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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.
19901,359131,885 Violator (129th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,392369,558 Nevermind (7th)
by Nirvana
19921,487208,463 Automatic For The People (48th)
by R.E.M.
19931,582222,179 In Utero (46th)
by Nirvana
19941,696373,584 Grace (43rd)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,788291,627 The Bends (15th)
by Radiohead
19961,901226,724 Pinkerton (96th)
by Weezer
19971,937357,687 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19981,892249,264 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,077222,521 Ágætis Byrjun (72nd)
by Sigur Rós
Total17,1112,653,491

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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541.

Bergtatt – Et eeventyr i 5 capitlerNorway Ulver
Year of Release:1995Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1995:62Rank Score:551
Rank in 1990s541Overall Rank:2,624
Average Rating:  79/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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542.

SehnsuchtGermany Rammstein
Year of Release:1997Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1997:51Rank Score:551
Rank in 1990s542Overall Rank:2,625
Average Rating:  76/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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543.

FuzzyUnited States Grant Lee Buffalo
Year of Release:1993Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1993:55Rank Score:551
Rank in 1990s543Overall Rank:2,626
Average Rating:  77/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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544.

KerplunkUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:1992Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1992:53Rank Score:551
Rank in 1990s544Overall Rank:2,628
Average Rating:  66/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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545.

EmpireUnited States Queensrÿche
Year of Release:1990Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1990:43Rank Score:548
Rank in 1990s545Overall Rank:2,637
Average Rating:  76/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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546.

Marcy PlaygroundUnited States Marcy Playground
Year of Release:1997Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1997:52Rank Score:548
Rank in 1990s546Overall Rank:2,638
Average Rating:  67/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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547.

BrokenUnited States Nine Inch Nails
Year of Release:1992Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1992:54Rank Score:546
Rank in 1990s547Overall Rank:2,645
Average Rating:  76/100 (128 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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548.

The Very Best Of Otis Redding
Compilation
United States Otis Redding
Year of Release:1992Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1992:55Rank Score:543
Rank in 1990s548Overall Rank:2,659
Average Rating:  81/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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549.

Songs From Northern BritainUnited Kingdom Teenage Fanclub
Year of Release:1997Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1997:53Rank Score:541
Rank in 1990s549Overall Rank:2,665
Average Rating:  74/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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550.

BraveUnited Kingdom Marillion
Year of Release:1994Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1994:66Rank Score:541
Rank in 1990s550Overall Rank:2,666
Average Rating:  75/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 85 9%
1991 78 8%
1992 100 10%
1993 100 10%
1994 126 13%
1995 112 11%
1996 113 11%
1997 101 10%
1998 99 10%
1999 86 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds 5 1%
Pearl Jam 5 1%
Alice In Chains 5 1%
Pavement 5 1%
Suede 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 559 56%
United Kingdom 265 27%
Canada 37 4%
Australia 23 2%
Sweden 19 2%
Norway 14 1%
Mixed Nationality 11 1%
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