Top Albums of the 1990s





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1 3 Nirvana Nevermind 1991 Grunge
2 10 Radiohead OK Computer 1997 Alternative Rock, Art Rock
3 38 Massive Attack Blue Lines 1991 Trip Hop
4 43 R.E.M. Automatic for the People 1992 Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
5 54 Beck Odelay 1996 Alternative Rock
6 56 My Bloody Valentine Loveless 1991 Noise Pop, Shoegaze
7 59 Jeff Buckley Grace 1994 Alternative Rock, Singer/Songwriter
8 65 Portishead Dummy 1994 Trip Hop
9 77 DJ Shadow Endtroducing..... 1996 Experimental Hip Hop, Instrumental Hip Hop, Plunderphonics
10 80 U2 Achtung Baby 1991 Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
11 84 Primal Scream Screamadelica 1991 Alternative Dance, Neo-Psychedelia
12 87 Oasis (What's the Story) Morning Glory? 1995 Britpop
13 88 Radiohead The Bends 1995 Alternative Rock
14 110 Pavement Slanted and Enchanted 1992 Lo-Fi Indie, Noise Pop
15 111 Oasis Definitely Maybe 1994 Britpop
16 118 Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) 1993 Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop
17 125 The Flaming Lips The Soft Bulletin 1999 Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
18 126 Public Enemy Fear of a Black Planet 1990 Conscious Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop
19 127 Nirvana In Utero 1993 Grunge
20 128 Dr. Dre The Chronic 1992 G-Funk, Gangsta Rap
21 133 Pulp Different Class 1995 Britpop
22 134 Björk Debut 1993 Alternative Dance, Art Pop
23 137 Smashing Pumpkins Siamese Dream 1993 Alternative Rock
24 138 Pearl Jam Ten 1991 Grunge, Hard Rock
25 139 Air Moon Safari 1998 Ambient Pop, Downtempo
26 144 Blur Parklife 1994 Britpop
27 154 Lauryn Hill The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 1998 Contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul
28 158 Daft Punk Homework 1997 French House
29 166 Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine 1992 Rap Metal, Rap Rock
30 167 Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral 1994 Industrial Rock
31 170 Tricky Maxinquaye 1995 Trip Hop
32 190 Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik 1991 Alternative Rock, Funk Rock
33 196 Pavement Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain 1994 Indie Rock
34 200 PJ Harvey To Bring You My Love 1995 Alternative Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter
35 205 Sigur Rós Agætis Byrjun 1999 Post-Rock
36 207 Nas Illmatic 1994 Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop
37 210 A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory 1991 Conscious Hip Hop, Jazz Rap
38 213 Belle and Sebastian If You're Feeling Sinister 1996 Chamber Pop, Twee Pop
39 216 Metallica Metallica ("The Black Album") 1991 Heavy Metal
40 220 Björk Homogenic 1997 Art Pop, Electronic, Progressive Pop
41 232 Björk Post 1995 Art Pop, Electronic, Progressive Pop
42 241 The Chemical Brothers Dig Your Own Hole 1997 Big Beat
43 242 Liz Phair Exile in Guyville 1993 Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Indie Rock
44 247 The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs 1999 Indie Pop
45 253 Hole Live Through This 1994 Grunge
46 256 Soundgarden Superunknown 1994 Grunge
47 258 The Notorious B.I.G. Ready to Die 1994 Boom Bap, Gangsta Rap
48 261 Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea 1998 Indie Folk, Indie Rock
49 265 The Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness 1995 Alternative Rock
50 267 Spiritualized Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space 1997 Neo-Psychedelia, Space Rock
51 268 Beastie Boys Ill Communication 1994 Hip Hop
52 280 Bob Dylan Time Out of Mind 1997 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
53 283 The Verve Urban Hymns 1997 Britpop
54 287 Slint Spiderland 1991 Math Rock, Post-Rock
55 288 Weezer Weezer ("The Blue Album") 1994 Alternative Rock, Power Pop
56 300 Elliott Smith Either/Or 1997 Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter
57 307 Green Day Dookie 1994 Pop Punk
58 309 Nirvana MTV Unplugged in New York 1994 Acoustic Rock, Alternative Rock
59 316 Moby Play 1999 Downtempo
60 326 PJ Harvey Rid of Me 1993 Alternative Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter
61 331 R.E.M. Out of Time 1991 Jangle Pop
62 335 Happy Mondays Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches 1990 Baggy / Madchester
63 336 Lucinda Williams Car Wheels on a Gravel Road 1998 Alt-Country, Americana
64 340 Fugees The Score 1996 Conscious Hip Hop
65 342 Massive Attack Mezzanine 1998 Trip Hop
66 343 Bonnie "Prince" Billy I See a Darkness 1999 Alt-Country, Americana, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
67 344 Depeche Mode Violator 1990 Synthpop
68 352 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92 1992 Ambient Techno, IDM
69 362 Mercury Rev Deserter's Songs 1998 Chamber Pop, Neo-Psychedelia
