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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. 

Days of Future Passed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Moody Blues Albums of All Time
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Days of Future Passed


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, Dawn: Dawn Is a Feeling, Evening: The Sun Set / Twilight Time, + more

Label: Deram Records

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Classical music, Symphonic rock

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On the Threshold of a Dream is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Moody Blues Albums of All Time
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1. In the Beginning
2. Lovely to See You
3. Dear Diary
4. Send Me No Wine
5. To Share Our Love
6. So Deep Within You
7. Never Comes the Day
8. Lazy Day
9. Are You Sitting Comfortably?
10. The Dream
11. Have You Heard (Part 1)
12. The Voyage
13. Have You Heard (Part 2)

Release Date: 1969

Artist: The Moody Blues

Tracks: Have You Heard, Part I, To Share Our Love, The Voyage, Have You Heard, + more

Label: Deram Records

Genres (Music): Progressive rock

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In Search of the Lost Chord is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Moody Blues Albums of All Time
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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, Legend of a Mind, Dr. Livingstone, + more

Length (mins): 00:42:08

Label: Deram Records

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock

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To Our Children's Children's C... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Moody Blues Albums of All Time
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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, Sun Is Still Shining, Eyes of a Child, + more

Length (mins): 00:40:22

Genres (Music): Progressive rock

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