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Top-rated albums of all time

Listed below are the top-rated albums of all time as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members!
(To qualify for this chart, an album must have had at least 10 member ratings.)

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21.

Rubber SoulUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,887 charts
Rank in 1965:2Rank Score:72,097
Rank in 1960s8Overall Rank:22
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,672 votes)
Comments: 206 comments
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22.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,260 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:100,448
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:14
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,597 votes)
Comments: 274 comments
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23.

The Queen Is DeadUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1986Appears in:1,984 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:76,191
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:21
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,280 votes)
Comments: 214 comments
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24.

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,569 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:59,322
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:27
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,933 votes)
Comments: 138 comments
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25.

In The Aeroplane Over The SeaUnited States Neutral Milk Hotel
Year of Release:1998Appears in:2,038 charts
Rank in 1998:1Rank Score:89,531
Rank in 1990s3Overall Rank:17
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,326 votes)
Comments: 373 comments
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26.

A Moon Shaped PoolUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2016Appears in:993 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:19,066
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:139
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,554 votes)
Comments: 233 comments
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27.

AnimalsUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,336 charts
Rank in 1977:2Rank Score:45,472
Rank in 1970s12Overall Rank:42
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,112 votes)
Comments: 144 comments
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28.

Hunky DoryUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,413 charts
Rank in 1971:3Rank Score:41,676
Rank in 1970s14Overall Rank:49
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,885 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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29.

The BendsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1995Appears in:2,271 charts
Rank in 1995:1Rank Score:85,613
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (3,184 votes)
Comments: 273 comments
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30.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,514 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:49,093
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:37
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,200 votes)
Comments: 135 comments
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The average rating is a Bayesian average, calculated as follows:
Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV

where:
av = mean average rating an album has currently received.
n = number of ratings an album has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an album to appear in the 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating for an album (currently 73/100).

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