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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 30,000 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.
19901,624160,722 Violator (130th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,646432,477 Nevermind (10th)
by Nirvana
19921,776251,181 Automatic For The People (55th)
by R.E.M.
19931,847266,159 In Utero (53rd)
by Nirvana
19942,050442,133 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19952,145338,843 The Bends (18th)
by Radiohead
19962,274273,814 Pinkerton (103rd)
by Weezer
19972,309432,030 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,271295,189 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,502267,386 Ágætis Byrjun (62nd)
by Sigur Rós
Total20,4443,159,933

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
501.

1977Ireland Ash
Year of Release:1996Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1996:60Rank Score:755
Rank in 1990s501Overall Rank:2,429
Average Rating:  73/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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502.

FantasmaJapan Cornelius
Year of Release:1997Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1997:48Rank Score:754
Rank in 1990s502Overall Rank:2,434
Average Rating:  78/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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503.

WeldCanada Neil Young And Crazy Horse
Year of Release:1991Appears in:76 charts
Rank in 1991:40Rank Score:753
Rank in 1990s503Overall Rank:2,436
Average Rating:  75/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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504.

Too Far To CareUnited States Old 97's
Year of Release:1997Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1997:49Rank Score:752
Rank in 1990s504Overall Rank:2,439
Average Rating:  73/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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505.

GoodUnited States Morphine
Year of Release:1992Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 1992:46Rank Score:750
Rank in 1990s505Overall Rank:2,443
Average Rating:  76/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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506.

DivaUnited Kingdom Annie Lennox
Year of Release:1992Appears in:76 charts
Rank in 1992:47Rank Score:748
Rank in 1990s506Overall Rank:2,446
Average Rating:  73/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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507.

SlipknotUnited States Slipknot
Year of Release:1999Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1999:49Rank Score:740
Rank in 1990s507Overall Rank:2,469
Average Rating:  70/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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508.

RadiatorUnited Kingdom Super Furry Animals
Year of Release:1997Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1997:50Rank Score:738
Rank in 1990s508Overall Rank:2,474
Average Rating:  76/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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509.

She Hangs BrightlyUnited States Mazzy Star
Year of Release:1990Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 1990:42Rank Score:738
Rank in 1990s509Overall Rank:2,475
Average Rating:  76/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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510.

Pop TatariJapan Boredoms
Year of Release:1992Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1992:48Rank Score:735
Rank in 1990s510Overall Rank:2,477
Average Rating:  73/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 81 8%
1991 79 8%
1992 105 11%
1993 101 10%
1994 129 13%
1995 109 11%
1996 111 11%
1997 100 10%
1998 98 10%
1999 87 9%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 557 56%
United Kingdom 259 26%
Canada 36 4%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Ireland 16 2%
Norway 15 2%
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