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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 19,000 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.
19901,177114,626 Violator (129th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,204334,240 Nevermind (6th)
by Nirvana
19921,252186,086 Automatic For The People (47th)
by R.E.M.
19931,393197,301 In Utero (45th)
by Nirvana
19941,506329,685 Grace (41st)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,508259,212 The Bends (15th)
by Radiohead
19961,644198,488 Pinkerton (109th)
by Weezer
19971,689317,465 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19981,609219,729 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19991,771194,289 Ágætis Byrjun (72nd)
by Sigur Rós
Total14,7532,351,121

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.

Today's Active LifestylesUnited States Polvo
Year of Release:1993Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1993:67Rank Score:376
Rank in 1990s671Overall Rank:3,220
Average Rating:  76/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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672.

So Long And Thanks For All The ShoesUnited States NOFX
Year of Release:1997Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1997:68Rank Score:376
Rank in 1990s672Overall Rank:3,221
Average Rating:  72/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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673.

Fantastic PlanetUnited States Failure
Year of Release:1996Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1996:73Rank Score:375
Rank in 1990s673Overall Rank:3,223
Average Rating:  79/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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674.

Timothy's MonsterNorway Motorpsycho
Year of Release:1994Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1994:81Rank Score:375
Rank in 1990s674Overall Rank:3,226
Average Rating:  75/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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675.

The K & D Sessions
Compilation
Austria Kruder & Dorfmeister
Year of Release:1998Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1998:73Rank Score:375
Rank in 1990s675Overall Rank:3,229
Average Rating:  78/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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676.

D. I. Go PopUnited Kingdom Disco Inferno
Year of Release:1994Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1994:82Rank Score:374
Rank in 1990s676Overall Rank:3,231
Average Rating:  75/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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677.

U.F.OrbUnited Kingdom The Orb
Year of Release:1992Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1992:70Rank Score:374
Rank in 1990s677Overall Rank:3,232
Average Rating:  76/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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678.

AmberUnited Kingdom Autechre
Year of Release:1994Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1994:83Rank Score:373
Rank in 1990s678Overall Rank:3,234
Average Rating:  78/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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679.

Sleeps With AngelsMixed Nationality Neil Young And Crazy Horse
Year of Release:1994Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1994:84Rank Score:372
Rank in 1990s679Overall Rank:3,241
Average Rating:  75/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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680.

Danzig II: LucifugeUnited States Danzig
Year of Release:1990Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1990:55Rank Score:371
Rank in 1990s680Overall Rank:3,249
Average Rating:  73/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 81 8%
1991 82 8%
1992 97 10%
1993 104 10%
1994 125 13%
1995 113 11%
1996 106 11%
1997 104 10%
1998 101 10%
1999 87 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
Nirvana 5 1%
Sonic Youth 5 1%
Pavement 5 1%
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds 5 1%
Pearl Jam 5 1%
Suede 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 547 55%
United Kingdom 274 27%
Canada 36 4%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 20 2%
Ireland 14 1%
Norway 13 1%
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