Top Albums of 1991

RankAll Time
ArtistAlbumGenresBuy from
1 3 Nirvana Nevermind Grunge
2 38 Massive Attack Blue Lines Trip Hop
3 56 My Bloody Valentine Loveless Noise Pop, Shoegaze
4 80 U2 Achtung Baby Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
5 84 Primal Scream Screamadelica Alternative Dance, Neo-Psychedelia
6 138 Pearl Jam Ten Grunge, Hard Rock
7 190 Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik Alternative Rock, Funk Rock
8 210 A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory Conscious Hip Hop, Jazz Rap
9 216 Metallica Metallica ("The Black Album") Heavy Metal
10 287 Slint Spiderland Math Rock, Post-Rock
11 331 R.E.M. Out of Time Jangle Pop
12 443 Talk Talk Laughing Stock Post-Rock
13 581 The Orb The Orb's Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld Ambient Dub, Ambient House
14 588 Teenage Fanclub Bandwagonesque Jangle Pop, Power Pop
15 650 The KLF The White Room Acid House
16 838 Soundgarden Badmotorfinger Alternative Metal, Grunge, Hard Rock
17 894 Crowded House Woodface Pop Rock
18 904 Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion II Hard Rock
19 926 Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion I Hard Rock
20 946 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead Conscious Hip Hop
21 981 LFO Frequencies IDM, Techno
22 1008 Pixies Trompe le Monde Indie Rock
23 1030 Cypress Hill Cypress Hill Gangsta Rap
24 1190 Derrick May Innovator: Soundtrack for the Tenth Planet / Innovator [1997] Detroit Techno     
25 1254 Neil Young and Crazy Horse Weld Hard Rock
26 1267 The Jesus Lizard Goat Noise Rock
27 1292 Temple of the Dog Temple of the Dog Grunge
28 1477 Public Enemy Apocalypse '91 - The Enemy Strikes Black Conscious Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop
29 1479 Ice-T O.G. Original Gangster Gangsta Rap
30 1487 Ice Cube Death Certificate Gangsta Rap, Political Hip Hop
31 1517 Matthew Sweet Girlfriend Jangle Pop, Power Pop
32 1788 Saint Etienne Foxbase Alpha Alternative Dance, Indie Pop
33 1944 Mercury Rev Yerself Is Steam Experimental Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
34 1945 Michael Jackson Dangerous Contemporary R&B, Pop
35 2042 Lenny Kravitz Mama Said Rock
36 2266 The Wedding Present Seamonsters Indie Rock, Noise Pop
37 2348 Simply Red Stars Blue Eyed Soul, Pop Soul, Sophisti-Pop
38 2372 American Music Club Everclear Folk Rock, Slowcore
39 2485 Sonny Sharrock Ask the Ages Avant-Garde Jazz
40 2489 Electronic Electronic Alternative Dance, Synthpop
41 2512 Sebadoh III Lo-Fi Indie
42 2675 Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Into the Great Wide Open Heartland Rock, Pop Rock
43 2703 P.M. Dawn Of the Heart, of the Soul and of the Cross: The Utopian Experience Conscious Hip Hop, Pop Rap
44 2742 Element of Crime Damals Hinterm Mond Indie Pop, Slowcore          
45 2984 Julian Cope Peggy Suicide Psychedelic Rock

Some albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Smashing Pumpkins Gish Alternative Rock
Richard Thompson Rumor and Sigh Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Primus Sailing the Seas of Cheese Funk Metal     
Sepultura Arise Thrash Metal
Prince & The New Power Generation Diamonds and Pearls Contemporary R&B, Dance-Pop, Funk, Pop Soul
Young Disciples Road to Freedom Acid Jazz, Soul
MC Solaar Qui sème le vent récolte le tempo Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop, French Hip Hop, Jazz Rap
Throwing Muses The Real Ramona Indie Rock
Seal Seal Pop Soul
Monster Magnet Spine of God Heavy Psych, Space Rock, Stoner Rock
Van Morrison Hymns to the Silence Singer/Songwriter
Fugazi Steady Diet of Nothing Post-Hardcore
The Future Sound of London Accelerator Ambient Techno
The Tragically Hip Road Apples Rock
Mudhoney Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge Garage Rock, Grunge
Son of Bazerk Bazerk Bazerk Bazerk Hip Hop
Main Source Breaking Atoms Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop     
Dream Warriors And Now the Legacy Begins Jazz Rap
Angelique Kidjo Logozo Fon Music, Pop     
Jimmie Dale Gilmore After Awhile Alt-Country, Progressive Country
Garth Brooks Ropin' the Wind Contemporary Country, Country Pop
Randy Weston The Spirits of Our Ancestors Jazz     
Etienne Daho Paris ailleurs French Pop     
John Lee Hooker Mr. Lucky Electric Blues
808 State Ex:El Acid House
Hole Pretty on the Inside Grunge, Riot Grrrl
Stan Getz & Kenny Barron People Time Jazz
Dinosaur Jr. Green Mind Indie Rock
Slowdive Just for a Day Dream Pop, Shoegaze     
Linton Kwesi Johnson Tings an' Times Dub Poetry
Billy Bragg Don't Try This at Home Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
Biosphere Microgravity Ambient House, Ambient Techno
Superchunk No Pocky for Kitty Indie Rock, Punk Rock
The Wonder Stuff Never Loved Elvis Indie Pop, Jangle Pop
Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine 30 Something Grebo
Organized Konfusion Organized Konfusion Boom Bap, Jazz Rap     
Klezmatics Rhythm + Jews Klezmer