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RankAlbumArtist
711.

EVOLUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1986Appears in:171 charts
Rank in 1986:10Rank Score:2,506
Rank in 1980s112Overall Rank:711
Average Rating:  79/100 (250 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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712.

Nursery CrymeUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1971Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 1971:25Rank Score:2,506
Rank in 1970s173Overall Rank:712
Average Rating:  80/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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713.

Steve McQueenUnited Kingdom Prefab Sprout
Year of Release:1985Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1985:12Rank Score:2,505
Rank in 1980s113Overall Rank:713
Average Rating:  78/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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714.

Ambient 1: Music For AirportsUnited Kingdom Brian Eno
Year of Release:1978Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 1978:17Rank Score:2,504
Rank in 1970s174Overall Rank:714
Average Rating:  81/100 (239 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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715.

m b vIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:2013Appears in:237 charts
Rank in 2013:8Rank Score:2,500
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:715
Average Rating:  78/100 (435 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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716.

Let's Get It OnUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1973Appears in:176 charts
Rank in 1973:20Rank Score:2,498
Rank in 1970s175Overall Rank:716
Average Rating:  81/100 (239 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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717.

DisciplineUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1981Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 1981:5Rank Score:2,494
Rank in 1980s114Overall Rank:717
Average Rating:  79/100 (212 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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718.

The Man Who Sold The WorldUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1970Appears in:169 charts
Rank in 1970:26Rank Score:2,492
Rank in 1970s176Overall Rank:718
Average Rating:  78/100 (381 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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719.

DeathconsciousnessUnited States Have A Nice Life
Year of Release:2008Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 2008:10Rank Score:2,491
Rank in 2000s146Overall Rank:719
Average Rating:  79/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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720.

Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...United States Raekwon
Year of Release:1995Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 1995:12Rank Score:2,491
Rank in 1990s151Overall Rank:720
Average Rating:  80/100 (161 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 5 0%
1950s 191 2%
1960s 647 6%
1970s 1557 16%
1980s 1538 15%
1990s 2112 21%
2000s 2676 27%
2010s 1273 13%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 40 0%
Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 27 0%
Frank Zappa 27 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4992 50%
United Kingdom 2696 27%
Canada 439 4%
Australia 241 2%
Mixed Nationality 190 2%
Sweden 168 2%
Germany 168 2%
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