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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 15,000 greatest album charts.

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

PinkertonUnited States Weezer
Year of Release:1996Appears in:419 charts
Rank in 1996:1Rank Score:13,557
Rank in 1990s23Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: 82/100 (514 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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2.

If You're Feeling SinisterUnited Kingdom Belle & Sebastian
Year of Release:1996Appears in:393 charts
Rank in 1996:2Rank Score:11,917
Rank in 1990s27Overall Rank:123
Average Rating: 83/100 (451 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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3.

ÆnimaUnited States Tool
Year of Release:1996Appears in:271 charts
Rank in 1996:3Rank Score:10,173
Rank in 1990s33Overall Rank:151
Average Rating: 80/100 (371 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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4.

Endtroducing.....United States DJ Shadow
Year of Release:1996Appears in:349 charts
Rank in 1996:4Rank Score:9,751
Rank in 1990s36Overall Rank:161
Average Rating: 83/100 (369 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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5.

OdelayUnited States Beck
Year of Release:1996Appears in:396 charts
Rank in 1996:5Rank Score:9,656
Rank in 1990s37Overall Rank:162
Average Rating: 81/100 (554 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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6.

SublimeUnited States Sublime
Year of Release:1996Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 1996:6Rank Score:4,297
Rank in 1990s70Overall Rank:355
Average Rating: 76/100 (269 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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7.

Everything Must GoUnited Kingdom Manic Street Preachers
Year of Release:1996Appears in:172 charts
Rank in 1996:7Rank Score:3,818
Rank in 1990s78Overall Rank:399
Average Rating: 77/100 (225 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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8.

Reasonable DoubtUnited States Jay-Z
Year of Release:1996Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 1996:8Rank Score:3,278
Rank in 1990s90Overall Rank:454
Average Rating: 73/100 (186 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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9.

TigermilkUnited Kingdom Belle & Sebastian
Year of Release:1996Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 1996:9Rank Score:3,110
Rank in 1990s96Overall Rank:477
Average Rating: 81/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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10.

All Eyez On MeUnited States 2Pac
Year of Release:1996Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1996:10Rank Score:2,833
Rank in 1990s105Overall Rank:519
Average Rating: 70/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Best Albums of 1996 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 19 2%
The Brian Jonestown Massacre 3 0%
Rachel's 2 0%
John Cale 2 0%
The Kinks 2 0%
The Afghan Whigs 2 0%
Born Against 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 450 46%
United Kingdom 202 21%
Canada 37 4%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
Germany 28 3%
Sweden 27 3%
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