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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Q (1997)  

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Q is a music and entertainment magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom. In 1997, Q compiled their definitive list of the 100 Best Albums Of All Time.
(Official website: www.q4music.com)

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OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:2,266 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:131,798
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,465 votes)
Comments: 440 comments
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RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,846 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:103,976
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,040 votes)
Comments: 233 comments
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Automatic For The PeopleUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1992Appears in:848 charts
Rank in 1992:1Rank Score:27,031
Rank in 1990s10Overall Rank:46
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,021 votes)
Comments: 97 comments
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The Stone RosesUnited Kingdom The Stone Roses
Year of Release:1989Appears in:941 charts
Rank in 1989:2Rank Score:39,201
Rank in 1980s3Overall Rank:31
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,047 votes)
Comments: 105 comments
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NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,669 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:76,875
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:6
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,062 votes)
Comments: 214 comments
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The BendsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1995Appears in:1,405 charts
Rank in 1995:1Rank Score:62,495
Rank in 1990s3Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,758 votes)
Comments: 153 comments
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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,775 charts
Rank in 1967:1Rank Score:95,862
Rank in 1960s3Overall Rank:5
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,035 votes)
Comments: 241 comments
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(What's The Story) Morning Glory?United Kingdom Oasis
Year of Release:1995Appears in:872 charts
Rank in 1995:2Rank Score:31,686
Rank in 1990s7Overall Rank:37
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,170 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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The Fat of The LandUnited Kingdom The Prodigy
Year of Release:1997Appears in:220 charts
Rank in 1997:10Rank Score:4,653
Rank in 1990s69Overall Rank:353
Average Rating:  75/100 (322 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:2,058 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:117,851
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (2,309 votes)
Comments: 269 comments
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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 16 16%
1970s 19 19%
1980s 13 13%
1990s 52 52%
2000s 0 0%
2010s 0 0%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 5 5%
Radiohead 3 3%
R.E.M. 3 3%
Suede 3 3%
Nirvana 3 3%
Oasis 3 3%
David Bowie 3 3%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 62 62%
United States 29 29%
Canada 4 4%
Ireland 3 3%
Iceland 1 1%
Australia 1 1%

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67/100 (from 52 votes)
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70/100
From Nickie 09/03/2014 01:38
This is the famous Ok Computer list. Must of annoyed the hell out of Thom Yorke.
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From ThomCNTV 11/29/2013 19:00
Just Ok
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From nutso42 09/10/2013 14:42
Not as abysmal as the 2003 list, but that ain't saying much.
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65/100
From quadrophenia17 10/17/2012 19:31
Most are interesting, but some are very predictable
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From Fedfan 10/17/2012 18:30
lots of great 90s stuff in it, and british music rules !
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50/100
From lostcontrol 09/25/2012 18:14
How can you put that many brit-rock albums into one chart?? This is obscure.
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From JamesCollier 09/10/2012 01:16
I understand this chart is a thing of its time but having 'Be Here Now' at #13 is unbelievable. Even just the inclusion of 'Pablo Honey' is bizarre (despite being a crazy Radiohead fan). This poll must've had a lot of naive voters. Still, it's nice to see a 'best of' chart acknowledge Manic Street Preachers - one of the finest, but forgotton bands of the 90s.
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80/100
From andy_hunter 08/29/2012 10:56
I quite like Q, they pick relatively indie stuff but aren't afraid to pick some mainstream stuff if its actually good. They're sort of a halfway point between Rolling Stone and Pitchfork. This would be an excellent chart but they messed up the order so badly! For example, 'Here Be Now' ahead of 'Defiantly Maybe' what the hell is that about?!
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60/100
From ProfessorSquid 06/20/2012 05:42
Zooropa?
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From SteMail926 05/21/2012 19:31
Some great picks. Just as many bland, boring picks.
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