Album artist 155 - The Kinks

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This page lists the album chart runs of The Kinks. A list of songs by The Kinks can be found here. The albums are listed with the most widely successful first.

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 The Kinks Kinks-Size 1965 UK EP 1 - Dec 1964, Billboard 13 - Apr 1965 (29 weeks), D.Marsh 16 of 1965, US CashBox 51 of 1965, US BB 51 of 1965, RYM 74 of 1965
2 The Kinks Something Else by The Kinks 1967 Norway 12 - Dec 1967 (3 weeks), UK 35 - Oct 1967 (2 weeks), Billboard 153 - Mar 1968 (2 weeks), Rolling Stone 288, Acclaimed 306 (1967), WTMD 580, WXPN 639 (1967), RYM 12 of 1967
3 The Kinks The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society 1968 BEA 6 of 1968, Vinyl Surrender 45 of all time, WXPN 190 (1968), Acclaimed 213 (1968), Rolling Stone 255, WTMD 266, RYM 2 of 1968, KEXP 268
4 The Kinks Give The People What They Want 1981 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 1982), Billboard 15 - Sep 1981 (36 weeks), Sweden 23 - Sep 1981 (4 weeks), Norway 28 - Oct 1981 (2 weeks), US CashBox 99 of 1981, RYM 200 of 1981, Xgau rating C+ (1981)
5 The Kinks Face To Face 1966 Norway 9 - Jan 1967 (5 weeks), UK 12 - Nov 1966 (11 weeks), Billboard 135 - Feb 1967 (3 weeks), Acclaimed 592 (1966), RYM 16 of 1966
6 The Kinks The Kinks' Greatest Hits 1966 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1968), Billboard 9 - Aug 1966 (64 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), US BB 38 of 1966, US CashBox 83 of 1966
7 The Kinks Kinda Kinks 1965 UK 3 - Mar 1965 (15 weeks), D.Marsh 38 of 1965, Billboard 60 - Aug 1965 (9 weeks), RYM 98 of 1965
8 The Kinks State Of Confusion 1983 Norway 10 - Jul 1983 (5 weeks), Billboard 12 - Jun 1983 (25 weeks), Sweden 23 - Jun 1983 (8 weeks), US BB 51 of 1983, US CashBox 85 of 1983
9 The Kinks One For The Road 1980 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1980), Billboard 14 - Jun 1980 (33 weeks), US BB 58 of 1980, US CashBox 65 of 1980, RYM 153 of 1980
10 The Kinks The Kink Kontroversy 1965 UK 9 - Dec 1965 (12 weeks), Billboard 95 - Apr 1966 (12 weeks), Acclaimed 2631 (1965), RYM 58 of 1965
11 The Kinks Arthur (or The Decline & Fall of the British Empire) 1969 Billboard 105 - Nov 1969 (20 weeks), WTMD 364, WXPN 519 (1969), Acclaimed 710 (1969), RYM 16 of 1969
12 The Kinks You Really Got Me 1964 D.Marsh 8 of 1964, Billboard 29 - Dec 1964 (26 weeks), US CashBox 76 of 1965
13 The Kinks Lola Versus Powerman & the Money-Go-Round (Part One) 1970 Australia Goset 20 - Mar 1971 (1 week), D.Marsh 28 of 1970, Billboard 35 - Dec 1970 (12 weeks), Acclaimed 1682 (1970), RYM 51 of 1970, Xgau rating B- (1970)
14 The Kinks Well Respected Kinks 1966 Norway 2 - Jan 1967 (16 weeks), UK 5 - Sep 1966 (31 weeks)
15 The Kinks Muswell Hillbillies 1971 Radio Caroline 17 (1971), Billboard 100 - Dec 1971 (14 weeks), WXPN 625 (1971), Acclaimed 1369 (1971), RYM 46 of 1971, Xgau rating B+ (1971)
16 The Kinks Low Budget 1979 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 1980), Billboard 11 - Jul 1979 (18 weeks), D.Marsh 19 of 1979, RYM 151 of 1979, Xgau rating B- (1979)
17 The Kinks Misfits 1978 Sweden 34 - Jul 1978 (2 weeks), D.Marsh 34 of 1978, Billboard 40 - Jun 1978 (21 weeks), RYM 192 of 1978, Xgau rating B (1978)
