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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.
19902,011183,350 Violator (132nd)
by Depeche Mode
19912,023476,389 Nevermind (10th)
by Nirvana
19922,095276,758 Automatic For The People (58th)
by R.E.M.
19932,141298,344 In Utero (52nd)
by Nirvana
19942,326486,477 Grace (49th)
by Jeff Buckley
19952,395368,955 The Bends (18th)
by Radiohead
19962,577301,751 Pinkerton (100th)
by Weezer
19972,610472,851 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,590323,355 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,835294,996 Ágætis Byrjun (66th)
by Sigur Rós
Total23,6033,483,225

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
1.

OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:3,657 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:195,235
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (4,471 votes)
Comments: 721 comments
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4.

The BendsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1995Appears in:2,265 charts
Rank in 1995:1Rank Score:85,855
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (3,163 votes)
Comments: 270 comments
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7.

(What's The Story) Morning Glory?United Kingdom Oasis
Year of Release:1995Appears in:1,406 charts
Rank in 1995:2Rank Score:43,663
Rank in 1990s7Overall Rank:43
Average Rating:  81/100 (2,012 votes)
Comments: 191 comments
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16.

Definitely MaybeUnited Kingdom Oasis
Year of Release:1994Appears in:1,000 charts
Rank in 1994:3Rank Score:29,009
Rank in 1990s16Overall Rank:80
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,527 votes)
Comments: 125 comments
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17.

DummyUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:1994Appears in:1,167 charts
Rank in 1994:4Rank Score:28,807
Rank in 1990s17Overall Rank:81
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,288 votes)
Comments: 85 comments
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26.

If You're Feeling SinisterUnited Kingdom Belle And Sebastian
Year of Release:1996Appears in:823 charts
Rank in 1996:2Rank Score:20,895
Rank in 1990s26Overall Rank:122
Average Rating:  83/100 (946 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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28.

ViolatorUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:1990Appears in:848 charts
Rank in 1990:1Rank Score:19,622
Rank in 1990s28Overall Rank:132
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,008 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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31.

MezzanineUnited Kingdom Massive Attack
Year of Release:1998Appears in:771 charts
Rank in 1998:2Rank Score:18,130
Rank in 1990s31Overall Rank:147
Average Rating:  83/100 (964 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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38.

ParklifeUnited Kingdom Blur
Year of Release:1994Appears in:792 charts
Rank in 1994:10Rank Score:16,025
Rank in 1990s38Overall Rank:167
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,109 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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39.

SouvlakiUnited Kingdom Slowdive
Year of Release:1993Appears in:654 charts
Rank in 1993:4Rank Score:15,838
Rank in 1990s39Overall Rank:170
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (696 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 85 9%
1991 84 8%
1992 101 10%
1993 99 10%
1994 125 13%
1995 109 11%
1996 111 11%
1997 101 10%
1998 99 10%
1999 86 9%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 551 55%
United Kingdom 259 26%
Canada 35 4%
Australia 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 20 2%
Sweden 19 2%
Norway 14 1%
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