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The Best Beirut Albums, Ranked

Updated April 18, 2019 140 votes 52 voters 1.6k views5 items

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We're ranking the best Beirut albums of all time. One of the best indie folk bands, Beirut's discography features several popular songs, like "Elephant Gun" and "Nantes." What is the greatest Beirut album ever?

From their debut album Gulag Orkestar to their 2019 album Gallipoli, this list of Beirut albums also includes The Rip Tide, No No No, and The Flying Club Cup.

Vote up the best Beirut albums, and vote down the ones that were disappointing.

  • Photo: Ba Da Bing!, 4AD

    1. A Call to Arms
    2. Nantes
    3. A Sunday Smile
    4. Guyamas Sonora
    5. La Banlieue
    6. Cliquot
    7. The Penalty
    8. Forks and Knives (La Fête)
    9. In the Mausoleum
    10. Un Dernier Verre (Pour la Route)
    11. Cherbourg
    12. St. Apollonia
    13. The Flying Club Cup

    Pitchfork score: 8.0
     

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      The Rip Tide

      1. A Candle's Fire
      2. Santa Fe
      3. East Harlem
      4. Goshen
      5. Payne's Bay
      6. The Rip Tide
      7. Vagabond
      8. The Peacock
      9. Port of Call

      Pitchfork score: 7.7
       

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        No No No

        1. Gibraltar
        2. No No No
        3. At Once
        4. August Holland
        5. As Needed
        6. Perth
        7. Pacheco
        8. Fener
        9. So Allowed

        Pitchfork score: 6.7

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          1. The Gulag Orkestar
          2. Prenzlauerberg
          3. Brandenburg
          4. Postcards from Italy
          5. Mount Wroclai (Idle Days)
          6. Rhineland (Heartland)
          7. Scenic World
          8. Bratislava
          9. The Bunker
          10. The Canals of Our City
          11. After the Curtain

          Pitchfork score: 7.7
           

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