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The Best Bonobo Albums, Ranked  

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We're ranking the best Bonobo albums of all time. One of the best electronica artists, Bonobo's discography features several popular songs, like "Break Apart" and "Cirrus." What is the greatest Bonobo album ever?

From his debut album Animal Magic to his 2017 album Migration, this list of Bonobo albums also includes The North Borders, Black Sands, Days to Come, and Dial 'M' for Monkey.

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Migration is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bonobo Albums, Ranked
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Migration

1. Migration
2. Break Apart (feat. Rhye)
3. Outlier
4. Grains
5. Second Sun
6. Surface (feat. Nicole Miglis)  
7. Bambro Koyo Ganda (feat. Innov Gnawa)  
8. Kerala
9. No Reason (feat. Nick Murphy)
10. Ontario
11. 7th Sevens
12. Figures

Pitchfork score: 7.3
 

Release Date: 2017

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Black Sands is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bonobo Albums, Ranked
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1. Prelude
2. Kiara
3. Kong
4. Eyesdown (feat. Andreya Triana)  
5. El Toro
6. We Could Forever
7. 1009
8. All in Forms
9. The Keeper (feat. Andreya Triana)  
10.  tay the Same (feat. Andreya Triana)  
11. Animals
12. Black Sands

Release Date: 2010

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The North Borders is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bonobo Albums, Ranked
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The North Borders

1. First Fires (feat. Grey Reverend)
2. Emkay
3. Cirrus
4. Heaven for the Sinner (feat. Erykah Badu)  
5. Sapphire
6. Jets
7. Towers (feat. Szjerdene) 
8. Don't Wait
9. Know You
10. Antenna
11. Ten Tigers
12. Transits (feat. Szjerdene) 
13. Pieces (feat. Cornelia)

Release Date: 2013

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Dial 'M' for Monkey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bonobo Albums, Ranked
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Dial 'M' for Monkey

1. Noctuary
2. Flutter
3. D Song
4. Change Down
5. Wayward Bob
6. Pick Up
7. Something for Windy
8. Nothing Owed
9. Light Pattern

Release Date: 2003

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