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RankAlbumArtist
611.

The IdiotUnited States Iggy Pop
Year of Release:1977Appears in:315 charts
Rank in 1977:20Rank Score:4,302
Rank in 1970s148Overall Rank:611
Average Rating:  80/100 (410 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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612.

Misplaced ChildhoodUnited Kingdom Marillion
Year of Release:1985Appears in:254 charts
Rank in 1985:9Rank Score:4,289
Rank in 1980s93Overall Rank:612
Average Rating:  77/100 (303 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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613.

GreenUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1988Appears in:371 charts
Rank in 1988:11Rank Score:4,289
Rank in 1980s94Overall Rank:613
Average Rating:  78/100 (539 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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614.

Live At The ApolloUnited States James Brown
Year of Release:1963Appears in:334 charts
Rank in 1963:4Rank Score:4,288
Rank in 1960s69Overall Rank:614
Average Rating:  79/100 (451 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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615.

Chelsea GirlGermany Nico
Year of Release:1967Appears in:331 charts
Rank in 1967:18Rank Score:4,287
Rank in 1960s70Overall Rank:615
Average Rating:  78/100 (360 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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616.

The Crane WifeUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2006Appears in:310 charts
Rank in 2006:13Rank Score:4,283
Rank in 2000s113Overall Rank:616
Average Rating:  78/100 (359 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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617.

Murder BalladsAustralia Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:1996Appears in:289 charts
Rank in 1996:13Rank Score:4,272
Rank in 1990s125Overall Rank:617
Average Rating:  79/100 (375 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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618.

Skeleton TreeAustralia Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:2016Appears in:413 charts
Rank in 2016:7Rank Score:4,268
Rank in 2010s61Overall Rank:618
Average Rating:  83/100 (528 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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619.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:373 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:4,264
Rank in 2010s62Overall Rank:619
Average Rating:  77/100 (592 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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620.

Metal BoxUnited Kingdom Public Image Ltd.
Year of Release:1979Appears in:303 charts
Rank in 1979:11Rank Score:4,238
Rank in 1970s149Overall Rank:620
Average Rating:  78/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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Overall chart

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 4 0%
1950s 214 2%
1960s 649 6%
1970s 1538 15%
1980s 1500 15%
1990s 1958 20%
2000s 2371 24%
2010s 1766 18%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Pink Floyd 22 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4981 50%
United Kingdom 2661 27%
Canada 461 5%
Mixed Nationality 262 3%
Australia 229 2%
Germany 169 2%
Sweden 159 2%
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1. Doolittle by Pixies
2. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
3. The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
4. The Joshua Tree by U2
5. Remain In Light by Talking Heads
6. Disintegration by The Cure
7. Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
8. Closer by Joy Division
9. Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses
10. Thriller by Michael Jackson
11. Surfer Rosa by Pixies
12. Master Of Puppets by Metallica
13. Purple Rain by Prince And The Revolution
14. Back In Black by AC/DC
15. Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
16. Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
17. Graceland by Paul Simon
18. Murmur by R.E.M.
19. Moving Pictures by Rush
20. Spirit Of Eden by Talk Talk


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