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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.

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435 126
Achtung Baby is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
Achtung Baby 1991

1. Zoo Station
2. Even Better Than the Real Thing
3. One
4. Until the End of the World
5. Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
6. So Cruel
7. The Fly
8. Mysterious Ways
9. Tryin' to Throw Your Arms Around the World
10. Ultraviolet (Light My Way)
11. Acrobat
12. Love Is Blindness

465 130
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
The Joshua Tree 1987

1. Where the Streets Have No Name
2. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
3. With or Without You
4. Bullet the Blue Sky
5. Running to Stand Still
6. Red Hill Mining Town
7. In God's Country
8. Trip Through Your Wires
9. One Tree Hill
10. Exit
11. Mothers of the Disappeared

322 149
The Unforgettable Fire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
The Unforgettable Fire 1984

1. A Sort of Homecoming
2. Pride (In the Name of Love)
3. Wire
4. The Unforgettable Fire
5. Promenade
6. 4th of July
7. Bad
8. Indian Summer Sky
9. Elvis Presley and America
10. MLK

301 138
War is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
War 1983

1. Sunday Bloody Sunday
2. Seconds
3. New Year's Day
4. Like a Song…
5. Drowning Man
6. The Refugee
7. Two Hearts Beat as One
8. Red Light
9. Surrender
10. 40

303 143
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

1. Beautiful Day
2. Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of
3. Elevation
4. Walk On
5. Kite
6. In a Little While
7. Wild Honey
8. Peace on Earth
9. When I Look at the World
10. New York
11. Grace

248 123
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

1. Vertigo
2. Miracle Drug
3. Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own
4. Love and Peace or Else
5. City of Blinding Lights
6. All Because of You
7. A Man and a Woman
8. Crumbs from Your Table
9. One Step Closer
10. Original of the Species
11. Yahweh

207 142
Boy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
Boy 1980

1. I Will Follow
2. Twilight"    4:22
3. An Cat Dubh
4. Into the Heart
5. Out of Control
6. Stories for Boys
7. The Ocean
8. A Day Without Me
9. Another Time, Another Place
10. The Electric Co.
11. Shadows and Tall Trees

213 162
Zooropa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
Zooropa 1993

1. Zooropa
2. Babyface
3. Numb
4. Lemon
5. Stay (Faraway, So Close!)
6. Daddy's Gonna Pay for Your Crashed Car
7. Some Days Are Better Than Others
8. The First Time
9. Dirty Day
10. The Wanderer

241 162
Rattle and Hum is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
Rattle and Hum 1988

1. Helter Skelter
2. Van Diemen's Land
3. Desire
4. Hawkmoon 269
5. All Along the Watchtower 
6. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
7. Freedom for My People
8. Silver and Gold
9. Pride (In the Name of Love)
10. Angel of Harlem
11. Love Rescue Me
12. When Love Comes to Town
13. Heartland
14. God Part II
15. The Star Spangled Banner
16. Bullet the Blue Sky
17. All I Want Is You

204 136
Songs of Innocence is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
Songs of Innocence 2014

1. The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)
2. Every Breaking Wave
3. California (There Is No End to Love)
4. Song for Someone
5. Iris (Hold Me Close)
6. Volcano
7. Raised by Wolves
8. Cedarwood Road
9. Sleep Like a Baby Tonight
10. This Is Where You Can Reach Me Now
11. The Troubles

185 150
No Line on the Horizon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
No Line on the Horizon 2009

1. No Line on the Horizon
2. Magnificent
3. Moment of Surrender
4. Unknown Caller
5. I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight
6. Get On Your Boots
7. Stand Up Comedy
8. Fez – Being Born
9. White as Snow
10. Breathe
11. Cedars of Lebanon

205 149
Pop is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
Pop 1997

1. Discothèque
2. Do You Feel Loved
3. Mofo
4. If God Will Send His Angels
5. Staring at the Sun
6. Last Night on Earth
7. Gone
8. Miami
9. The Playboy Mansion
10. If You Wear That Velvet Dress
11. Please
12. Wake Up Dead Man

190 144
October is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
October 1981

1. Gloria
2. I Fall Down
3. I Threw a Brick Through a Window
4. Rejoice
5. Fire
6. Tomorrow
7. October
8. With a Shout (Jerusalem)
9. Stranger in a Strange Land
10. Scarlet
11. Is That All?

72 16
Songs of Experience is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best U2 Albums of All Time
Songs of Experience 2017

1. Love Is All We Have Left
2. Lights of Home
3. You're the Best Thing About Me
4. Get Out of Your Own Way
5. American Soul
6. Summer of Love
7. Red Flag Day
8. The Showman (Little More Better)
9. The Little Things That Give You Away
10. Landlady
11. The Blackout
12. Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way
13. 13 (There Is a Light)