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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.
19901,625160,889 Violator (130th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,646432,583 Nevermind (10th)
by Nirvana
19921,775251,348 Automatic For The People (55th)
by R.E.M.
19931,847266,257 In Utero (53rd)
by Nirvana
19942,051442,407 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19952,147339,051 The Bends (18th)
by Radiohead
19962,274273,881 Pinkerton (103rd)
by Weezer
19972,310432,309 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,272295,465 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,502267,358 Ágætis Byrjun (62nd)
by Sigur Rós
Total20,4493,161,548

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
429.

FilosofemNorway Burzum
Year of Release:1996Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1996:49Rank Score:954
Rank in 1990s429Overall Rank:2,023
Average Rating:  75/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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558.

Anthems To The Welkin At DuskNorway Emperor
Year of Release:1997Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1997:53Rank Score:619
Rank in 1990s558Overall Rank:2,808
Average Rating:  72/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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617.

Bergtatt – Et eeventyr i 5 capitlerNorway Ulver
Year of Release:1995Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1995:70Rank Score:557
Rank in 1990s617Overall Rank:3,043
Average Rating:  76/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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641.

De Mysteriis Dom SathanasNorway Mayhem
Year of Release:1994Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1994:81Rank Score:527
Rank in 1990s641Overall Rank:3,178
Average Rating:  77/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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646.

Hvis Lyset Tar OssNorway Burzum
Year of Release:1994Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1994:83Rank Score:523
Rank in 1990s646Overall Rank:3,202
Average Rating:  75/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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695.

Timothy's MonsterNorway Motorpsycho
Year of Release:1994Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1994:88Rank Score:478
Rank in 1990s695Overall Rank:3,443
Average Rating:  75/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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706.

13 HumlerNorway Vamp
Year of Release:1996Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1996:76Rank Score:466
Rank in 1990s706Overall Rank:3,505
Average Rating:  72/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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841.

In The Nightside EclipseNorway Emperor
Year of Release:1994Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1994:110Rank Score:372
Rank in 1990s841Overall Rank:4,191
Average Rating:  77/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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858.

Transilvanian HungerNorway Darkthrone
Year of Release:1994Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1994:115Rank Score:365
Rank in 1990s858Overall Rank:4,259
Average Rating:  76/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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861.

A Blaze In The Northern SkyNorway Darkthrone
Year of Release:1992Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1992:87Rank Score:365
Rank in 1990s861Overall Rank:4,266
Average Rating:  76/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 81 8%
1991 79 8%
1992 104 10%
1993 101 10%
1994 129 13%
1995 110 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 556 56%
United Kingdom 260 26%
Canada 36 4%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Ireland 16 2%
Norway 15 2%
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