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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 17,000 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.
19901,104107,844 Violator (131st)
by Depeche Mode
19911,137321,284 Nevermind (6th)
by Nirvana
19921,192179,495 Automatic For The People (46th)
by R.E.M.
19931,324187,165 In Utero (45th)
by Nirvana
19941,431313,875 Grace (39th)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,423247,647 The Bends (15th)
by Radiohead
19961,524189,726 Pinkerton (104th)
by Weezer
19971,588302,906 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19981,510208,909 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19991,614189,130 Ágætis Byrjun (71st)
by Sigur Rós
Total13,8472,247,980

The best artists of the 1990s were Radiohead, Nirvana, Neutral Milk Hotel, Oasis, Pearl Jam, The Smashing Pumpkins, My Bloody Valentine, R.E.M., Weezer and Jeff Buckley.
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RankAlbumArtist
501.

WeldMixed Nationality Neil Young And Crazy Horse
Year of Release:1991Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1991:40Rank Score:539
Rank in 1990s501Overall Rank:2,294
Average Rating:  75/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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502.

Going Blank AgainUnited Kingdom Ride
Year of Release:1992Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1992:51Rank Score:539
Rank in 1990s502Overall Rank:2,296
Average Rating:  76/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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503.

Bricks Are HeavyUnited States L7
Year of Release:1992Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1992:52Rank Score:539
Rank in 1990s503Overall Rank:2,297
Average Rating:  75/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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504.

Café TacubaMexico Café Tacuba
Year of Release:1992Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1992:53Rank Score:538
Rank in 1990s504Overall Rank:2,301
Average Rating:  74/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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505.

Bang BangUnited States Dispatch
Year of Release:1998Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1998:57Rank Score:528
Rank in 1990s505Overall Rank:2,325
Average Rating:  69/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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506.

God Shuffled His FeetCanada Crash Test Dummies
Year of Release:1993Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1993:50Rank Score:528
Rank in 1990s506Overall Rank:2,326
Average Rating:  66/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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507.

Songs For DrellaMixed Nationality Lou Reed and John Cale
Year of Release:1990Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1990:38Rank Score:528
Rank in 1990s507Overall Rank:2,328
Average Rating:  77/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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508.

DynamoArgentina Soda Stereo
Year of Release:1992Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1992:54Rank Score:527
Rank in 1990s508Overall Rank:2,330
Average Rating:  78/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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509.

SurfacingCanada Sarah McLachlan
Year of Release:1997Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1997:47Rank Score:524
Rank in 1990s509Overall Rank:2,340
Average Rating:  73/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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510.

Capital PunishmentPuerto Rico Big Punisher
Year of Release:1998Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1998:58Rank Score:521
Rank in 1990s510Overall Rank:2,349
Average Rating:  73/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 77 8%
1991 83 8%
1992 95 10%
1993 96 10%
1994 126 13%
1995 114 11%
1996 107 11%
1997 106 11%
1998 100 10%
1999 96 10%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
Ween 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Nirvana 5 1%
Manic Street Preachers 5 1%
Aphex Twin 5 1%
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 532 53%
United Kingdom 264 26%
Mexico 35 4%
Canada 35 4%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Ireland 13 1%
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