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RankAlbumArtist
431.

We're Only In It For The MoneyUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1968Appears in:168 charts
Rank in 1968:11Rank Score:3,668
Rank in 1960s56Overall Rank:431
Average Rating: 81/100 (273 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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432.

Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A MemoryUnited States Dream Theater
Year of Release:1999Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 1999:8Rank Score:3,641
Rank in 1990s85Overall Rank:432
Average Rating: 78/100 (155 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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433.

Rust In PeaceUnited States Megadeth
Year of Release:1990Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 1990:4Rank Score:3,624
Rank in 1990s86Overall Rank:433
Average Rating: 78/100 (248 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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434.

Time OutUnited States The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Year of Release:1959Appears in:193 charts
Rank in 1959:3Rank Score:3,616
Rank in 1950s4Overall Rank:434
Average Rating: 82/100 (205 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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435.

The FragileUnited States Nine Inch Nails
Year of Release:1999Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 1999:9Rank Score:3,615
Rank in 1990s87Overall Rank:435
Average Rating: 76/100 (191 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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436.

XOUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1998Appears in:166 charts
Rank in 1998:6Rank Score:3,602
Rank in 1990s88Overall Rank:436
Average Rating: 81/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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437.

Freak Out!United States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1966Appears in:186 charts
Rank in 1966:4Rank Score:3,594
Rank in 1960s57Overall Rank:437
Average Rating: 81/100 (279 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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438.

AftermathUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1966Appears in:216 charts
Rank in 1966:5Rank Score:3,560
Rank in 1960s58Overall Rank:438
Average Rating: 79/100 (361 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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439.

3 Feet High and RisingUnited States De La Soul
Year of Release:1989Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 1989:8Rank Score:3,560
Rank in 1980s63Overall Rank:439
Average Rating: 78/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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440.

Sheer Heart AttackUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:3,550
Rank in 1970s110Overall Rank:440
Average Rating: 78/100 (294 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 5 0%
1950s 181 2%
1960s 590 6%
1970s 1478 15%
1980s 1502 15%
1990s 2193 22%
2000s 2918 29%
2010s 1133 11%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 47 0%
Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 31 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 4944 49%
United Kingdom 2554 26%
Canada 429 4%
Australia 258 3%
Mixed Nationality 203 2%
Sweden 187 2%
Germany 184 2%
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