"Baby with me in the heat turn me loose on you"

- The Stooges
 

Best Albums of the 1990s

« View best albums of the 1980sView best albums of the 2000s »

Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1990s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 27,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
View by decade:
View by year:
1990s decade summary
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 (64th)
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.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: | Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summary (top 1,000)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title | Artist
RankAlbumArtist
41.

ÆnimaUnited States Tool
Year of Release:1996Appears in:401 charts
Rank in 1996:5Rank Score:12,656
Rank in 1990s41Overall Rank:177
Average Rating:  80/100 (587 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
42.

The Lonesome Crowded WestUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:1997Appears in:446 charts
Rank in 1997:4Rank Score:12,321
Rank in 1990s42Overall Rank:181
Average Rating:  84/100 (539 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
43.

SuperunknownUnited States Soundgarden
Year of Release:1994Appears in:512 charts
Rank in 1994:11Rank Score:12,187
Rank in 1990s43Overall Rank:186
Average Rating:  80/100 (725 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
44.

DirtUnited States Alice In Chains
Year of Release:1992Appears in:454 charts
Rank in 1992:4Rank Score:12,011
Rank in 1990s44Overall Rank:190
Average Rating:  81/100 (667 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
45.

The Low End TheoryUnited States A Tribe Called Quest
Year of Release:1991Appears in:487 charts
Rank in 1991:8Rank Score:11,971
Rank in 1990s45Overall Rank:191
Average Rating:  84/100 (591 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
46.

Urban HymnsUnited Kingdom The Verve
Year of Release:1997Appears in:522 charts
Rank in 1997:5Rank Score:11,264
Rank in 1990s46Overall Rank:202
Average Rating:  77/100 (766 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
47.

Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In SpaceUnited Kingdom Spiritualized
Year of Release:1997Appears in:479 charts
Rank in 1997:6Rank Score:11,132
Rank in 1990s47Overall Rank:206
Average Rating:  83/100 (568 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
48.

SouvlakiUnited Kingdom Slowdive
Year of Release:1993Appears in:438 charts
Rank in 1993:4Rank Score:11,107
Rank in 1990s48Overall Rank:209
Average Rating:  84/100 (461 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
49.

ScreamadelicaUnited Kingdom Primal Scream
Year of Release:1991Appears in:494 charts
Rank in 1991:9Rank Score:10,710
Rank in 1990s49Overall Rank:220
Average Rating:  80/100 (636 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
50.

Moon SafariFrance Air
Year of Release:1998Appears in:500 charts
Rank in 1998:3Rank Score:10,628
Rank in 1990s50Overall Rank:221
Average Rating:  81/100 (617 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

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%
Show all
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%
Show all

« View best albums of the 1980sView best albums of the 2000s »

BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Buy from your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes


    Copyright © 2005-2017 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt