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The Best Local Natives Albums, Ranked  

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We're ranking the best Local Natives albums of all time. One of the best indie rock bands from California, Local Natives's discography features several popular songs, like "Breakers" and "When Am I Gonna Lose You." What is the greatest Local Natives album ever?

From their debut album Gorilla Manor to their 2019 album Violet Street, this list of Local Natives albums also includes Hummingbird and Sunlit Youth.

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Gorilla Manor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Local Natives Albums, Ranked
Photo: Infectious, Frenchkiss Records

1. Wide Eyes
2. Airplanes
3. Sun Hands
4. World News
5. Shape Shifter
6. Camera Talk
7. Cards & Quarters
8. Warning Sign (Talking Heads cover) 
9. Who Knows Who Cares
10. Cubism Dream
11. Stranger Things
12. Sticky Thread

Pitchfork score: 7.4
 

Release Date: 2009

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Hummingbird is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Local Natives Albums, Ranked
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Hummingbird

1.You & I
2. Heavy Feet
3. Ceilings
4. Black Spot
5. Breakers
6. Three Months
7. Black Balloons
8. Wooly Mammoth
9. Mt. Washington
10. Colombia
11. Bowery

Pitchfork score: 8.1
 

Release Date: 2013

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Violet Street is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Local Natives Albums, Ranked
Photo: Loma Vista Recordings
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Violet Street

1. Vogue
2. When Am I Gonna Lose You
3. Café Amarillo
4. Munich II
5. Megaton Mile
6. Someday Now
7. Shy
8. Garden Of Elysian
9. Gulf Shores
10. Tap Dancer

Release Date: 2019

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Sunlit Youth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Local Natives Albums, Ranked
Photo: Loma Vista
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Sunlit Youth

1. Villainy
2. Past Lives
3. Dark Days (feat. Nina Persson) 
4. Fountain of Youth
5. Masters    
6. Jellyfish (feat. Moses Sumney)
7. Coins
8. Mother Emanuel
9. Ellie Alice
10. Psycho Lovers
11. Everything All at Once
12. Sea of Years

Pitchfork score: 6.3
 

Release Date: 2016

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