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The Best Mark Lanegan Albums of All Time

Updated June 22, 2018 643 votes 218 voters 7.0k views16 items

List RulesSolo and studio albums that featured Lanegan’s vocals on a majority of the tracks. Gutter Twins has it's own separate Dulli list, as does Screaming Trees.

This Mark Lanegan discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Mark Lanegan albums can be found at the top of the list.Since he's such an influential artist, let’s rank the best Mark Lanegan albums, with the help of your votes. Probably the widest ranging collaborator in alternative rock history, the prolific and gravelly voiced Lanegan has played in bands like Screaming Trees and Queens of the Stone Age.

Mark Lanegan​​​​​​​ has recorded duets multiple times with former Belle and Sebastian member Isobel Campbell, and has done joint albums with Duke Garwood, Soulsavers, and more. As a solo artist Mark​​​​​​​ Lanegan has produced 8 studio albums, the most recent being 2014's favorably reviewed Phantom Radio (2014). 

To make it easy for you, we haven't included Mark Lanegan singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Mark Lanegan 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 Mark Lanegan album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

This list features Mark Lanegan's work in the studio, from Bubblegum (2004) to Ballad of the Broken Seas (2006). This list of popular Mark Lanegan CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

  • 1. When Your Number Isn't Up
    2. Hit the City
    3. Wedding Dress
    4. Methamphetamine Blues
    5. One Hundred Days
    6. Bombed
    7. Strange Religion
    8. Sideways in Reverse
    9. Come to Me
    10. Like Little Willie John
    11. Can't Come Down
    12. Morning Glory Wine
    13. Head
    14. Driving Death Valley Blues
    15. Out of Nowhere

    • Release Date: 2004
    • Artist: Mark Lanegan
    • Tracks: Bombed, Morning Glory Wine, One Hundred Days
    • Length (mins): 00:49:16
    • Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Blues-rock
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  • Blues Funeral is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mark Lanegan Albums of All Time
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    1. The Gravedigger's Song
    2. Bleeding Muddy Water
    3. Gray Goes Black
    4. St Louis Elegy
    5. Riot in My House
    6. Ode to Sad Disco
    7. Phantasmagoria Blues
    8. Quiver Syndrome
    9. Harborview Hospital
    10. Leviathan
    11. Deep Black Vanishing Train
    12. Tiny Grain of Truth

    • Release Date: 2012
    • Artist: Mark Lanegan
    • Tracks: Deep Black Vanishing Train, The Gravedigger’s Song, Leviathan
    • Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Blues-rock
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  • 1. The River Rise
    2. Borracho
    3. House a Home
    4. Kingdoms of Rain
    5. Carnival
    6. Riding the Nightingale
    7. El Sol
    8. Dead on You
    9. Shooting Gallery
    10. Sunrise
    11. Pendulum
    12. Judas Touch
    13. Beggar's Blues

    • Release Date: 1994
    • Artist: Mark Lanegan
    • Tracks: Kingdoms of Rain, El Sol, Sunrise
    • Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Blues-rock
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  • Field Songs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mark Lanegan Albums of All Time
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    1. One Way Street
    2. No Easy Action
    3. Miracle
    4. Pill Hill Serenade
    5. Don't Forget Me
    6. Kimiko's Dream House
    7. Resurrection Song
    8. Field Song
    9. Low
    10. Blues for D
    11. She Done Too Much
    12. Fix

    • Release Date: 2001
    • Artist: Mark Lanegan
    • Tracks: Fix, Miracle, Field Song
    • Length (mins): 00:42:27
    • Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Blues-rock
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