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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 18,000 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.
19901,143111,866 Violator (134th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,165330,071 Nevermind (7th)
by Nirvana
19921,222184,610 Automatic For The People (46th)
by R.E.M.
19931,361194,025 In Utero (45th)
by Nirvana
19941,476325,350 Grace (39th)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,462255,841 The Bends (15th)
by Radiohead
19961,591194,316 Pinkerton (108th)
by Weezer
19971,648313,341 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19981,565215,842 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19991,708195,219 Ágætis Byrjun (71st)
by Sigur Rós
Total14,3412,320,481

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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RankAlbumArtist
671.

Some FriendlyUnited Kingdom The Charlatans
Year of Release:1990Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1990:54Rank Score:390
Rank in 1990s671Overall Rank:3,116
Average Rating:  72/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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672.

Bajo El Azul De Tu MisterioMexico Jaguares
Year of Release:1999Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1999:67Rank Score:390
Rank in 1990s672Overall Rank:3,117
Average Rating:  75/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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673.

New Miserable ExperienceUnited States Gin Blossoms
Year of Release:1992Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1992:68Rank Score:390
Rank in 1990s673Overall Rank:3,119
Average Rating:  72/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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674.

1965United States The Afghan Whigs
Year of Release:1998Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1998:73Rank Score:389
Rank in 1990s674Overall Rank:3,121
Average Rating:  73/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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675.

Tiger BayUnited Kingdom Saint Etienne
Year of Release:1994Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1994:84Rank Score:389
Rank in 1990s675Overall Rank:3,124
Average Rating:  73/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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676.

Somewhere Between Heaven And HellUnited States Social Distortion
Year of Release:1992Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1992:69Rank Score:389
Rank in 1990s676Overall Rank:3,126
Average Rating:  74/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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677.

This Is Our MusicUnited States Galaxie 500
Year of Release:1990Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1990:55Rank Score:388
Rank in 1990s677Overall Rank:3,132
Average Rating:  77/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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678.

Servicios Generales IIMexico La Castañeda
Year of Release:1992Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1992:70Rank Score:388
Rank in 1990s678Overall Rank:3,137
Average Rating:  72/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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679.

StarsUnited Kingdom Simply Red
Year of Release:1991Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1991:53Rank Score:387
Rank in 1990s679Overall Rank:3,139
Average Rating:  72/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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680.

Remasters
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United Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1990Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1990:56Rank Score:386
Rank in 1990s680Overall Rank:3,148
Average Rating:  83/100 (117 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 77 8%
1991 82 8%
1992 98 10%
1993 101 10%
1994 122 12%
1995 118 12%
1996 107 11%
1997 104 10%
1998 97 10%
1999 94 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Ween 6 1%
Suede 5 1%
Aphex Twin 5 1%
Nirvana 5 1%
Manic Street Preachers 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 534 53%
United Kingdom 261 26%
Mexico 36 4%
Canada 35 4%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 20 2%
Ireland 13 1%
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