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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 16,000 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.
19901,016100,779 Violator (136th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,046308,093 Nevermind (6th)
by Nirvana
19921,098171,755 Automatic For The People (45th)
by R.E.M.
19931,212176,701 In Utero (43rd)
by Nirvana
19941,307300,374 Grace (40th)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,291235,609 The Bends (15th)
by Radiohead
19961,400180,336 Pinkerton (106th)
by Weezer
19971,432289,057 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19981,362200,041 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19991,475180,591 Ágætis Byrjun [Agaetis Byrjun] (69th)
by Sigur Rós
Total12,6392,143,338

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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541.

GodWeenSatan: The OnenessUnited States Ween
Year of Release:1990Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1990:41Rank Score:463
Rank in 1990s541Overall Rank:2,501
Average Rating: 76/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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542.

13 HumlerNorway Vamp
Year of Release:1996Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1996:60Rank Score:463
Rank in 1990s542Overall Rank:2,503
Average Rating: 74/100 (10 votes)
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543.

Where You BeenUnited States Dinosaur Jr.
Year of Release:1993Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1993:52Rank Score:463
Rank in 1990s543Overall Rank:2,504
Average Rating: 77/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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544.

Lennon Legend
Compilation
United Kingdom John Lennon
Year of Release:1997Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1997:52Rank Score:458
Rank in 1990s544Overall Rank:2,526
Average Rating: 80/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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545.

Title Of RecordUnited States Filter
Year of Release:1999Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1999:53Rank Score:458
Rank in 1990s545Overall Rank:2,529
Average Rating: 72/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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546.

American RecordingsUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1994Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1994:68Rank Score:457
Rank in 1990s546Overall Rank:2,534
Average Rating: 78/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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547.

BraveUnited Kingdom Marillion
Year of Release:1994Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1994:69Rank Score:455
Rank in 1990s547Overall Rank:2,535
Average Rating: 74/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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548.

The Charm Of The Highway StripUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1994Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1994:70Rank Score:454
Rank in 1990s548Overall Rank:2,542
Average Rating: 76/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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549.

Ocean BeachUnited States Red House Painters
Year of Release:1995Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1995:64Rank Score:453
Rank in 1990s549Overall Rank:2,550
Average Rating: 80/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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550.

SupergrassUnited Kingdom Supergrass
Year of Release:1999Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1999:54Rank Score:450
Rank in 1990s550Overall Rank:2,560
Average Rating: 72/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 77 8%
1991 83 8%
1992 103 10%
1993 99 10%
1994 124 12%
1995 111 11%
1996 107 11%
1997 106 11%
1998 97 10%
1999 93 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
Ween 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Nirvana 5 1%
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds 5 1%
Manic Street Preachers 5 1%
Pearl Jam 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 538 54%
United Kingdom 265 27%
Canada 35 4%
Mexico 31 3%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Norway 12 1%
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