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51.

In UteroUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1,093 charts
Rank in 1993:1Rank Score:34,057
Rank in 1990s9Overall Rank:51
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,708 votes)
Comments: 124 comments
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52.

DisintegrationUnited Kingdom The Cure
Year of Release:1989Appears in:1,010 charts
Rank in 1989:3Rank Score:33,886
Rank in 1980s6Overall Rank:52
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,168 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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53.

Daydream NationUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1988Appears in:1,015 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:33,180
Rank in 1980s7Overall Rank:53
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,209 votes)
Comments: 103 comments
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54.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:975 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:32,754
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,097 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:971 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:32,603
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:55
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,292 votes)
Comments: 191 comments
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56.

Automatic For The PeopleUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1992Appears in:1,131 charts
Rank in 1992:1Rank Score:32,573
Rank in 1990s10Overall Rank:56
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,400 votes)
Comments: 121 comments
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57.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,067 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:32,174
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:57
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,654 votes)
Comments: 85 comments
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58.

What's Going OnUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1971Appears in:962 charts
Rank in 1971:4Rank Score:31,646
Rank in 1970s16Overall Rank:58
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,182 votes)
Comments: 94 comments
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59.

IllinoisUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2005Appears in:1,029 charts
Rank in 2005:1Rank Score:31,441
Rank in 2000s7Overall Rank:59
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,143 votes)
Comments: 112 comments
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60.

Siamese DreamUnited States The Smashing Pumpkins
Year of Release:1993Appears in:981 charts
Rank in 1993:2Rank Score:30,256
Rank in 1990s11Overall Rank:60
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,219 votes)
Comments: 100 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 212 2%
1960s 646 6%
1970s 1526 15%
1980s 1532 15%
1990s 2070 21%
2000s 2576 26%
2010s 1431 14%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
Various Artists 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 28 0%
Frank Zappa 25 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5055 51%
United Kingdom 2681 27%
Canada 448 4%
Australia 246 2%
Mixed Nationality 179 2%
Germany 164 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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