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The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 4.5k votes 701 voters 13.2k views

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

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

Hawkwind is known as one of the best space rock bands of all time. Formed in 1969 by singer/songwriter and guitarist Dave Brock, the band has hosted several notable band members over the decades including the legendary Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead and drummer Ginger Baker of Cream.

If you want to know what is the best Hawkwind album of all time, this list will answer your question. Albums include Church of Hawkwind (1982), Quark, Strangeness and Charm (1977), Hall of the Mountain Grill (1974), and Alien 4 (1995). These popular Hawkwind 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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Warrior on the Edge of T... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1975); Tracks: The Demented Man, Magnu & Opa-Loka

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Space rock

2
Hall of the Mountain Gri... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1974); Tracks: The Psychedelic Warlords (Disappear in Smoke), Hall of the Mountain Grill & You'd Better Believe It

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Space rock

3
Doremi Fasol Latido is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1972); Tracks: Brainstorm, The Watcher & Down Through the Night

Length (mins): 00:41:43

Genres (Music): Space rock

4
Quark, Strangeness and C... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1977); Tracks: The Iron Dream, Damnation Alley & Days of the Underground

Genres (Music): Space rock

5
In Search of Space is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1971); Tracks: You Shouldn't Do That, Children of the Sun & We Took the Wrong Step Years Ago

Length (mins): 00:42:26

Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Space rock

6
Levitation is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1980); Tracks: Who's Gonna Win the War, Levitation & The Fifth Second of Forever

Length (mins): 00:37:41

Genres (Music): Space rock

7
Hawkwind is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1970); Tracks: Paranoia, Part 1 & Hurry On Sundown

Genres (Music): Space rock

8
PXR5 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1979); Tracks: Jack of Shadows, Death Trap & Robot

Length (mins): 00:37:38

Genres (Music): Space rock

9
Astounding Sounds, Amazi... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1976); Tracks: Steppenwolf, The Aubergine That Ate Rangoon & Kadu Flyer

Genres (Music): Space rock

10
25 Years On is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
Bondarchuk Jameson added By Hawkwind and Hawklords (1978); Tracks: The Only Ones, Automotion & The Age of the Micro Man

Genres (Music): Space rock

11
The Chronicle of the Bla... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1985); Tracks: Horn of Destiny, The Sea King & The Pulsing Cavern

Genres (Music): Space rock

12
Electric Tepee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1992); Tracks: Don't Understand, The Secret Agent & Mask of the Morning

Label: Musidisc

Genres (Music): Space rock

13
Sonic Attack is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1981); Tracks: Rocky Paths, Lost Chances & Streets of Fear

Label: RCA Records

Genres (Music): Space rock

14
Choose Your Masques is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1982); Tracks: Dream Worker, Choose Your Masks & Waiting for Tomorrow

Label: RCA Records

Genres (Music): Space rock

15
The Xenon Codex is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1988); Tracks: Tides, Good Evening & The War I Survived

Genres (Music): Space rock

16
Church of Hawkwind is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1982); Tracks: Identimate, Light Specific Data & Some People Never Die

Length (mins): 00:50:35

Genres (Music): Space rock

17
Alien 4 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1995); Tracks: Kapal, Blue Skin & Are You Losing Your Mind?

Label: EBS Records

Genres (Music): Space rock

18
Space Bandits is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1990); Tracks: T.V. Suicide, Wings & Out of the Shadows

Genres (Music): Space rock

19
The Machine Stops is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
Bondarchuk Jameson added
20
It Is the Business of th... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1993); Tracks: Tibet Is Not China (Part 2), Tibet Is Not China (Part 1) & Letting in the Past

Length (mins): 01:03:30

Label: Musidisc

Genres (Music): Space rock

21
The Weird Tapes: Volume ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
22
Live Seventy Nine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
Bondarchuk Jameson added By Hawkwind; Tracks: Master of the Universe, Brainstorm & Shot Down in the Night
23
Distant Horizons is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (1997); Tracks: Distant Horizons, Clouded Vision & Phetamine Street

Label: EBS Records

Genres (Music): Space rock

24
Spacehawks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time
By Hawkwind (2013); Tracks: Touch, Master of the Universe & Where Are They Now
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The Weird Tapes, Volume ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hawkwind Albums of All Time