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1972
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1,373
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1977
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1,111
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1963
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821
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1968
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734
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1975
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659
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1952
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596
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2000
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462
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1972
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357
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1970
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341
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2016
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341
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Total albums: 27. Page 1 of 3

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 269 3%
1960s 684 7%
1970s 1,516 15%
1980s 1,473 15%
1990s 1,840 18%
2000s 2,058 21%
2010s 2,155 22%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,017 50%
United Kingdom 2,611 26%
Canada 442 4%
Mixed Nationality 268 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 182 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,704 97%
Yes 296 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,856 99%
Yes 144 1%
Recognised  Year Charts (2019)
1. 50 Best Albums of 2019 by Rolling Stone (2019)
2. Best albums of 2019 by Fopp (2019)
3. The 50 Best Albums of 2019 by Billboard (2019)
4. Top 10 Albums of the Year 2019 by Bleep (2019)
5. Top 20 Albums of 2019 by Spectrum Culture (2019)
6. Albums Of The Year 2019 by Rough Trade (2019)
7. The 50 Best Albums of 2019 by Dummy (2019)
8. Les Inrocks Albums of the Year 2019 by Les Inrocks (2019)
9. NME Albums Of The Year 2019 by New Music Express (2019)
10. Our 50 favourite albums of 2019 by The Vinyl Factory (2019)
11. The Best Albums of 2019 by FLOOD Magazine (2019)
12. The Best Albums of 2019 by The Line Of Best Fit (2019)
13. Gorilla vs. Bear's Albums of 2019 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
14. OOR's Eindlijst 2019 [OOR Top 20 Albums of 2019] by OOR (2019)
15. The 20 best albums of 2019 by Dazed (2019)
16. BrooklynVegan's Top 50 Albums of 2019 by BrooklynVegan (2019)
17. Uncut's Top 75 albums of 2019 by Uncut (2019)
18. Albums Of The Year 2019 by Louder Than War (2019)
19. The Top 50 Albums of 2019 by Crack Magazine (2019)
20. The Wire's Top 50 Releases 2019 by The Wire (2019)
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