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The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

List RulesThis 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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    ArtistThe Kinks

    ProducerRay Davies

    TracksAll of My Friends Were There, Animal Farm, Village Green

    Length (mins)00:39:57

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Pop music, Folk rock, Baroque pop, Concept album

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    ArtistThe Kinks

    ProducerShel Talmy, Ray Davies

    TracksNo Return, Harry Rag, Waterloo Sunset

    Length (mins)00:36:36

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Pop rock, British rock, Baroque pop

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    #83 of 2,810 The Greatest Albums of All-Time#205 of 564 The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time

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    ArtistThe Kinks

    TracksShangri‐La, Yes Sir, No Sir

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Pop music, Hard rock, Concept album

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    ArtistThe Kinks

    TracksGet Back in Line, Rats, This Time Tomorrow

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Pop music, Hard rock, Folk rock, Concept album

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    ArtistThe Kinks

    ProducerShel Talmy

    TracksRainy Day in June, You’re Lookin’ Fine, Holiday in Waikiki

    Length (mins)00:38:21

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Pop music, Pop rock, Baroque pop, British Invasion

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    ArtistThe Kinks

    TracksHoliday, Oklahoma U.S.A., Uncle Son

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Blues-rock, Country rock

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    ArtistThe Kinks

    ProducerRay Davies

    TracksGet Up, In a Foreign Land, Misfits

    Genres (Music)Rock music

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    ArtistThe Kinks

    ProducerShel Talmy

    TracksRing the Bells, Where Have All the Good Times Gone, I’m on an Island

    Length (mins)00:29:51

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Rock and roll, Pop rock, Merseybeat

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    ArtistThe Kinks

    ProducerRay Davies

    TracksKiller's Eyes, Destroyer, Yo-Yo

    Length (mins)00:40:58

    Genres (Music)Rock music

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    ArtistThe Kinks

    ProducerRay Davies

    TracksIn a Space, A Gallon of Gas, Moving Pictures

    Length (mins)00:41:23

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Hard rock

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    ArtistThe Kinks

    ProducerRay Davies

    TracksMr. Big Man, Sleepless Night, Full Moon

    Genres (Music)Rock music

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    1964
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    ArtistThe Kinks

    TracksI’m a Lover Not a Fighter, Got Love If You Want It, Long Tall Shorty

    Length (mins)00:33:19

    Genres (Music)Rhythm and blues, Rock music, Pop music, Rock and roll, Garage rock

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    ArtistThe Kinks

    TracksClichés of the World (B Movie), Don't Forget to Dance, Property

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Pop music

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    ArtistThe Kinks

    ProducerShel Talmy

    TracksNaggin’ Woman, Something Better Beginning, You Shouldn’t Be Sad

    Length (mins)00:27:34

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Rock and roll

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  • 15

    ArtistThe Kinks

    ProducerRay Davies

    TracksSchooldays, Education, The Hard Way

    Length (mins)00:36:43

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Hard rock, Rock and roll

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  • 16

    ArtistThe Kinks

    TracksMissing Persons, Summer's Gone, Too Hot

    Genres (Music)Rock music

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  • 17

    ArtistThe Kinks

    TracksDaylight, Demolition, Morning Song

    Genres (Music)Rock music

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    ArtistThe Kinks

    TracksUnderneath the Neon Sign, You Make It All Worthwhile, Ducks on the Wall

    LabelRCA Records

    Genres (Music)Rock music

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  • 22

    ArtistThe Kinks

    TracksAnnouncement, Flash's Dream (The Final Elbow), Announcement

    Genres (Music)Rock music

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    ArtistThe Kinks

    ProducerRay Davies

    TracksRock 'n' Roll Cities, The Video Shop, Killing Time

    LabelLondon Records

    Genres (Music)Rock music

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    1993
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    ArtistThe Kinks

    ProducerRay Davies

    TracksDrift Away, Wall of Fire, Somebody Stole My Car

    Length (mins)01:16:17

    LabelColumbia

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Hard rock

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