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The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time  

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List Rules Can include Jon and Vangelis releases. Studio albums only.

Vangelis is nothing short of a prolific composer, releasing a broad range of solo albums, as well as film scores. Here, you'll find a complete list of the best Vangelis albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Vangelis discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Vangelis albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Vangelis singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums.

Vangelis, the composer and musician best known for his surprise hit with the "Chariots of Fire" theme, is one of those "impossible to pigeonhole exactly what genre of music he belongs in" artists. If you think the greatest Vangelis 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 Vangelis album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Vangelis album of all time?" or "What are the top Vangelis albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Some top albums on this list are The Friends of Mr. Cairo, Albedo 0.39, but it includes all of Vangelis' studio work.

This list of popular Vangelis albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Share your own opinion by voting up your favorite albums below, and voting any down accordingly. 

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Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
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Spiral is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1977
3
Heaven and Hell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
4
China is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1979
5
Soil Festivities is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
6
Opera Sauvage is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
7
Albedo 0.39 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
8
1492: Conquest of Paradise is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
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Chariots of Fire is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
Chariots of Fire 1981
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Voices is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1995
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L'Apocalypse des animaux is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
12
Direct is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1988
13
Oceanic is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1996
14
La Fête Sauvage is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
15
See You Later is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
16
The City is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1990
17
Mask is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1985
18
Earth is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1973
19
Ignacio is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1977
20
El Greco is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1998
21
Ραψωδιές - Rapsodies is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
22
The Bounty is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1984
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Hypothesis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1978
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Odes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1979
25
Fais que ton rêve soit plus lo... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time