Albums 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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1
37 9
Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

2
37 11
Spiral is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1977

3
28 7
China is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1979

4
24 4
Opera Sauvage is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

5
27 7
Albedo 0.39 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

6
23 4
1492: Conquest of Paradise is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

7
35 14
Heaven and Hell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

8
29 10
Direct is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1988

9
22 5
Soil Festivities is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

10
20 6
Voices is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1995

11
16 3
L'Apocalypse des animaux is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

12
14 2
Chariots of Fire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
Chariots of Fire 1981

13
14 4
Mask is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1985

14
14 4
The City is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1990

15
11 2
La Fête Sauvage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

16
14 5
See You Later is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

17
15 6
Oceanic is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1996

18
12 5
El Greco is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1998

19
10 4
Earth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1973

20
8 3
Odes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1979

21
8 4
Ignacio is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1977

22
6 2
Chariots of Fire: The Play is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

23
6 2
The Bounty is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1984

24
5 1
Ραψωδιές - Rapsodies is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

25
8 5
Mythodea - Music for the NASA ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

26
4 1
Sex Power is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1970

27
4 1
El Greco: Original Motion Pict... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

28
9 7
Invisible Connections is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

29
5 3
The Dragon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1978

30
5 3
Hypothesis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1978

31
4 2
Fais que ton rêve soit plus lo... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

32
3 1
Francesco is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1989

33
3 1
Cavafy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
2000

34
3 1
Picasso is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1981

35
8 7
Beaubourg is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1978

36
2 1
Cousteau is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1992

37
2 1
De Nuremberg a Nuremberg is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

38
2 1
Foros Timis Ston Greco is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

39
2 1
Silent Portraits is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

40
1 1
The Plague is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
1992