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The Best Devo Albums of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 1.2k votes 245 voters 7.5k views14 items

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

Knowns for their hit single, "Whip It," Devo are considered one of the best synth pop bands. List of the best Devo albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Devo discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Devo albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Devo singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Devo 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 Devo album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

New Wave icon Devo was co-founded by Mark Mothersbaugh, and released its studio debut, Are We Not Men? We Are Devo!, in 1978. The Freedom of Choice album followed in 1980, best known for the hit single "Whip It." 

If you want to know the best Devo album of all time, or the top Devo albums, this list will answer your questions. Examples include Duty Now for the Future (1979) and Total Devo (1988). These popular Devo CDs have been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion. 

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    • Release Date: 1978
    • Artist: Devo
    • Producer: Brian Eno
    • Tracks: (Slap Your Mammy), Shrivel‐Up, Uncontrollable Urge
    • Label: Warner Bros. Records
    • Genres (Music): New Wave, Punk rock, Post-punk, Art punk
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    • Release Date: 1981
    • Artist: Devo
    • Tracks: Pity You, Through Being Cool, Enough Said
    • Label: Warner Bros. Records
    • Genres (Music): New Wave, Synthpop
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    • Release Date: 1980
    • Artist: Devo
    • Tracks: Whip It, Cold War, Planet Earth
    • Label: Warner Bros. Records
    • Genres (Music): New Wave, Synthpop, Post-punk
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  • Duty Now for the Future
    Photo: flickr / CC0
    • Release Date: 1979
    • Artist: Devo
    • Producer: Brian Eno, Ken Scott
    • Tracks: Wiggly World, Blockhead, Timing X
    • Length (mins): 00:39:08
    • Label: Warner Bros. Records
    • Genres (Music): New Wave, Punk rock, Post-punk
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