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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 38,000 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.
19902,092187,995 Violator (130th)
by Depeche Mode
19912,145485,558 Nevermind (10th)
by Nirvana
19922,248284,758 Automatic For The People (57th)
by R.E.M.
19932,319306,893 In Utero (53rd)
by Nirvana
19942,431498,612 Grace (49th)
by Jeff Buckley
19952,532374,856 The Bends (18th)
by Radiohead
19962,702310,115 Pinkerton (100th)
by Weezer
19972,715485,193 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,701331,003 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,936301,524 Ágætis Byrjun (66th)
by Sigur Rós
Total24,8213,566,506

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
651.

Experience Hendrix: The Best Of Jimi Hendrix
Compilation
Mixed Nationality The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1997Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1997:61Rank Score:582
Rank in 1990s651Overall Rank:3,313
Average Rating:  82/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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652.

Lullaby LandUnited States Vampire Rodents
Year of Release:1993Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1993:65Rank Score:582
Rank in 1990s652Overall Rank:3,318
Average Rating:  77/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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653.

Sing To GodUnited Kingdom Cardiacs
Year of Release:1996Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1996:77Rank Score:581
Rank in 1990s653Overall Rank:3,322
Average Rating:  77/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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654.

Goodbye JumboUnited Kingdom World Party
Year of Release:1990Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 1990:54Rank Score:580
Rank in 1990s654Overall Rank:3,329
Average Rating:  74/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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655.

Vision ThingUnited Kingdom The Sisters Of Mercy
Year of Release:1990Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1990:55Rank Score:578
Rank in 1990s655Overall Rank:3,333
Average Rating:  75/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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656.

Big Red Letter DayUnited States Buffalo Tom
Year of Release:1993Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1993:66Rank Score:578
Rank in 1990s656Overall Rank:3,335
Average Rating:  75/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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657.

The Last TemptationUnited States Alice Cooper
Year of Release:1994Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1994:83Rank Score:578
Rank in 1990s657Overall Rank:3,336
Average Rating:  75/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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658.

Title Of RecordUnited States Filter
Year of Release:1999Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1999:60Rank Score:576
Rank in 1990s658Overall Rank:3,341
Average Rating:  72/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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659.

MCMXC a.D.Germany Enigma
Year of Release:1990Appears in:77 charts
Rank in 1990:56Rank Score:576
Rank in 1990s659Overall Rank:3,342
Average Rating:  74/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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660.

In RibbonsUnited Kingdom Pale Saints
Year of Release:1992Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1992:67Rank Score:571
Rank in 1990s660Overall Rank:3,362
Average Rating:  76/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 83 8%
1991 83 8%
1992 98 10%
1993 103 10%
1994 127 13%
1995 107 11%
1996 109 11%
1997 101 10%
1998 101 10%
1999 88 9%
Artist Albums %


The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Blur 6 1%
Sonic Youth 5 1%
Pavement 5 1%
Suede 5 1%
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds 5 1%
Green Day 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 544 54%
United Kingdom 259 26%
Canada 36 4%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Ireland 14 1%
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