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Best Albums of 1996

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1996 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 17,000 greatest album charts.

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1996 year summaryThe best artists of 1996 were Belle & Sebastian, Weezer, Beck, Tool, DJ Shadow, Sublime, Manic Street Preachers, Jay-Z, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds and 2Pac.
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1.

PinkertonUnited States Weezer
Year of Release:1996Appears in:462 charts
Rank in 1996:1Rank Score:14,869
Rank in 1990s22Overall Rank:105
Average Rating:  83/100 (560 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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2.

If You're Feeling SinisterUnited Kingdom Belle & Sebastian
Year of Release:1996Appears in:441 charts
Rank in 1996:2Rank Score:13,253
Rank in 1990s24Overall Rank:118
Average Rating:  84/100 (497 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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3.

OdelayUnited States Beck
Year of Release:1996Appears in:452 charts
Rank in 1996:3Rank Score:10,592
Rank in 1990s33Overall Rank:153
Average Rating:  81/100 (604 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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4.

ÆnimaUnited States Tool
Year of Release:1996Appears in:289 charts
Rank in 1996:4Rank Score:10,414
Rank in 1990s36Overall Rank:159
Average Rating:  80/100 (402 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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5.

Endtroducing.....United States DJ Shadow
Year of Release:1996Appears in:370 charts
Rank in 1996:5Rank Score:10,188
Rank in 1990s40Overall Rank:166
Average Rating:  83/100 (399 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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6.

SublimeUnited States Sublime
Year of Release:1996Appears in:192 charts
Rank in 1996:6Rank Score:4,459
Rank in 1990s72Overall Rank:362
Average Rating:  75/100 (285 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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7.

Everything Must GoUnited Kingdom Manic Street Preachers
Year of Release:1996Appears in:178 charts
Rank in 1996:7Rank Score:3,947
Rank in 1990s83Overall Rank:417
Average Rating:  77/100 (241 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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8.

Reasonable DoubtUnited States Jay-Z
Year of Release:1996Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 1996:8Rank Score:3,560
Rank in 1990s91Overall Rank:451
Average Rating:  72/100 (207 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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9.

TigermilkUnited Kingdom Belle & Sebastian
Year of Release:1996Appears in:188 charts
Rank in 1996:9Rank Score:3,527
Rank in 1990s92Overall Rank:457
Average Rating:  81/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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10.

Murder BalladsAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:1996Appears in:128 charts
Rank in 1996:10Rank Score:2,800
Rank in 1990s116Overall Rank:556
Average Rating:  80/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of 1996 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 20 2%
Baby Bird 3 0%
The Brian Jonestown Massacre 3 0%
Scooter 2 0%
Godzuki 2 0%
Rachel's 2 0%
The Olivia Tremor Control 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 466 47%
United Kingdom 207 21%
Canada 36 4%
Australia 35 3%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
Germany 28 3%
Sweden 27 3%
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