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Year of Release:
1997
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75,294
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Year of Release:
1973
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70,113
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Year of Release:
1969
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64,835
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Year of Release:
1966
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56,258
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2007
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50,571
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2000
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50,436
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1975
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50,346
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Year of Release:
1967
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50,163
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Year of Release:
1972
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49,667
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Year of Release:
1967
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45,549
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 734 7%
1970s 1,473 15%
1980s 1,457 15%
1990s 1,685 17%
2000s 1,799 18%
2010s 2,046 20%
2020s 487 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 25 0%
Various Artists 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4,993 50%
United Kingdom 2,664 27%
Canada 446 4%
Mixed Nationality 303 3%
Australia 223 2%
Germany 166 2%
Sweden 142 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,718 97%
Yes 282 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,719 97%
Yes 281 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,887 99%
Yes 113 1%
Best Albums of the 1990s
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. Nevermind by Nirvana
3. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
4. Loveless by My Bloody Valentine
5. The Bends by Radiohead
6. Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
7. Ten by Pearl Jam
8. Siamese Dream by The Smashing Pumpkins
9. In Utero by Nirvana
10. Grace by Jeff Buckley
11. (What's The Story) Morning Glory? by Oasis
12. Illmatic by Nas
13. Dummy by Portishead
14. Ágætis Byrjun by Sigur Rós
15. Weezer (Blue Album) by Weezer
16. Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by The Smashing Pumpkins
17. Spiderland by Slint
18. Homogenic by Björk
19. Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) by Wu-Tang Clan
20. Achtung Baby by U2
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