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The Best Silversun Pickups Albums, Ranked  

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We're ranking the best Silversun Pickups albums of all time. One of the best post-punk revival bands, Silversun Pickups's discography features several popular songs, like "Lazy Eye" and "Panic Switch." What is the greatest Silversun Pickups album ever?

From their debut album Carnavas to their 2015 album Better Nature, this list of Silversun Pickups albums also includes Swoon and Neck of the Woods.

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Swoon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Silversun Pickups Albums, Ranked
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1. There's No Secrets This Year 
2. The Royal We 
3. Growing Old Is Getting Old
4. It's Nice to Know You Work Alone
5. Panic Switch 
6. Draining 
7. Sort Of
8. Substitution
9. Catch and Release
10. Surrounded (or Spiraling)

Pitchfork score: 5.3/10

Release Date: 2009

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Better Nature is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Silversun Pickups Albums, Ranked
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1. Cradle (Better Nature) 
2. Connection
3. Pins & Needles
4. Friendly Fires
5. Nightlight    
6. Circadian Rhythm (Last Dance)
7. Tapedeck
8. Latchkey Kids
9. Ragamuffin
10. The Wild Kind

Release Date: 2015

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Carnavas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Silversun Pickups Albums, Ranked
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1. Melatonin
2. Well Thought Out Twinkles
3. Checkered Floor 
4. Little Lover's So Polite
5. Future Foe Scenarios  
6. Waste It On
7. Lazy Eye  
8. Rusted Wheel 
9. Dream at Tempo 119 
10. Three Seed 
11. Common Reactor
12. Mercury (Japanese/vinyl bonus track)
13. Table Scraps (Japanese/vinyl bonus track) 

Pitchfork score: 5.0/10

Release Date: 2006

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Neck of the Woods is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Silversun Pickups Albums, Ranked
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1. Skin Graph 
2. Make Believe
3. Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)
4. Busy Bees
5. Here We Are (Chancer)
6. Mean Spirits
7. Simmer
8. The Pit
9. Dots and Dashes (Enough Already) 
10. Gun-Shy Sunshine
11. Out of Breath 

Pitchfork score: 4.8/10

Release Date: 2012

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