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The Best Pink Floyd Albums of All Time 

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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 Moo... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Albums of All Time
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1. Time
2. Any Colour You Like
3. Speak to Me / Breathe
4. Brain Damage
5. Eclipse 
6. On the Run 
7. Money
8. Us and Them
9. The Great Gig in the Sky

Release Date: 1973

Producer: Pink Floyd

Length (mins): 00:42:57

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Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Albums of All Time
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1. Wish You Were Here 
2. Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Parts VI–IX
3. Welcome to the Machine
4. Have a Cigar
5. Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Parts I–V

Release Date: 1975

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Animals is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Albums of All Time
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1. Pigs on the Wing, Part 1
2. Pigs (Three Different Ones)
3. Sheep
4. Dogs
5. Pigs on the Wing, Part 2

Release Date: 1977

Producer: Pink Floyd

Length (mins): 00:41:49

Label: Columbia

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The Wall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Albums of All Time
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1. In the Flesh?
2. The Thin Ice
3. Another Brick in the Wall (Part I)
4. The Happiest Days of Our Lives
5. Another Brick in the Wall (Part II)
6. Mother
7. Goodbye Blue Sky
8. Empty Spaces
9. Young Lust
10. One of My Turns
11. Don't Leave Me Now
12. Another Brick in the Wall (Part III)
13. Goodbye Cruel World
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Release Date: 1979

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