70 366 Beck Mellow Gold 1994 Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Lo-Fi Indie
71 369 Johnny Cash American Recordings 1994 Americana
72 391 Beastie Boys Check Your Head 1992 Hip Hop
73 396 Tortoise Millions Now Living Will Never Die 1996 Experimental Rock, Post-Rock
74 397 The Prodigy Music for the Jilted Generation 1994 Big Beat
75 403 Sonic Youth Goo 1990 Alternative Rock, Noise Rock
76 406 Eminem The Slim Shady LP 1999 Hardcore Hip Hop
77 410 Boards of Canada Music Has the Right to Children 1998 Ambient Techno, IDM
78 420 Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill 1995 Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
79 422 Leftfield Leftism 1995 Progressive House
80 441 Jane's Addiction Ritual De Lo Habitual 1990 Alternative Rock
81 443 Talk Talk Laughing Stock 1991 Post-Rock
82 446 The Prodigy The Fat of the Land 1997 Big Beat
83 459 OutKast Aquemini 1998 Conscious Hip Hop
84 466 Weezer Pinkerton 1996 Alternative Rock, Power Pop
85 473 Fatboy Slim You've Come a Long Way, Baby 1998 Big Beat
86 477 Sinéad O'Connor I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got 1990 Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
87 480 The Breeders Last Splash 1993 Alternative Rock
88 489 Suede Suede 1993 Britpop
89 492 PJ Harvey Dry 1992 Alternative Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter
90 495 Yo La Tengo I Can Hear the Heart Beating As One 1997 Indie Rock, Noise Pop
91 500 Elliott Smith XO 1998 Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
92 501 Tori Amos Little Earthquakes 1992 Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
93 506 Buena Vista Social Club Buena Vista Social Club 1997 Afro-Cuban Jazz, Bolero, Son Cubano
94 514 Pet Shop Boys Behaviour 1990 Synthpop
95 519 Alice in Chains Dirt 1992 Alternative Metal, Grunge
96 521 The La's The La's 1990 Jangle Pop
97 526 Missy Misdemeanor Elliott Supa Dupa Fly 1997 Pop Rap
98 529 The Chemical Brothers Exit Planet Dust 1995 Big Beat
99 531 Sleater-Kinney Dig Me Out 1997 Indie Rock, Punk Rock
100 533 Wilco Summerteeth 1999 Indie Rock, Pop Rock
101 534 Underworld Dubnobasswithmyheadman 1993 Techno
102 536 Guided by Voices Bee Thousand 1994 Lo-Fi Indie
103 542 Tom Waits Bone Machine 1992 Experimental Rock, Singer/Songwriter
104 544 Madonna Ray of Light 1998 Downtempo, Pop
105 548 Manu Chao Clandestino 1998 Latin Alternative
106 557 TLC CrazySexyCool 1994 Contemporary R&B
107 562 Wilco Being There 1996 Alt-Country, Country Rock, Roots Rock
108 571 Snoop Doggy Dogg Doggystyle 1993 G-Funk, Gangsta Rap
109 578 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds The Boatman's Call 1997 Singer/Songwriter
110 581 The Orb The Orb's Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld 1991 Ambient Dub, Ambient House
111 588 Teenage Fanclub Bandwagonesque 1991 Jangle Pop, Power Pop
112 589 Goldie Timeless 1995 Atmospheric Drum and Bass
113 598 Erykah Badu Baduizm 1997 Neo-Soul
114 611 Fugazi Repeater 1990 Post-Hardcore
115 623 Stereolab Emperor Tomato Ketchup 1996 Art Pop, Experimental Rock
116 629 Roni Size / Reprazent New Forms 1997 Jazzstep
117 636 Pixies Bossanova 1990 Indie Rock
118 644 Basement Jaxx Remedy 1999 Dance-Pop, Funky House
119 650 The KLF The White Room 1991 Acid House
120 655 Blur Blur 1997 Indie Rock
121 657 A Tribe Called Quest Midnight Marauders 1993 Boom Bap, Jazz Rap
122 660 Neil Young and Crazy Horse Ragged Glory 1990 Hard Rock
123 668 Sugar Copper Blue 1992 Alternative Rock, Power Pop
124 678 The Afghan Whigs Gentlemen 1993 Alternative Rock
125 681 Suede Dog Man Star 1994 Britpop, Glam Rock
126 685 Manic Street Preachers Everything Must Go 1996 Britpop
127 696 The Roots Things Fall Apart 1999 Conscious Hip Hop
128 697 Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... 1995 Boom Bap, Gangsta Rap
129 707 Massive Attack Protection 1994 Trip Hop
130 712 Manic Street Preachers The Holy Bible 1994 Alternative Rock
131 725 Sonic Youth Dirty 1992 Alternative Rock, Noise Rock
132 726 Sepultura Roots 1996 Groove Metal, Nu Metal
133 742 Portishead Portishead 1997 Trip Hop
134 748 Tool Aenima 1996 Alternative Metal
135 749 The Dismemberment Plan Emergency & I 1999 Indie Rock
136 750 Mogwai Young Team 1997 Post-Rock
137 757 Garbage Garbage 1995 Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
138 766 Aphex Twin Richard D. James Album 1996 IDM
139 768 Morrissey Vauxhall and I 1994 Indie Pop, Pop Rock
140 776 Blur 13 1999 Art Rock, Indie Rock
141 782 Pearl Jam Vs 1993 Grunge
142 783 Orbital Orbital ("The Brown Album") 1993 Techno
143 793 Foo Fighters Foo Fighters 1995 Post-Grunge
144 797 Genius/GZA Liquid Swords 1995 Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop
145 798 Tom Waits Mule Variations 1999 Blues Rock, Singer/Songwriter
146 799 Ride Nowhere 1990 Shoegaze
147 800 Jay-Z Reasonable Doubt 1996 Boom Bap
148 811 Beck Midnite Vultures 1999 Alternative Rock, Funk Rock
149 827 Mos Def Black on Both Sides 1999 Conscious Hip Hop
