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RankAlbumArtist
1171.

Colossal YouthUnited Kingdom Young Marble Giants
Year of Release:1980Appears in:187 charts
Rank in 1980:25Rank Score:2,082
Rank in 1980s187Overall Rank:1,171
Average Rating:  79/100 (193 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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1172.

The Sunset TreeUnited States The Mountain Goats
Year of Release:2005Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 2005:25Rank Score:2,081
Rank in 2000s219Overall Rank:1,172
Average Rating:  80/100 (150 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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1173.

MelophobiaUnited States Cage The Elephant
Year of Release:2013Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 2013:19Rank Score:2,078
Rank in 2010s133Overall Rank:1,173
Average Rating:  78/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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1174.

Not AvailableUnited States The Residents
Year of Release:1978Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 1978:23Rank Score:2,070
Rank in 1970s258Overall Rank:1,174
Average Rating:  78/100 (141 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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1175.

Be Here NowUnited Kingdom Oasis
Year of Release:1997Appears in:173 charts
Rank in 1997:23Rank Score:2,069
Rank in 1990s248Overall Rank:1,175
Average Rating:  69/100 (509 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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1176.

At Last!United States Etta James
Year of Release:1960Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 1960:3Rank Score:2,067
Rank in 1960s113Overall Rank:1,176
Average Rating:  78/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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1177.

Source Tags & CodesUnited States ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead
Year of Release:2002Appears in:133 charts
Rank in 2002:23Rank Score:2,061
Rank in 2000s220Overall Rank:1,177
Average Rating:  76/100 (170 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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1178.

Day & AgeUnited States The Killers
Year of Release:2008Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 2008:17Rank Score:2,060
Rank in 2000s221Overall Rank:1,178
Average Rating:  67/100 (414 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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1179.

Thirteenth StepUnited States A Perfect Circle
Year of Release:2003Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 2003:24Rank Score:2,058
Rank in 2000s222Overall Rank:1,179
Average Rating:  76/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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1180.

Let There Be RockAustralia AC/DC
Year of Release:1977Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 1977:26Rank Score:2,051
Rank in 1970s259Overall Rank:1,180
Average Rating:  77/100 (299 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 212 2%
1960s 637 6%
1970s 1521 15%
1980s 1491 15%
1990s 1977 20%
2000s 2393 24%
2010s 1762 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 25 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5046 50%
United Kingdom 2664 27%
Canada 460 5%
Australia 231 2%
Mixed Nationality 217 2%
Germany 171 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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