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RankAlbumArtist
1991.

Learning To CrawlUnited Kingdom The Pretenders
Year of Release:1984Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1984:36Rank Score:618
Rank in 1980s320Overall Rank:1,991
Average Rating: 76/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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1992.

Reise, ReiseGermany Rammstein
Year of Release:2004Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 2004:42Rank Score:618
Rank in 2000s471Overall Rank:1,992
Average Rating: 70/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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1993.

Sound AwakeAustralia Karnivool
Year of Release:2009Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2009:43Rank Score:617
Rank in 2000s472Overall Rank:1,993
Average Rating: 76/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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1994.

Rattus NorvegicusUnited Kingdom The Stranglers
Year of Release:1977Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1977:43Rank Score:617
Rank in 1970s409Overall Rank:1,994
Average Rating: 74/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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1995.

The FutureCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:1992Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1992:45Rank Score:617
Rank in 1990s435Overall Rank:1,995
Average Rating: 76/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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1996.

Big ScienceUnited States Laurie Anderson
Year of Release:1982Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1982:36Rank Score:616
Rank in 1980s321Overall Rank:1,996
Average Rating: 74/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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1997.

Boys & GirlsUnited States Alabama Shakes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 2012:28Rank Score:616
Rank in 2010s157Overall Rank:1,997
Average Rating: 73/100 (177 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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1998.

Escalator Over The HillMixed Nationality Carla Bley / Paul Haines
Year of Release:1971Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1971:44Rank Score:616
Rank in 1970s410Overall Rank:1,998
Average Rating: 72/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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1999.

...And Don't The Kids Just Love ItUnited Kingdom Television Personalities
Year of Release:1981Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1981:31Rank Score:616
Rank in 1980s322Overall Rank:1,999
Average Rating: 75/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2000.

Live/1975-85
Compilation
United States Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
Year of Release:1986Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1986:28Rank Score:615
Rank in 1980s323Overall Rank:2,000
Average Rating: 80/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 5 0%
1950s 180 2%
1960s 591 6%
1970s 1480 15%
1980s 1503 15%
1990s 2203 22%
2000s 2933 29%
2010s 1114 11%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 46 0%
Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 30 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Beatles 26 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
The Kinks 21 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4950 50%
United Kingdom 2553 26%
Canada 425 4%
Australia 256 3%
Mixed Nationality 204 2%
Sweden 188 2%
Germany 184 2%
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