150 838 Soundgarden Badmotorfinger 1991 Alternative Metal, Grunge, Hard Rock
151 840 Belle and Sebastian Tigermilk 1996 Chamber Pop, Twee Pop
152 843 Beck Mutations 1998 Alternative Rock, Folk Rock
153 845 Elastica Elastica 1995 Britpop, Indie Rock
154 847 D'Angelo Brown Sugar 1995 Neo-Soul
155 857 A Tribe Called Quest People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm 1990 Jazz Rap
156 859 Modest Mouse The Lonesome Crowded West 1997 Lo-Fi Indie
157 864 The Boo Radleys Giant Steps 1993 Indie Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
158 867 Pulp This Is Hardcore 1998 Art Rock, Britpop
159 877 Pantera Vulgar Display of Power 1992 Groove Metal, Thrash Metal
160 878 Godspeed You! Black Emperor F♯A♯∞ 1997 Post-Rock
161 888 Arrested Development 3 Years, 5 Months and 2 Days in the Life of... 1992 Hip Hop
162 894 Crowded House Woodface 1991 Pop Rock
163 897 Tindersticks Tindersticks 1993 Chamber Pop
164 901 Bob Dylan The Bootleg Series Vol. 4 - Live 1966: The "Royal Albert Hall" Concert 1998 Contemporary Folk, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
165 904 Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion II 1991 Hard Rock
166 916 Placebo Without You I'm Nothing 1998 Alternative Rock
167 921 Blumfeld L'Etat Et Moi 1994 Indie Rock
168 926 Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion I 1991 Hard Rock
169 928 The Lemonheads It's a Shame About Ray 1992 Alternative Rock, Power Pop
170 943 Pearl Jam Vitalogy 1994 Grunge
171 946 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead 1991 Conscious Hip Hop
172 961 Built to Spill Keep It Like a Secret 1999 Indie Rock
173 966 Fiona Apple Tidal 1996 Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
174 981 LFO Frequencies 1991 IDM, Techno
175 982 The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death 1997 Gangsta Rap
176 992 k.d. Lang Ingénue 1992 Adult Contemporary, Country Pop, Singer/Songwriter
177 998 Ministry Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed & the Way to Suck Eggs 1992 Industrial Metal
178 999 Kyuss Welcome to Sky Valley 1994 Stoner Metal, Stoner Rock
179 1003 Pet Shop Boys Very 1993 Synthpop
180 1008 Pixies Trompe le Monde 1991 Indie Rock
181 1009 The Jayhawks Hollywood Town Hall 1992 Alt-Country, Americana, Country Rock
182 1011 Faith No More Angel Dust 1992 Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock
183 1012 2Pac All Eyez on Me 1996 Gangsta Rap
184 1013 Guided by Voices Alien Lanes 1995 Lo-Fi Indie
185 1015 The Black Crowes The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion 1992 Blues Rock, Southern Rock
186 1030 Cypress Hill Cypress Hill 1991 Gangsta Rap
187 1031 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds The Good Son 1990 Gothic Rock, Singer/Songwriter
188 1032 Eels Beautiful Freak 1996 Alternative Rock, Indie Pop
189 1038 Built to Spill Perfect from Now On 1997 Indie Rock
190 1039 Scott Walker Tilt 1995 Experimental, Singer/Songwriter
191 1046 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Let Love In 1994 Alternative Rock, Post-Punk
192 1047 The Beta Band The Three EP's 1998 Indie Rock
193 1049 Built to Spill There's Nothing Wrong with Love 1994 Indie Rock
194 1055 Blues Explosion Orange 1994 Garage Punk, Punk Blues
195 1056 Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles 1999 Rap Metal
196 1082 Kyuss Blues for the Red Sun 1992 Stoner Metal, Stoner Rock
197 1093 Cocteau Twins Heaven or Las Vegas 1990 Dream Pop
198 1094 Cornershop When I Was Born for the 7th Time 1997 Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Indietronica
199 1100 Shellac At Action Park 1994 Math Rock, Noise Rock, Post-Hardcore
200 1104 Teenage Fanclub Grand Prix 1995 Jangle Pop, Power Pop
201 1108 The KLF Chill Out 1990 Ambient
202 1111 Bruce Springsteen The Ghost of Tom Joad 1995 Americana, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
203 1121 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Murder Ballads 1996 Alternative Rock, Singer/Songwriter
204 1130 LL Cool J Mama Said Knock You Out 1990 Hip Hop
205 1140 Billy Bragg & Wilco Mermaid Avenue 1998 Alt-Country, Americana, Folk Rock
206 1163 Noir Désir Tostaky 1992 Alternative Rock     
207 1172 Korn Korn 1994 Nu Metal
208 1178 Supergrass I Should Coco 1995 Britpop, Power Pop
209 1180 Autechre Tri Repetae 1995 IDM
210 1187 Refused The Shape of Punk to Come 1998 Hardcore Punk, Post-Hardcore
211 1190 Derrick May Innovator: Soundtrack for the Tenth Planet / Innovator [1997] 1991 Detroit Techno     
212 1213 Supergrass In It for the Money 1997 Britpop
213 1219 Beastie Boys Hello Nasty 1998 Hip Hop
214 1227 Emmylou Harris Wrecking Ball 1995 Alt-Country
215 1234 The Verve A Northern Soul 1995 Britpop, Neo-Psychedelia
216 1250 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II 1994 Ambient, Electronic
217 1254 Neil Young and Crazy Horse Weld 1991 Hard Rock
218 1267 The Jesus Lizard Goat 1991 Noise Rock
