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RankAlbumArtist
1221.

Is This Desire?United Kingdom P.J. Harvey
Year of Release:1998Appears in:77 charts
Rank in 1998:35Rank Score:1,193
Rank in 1990s278Overall Rank:1,221
Average Rating:  76/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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1222.

Guitar RomanticUnited States The Exploding Hearts
Year of Release:2003Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 2003:29Rank Score:1,191
Rank in 2000s253Overall Rank:1,222
Average Rating:  73/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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1223.

Paul SimonUnited States Paul Simon
Year of Release:1972Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1972:26Rank Score:1,187
Rank in 1970s275Overall Rank:1,223
Average Rating:  77/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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1224.

And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside OutUnited States Yo La Tengo
Year of Release:2000Appears in:95 charts
Rank in 2000:27Rank Score:1,187
Rank in 2000s254Overall Rank:1,224
Average Rating:  79/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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1225.

MirroredUnited States Battles
Year of Release:2007Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 2007:33Rank Score:1,187
Rank in 2000s255Overall Rank:1,225
Average Rating:  79/100 (118 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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1226.

The ScreamUnited Kingdom Siouxsie & The Banshees
Year of Release:1978Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1978:24Rank Score:1,184
Rank in 1970s276Overall Rank:1,226
Average Rating:  75/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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1227.

Nilsson SchmilssonUnited States Harry Nilsson
Year of Release:1971Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1971:35Rank Score:1,183
Rank in 1970s277Overall Rank:1,227
Average Rating:  76/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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1228.


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Fully CompletelyCanada The Tragically Hip
Year of Release:1992Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1992:29Rank Score:1,183
Rank in 1990s279Overall Rank:1,228
Average Rating:  75/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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1229.

DukeUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1980Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1980:30Rank Score:1,182
Rank in 1980s203Overall Rank:1,229
Average Rating:  70/100 (147 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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1230.

Rhythm Nation 1814United States Janet Jackson
Year of Release:1989Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1989:18Rank Score:1,181
Rank in 1980s204Overall Rank:1,230
Average Rating:  73/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 186 2%
1960s 603 6%
1970s 1478 15%
1980s 1521 15%
1990s 2223 22%
2000s 2902 29%
2010s 1081 11%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 47 0%
Bob Dylan 37 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Rolling Stones 30 0%
The Beatles 27 0%
Miles Davis 23 0%
The Kinks 22 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4930 49%
United Kingdom 2587 26%
Canada 426 4%
Australia 258 3%
Mixed Nationality 198 2%
Sweden 182 2%
Germany 177 2%
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