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The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 6.6k votes 1.1k voters 13.4k views

List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Deep Purple are known by many as one of the first and greatest hard rock bands of all time. Featuring great guitar riffs and stead drum beats, the music of Deep Purple can't be mistaken. If you consider yourself a Deep Purple fan, or you're just getting into their music, you'll enjoy this list of the best Deep Purple albums, including pictures of the album covers when available.

This Deep Purple discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Deep Purple albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Deep Purple singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Deep Purple 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 Deep Purple album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you want to know, "What is the Best Deep Purple album of all time?" or "What are the top Deep Purple albums?" then this list will answer your questions.

This list has everything from Machine Head to Perfect Strangers. Moreover, this list of every Deep Purple album has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

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    ArtistDeep Purple

    TracksNever Before, Maybe I’m a Leo, Space Truckin’

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Blues-rock, Hard rock

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    #754 of 2,810 The Greatest Albums of All-Time#42 of 582 The Top Metal Albums of All Time#25 of 564 The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time

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    ArtistDeep Purple

    TracksLiving Wreck, Flight of the Rat, Child in Time

    Length (mins)00:43:32

    Genres (Music)Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Heavy metal, Hard rock

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    ArtistDeep Purple

    Tracks“A” 200, Mistreated, What’s Goin’ on Here

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Blues-rock, Hard rock

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    ArtistDeep Purple

    TracksAnyone's Daughter, Strange Kind of Woman, Fools

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Hard rock, Symphonic rock

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    ArtistDeep Purple

    ProducerRoger Glover

    TracksKnocking at Your Back Door, Under the Gun, Hungry Daze

    Length (mins)00:44:15

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Rock music, Pop music, Hard rock

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    ArtistDeep Purple

    TracksThe Gypsy, Love Don't Mean a Thing, Hold On

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Blues-rock, Hard rock, Funk rock

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    ArtistDeep Purple

    TracksOur Lady, Rat Bat Blue, Woman From Tokyo

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Hard rock

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  • 9
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    ArtistDeep Purple

    ProducerDerek Lawrence

    TracksBlind, Bird Has Flown, Chasing Shadows

    Length (mins)00:44:35

    Genres (Music)Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Heavy metal, Blues-rock, Hard rock

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  • 10

    ArtistDeep Purple

    TracksDrifter, You Keep on Moving, I Need Love

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Rock music, Pop music, Hard rock, Funk rock

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    TracksHey Cisco, Soon Forgotten, Vavoom: Ted the Mechanic

    Length (mins)01:07:15

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Hard rock

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    ArtistDeep Purple

    TracksAbove And Beyond, Uncommon Man, Wrong Man

    Genres (Music)Progressive rock, Heavy metal, Hard rock

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  • 13

    ArtistDeep Purple

    TracksBad Attitude, Call of the Wild, Mad Dog

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Hard rock

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  • 14

    ArtistDeep Purple

    TracksPrelude: Happiness / I'm So Glad, One More Rainy Day, Love Help Me

    Length (mins)00:43:34

    Genres (Music)Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Rock music, Blues-rock, Hard rock

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  • 15

    ArtistDeep Purple

    TracksAnya, Nasty Piece of Work, Ramshackle Man

    Length (mins)00:50:19

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Hard rock, Pop rock

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  • 16

    ArtistDeep Purple

    TracksListen, Learn, Read On

    Length (mins)00:43:47

    Genres (Music)Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Blues-rock, Hard rock

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    ArtistDeep Purple

    TracksBefore Time Began, Wrong Man, Back to Back

    Length (mins)00:55:48

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Hard rock

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    ArtistDeep Purple

    ProducerRoger Glover

    TracksDon't Make Me Happy, Evil Louie, Almost Human

    Length (mins)00:56:25

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Hard rock

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  • 20

    ArtistDeep Purple

    TracksTruth Hurts, Fire in the Basement, King of Dreams

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Hard rock

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  • 21
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    ArtistDeep Purple

    TracksHouse of Pain, I Got Your Number, Contact Lost

    Length (mins)00:51:34

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Blues-rock, Hard rock, Blues

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