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The Best Phish Albums of All Time 

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Updated April 2, 2020 3.1k votes 709 voters 16.6k views

List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Phish is widely considered one of the best jam bands. List of the best Phish albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Phish discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Phish albums can be found at the top of the list. The jam rock band was formed by lead vocalist Trey Anastasio when he was still in college. Anastasio is known for musical improvisation during live performances, which have drawn comparisons to the Grateful Dead. 

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

If you want to know the Best Phish album of all time, this list will answer your question. Albums include everything from Farmhouse to Hoist. This list of popular Phish CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

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1
Rift is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
By Phish (1993); Tracks: Horn, Sparkle & It's Ice

Length (mins): 01:07:54

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Rock music, Jazz fusion

2
Billy Breathes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
By Phish (1996); Tracks: Taste, Cars Trucks Buses & Train Song

Producer: Steve Lillywhite

Length (mins): 00:47:08

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Rock music

3
Junta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
By Phish (1989); Tracks: Sanity (live), Sanity (live) & Divided Sky

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Rock music, Jam band, Jazz fusion

4
A Picture of Nectar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
By Phish (1992); Tracks: Stash, The Landlady & Glide

Length (mins): 01:00:29

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Rock music, Jam band, Jazz fusion

5
Farmhouse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
By Phish (2000); Tracks: First Tube, Farmhouse & Gotta Jibboo

Producer: Bryce Goggin

Length (mins): 00:49:43

Genres (Music): Rock music, Folk rock

6
Hoist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
By Phish (1994); Tracks: Sample in a Jar, Down With Disease & Wolfman's Brother

Length (mins): 00:50:57

Genres (Music): Rock music

7
The Story of the Ghost ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
By Phish (1998); Tracks: Wading in the Velvet Sea, The Moma Dance & Brian and Robert

Producer: Andy Wallace

Length (mins): 00:49:59

Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia, Funk rock

8
Lawn Boy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
By Phish (1990); Tracks: Fee, Run Like an Antelope & Reba

Length (mins): 00:53:11

Genres (Music): Rock music, Jam band, Jazz fusion

10
Sigma Oasis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
Chadd Pfeiffer added

Label: JEMP Records

11
Joy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
By Phish (2009); Tracks: Sugar Shack, Ocelot & Backwards Down the Number Line

Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Alternative rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia

12
Fuego is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
13
Round Room is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
By Phish (2002); Tracks: Anything but Me, 46 Days & Mock Song

Producer: Bryce Goggin

Length (mins): 01:18:09

Genres (Music): Rock music

14
Undermind is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
By Phish (2004); Tracks: Two Versions of Me, Undermind & A Song I Heard the Ocean Sing

Producer: Tchad Blake

Length (mins): 00:51:01

Genres (Music): Rock music

15
Phish is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
By Phish (1986); Tracks: Dog Gone Dog, NO2 & Fluff's Travels

Length (mins): 00:54:39

Genres (Music): Rock music, Jam band, Experimental rock

16
Big Boat is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
17
The Siket Disc is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time
By Phish (1999); Tracks: Albert, The Happy Whip and Dung Song & My Left Toe

Length (mins): 00:35:18

Genres (Music): Instrumental, Jam band, Instrumental rock

18
Headphones Jam is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Phish Albums of All Time