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The Best Kansas Albums of All Time

Updated July 27, 2020 2.8k votes 608 voters 14.5k views16 items

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

Kansas is considered one of the best 70s rock bands by many. List of the best Kansas albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Kansas discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Kansas albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Kansas singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Kansas 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 Kansas album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Kansas album of all time?" or "What are the top Kansas albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Use every item on this list for yours, from Point of Know Return to Leftoverture.

This list of popular Kansas CDs 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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    1. Can I Tell You
    2. Bringing It Back
    3. Lonely Wind
    4. Belexes
    5. Journey from Mariabronn
    6. The Pilgrimage
    7. Aperçu
    8. Death of Mother Nature Suite

    • Release Date: 1974
    • Artist: Kansas
    • Tracks: Can I Tell You, Belexes, Lonely Wind
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    1. On the Other Side
    2. People of the South Wind
    3. Angels Have Fallen
    4. How My Soul Cries Out for You
    5. A Glimpse of Home
    6. Away from You
    7. Stay Out of Trouble
    8. Reason to Be

    • Release Date: 1979
    • Artist: Kansas
    • Tracks: How My Soul Cries Out for You, People of the South Wind, On the Other Side
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  • 1. Relentless
    2. Anything for You
    3. Hold On"
    4. Loner
    5. Curtain of Iron
    6. Got to Rock On
    7. Don't Open Your Eyes
    8. No One Together
    9. No Room for a Stranger
    10. Back Door

    • Release Date: 1980
    • Artist: Kansas
    • Tracks: Hold On, Relentless, Anything for You
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    1. Icarus II
    2. When the World Was Young
    3. Grand Fun Alley
    4. The Coming Dawn (Thanatopsis)
    5. Myriad
    6. Look at the Time
    7. Disappearing Skin Tight Blues
    8. Distant Vision
    9. Byzantium
    10. Not Man Big
    11. Geodesic Dome

    • Release Date: 2000
    • Artist: Kansas
    • Tracks: Look at the Time, Myriad, Byzantium
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