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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.
19901,625160,646 Violator (130th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,648431,967 Nevermind (10th)
by Nirvana
19921,777251,096 Automatic For The People (55th)
by R.E.M.
19931,848266,149 In Utero (53rd)
by Nirvana
19942,054441,893 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19952,147339,056 The Bends (18th)
by Radiohead
19962,275273,754 Pinkerton (103rd)
by Weezer
19972,310432,210 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,273295,295 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,503267,450 Ágætis Byrjun (62nd)
by Sigur Rós
Total20,4603,159,516

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
671.

No More TearsUnited Kingdom Ozzy Osbourne
Year of Release:1991Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1991:50Rank Score:497
Rank in 1990s671Overall Rank:3,326
Average Rating:  70/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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672.

Sci-Fi Lullabies
Compilation
United Kingdom Suede
Year of Release:1997Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1997:68Rank Score:494
Rank in 1990s672Overall Rank:3,340
Average Rating:  76/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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673.

Road ApplesCanada The Tragically Hip
Year of Release:1991Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1991:51Rank Score:493
Rank in 1990s673Overall Rank:3,342
Average Rating:  72/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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674.

Don't Try This At HomeUnited Kingdom Billy Bragg
Year of Release:1991Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1991:52Rank Score:493
Rank in 1990s674Overall Rank:3,345
Average Rating:  69/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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675.

Head MusicUnited Kingdom Suede
Year of Release:1999Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1999:61Rank Score:491
Rank in 1990s675Overall Rank:3,354
Average Rating:  70/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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676.

IsolaSweden Kent
Year of Release:1997Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1997:69Rank Score:491
Rank in 1990s676Overall Rank:3,357
Average Rating:  76/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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677.

Some FriendlyUnited Kingdom The Charlatans
Year of Release:1990Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1990:55Rank Score:490
Rank in 1990s677Overall Rank:3,359
Average Rating:  74/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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678.

StarUnited States Belly (US)
Year of Release:1993Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1993:68Rank Score:488
Rank in 1990s678Overall Rank:3,372
Average Rating:  76/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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679.

El Nervio Del VolcánMexico Caifanes
Year of Release:1994Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1994:87Rank Score:488
Rank in 1990s679Overall Rank:3,374
Average Rating:  76/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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680.

The K & D Sessions
Compilation
Austria Kruder & Dorfmeister
Year of Release:1998Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1998:68Rank Score:488
Rank in 1990s680Overall Rank:3,375
Average Rating:  75/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 81 8%
1991 79 8%
1992 104 10%
1993 100 10%
1994 129 13%
1995 110 11%
1996 113 11%
1997 100 10%
1998 98 10%
1999 86 9%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 556 56%
United Kingdom 259 26%
Canada 36 4%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Ireland 16 2%
Norway 16 2%
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