The Best Paradise Lost Albums of All Time 

Updated June 14, 2019 1.8k votes 496 voters 12k views 15 items

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

If you want to know, "What is the Best Paradise Lost album of all time?" or "What are the top Paradise Lost albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The gothic metal band has released a series of great albums throughout their long career, even pioneering there own genre of music and setting the stage for similar bands to come after them. List features albums like Host, Symbol of Life, and many more

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

Draconian Times is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Paradise Lost Albums of All Time
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1. Enchantment
2. Hallowed Land
3. The Last Time
4. Forever Failure
5. Once Solemn
6. Shadowkings
7. Elusive Cure
8. Yearn for Change
9. Shades of God
10. Hands of Reason
11. I See Your Face
12. Jaded

Release Date: 1995

Artist: Paradise Lost

Tracks: The Last Time, Master of Misrule, Hallowed Land, + more

Genres (Music): Doom metal, Gothic metal

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Icon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Paradise Lost Albums of All Time
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1. Embers Fire
2. Remembrance
3. Forging Sympathy
4. Joys of the Emptiness
5. Dying Freedom
6. Widow
7. Colossal Rains
8. Weeping Words
9. Poison
10. True Belief
11. Shallow Seasons
12. Christendom
13. Deus Misereatur
14. Sweetness
15. Your Hand in Mine

Release Date: 1993

Artist: Paradise Lost

Producer: Simon Efemey

Tracks: Embers Fire, Widow, Weeping Words, + more

Length (mins): 00:50:34

Genres (Music): Doom metal, Thrash metal, Gothic metal

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Shades of God is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Paradise Lost Albums of All Time
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1. Mortals Watch the Day
2. Crying for Eternity
3. Embraced
4. Daylight Torn
5. Pity the Sadness
6. No Forgiveness
7. Your Hand in Mine
8. The Word Made Flesh
9. As I Die
10.Rape of Virtue
11. Death Walks Behind You
12. Eternal

Release Date: 1992

Artist: Paradise Lost

Tracks: Your Hand in Mine, No Forgiveness, As I Die, + more

Genres (Music): Melodic death metal, Gothic metal, Death-doom

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Gothic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Paradise Lost Albums of All Time
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1. Gothic
2. Dead Emotion
3. Shattered
4. Rapture
5. Eternal
6. Falling Forever
7. Angel Tears
8. Silent
9. The Painless
10. Desolate

Release Date: 1991

Artist: Paradise Lost

Tracks: Falling Forever, The Painless, Shattered, + more

Length (mins): 00:38:43

Genres (Music): Death metal, Doom metal, Gothic metal, Death-doom

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