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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.
19901,070105,828 Violator (132nd)
by Depeche Mode
19911,105318,307 Nevermind (6th)
by Nirvana
19921,149176,850 Automatic For The People (46th)
by R.E.M.
19931,279184,665 In Utero (45th)
by Nirvana
19941,375310,398 Grace (40th)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,369245,076 The Bends (15th)
by Radiohead
19961,477187,401 Pinkerton (105th)
by Weezer
19971,522299,528 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19981,453206,938 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19991,575186,190 Ágætis Byrjun (70th)
by Sigur Rós
Total13,3742,221,181

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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541.

Ocean BeachUnited States Red House Painters
Year of Release:1995Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1995:62Rank Score:470
Rank in 1990s541Overall Rank:2,540
Average Rating:  80/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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542.

Pure GuavaUnited States Ween
Year of Release:1992Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1992:57Rank Score:470
Rank in 1990s542Overall Rank:2,541
Average Rating:  74/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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543.

HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book IUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1995Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1995:63Rank Score:469
Rank in 1990s543Overall Rank:2,546
Average Rating:  67/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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544.


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BocesUnited States Mercury Rev
Year of Release:1993Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1993:51Rank Score:468
Rank in 1990s544Overall Rank:2,552
Average Rating:  75/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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545.

Lost And Gone ForeverUnited States Guster
Year of Release:1999Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1999:52Rank Score:467
Rank in 1990s545Overall Rank:2,555
Average Rating:  72/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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546.

BellybuttonUnited States Jellyfish
Year of Release:1990Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1990:41Rank Score:467
Rank in 1990s546Overall Rank:2,558
Average Rating:  77/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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547.

Where You BeenUnited States Dinosaur Jr.
Year of Release:1993Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1993:52Rank Score:465
Rank in 1990s547Overall Rank:2,566
Average Rating:  77/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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548.

Hi Fi WayAustralia You Am I
Year of Release:1995Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1995:64Rank Score:465
Rank in 1990s548Overall Rank:2,567
Average Rating:  72/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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549.

DoppelgängerUnited Kingdom Curve
Year of Release:1992Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1992:58Rank Score:464
Rank in 1990s549Overall Rank:2,571
Average Rating:  73/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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550.

13 HumlerNorway Vamp
Year of Release:1996Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1996:62Rank Score:463
Rank in 1990s550Overall Rank:2,577
Average Rating:  74/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 77 8%
1991 86 9%
1992 97 10%
1993 97 10%
1994 125 13%
1995 113 11%
1996 108 11%
1997 107 11%
1998 98 10%
1999 92 9%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 538 54%
United Kingdom 264 26%
Canada 35 4%
Mexico 29 3%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Norway 13 1%
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