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Year of Release:
1997
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76,193
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Year of Release:
1973
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70,684
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Year of Release:
1969
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65,244
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Year of Release:
1966
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56,675
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2000
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51,003
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2007
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50,909
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Year of Release:
1967
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50,830
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1975
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50,801
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Year of Release:
1972
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49,931
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Year of Release:
1967
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45,736
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 49 0%
1950s 859 9%
1960s 2,476 25%
1970s 5,469 55%
1980s 6,291 63%
1990s 9,252 93%
2000s 12,048 120%
2010s 16,048 160%
2020s 6,998 70%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 1,237 12%
R. Stevie Moore 95 1%
Johnny Cash 49 0%
The Residents 48 0%
Buckethead 47 0%
Bob Dylan 43 0%
Elvis Presley 42 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 24,283 243%
United Kingdom 10,296 103%
Germany 2,900 29%
Mixed Nationality 2,683 27%
Canada 2,118 21%
Australia 1,789 18%
France 1,607 16%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 55,865 559%
Yes 3,631 36%
Live? Albums %
No 58,041 580%
Yes 1,455 15%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 58,850 589%
Yes 646 6%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2020s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
2. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
3. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
4. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
5. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
6. Gorilla vs. Bear Albums of the 2010s by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
7. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
8. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
9. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
10. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
11. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
12. BrooklynVegan's Top Albums of 2010s by BrooklynVegan (2020)
13. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
14. The 101 Best Albums of the 2010s by Spin (2020)
15. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
16. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
17. Die 100 besten Alben der 10er Jahre by Musikexpress.de (2020)
18. Die besten Platten 2010-2019 by Spex (2019)
19. BEST OF 2011 - 2020: Die besten Alben des Jahrzehnts by laut (2020)
20. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
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