219 1272 Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication 1999 Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
220 1276 Pulp His 'n' Hers 1994 Britpop
221 1278 Ash 1977 1996 Britpop, Pop Punk
222 1281 Marilyn Manson Antichrist Superstar 1996 Industrial Metal, Industrial Rock
223 1287 Tocotronic Digital Ist Besser 1995 Indie Rock, Noise Pop     
224 1290 Ben Folds Five Whatever and Ever Amen 1997 Piano Rock
225 1292 Temple of the Dog Temple of the Dog 1991 Grunge
226 1300 Palace Brothers There Is No-One What Will Take Care of You 1993 Alt-Country, Indie Folk
227 1311 Pavement Wowee Zowee 1995 Indie Rock
228 1315 Alain Bashung Fantaisie Militaire 1998 Nouvelle chanson franšaise     
229 1316 Cypress Hill Black Sunday 1993 Gangsta Rap
230 1324 dEUS The Ideal Crash 1999 Alternative Rock, Art Rock
231 1327 Therapy? Troublegum 1994 Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock
232 1330 Blur Modern Life Is Rubbish 1993 Britpop
233 1333 Calexico The Black Light 1998 Alt-Country, Americana
234 1334 Lou Reed and John Cale Songs for Drella 1990 Art Rock
235 1335 Ice Cube AmeriKKKas Most Wanted 1990 Gangsta Rap, Political Hip Hop
236 1339 R.E.M. New Adventures in Hi-Fi 1996 Alternative Rock
237 1342 Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape 1997 Post-Grunge
238 1352 Stereo MC's Connected 1992 Alternative Dance, Dance-Pop
239 1354 Death in Vegas The Contino Sessions 1999 Psychedelic Rock, Trip Hop
240 1368 The Pharcyde Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde 1992 Boom Bap, Jazz Rap
241 1369 The Offspring Smash 1994 Skate Punk
242 1372 The Orb U.F.Orb 1992 Ambient Dub, Ambient House, Dub Techno
243 1376 Los Lobos Kiko 1992 Tex-Mex
244 1380 Mary J. Blige My Life 1994 Contemporary R&B
245 1385 Paul Weller Wild Wood 1993 Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
246 1391 Fugazi In On the Kill Taker 1993 Post-Hardcore
247 1392 Super Furry Animals Radiator 1997 Alternative Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
248 1399 Moby Everything Is Wrong 1995 Electronic
249 1401 The Chemical Brothers Surrender 1999 Big Beat
250 1405 The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy Hypocrisy Is the Greatest Luxury 1992 Conscious Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop
251 1407 Uncle Tupelo Anodyne 1993 Alt-Country, Americana
252 1410 Gang Starr Step in the Arena 1990 Jazz Rap
253 1415 Spiritualized Lazer-Guided Melodies 1992 Dream Pop, Neo-Psychedelia, Space Rock
254 1419 PJ Harvey Is This Desire? 1998 Alternative Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter
255 1420 Travis The Man Who 1999 Britpop
256 1421 Deee-Lite World Clique 1990 Dance-Pop, House
257 1422 Sublime Sublime 1996 Alternative Rock, Ska Punk
258 1427 Stereolab Transient Random-Noise Bursts with Announcements 1993 Experimental Rock, Noise Pop
259 1437 Ali Farka Touré with Ry Cooder Talking Timbuktu 1994 Blues, Mande Music, Songhai Music
260 1449 Eric Clapton Unplugged 1992 Acoustic Blues, Acoustic Rock
261 1469 The Auteurs New Wave 1993 Britpop, Indie Pop
262 1476 Dr. Octagon Dr. Octagonecologyst 1996 Abstract Hip Hop
263 1477 Public Enemy Apocalypse '91 - The Enemy Strikes Black 1991 Conscious Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop
264 1478 Mobb Deep The Infamous... 1995 Boom Bap, Gangsta Rap
265 1479 Ice-T O.G. Original Gangster 1991 Gangsta Rap
266 1480 The Sundays Reading, Writing and Arithmetic 1990 Dream Pop, Indie Pop, Jangle Pop
267 1481 Miossec Boire 1995 Nouvelle chanson franšaise
268 1483 Red House Painters Red House Painters [Rollercoaster] 1993 Slowcore
269 1484 Underworld Second Toughest in the Infants 1996 Techno
270 1486 Nine Inch Nails The Fragile 1999 Alternative Rock, Industrial Rock
271 1487 Ice Cube Death Certificate 1991 Gangsta Rap, Political Hip Hop
272 1498 Tindersticks Tindersticks (II) 1995 Chamber Pop
273 1502 A Guy Called Gerald Black Secret Technology 1995 Atmospheric Drum and Bass     
274 1503 John Zorn Naked City 1990 Avant-Garde Jazz
275 1509 Counting Crows August and Everything After 1993 Alternative Rock, Folk Rock
276 1510 Yo La Tengo Painful 1993 Indie Rock, Noise Pop
277 1515 Rancid ...And Out Come the Wolves 1995 Ska Punk
278 1517 Matthew Sweet Girlfriend 1991 Jangle Pop, Power Pop
279 1527 Neil Young and Crazy Horse Sleeps with Angels 1994 Rock
280 1528 Sarah McLachlan Fumbling Towards Ecstasy 1993 Pop, Singer/Songwriter
281 1531 The Breeders Pod 1990 Noise Pop
282 1536 Jawbox For Your Own Special Sweetheart 1994 Alternative Rock, Post-Hardcore
283 1537 2Pac Me Against the World 1995 Conscious Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap
284 1549 Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Mustt Mustt 1990 Qawwali
285 1553 Cesaria Evora Miss Perfumado 1992 Morna
286 1562 Orbital In Sides 1996 Ambient Techno
287 1571 Neil Young Harvest Moon 1992 Acoustic Rock, Country Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
