albums The Best Calexico Albums of All Time  

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Calexico's blend of Tex-Mex and rock has made them one of the best indie rock bands of all time. List of the best Calexico albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Calexico discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Calexico albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Calexico singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Calexico album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Calexico album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Calexico album of all time?" or "What are the top Calexico albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The Arizona band got their start in 1996 and have released numerous albums throughout their career, with Iron & Wine making the top 200 Billboard chart. This list contains albums like Feast of Wire and Hot Rail, among every other Calexico studio album.

This list of popular Calexico albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Share your opinion and vote up your favorite albums to ultimate rank them from best to worst (or next best). You can also vote down any albums you don't think should be near the top.

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Feast of Wire


Feast of Wire is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Calexico Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 2003

Artist: Calexico

Tracks: Quattro (World Drifts In), [silence], Fallin’ Rain, [silence], Close Behind, + more

Length (mins): 01:04:46

Genres (Music): Indie rock, Americana, Roots rock, Alternative country, Post-rock, + more

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The Black Light


The Black Light is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Calexico Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1998

Artist: Calexico

Tracks: The Black Light, Where Water Flows, Stray, Gypsy's Curse, Old Man Waltz, + more

Genres (Music): Indie rock, Americana, Post-rock, Tejano music

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Algiers


Algiers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Calexico Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 2012

Artist: Calexico

Tracks: Puerto, Two Silver Trees, Quattro (World Drifts In), Algiers, The Vanishing Mind, + more

Genres (Music): Indie folk, Americana, Post-rock, Tejano music

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Carried to Dust


Carried to Dust is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Calexico Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 2008

Artist: Calexico

Tracks: Two Silver Trees, El Gatillo (Trigger Revisited), Inspiración, Slowness, Sarabande in Pencil Form, + more

Genres (Music): Indie folk, Indie rock, Americana, Alternative country, Tejano music

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