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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 Chemical Brothers are widely considered one of the best EDM artists of all time. Since they’re such an influential band, let’s rank the best Chemical Brothers albums, with the help of your votes. Formed by DJs Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons in Manchester in 1989, The Chemical Brothers brought big beat dance music to the masses with their critically acclaimed debut Exit Planet Dust (1995).

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

 Examples of albums on this list include their sophomore effort Dig Your Own Hole (1997) and the multi-platinum selling Surrender (1999).

This list of popular Chemical Brothers CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

Surrender is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chemical Brothers Albums of All Time
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Surrender


1. Music:Response
2. Under the Influence
3. Out of Control
4. Orange Wedge
5. Let Forever Be
6. The Sunshine Underground
7. Asleep from Day
8. Got Glint?
9. Hey Boy Hey Girl
10. Surrende
11. Dream On

Release Date: 1999

Artist: The Chemical Brothers

Tracks: Dream On, Asleep From Day, Music: Response, Under the Influence, Got Glint?, + more

Genres (Music): Electronica, Ambient music, Neo-psychedelia, Electronic dance music, Techno, + more

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Dig Your Own Hole is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chemical Brothers Albums of All Time
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Dig Your Own Hole


1. Block Rockin' Beats
2. Dig Your Own Hole
3. Elektrobank
4. Piku
5. Setting Sun
6. It Doesn't Matter
7. Don't Stop the Rock
8. Get Up on It Like This
9. Lost in the K-Hole
10. Where Do I Begin
11. The Private Psychedelic Reel

Release Date: 1997

Artist: The Chemical Brothers

Tracks: Setting Sun, It Doesn’t Matter, It Doesn't Matter, The Private Psychedelic Reel, Don’t Stop the Rock, + more

Length (mins): 01:03:27

Genres (Music): Electronica, Techno, Trip hop, Big beat

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Exit Planet Dust is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chemical Brothers Albums of All Time
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Exit Planet Dust


1. Leave Home
2. In Dust We Trust
3. Song to the Siren
4. Three Little Birdies Down Beats
5. Fuck Up Beats
6. Chemical Beats
7. Chico's Groove
8. One Too Many Mornings
9. Life Is Sweet
10. Playground for a Wedgeless Firm
11. Alive Alone

Release Date: 1995

Artist: The Chemical Brothers

Tracks: One Too Many Mornings, Chemical Beats, Alive Alone, Life Is Sweet, Chico's Groove, + more

Genres (Music): Electronica, Big beat

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Further is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chemical Brothers Albums of All Time
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Further


1. Snow
2. Escape Velocity
3. Another World
4. Dissolve
5. Horse Power
6. Swoon
7. K+D+B
8. Wonders of the Deep
9. Don't Think
10. Pourquoi

Release Date: 2010

Artist: The Chemical Brothers

Tracks: Swoon, Swoon, Wonders of the Deep, Making of Further, Escape Velocity, + more

Genres (Music): Electronica, Electronic music

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