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RankAlbumArtist
521.

Court And SparkCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1974Appears in:172 charts
Rank in 1974:8Rank Score:3,200
Rank in 1970s129Overall Rank:521
Average Rating:  80/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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522.

PretendersUnited Kingdom The Pretenders
Year of Release:1980Appears in:202 charts
Rank in 1980:8Rank Score:3,194
Rank in 1980s73Overall Rank:522
Average Rating:  78/100 (255 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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523.

Straight Outta ComptonUnited States N.W.A
Year of Release:1988Appears in:186 charts
Rank in 1988:7Rank Score:3,193
Rank in 1980s74Overall Rank:523
Average Rating:  78/100 (264 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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524.

Wincing The Night AwayUnited States The Shins
Year of Release:2007Appears in:161 charts
Rank in 2007:14Rank Score:3,187
Rank in 2000s111Overall Rank:524
Average Rating:  77/100 (282 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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525.

Murder BalladsAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:1996Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 1996:10Rank Score:3,181
Rank in 1990s110Overall Rank:525
Average Rating:  80/100 (191 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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526.

Aha Shake HeartbreakUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2004Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 2004:12Rank Score:3,171
Rank in 2000s112Overall Rank:526
Average Rating:  74/100 (294 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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527.

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:3,170
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:527
Average Rating:  83/100 (217 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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528.

Future DaysGermany Can
Year of Release:1973Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 1973:15Rank Score:3,165
Rank in 1970s130Overall Rank:528
Average Rating:  82/100 (192 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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529.

The Head On The DoorUnited Kingdom The Cure
Year of Release:1985Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 1985:8Rank Score:3,158
Rank in 1980s75Overall Rank:529
Average Rating:  79/100 (244 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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530.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:256 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:3,132
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:530
Average Rating:  77/100 (483 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 186 2%
1960s 627 6%
1970s 1517 15%
1980s 1546 15%
1990s 2145 21%
2000s 2836 28%
2010s 1136 11%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 44 0%
Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 31 0%
David Bowie 29 0%
The Beatles 27 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Pink Floyd 21 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4973 50%
United Kingdom 2653 27%
Canada 432 4%
Australia 259 3%
Mixed Nationality 198 2%
Sweden 183 2%
Germany 174 2%
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