Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by souplipton (2021)

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[First added to this chart: 05/22/2016]
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2000
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1973
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94,133
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1997
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101,800
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[First added to this chart: 09/05/2016]
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2004
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57,576
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1969
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81,584
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1975
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64,016
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[First added to this chart: 05/22/2016]
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2016
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18,883
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1977
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1994
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12,560
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[First added to this chart: 05/22/2016]
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1979
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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 2 2%
1960s 15 15%
1970s 28 28%
1980s 10 10%
1990s 18 18%
2000s 13 13%
2010s 14 14%
2020s 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Radiohead 7 7%
Pink Floyd 5 5%
The Beatles 5 5%
Nine Inch Nails 5 5%
Led Zeppelin 5 5%
Arcade Fire 4 4%
David Bowie 4 4%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 50 50%
United States 31 31%
Mixed Nationality 10 10%
Germany 3 3%
Australia 3 3%
Iceland 2 2%
France 1 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 99 99%
Yes 1 1%

Top 100 Greatest Music Albums chart changes

Biggest climbers
Climber Up 9 from 32nd to 23rd
The Idiot
by Iggy Pop
Biggest fallers
Faller Down 1 from 23rd to 24th
Reflektor
by Arcade Fire
Faller Down 1 from 24th to 25th
Close To The Edge
by Yes
Faller Down 1 from 25th to 26th
The Suburbs
by Arcade Fire

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88/100 (from 47 votes)
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From 07/09/2020 21:37
Solid album chart. These are some classics I would select to my list but my chart is different. You like NIN but you also like Radiohead. And good for me you have the Beatles here. So I give you a good Rating.
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95/100
From 10/03/2019 15:32
As everyone has already told you: solid selection of albums. About the classic obvious choices: I agree with them. And lets say thanks for Plastikman, never have heard of him before. It was a great surprise.
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90/100
From 08/05/2019 07:00
Solid chart.
Good to see Juju by Siouxsie & The Banshees.
A lot of my favourites in there.
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85/100
From 05/11/2018 08:26
I appreciate the minimalist picks of Reich and Glass but the top 7 all being variations of Floyd/Radiohead/Beatles? It's a lot.
ps your 91-100 is really great
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80/100
From 10/22/2017 22:50
good stuff. you should check out:
Steven Wilson - Hand Cannot Erase (great prog rock, halfway between pink floyd and yes imo)
Faust - Faust IV (good krautrock)
Drive Like Jehu - Yank Crime (math rock)
Unwound - Leaves Turn Inside You (math rock / post-punk)
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From 10/09/2017 02:33
No bad albums.
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90/100
From 10/08/2017 23:55
So this is why I like your commentary. Great list.
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From 10/08/2017 16:12
my favorite from the common artists
10 artists in common:
The Beatles- The White Album
Radiohead- In Rainbows
David Bowie- Station to Station
The Velvet Underground- Loaded
Pink Floyd- Animals
Led Zeppelin- Presence
Brian Eno- Another Green World
Yes- Close to the Edge
King Crimson- Starless & Bible Black
The Jimi Hendrix Experience- Electric Ladyland
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From 09/11/2017 03:57
great chart! we have very similar picks
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From 05/09/2017 16:23
@Tilly
If you're looking for mellowest NIN album, then the Still EP or Ghosts I-IV is the way to go.
The Still EP features stripped down nearly acoustic versions of earlier songs, instrumental tracks and a previously unreleased song. Not a major release, but is actually pretty great.
Ghosts I-IV is super mellow, but in a very different way. It's a completely instrumental ambient album. It's closer to his soundtrack work than any of his other albums. I like the album personally, but it doesn't really sound like a NIN album. If you like it then check out his soundtrack work.
As for his later work, With Teeth is more rock-centric and has no overarching concept, Year Zero has a more digitized sound and describes a dystopian far-right fascist future America, The Slip isn't very good, and Hesitation Mark is more focused on rhythmic electronic grooves. Up to you which direction to go.
As to TMR, I liked it more on this listen. Not going to say I "get it", but I'm starting to appreciate elements of it.
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