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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Channel 4 (2005)  

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Channel 4 is a television broadcaster in the United Kingdom and started broadcasting in 1982. The Channel 4 panel of music industry experts selected 125 classic albums for the listeners to chose from. The list was broadcasted on Sunday April 17th 2005.
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OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:2,082 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:122,981
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: 91/100 (2,239 votes)
Comments: 410 comments
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The Joshua TreeIreland U2
Year of Release:1987Appears in:859 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:34,764
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:32
Average Rating: 82/100 (1,092 votes)
Comments: 115 comments
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NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,544 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:72,710
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:6
Average Rating: 86/100 (1,873 votes)
Comments: 199 comments
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ThrillerUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1982Appears in:612 charts
Rank in 1982:1Rank Score:19,659
Rank in 1980s10Overall Rank:72
Average Rating: 79/100 (878 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:1,908 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:109,552
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: 92/100 (2,086 votes)
Comments: 235 comments
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Definitely MaybeUnited Kingdom Oasis
Year of Release:1994Appears in:566 charts
Rank in 1994:2Rank Score:20,893
Rank in 1990s12Overall Rank:65
Average Rating: 78/100 (819 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,650 charts
Rank in 1967:1Rank Score:90,177
Rank in 1960s3Overall Rank:5
Average Rating: 90/100 (1,852 votes)
Comments: 226 comments
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Like A PrayerUnited States Madonna
Year of Release:1989Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1989:13Rank Score:1,835
Rank in 1980s125Overall Rank:780
Average Rating: 67/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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Appetite For DestructionUnited States Guns N' Roses
Year of Release:1987Appears in:644 charts
Rank in 1987:2Rank Score:22,932
Rank in 1980s6Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: 79/100 (868 votes)
Comments: 78 comments
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RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,730 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:98,972
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: 91/100 (1,858 votes)
Comments: 215 comments
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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 2 2%
1960s 14 14%
1970s 36 36%
1980s 19 19%
1990s 22 22%
2000s 7 7%
2010s 0 0%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 3 3%
Michael Jackson 2 2%
Oasis 2 2%
The Rolling Stones 2 2%
Radiohead 2 2%
Alanis Morissette 1 1%
Happy Mondays 1 1%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 48 48%
United States 42 42%
Canada 3 3%
Sweden 1 1%
Mixed Nationality 1 1%
Iceland 1 1%
Ireland 1 1%
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From Graeme2 06/23/2014 06:55
A good representation of what the genral public consider great which is why you get dire straits queen Coldplay and madonna high in list. Fair enough. This to me makes it quite interesting compared to a list compiled by some trendy mag.
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From GandalfORiley345 03/27/2014 03:35
Appetite and Joshua, for my are okey, but Madonna, Really
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From benpaco 12/01/2013 17:20
Oh, 28 albums in common! Great, that should be ... oh my god ... what ... what is this? Seriously all 35 points here are for One Step Beyond because no one has that on a chart, but what on earth is the rest of this doing here? I mean, yeah, 27 other albums are goo, but basically the entire rest of the chart is just ... just garbage.
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From tgarritsen 11/03/2013 23:50
You can clearly see this is 80's list
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From nutso42 09/10/2013 15:16
U2, Michael Jackson, Oasis, Madonna, and Guns n Roses all above REVOLVER? Seriously?

This may be the worst recognized list I've ever seen.
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From KinkyAfro 02/25/2013 13:12
Some good albums in there, but madonna in the top 10, and a Robbie Williams album? As well as Dido, Human League and duran duran. No, no, no, no and no. Looks like they tried to keep multiple albums from one artist to a minimum, but that's just resulted in it being padded out with some shockers.
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From junodog4 02/04/2013 16:55
Woooo... It's like the usual lists, with a bunch of chart-topping fluff thrown in.
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From Fedfan 10/18/2012 17:51
hit and miss list
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From unwound 08/08/2012 19:39
jagged little pill is the 16th best album of all time??? WOW... parachutes is the 14th?? that's just wrong...
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From Morden 06/22/2012 18:10
OK Computer at no1 is awesome, but Madonna, and U2???
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