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The Best Beck Albums of All-Time

Updated November 25, 2019 1.1k votes 231 voters 2.8k views14 items

List RulesVote up your favorite studio albums.

Beck is known to many as one of the greatest alternative rockers around, along with being one of the best singer/songwriters. List of the best Beck albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Beck discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Beck albums can be found at the start of the list. Born Beck Hansen, he's known professionally simply as Beck. An immensely talented performer, Beck emerged from the '90s as a musical icon and genre-bending genius. He's tackled indie rock, rap, country western, and more, all with aplomb. In 2017, he releases Colors, one of his most pop-friendly, danceable records in years. 

To make voting on your favorites easier for you, we haven't included Beck singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Beck albums aren't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote so they receive due credit. Don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Beck album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know the best Beck album of all time, this list will answer your question. It contains albums like Sea Change, Odelay, and Mellow Gold. This list of popular Beck CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion. 

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    1. Devils Haircut
    2. Hotwax
    3. Lord Only Knows
    4. The New Pollution
    5. Derelict
    6. Novacane
    7. Jack-*ss
    8. Where It's At
    9. Minus
    10. Sissyneck
    11. Readymade
    12. High 5 (Rock the Catskills)
    13. Ramshackle

    Pitchfork score: 9.8

    • Release Date: 1996
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    1. Sexx Laws
    2. Nicotine & Gravy
    3. Mixed Bizness
    4. Get Real Paid
    5. Hollywood Freaks
    6. Peaches & Cream
    7. Broken Train
    8. Milk & Honey
    9. Beautiful Way
    10. Pressure Zone
    11. Debra

    Pitchfork score: 8.5

    • Release Date: 1999
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    1. The Golden Age
    2. Paper Tiger
    3. Guess I'm Doing Fine
    4. Lonesome Tears
    5. Lost Cause
    6. End of the Day
    7. It's All in Your Mind
    8. Round the Bend
    9. Already Dead
    10. Sunday Sun
    11. Little One
    12. Side of the Road

    Pitchfork score: 6.9

    • Release Date: 2002
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    1. E-Pro
    2. Qué Onda Guero
    3. Girl
    4. Missing
    5. Black Tambourine
    6. Earthquake Weather
    7. Hell Yes
    8. Broken Drum
    9. Scarecrow
    10. Go It Alone
    11. Farewell Ride
    12. Rental Car
    13. Emergency Exit

    Pitchfork score: 6.6

    • Release Date: 2005
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