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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 14,000 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.
199089792,457 Violator (138th)
by Depeche Mode
1991928286,800 Nevermind (6th)
by Nirvana
1992977159,329 Automatic For The People (44th)
by R.E.M.
19931,094161,855 In Utero (44th)
by Nirvana
19941,138276,827 Grace (40th)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,165219,262 The Bends (15th)
by Radiohead
19961,230166,524 Pinkerton (107th)
by Weezer
19971,287269,518 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19981,217181,719 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (18th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19991,324166,339 Ágætis Byrjun [Agaes Byrjun] (69th)
by Sigur Rós
Total11,2571,980,630

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

Dig Me OutUnited States Sleater-Kinney
Year of Release:1997Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1997:47Rank Score:474
Rank in 1990s501Overall Rank:2,275
Average Rating: 80/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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502.

Experience Hendrix: The Best Of Jimi HendrixUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1997Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1997:48Rank Score:474
Rank in 1990s502Overall Rank:2,276
Average Rating: 81/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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503.

S&MUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1999Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1999:48Rank Score:470
Rank in 1990s503Overall Rank:2,291
Average Rating: 65/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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504.

Are You Gonna Go My WayUnited States Lenny Kravitz
Year of Release:1993Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1993:50Rank Score:469
Rank in 1990s504Overall Rank:2,294
Average Rating: 73/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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505.

Bricks Are HeavyUnited States L7
Year of Release:1992Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1992:52Rank Score:468
Rank in 1990s505Overall Rank:2,304
Average Rating: 76/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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506.

Sparkle And FadeUnited States Everclear
Year of Release:1995Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1995:57Rank Score:466
Rank in 1990s506Overall Rank:2,313
Average Rating: 76/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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507.

ChangesbowieUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1990Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1990:40Rank Score:465
Rank in 1990s507Overall Rank:2,318
Average Rating: 82/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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508.

Good Morning SpiderUnited States Sparklehorse
Year of Release:1998Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1998:55Rank Score:465
Rank in 1990s508Overall Rank:2,320
Average Rating: 75/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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509.

WeldMixed Nationality Neil Young And Crazy Horse
Year of Release:1991Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1991:39Rank Score:464
Rank in 1990s509Overall Rank:2,326
Average Rating: 75/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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510.

13 HumlerNorway Vamp
Year of Release:1996Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1996:58Rank Score:463
Rank in 1990s510Overall Rank:2,333
Average Rating: 75/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 80 8%
1991 86 9%
1992 103 10%
1993 94 9%
1994 121 12%
1995 107 11%
1996 105 11%
1997 104 10%
1998 106 11%
1999 94 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Nirvana 5 1%
Manic Street Preachers 5 1%
Pearl Jam 5 1%
Tori Amos 5 1%
Beck 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 531 53%
United Kingdom 260 26%
Mexico 37 4%
Canada 35 4%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 20 2%
Norway 14 1%
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