Best Albums of 1996

Listed below are the best albums of 1996 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1996 year summaryThe best artists of 1996 were Belle And Sebastian, Weezer, DJ Shadow, Tool, Beck, フィッシュマンズ [Fishmans], Swans, OutKast, Manic Street Preachers and Aphex Twin.
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Year of Release:
1996
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216
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1996
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1996
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Buy album United States
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1996
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210
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Buy album United States
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1996
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209
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1996
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207
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1996
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207
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1996
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206
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1996
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204
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1996
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202
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Total albums: 999. Page 12 of 100

Best Albums of 1996 composition

Country Albums %


United States 453 45%
United Kingdom 212 21%
Germany 38 4%
Canada 38 4%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
Sweden 28 3%
Japan 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 923 92%
Yes 77 8%
Live? Albums %
No 968 97%
Yes 32 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. In Rainbows by Radiohead
7. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
14. Nevermind by Nirvana
15. Funeral by Arcade Fire
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
18. Doolittle by Pixies
19. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
20. London Calling by The Clash
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