Best Albums of 1996

Listed below are the best albums of 1996 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 1996 composition

Country Albums %


United States 459 46%
United Kingdom 216 22%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Germany 38 4%
Canada 36 4%
Sweden 28 3%
Australia 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 926 93%
Yes 75 7%
Live? Albums %
No 975 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 10 1%
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. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
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. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
13. Funeral by Arcade Fire
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. Nevermind by Nirvana
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. London Calling by The Clash
19. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
20. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
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