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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 26,000 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.
19901,496146,407 Violator (136th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,521402,643 Nevermind (8th)
by Nirvana
19921,620231,709 Automatic For The People (54th)
by R.E.M.
19931,710244,484 In Utero (51st)
by Nirvana
19941,871410,770 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,937315,440 The Bends (16th)
by Radiohead
19962,074253,207 Pinkerton (94th)
by Weezer
19972,144396,640 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,075274,269 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (18th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,316248,802 Ágætis Byrjun (66th)
by Sigur Rós
Total18,7642,924,371

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.

Savage GardenAustralia Savage Garden
Year of Release:1997Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1997:67Rank Score:463
Rank in 1990s671Overall Rank:3,280
Average Rating:  67/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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672.

First Band On The MoonSweden The Cardigans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1996:74Rank Score:463
Rank in 1990s672Overall Rank:3,283
Average Rating:  72/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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673.

The Globe SessionsUnited States Sheryl Crow
Year of Release:1998Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1998:72Rank Score:462
Rank in 1990s673Overall Rank:3,289
Average Rating:  69/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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674.

EroticaUnited States Madonna
Year of Release:1992Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1992:68Rank Score:460
Rank in 1990s674Overall Rank:3,293
Average Rating:  66/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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675.

D. I. Go PopUnited Kingdom Disco Inferno
Year of Release:1994Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1994:82Rank Score:460
Rank in 1990s675Overall Rank:3,297
Average Rating:  74/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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676.

Bergtatt – Et eeventyr i 5 capitlerNorway Ulver
Year of Release:1995Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1995:78Rank Score:460
Rank in 1990s676Overall Rank:3,300
Average Rating:  78/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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AmoricaUnited States The Black Crowes
Year of Release:1994Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1994:83Rank Score:458
Rank in 1990s677Overall Rank:3,313
Average Rating:  74/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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678.

TigerlilyUnited States Natalie Merchant
Year of Release:1995Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1995:79Rank Score:458
Rank in 1990s678Overall Rank:3,314
Average Rating:  76/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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679.

Timothy's MonsterNorway Motorpsycho
Year of Release:1994Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1994:84Rank Score:456
Rank in 1990s679Overall Rank:3,321
Average Rating:  76/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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680.

Chill OutUnited Kingdom The KLF
Year of Release:1990Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1990:57Rank Score:449
Rank in 1990s680Overall Rank:3,360
Average Rating:  75/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 85 9%
1991 79 8%
1992 97 10%
1993 100 10%
1994 130 13%
1995 111 11%
1996 116 12%
1997 98 10%
1998 98 10%
1999 86 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Green Day 5 1%
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds 5 1%
Beck 5 1%
Manic Street Preachers 5 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 264 26%
Canada 33 3%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Norway 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
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