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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 18,000 greatest album charts.

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

ViolatorUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:1990Appears in:444 charts
Rank in 1990:1Rank Score:12,376
Rank in 1990s29Overall Rank:131
Average Rating:  82/100 (529 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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2.

NowhereUnited Kingdom Ride
Year of Release:1990Appears in:221 charts
Rank in 1990:2Rank Score:4,534
Rank in 1990s75Overall Rank:374
Average Rating:  82/100 (250 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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3.

BossanovaUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1990Appears in:227 charts
Rank in 1990:3Rank Score:4,348
Rank in 1990s81Overall Rank:400
Average Rating:  78/100 (367 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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4.

Heaven Or Las VegasUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins
Year of Release:1990Appears in:177 charts
Rank in 1990:4Rank Score:4,219
Rank in 1990s82Overall Rank:407
Average Rating:  80/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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5.

Rust In PeaceUnited States Megadeth
Year of Release:1990Appears in:155 charts
Rank in 1990:5Rank Score:3,943
Rank in 1990s86Overall Rank:430
Average Rating:  78/100 (271 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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Ritual De Lo HabitualUnited States Jane's Addiction
Year of Release:1990Appears in:166 charts
Rank in 1990:6Rank Score:3,446
Rank in 1990s99Overall Rank:482
Average Rating:  77/100 (216 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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7.

GooUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1990Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 1990:7Rank Score:3,060
Rank in 1990s111Overall Rank:537
Average Rating:  80/100 (284 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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8.

The La'sUnited Kingdom The La's
Year of Release:1990Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 1990:8Rank Score:2,527
Rank in 1990s137Overall Rank:646
Average Rating:  76/100 (191 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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Fear Of A Black PlanetUnited States Public Enemy
Year of Release:1990Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 1990:9Rank Score:2,378
Rank in 1990s143Overall Rank:670
Average Rating:  78/100 (183 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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10.

Pills 'n' Thrills and BellyachesUnited Kingdom Happy Mondays
Year of Release:1990Appears in:135 charts
Rank in 1990:10Rank Score:2,378
Rank in 1990s144Overall Rank:671
Average Rating:  77/100 (162 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of 1990 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
Nurse With Wound 3 0%
Psychic TV 3 0%
Nocturnal Emissions 2 0%
Adam Ant 2 0%
Controlled Bleeding 2 0%
Sebadoh 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 403 44%
United Kingdom 236 26%
Australia 38 4%
Germany 35 4%
Canada 30 3%
Mixed Nationality 27 3%
Ireland 16 2%
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