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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 22,000 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.
19901,338128,162 Violator (133rd)
by Depeche Mode
19911,361363,009 Nevermind (7th)
by Nirvana
19921,455203,792 Automatic For The People (48th)
by R.E.M.
19931,557216,363 In Utero (46th)
by Nirvana
19941,661363,903 Grace (43rd)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,750283,551 The Bends (15th)
by Radiohead
19961,853217,494 Pinkerton (103rd)
by Weezer
19971,894347,521 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19981,840241,816 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,025215,612 Ágætis Byrjun (74th)
by Sigur Rós
Total16,7342,581,223

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.

Songs For DrellaMixed Nationality Lou Reed and John Cale
Year of Release:1990Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1990:38Rank Score:613
Rank in 1990s501Overall Rank:2,369
Average Rating:  76/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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502.

Senderos De TraiciónSpain Héroes Del Silencio
Year of Release:1990Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1990:39Rank Score:603
Rank in 1990s502Overall Rank:2,397
Average Rating:  75/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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503.

Fear Of The DarkUnited Kingdom Iron Maiden
Year of Release:1992Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1992:50Rank Score:603
Rank in 1990s503Overall Rank:2,398
Average Rating:  70/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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504.

Static AgeUnited States Misfits
Year of Release:1997Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1997:46Rank Score:598
Rank in 1990s504Overall Rank:2,414
Average Rating:  75/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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505.

Icky MettleUnited States Archers Of Loaf
Year of Release:1993Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1993:48Rank Score:596
Rank in 1990s505Overall Rank:2,418
Average Rating:  79/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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506.

Twin PeaksUnited States Angelo Badalamenti
Year of Release:1990Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1990:40Rank Score:595
Rank in 1990s506Overall Rank:2,424
Average Rating:  79/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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507.

Super æJapan Boredoms
Year of Release:1998Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1998:58Rank Score:595
Rank in 1990s507Overall Rank:2,430
Average Rating:  79/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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BocesUnited States Mercury Rev
Year of Release:1993Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1993:49Rank Score:594
Rank in 1990s508Overall Rank:2,434
Average Rating:  77/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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509.

Jars Of ClayUnited States Jars Of Clay
Year of Release:1995Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1995:60Rank Score:593
Rank in 1990s509Overall Rank:2,437
Average Rating:  71/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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510.

New Miserable ExperienceUnited States Gin Blossoms
Year of Release:1992Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1992:51Rank Score:591
Rank in 1990s510Overall Rank:2,442
Average Rating:  73/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 83 8%
1991 81 8%
1992 104 10%
1993 102 10%
1994 124 12%
1995 111 11%
1996 111 11%
1997 102 10%
1998 94 9%
1999 88 9%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 551 55%
United Kingdom 268 27%
Canada 37 4%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Norway 14 1%
Mixed Nationality 11 1%
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