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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35 8
Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

2
36 11
Spiral is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
Spiral 1977

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

4
29 9
Direct is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
Direct 1988

5
26 7
Albedo 0.39 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

6
22 4
1492: Conquest of Paradise is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

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22 4
Opera Sauvage is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

8
34 14
Heaven and Hell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

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

10
16 3
L'Apocalypse des animaux is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

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19 6
Voices is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
Voices 1995

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

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14 4
The City is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
The City 1990

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

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

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14 6
Oceanic is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
Oceanic 1996

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

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8 3
Odes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
Odes 1979

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9 4
Earth is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
Earth 1973

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

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8 4
Mythodea - Music for the NASA ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

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6 2
Chariots of Fire: The Play is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

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

25
9 6
Invisible Connections is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

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5 2
The Bounty is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
The Bounty 1984

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4 1
Sex Power is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time
Sex Power 1970

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4 1
El Greco: Original Motion Pict... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Vangelis Albums of All Time

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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