Alternative Music The Best Black Keys 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.

Akron-natives The Black Keys aren't just one of the best garage rock bands, they're one of the one of the best bands of the 2000s. List of the best Black Keys albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Black Keys discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Black Keys albums can be found at the top of the list. The American blues rock duo consists of Dan Auerbach on guitar and vocals, and Patrick Carney on drums. 

To make it easy for you, we haven't included The Black Keys singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Black Keys 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 Black Keys album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know what is the best Black Keys album of all time, this list will answer your question. It features Rubber Factory, Attack & Release, El Camino, and more. This list of popular Black Keys CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

Rubber Factory is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Black Keys Albums of All Time
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1 100 VOTES

Rubber Factory


1. When the Lights Go Out
2. 10 A.M. Automatic
3. Just Couldn't Tie Me Down
4. All Hands Against His Own
5. The Desperate Man
6. Girl Is on My Mind
7. The Lengths
8. Grown So Ugly
9. Stack Shot Billy
10. Act Nice and Gentle
11. Aeroplane Blues
12. Keep Me
13. Till I Get My Way

Release Date: 2004

Artist: The Black Keys

Tracks: Till I Get My Way, Act Nice and Gentle, 10 A.M. Automatic, Keep Me, Aeroplane Blues, + more

Length (mins): 00:41:43

Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Hard rock, Garage rock, Punk blues

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Brothers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Black Keys Albums of All Time
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2 108 VOTES

Brothers


1. Everlasting Light
2. Next Girl
3. Tighten Up
4. Howlin' for You
5. She's Long Gone
6. Black Mud
7. The Only One
8. Too Afraid to Love You
9. Ten Cent Pistol
10. Sinister Kid
11. The Go Getter
12. I'm Not the One
13. Unknown Brother
14. Never Give You Up
15. These Days

Release Date: 2010

Artist: The Black Keys

Tracks: Black Mud, The Go Getter, The Only One, These Days, Never Gonna Give You Up, + more

Genres (Music): Indie rock, Blues-rock, Garage rock

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El Camino is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Black Keys Albums of All Time
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3 108 VOTES

JohnErvinSantiagoEnrile added El Camino


1. Lonely Boy
2. Dead and Gone
3. Gold on the Ceiling
4. Little Black Submarines
5. Money Maker
6. Run Right Back
7. Sister
8. Hell of a Season
9. Stop Stop
10. Nova Baby
11. Mind Eraser

Release Date: 2011

Artist: The Black Keys

Tracks: Run Right Back, Sister, Little Black Submarines, Stop Stop, Gold on the Ceiling, + more

Genres (Music): Rock music, Blues-rock, Garage rock

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Thickfreakness is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Black Keys Albums of All Time
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4 78 VOTES

Thickfreakness


1. Thickfreakness
2. Hard Row
3. Set You Free
4. Midnight in Her Eyes
5. Have Love Will Travel
6. Hurt Like Mine
7. Everywhere I Go
8. No Trust
9. If You See Me
10. Hold Me in Your Arms
11. I Cry Alone

Release Date: 2003

Artist: The Black Keys

Tracks: Have Love Will Travel, I Cry Alone, Hard Row, If You See Me, No Trust, + more

Length (mins): 00:38:46

Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Hard rock, Garage rock, Punk blues

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