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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 37,000 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.
19902,038184,850 Violator (132nd)
by Depeche Mode
19912,055479,306 Nevermind (10th)
by Nirvana
19922,136279,735 Automatic For The People (57th)
by R.E.M.
19932,191301,437 In Utero (53rd)
by Nirvana
19942,361491,193 Grace (48th)
by Jeff Buckley
19952,443371,447 The Bends (18th)
by Radiohead
19962,622304,823 Pinkerton (99th)
by Weezer
19972,656477,829 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,628326,586 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,870297,084 Ágætis Byrjun (65th)
by Sigur Rós
Total24,0003,514,290

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
35.

Slanted And EnchantedUnited States Pavement
Year of Release:1992Appears in:741 charts
Rank in 1992:3Rank Score:16,940
Rank in 1990s35Overall Rank:158
Average Rating:  82/100 (958 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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37.

Crooked Rain, Crooked RainUnited States Pavement
Year of Release:1994Appears in:740 charts
Rank in 1994:9Rank Score:16,354
Rank in 1990s37Overall Rank:165
Average Rating:  83/100 (897 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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136.

Wowee ZoweeUnited States Pavement
Year of Release:1995Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 1995:10Rank Score:3,939
Rank in 1990s136Overall Rank:657
Average Rating:  80/100 (367 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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285.

Brighten The CornersUnited States Pavement
Year of Release:1997Appears in:163 charts
Rank in 1997:26Rank Score:1,743
Rank in 1990s285Overall Rank:1,348
Average Rating:  78/100 (264 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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426.

Terror TwilightUnited States Pavement
Year of Release:1999Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 1999:41Rank Score:1,041
Rank in 1990s426Overall Rank:2,097
Average Rating:  76/100 (177 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 82 8%
1991 85 9%
1992 101 10%
1993 102 10%
1994 126 13%
1995 110 11%
1996 109 11%
1997 101 10%
1998 99 10%
1999 85 9%
Artist Albums %


The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Blur 6 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
Nirvana 5 1%
Ween 5 1%
Beck 5 1%
Pearl Jam 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 547 55%
United Kingdom 257 26%
Canada 36 4%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Norway 14 1%
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