Best Albums of 1990

Listed below are the best albums of 1990 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1990 year summaryThe best artists of 1990 were Depeche Mode, Cocteau Twins, Ride, Megadeth, Pixies, Sonic Youth, Jane's Addiction, Fugazi, The La's and Public Enemy.
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1990
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12,593
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1990
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9,785
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1990
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4,875
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1990
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4,587
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1990
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4,075
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1990
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3,900
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1990
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3,080
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1990
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2,988
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1990
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2,769
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1990
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2,684
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Best Albums of 1990 composition

Country Albums %


United States 447 45%
United Kingdom 236 24%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Germany 37 4%
Australia 30 3%
Canada 21 2%
France 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 890 89%
Yes 110 11%
Live? Albums %
No 967 97%
Yes 33 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Best Artists of the 2000s
1. Radiohead
2. Arcade Fire
3. The Strokes
4. Coldplay
5. Sufjan Stevens
6. Arctic Monkeys
7. Wilco
8. Animal Collective
9. Muse
10. The White Stripes
11. Kanye West
12. Phil Elverum
13. Interpol
14. Modest Mouse
15. Queens Of The Stone Age
16. Madvillain
17. Godspeed You! Black Emperor
18. LCD Soundsystem
19. The National
20. The Flaming Lips
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