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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.
19901,512147,725 Violator (136th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,535405,905 Nevermind (8th)
by Nirvana
19921,651233,137 Automatic For The People (55th)
by R.E.M.
19931,734246,922 In Utero (51st)
by Nirvana
19941,890413,868 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,963318,078 The Bends (16th)
by Radiohead
19962,097255,596 Pinkerton (97th)
by Weezer
19972,168401,475 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,102275,583 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (18th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,333250,532 Ágætis Byrjun (65th)
by Sigur Rós
Total18,9852,948,821

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
4.

In The Aeroplane Over The SeaUnited States Neutral Milk Hotel
Year of Release:1998Appears in:1,661 charts
Rank in 1998:1Rank Score:76,445
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,833 votes)
Comments: 311 comments
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34.

MezzanineUnited Kingdom Massive Attack
Year of Release:1998Appears in:598 charts
Rank in 1998:2Rank Score:14,630
Rank in 1990s34Overall Rank:150
Average Rating:  82/100 (752 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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50.

Moon SafariFrance Air
Year of Release:1998Appears in:500 charts
Rank in 1998:3Rank Score:10,630
Rank in 1990s50Overall Rank:221
Average Rating:  81/100 (618 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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54.

Music Has The Right To ChildrenUnited Kingdom Boards Of Canada
Year of Release:1998Appears in:372 charts
Rank in 1998:4Rank Score:8,570
Rank in 1990s54Overall Rank:264
Average Rating:  81/100 (441 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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61.

AqueminiUnited States OutKast
Year of Release:1998Appears in:311 charts
Rank in 1998:5Rank Score:6,874
Rank in 1990s61Overall Rank:330
Average Rating:  81/100 (393 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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83.

XOUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1998Appears in:283 charts
Rank in 1998:6Rank Score:5,251
Rank in 1990s83Overall Rank:420
Average Rating:  81/100 (380 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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90.

The Miseducation of Lauryn HillUnited States Lauryn Hill
Year of Release:1998Appears in:278 charts
Rank in 1998:7Rank Score:4,911
Rank in 1990s90Overall Rank:447
Average Rating:  75/100 (429 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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99.

Electro-Shock BluesUnited States Eels
Year of Release:1998Appears in:257 charts
Rank in 1998:8Rank Score:4,499
Rank in 1990s99Overall Rank:483
Average Rating:  79/100 (314 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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101.

Ray Of LightUnited States Madonna
Year of Release:1998Appears in:231 charts
Rank in 1998:9Rank Score:4,370
Rank in 1990s101Overall Rank:495
Average Rating:  72/100 (376 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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119.

Deserter's SongsUnited States Mercury Rev
Year of Release:1998Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 1998:10Rank Score:3,817
Rank in 1990s119Overall Rank:562
Average Rating:  81/100 (321 votes)
Comments: 19 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 %


Blur 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 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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