Albums The Best Animals Albums of All Time  

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

The Animals are one of the greatest '60s rock bands and one of the best rock bands of all time. List of the best Animals albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Animals discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Animals albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included The Animals singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Animals 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 Animals album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

Part of the mid-'60s British Invasion musical movement, the band's sound had a strong appreciation for the blues. Later incarnations saw the group's name change to Eric Burdon and Animals and Eric Burdon and the New Animals. The original lineup reformed in the late '70s to record Before We Were so Rudely Interrupted, and later in the early '80s for the Ark album. 

If you want to know the best Animals album of all time, or the top Animals albums, this list will answer your questions. Examples include Animal Tracks, Animalization, and Animalism. These popular Animals CDs have been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion. 

The Animals is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Animals Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1964

Artist: Eric Burdon & the Animals

Tracks: The Right Time, I'm in Love Again, Around and Around, Blue Feeling, The House of the Rising Sun, + more

Genres (Music): Rhythm and blues, Blues-rock

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#19 on The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969

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Animalisms is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animals Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1966

Artist: Eric Burdon & the Animals

Tracks: Squeeze Her, Tease Her, You're on My Mind, That's All I Am to You, Maudie, + more

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Alternative rock, Rhythm and blues, Rock music, Blues-rock

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The Twain Shall Meet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animals Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1968

Artist: Eric Burdon & the Animals

Tracks: Monterey, We Love You Lil, Closer to the Truth, Just the Thought, No Self Pity, + more

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Blues-rock, Psychedelic music

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Animal Tracks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animals Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1965

Artist: Eric Burdon & the Animals

Tracks: Help Me Girl, All Night Long, Hey Gyp, I Put a Spell on You, Sweet Little Sixteen, + more

Genres (Music): Rhythm and blues, Blues-rock

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