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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 36,000 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.
19902,007183,008 Violator (132nd)
by Depeche Mode
19912,021475,787 Nevermind (10th)
by Nirvana
19922,089276,585 Automatic For The People (57th)
by R.E.M.
19932,121298,249 In Utero (52nd)
by Nirvana
19942,323485,977 Grace (49th)
by Jeff Buckley
19952,392368,746 The Bends (18th)
by Radiohead
19962,574301,519 Pinkerton (100th)
by Weezer
19972,604472,273 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,572322,888 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,807294,841 Ágætis Byrjun (66th)
by Sigur Rós
Total23,5103,479,873

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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161.

On Avery IslandUnited States Neutral Milk Hotel
Year of Release:1996Appears in:249 charts
Rank in 1996:20Rank Score:3,227
Rank in 1990s161Overall Rank:772
Average Rating:  79/100 (390 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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162.

Music For The Jilted GenerationUnited Kingdom The Prodigy
Year of Release:1994Appears in:190 charts
Rank in 1994:25Rank Score:3,211
Rank in 1990s162Overall Rank:774
Average Rating:  75/100 (270 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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163.

WishUnited Kingdom The Cure
Year of Release:1992Appears in:236 charts
Rank in 1992:14Rank Score:3,188
Rank in 1990s163Overall Rank:780
Average Rating:  77/100 (347 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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164.

PortisheadUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:260 charts
Rank in 1997:19Rank Score:3,179
Rank in 1990s164Overall Rank:782
Average Rating:  79/100 (408 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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165.

There's Nothing Wrong With LoveUnited States Built To Spill
Year of Release:1994Appears in:191 charts
Rank in 1994:26Rank Score:3,159
Rank in 1990s165Overall Rank:786
Average Rating:  80/100 (230 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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166.

When The Pawn...United States Fiona Apple
Year of Release:1999Appears in:234 charts
Rank in 1999:21Rank Score:3,143
Rank in 1990s166Overall Rank:789
Average Rating:  80/100 (304 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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167.

Being ThereUnited States Wilco
Year of Release:1996Appears in:246 charts
Rank in 1996:21Rank Score:3,141
Rank in 1990s167Overall Rank:791
Average Rating:  80/100 (335 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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168.

The Boy With The Arab StrapUnited Kingdom Belle And Sebastian
Year of Release:1998Appears in:256 charts
Rank in 1998:15Rank Score:3,072
Rank in 1990s168Overall Rank:814
Average Rating:  80/100 (311 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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169.

40 Oz. To FreedomUnited States Sublime
Year of Release:1992Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 1992:15Rank Score:3,060
Rank in 1990s169Overall Rank:816
Average Rating:  74/100 (260 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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170.

GishUnited States The Smashing Pumpkins
Year of Release:1991Appears in:249 charts
Rank in 1991:16Rank Score:3,044
Rank in 1990s170Overall Rank:821
Average Rating:  77/100 (405 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 85 9%
1991 84 8%
1992 102 10%
1993 98 10%
1994 125 13%
1995 110 11%
1996 111 11%
1997 100 10%
1998 99 10%
1999 86 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Alice In Chains 5 1%
R.E.M. 5 1%
The Smashing Pumpkins 5 1%
Pavement 5 1%
Suede 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 552 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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