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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 28,000 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.
19901,560151,049 Violator (132nd)
by Depeche Mode
19911,584415,897 Nevermind (7th)
by Nirvana
19921,698238,931 Automatic For The People (56th)
by R.E.M.
19931,781253,095 In Utero (52nd)
by Nirvana
19941,941422,922 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19952,033324,194 The Bends (17th)
by Radiohead
19962,173261,451 Pinkerton (99th)
by Weezer
19972,221411,217 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,172281,617 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (18th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,394254,262 Ágætis Byrjun (64th)
by Sigur Rós
Total19,5573,014,636

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
137.

The Shape Of Punk To ComeSweden Refused
Year of Release:1998Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 1998:11Rank Score:3,260
Rank in 1990s137Overall Rank:659
Average Rating:  78/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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357.

Still LifeSweden Opeth
Year of Release:1999Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1999:36Rank Score:1,133
Rank in 1990s357Overall Rank:1,653
Average Rating:  76/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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360.

Gold
Compilation
Sweden ABBA
Year of Release:1992Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1992:37Rank Score:1,111
Rank in 1990s360Overall Rank:1,683
Average Rating:  79/100 (151 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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435.

HybrisSweden Änglagård
Year of Release:1992Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1992:41Rank Score:888
Rank in 1990s435Overall Rank:2,038
Average Rating:  77/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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486.

Slaughter Of The SoulSweden At The Gates
Year of Release:1995Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1995:53Rank Score:756
Rank in 1990s486Overall Rank:2,328
Average Rating:  74/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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515.

Gran TurismoSweden The Cardigans
Year of Release:1998Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1998:57Rank Score:690
Rank in 1990s515Overall Rank:2,492
Average Rating:  72/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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524.

And She Closed Her EyesSweden Stina Nordenstam
Year of Release:1994Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1994:64Rank Score:650
Rank in 1990s524Overall Rank:2,597
Average Rating:  77/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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563.

WildhoneySweden Tiamat
Year of Release:1994Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1994:68Rank Score:587
Rank in 1990s563Overall Rank:2,811
Average Rating:  78/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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643.

The SignSweden Ace Of Base
Year of Release:1993Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1993:63Rank Score:506
Rank in 1990s643Overall Rank:3,155
Average Rating:  60/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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677.

First Band On The MoonSweden The Cardigans
Year of Release:1996Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1996:73Rank Score:467
Rank in 1990s677Overall Rank:3,325
Average Rating:  72/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 82 8%
1991 78 8%
1992 101 10%
1993 102 10%
1994 131 13%
1995 111 11%
1996 114 11%
1997 99 10%
1998 98 10%
1999 84 8%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 561 56%
United Kingdom 265 27%
Canada 32 3%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Norway 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 13 1%
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