rock The Best Pink Floyd Albums of All Time  

Reference
5.1k votes 940 voters 7.1k views 15 items

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

Pink Floyd is not only one of the greatest prog rock bands, greatest art rock bands, but most importantly, one of the best bands of all time. From the days of Syd Barrett to the last album with Roger Waters, Pink Floyd changed rock music throughout their career, releasing some of the greatest music of their time and beyond. Here, you'll find a complete list of the best Pink Floyd albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Pink Floyd discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Pink Floyd albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Pink Floyd singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Pink Floyd 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 Pink Floyd album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Pink Floyd album of all time?" or "What are the top Pink Floyd albums?" then this list will answer your questions. List is made up of many different albums, including The Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here.

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

The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Albums of All Time
Photo: Freebase/Fair use

Release Date: 1973

Artist: Pink Floyd

Producer: Pink Floyd

Tracks: Time, Any Colour You Like, Speak to Me / Breathe, Brain Damage, Eclipse, + more

Length (mins): 00:42:57

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Hard rock, Experimental rock, Art rock, + more

Also Ranked

#5 on Albums You're Guaranteed To Find In Every Parent's CD Collection

#2 on The Best Albums That Didn't Win a Grammy

#9 on The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time

413 108
Agree or disagree?
see more on The Dark Side of the Moon
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Albums of All Time
Photo: Freebase
2 458 VOTES

Wish You Were Here


Release Date: 1975

Artist: Pink Floyd

Tracks: Wish You Were Here, Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Parts VI–IX, Welcome to the Machine, Have a Cigar, + more

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Concept album

Also Ranked

#8 on The Greatest Albums of All Time

#14 on The Best Albums That Didn't Win a Grammy

#11 on The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time

369 89
Agree or disagree?
see more on Wish You Were Here
Animals is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Albums of All Time
Photo: Freebase/Fair use
3 467 VOTES

Animals


Release Date: 1977

Artist: Pink Floyd

Producer: Pink Floyd

Tracks: Pigs (Three Different Ones), Sheep, Pigs on the Wing, Part 2, Pigs on the Wing, + more

Length (mins): 00:41:49

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Folk rock, Concept album

Also Ranked

#43 on The Greatest Albums of All Time

#64 on The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time

359 108
Agree or disagree?
see more on Animals
The Wall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Albums of All Time
Photo: via Imgur
4 485 VOTES

The Wall


Release Date: 1979

Artist: Pink Floyd

Tracks: Outside the Wall, Another Brick in the Wall, Part 3, Master of Ceremonies, Part 2, + more

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Art rock, Concept album

Also Ranked

#3 on Albums You're Guaranteed To Find In Every Parent's CD Collection

#19 on The Best Albums That Didn't Win a Grammy

#22 on The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time

367 118
Agree or disagree?
see more on The Wall