Best Bon Jovi Albums

The Top Ten
1 Slippery When Wet

The album which turned the band into superstars.
Three incredible hits even non fans enjoy.

One of the greatest albums of the 80s.

"It's mainly good because of Livin' on a Prayer and You give Love a bad name. The other albums are good but this album contains my 2 favorite songs!

The one that introduced me to them and still the overall most coherent and best flowing album; their best by far!

2 These Days

A little bit too negative, but not bad. I mean, half these songs are pretty cheery, as far as tone goes. There might be some bitter irony in the fact that a song called "Diamond Ring" is on the same album as a song that deems rings pointless with the line, "His ring is on your finger, but my heart is in your hand!" but the rest of the songs- even not so cheery ones- aren't bad. They're all pretty good, if you can ignore that irony.

For the past twenty-plus years, I thought I was one of very few who regarded this as Bon Jovi's best work. This album always meant a lot to me on a personal level. I decided to research and learn what others think about this album and it's nice to see so many others feel the same. On just about any ranking, this comes out on top. I only wish Bon Jovi continued making music like this.

3 New Jersey

This is Bon Jovi's best album, The whole album is great. The start of the album is great too, Lay Your Hands on Me is a hell of a way to start off an album, then followed by Bad Medicine. I'll Be there For You is a great rock ballad also, probably one of the best ever written!

A harder, less pop-sounding album than Slippery, but retaining the infectious energy and youthful vibrancy their future albums would never regain. Peak Bon Jovi.

Honestly, even the hits are hard to find on the radio. Although I wouldn't say all the songs from New Jersey are great, but the vast majority are. (Ride Cowboy Ride is done before you even realize it started and Love for Sale is a little corny, but not bad.)

4 Keep The Faith

If you look at statistics, Keep The Faith and New Jersey are the best albums, since they both had six hits. If you look it like that, things play out like
1. New Jersey and Keep The Faith
2. These Days
3. Crush and Slippery When Wet
4. Bounce and Have A Nice Day
5. Bon Jovi, 7800 Fahrenheit, Blaze Of Glory, Lost Highway and the Circle
6. 100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't Be Wrong (Come on. 60 songs and there's ONE hit? )
7. This House Is Not For Sale (don't know about burning bridges and what about now)
8. Destination Anywhere (NO hits? )
And that's how I'd rate all their studio albums. (Everything else is #9)

5 Bon Jovi

Of all the Bon Jovi albums I tend to like this one the best even though it never sold as well or had as many hits as SSW or NJ. I like the rawness and brashness of it before they made it big and were all glam. Not as polished as their later albums but still a great album in its own right. One of the better rock releases of 1984.

As great as Slippery When Wet and New Jersey are, these songs are pretty good, too. I mean...She Don't Know Me and Love Lies kind of stick out, but they're not bad, for ballads.

6 Have A Nice Day

It's a hard choice, but I vote this. But why is Crossroad on the list? It's a compilation album, of course it has the best songs. They have other good albums, These days has the best lyrics, New Jersey is almost as good as HAND, and Bounce has great songs, but this is the best.

For me, the Bon Jovi's work took the top here... This album sounds like a hard rock. It still was Bon Jovi att all. After it, nothing more...

One of the best albums with songs like "I Am" "Novocaine" "who says you can't go home" and "have a nice day". Best album of all time.

7 Crush

Their last great album, Crush is a fun record made with a back-to basics approach reminiscent of their 80s stuff. Also a great portrait of what the band is about: anthemic and epic rockers (It's my life, just Older, next 100 years), powerful ballads (Thank you for loving, mystery train) and pure pop (captain crash, say it itsnt so). A must-have!

This is top 3 for me along with slippery when wet and New Jersey.

And it's definitely their best album of the new millennium.

This for them was what Music was for Madonna, the introduction of Bon Jovi to new Generations

8 7800 Fahrenheit

Though I prefer Slippery When Wet, New Jersey and Bon Jovi over this one, I'm giving it a vote because it deserves to be in top 6. It has some amazing songs, one of which almost made me cry (being Only Lonely). Other ones include In And Out of Love, Tokyo Road, The Hardest Part is the Night and Silent Night.

Features two absolute great ones! In And Out Of Love is an earth-shattering track and a bit of an underrated one, Tokyo Road has a really catchy beat!

Glam metal is something simple. Party Alcohol and girls... This is the best photograph of that era.

9 Bounce

This is not only my favourite Bon Jovi album, but one of my favourite albums of all time too! Considering pretty much every album they release is at least 8/10 there are a lot to choose from as "the best". It's always a sign of a great album when the singles are all top-quality, but you find even better songs on the album - "You Had Me from Hello", "Right Side of Wrong", "Undivided", "Hook Me Up" and "Bounce" are all incredible. The remaining songs aren't exactly bad either, and I'm certain others would find their favourite Bon Jovi song hidden amongst the track listing on this bad boy.

10 Crossroad
The Contenders
11 This House Is Not For Sale

Official New Greatest hit album it.
Very too much Best and good and awesome and nice album it.
Voting for it...

Really new so ill be the first to say this album is great.

12 Destination Anywhere

Even though it's a JON Bon Jovi album, Janie, Don't Take Your Love To Town... Queen Of New Orleans... Ugly... Destination Anywhere... Naked... and... August 7, 4:15, rock. That is 6 songs off of a 12 song album that rocks. This means that this album should be higher, 50% of this rocks. I mean the other songs are bad, but this is up there for one of my favorite albums of all time... and I didn't know it even existed till I bought it about 4 months ago.

Honestly, this album deserves more attention. Yes, it's a solo album, but it has some pretty awesome songs. The only ones that are kind of cringey are Naked and Ugly (which isn't that bad, but is a little corny.) The outtakes are pretty cool, too.

13 The Circle

This record is awesome. I've heard all the bon jovi records (I have all of them), this one may not have the big long guitar solos but it has the most meaningful lyrics. I love every song on this record and I deeply enjoy playing the entire album on guitar.

Beautiful songs, ballad or heavy, from beginning to end.

14 Lost Highway

Highly under rated album. Good to have a bit of a different vibe once in a while. Honestly think this album brings out Jon's true identity, something he has always wanted to express.

Lost Highway is a great album, and the title track has to be the best song. Such a good rhythm!

By far the most creative album made by bon jovi. All songs are brillant. Not a mile the best, but certainly the best

15 Tokyo Road

Basically the Japanese greatest hits album. Not bad. I like the album that comes with it- Tokyo Road live- which is why I like Richie Sambora's song "Father Time"

Let's just say there's a reason it's my profile pic.

16 Blaze Of Glory (Young Guns Soundtrack)

Have to say it's the best simply for Blaze of Glory, a really good song to listen/jog/work out/play to, the opening, wavering guitar chords and the chorus make it an unforgettable classic!

17 What About Now

Just the best. Definitely the most underrated BJ album there is. All of them are good, has some great ones like Pictures of You and That's What the Water made me, but without a doubt the creme de la creme's of the album are I'm With You (The entire chorus is epic) and Because We Can (Hitting straight into the song with the amazing chorus")

18 Greatest Hits
19 Burning Bridges
20 This Left Feels Right
21 One Wild Night: Live 1985-2001
22 Bon Jovi: 2020
23 100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't Be Wrong

I'm kind of surprised this wasn't on the list yet.

24 Bon Jovi Greatest Hits - The Ultimate Collection

This album is the only Bon Jovi album I'd get because it has all of their major hits including four new songs which are all brilliant. Also misses some hits such as never say goodbye,dry county but don't let that put you of. This is a 10/10

25 Bon Jovi the Crush Tour
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