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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.

List of the best Radiohead albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. Radiohead is considered by many to be one of the best alternative rock bands and one of the best rock bands of all time. The British band formed in 1985, and all five original members are still active. This includes vocalist Thom Yorke, guitarist Jonny Greenwood, bassist Colin Greenwood, guitarist Ed O'Brien, and drummer Philip Selway.

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

If you want to know, "What is the Best Radiohead album of all time?" or "What are the top Radiohead albums?" then this list will answer your questions. It's made up of albums like Kid A and OK Computer. The list of popular Radiohead CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Radiohead Albums of All Time
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OK Computer


Release Date: 1997

Artist: Radiohead

Tracks: Airbag, Subterranean Homesick Alien, Electioneering, Let Down, Lucky, + more

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Britpop, Experimental rock, Art rock, Electronic music, + more

Also Ranked

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

#6 on The Best Albums of the 1990s

#7 on The Best Grammy-Nominated Alternative Albums of the 1990s

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Kid A is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Radiohead Albums of All Time
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Kid A


Release Date: 2000

Artist: Radiohead

Tracks: Morning Bell, Kid A, Optimistic, Treefingers, In Limbo, + more

Label: Capitol Records

Genres (Music): Electronica, Alternative rock, Ambient music, Jazz fusion, Intelligent dance music, + more

Also Ranked

#96 on The Best Albums of the 1990s

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In Rainbows


In Rainbows is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Radiohead Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 2007

Artist: Radiohead

Producer: Mark Stent, Nigel Godrich

Tracks: Nude, Jigsaw Falling Into Place, House of Cards, Faust Arp, Reckoner, + more

Genres (Music): Electronica, Alternative rock, Experimental rock, Art rock, Electronic music, + more

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The Bends is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Radiohead Albums of All Time
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The Bends


Release Date: 1995

Artist: Radiohead

Tracks: My Iron Lung, Just, Street Spirit (Fade Out), Bones, (Nice Dream), + more

Label: Capitol Records

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Britpop, Art rock

Also Ranked

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

#4 on The Best Sophomore Albums of All Time

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