Albums The Best Violent Femmes Albums of All Time  

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The Violent Femmes are known as one of the best alternative rock bands and best bands from Milwaukee. List of the best Violent Femmes albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Violent Femmes discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Violent Femmes albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Violent Femmes singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Violent Femmes 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 Violent Femmes album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

One of the early icons of alt rock/punk, the Violent Femmes 1983 eponymous debut studio album featured gems like "Blister in the Sun" and "Add It Up." Though the band split for a while in the late '80s, they rallied in 1991 with Why Do Birds Sing?, which contained minor hit "American Music." 

If you want to know the best Violent Femmes album of all time, or the top Violent Femmes albums, this list will answer your questions. Examples include the Violent Femmes 1983 self-titled debut, as well as Hallowed Ground, and The Blind Leading the Naked. This list of popular Violent Femmes CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion. 

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Violent Femmes

Violent Femmes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Violent Femmes Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1983

Artist: Violent Femmes

Tracks: Prove My Love, Gone Daddy Gone, To the Kill, Good Feeling, Kiss Off, + more

Length (mins): 00:36:21

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Punk rock, Folk punk

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Hallowed Ground

Hallowed Ground is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Violent Femmes Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1984

Artist: Violent Femmes

Tracks: Hallowed Ground, Sweet Misery Blues, It’s Gonna Rain, I Know It’s True but I’m Sorry to Say, Never Tell, + more

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Folk punk

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Why Do Birds Sing?

Why Do Birds Sing? is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Violent Femmes Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1991

Artist: Violent Femmes

Producer: Brian Ritchie, Violent Femmes, Victor DeLorenzo, Gordon Gano, Michael Beinhorn

Tracks: Flamingo Baby, Look Like That, I’m Free, Girl Trouble, American Music, + more

Length (mins): 00:42:27

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Folk punk

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3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Violent Femmes Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1988

Artist: Violent Femmes

Producer: Violent Femmes, Warren Bruleigh

Tracks: Dating Days, Nothing Worth Living For, Nightmares, World We’re Living In, Just Like My Father, + more

Length (mins): 00:36:15

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Folk punk

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