Top Albums of 1994

RankAll Time
ArtistAlbumGenresBuy from
1 59 Jeff Buckley Grace Alternative Rock, Singer/Songwriter
2 65 Portishead Dummy Trip Hop
3 111 Oasis Definitely Maybe Britpop
4 144 Blur Parklife Britpop
5 167 Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral Industrial Rock
6 196 Pavement Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain Indie Rock
7 207 Nas Illmatic Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop
8 253 Hole Live Through This Grunge
9 256 Soundgarden Superunknown Grunge
10 258 The Notorious B.I.G. Ready to Die Boom Bap, Gangsta Rap
11 268 Beastie Boys Ill Communication Hip Hop
12 288 Weezer Weezer ("The Blue Album") Alternative Rock, Power Pop
13 307 Green Day Dookie Pop Punk
14 309 Nirvana MTV Unplugged in New York Acoustic Rock, Alternative Rock
15 366 Beck Mellow Gold Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Lo-Fi Indie
16 369 Johnny Cash American Recordings Americana
17 397 The Prodigy Music for the Jilted Generation Big Beat
18 536 Guided by Voices Bee Thousand Lo-Fi Indie
19 557 TLC CrazySexyCool Contemporary R&B
20 681 Suede Dog Man Star Britpop, Glam Rock
21 707 Massive Attack Protection Trip Hop
22 712 Manic Street Preachers The Holy Bible Alternative Rock
23 768 Morrissey Vauxhall and I Indie Pop, Pop Rock
24 921 Blumfeld L'Etat Et Moi Indie Rock
25 943 Pearl Jam Vitalogy Grunge
26 999 Kyuss Welcome to Sky Valley Stoner Metal, Stoner Rock
27 1046 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Let Love In Alternative Rock, Post-Punk
28 1049 Built to Spill There's Nothing Wrong with Love Indie Rock
29 1055 Blues Explosion Orange Garage Punk, Punk Blues
30 1100 Shellac At Action Park Math Rock, Noise Rock, Post-Hardcore
31 1172 Korn Korn Nu Metal
32 1250 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II Ambient, Electronic
33 1276 Pulp His 'n' Hers Britpop
34 1327 Therapy? Troublegum Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock
35 1369 The Offspring Smash Skate Punk
36 1380 Mary J. Blige My Life Contemporary R&B
37 1437 Ali Farka Touré with Ry Cooder Talking Timbuktu Blues, Mande Music, Songhai Music
38 1527 Neil Young and Crazy Horse Sleeps with Angels Rock
39 1536 Jawbox For Your Own Special Sweetheart Alternative Rock, Post-Hardcore
40 1585 dEUS Worst Case Scenario Art Rock, Indie Rock
41 1650 Sunny Day Real Estate Diary Midwest Emo
42 1667 Tori Amos Under the Pink Singer/Songwriter
43 1682 Sebadoh Bakesale Indie Rock
44 1798 Frank Black Teenager of the Year Alternative Rock
45 1841 R.E.M. Monster Alternative Rock
46 2010 The Sabres of Paradise Haunted Dancehall Ambient, IDM
47 2218 Ben Harper Welcome to the Cruel World Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
48 2325 Tortoise Tortoise Post-Rock
49 2340 Robert Hood Minimal Nation Detroit Techno, Minimal Techno
50 2405 Ween Chocolate and Cheese Alternative Rock
51 2427 Live Throwing Copper Post-Grunge
52 2460 Global Communication 76:14 Ambient, Ambient Techno
53 2507 Motorpsycho Timothy's Monster Indie Rock
54 2522 Plastikman Musik Minimal Techno
55 2561 Bark Psychosis Hex Post-Rock
56 2567 Archers of Loaf Icky Mettle Indie Rock, Noise Pop
57 2605 4 Hero Parallel Universe Atmospheric Drum and Bass
58 2662 Jimmy Page & Robert Plant No Quarter - Unledded Acoustic Rock, Blues Rock     
59 2667 Orbital Snivilisation Techno
60 2668 Low I Could Live in Hope Slowcore
61 2722 Disco Inferno D. I. Go Pop Experimental Rock, Post-Rock
62 2830 Sloan Twice Removed Alternative Rock, Power Pop     
63 2902 Machine Head Burn My Eyes Groove Metal, Thrash Metal
