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The Best Elbow Albums of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 629 votes 218 voters 5.6k views7 items

List RulesThis 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. Below, you'll find a complete 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.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Elbow album of all time?" or "What are the top Elbow albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The English rock band got started in 1997, releasing some great albums throughout their career. In the UK, their first seven studio albums have all been certified either gold or platinum, with The Seldom Seen Kid certified triple platinum. The list below includes every Elbow studio album, including Cast of Thousands and The Take Off and Landing of Everything.

This list of popular Elbow albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your own opinion by voting up the albums you think are best, while voting any down if you feel they should be lower on the list.

  • The Seldom Seen Kid
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    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

    • Release Date: 2008
    • Artist: Elbow
    • Tracks: Friend of Ours, Mirrorball, The Loneliness of a Tower Crane Driver
    • Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock, Art rock
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  • The Take Off and Landing of Everything
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    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

    • Release Date: 2014
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  • Build a Rocket Boys!
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    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

    • Release Date: 2011
    • Artist: Elbow
    • Tracks: Jesus Is a Rochdale Girl, Open Arms, Lippy Kids
    • Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock
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    Little Fictions

    Little Fictions
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    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

    • Release Date: 2017
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