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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.
19901,625160,646 Violator (130th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,648431,967 Nevermind (10th)
by Nirvana
19921,777251,096 Automatic For The People (55th)
by R.E.M.
19931,848266,149 In Utero (53rd)
by Nirvana
19942,054441,893 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19952,147339,056 The Bends (18th)
by Radiohead
19962,275273,754 Pinkerton (103rd)
by Weezer
19972,310432,210 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,273295,295 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,503267,450 Ágætis Byrjun (62nd)
by Sigur Rós
Total20,4603,159,516

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
142.

The Shape Of Punk To ComeSweden Refused
Year of Release:1998Appears in:156 charts
Rank in 1998:11Rank Score:3,260
Rank in 1990s142Overall Rank:693
Average Rating:  78/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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361.

Gold
Compilation
Sweden ABBA
Year of Release:1992Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1992:37Rank Score:1,185
Rank in 1990s361Overall Rank:1,673
Average Rating:  80/100 (159 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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375.

Still LifeSweden Opeth
Year of Release:1999Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 1999:37Rank Score:1,116
Rank in 1990s375Overall Rank:1,754
Average Rating:  76/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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389.

HybrisSweden Änglagård
Year of Release:1992Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1992:38Rank Score:1,089
Rank in 1990s389Overall Rank:1,801
Average Rating:  78/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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492.

Slaughter Of The SoulSweden At The Gates
Year of Release:1995Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1995:54Rank Score:779
Rank in 1990s492Overall Rank:2,371
Average Rating:  74/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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515.

And She Closed Her EyesSweden Stina Nordenstam
Year of Release:1994Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1994:63Rank Score:726
Rank in 1990s515Overall Rank:2,504
Average Rating:  77/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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521.

Gran TurismoSweden The Cardigans
Year of Release:1998Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1998:57Rank Score:697
Rank in 1990s521Overall Rank:2,580
Average Rating:  72/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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586.

WildhoneySweden Tiamat
Year of Release:1994Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1994:73Rank Score:587
Rank in 1990s586Overall Rank:2,922
Average Rating:  77/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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648.

The SignSweden Ace Of Base
Year of Release:1993Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1993:64Rank Score:519
Rank in 1990s648Overall Rank:3,214
Average Rating:  60/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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676.

IsolaSweden Kent
Year of Release:1997Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1997:69Rank Score:491
Rank in 1990s676Overall Rank:3,361
Average Rating:  76/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 81 8%
1991 79 8%
1992 104 10%
1993 100 10%
1994 129 13%
1995 110 11%
1996 113 11%
1997 100 10%
1998 98 10%
1999 86 9%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 556 56%
United Kingdom 259 26%
Canada 36 4%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Ireland 16 2%
Norway 16 2%
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