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RankAlbumArtist
1001.

Screaming For VengeanceUnited Kingdom Judas Priest
Year of Release:1982Appears in:104 charts
Rank in 1982:17Rank Score:1,849
Rank in 1980s161Overall Rank:1,001
Average Rating:  76/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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1002.

PainfulUnited States Yo La Tengo
Year of Release:1993Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 1993:20Rank Score:1,845
Rank in 1990s223Overall Rank:1,002
Average Rating:  80/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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1003.

Within The Realm Of A Dying SunAustralia Dead Can Dance
Year of Release:1987Appears in:89 charts
Rank in 1987:20Rank Score:1,842
Rank in 1980s162Overall Rank:1,003
Average Rating:  80/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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1004.

AscensionUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1966Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 1966:11Rank Score:1,840
Rank in 1960s100Overall Rank:1,004
Average Rating:  78/100 (159 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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1005.

Amused To DeathUnited Kingdom Roger Waters
Year of Release:1992Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 1992:20Rank Score:1,835
Rank in 1990s224Overall Rank:1,005
Average Rating:  78/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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1006.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,835
Rank in 2010s76Overall Rank:1,006
Average Rating:  64/100 (428 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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1007.

Countdown To EcstasyUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1973Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 1973:29Rank Score:1,834
Rank in 1970s232Overall Rank:1,007
Average Rating:  79/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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1008.

The HurtingUnited Kingdom Tears For Fears
Year of Release:1983Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 1983:16Rank Score:1,833
Rank in 1980s163Overall Rank:1,008
Average Rating:  78/100 (132 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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1009.

MonsterUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1994Appears in:159 charts
Rank in 1994:34Rank Score:1,832
Rank in 1990s225Overall Rank:1,009
Average Rating:  73/100 (302 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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1010.

Come On PilgrimUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1987Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 1987:21Rank Score:1,832
Rank in 1980s164Overall Rank:1,010
Average Rating:  80/100 (265 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 205 2%
1960s 649 6%
1970s 1547 15%
1980s 1535 15%
1990s 2096 21%
2000s 2633 26%
2010s 1328 13%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
Various Artists 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 28 0%
Frank Zappa 27 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5051 51%
United Kingdom 2686 27%
Canada 441 4%
Australia 244 2%
Mixed Nationality 185 2%
Sweden 167 2%
Germany 166 2%
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