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The best album by Nirvana is Nevermind which is ranked number 6 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 75,923.

Nirvana is ranked number 9 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 124,033.

Members who like this artist also like: Radiohead, Pixies and The Smiths.

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Nirvana best albums

The following albums by Nirvana are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,644 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:75,923
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:6
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,029 votes)
Comments: 212 comments
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2.

In UteroUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1993Appears in:786 charts
Rank in 1993:1Rank Score:26,985
Rank in 1990s9Overall Rank:45
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,146 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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3.

MTV Unplugged In New YorkUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1994Appears in:496 charts
Rank in 1994:6Rank Score:15,041
Rank in 1990s23Overall Rank:106
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (875 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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4.

BleachUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1989Appears in:238 charts
Rank in 1989:6Rank Score:4,156
Rank in 1980s56Overall Rank:399
Average Rating:  76/100 (499 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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5.

Incesticide
Compilation
United States Nirvana
Year of Release:1992Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1992:37Rank Score:864
Rank in 1990s353Overall Rank:1,557
Average Rating:  76/100 (249 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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6.

From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah United States Nirvana
Year of Release:1996Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1996:67Rank Score:385
Rank in 1990s658Overall Rank:3,045
Average Rating:  74/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Live At ReadingUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:2009Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 2009:83Rank Score:355
Rank in 2000s837Overall Rank:3,239
Average Rating:  78/100 (116 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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8.

Nirvana
Compilation
United States Nirvana
Year of Release:2002Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2002:132Rank Score:217
Rank in 2000s1,291Overall Rank:4,776
Average Rating:  72/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.

With The Lights Out
Compilation
United States Nirvana
Year of Release:2004Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2004:224Rank Score:97
Rank in 2000s2,597Overall Rank:8,998
Average Rating:  70/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Singles
Compilation
United States Nirvana
Year of Release:1995Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1995:513Rank Score:11
Rank in 1990s5,170Overall Rank:23,831
Average Rating:  64/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 9

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Nirvana best tracks

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1.Smells Like Teen Spirit
(from the album Nevermind)
 91/100 (628 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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2.Come As You Are
(from the album Nevermind)
 89/100 (519 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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3.Lithium
(from the album Nevermind)
 89/100 (465 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.All Apologies
(from the album In Utero)
 89/100 (332 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.Heart-Shaped Box
(from the album In Utero)
 89/100 (336 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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6.The Man Who Sold The World
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 89/100 (275 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.Where Did You Sleep Last Night
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 88/100 (209 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.In Bloom
(from the album Nevermind)
 88/100 (426 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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9.All Apologies
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 88/100 (195 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.About A Girl
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 88/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.Aneurysm
(from the album Incesticide)
 88/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.Come As You Are
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 87/100 (199 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.About A Girl
(from the album Bleach)
 87/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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14.Lake Of Fire
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 87/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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15.Rape Me
(from the album In Utero)
 87/100 (268 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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16.Pennyroyal Tea
(from the album In Utero)
 86/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Dumb
(from the album In Utero)
 86/100 (237 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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18.Something In The Way
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 86/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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19.Dumb
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 86/100 (138 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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20.Polly
(from the album Nevermind)
 85/100 (329 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Nirvana ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 302 votes)
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35/100
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65/100
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96/100

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35/100
From Schnouttz 12/01/2014 17:41
A band that happened to be doing the right thing at the right time.
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80/100
From PrinterCat 11/07/2014 19:39
Pioneers of Grunge, especially on In Utero, which is probably my second favourite album from the 90's (second only to The Holy Bible by the Manic Street Preachers). Nevermind may have been their hit, but I feel like In Utero was the real face of Nirvana.
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50/100
From meattrain 07/23/2014 16:16
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90/100
From Nineburg 07/14/2014 00:37
The fact that Nirvana is ahead of the Rolling Stones simply because Nirvana made Nevermind is...laughable. I know this is an albums website, but if you put The Rolling Stones catalogue up against Nirvana's, it's like comparing mouses and elephants.

With that out of the way, second only to Radiohead, they are the best band of the 90s.
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90/100
From moldytomatoes 07/11/2014 19:54
I love Nevermind and In Utero, but sometimes I feel like they are be a bit overrated. They are good though.
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Rating:  
90/100
From Amiracle94 07/06/2014 19:08
When all is said and done, Nirvana's music dominated the first half of the '90s and paved the way for future alternative artists. They may not have been the first to do grunge but they were definitely the best.
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Rating:  
5/100
From pentapolin 05/30/2014 09:23
They don't deserve to be among the best.
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Rating:  
85/100
From nipplefart 05/29/2014 07:18
1. In Utero (9/10)
2. Nevermind (8/10)
3. Bleach (8/10)

The most important band of the 90's. Everyone should know this band by now. They also made one of the best live albums any artist have made (MTV Unplugged). They are a bit overrated though, mostly thanks to Cobain's death.
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100/100
From FragStainz 05/15/2014 20:59
Top notch Punk Rock!
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Rating:  
100/100
From tgarritsen 12/26/2013 03:13
This band really makes you feel like there's no hope. Some of their songs and lyrics are just so weird. At the same their music makes me want to go on a rampage more then any other music.
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