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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.
19901,496146,097 Violator (136th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,521402,302 Nevermind (8th)
by Nirvana
19921,620231,129 Automatic For The People (54th)
by R.E.M.
19931,710244,486 In Utero (51st)
by Nirvana
19941,863410,419 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,935315,111 The Bends (16th)
by Radiohead
19962,074253,039 Pinkerton (94th)
by Weezer
19972,142396,431 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,072273,612 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (18th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,316248,506 Ágætis Byrjun (65th)
by Sigur Rós
Total18,7492,921,133

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
1.

OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:3,030 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:168,946
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (3,529 votes)
Comments: 597 comments
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32.

HomogenicIceland Björk
Year of Release:1997Appears in:587 charts
Rank in 1997:2Rank Score:14,543
Rank in 1990s32Overall Rank:148
Average Rating:  84/100 (745 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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33.

Either/OrUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1997Appears in:558 charts
Rank in 1997:3Rank Score:14,479
Rank in 1990s33Overall Rank:149
Average Rating:  84/100 (633 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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42.

The Lonesome Crowded WestUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:1997Appears in:434 charts
Rank in 1997:4Rank Score:12,084
Rank in 1990s42Overall Rank:184
Average Rating:  84/100 (532 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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46.

Urban HymnsUnited Kingdom The Verve
Year of Release:1997Appears in:522 charts
Rank in 1997:5Rank Score:11,257
Rank in 1990s46Overall Rank:201
Average Rating:  77/100 (761 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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47.

Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In SpaceUnited Kingdom Spiritualized
Year of Release:1997Appears in:472 charts
Rank in 1997:6Rank Score:11,076
Rank in 1990s47Overall Rank:206
Average Rating:  83/100 (566 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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53.

The Colour And The ShapeUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:1997Appears in:426 charts
Rank in 1997:7Rank Score:9,481
Rank in 1990s53Overall Rank:239
Average Rating:  79/100 (619 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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61.

Perfect From Now OnUnited States Built To Spill
Year of Release:1997Appears in:306 charts
Rank in 1997:8Rank Score:6,856
Rank in 1990s61Overall Rank:326
Average Rating:  83/100 (351 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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65.

F♯A♯∞Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:1997Appears in:336 charts
Rank in 1997:9Rank Score:6,508
Rank in 1990s65Overall Rank:343
Average Rating:  84/100 (418 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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75.

The Boatman's CallAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:1997Appears in:291 charts
Rank in 1997:10Rank Score:5,732
Rank in 1990s75Overall Rank:381
Average Rating:  81/100 (366 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 85 9%
1991 79 8%
1992 98 10%
1993 100 10%
1994 129 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%
Beck 5 1%
Manic Street Preachers 5 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
Aphex Twin 5 1%
Nirvana 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 554 55%
United Kingdom 264 26%
Canada 34 3%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Norway 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
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