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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.

Since their inception, U2 have been one of the best bands of the 80s, best bands of the 90s and overall one of the best bands ever.List of the best U2 albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This U2 discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top U2 albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included U2 singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest U2 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 U2 album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best U2 album of all time?" or "What are the top U2 albums?" then this list will answer your questions. This list includes The Joshua Tree, War and more.

This list of popular U2 CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use regularly.

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397 106
Achtung Baby is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
Achtung Baby 1991

"One"

"The Fly"

"Mysterious Ways"

The Best U2 Songs of All Time The Best Hybrid Cars on the Market

2
413 121
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
The Joshua Tree 1987

"With or Without You"

"I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For"

"Where the Streets Have No Name"

3
291 133
The Unforgettable Fire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
The Unforgettable Fire 1984

"Pride (In the Name of Love)"

"The Unforgettable Fire"

"Bad"

4
270 127
War is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
War 1983

"Sunday Bloody Sunday"

"Two Hearts Beat as One"

"New Year's Day"

5
273 128
All That You Can't Leave Behin... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
All That You Can't Leave Behind 2000

"Beautiful Day"

"Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of"

"Elevation"

6
229 103
How to Dismantle an Atomic Bom... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb 2004

"Vertigo"

"Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own"

"City of Blinding Lights"

7
191 120
Boy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
Boy 1980

"A Day Without Me"

"I Will Follow"

"The Ocean"

8
188 141
Zooropa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
Zooropa 1993

"Numb"

"Lemon"

"Stay (Faraway, So Close!)"

9
179 113
Songs of Innocence is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
Songs of Innocence 2014

"The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)"

"Every Breaking Wave"

"Song for Someone"

10
218 142
Rattle and Hum is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
Rattle and Hum 1988

"Desire"

"Angel of Harlem"

"When Love Comes to Town"

11
182 126
Pop is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
Pop 1997

"Discothèque"

"Staring at the Sun"

"Last Night on Earth"

12
160 128
No Line on the Horizon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
No Line on the Horizon 2009

"Get On Your Boots"

"Magnificent"

"I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight"

13
174 126
October is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
October 1981

"Fire"

"Gloria"

"October"

14
30 1
Songs of Experience is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
Songs of Experience 2017

"You're the Best Thing About Me"

"Get Out of Your Own Way"

"The Blackout"