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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 20,000 greatest album charts.

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1996 year summaryThe best artists of 1996 were Belle & Sebastian, Weezer, DJ Shadow, Beck, Tool, 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:524 charts
Rank in 1996:1Rank Score:16,086
Rank in 1990s23Overall Rank:109
Average Rating:  83/100 (669 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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2.

If You're Feeling SinisterUnited Kingdom Belle & Sebastian
Year of Release:1996Appears in:519 charts
Rank in 1996:2Rank Score:15,542
Rank in 1990s24Overall Rank:111
Average Rating:  84/100 (584 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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3.

Endtroducing.....United States DJ Shadow
Year of Release:1996Appears in:435 charts
Rank in 1996:3Rank Score:11,945
Rank in 1990s33Overall Rank:152
Average Rating:  84/100 (468 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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4.

OdelayUnited States Beck
Year of Release:1996Appears in:494 charts
Rank in 1996:4Rank Score:11,495
Rank in 1990s36Overall Rank:160
Average Rating:  81/100 (684 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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5.

├ćnimaUnited States Tool
Year of Release:1996Appears in:310 charts
Rank in 1996:5Rank Score:10,306
Rank in 1990s42Overall Rank:179
Average Rating:  80/100 (452 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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6.

SublimeUnited States Sublime
Year of Release:1996Appears in:216 charts
Rank in 1996:6Rank Score:4,827
Rank in 1990s73Overall Rank:372
Average Rating:  75/100 (318 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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7.

Everything Must GoUnited Kingdom Manic Street Preachers
Year of Release:1996Appears in:192 charts
Rank in 1996:7Rank Score:4,202
Rank in 1990s84Overall Rank:423
Average Rating:  77/100 (276 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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TigermilkUnited Kingdom Belle & Sebastian
Year of Release:1996Appears in:229 charts
Rank in 1996:8Rank Score:3,836
Rank in 1990s92Overall Rank:455
Average Rating:  81/100 (284 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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9.

Reasonable DoubtUnited States Jay-Z
Year of Release:1996Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 1996:9Rank Score:3,766
Rank in 1990s94Overall Rank:466
Average Rating:  73/100 (252 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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10.

Murder BalladsAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:1996Appears in:170 charts
Rank in 1996:10Rank Score:3,191
Rank in 1990s113Overall Rank:546
Average Rating:  80/100 (207 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Best Albums of 1996 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 20 2%
The Brian Jonestown Massacre 3 0%
Godzuki 2 0%
The Third Eye Foundation 2 0%
Rachel's 2 0%
Main 2 0%
Ten 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 450 45%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Germany 39 4%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Canada 31 3%
Sweden 30 3%
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