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The Best B-52's Albums of All Time  

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The B-52s are known to many as one of the best new wave bands. List of the best B-52's albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This B-52's discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top B-52's albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included The B-52's singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest B-52's 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 B-52's album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the best B-52's album of all time?" or "What are the top B-52's albums?" then this list will answer your questions. List albums include Wild Planet, The B-52's and many more.

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Wild Planet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best B-52's Albums of All Time
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1 72 VOTES

Artist: The B-52's

Release Date: 1980

Producer: Chris Blackwell, The B-52's, Rhett Davies

Tracks: Give Me Back My Man, Devil in My Car, Party Out of Bounds, Strobe Light, 53 Miles West of Venus, Dirty Back Road, Quiche Lorraine, Private Idaho, Runnin’ Around

Length (mins): 00:34:58

Label: Warner Bros. Records

Genres (Music): New Wave

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Cosmic Thing is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best B-52's Albums of All Time
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2 50 VOTES

Artist: The B-52's

Release Date: 1989

Tracks: Love Shack, Follow Your Bliss, Roam, Junebug, Bushfire, Dry County, Deadbeat Club, Cosmic Thing, Topaz, Channel Z

Genres (Music): Rock music, New Wave, Pop rock

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The B-52’s is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best B-52's Albums of All Time
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3 65 VOTES

Artist: The B-52's

Release Date: 1979

Producer: Chris Blackwell, Robert Ash

Tracks: Planet Claire, Planet Claire, Lava, Downtown, Dance This Mess Around, Dance This Mess Around, There's a Moon in the Sky (Called the Moon), Planet Claire, 6060‒842, 52 Girls, There's a Moon in the Sky (Called the Moon), Rock Lobster, Downtown, Hero Worship, Hero Worship, Rock Lobster, Rock Lobster, 6060-842

Length (mins): 00:39:36

Label: Warner Bros. Records

Genres (Music): Rock music, New Wave, Pop rock, Post-punk

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#68 of 343 on The Best Debut Albums of All Time, Ranked #32 of 213 on The Best Self-Titled Albums

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Whammy! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best B-52's Albums of All Time
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4 49 VOTES

Artist: The B-52's

Release Date: 1983

Producer: Steven Stanley

Tracks: Queen of Las Vegas, Trism, Song for a Future Generation, Whammy Kiss, Legal Tender, Don't Worry, Work That Skirt, Butterbean, Big Bird

Genres (Music): New Wave

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