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The Best Beirut Albums, Ranked

Updated April 18, 2019 115 votes 46 voters 1.5k 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.

  • 1

    The Rip Tide

    The Rip Tide
    Photo: Pompeii Records

    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
     

    • Release Date: 2011
    28
    4
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  • The Flying Club Cup
    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
     

    • Release Date: 2007
    22
    0
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  • Gulag Orkestar
    Photo: Ba Da Bing!

    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
     

    • Release Date: 2006
    16
    4
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  • 4

    Gallipoli

    Gallipoli
    Photo: 4AD

    1. When I Die
    2. Gallipoli
    3. Varieties of Exile
    4. On Mainau Island
    5. I Giardini
    6. Gauze für Zah
    7. Corfu
    8. Landslide
    9. Family Curse
    10. Light in the Atoll
    11. We Never Lived Here
    12. Fin

    Pitchfork score: 6.6
     

    • Release Date: 2019
    12
    5
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