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The Best Massive Attack Albums of All Time 

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Massive Attack are widely considered one of the best Bristol scene trip-hop bands of all time. List of the best Massive Attack albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Massive Attack discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Massive Attack albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Massive Attack singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Massive Attack 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 Massive Attack album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know what is the best Massive Attack album of all time, this list will answer your question. It's made up of many different albums, including Mezzanine, Blue Lines, and 100th Window.

This list of popular Massive Attack CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

Mezzanine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Massive Attack Albums of All Time
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1. Angel
2. Risingson
3. Teardrop
4. Inertia Creeps
5. Exchange
6. Dissolved Girl
7. Man Next Door
8. Black Milk
9. Mezzanine
10. Group Four
11. (Exchange)

Release Date: 1998

Artist: Massive Attack

Tracks: Mezzanine, Risingson, Teardrop, + more

Genres (Music): Electronica, Alternative rock, Electronic dance music, Experimental rock, Trip hop, + more

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Blue Lines is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Massive Attack Albums of All Time
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1. Safe from Harm
2. One Love
3. Blue Lines
4. Be Thankful for What You've Got
5. Five Man Army
6. Unfinished Sympathy
7. Daydreaming
8. Lately
9. Hymn of the Big Wheel

Release Date: 1991

Artist: Massive Attack

Tracks: Five Man Army, Be Thankful for What You've Got, Lately, + more

Genres (Music): Soul music, Alternative hip hop, Trip hop

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Protection is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Massive Attack Albums of All Time
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1. Protection
2. Karmacoma
3. Three
4. Weather Storm
5. Spying Glass
6. Better Things
7. Eurochild
8. Sly
9. Heat Miser
10. Light My Fire

Release Date: 1994

Artist: Massive Attack

Tracks: Heat Miser, Sly, Protection, + more

Genres (Music): Trip hop, Lounge music, Chill-out music

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Heligoland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Massive Attack Albums of All Time
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1. Pray for Rain
2. Babel
3. Splitting the Atom
4. Girl I Love You
5. Psyche
6. Flat of the Blade
7. Paradise Circus
8. Rush Minute
9. Saturday Come Slow
10. Atlas Air

Release Date: 2010

Artist: Massive Attack

Tracks: Psyche, Flat of the Blade, Rush Minute, + more

Label: Virgin Records

Genres (Music): Electronica, Alternative rock, Trip hop, Alternative dance

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