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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 72,708.

Nirvana is ranked number 8 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 119,215.

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Nirvana best albums

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

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,545 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:72,697
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:6
Average Rating: 86/100 (1,874 votes)
Comments: 199 comments
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2.

In UteroUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1993Appears in:732 charts
Rank in 1993:1Rank Score:26,124
Rank in 1990s9Overall Rank:43
Average Rating: 83/100 (1,048 votes)
Comments: 82 comments
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3.

MTV Unplugged In New YorkUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1994Appears in:473 charts
Rank in 1994:6Rank Score:14,563
Rank in 1990s22Overall Rank:103
Average Rating: 85/100 (800 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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4.

BleachUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1989Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 1989:6Rank Score:4,043
Rank in 1980s54Overall Rank:379
Average Rating: 76/100 (442 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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5.

IncesticideUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1992Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1992:33Rank Score:812
Rank in 1990s352Overall Rank:1,567
Average Rating: 76/100 (219 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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6.

From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah United States Nirvana
Year of Release:1996Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1996:66Rank Score:375
Rank in 1990s628Overall Rank:2,905
Average Rating: 75/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Live At ReadingUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:2009Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 2009:92Rank Score:298
Rank in 2000s918Overall Rank:3,528
Average Rating: 80/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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United States Nirvana
Year of Release:2002Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 2002:121Rank Score:217
Rank in 2000s1,221Overall Rank:4,532
Average Rating: 72/100 (99 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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With The Lights Out
Compilation
United States Nirvana
Year of Release:2004Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2004:238Rank Score:85
Rank in 2000s2,855Overall Rank:9,778
Average Rating: 72/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Feels Like The First TimeUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 2012:1,406Rank Score:1
Rank in 2010s6,855Overall Rank:38,961
Average Rating: 65/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 8

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Nirvana best tracks

The best tracks by Nirvana are listed below:

#TrackRating
1.Smells Like Teen Spirit
(from the album Nevermind)
91/100 (571 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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2.The Man Who Sold The World
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
90/100 (245 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.Where Did You Sleep Last Night
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
89/100 (179 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.All Apologies
(from the album In Utero)
89/100 (307 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.Come As You Are
(from the album Nevermind)
89/100 (470 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.Lithium
(from the album Nevermind)
89/100 (424 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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7.Heart-Shaped Box
(from the album In Utero)
89/100 (310 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.All Apologies
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
89/100 (176 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.In Bloom
(from the album Nevermind)
88/100 (390 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.Aneurysm
(from the album Incesticide)
88/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.About A Girl
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
88/100 (193 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.Come As You Are
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
88/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.Lake Of Fire
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
87/100 (148 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.About A Girl
(from the album Bleach)
87/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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15.Pennyroyal Tea
(from the album In Utero)
86/100 (213 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.Rape Me
(from the album In Utero)
86/100 (249 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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17.Dumb
(from the album In Utero)
86/100 (216 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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18.Dumb
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
86/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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19.Pennyroyal Tea
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
86/100 (143 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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20.Something In The Way
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
85/100 (128 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Nirvana ratings

Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 281 votes)
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From meattrain 07/23/2014 16:16
If it wasn't for Nevermind, this band would actually be pretty good. I like Bleach, In Utero and their unplugged album. Nevermind really drags this band back.
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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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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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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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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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95/100
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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Rating:  
90/100
From Siward66 12/08/2013 22:07
What a great and important band, though maybe most special to their generation than to others.
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From mnorris75 11/17/2013 14:16
Great musical compositions to go along with Kurt's awesome voice
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