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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
178 45
The Kinks Are the Village Gree... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

2
145 36
Something Else by The Kinks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

3
166 48
Lola Versus Powerman and the M... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

4
157 44
Arthur (or The Decline and Fal... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

5
125 34
Face to Face is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

6
117 38
Muswell Hillbillies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

7
61 25
The Kink Kontroversy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

8
75 36
Low Budget is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1979

9
63 28
Misfits is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1978

10
45 19
Kinda Kinks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

11
61 32
Sleepwalker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

12
57 29
Give the People What They Want is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

13
52 27
Kinks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1964

14
42 21
State of Confusion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

15
59 38
Schoolboys in Disgrace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

16
37 28
Preservation Act 1 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

17
28 27
Word of Mouth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

18
28 32
Soap Opera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1975

19
25 30
Preservation Act 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

20
12 17
Kinks-Size is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

21
19 26
Percy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

22
13 19
BBC Sessions 1964-1977 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

23
20 28
Phobia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1993

24
16 27
Think Visual is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

25
12 22
Kinkdom is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

26
14 25
UK Jive is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1989