Critic Score
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The Best Ambient Albums of All Time

2.

Burial - Tunes 2011 to 2019
December 6, 2019
Critic Score
94
9 reviews

3.

David Bowie - Low
January 14, 1977
Critic Score
94
5 reviews

4.

David Bowie -
October 14, 1977
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

5.

Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 85-92
November 9, 1992
Critic Score
91
7 reviews

6.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
September 9, 2016
Critic Score
91
36 reviews

7.

Sunn O))) - Black One
October 18, 2005
Critic Score
90
6 reviews

12.

Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet
October 16, 2006
Critic Score
86
6 reviews

13.

The Bug - Fire
August 27, 2021
Critic Score
86
12 reviews

14.

Nala Sinephro - Space 1.8
September 3, 2021
Critic Score
86
6 reviews

15.

Sigur Rós - Ágætis byrjun
June 12, 1999
Critic Score
85
11 reviews

16.

Gazelle Twin & NYX - Deep England
March 19, 2021
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

17.

Nils Frahm - Spaces
November 18, 2013
Critic Score
85
16 reviews

18.

Ólafur Arnalds - some kind of peace
November 6, 2020
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

20.

K Á R Y Y N - The Quanta Series
March 29, 2019
Critic Score
85
8 reviews

21.

Oneohtrix Point Never - Rifts
November 16, 2009
Critic Score
85
8 reviews

22.

Nils Frahm - Felt
October 11, 2011
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

23.

Fennesz - Venice
March 23, 2004
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

24.

Múm - Yesterday Was Dramatic - Today Is OK
April 2, 2001
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

25.

Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972
February 14, 2011
Critic Score
84
17 reviews
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