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The best album by Nirvana is Nevermind which is ranked number 7 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 89,405.

Nirvana is ranked number 8 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 149,599.

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:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:2,023 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:89,406
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:7
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,730 votes)
Comments: 292 comments
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2.

In UteroUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1,020 charts
Rank in 1993:1Rank Score:33,562
Rank in 1990s9Overall Rank:46
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,575 votes)
Comments: 118 comments
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3.

MTV Unplugged In New YorkUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1994Appears in:622 charts
Rank in 1994:6Rank Score:18,404
Rank in 1990s23Overall Rank:110
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,203 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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4.

BleachUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1989Appears in:330 charts
Rank in 1989:6Rank Score:5,401
Rank in 1980s53Overall Rank:383
Average Rating:  76/100 (736 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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5.

Incesticide
Compilation
United States Nirvana
Year of Release:1992Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 1992:28Rank Score:1,382
Rank in 1990s288Overall Rank:1,296
Average Rating:  76/100 (373 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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6.

Live At ReadingUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:2009Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 2009:56Rank Score:597
Rank in 2000s603Overall Rank:2,565
Average Rating:  81/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah United States Nirvana
Year of Release:1996Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1996:83Rank Score:386
Rank in 1990s740Overall Rank:3,624
Average Rating:  73/100 (175 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Nirvana
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United States Nirvana
Year of Release:2002Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2002:107Rank Score:321
Rank in 2000s1,039Overall Rank:4,218
Average Rating:  77/100 (154 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 2004:232Rank Score:101
Rank in 2000s2,715Overall Rank:10,322
Average Rating:  70/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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HormoaningUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1991:421Rank Score:18
Rank in 1990s5,126Overall Rank:25,023
Average Rating:  71/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 8

This may not be a complete discography for Nirvana. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Nirvana best tracks

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1.Smells Like Teen Spirit
(from the album Nevermind)
 92/100 (851 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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2.Come As You Are
(from the album Nevermind)
 90/100 (704 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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3.Where Did You Sleep Last Night
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 90/100 (285 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.Lithium
(from the album Nevermind)
 90/100 (641 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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5.All Apologies
(from the album In Utero)
 90/100 (444 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.Heart-Shaped Box
(from the album In Utero)
 90/100 (454 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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7.The Man Who Sold The World
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 89/100 (353 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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8.In Bloom
(from the album Nevermind)
 89/100 (591 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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9.All Apologies
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 89/100 (260 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.About A Girl
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 88/100 (267 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.Come As You Are
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 88/100 (252 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.About A Girl
(from the album Bleach)
 88/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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13.Aneurysm
(from the album Incesticide)
 88/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.Rape Me
(from the album In Utero)
 87/100 (373 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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15.Pennyroyal Tea
(from the album In Utero)
 87/100 (324 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.Something In The Way
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 87/100 (199 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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17.Dumb
(from the album In Utero)
 87/100 (327 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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18.Lake Of Fire
(from the album MTV Unplugged In New York)
 87/100 (222 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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19.You Know You're Right
(from the album Nirvana)
 86/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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20.Something In The Way
(from the album Nevermind)
 86/100 (467 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Nirvana ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 413 votes)
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From Edwarda85 05/31/2016 14:32
Probably the most overrated band in the history of music.

Nirvana arrived on the music scene when popular music didn't know where to go next. Listeners were done with 80's hair metal and done with pretty moody synth.

A perfect concoction of a new sound plus an empty mainstream throne combined with the ability to sonically personify the feeling of a generation rose Nirvana to the top.

They aren't great musicians. They aren't great singers. They aren't even smart lyricists. But they are gut wrenchingly raw and cathartic.

Sprinkle in a who-dun-it murder/suicide and it's the stuff of legends.

But if we can see through the how's and why's of Nirvana's reign and look strictly at the what's, meaning the music, they are average. Followers did it better---refined and melodic-- and preceding underground bands like Pixies did it smarter.

Cobain had an endearing quality that I personally find unnerving and can be found in any high school--the "I don't even care if I'm cool, I'm just doing this because I can" schtick.

So many people do everything that they can to fit in and be accepted that seeing someone so un-interested in being so is magnetic to those types.

Still, it doesn't make for a legendary band. Nirvana cast a spell on people that still baffles me today.
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From 100IDream 05/02/2016 14:15
I'm probably going to bother more than a few people when I say that I prefer Nirvana to The Pixies, and I prefer Pearl Jam to Nirvana (yes, it's all back to front for me). Having said that, Nevermind followed after Pearl Jam's Ten and helped kick off the decade in a sound that would define it. Though they only have 2 good albums, their influence affirms their status as one of the greatest bands. Their perpetual wave of tortured-teenage fans drive me nuts, but that's not their fault.
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95/100
From sethmadsen 04/30/2016 00:47
What you get when you mix Mudhoney, The Beatles, and the Pixies.
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80/100
From Wingman 02/13/2016 22:51
Terms like extremely influential,genre-defining and overrated are constantly being thrown at the band. And I agree with all of them. They're great,but not one of the best artists of all time.
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Rating:  
45/100
From exileonthehell 01/16/2016 17:33
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From judgexp 12/27/2015 05:26
First and still most rich and famous, Pixies tribute band!
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From AReasonableMan 12/26/2015 06:42
Catchy anthems with Teen Spirit, and Lithium, and deep cuts with Dumb, and Drain You; there's something for almost everyone in this band. They makes me want to live in the early 90's, just so I can experience the culture they spawned. Kurt may be my favorite rock icon, and I connect deeply with his music. Courtney's a murderous bitch. 'Nuff said.
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From FragStainz 12/22/2015 23:27
For everyone who thinks Nirvana were talentless and boring, I would highly recommend listening to Downer, Breed, Aneurysm, and Scentless Apprentice. Very original and passionate!

My second Favourite band after The Smiths.
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From gon2bed 11/18/2015 10:04
To me Nirvana were to the US and grunge, what Oasis were to the UK and Britpop... Good but over-rated as hell.
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From hoyquarlow 11/16/2015 02:32
Although I think the Pixies were equally good - if not even better - Nirvana was my first "favorite band" and because of that they will probably remain the band that was the most important in my life.
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