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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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541.

The Razors EdgeAustralia AC/DC
Year of Release:1990Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1990:44Rank Score:649
Rank in 1990s541Overall Rank:2,703
Average Rating:  68/100 (162 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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542.

Black LoveUnited States The Afghan Whigs
Year of Release:1996Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1996:65Rank Score:648
Rank in 1990s542Overall Rank:2,705
Average Rating:  76/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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543.

Liquid SkinUnited Kingdom Gomez
Year of Release:1999Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1999:52Rank Score:648
Rank in 1990s543Overall Rank:2,706
Average Rating:  73/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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544.

Niandra Lades And Usually Just A T-ShirtUnited States John Frusciante
Year of Release:1994Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1994:66Rank Score:646
Rank in 1990s544Overall Rank:2,709
Average Rating:  78/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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545.

Walking WoundedUnited Kingdom Everything But The Girl
Year of Release:1996Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1996:66Rank Score:645
Rank in 1990s545Overall Rank:2,712
Average Rating:  75/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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546.

Collective SoulUnited States Collective Soul
Year of Release:1995Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1995:59Rank Score:645
Rank in 1990s546Overall Rank:2,716
Average Rating:  72/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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547.

Senderos De TraiciónSpain Héroes Del Silencio
Year of Release:1990Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1990:45Rank Score:642
Rank in 1990s547Overall Rank:2,722
Average Rating:  73/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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548.

...I Care Because You DoUnited Kingdom Aphex Twin
Year of Release:1995Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1995:60Rank Score:642
Rank in 1990s548Overall Rank:2,724
Average Rating:  76/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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549.

The Sound Of PerseveranceUnited States Death (Metal)
Year of Release:1998Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1998:60Rank Score:641
Rank in 1990s549Overall Rank:2,725
Average Rating:  77/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Peggy SuicideUnited Kingdom Julian Cope
Year of Release:1991Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1991:43Rank Score:640
Rank in 1990s550Overall Rank:2,733
Average Rating:  76/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 4 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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