288 1577 Belle and Sebastian The Boy with the Arab Strap 1998 Chamber Pop, Twee Pop
289 1584 L7 Bricks are Heavy 1992 Grunge, Riot Grrrl
290 1585 dEUS Worst Case Scenario 1994 Art Rock, Indie Rock
291 1587 Khaled Khaled 1992 Pop Ra´
292 1588 Morrissey Your Arsenal 1992 Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
293 1595 No Doubt Tragic Kingdom 1995 Alternative Rock, Pop Rock, Third Wave Ska
294 1611 Mazzy Star So Tonight That I Might See 1993 Dream Pop, Neo-Psychedelia
295 1615 Mogwai Come On Die Young 1999 Post-Rock
296 1618 David Holmes Let's Get Killed 1997 Breakbeat, Trip Hop
297 1629 Blink-182 Enema of the State 1999 Pop Punk
298 1634 Buju Banton Til Shiloh 1995 Ragga
299 1635 Shelby Lynne I Am Shelby Lynne 1999 Country Pop
300 1650 Sunny Day Real Estate Diary 1994 Midwest Emo
301 1651 Fiona Apple When the Pawn... 1999 Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
302 1654 Prefab Sprout Jordan: The Comeback 1990 Art Pop, Sophisti-Pop
303 1658 Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach Painted from Memory 1998 Adult Contemporary
304 1665 Suede Coming Up 1996 Britpop, Glam Rock
305 1667 Tori Amos Under the Pink 1994 Singer/Songwriter
306 1670 Tortoise TNT 1998 Electronic, Experimental Rock, Post-Rock
307 1682 Sebadoh Bakesale 1994 Indie Rock
308 1698 Sizzla Black Woman & Child 1997 Ragga, Roots Reggae
309 1700 Aphex Twin I Care Because You Do 1995 IDM
310 1712 U2 Zooropa 1993 Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
311 1717 Lou Reed Magic and Loss 1992 Art Rock
312 1719 Le Tigre Le Tigre 1999 Dance-Punk, Indietronica, Riot Grrrl
313 1732 Pavement Brighten the Corners 1997 Indie Rock
314 1733 Janet Jackson The Velvet Rope 1997 Contemporary R&B, Pop
315 1734 Pearl Jam No Code 1996 Alternative Rock
316 1742 Dr. Dre 2001 1999 Gangsta Rap
317 1747 Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age 1998 Stoner Rock
318 1748 Eels Electro-Shock Blues 1998 Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Singer/Songwriter
319 1763 Manic Street Preachers Generation Terrorists 1992 Alternative Rock, Hard Rock
320 1767 XTC Apple Venus Volume 1 1999 Art Pop, Chamber Pop, Pop Rock
321 1788 Saint Etienne Foxbase Alpha 1991 Alternative Dance, Indie Pop
322 1789 Carl Craig More Songs About Food and Revolutionary Art 1997 Detroit Techno
323 1798 Frank Black Teenager of the Year 1994 Alternative Rock
324 1801 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Henry's Dream 1992 Post-Punk, Punk Blues, Singer/Songwriter
325 1805 World Party Goodbye Jumbo 1990 Pop Rock
326 1809 Oval 94 Diskont 1995 Glitch
327 1810 The Black Crowes Shake Your Money Maker 1990 Blues Rock, Hard Rock, Southern Rock
328 1821 Helmet Meantime 1992 Alternative Metal
329 1823 Morphine Cure for Pain 1993 Alternative Rock, Jazz-Rock
330 1836 Mouse on Mars Iaora Tahiti 1995 Ambient Techno, IDM
331 1841 R.E.M. Monster 1994 Alternative Rock
332 1845 Primal Scream Vanishing Point 1997 Alternative Dance
333 1850 Autechre Incunabula 1993 Ambient Techno, IDM
334 1862 Mary J. Blige What's the 411? 1992 New Jack Swing
335 1869 Beth Orton Central Reservation 1999 Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
336 1871 Black Dog Productions Bytes 1993 IDM
337 1877 Grant Lee Buffalo Fuzzy 1993 Alt-Country, Americana, Indie Rock
338 1879 Black Star Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star 1998 Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop
339 1885 Maxwell Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite 1996 Contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul     
340 1897 Ani DiFranco Dilate 1996 Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Folk Rock
341 1898 Sleater-Kinney Call the Doctor 1996 Indie Rock, Riot Grrrl
342 1899 The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Now I Got Worry 1996 Alternative Rock, Garage Punk, Punk Blues
343 1909 Sparklehorse Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot 1995 Lo-Fi Indie
344 1919 Cassandra Wilson Blue Light 'Til Dawn 1993 Vocal Jazz
345 1921 MF Doom Operation: Doomsday 1999 Abstract Hip Hop
346 1932 Gang Starr Moment of Truth 1998 Boom Bap
347 1933 Blur The Great Escape 1995 Britpop
348 1935 Social Distortion White Light, White Heat, White Trash 1996 Punk Rock
349 1936 The Flaming Lips Zaireeka 1997 Experimental Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
350 1944 Mercury Rev Yerself Is Steam 1991 Experimental Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
351 1945 Michael Jackson Dangerous 1991 Contemporary R&B, Pop
352 1948 The Jayhawks Tomorrow the Green Grass 1995 Alt-Country, Americana
353 1950 Patti Smith Gone Again 1996 Rock, Singer/Songwriter
354 1966 Everything But the Girl Walking Wounded 1996 Trip Hop
355 1972 Cat Power Moon Pix 1998 Singer/Songwriter, Slowcore
356 1973 The Tragically Hip Fully Completely 1992 Rock
