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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 25,000 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.
19901,453139,953 Violator (136th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,480391,866 Nevermind (7th)
by Nirvana
19921,580224,067 Automatic For The People (53rd)
by R.E.M.
19931,668237,073 In Utero (47th)
by Nirvana
19941,818400,324 Grace (43rd)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,871308,938 The Bends (16th)
by Radiohead
19962,006244,221 Pinkerton (95th)
by Weezer
19972,059385,030 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19981,993266,950 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (18th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,209240,541 Ágætis Byrjun (70th)
by Sigur Rós
Total18,1372,838,962

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.

God Shuffled His FeetCanada Crash Test Dummies
Year of Release:1993Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1993:51Rank Score:579
Rank in 1990s541Overall Rank:2,677
Average Rating:  68/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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542.

The Gay ParadeUnited States of Montreal
Year of Release:1999Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1999:49Rank Score:579
Rank in 1990s542Overall Rank:2,679
Average Rating:  77/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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543.

Human ClayUnited States Creed
Year of Release:1999Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1999:50Rank Score:578
Rank in 1990s543Overall Rank:2,680
Average Rating:  47/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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544.

When I Was Born For The 7th TimeUnited Kingdom Cornershop
Year of Release:1997Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1997:52Rank Score:576
Rank in 1990s544Overall Rank:2,684
Average Rating:  75/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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545.

IngénueCanada k.d. lang
Year of Release:1992Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1992:54Rank Score:575
Rank in 1990s545Overall Rank:2,687
Average Rating:  74/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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546.

Capital PunishmentUnited States Big Pun
Year of Release:1998Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1998:60Rank Score:574
Rank in 1990s546Overall Rank:2,691
Average Rating:  73/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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547.

Super æJapan Boredoms
Year of Release:1998Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1998:61Rank Score:573
Rank in 1990s547Overall Rank:2,695
Average Rating:  78/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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548.

Five Days In JulyCanada Blue Rodeo
Year of Release:1993Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1993:52Rank Score:572
Rank in 1990s548Overall Rank:2,698
Average Rating:  75/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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549.

De Mysteriis Dom SathanasNorway Mayhem
Year of Release:1994Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1994:70Rank Score:570
Rank in 1990s549Overall Rank:2,702
Average Rating:  79/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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550.

Title Of RecordUnited States Filter
Year of Release:1999Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1999:51Rank Score:569
Rank in 1990s550Overall Rank:2,708
Average Rating:  73/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 84 8%
1991 80 8%
1992 98 10%
1993 100 10%
1994 128 13%
1995 112 11%
1996 119 12%
1997 97 10%
1998 96 10%
1999 86 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Pearl Jam 5 1%
Alice In Chains 5 1%
Pavement 5 1%
R.E.M. 5 1%
The Smashing Pumpkins 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 559 56%
United Kingdom 262 26%
Canada 34 3%
Australia 26 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Norway 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 13 1%
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