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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 19,000 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.
19901,209117,425 Violator (136th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,240339,988 Nevermind (7th)
by Nirvana
19921,292190,181 Automatic For The People (47th)
by R.E.M.
19931,430203,126 In Utero (45th)
by Nirvana
19941,552339,259 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,559266,601 The Bends (15th)
by Radiohead
19961,709203,899 Pinkerton (109th)
by Weezer
19971,758323,905 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19981,677226,363 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19991,822199,320 Ágætis Byrjun (72nd)
by Sigur Rós
Total15,2482,410,067

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 Red Hot Chili Peppers.
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RankAlbumArtist
541.

BellybuttonUnited States Jellyfish
Year of Release:1990Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1990:40Rank Score:511
Rank in 1990s541Overall Rank:2,549
Average Rating:  77/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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542.

WildhoneySweden Tiamat
Year of Release:1994Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1994:67Rank Score:510
Rank in 1990s542Overall Rank:2,552
Average Rating:  80/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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543.

Music BoxUnited States Mariah Carey
Year of Release:1993Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1993:49Rank Score:510
Rank in 1990s543Overall Rank:2,554
Average Rating:  68/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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544.

My Own PrisonUnited States Creed
Year of Release:1997Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1997:55Rank Score:509
Rank in 1990s544Overall Rank:2,558
Average Rating:  51/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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545.

The Razors EdgeAustralia AC/DC
Year of Release:1990Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1990:41Rank Score:508
Rank in 1990s545Overall Rank:2,563
Average Rating:  70/100 (109 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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546.

KerplunkUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:1992Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1992:57Rank Score:507
Rank in 1990s546Overall Rank:2,568
Average Rating:  66/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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547.

The Ghost Of Tom JoadUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1995Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1995:63Rank Score:506
Rank in 1990s547Overall Rank:2,570
Average Rating:  73/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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548.

Long SeasonJapan Fishmans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1996:63Rank Score:506
Rank in 1990s548Overall Rank:2,571
Average Rating:  78/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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549.

Title Of RecordUnited States Filter
Year of Release:1999Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1999:51Rank Score:506
Rank in 1990s549Overall Rank:2,575
Average Rating:  71/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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550.

CasanovaUnited Kingdom The Divine Comedy
Year of Release:1996Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1996:64Rank Score:506
Rank in 1990s550Overall Rank:2,576
Average Rating:  78/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 80 8%
1991 83 8%
1992 97 10%
1993 105 11%
1994 126 13%
1995 109 11%
1996 112 11%
1997 102 10%
1998 98 10%
1999 88 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
The Smashing Pumpkins 5 1%
Green Day 5 1%
The Flaming Lips 5 1%
Beck 5 1%
Manic Street Preachers 5 1%
Tori Amos 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 546 55%
United Kingdom 273 27%
Canada 35 4%
Australia 26 3%
Sweden 21 2%
Norway 14 1%
Ireland 13 1%
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