music The Best Elbow Albums of All Time  

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

A long time favorite in their native land, Elbow are considered one of the best British bands. List of the best Elbow albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Elbow discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Elbow albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Elbow singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Elbow 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 Elbow album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

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The Seldom Seen Kid is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Elbow Albums of All Time
The Seldom Seen Kid 2008

1. Starlings
2. The Bones of You
3. Mirrorball
4. Grounds for Divorce
5. An Audience with the Pope
6. Weather to Fly
7. The Loneliness of a Tower Crane Driver
8. The Fix
9. Some Riot
10. One Day Like This
11. Friend of Ours
12. We're Away

36 13
The Take Off and Landing of Ev... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Elbow Albums of All Time
The Take Off and Landing of Everything 2014

1. This Blue World
2. Charge
3. Fly Boy Blue / Lunette
4. New York Morning
5. Real Life (Angel)
6. Honey Sun
7. My Sad Captains"
8. Colour Fields
9. The Take Off and Landing of Everything
10. The Blanket of Night

31 10
Leaders of the Free World is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Elbow Albums of All Time
Leaders of the Free World 2005

1. Station Approach
2. Picky Bugger
3. Forget Myself
4. The Stops
5. Leaders of the Free World
6. An Imagined Affair
7. Mexican Standoff
8. The Everthere
9. My Very Best
10. Great Expectations
11. Puncture Repair

31 11
Asleep in the Back is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Elbow Albums of All Time
Asleep in the Back 2001

1. Any Day Now
2. Red
3. Little Beast
4. Powder Blue
5. Bitten by the Tailfly
6. Asleep in the Back
7. Newborn
8. Don't Mix Your Drinks
9. Presuming Ed (Rest Easy)
10. Coming Second
11. Can't Stop
12. Scattered Black and Whites

20 3
Little Fictions is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Elbow Albums of All Time
Warren Moore added Little Fictions 2017

1. Magnificent (She Says)
2. Gentle Storm
3. Trust the Sun
4. All Disco
5. Head for Supplies
6. Firebrand & Angel
7. K2
8. Montparnasse
9. Little Fictions
10. Kindling

26 9
Build a Rocket Boys! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Elbow Albums of All Time
Build a Rocket Boys! 2011

1. The Birds
2. Lippy Kids
3. With Love
4. Neat Little Rows
5. Jesus Is a Rochdale Girl
6. The Night Will Always Win
7. High Ideals
8. The River
9. Open Arms
10. The Birds
11. Dear Friends

24 11
Cast of Thousands is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Elbow Albums of All Time
Cast of Thousands 2003

1. Ribcage
2. Fallen Angel
3. Fugitive Motel
4. Snooks (Progress Report)
5. Switching Off
6. Not a Job
7. I've Got Your Number
8. Buttons and Zips
9. Crawling with Idiot
10. Grace Under Pressure
11. Flying Dream 143