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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.
19901,453140,302 Violator (137th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,486392,824 Nevermind (7th)
by Nirvana
19921,581224,571 Automatic For The People (53rd)
by R.E.M.
19931,670237,780 In Utero (47th)
by Nirvana
19941,820401,184 Grace (43rd)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,880309,669 The Bends (16th)
by Radiohead
19962,021245,186 Pinkerton (95th)
by Weezer
19972,071386,005 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19981,995267,653 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (18th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,210240,862 Ágætis Byrjun (71st)
by Sigur Rós
Total18,1872,846,036

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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RankAlbumArtist
671.

Da Lama Ao CaosBrazil Chico Science & Nação Zumbi
Year of Release:1994Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1994:85Rank Score:454
Rank in 1990s671Overall Rank:3,263
Average Rating:  77/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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672.

Well OiledMixed Nationality Hash Jar Tempo
Year of Release:1997Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1997:67Rank Score:452
Rank in 1990s672Overall Rank:3,269
Average Rating:  78/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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673.

Long DivisionUnited States Low
Year of Release:1995Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1995:80Rank Score:451
Rank in 1990s673Overall Rank:3,279
Average Rating:  77/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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674.

Niandra Lades And Usually Just A T-ShirtUnited States John Frusciante
Year of Release:1994Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1994:86Rank Score:449
Rank in 1990s674Overall Rank:3,290
Average Rating:  76/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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675.

Let Me Come OverUnited States Buffalo Tom
Year of Release:1992Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1992:68Rank Score:449
Rank in 1990s675Overall Rank:3,292
Average Rating:  75/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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676.

Big Red Letter DayUnited States Buffalo Tom
Year of Release:1993Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1993:67Rank Score:448
Rank in 1990s676Overall Rank:3,296
Average Rating:  76/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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677.

D. I. Go PopUnited Kingdom Disco Inferno
Year of Release:1994Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1994:87Rank Score:448
Rank in 1990s677Overall Rank:3,299
Average Rating:  75/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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678.

DoppelgängerUnited Kingdom Curve
Year of Release:1992Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1992:69Rank Score:448
Rank in 1990s678Overall Rank:3,301
Average Rating:  74/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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679.

Today's Active LifestylesUnited States Polvo
Year of Release:1993Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1993:68Rank Score:447
Rank in 1990s679Overall Rank:3,303
Average Rating:  76/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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680.

Beaucoup FishUnited Kingdom Underworld
Year of Release:1999Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1999:60Rank Score:445
Rank in 1990s680Overall Rank:3,313
Average Rating:  77/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 85 9%
1991 80 8%
1992 98 10%
1993 100 10%
1994 128 13%
1995 112 11%
1996 119 12%
1997 97 10%
1998 95 10%
1999 86 9%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 557 56%
United Kingdom 263 26%
Canada 35 4%
Australia 26 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Norway 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 13 1%
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