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The Best Cold War Kids Albums, Ranked

Updated March 20, 2019 65 votes 26 voters 1.3k views6 items

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We're ranking the best Cold War Kids albums of all time. One of the best indie rock bands, Cold War Kids's discography features several popular songs, like "First" and "Love Is Mystical." What is the greatest Cold War Kids album ever?

From their debut album Robbers & Cowards to their 2017 album L.A. Divine, this list of Cold War Kids albums also includes Mine Is Yours, Hold My Home, and Dear Miss Lonelyhearts.

Vote up the best Cold War Kids albums, and vote down the ones that were disappointing.

  • Robbers & Cowards is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cold War Kids Albums, Ranked
    Photo: Downtown, V2

    1. We Used to Vacation
    2. Hang Me Up to Dry
    3. Tell Me in the Morning
    4. Hair Down
    5. Passing the Hat
    6. Saint John
    7. Robbers
    8. Hospital Beds
    9. Pregnant
    10. Red Wine, Success!
    11. God, Make Up Your Mind 
    12. Rubidoux (includes hidden track "Sermon vs. the Gospel" – 3:40)

    Pitchfork score: 5/10

    • Release Date: 2006
    13
    2
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  • Mine Is Yours is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cold War Kids Albums, Ranked
    Photo: Downtown, Interscope, V2

    1. Mine Is Yours
    2. Louder Than Ever
    3. Royal Blue
    4. Finally Begin
    5. Out of the Wilderness
    6. Skip the Charades
    7. Sensitive Kid
    8. Bulldozer
    9. Broken Open
    10. Cold Toes on the Cold Floor
    11. Flying Upside Down

    Pitchfork score: 3.9/10

    • Release Date: 2011
    13
    6
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  • Loyalty to Loyalty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cold War Kids Albums, Ranked
    Photo: Downtown, V2

    1. Against Privacy
    2. Mexican Dogs
    3. Every Valley Is Not a Lake
    4. Something Is Not Right with Me
    5. Welcome to the Occupation
    6. Golden Gate Jumpers
    7. Avalanche in B
    8. I've Seen Enough
    9. Every Man I Fall For
    10. Dreams Old Men Dream
    11. On the Night My Love Broke Through
    12. Relief
    13. Cryptomnesia

    Pitchfork score: 5.1/10

    • Release Date: 2008
    6
    6
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    Dear Miss Lonelyhearts

    Dear Miss Lonelyhearts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cold War Kids Albums, Ranked
    Photo: Downtown, Mercury, V2

    1. Miracle Mile
    2. Lost That Easy
    3. Loner Phase
    4. Fear & Trembling
    5. Tuxedos
    6. Bottled Affection
    7. Jailbirds
    8. Water & Power
    9. Dear Miss Lonelyhearts
    10. Bitter Poem

    • Release Date: 2013
    2
    5
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