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Best Albums of the 1990s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1990s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 27,000 greatest album charts.

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YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
19901,512147,589 Violator (136th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,535405,966 Nevermind (8th)
by Nirvana
19921,651232,998 Automatic For The People (55th)
by R.E.M.
19931,733246,795 In Utero (51st)
by Nirvana
19941,888413,635 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,962317,982 The Bends (16th)
by Radiohead
19962,097255,463 Pinkerton (97th)
by Weezer
19972,168401,534 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,102275,825 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (18th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,331250,355 Ágætis Byrjun (64th)
by Sigur Rós
Total18,9792,948,140

The best artists of the 1990s were Radiohead, Nirvana, Neutral Milk Hotel, Oasis, The Smashing Pumpkins, Pearl Jam, My Bloody Valentine, Weezer, R.E.M. and Jeff Buckley.
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RankAlbumArtist
18.

The Soft BulletinUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1999Appears in:854 charts
Rank in 1999:2Rank Score:24,262
Rank in 1990s18Overall Rank:83
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,008 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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183.

Clouds Taste MetallicUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1995Appears in:200 charts
Rank in 1995:14Rank Score:2,420
Rank in 1990s183Overall Rank:849
Average Rating:  79/100 (273 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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273.

Transmissions From The Satellite HeartUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1993Appears in:135 charts
Rank in 1993:24Rank Score:1,584
Rank in 1990s273Overall Rank:1,236
Average Rating:  77/100 (201 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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593.

ZaireekaUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1997Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1997:59Rank Score:542
Rank in 1990s593Overall Rank:2,937
Average Rating:  77/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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904.

In A Priest Driven AmbulanceUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1990Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1990:79Rank Score:325
Rank in 1990s904Overall Rank:4,397
Average Rating:  74/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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948.

Hit To Death In The Future HeadUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1992Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1992:92Rank Score:300
Rank in 1990s948Overall Rank:4,644
Average Rating:  74/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 85 9%
1991 79 8%
1992 96 10%
1993 102 10%
1994 130 13%
1995 111 11%
1996 115 12%
1997 100 10%
1998 97 10%
1999 85 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Nirvana 5 1%
Alice In Chains 5 1%
Tori Amos 5 1%
Pearl Jam 5 1%
Pavement 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 557 56%
United Kingdom 265 27%
Canada 33 3%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Norway 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 13 1%
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