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The Best LCD Soundsystem Albums, Ranked  

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We're ranking the best LCD Soundsystem albums of all time. One of the best bands from New York, LCD Soundsystem's discography features five Grammy nominations, winning one for Best Dance Recording, and several popular songs, like "Call the Police" and "I Can Change." What is the greatest LCD Soundsystem album ever?

From their self-titled debut album to their 2017 album American Dream, this list of LCD Soundsystem albums also includes their live albums and their compilation album 45:33.

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This Is Happening is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best LCD Soundsystem Albums, Ranked
Photo: DFA, Virgin, Parlophone
1 6 VOTES

1. Dance Yrself Clean
2. Drunk Girls
3. One Touch
4. All I Want
5. I Can Change
6. You Wanted a Hit
7. Pow Pow
8. Somebody's Calling Me
9. Home

Pitchfork score: 9.2

Release Date: 2010

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Sound of Silver is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best LCD Soundsystem Albums, Ranked
Photo: DFA, Capitol, EMI
2 6 VOTES

1. Get Innocuous!
2. Time to Get Away
3. North American Scum
4. Someone Great
5. All My Friends
6. Us v Them
7. Watch the Tapes
8. Sound of Silver
9. New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down

Pitchfork score: 9.2

Release Date: 2007

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American Dream is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best LCD Soundsystem Albums, Ranked
Photo: DFA, Columbia
3 10 VOTES

1. Oh Baby
2. Other Voices
3. I Used To
4. Change Yr Mind
5. How Do You Sleep?
6. Tonite
7. Call the Police
8. American Dream
9. Emotional Haircut
10. Black Screen

Pitchfork score: 8.5

 

Release Date: 2017

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The Long Goodbye (Live) is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best LCD Soundsystem Albums, Ranked
Photo: DFA, Warner Bros., Parlophone

1. Dance Yrself Clean
2. Drunk Girls
3. I Can Change
4. Time to Get Away
5. Get Innocuous!
6. Daft Punk Is Playing at My House
7. Too Much Love
8. All My Friends
9. Tired/Heart of the Sunrise
10. 45:33 ("Intro")
11. 45:33 ("You Can't Hide")
12. Sound of Silver
13. 45:33 ("Out in Space") 
14. 45:33 ("Ships Talking") 
15. Freak Out/Starry Eyes
16 Us V Them
17. North American Scum
18. Bye Bye Bayou
19. You Wanted a Hit
20. Tribulations
21. Movement
22. Yeah (Crass Version)
23. Someone Great
24. Losing My Edge
25. Home
26. All I Want
27. Jump into the Fire
28. New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down

Pitchfork score: 8.1
 

Release Date: 2014

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