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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)  

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Melody Maker, published in the United Kingdom and founded in 1926, was the world's oldest weekly music newspaper. In 2000, it ceased to exist and merged with NME. During that year it also published their all time top 100 albums.

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The Queen Is DeadUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1986Appears in:1,938 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:75,129
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:20
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,207 votes)
Comments: 210 comments
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The Stone RosesUnited Kingdom The Stone Roses
Year of Release:1989Appears in:1,545 charts
Rank in 1989:2Rank Score:55,990
Rank in 1980s3Overall Rank:29
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,773 votes)
Comments: 168 comments
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NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:2,553 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:102,940
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (3,458 votes)
Comments: 357 comments
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The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:2,280 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:99,102
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,987 votes)
Comments: 268 comments
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The BendsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1995Appears in:2,215 charts
Rank in 1995:1Rank Score:84,834
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (3,086 votes)
Comments: 264 comments
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6. New entry

RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,842 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:144,243
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,571 votes)
Comments: 394 comments
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Hunky DoryUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,361 charts
Rank in 1971:3Rank Score:40,295
Rank in 1970s13Overall Rank:49
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,820 votes)
Comments: 115 comments
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Definitely MaybeUnited Kingdom Oasis
Year of Release:1994Appears in:976 charts
Rank in 1994:3Rank Score:28,780
Rank in 1990s16Overall Rank:80
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,493 votes)
Comments: 122 comments
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ScreamadelicaUnited Kingdom Primal Scream
Year of Release:1991Appears in:553 charts
Rank in 1991:10Rank Score:11,399
Rank in 1990s51Overall Rank:237
Average Rating:  80/100 (724 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex PistolsUnited Kingdom Sex Pistols
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,057 charts
Rank in 1977:5Rank Score:27,939
Rank in 1970s23Overall Rank:83
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,463 votes)
Comments: 115 comments
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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 11 11%
1970s 19 19%
1980s 28 28%
1990s 42 42%
2000s 0 0%
2010s 0 0%
Artist Albums %


The Smiths 4 4%
Manic Street Preachers 3 3%
Beastie Boys 3 3%
The Beatles 3 3%
The Rolling Stones 2 2%
Belle And Sebastian 2 2%
Pet Shop Boys 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 62 62%
United States 33 33%
Australia 2 2%
Ireland 1 1%
Mixed Nationality 1 1%
Canada 1 1%

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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums ratings

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73/100 (from 75 votes)
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40/100
05/02/2018 09:54
85/100
 
60/100
04/25/2018 17:58
82/100
 
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08/15/2017 12:57
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03/02/2017 20:47
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From Goliath 05/02/2018 09:54
This chart doesn't work for me, far too 90's orientated. Stone Roses at number 2, good grief.
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From desh79 01/09/2017 18:44
Dog Man Star at 16? Modern Life is Rubbish at 22? Sure, whatever. On the plus side, glad to see Screamadelica in the top 10 and also some albums like Liberty Belle and the Black Diamond Express, which I consider rather underrated, featured in the list.

Farewell Melody Maker, we hardly knew ye...
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From stangetzaway 07/06/2016 09:42
Solid chart but some silly choices in top 10. Can tell it's a British chart with the love for the manic street preachers who don't seem popular anywhere else.
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From gon2bed 01/18/2015 12:36
11 albums and 11 artists in common. This was 2000 so having OK computer so low is okay. The order overall is not for me but most of the albums in the list is great.
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From GandalfORiley345 03/27/2014 03:29
Since today, this is my favorite professional chart
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From tgarritsen 12/17/2013 02:24
The first ten are great but further down the list, some albums just seem so random.
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From ThomCNTV 11/29/2013 19:01
More ou less
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From jkilmartin 03/05/2013 21:36
Good old Melody Maker. For me, the definitive music magazine from the mid-80s through mid-90s and then they lost the plot a bit. Some of which is evident from this chart. Lack of The Cure -- a band that routinely topped their end of year polls throughout the aforementioned period -- is criminal. But overall, not a bad chart.
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45/100
From btener11 02/07/2013 20:42
pet shop boys ahead of pink moon and grace...
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From junodog4 02/04/2013 16:52
I find it interesting that a major UK publication seems to be unaware of music across the Atlantic. It's a little UK bias.
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