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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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1
194 47
The Kinks Are the Village Gree... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

2
155 40
Something Else by The Kinks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

3
170 47
Arthur (or The Decline and Fal... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

4
182 54
Lola Versus Powerman and the M... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

5
134 36
Face to Face is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

6
126 40
Muswell Hillbillies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

7
71 26
The Kink Kontroversy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

8
67 31
Misfits is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1978

9
60 28
Kinks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1964

10
79 43
Low Budget is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1979

11
50 21
Kinda Kinks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

12
65 34
Sleepwalker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

13
60 32
Give the People What They Want is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

14
44 23
State of Confusion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

15
61 39
Schoolboys in Disgrace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

16
42 29
Preservation Act 1 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

17
31 29
Word of Mouth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

18
32 35
Soap Opera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1975

19
28 31
Preservation Act 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

20
15 19
BBC Sessions 1964-1977 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

21
13 17
Kinks-Size is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

22
22 29
Phobia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1993

23
20 28
Percy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

24
19 28
Think Visual is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

25
17 27
UK Jive is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1989

26
13 23
Kinkdom is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time