357 1977 Slowdive Souvlaki 1993 Dream Pop, Shoegaze     
358 1985 Fugazi Red Medicine 1995 Post-Hardcore
359 1986 Living Colour Time's Up 1990 Funk Metal, Hard Rock
360 1989 Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth Mecca and the Soul Brother 1992 Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop, Jazz Rap
361 1995 Black Grape It's Great when You're Straight...Yeah 1995 Alternative Dance, Britpop
362 1996 Deftones Around the Fur 1997 Nu Metal
363 2010 The Sabres of Paradise Haunted Dancehall 1994 Ambient, IDM
364 2037 Sheryl Crow Tuesday Night Music Club 1993 Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
365 2039 R.E.M. Up 1998 Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
366 2042 Lenny Kravitz Mama Said 1991 Rock
367 2047 Boredoms Vision Creation Newsun 1999 Experimental Rock, Psychedelic Rock     
368 2049 Pearl Jam Yield 1998 Alternative Rock     
369 2056 Screaming Trees Dust 1996 Grunge
370 2060 Element of Crime Weißes Papier 1993 Indie Pop, Liedermacher     
371 2084 Mark Hollis Mark Hollis 1998 Ambient Pop, Singer/Songwriter
372 2109 Dinosaur Jr. Where You Been 1993 Alternative Rock
373 2112 Herbert Around the House 1998 Microhouse
374 2133 Blumfeld Old Nobody 1999 Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
375 2140 Gomez Bring It On 1998 Indie Rock
376 2142 Slayer Seasons in the Abyss 1990 Thrash Metal
377 2143 Photek Modus Operandi 1997 Atmospheric Drum and Bass     
378 2147 David Gray White Ladder 1998 Singer/Songwriter, Soft Rock
379 2152 Turbonegro Apocalypse Dudes 1998 Glam Punk, Hard Rock
380 2155 UNKLE Psyence Fiction 1998 Trip Hop
381 2157 Super Furry Animals Fuzzy Logic 1996 Indie Rock, Neo-Psychedelia, Power Pop
382 2158 Palace Music Viva Last Blues 1995 Folk Rock
383 2164 Low Secret Name 1999 Slowcore
384 2166 Yo La Tengo Electr-O-Pura 1995 Indie Rock, Noise Pop
385 2174 Slipknot Slipknot 1999 Nu Metal
386 2179 Kruder & Dorfmeister The K & D Sessions 1998 Trip Hop     
387 2183 Tricky Pre-Millennium Tension 1996 Experimental Hip Hop, Trip Hop
388 2186 Janet Jackson janet. 1993 Contemporary R&B, Dance-Pop
389 2191 George Michael Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 1990 Pop
390 2197 Robert Wyatt Shleep 1997 Canterbury Scene, Singer/Songwriter
391 2199 OutKast ATLiens 1996 Hip Hop
392 2205 Hole Celebrity Skin 1998 Alternative Rock, Power Pop
393 2209 Shack H.M.S. Fable 1999 Britpop
394 2218 Ben Harper Welcome to the Cruel World 1994 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
395 2228 System of a Down System of a Down 1998 Alternative Metal
396 2232 Underworld Beaucoup Fish 1999 Progressive House, Techno
397 2243 Company Flow Funcrusher Plus 1997 Abstract Hip Hop, Experimental Hip Hop
398 2251 Screaming Trees Sweet Oblivion 1992 Grunge
399 2253 Suprême NTM Paris sous les bombes 1995 Boom Bap, French Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop     
400 2260 Steve Earle El Corazon 1997 Alt-Country, Americana, Country Rock, Singer/Songwriter
401 2266 The Wedding Present Seamonsters 1991 Indie Rock, Noise Pop
402 2272 Ice Cube The Predator 1992 Gangsta Rap, Political Hip Hop
403 2291 The Divine Comedy Casanova 1996 Chamber Pop
404 2296 Cassandra Wilson New Moon Daughter 1995 Vocal Jazz
405 2297 Pavement Terror Twilight 1999 Indie Rock
406 2299 The Olivia Tremor Control Music from the Unrealized Film Script, Dusk at Cubist Castle 1996 Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
407 2302 Sepultura Chaos A.D. 1993 Groove Metal, Thrash Metal
408 2310 The Afghan Whigs 1965 1998 Alternative Rock
409 2314 Aimee Mann Whatever 1993 Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
410 2325 Tortoise Tortoise 1994 Post-Rock
411 2327 Shania Twain Come On Over 1997 Country Pop
412 2333 Silver Jews American Water 1998 Indie Rock
413 2340 Robert Hood Minimal Nation 1994 Detroit Techno, Minimal Techno
414 2348 Simply Red Stars 1991 Blue Eyed Soul, Pop Soul, Sophisti-Pop
415 2351 Super Furry Animals Guerrilla 1999 Neo-Psychedelia
416 2356 Angelo Badalamenti Soundtrack from Twin Peaks 1990 Ambient Pop, Dark Jazz, Television Music     
417 2362 Son Volt Trace 1995 Alt-Country, Americana
418 2363 Lambchop How I Quit Smoking 1996 Alt-Country, Americana, Chamber Pop
419 2365 Megadeth Rust in Peace 1990 Speed Metal, Thrash Metal
420 2372 American Music Club Everclear 1991 Folk Rock, Slowcore
421 2398 Korn Follow the Leader 1998 Nu Metal
422 2404 Jim O'Rourke Eureka 1999 Art Pop, Chamber Pop, Jazz Pop
423 2405 Ween Chocolate and Cheese 1994 Alternative Rock
424 2418 Boredoms Super AE 1998 Experimental Rock, Noise Rock, Psychedelic Rock
425 2427 Live Throwing Copper 1994 Post-Grunge
426 2436 The Divine Comedy Liberation 1993 Chamber Pop
427 2443 Garbage Version 2.0 1998 Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
428 2449 Manic Street Preachers This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours 1998 Britpop
