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Year of Release:
1983
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5,959
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Year of Release:
1971
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5,958
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Year of Release:
2017
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5,934
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2018
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5,924
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2003
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5,917
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Year of Release:
1982
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5,912
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2005
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5,908
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2007
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5,906
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339.
War 
Ireland U2
Year of Release:
1983
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5,905
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2005
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5,904
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 34 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 700 7%
1970s 1,519 15%
1980s 1,474 15%
1990s 1,818 18%
2000s 1,968 20%
2010s 2,151 22%
2020s 75 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,041 50%
United Kingdom 2,587 26%
Canada 456 5%
Mixed Nationality 298 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,697 97%
Yes 303 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,787 98%
Yes 213 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,914 99%
Yes 86 1%
Best Albums of the 2000s
1. Kid A by Radiohead
2. In Rainbows by Radiohead
3. Funeral by Arcade Fire
4. Is This It by The Strokes
5. Illinois by Sufjan Stevens
6. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot by Wilco
7. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not by Arctic Monkeys
8. Turn On The Bright Lights by Interpol
9. Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
10. Madvillainy by Madvillain
11. Sound Of Silver by LCD Soundsystem
12. For Emma, Forever Ago by Bon Iver
13. A Rush Of Blood To The Head by Coldplay
14. Elephant by The White Stripes
15. Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective
16. Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots by The Flaming Lips
17. Amnesiac by Radiohead
18. Demon Days by Gorillaz
19. Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes
20. Songs For The Deaf by Queens Of The Stone Age
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