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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.
19901,512147,732 Violator (136th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,535406,300 Nevermind (8th)
by Nirvana
19921,651233,388 Automatic For The People (56th)
by R.E.M.
19931,734246,776 In Utero (51st)
by Nirvana
19941,890413,948 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,963318,316 The Bends (16th)
by Radiohead
19962,098255,780 Pinkerton (97th)
by Weezer
19972,167401,781 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,102275,728 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (18th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,333250,666 Ágætis Byrjun (65th)
by Sigur Rós
Total18,9852,950,415

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
133.

The Shape Of Punk To ComeSweden Refused
Year of Release:1998Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 1998:11Rank Score:3,284
Rank in 1990s133Overall Rank:641
Average Rating:  79/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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334.

Still LifeSweden Opeth
Year of Release:1999Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1999:35Rank Score:1,197
Rank in 1990s334Overall Rank:1,552
Average Rating:  76/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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380.

Gold
Compilation
Sweden ABBA
Year of Release:1992Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1992:37Rank Score:1,011
Rank in 1990s380Overall Rank:1,784
Average Rating:  80/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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437.

HybrisSweden Änglagård
Year of Release:1992Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1992:45Rank Score:853
Rank in 1990s437Overall Rank:2,058
Average Rating:  78/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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463.

Slaughter Of The SoulSweden At The Gates
Year of Release:1995Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1995:51Rank Score:799
Rank in 1990s463Overall Rank:2,175
Average Rating:  75/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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500.

Gran TurismoSweden The Cardigans
Year of Release:1998Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1998:56Rank Score:698
Rank in 1990s500Overall Rank:2,416
Average Rating:  72/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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515.

And She Closed Her EyesSweden Stina Nordenstam
Year of Release:1994Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1994:64Rank Score:656
Rank in 1990s515Overall Rank:2,524
Average Rating:  78/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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552.

WildhoneySweden Tiamat
Year of Release:1994Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1994:69Rank Score:585
Rank in 1990s552Overall Rank:2,774
Average Rating:  78/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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629.

The SignSweden Ace Of Base
Year of Release:1993Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1993:61Rank Score:507
Rank in 1990s629Overall Rank:3,090
Average Rating:  61/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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675.

First Band On The MoonSweden The Cardigans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1996:74Rank Score:463
Rank in 1990s675Overall Rank:3,303
Average Rating:  72/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 3 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 %


The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Blur 6 1%
R.E.M. 5 1%
The Smashing Pumpkins 5 1%
Suede 5 1%
Green Day 5 1%
Sonic Youth 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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