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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 Kinks are one of the greatest British bands of all time and were an important British Invasion band. List of the best Kinks albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Kinks discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Kinks albums can be found at the top of the list.

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

If you want to know the best Kinks album of all time, this list will answer your question. It's made up of many different albums, including The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society and Face to Face. This list of popular Kinks CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

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The Kinks Are the Village Gree... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Arthur (or The Decline and Fal... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Lola Versus Powerman and the M... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Something Else by The Kinks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Face to Face is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Muswell Hillbillies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Misfits is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
Misfits 1978

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The Kink Kontroversy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Sleepwalker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Low Budget is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
Low Budget 1979

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Kinda Kinks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Kinks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
Kinks 1964

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Give the People What They Want is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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State of Confusion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Schoolboys in Disgrace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Preservation Act 1 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Word of Mouth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Soap Opera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
Soap Opera 1975

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Preservation Act 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Percy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Think Visual is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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BBC Sessions 1964-1977 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Kinks-Size is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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Phobia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
Phobia 1993

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UK Jive is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
UK Jive 1989

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Kinkdom is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time