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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 22,000 greatest album charts.

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1999 year summaryThe best artists of 1999 were Sigur Rós, The Flaming Lips, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blur, The Magnetic Fields, Rage Against The Machine, Moby, The Dismemberment Plan, Built To Spill and Nine Inch Nails.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Ágætis ByrjunIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:1999Appears in:731 charts
Rank in 1999:1Rank Score:23,792
Rank in 1990s15Overall Rank:74
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (861 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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2.

The Soft BulletinUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1999Appears in:707 charts
Rank in 1999:2Rank Score:21,626
Rank in 1990s18Overall Rank:83
Average Rating:  84/100 (849 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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3.

CalifornicationUnited States Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year of Release:1999Appears in:525 charts
Rank in 1999:3Rank Score:14,461
Rank in 1990s26Overall Rank:126
Average Rating:  79/100 (920 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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4.

13United Kingdom Blur
Year of Release:1999Appears in:279 charts
Rank in 1999:4Rank Score:5,957
Rank in 1990s63Overall Rank:324
Average Rating:  80/100 (391 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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5.

69 Love SongsUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1999Appears in:240 charts
Rank in 1999:5Rank Score:5,695
Rank in 1990s66Overall Rank:334
Average Rating:  81/100 (319 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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6.

The Battle Of Los AngelesUnited States Rage Against The Machine
Year of Release:1999Appears in:204 charts
Rank in 1999:6Rank Score:4,705
Rank in 1990s80Overall Rank:409
Average Rating:  77/100 (408 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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7.

PlayUnited States Moby
Year of Release:1999Appears in:272 charts
Rank in 1999:7Rank Score:4,642
Rank in 1990s81Overall Rank:413
Average Rating:  76/100 (457 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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8.

Emergency & IUnited States The Dismemberment Plan
Year of Release:1999Appears in:195 charts
Rank in 1999:8Rank Score:4,352
Rank in 1990s86Overall Rank:432
Average Rating:  81/100 (228 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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9.

Keep It Like A SecretUnited States Built To Spill
Year of Release:1999Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 1999:9Rank Score:4,323
Rank in 1990s87Overall Rank:435
Average Rating:  83/100 (226 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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10.

The FragileUnited States Nine Inch Nails
Year of Release:1999Appears in:135 charts
Rank in 1999:10Rank Score:4,073
Rank in 1990s91Overall Rank:455
Average Rating:  77/100 (248 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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Best Albums of 1999 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 14 1%
Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band 3 0%
King Crimson 3 0%
Coil 2 0%
The Roots 2 0%
Alice In Chains 2 0%
Ani DiFranco 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 494 49%
United Kingdom 186 19%
Canada 35 3%
Germany 35 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Australia 26 3%
Japan 21 2%
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