Best Albums of 1991

Listed below are the best albums of 1991 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 42,000 greatest album charts.

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1991 year summaryThe best artists of 1991 were Nirvana, My Bloody Valentine, Pearl Jam, Slint, U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, A Tribe Called Quest, Talk Talk, Metallica and Primal Scream.
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1991
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56,195
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1991
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42,336
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25,937
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17,299
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15,714
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11,880
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11,441
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10,923
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8,933
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6,748
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1991 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Frank Zappa 4 0%
James Brown 4 0%
Dinosaur Jr. 3 0%
Hawkwind 3 0%
Buzzcocks 2 0%
Dead Moon 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 452 45%
United Kingdom 236 24%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Canada 31 3%
Germany 29 3%
Australia 26 3%
France 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 890 89%
Yes 110 11%
Live? Albums %
No 27 96%
Yes 1 4%
Best Albums of the 1980s
1. Doolittle by Pixies
2. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
3. Remain In Light by Talking Heads
4. The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
5. Disintegration by The Cure
6. The Joshua Tree by U2
7. Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
8. Closer by Joy Division
9. Thriller by Michael Jackson
10. Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
11. Purple Rain by Prince And The Revolution
12. Surfer Rosa by Pixies
13. Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses
14. Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
15. Master Of Puppets by Metallica
16. Graceland by Paul Simon
17. Back In Black by AC/DC
18. Murmur by R.E.M.
19. Spirit Of Eden by Talk Talk
20. Moving Pictures by Rush
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