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11.

Wish You Were HereUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1975Appears in:2,386 charts
Rank in 1975:1Rank Score:104,472
Rank in 1970s3Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,200 votes)
Comments: 255 comments
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12.

In RainbowsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2007Appears in:2,349 charts
Rank in 2007:1Rank Score:103,881
Rank in 2000s3Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,125 votes)
Comments: 338 comments
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13.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:2,387 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:103,016
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,130 votes)
Comments: 279 comments
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14.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,274 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:100,658
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:14
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,635 votes)
Comments: 278 comments
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15.

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From MarsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1972Appears in:2,386 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:95,859
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,763 votes)
Comments: 240 comments
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16.

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2,304 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:95,142
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,606 votes)
Comments: 220 comments
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17.

In The Aeroplane Over The SeaUnited States Neutral Milk Hotel
Year of Release:1998Appears in:2,040 charts
Rank in 1998:1Rank Score:89,692
Rank in 1990s3Overall Rank:17
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,360 votes)
Comments: 378 comments
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18.

The BendsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1995Appears in:2,282 charts
Rank in 1995:1Rank Score:85,894
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (3,221 votes)
Comments: 274 comments
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19.

DoolittleUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1989Appears in:2,096 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:83,088
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:19
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,390 votes)
Comments: 244 comments
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20.

The Queen Is DeadUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1986Appears in:1,987 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:76,272
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:20
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,315 votes)
Comments: 215 comments
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Overall chart

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 5 0%
1950s 215 2%
1960s 648 6%
1970s 1531 15%
1980s 1493 15%
1990s 1970 20%
2000s 2365 24%
2010s 1773 18%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
Various Artists 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Frank Zappa 24 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5016 50%
United Kingdom 2655 27%
Canada 456 5%
Mixed Nationality 252 3%
Australia 231 2%
Germany 171 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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