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Best Albums of 1990

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1990 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 24,000 greatest album charts.

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1990 year summaryThe best artists of 1990 were Depeche Mode, Cocteau Twins, Ride, Pixies, Megadeth, Jane's Addiction, Sonic Youth, Public Enemy, The La's and Fugazi.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

ViolatorUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:1990Appears in:576 charts
Rank in 1990:1Rank Score:15,077
Rank in 1990s28Overall Rank:136
Average Rating:  83/100 (731 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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2.

Heaven Or Las VegasUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins
Year of Release:1990Appears in:265 charts
Rank in 1990:2Rank Score:5,709
Rank in 1990s73Overall Rank:366
Average Rating:  81/100 (304 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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3.

NowhereUnited Kingdom Ride
Year of Release:1990Appears in:294 charts
Rank in 1990:3Rank Score:5,602
Rank in 1990s74Overall Rank:371
Average Rating:  81/100 (364 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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4.

BossanovaUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1990Appears in:304 charts
Rank in 1990:4Rank Score:5,465
Rank in 1990s75Overall Rank:377
Average Rating:  79/100 (500 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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5.

Rust In PeaceUnited States Megadeth
Year of Release:1990Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 1990:5Rank Score:4,802
Rank in 1990s87Overall Rank:431
Average Rating:  78/100 (378 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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Ritual De Lo HabitualUnited States Jane's Addiction
Year of Release:1990Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 1990:6Rank Score:4,281
Rank in 1990s97Overall Rank:470
Average Rating:  77/100 (296 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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7.

GooUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1990Appears in:266 charts
Rank in 1990:7Rank Score:4,056
Rank in 1990s102Overall Rank:493
Average Rating:  80/100 (411 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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Fear Of A Black PlanetUnited States Public Enemy
Year of Release:1990Appears in:217 charts
Rank in 1990:8Rank Score:3,242
Rank in 1990s127Overall Rank:615
Average Rating:  79/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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9.

The La'sUnited Kingdom The La's
Year of Release:1990Appears in:209 charts
Rank in 1990:9Rank Score:3,089
Rank in 1990s134Overall Rank:636
Average Rating:  77/100 (248 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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10.

RepeaterUnited States Fugazi
Year of Release:1990Appears in:186 charts
Rank in 1990:10Rank Score:2,876
Rank in 1990s144Overall Rank:677
Average Rating:  81/100 (234 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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Best Albums of 1990 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 17 2%
Devo 3 0%
Emmylou Harris 2 0%
Madonna 2 0%
Jimi Hendrix 2 0%
Adam Ant 2 0%
The Saints 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 441 44%
United Kingdom 249 25%
Australia 43 4%
Germany 39 4%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Canada 30 3%
France 19 2%
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