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The Best Sarah McLachlan Albums, Ranked  

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We're ranking the best Sarah McLachlan albums of all time. One of the best adult contemporary artists, Sarah McLachlan's discography features three Grammys and many popular songs, like "Angel" and "Building a Mystery." What is the greatest Sarah McLachlan album ever?

From her debut album Touch to her 2016 album Wonderland, this list of Sarah McLachlan albums also includes Surfacing, Afterglow, Fumbling Towards Ecstasy, and her Christmas album Wintersong.

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Surfacing is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sarah McLachlan Albums, Ranked
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1. Building a Mystery 
2. I Love You 
3. Sweet Surrender 
4. Adia 
5. Do What You Have to Do
6. Witness 
7. Angel
8. Black & White
9. Full of Grace  
10. Last Dance   

Release Date: 1997

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Fumbling Towards Ecstasy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sarah McLachlan Albums, Ranked
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1. Possession 
2. Wait
3. Plenty
4. Good Enough
5. Mary
6. Elsewhere
7. Circle  
8. Ice
9. Hold On
10. Ice Cream
11. Fear 
12. Fumbling Towards Ecstasy   

Pitchfork score: 8.2/10

Release Date: 1993

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Afterglow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sarah McLachlan Albums, Ranked
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1. Fallen
2. World on Fire
3. Stupid
4. Drifting
5. Train Wreck
6. Push 
7. Answer
8. Time
9. Perfect Girl
10. Dirty Little Secret        

Release Date: 2003

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Touch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sarah McLachlan Albums, Ranked
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1. Out of the Shadows 
2. Steaming
3. Strange World 
4. Touch 
5. Vox 
6. Sad Clown
7. Uphill Battle 
8. Ben's Song
9. Vox (Extended remix)
10. Ben's Song (78 Version) 

Release Date: 1988

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