64 2985 Stereolab Mars Audiac Quintet Art Pop, Experimental Rock, Indie Pop
65 2989 OutKast Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik Hip Hop

Some albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Tom Petty Wildflowers Heartland Rock, Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Autechre Amber Ambient Techno, IDM     
Liz Phair Whip-Smart Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Indie Rock
Method Man Tical Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop
Mano Negra Casa Babylon Alternative Rock, Latin Alternative     
Bush Sixteen Stone Grunge, Post-Grunge
Stina Nordenstam And She Closed Her Eyes Ambient Pop, Dream Pop, Singer/Songwriter     
Sugar File Under: Easy Listening Alternative Rock, Power Pop
Soul Coughing Ruby Vroom Alternative Rock, Jazz-Rock
The High Llamas Gideon Gaye Chamber Pop, Sunshine Pop
Cardinal Cardinal Chamber Pop
Kristin Hersh Hips and Makers Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Indie Folk
Chico Science & Nacao Zumbi Da Lama ao caos Mangue Beat     
Warren G Regulate... G Funk Era G-Funk
Stone Temple Pilots Purple Grunge, Hard Rock          
MC Solaar Prose combat Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop, French Hip Hop, Jazz Rap     
Pantera Far Beyond Driven Groove Metal     
Emperor In the Nightside Eclipse Symphonic Black Metal
Vangelis Blade Runner Film Score, Progressive Electronic, Space Ambient     
Henry Threadgill Carry the Day Avant-Garde Jazz
Marisa Monte Verde, Anil, Amarelo, Cor-de-Rosa e Carvão/Green, Blue, Yellow, Rose and Charcoal MPB, Pop
Primal Scream Give Out But Don't Give Up Blues Rock
Alice in Chains Jar of Flies Acoustic Rock, Grunge
Iris DeMent My Life Country
Common Sense Resurrection Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop
Everything But the Girl Amplified Heart Pop Rock, Sophisti-Pop
Huun-Huur-Tu The Orphan's Lament Tuvan Throat Singing
Laika Silver Apples of the Moon Post-Rock, Trip Hop
Mark Lanegan Whiskey for the Holy Ghost Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter     
Grant Lee Buffalo Mighty Joe Moon Alt-Country, Alternative Rock, Americana
Café Tacvba Re Latin Alternative, Pop Rock     
The Rolling Stones Voodoo Lounge Rock
Eric Clapton From the Cradle Blues, Blues Rock
Jeru the Damaja The Sun Rises in the East Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop     
The Stone Roses Second Coming Baggy / Madchester, Britpop
The Magnetic Fields The Charm of the Highway Strip Indie Pop, Synthpop
Spearhead Home Conscious Hip Hop
Lisa Germano Geek the Girl Dream Pop, Singer/Songwriter, Slowcore
Shudder to Think Pony Express Record Post-Hardcore
NoFX Punk in Drublic Pop Punk, Skate Punk     
The Future Sound of London Lifeforms Ambient Techno     
Arthur Russell Another Thought Art Pop     
Palace Brothers Days in the Wake Alt-Country, Singer/Songwriter
Edwyn Collins Gorgeous George Indie Pop, Pop Rock, Sophisti-Pop
Drive Like Jehu Yank Crime Math Rock, Post-Hardcore
Nick Lowe The Impossible Bird Singer/Songwriter
Grant McLennan Horsebreaker Star Pop Rock
Elliott Smith Roman Candle Acoustic Rock, Lo-Fi Indie, Singer/Songwriter     
Joshua Redman Moodswing Jazz     
Jawbreaker 24 Hour Revenge Therapy Emo, Punk Rock
Hootie & The Blowfish Cracked Rear View Heartland Rock, Pop Rock
Terrorvision How to Make Friends and Influence People Alternative Rock, Hard Rock
Dan Penn Do Right Man Country Soul, Southern Soul
Organized Konfusion Stress: The Extinction Agenda Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop, Jazz Rap