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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 30,000 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.
19901,624160,722 Violator (130th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,646432,477 Nevermind (10th)
by Nirvana
19921,776251,181 Automatic For The People (55th)
by R.E.M.
19931,847266,159 In Utero (53rd)
by Nirvana
19942,050442,133 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19952,145338,843 The Bends (18th)
by Radiohead
19962,274273,814 Pinkerton (103rd)
by Weezer
19972,309432,030 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,271295,189 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,502267,386 Ágætis Byrjun (62nd)
by Sigur Rós
Total20,4443,159,933

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
1.

OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:3,296 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:180,454
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (3,923 votes)
Comments: 645 comments
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4.

The BendsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1995Appears in:2,045 charts
Rank in 1995:1Rank Score:81,038
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,779 votes)
Comments: 244 comments
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150.

Pablo HoneyUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1993Appears in:305 charts
Rank in 1993:15Rank Score:3,135
Rank in 1990s150Overall Rank:718
Average Rating:  69/100 (1,129 votes)
Comments: 95 comments
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888.

Airbag / How Am I Driving?United Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1998Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1998:89Rank Score:352
Rank in 1990s888Overall Rank:4,396
Average Rating:  80/100 (152 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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957.

My Iron LungUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1994Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1994:124Rank Score:316
Rank in 1990s957Overall Rank:4,756
Average Rating:  77/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 81 8%
1991 79 8%
1992 105 11%
1993 101 10%
1994 129 13%
1995 109 11%
1996 111 11%
1997 100 10%
1998 98 10%
1999 87 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Pearl Jam 5 1%
Alice In Chains 5 1%
Tori Amos 5 1%
R.E.M. 5 1%
The Smashing Pumpkins 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 557 56%
United Kingdom 259 26%
Canada 36 4%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Ireland 16 2%
Norway 15 2%
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