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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
197 49
The Kinks Are the Village Gree... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

2
173 48
Arthur (or The Decline and Fal... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

3
156 41
Something Else by The Kinks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

4
183 56
Lola Versus Powerman and the M... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

5
137 37
Face to Face is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

6
127 41
Muswell Hillbillies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

7
72 28
The Kink Kontroversy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

8
70 31
Misfits is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1978

9
81 43
Low Budget is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1979

10
68 34
Sleepwalker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

11
60 29
Kinks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1964

12
50 22
Kinda Kinks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

13
62 32
Give the People What They Want is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

14
45 24
State of Confusion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

15
61 40
Schoolboys in Disgrace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

16
43 30
Preservation Act 1 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

17
31 30
Word of Mouth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

18
32 36
Soap Opera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1975

19
28 32
Preservation Act 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

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

21
13 18
Kinks-Size is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

22
22 30
Phobia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1993

23
20 29
Percy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time

24
18 27
UK Jive is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time
1989

25
19 29
Think Visual is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kinks Albums of All Time