429 2460 Global Communication 76:14 1994 Ambient, Ambient Techno
430 2462 Rufus Wainwright Rufus Wainwright 1998 Singer/Songwriter
431 2463 Stereolab Dots and Loops 1997 Art Pop, Electronic
432 2466 Codeine Frigid Stars LP 1990 Slowcore
433 2485 Sonny Sharrock Ask the Ages 1991 Avant-Garde Jazz
434 2486 Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang Forever 1997 Hardcore Hip Hop
435 2487 Mansun Attack of the Grey Lantern 1997 Britpop     
436 2489 Electronic Electronic 1991 Alternative Dance, Synthpop
437 2490 Wyclef Jean The Carnival 1997 Pop Rap
438 2504 Prince & The New Power Generation O(+> ("Love Symbol Album") 1992 Contemporary R&B, Funk, Pop Rock, Pop Soul
439 2506 Urge Overkill Saturation 1993 Alternative Rock
440 2507 Motorpsycho Timothy's Monster 1994 Indie Rock
441 2512 Sebadoh III 1991 Lo-Fi Indie
442 2519 The Smashing Pumpkins Adore 1998 Alternative Rock
443 2522 Plastikman Musik 1994 Minimal Techno
444 2536 Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Devotional Songs/Devotional & Love Songs 1992 Qawwali
445 2551 Smog Knock Knock 1999 Lo-Fi Indie, Singer/Songwriter
446 2552 Sleater-Kinney The Hot Rock 1999 Indie Rock
447 2561 Bark Psychosis Hex 1994 Post-Rock
448 2562 Modest Mouse This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About 1996 Lo-Fi Indie
449 2567 Archers of Loaf Icky Mettle 1994 Indie Rock, Noise Pop
450 2568 Digital Underground Sex Packets 1990 Pop Rap
451 2585 Rocket from the Crypt Scream, Dracula, Scream! 1995 Alternative Rock, Punk Rock
452 2605 4 Hero Parallel Universe 1994 Atmospheric Drum and Bass
453 2617 Dominique A. La mémoire neuve 1995 French Pop, Nouvelle chanson franšaise, Singer/Songwriter
454 2618 Kiko Veneno Échate un cantecito 1992 Rumba Flamenca, Singer/Songwriter     
455 2623 Propellerheads Decksandrumsandrockandroll 1998 Big Beat
456 2645 LTJ Bukem Logical Progression 1996 Atmospheric Drum and Bass
457 2647 Sarah McLachlan Surfacing 1997 Singer/Songwriter     
458 2658 Squarepusher Feed Me Weird Things 1996 Drill and Bass, Drum and Bass     
459 2660 Faith No More King for a Day - Fool for a Lifetime 1995 Alternative Metal
460 2662 Jimmy Page & Robert Plant No Quarter - Unledded 1994 Acoustic Rock, Blues Rock     
461 2665 Plastikman Consumed 1998 Minimal Techno     
462 2667 Orbital Snivilisation 1994 Techno
463 2668 Low I Could Live in Hope 1994 Slowcore
464 2675 Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Into the Great Wide Open 1991 Heartland Rock, Pop Rock
465 2696 Los Planetas Una semana en el motor de un autobús 1998 Indie Rock     
466 2698 Uncle Tupelo No Depression 1990 Alt-Country, Americana, Country Rock
467 2700 Rage Against the Machine Evil Empire 1996 Rap Metal
468 2703 P.M. Dawn Of the Heart, of the Soul and of the Cross: The Utopian Experience 1991 Conscious Hip Hop, Pop Rap
469 2714 The Cure Wish 1992 Alternative Rock
470 2722 Disco Inferno D. I. Go Pop 1994 Experimental Rock, Post-Rock
471 2724 Body Count Body Count 1992 Crossover Thrash, Rap Metal
472 2738 Sloan One Chord to Another 1996 Alternative Rock, Power Pop
473 2742 Element of Crime Damals Hinterm Mond 1991 Indie Pop, Slowcore          
474 2743 Judas Priest Painkiller 1990 Heavy Metal
475 2747 Jeff Buckley Sketches for My Sweetheart the Drunk 1998 Alternative Rock, Singer/Songwriter
476 2757 Midnight Oil Blue Sky Mining 1990 Alternative Rock
477 2775 The Cranberries Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We 1993 Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
478 2777 Annie Lennox Diva 1992 Pop Soul
479 2780 You Am I Hi Fi Way 1995 Power Pop
480 2793 Macy Gray On How Life Is 1999 Contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul
481 2805 Spice Girls Spice 1996 Dance-Pop
482 2809 Sonic Youth Washing Machine 1995 Alternative Rock, Experimental Rock, Noise Rock
483 2816 Marilyn Manson Mechanical Animals 1998 Industrial Rock
484 2821 The Roots Do You Want More?!!!??! 1995 Jazz Rap
485 2822 The Prodigy Experience 1992 Breakbeat Hardcore     
486 2830 Sloan Twice Removed 1994 Alternative Rock, Power Pop     
487 2831 Nicolette Now Is Early 1992 Electronic
488 2834 The Charlatans Some Friendly 1990 Baggy / Madchester, Indie Pop
489 2837 Red House Painters Down Colorful Hill 1992 Slowcore
490 2840 Fear Factory Demanufacture 1995 Industrial Metal
491 2857 Joe Henderson Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn 1992 Jazz
492 2861 Bikini Kill Bikini Kill EP/The C.D. Version of the First Two Records 1992 Riot Grrrl
493 2870 Gillian Welch Revival 1996 Americana, Contemporary Folk
494 2879 Tim Buckley Dream Letter: Live in London 1968 1990 Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter     
495 2884 Sparklehorse Good Morning Spider 1998 Lo-Fi Indie
496 2890 Fatboy Slim Better Living Through Chemistry 1996 Big Beat
497 2901 They Might Be Giants Flood 1990 Alternative Rock, Indie Pop
498 2902 Machine Head Burn My Eyes 1994 Groove Metal, Thrash Metal
