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The Best Sigur Rós Albums, Ranked  

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We're ranking the best Sigur Rós albums of all time. One of the best post-rock bands, Sigur Rós's discography features five number one albums in their home country Iceland. What is the greatest Sigur Rós album ever?

From their debut album Von to their 2013 album Kveikur, this list of Sigur Rós albums also includes Valtari, ( ), and Takk...

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Ágætis byrjun is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sigur Rós Albums, Ranked
Photo: Fat Cat, Smekkleysa

1. Intro
2. Svefn-g-englar (Sleep(walk)ing Angels)
3. Starálfur (Staring Elf)
4. Flugufrelsarinn The Fly's Savior)
5. Ný batterí (New Batteries)
6. Hjartað hamast (bamm bamm bamm)    [The Heart Pounds (boom boom boom)]
7. Viðrar vel til loftárása (Good Weather for an Airstrike)
8. Olsen Olsen
9. Ágætis byrjun (An Alright Start)
10. Avalon

Pitchfork score: 9.4/10

Release Date: 1999

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Takk... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sigur Rós Albums, Ranked
Photo: Geffen, EMI

1. Takk... (Thanks...)
2. Glósóli (Glowing Sole)
3. Hoppípolla (Hopping Into Puddles)
4. Með blóðnasir (With a Nosebleed)
5. Sé lest (I See a Train)
6. Sæglópur (Lost at Sea)
7. Mílanó (Milan)
8. Gong (Gong)
9. Andvari (Zephyr)
10. Svo hljótt (So Quietly)
11. Heysátan (The Haystack)

Pitchfork score: 7.8/10

Release Date: 2005

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( ) is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sigur Rós Albums, Ranked
Photo: Fat Cat/Bad Taste
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1. Untitled (Vaka)
2. Untitled (Fyrsta)
3. Untitled (Samskeyti)
4. Untitled (Njósnavélin)
5. Untitled (Álafoss)
6. Untitled (E-Bow)
7. Untitled (Dauðalagið)
8. Untitled (Popplagið)

Pitchfork score: 7.6/10

Release Date: 2002

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Valtari is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sigur Rós Albums, Ranked
Photo: Parlophone

1. Ég anda (I Breathe)
2. Ekki múkk (Not a Sound)
3. Varúð (Caution)
4. Rembihnútur    (Tight Knot)
5. Dauðalogn (Dead Calm)
6. Varðeldur (Campfire)
7. Valtari (Roller)
8. Fjögur píanó (Four Pianos)

Pitchfork score: 6.1/10
 

Release Date: 2012

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