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RankAlbumArtist
481.

The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street ShuffleUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1973Appears in:266 charts
Rank in 1973:15Rank Score:5,167
Rank in 1970s122Overall Rank:481
Average Rating:  80/100 (484 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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482.

AvalonUnited Kingdom Roxy Music
Year of Release:1982Appears in:326 charts
Rank in 1982:6Rank Score:5,142
Rank in 1980s68Overall Rank:482
Average Rating:  78/100 (431 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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483.

The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever DoUnited States Fiona Apple
Year of Release:2012Appears in:355 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:5,141
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:483
Average Rating:  80/100 (515 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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484.

Sheer Heart AttackUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:339 charts
Rank in 1974:7Rank Score:5,136
Rank in 1970s123Overall Rank:484
Average Rating:  78/100 (546 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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485.

Lust For LifeUnited States Iggy Pop
Year of Release:1977Appears in:379 charts
Rank in 1977:16Rank Score:5,127
Rank in 1970s124Overall Rank:485
Average Rating:  81/100 (483 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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486.

PlansUnited States Death Cab For Cutie
Year of Release:2005Appears in:246 charts
Rank in 2005:10Rank Score:5,122
Rank in 2000s95Overall Rank:486
Average Rating:  75/100 (391 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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487.

We're Only In It For The MoneyUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1968Appears in:291 charts
Rank in 1968:11Rank Score:5,095
Rank in 1960s58Overall Rank:487
Average Rating:  80/100 (486 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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488.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:351 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:5,089
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:488
Average Rating:  78/100 (491 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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489.

Tracy ChapmanUnited States Tracy Chapman
Year of Release:1988Appears in:371 charts
Rank in 1988:7Rank Score:5,083
Rank in 1980s69Overall Rank:489
Average Rating:  78/100 (432 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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490.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:334 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:5,070
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:490
Average Rating:  71/100 (681 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 210 2%
1960s 639 6%
1970s 1519 15%
1980s 1517 15%
1990s 2015 20%
2000s 2443 24%
2010s 1650 17%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 36 0%
Various Artists 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 28 0%
Frank Zappa 26 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5083 51%
United Kingdom 2666 27%
Canada 456 5%
Australia 239 2%
Mixed Nationality 169 2%
Germany 164 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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