"Do not tell me I've changed. You're just raising your standards"

- The National
 

Best Albums of 1974

« View best albums of 1973View best albums of 1975 »

Listed below are the greatest albums of 1974 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 19,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
View by decade:
View by year:
1974 year summaryThe best artists of 1974 were Genesis, Neil Young, Queen, Supertramp, King Crimson, Robert Wyatt, Brian Eno, David Bowie, Joni Mitchell and Big Star.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: | Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summary (top 608)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title | Artist
RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Lamb Lies Down On BroadwayUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1974Appears in:293 charts
Rank in 1974:1Rank Score:7,844
Rank in 1970s59Overall Rank:236
Average Rating:  81/100 (372 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
2.

On The BeachCanada Neil Young
Year of Release:1974Appears in:285 charts
Rank in 1974:2Rank Score:7,069
Rank in 1970s67Overall Rank:257
Average Rating:  83/100 (399 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
3.

Crime Of The CenturyUnited Kingdom Supertramp
Year of Release:1974Appears in:254 charts
Rank in 1974:3Rank Score:6,206
Rank in 1970s79Overall Rank:290
Average Rating:  80/100 (329 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
4.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:267 charts
Rank in 1974:4Rank Score:5,539
Rank in 1970s90Overall Rank:320
Average Rating:  84/100 (354 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
5.

Rock BottomUnited Kingdom Robert Wyatt
Year of Release:1974Appears in:209 charts
Rank in 1974:5Rank Score:5,367
Rank in 1970s92Overall Rank:330
Average Rating:  81/100 (264 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
6.

Sheer Heart AttackUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:3,814
Rank in 1970s116Overall Rank:458
Average Rating:  79/100 (350 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
7.

Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 1974:7Rank Score:3,590
Rank in 1970s121Overall Rank:478
Average Rating:  78/100 (353 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
8.

Court And SparkCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1974Appears in:184 charts
Rank in 1974:8Rank Score:3,382
Rank in 1970s129Overall Rank:508
Average Rating:  80/100 (237 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
9.

Queen IIUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 1974:9Rank Score:3,111
Rank in 1970s138Overall Rank:559
Average Rating:  78/100 (309 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
10.

Here Come The Warm JetsUnited Kingdom Brian Eno
Year of Release:1974Appears in:171 charts
Rank in 1974:10Rank Score:2,597
Rank in 1970s157Overall Rank:647
Average Rating:  82/100 (223 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Best Albums of 1974 composition

Artist Albums %


The Cosmic Jokers 5 1%
Miles Davis 3 0%
Santana 3 0%
King Crimson 3 0%
Poco 2 0%
Gryphon 2 0%
Grand Funk Railroad 2 0%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 259 43%
United Kingdom 147 24%
Germany 41 7%
Brazil 20 3%
Mixed Nationality 18 3%
France 15 2%
Jamaica 15 2%
Show all

« View best albums of 1973View best albums of 1975 »

BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Buy from your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes


Copyright © 2005-2014 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt