3. Laredo
    4. Blue Beard
    5. On My Way Back Home
    6. Infinite Arms
    7. Dilly
    8. Evening Kitchen
    9. Older
    10. For Annabelle
    11. NW Apt.
    12. Neighbor

    Pitchfork score: 5.3
     

    • Release Date: 2010
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  • Photo: Interscope
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    Why Are You OK

    1. Dull Times / The Moon
    2. Solemn Oath
    3. Hag
    4. Casual Party
    5. In a Drawer (feat. J. Mascis) 
    6. Hold on Gimme a Sec
    7. Lying Under Oak
    8. Throw My Mess
    9. Whatever, Wherever
    10. Country Teen
    11. Barrel House
    12. Even Still

    Pitchfork score: 6.0

    • Release Date: 2016
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