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RankAlbumArtist
1611.

Leaders Of The Free WorldUnited Kingdom Elbow
Year of Release:2005Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2005:44Rank Score:817
Rank in 2000s366Overall Rank:1,611
Average Rating: 78/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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1612.

Eli & The Thirteenth ConfessionUnited States Laura Nyro
Year of Release:1968Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1968:30Rank Score:817
Rank in 1960s149Overall Rank:1,612
Average Rating: 74/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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1613.

Seasons In The AbyssUnited States Slayer
Year of Release:1990Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1990:29Rank Score:816
Rank in 1990s363Overall Rank:1,613
Average Rating: 77/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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1614.

Germ Free AdolescentsUnited Kingdom X-Ray Spex
Year of Release:1978Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1978:33Rank Score:814
Rank in 1970s347Overall Rank:1,614
Average Rating: 76/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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1615.

Live At The Harlem Square ClubUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1985Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1985:23Rank Score:814
Rank in 1980s261Overall Rank:1,615
Average Rating: 79/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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1616.

In Through The Out DoorUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1979Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 1979:35Rank Score:813
Rank in 1970s348Overall Rank:1,616
Average Rating: 73/100 (269 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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1617.

The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories)United Kingdom Steven Wilson
Year of Release:2013Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2013:19Rank Score:810
Rank in 2010s105Overall Rank:1,617
Average Rating: 74/100 (119 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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1618.

The Seeds Of LoveUnited Kingdom Tears For Fears
Year of Release:1989Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1989:23Rank Score:809
Rank in 1980s262Overall Rank:1,618
Average Rating: 76/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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1619.

HybrisSweden Änglagård
Year of Release:1992Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1992:37Rank Score:809
Rank in 1990s364Overall Rank:1,619
Average Rating: 76/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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1620.

HatsUnited Kingdom The Blue Nile
Year of Release:1989Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1989:24Rank Score:808
Rank in 1980s263Overall Rank:1,620
Average Rating: 75/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 5 0%
1950s 180 2%
1960s 589 6%
1970s 1470 15%
1980s 1522 15%
1990s 2199 22%
2000s 2901 29%
2010s 1134 11%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 47 0%
Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 30 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Beatles 27 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
The Kinks 21 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4940 49%
United Kingdom 2571 26%
Canada 424 4%
Australia 256 3%
Mixed Nationality 196 2%
Sweden 188 2%
Germany 182 2%
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