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The Best Renaissance Albums of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 343 votes 138 voters 3.8k views 14 items

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

Renaissance is one of the great English progressive rock bands, boasting numerous hit singles and albums. Here, you can check out a complete list of the best Renaissance albums, including every studio release along with pictures of the album covers. This Renaissance discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Renaissance albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Renaissance singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Renaissance 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 Renaissance album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Renaissance album of all time?" or "What are the top Renaissance albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Getting their start in 1969, Renaissance has had a long and prolific career, despite some hiatuses. Throughout their career, they've release a series of great albums, establishing themselves as a mainstay in progressive rock music. Some of the band's most notable albums include A Song for All Seasons and Turn Of The Cards.

This list of popular Renaissance albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your own opinion by voting up your favorite albums and voting other down accordingly to ultimately rank each album from best to worst (or next best).

Ashes Are Burning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Renaissance Albums of All Time
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Artist: Renaissance

Release Date: 1973

Tracks: Let It Grow, At the Harbour, Carpet of the Sun, + more

Label: Capitol Records

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Symphonic rock

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Scheherazade and Other S... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Renaissance Albums of All Time
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Artist: Renaissance

Release Date: 1975

Tracks: The Vultures Fly High, Song of Scheherazade, Trip to the Fair, + more

Length (mins): 00:45:53

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Classical music, Classic rock, Art rock, Symphonic rock

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Turn of the Cards is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Renaissance Albums of All Time
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Artist: Renaissance

Release Date: 1974

Tracks: Mother Russia, Things I Don't Understand, Running Hard, + more

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Symphonic rock

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Prologue is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Renaissance Albums of All Time
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Artist: Renaissance

Release Date: 1972

Tracks: Kiev, Rajah Khan, Bound for Infinity, + more

Length (mins): 00:41:47

Label: Capitol Records

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Symphonic rock

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