18 The Kinks Kwyet Kinks 1965 UK EP 1 - Sep 1965
19 The Kinks Kinkdom 1965 D.Marsh 31 of 1965, Billboard 47 - Dec 1965 (17 weeks), RYM 111 of 1965
20 The Kinks Kinks 1964 UK 3 - Oct 1964 (25 weeks), RYM 69 of 1964
21 The Kinks The Kink Kronikles 1972 D.Marsh 38 of 1972, Billboard 94 - Apr 1972 (13 weeks), Rolling Stone 231, Xgau rating A (1972)
22 The Kinks Sleepwalker 1977 Billboard 21 - Feb 1977 (16 weeks), Sweden 29 - Mar 1977 (2 weeks), RYM 178 of 1977, Xgau rating B- (1977)
23 The Kinks The Ultimate Collection 2002 Norway 5 - Aug 2002 (9 weeks), UK 35 - Sep 1989 (21 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jun 2003)
24 The Kinks The Definitive Collection 1993 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Sep 1996), UK 18 - Sep 1993 (7 weeks)
25 The Kinks Schoolboys In Disgrace 1975 D.Marsh 33 of 1975, Billboard 45 - Dec 1975 (14 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1975)
26 The Kinks 20 Golden Greats - The Kinks 1978 Germany 4 - Mar 1979 (5 weeks), UK 19 - Oct 1978 (6 weeks)
27 The Kinks Everybody's In Show-Biz 1972 D.Marsh 24 of 1972, Billboard 70 - Sep 1972 (14 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1972)
28 The Kinks Come Dancing With the Kinks & The Best of the Kinks 1977-1986 1986 Billboard 159 - Jul 1986 (3 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1986)
29 The Kinks Dedicated Kinks 1966 UK EP 7 - Jul 1966
30 The Kinks The Road 1988 Billboard 110 - Feb 1988 (7 weeks)
31 The Kinks The Live Kinks 1967 Billboard 162 - Sep 1967 (4 weeks)
32 The Kinks Sunny Afternoon 1967 UK 9 - Dec 1967 (11 weeks)
33 The Kinks Word Of Mouth 1984 Billboard 57 - Dec 1984 (19 weeks)
34 The Kinks Think Visual 1986 Billboard 81 - Dec 1986 (16 weeks)
35 The Kinks Phobia 1993 Billboard 166 - May 1993 (1 week)
36 The Kinks UK Jive 1989 Billboard 122 - Nov 1989 (7 weeks)
37 The Kinks Kinks' Greatest-celluloid Heroes 1976 Billboard 144 - Jun 1976 (4 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1976)
38 The Kinks Soap Opera 1975 Billboard 51 - May 1975 (13 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1975)
39 The Kinks Second Time Around 1980 Billboard 177 - Sep 1980 (4 weeks)
40 The Kinks Golden Hour Of The Kinks 1971 UK 21 - Oct 1971 (4 weeks)
41 The Kinks The Great Lost Kinks Album 1973 Billboard 145 - Feb 1973 (5 weeks), Xgau rating A- (1973)
42 The Kinks Preservation Act I 1973 Billboard 177 - Dec 1973 (6 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1973)
43 The Kinks Preservation Act II 1974 Billboard 114 - Jun 1974 (11 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1974)
44 The Kinks The Very best of The Kinks 1997 UK 42 - Apr 1997 (3 weeks)
45 The Kinks Dead End Street - Greatest Hits 1983 UK 96 - Nov 1983 (1 week)
46 The Kinks The Singles Collection 2011 UK 39 - May 2011 (9 weeks)
47 The Kinks Greatest Hits 1996 Norway 31 - Sep 1996 (2 weeks)

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19 Sep 2016

(5) Double Listings

#25 & #27 are the same (Kinks Kinkdom). Also #34 & #50 (Come Dancing With the Kinks). Also #42 & #51 (Kinks Greatest Celluloid Heroes). And #45 & #52 (Preservation Act 2). Finally #43 & #46 seem to be the same (20 Golden Greats).

Data fixed, thanks


25 Nov 2014

Double Listing - Kinks-Size

#9 and #17 seem to be the same album (also possibly #5?).

That looks correct, data fixed, thanks