Albums The Best Marillion Albums of All Time  

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

If you want to know, "What is the Best Marillion album of all time?" or "What are the top Marillion albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Getting their start in 1979, the prog rock band has a long list of great albums, some of which have been certified as gold and platinum in the UK. This is a list that features albums like Misplaced Childhood and Clutching at Straws, among every other studio album from the group.

This list of popular Marillion 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 vote up your favorite albums below. You can also vote albums down to ultimately rank each starting with the best.

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Misplaced Childhood


Misplaced Childhood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Marillion Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1985

Artist: Marillion

Producer: Chris Kimsey

Tracks: Lords of the Backstage, Waterhole (Expresso Bongo), Heart of Lothian: I. Wide Boy / II. Curtain Call, Blind Curve: I. Vocal Under a Bloodlight / II. Passing Strangers / III. Mylo / IV. Perimeter Walk / V. Threshold, Pseudo Silk Kimono, + more

Length (mins): 00:41:19

Label: EMI

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Pop music, Soft rock, Pop rock, Neo-progressive rock

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Clutching at Straws


Clutching at Straws is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Marillion Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1987

Artist: Marillion

Tracks: Warm Wet Circles, Hotel Hobbies, White Russian, That Time of the Night (The Short Straw), Incommunicado, + more

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Pop music, Soft rock, Pop rock, Neo-progressive rock

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Brave


Brave is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Marillion Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1994

Artist: Marillion

Tracks: Paper Lies, Living With the Big Lie, The Great Escape: (i) The Last of You - (ii) Fallin' From the Moon, Made Again, Runaway, + more

Genres (Music): Progressive rock

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Script for a Jester's Tear is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Marillion Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1983

Artist: Marillion

Tracks: Forgotten Sons, He Knows You Know, Script for a Jester’s Tear, Garden Party, The Web, + more

Length (mins): 00:47:00

Label: EMI

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Neo-progressive rock

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