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Best Albums of 1999

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1999 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 19,000 greatest album charts.

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1999 year summaryThe best artists of 1999 were Sigur Rós, The Flaming Lips, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Magnetic Fields, Blur, Moby, Rage Against The Machine, Muse, Dream Theater and Nine Inch Nails.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Ágætis ByrjunIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:1999Appears in:666 charts
Rank in 1999:1Rank Score:22,011
Rank in 1990s15Overall Rank:72
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (766 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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2.

The Soft BulletinUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1999Appears in:653 charts
Rank in 1999:2Rank Score:19,866
Rank in 1990s17Overall Rank:81
Average Rating:  84/100 (757 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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3.

CalifornicationUnited States Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year of Release:1999Appears in:479 charts
Rank in 1999:3Rank Score:13,674
Rank in 1990s27Overall Rank:125
Average Rating:  78/100 (829 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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4.

69 Love SongsUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1999Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 1999:4Rank Score:5,640
Rank in 1990s63Overall Rank:307
Average Rating:  81/100 (280 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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5.

13United Kingdom Blur
Year of Release:1999Appears in:242 charts
Rank in 1999:5Rank Score:5,238
Rank in 1990s67Overall Rank:333
Average Rating:  80/100 (348 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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6.

PlayUnited States Moby
Year of Release:1999Appears in:251 charts
Rank in 1999:6Rank Score:4,479
Rank in 1990s80Overall Rank:396
Average Rating:  76/100 (423 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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7.

The Battle Of Los AngelesUnited States Rage Against The Machine
Year of Release:1999Appears in:183 charts
Rank in 1999:7Rank Score:4,335
Rank in 1990s82Overall Rank:410
Average Rating:  76/100 (360 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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8.

ShowbizUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:1999Appears in:183 charts
Rank in 1999:8Rank Score:3,952
Rank in 1990s89Overall Rank:437
Average Rating:  74/100 (385 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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9.

Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A MemoryUnited States Dream Theater
Year of Release:1999Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 1999:9Rank Score:3,931
Rank in 1990s90Overall Rank:441
Average Rating:  78/100 (178 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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10.

The FragileUnited States Nine Inch Nails
Year of Release:1999Appears in:123 charts
Rank in 1999:10Rank Score:3,876
Rank in 1990s91Overall Rank:447
Average Rating:  76/100 (218 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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Best Albums of 1999 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 17 2%
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band 3 0%
King Crimson 3 0%
The Mountain Goats 3 0%
Mogwai 2 0%
L'Arc~en~Ciel 2 0%
Jim O'Rourke 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 471 47%
United Kingdom 189 19%
Canada 37 4%
Germany 34 3%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
France 24 2%
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