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The Best Moody Blues Albums of All Time

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The Moody Blues are known as one of the best progressive rock bands. List of the best Moody Blues albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Moody Blues discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Moody Blues albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included The Moody Blues singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Moody Blues 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 Moody Blues album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

The band formed in 1964, but really hit their stride with the release of 1967's record Days of Future Passed, which had two massive hits in "Nights in White Satin" and "Tuesday Afternoon." It was on this album that their reputation for dreamy art rock was forged. 

If you want to know the best Moody Blues album of all time, this list will answer your question. The list you're viewing is made up of many different albums, like On the Threshold of a DreamIn Search of the Lost Chord and The Other Side of Life. This list of popular Moody Blues CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

  • 1. Departure
    2. Ride My See-Saw
    3. Dr. Livingstone, I Presume
    4. House of Four Doors
    5. Legend of a Mind
    6. House of Four Doors (Part 2)
    7. Voices in the Sky
    8. The Best Way to Travel
    9. Visions of Paradise
    10. The Actor
    11. The Word
    12. Om

    • Release Date: 1968
    • Artist: The Moody Blues
    • Producer: Tony Clarke
    • Tracks: Ride My See-Saw, House of Four Doors, Departure
    • Length (mins): 00:42:08
    • Label: Deram Records
    • Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock
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    1. The Day Begins
    2. Dawn: Dawn is a Feeling
    3. The Morning: Another Morning
    4. Lunch Break: Peak Hour
    5. The Afternoon
    6. Evening
    7. The Night

    • Release Date: 1967
    • Artist: The Moody Blues, London Festival Orchestra
    • Tracks: The Day Begins, The Afternoon: Forever Afternoon (Tuesday?) / (Evening) Time to Get Away, The Morning: Another Morning
    • Label: Deram Records
    • Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Classical music, Symphonic rock
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    1. Lost in a Lost World
    2. New Horizons
    3. For My Lady
    4. Isn't Life Strange
    5. You and Me
    6. The Land of Make-Believe
    7. When You're a Free Man
    8. I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)
    9. Isn't Life Strange
    10. You and Me
    11. Lost in a Lost World
    12. Island

    • Release Date: 1972
    • Artist: The Moody Blues
    • Tracks: For My Lady, I’m Just a Singer (in a Rock and Roll Band), Lost in a Lost World
    • Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock
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    1. Higher and Higher
    2. Eyes of a Child I
    3. Floating
    4. Eyes of a Child II
    5. I Never Thought I'd Live to Be a Hundred
    6. Beyond
    7. Out and In
    8. Gypsy (Of a Strange and Distant Time)
    9. Eternity Road
    10.  Candle of Life
    11.  Sun Is Still Shining
    12. I Never Thought I'd Live to Be a Million
    13. Watching and Waiting

    • Release Date: 1969
    • Artist: The Moody Blues
    • Producer: Tony Clarke
    • Tracks: Beyond, Candle of Life, Out and In
    • Length (mins): 00:40:22
    • Genres (Music): Progressive rock
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