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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 14,000 greatest album charts.

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

ViolatorUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:1990Appears in:340 charts
Rank in 1990:1Rank Score:10,286
Rank in 1990s30Overall Rank:139
Average Rating: 82/100 (431 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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2.

BossanovaUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1990Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 1990:2Rank Score:3,619
Rank in 1990s78Overall Rank:396
Average Rating: 79/100 (278 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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3.

Rust In PeaceUnited States Megadeth
Year of Release:1990Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 1990:3Rank Score:3,465
Rank in 1990s82Overall Rank:414
Average Rating: 78/100 (230 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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4.

NowhereUnited Kingdom Ride
Year of Release:1990Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 1990:4Rank Score:3,315
Rank in 1990s86Overall Rank:431
Average Rating: 81/100 (178 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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5.

Ritual De Lo HabitualUnited States Jane's Addiction
Year of Release:1990Appears in:137 charts
Rank in 1990:5Rank Score:3,004
Rank in 1990s94Overall Rank:468
Average Rating: 77/100 (183 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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6.

Heaven Or Las VegasUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins
Year of Release:1990Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 1990:6Rank Score:2,525
Rank in 1990s113Overall Rank:552
Average Rating: 79/100 (135 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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7.

GooUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1990Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 1990:7Rank Score:2,321
Rank in 1990s126Overall Rank:601
Average Rating: 80/100 (217 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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8.

Fear Of A Black PlanetUnited States Public Enemy
Year of Release:1990Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 1990:8Rank Score:2,247
Rank in 1990s130Overall Rank:613
Average Rating: 78/100 (156 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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9.

The La'sUnited Kingdom The La's
Year of Release:1990Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 1990:9Rank Score:2,071
Rank in 1990s142Overall Rank:656
Average Rating: 78/100 (144 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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10.

Pills 'n' Thrills and BellyachesUnited Kingdom Happy Mondays
Year of Release:1990Appears in:104 charts
Rank in 1990:10Rank Score:2,030
Rank in 1990s144Overall Rank:666
Average Rating: 78/100 (127 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of 1990 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Nurse With Wound 3 0%
Andreas Vollenweider 2 0%
Ernie Althoff 2 0%
Led Zeppelin 2 0%
Sebadoh 2 0%
Chris Knox 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 310 44%
United Kingdom 188 26%
Australia 33 5%
Germany 25 4%
Canada 22 3%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
Ireland 14 2%
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