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Year of Release:
1997
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80,745
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1973
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74,599
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1969
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67,430
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1966
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58,889
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2000
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53,968
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1967
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53,654
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2007
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53,283
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1975
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52,470
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1972
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51,831
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1967
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48,198
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 28 0%
1950s 290 3%
1960s 731 7%
1970s 1,493 15%
1980s 1,460 15%
1990s 1,711 17%
2000s 1,821 18%
2010s 2,070 21%
2020s 401 4%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,010 50%
United Kingdom 2,660 27%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 299 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 168 2%
Sweden 142 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,727 97%
Yes 282 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,732 97%
Yes 277 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,899 99%
Yes 110 1%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2020s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
2. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
3. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
4. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
5. Gorilla vs. Bear Albums of the 2010s by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
6. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
7. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
8. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
9. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
10. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
11. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
12. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
13. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
14. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
15. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
16. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
17. BEST OF 2011 - 2020: Die besten Alben des Jahrzehnts by laut (2020)
18. Die besten Platten 2010-2019 by Spex (2019)
19. Die 100 besten Alben der 10er Jahre by Musikexpress.de (2020)
20. Die 100 besten Alben der 2010er by VISIONS (2020)
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