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Best Albums of the 1990s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1990s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 26,000 greatest album charts.

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YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
19901,496146,339 Violator (136th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,521402,328 Nevermind (8th)
by Nirvana
19921,620231,396 Automatic For The People (54th)
by R.E.M.
19931,710244,353 In Utero (51st)
by Nirvana
19941,865410,129 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,936315,211 The Bends (16th)
by Radiohead
19962,074252,958 Pinkerton (94th)
by Weezer
19972,144396,128 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,075273,865 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (18th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,316248,425 Ágætis Byrjun (65th)
by Sigur Rós
Total18,7572,921,132

The best artists of the 1990s were Radiohead, Nirvana, Neutral Milk Hotel, Oasis, The Smashing Pumpkins, Pearl Jam, My Bloody Valentine, Weezer, R.E.M. and Jeff Buckley.
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RankAlbumArtist
132.

The Shape Of Punk To ComeSweden Refused
Year of Release:1998Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 1998:11Rank Score:3,276
Rank in 1990s132Overall Rank:638
Average Rating:  79/100 (159 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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331.

Still LifeSweden Opeth
Year of Release:1999Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1999:35Rank Score:1,201
Rank in 1990s331Overall Rank:1,535
Average Rating:  76/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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389.

Gold
Compilation
Sweden ABBA
Year of Release:1992Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1992:38Rank Score:978
Rank in 1990s389Overall Rank:1,829
Average Rating:  80/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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433.

HybrisSweden Änglagård
Year of Release:1992Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1992:44Rank Score:853
Rank in 1990s433Overall Rank:2,037
Average Rating:  78/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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483.

Slaughter Of The SoulSweden At The Gates
Year of Release:1995Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1995:53Rank Score:738
Rank in 1990s483Overall Rank:2,296
Average Rating:  74/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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499.

Gran TurismoSweden The Cardigans
Year of Release:1998Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1998:57Rank Score:699
Rank in 1990s499Overall Rank:2,389
Average Rating:  72/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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519.

And She Closed Her EyesSweden Stina Nordenstam
Year of Release:1994Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1994:64Rank Score:648
Rank in 1990s519Overall Rank:2,533
Average Rating:  78/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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552.

WildhoneySweden Tiamat
Year of Release:1994Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1994:70Rank Score:585
Rank in 1990s552Overall Rank:2,751
Average Rating:  78/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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620.

The SignSweden Ace Of Base
Year of Release:1993Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1993:61Rank Score:508
Rank in 1990s620Overall Rank:3,065
Average Rating:  61/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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672.

First Band On The MoonSweden The Cardigans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1996:74Rank Score:463
Rank in 1990s672Overall Rank:3,279
Average Rating:  72/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 85 9%
1991 79 8%
1992 97 10%
1993 100 10%
1994 130 13%
1995 111 11%
1996 116 12%
1997 98 10%
1998 98 10%
1999 86 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
R.E.M. 5 1%
The Smashing Pumpkins 5 1%
Suede 5 1%
Sonic Youth 5 1%
Green Day 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 264 26%
Canada 33 3%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Norway 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
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