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The Best Sublime Albums of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 398 votes 190 voters 8k views 6 items

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

Long Beach-natives Sublime aren't just one of the best '90s bands, but can be considered one of the best reggae bands and reggae rock bands. Since they’re such an influential band, let’s rank the best Sublime albums, with the help of your votes. While most Sublime fans can agree that the Long Beach trio broke up just as they were hitting their creative stride with the release of the trio’s self-titled break through, their short career was near perfect. Led by the late Brad Nowell, Sublime’s three studio releases (including 40 Oz. to Freedom (1992) and Robbin’ the Hood (1994) captured the precise feeling of southern California in the ‘90s.

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

Albums here include everything from Sublime (1996) to 40 Oz. to Freedom (1992). This list of popular Sublime CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

40 Oz. to Freedom is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sublime Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1992

Artist: Sublime

Tracks: 5446 / Ball and Chain, New Thrash, 40 oz. to Freedom, + more

Label: Gasoline Alley

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Hardcore punk, Punk rock, Ska, Reggae, + more

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Sublime: 10th Anniversar... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sublime Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1996

Artist: Sublime

Tracks: April 29, 1992 (Miami), Burritos, + more

Label: Gasoline Alley

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Alternative hip hop, Reggae, Ska punk, Dub, + more

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Robbin' the Hood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sublime Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1994

Artist: Sublime

Tracks: Raleigh Soliloquy, Part I, Freeway Time in LA County Jail, + more

Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Punk rock, Ska, Reggae, Ska punk

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Jah Won't Pay the Bills ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sublime Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1991

Artist: Sublime

Genres (Music): Punk rock, Ska, Ska punk

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