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The Best Madness Albums of All Time 

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Updated June 6, 2018 699 votes 191 voters 7.2k views 12 items

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

If you want to know, "What is the Best Madness album of all time?" or "What are the top Madness albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The British ska band first formed back in 1976 and were together for 10 years before disbanding. However, the reformed in 1993. All in all, they have a number of great albums, many of which have been certified as gold and even platinum in the UK. Everything from The Rise & Fall to The Liberty of Norton Folgate is included on this list.

This list of popular Madness albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Share your opinion and help rank each album by voting up your favorites and voting down any albums you feel shouldn't be near the top.

The Rise & Fall is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Madness Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1982

Artist: Madness

Producer: Clive Langer, Alan Winstanley

Tracks: Our House, Blue Skinned Beast, Sunday Morning, + more

Length (mins): 00:43:17

Genres (Music): Pop music, New Wave, Ska

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One Step Beyond... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Madness Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1979

Artist: Madness

Tracks: Tarzan’s Nuts, In the Middle of the Night, Rockin’ in A♭, + more

Genres (Music): Pop music, Ska, 2 Tone

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Absolutely is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Madness Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1980

Artist: Madness

Tracks: Disappear, You Said, Baggy Trousers, + more

Genres (Music): Pop music, Ska

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7 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Madness Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1981

Artist: Madness

Producer: Clive Langer, Alan Winstanley

Tracks: Mrs Hutchinson, Tomorrow’s Dream, Benny Bullfrog, + more

Length (mins): 00:38:43

Genres (Music): Pop music, Ska, Reggae

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