499 2912 Handsome Boy Modeling School So... How's Your Girl? 1999 Hip Hop
500 2913 Guru Jazzmatazz 1993 Jazz Rap
501 2915 Paul Weller Stanley Road 1995 Pop Rock
502 2918 Tori Amos From the Choirgirl Hotel 1998 Art Pop, Singer/Songwriter
503 2920 En Vogue Funky Divas 1992 Contemporary R&B
504 2921 dEUS In a Bar, Under the Sea 1996 Alternative Rock, Art Rock
505 2923 Tricky Nearly God 1996 Experimental Hip Hop, Trip Hop
506 2925 Brian Eno & John Cale Wrong Way Up 1990 Art Pop, Art Rock
507 2941 Buffalo Tom Let Me Come Over 1992 Alternative Rock
508 2943 Frank Black Frank Black 1993 Alternative Rock
509 2944 Depeche Mode Songs of Faith and Devotion 1993 Alternative Rock
510 2947 The Lemonheads Come On Feel the Lemonheads 1993 Alternative Rock, Power Pop
511 2950 Motorpsycho Demon Box 1993 Alternative Rock
512 2951 Beth Orton Trailer Park 1996 Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
513 2955 Oasis Be Here Now 1997 Britpop
514 2956 Eric's Trip Love Tara 1993 Lo-Fi Indie     
515 2957 Stone Temple Pilots Core 1992 Grunge, Hard Rock          
516 2959 The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion ACME 1998 Alternative Rock, Blues Rock, Garage Rock
517 2964 Blue Rodeo Five Days in July 1993 Alt-Country, Country Rock     
518 2973 Nightmares on Wax Smokers Delight 1995 Trip Hop
519 2984 Julian Cope Peggy Suicide 1991 Psychedelic Rock
520 2985 Stereolab Mars Audiac Quintet 1994 Art Pop, Experimental Rock, Indie Pop
521 2986 Saint Etienne So Tough 1993 Alternative Dance, Indie Pop, Indietronica
522 2988 Nirvana From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah 1996 Grunge
523 2989 OutKast Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik 1994 Hip Hop
524 2993 The Fall Extricate 1990 Indie Rock, Post-Punk
525 2999 De La Soul Buhloone Mind State 1993 Conscious Hip Hop, Jazz Rap


Some albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Type O Negative Bloody Kisses 1993 Gothic Metal
Red Hot Chili Peppers One Hot Minute 1995 Alternative Rock     
Smashing Pumpkins Gish 1991 Alternative Rock
Richard Thompson Rumor and Sigh 1991 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Primus Sailing the Seas of Cheese 1991 Funk Metal     
Sepultura Arise 1991 Thrash Metal
Melvins Houdini 1993 Sludge Metal     
Placebo Placebo 1996 Alternative Rock
Bettie Serveert Palomine 1992 Indie Rock
Prince & The New Power Generation Diamonds and Pearls 1991 Contemporary R&B, Dance-Pop, Funk, Pop Soul
Ali Farka Touré The River 1990 Mande Music, Songhai Music     
Laika Sounds of the Satellites 1997 Dream Pop, Trip Hop
Freedy Johnston Can You Fly 1992 Alternative Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Basehead Play with Toys 1992 Alternative Rock
Supergrass Supergrass 1999 Britpop, Power Pop
Tom Petty Wildflowers 1994 Heartland Rock, Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Neil Young Mirror Ball 1995 Grunge
Ol' Dirty Bastard Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version 1995 Hardcore Hip Hop
Dirty Three Horse Stories 1996 Post-Rock
Jamiroquai Emergency on Planet Earth 1993 Acid Jazz, Funk
Sting Ten Summoner's Tales 1993 Adult Contemporary, Pop Rock, Sophisti-Pop
Royal Trux Twin Infinitives 1990 Experimental Rock, Noise Rock
Autechre Amber 1994 Ambient Techno, IDM     
The Cardigans First Band on the Moon 1996 Indie Pop, Pop Rock
Neneh Cherry Homebrew 1992 Contemporary R&B, Pop
New Order Republic 1993 Alternative Dance, Dance-Pop, Synthpop
Blues Explosion Extra Width 1993 Garage Rock, Punk Blues
TLC Fanmail 1999 Contemporary R&B
Arab Strap Philophobia 1998 Slowcore
Joe Lovano Quartets - Live at the Village Vanguard 1995 Jazz
Neurosis Through Silver in Blood 1996 Atmospheric Sludge Metal
Rheostatics Whale Music 1992 Alternative Rock     
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci Barafundle 1997 Psychedelic Folk, Psychedelic Pop
Chico Science & Nacao Zumbi Afrociberdelia 1996 Mangue Beat     
Leila Like Weather 1998 IDM, Indietronica
Gang Starr Daily Operation 1992 Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop
Garth Brooks No Fences 1990 Contemporary Country, Country Pop
Family [Spain] Un soplo en el corazón 1993 Indie Pop, Indietronica     
Mary J. Blige Mary 1999 Contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul
Ben Harper Fight for Your Mind 1995 Alternative Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Young Disciples Road to Freedom 1991 Acid Jazz, Soul
MC Solaar Qui sème le vent récolte le tempo 1991 Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop, French Hip Hop, Jazz Rap
Liz Phair Whip-Smart 1994 Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Indie Rock
The Chills Submarine Bells 1990 Dunedin Sound, Indie Pop, Jangle Pop
Rubén González Introducing... 1997 Afro-Cuban Jazz, Danzˇn
Kelis Kaleidoscope 1999 Contemporary R&B
One Dove Morning Dove White 1993 Ambient Dub, Ambient House
Method Man