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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by saacsquatch (2018)  

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I've excluded all albums that have overall ranks that are higher than the ones that I would give them. For example: Doolittle's overall rank is 19. I would not rank it that high, so it's not included in my list. Doolittle and all the other albums that I've excluded don't need my help since they're already rated highly. I'd rather make room for albums that do need my help. My "true" greatest albums list can be found in my custom lists.

I've also limited this chart to 1 album per artist 'cuz that's the in thing.

Chart updated: 07/30/2018 18:45 (Created: 05/18/2012 06:12). Chart size: 100 albums.

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RankAlbumArtist
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LowUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Jasmine, I saw you peeping as I pushed my foot down to the floor. I was going 'round and 'round the hotel garage, must have been touching close to ninety-four.
(First added to chart: 05/19/2012)
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,082 charts
Rank in 1977:4Rank Score:32,847
Rank in 1970s18Overall Rank:63
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,479 votes)
Comments: 125 comments
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A Love SupremeUnited States John Coltrane

(First added to chart: 05/21/2012)
Year of Release:1965Appears in:877 charts
Rank in 1965:3Rank Score:25,456
Rank in 1960s20Overall Rank:92
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,049 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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Surfer RosaUnited States Pixies
Our love is rice and beans and horse's lard.
(First added to chart: 05/19/2012)
Year of Release:1988Appears in:997 charts
Rank in 1988:2Rank Score:26,977
Rank in 1980s11Overall Rank:85
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,387 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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Remain In LightUnited States Talking Heads
He thought that some of these faces might be right for him and, through the years, by keeping an ideal facial structure fixed in his mind (or somewhere in the back of his mind), that he might, by force of will, cause his face to approach those of his ideal.
(First added to chart: 05/19/2012)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,386 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:43,661
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:41
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,588 votes)
Comments: 126 comments
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White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
There was nothing but a circular from the Amalgamated Aluminum Company Of America inquiring into his awning needs. At least they cared enough to write.
(First added to chart: 05/21/2012)
Year of Release:1968Appears in:716 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:17,373
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:144
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,018 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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FeelsUnited States Animal Collective
Now a very old friend of mine once said that, either way you look at it, you have your fits, I have my fits, but feeling is good.
(First added to chart: 08/01/2012)
Year of Release:2005Appears in:277 charts
Rank in 2005:9Rank Score:5,776
Rank in 2000s90Overall Rank:444
Average Rating:  80/100 (428 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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The Black Saint And The Sinner LadyUnited States Charles Mingus

(First added to chart: 05/21/2012)
Year of Release:1963Appears in:614 charts
Rank in 1963:1Rank Score:17,699
Rank in 1960s25Overall Rank:141
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (707 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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The Disintegration Loops IUnited States William Basinski

(First added to chart: 03/22/2017)
Year of Release:2002Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 2002:33Rank Score:1,270
Rank in 2000s341Overall Rank:1,686
Average Rating:  79/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Rain DogsUnited States Tom Waits
My head is spinning 'round. My heart is in my shoes. I went and set the Thames on fire; now I must come back down.
(First added to chart: 05/19/2012)
Year of Release:1985Appears in:836 charts
Rank in 1985:1Rank Score:22,553
Rank in 1980s15Overall Rank:106
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (985 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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The Moon & AntarcticaUnited States Modest Mouse
And the one thing you taught me 'bout human beings was this: they ain't made of nothin' but water and shit.
(First added to chart: 05/22/2012)
Year of Release:2000Appears in:829 charts
Rank in 2000:2Rank Score:22,550
Rank in 2000s16Overall Rank:107
Average Rating:  84/100 (971 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 9 9%
1970s 26 26%
1980s 15 15%
1990s 14 14%
2000s 24 24%
2010s 12 12%
Artist Albums %


Girls 1 1%
Slint 1 1%
El-P 1 1%
Animal Collective 1 1%
Minutemen 1 1%
The Knife 1 1%
TV On The Radio 1 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 66 66%
United Kingdom 17 17%
Canada 5 5%
Sweden 2 2%
France 2 2%
Iceland 1 1%
Germany 1 1%
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89/100 (from 37 votes)
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From imimesis 06/13/2018 13:48
Solid
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From HoldenM 06/13/2018 08:12
This is one of the charts that convinced me to listen to all seven hours of The Disintegration Loops in one sitting. As effortless as an epic avant-garde excursion could be.

Also, I love the albums on this chart.
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From Reppu1976 03/16/2018 01:47
Nice Chart! Gene Clark rules!!
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From Thad 02/27/2018 03:37
Love the idea of not ranking albums that you view as too high on the overall chart. Adds some variety to the list and allows to spread the love to more artists. Might have to try that
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From JulianR 01/28/2018 20:15
definitely interesting. not sure how I feel about your ranking system, but it makes for a good enough chart, and I see your reason behind it. Also, its cool to see 22 a million on there. If you like it too you should definitely check out Age of Adz
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From lukem14 10/29/2017 09:45
Great chart. So cool to see Low so high. Pardon the pun
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From HoldenM 10/29/2017 08:33
How am I only now seeing this bonkers good chart?
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From LedZep 06/16/2017 17:55
Very personal, I love it! Rain Dogs, Low, The Black Saint are my favourite picks, not usually seen so high in charts but they're well worth it
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From Stover75 11/24/2016 04:44
Good chart. A nice variety of albums.
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From andy_hunter 01/01/2016 22:53
There's a lot of stuff on this I haven't gotten round to listening to yet. But the stuff I have heard is stuff I'm really into. I'm going to come back to this chart and catch up on this stuff.
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