Top Albums of 1999

RankAll Time
ArtistAlbumGenresBuy from
1 125 The Flaming Lips The Soft Bulletin Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
2 205 Sigur Rós Agætis Byrjun Post-Rock
3 247 The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs Indie Pop
4 316 Moby Play Downtempo
5 343 Bonnie "Prince" Billy I See a Darkness Alt-Country, Americana, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
6 406 Eminem The Slim Shady LP Hardcore Hip Hop
7 533 Wilco Summerteeth Indie Rock, Pop Rock
8 644 Basement Jaxx Remedy Dance-Pop, Funky House
9 696 The Roots Things Fall Apart Conscious Hip Hop
10 749 The Dismemberment Plan Emergency & I Indie Rock
11 776 Blur 13 Art Rock, Indie Rock
12 798 Tom Waits Mule Variations Blues Rock, Singer/Songwriter
13 811 Beck Midnite Vultures Alternative Rock, Funk Rock
14 827 Mos Def Black on Both Sides Conscious Hip Hop
15 961 Built to Spill Keep It Like a Secret Indie Rock
16 1056 Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles Rap Metal
17 1272 Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
18 1324 dEUS The Ideal Crash Alternative Rock, Art Rock
19 1354 Death in Vegas The Contino Sessions Psychedelic Rock, Trip Hop
20 1401 The Chemical Brothers Surrender Big Beat
21 1420 Travis The Man Who Britpop
22 1486 Nine Inch Nails The Fragile Alternative Rock, Industrial Rock
23 1615 Mogwai Come On Die Young Post-Rock
24 1629 Blink-182 Enema of the State Pop Punk
25 1635 Shelby Lynne I Am Shelby Lynne Country Pop
26 1651 Fiona Apple When the Pawn... Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
27 1719 Le Tigre Le Tigre Dance-Punk, Indietronica, Riot Grrrl
28 1742 Dr. Dre 2001 Gangsta Rap
29 1767 XTC Apple Venus Volume 1 Art Pop, Chamber Pop, Pop Rock
30 1869 Beth Orton Central Reservation Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
31 1921 MF Doom Operation: Doomsday Abstract Hip Hop
32 2047 Boredoms Vision Creation Newsun Experimental Rock, Psychedelic Rock     
33 2133 Blumfeld Old Nobody Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
34 2164 Low Secret Name Slowcore
35 2174 Slipknot Slipknot Nu Metal
36 2209 Shack H.M.S. Fable Britpop
37 2232 Underworld Beaucoup Fish Progressive House, Techno
38 2297 Pavement Terror Twilight Indie Rock
39 2351 Super Furry Animals Guerrilla Neo-Psychedelia
40 2404 Jim O'Rourke Eureka Art Pop, Chamber Pop, Jazz Pop
41 2551 Smog Knock Knock Lo-Fi Indie, Singer/Songwriter
42 2552 Sleater-Kinney The Hot Rock Indie Rock
43 2793 Macy Gray On How Life Is Contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul
44 2912 Handsome Boy Modeling School So... How's Your Girl? Hip Hop

Some albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Supergrass Supergrass Britpop, Power Pop
TLC Fanmail Contemporary R&B
Mary J. Blige Mary Contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul
Kelis Kaleidoscope Contemporary R&B
Prince Paul A Prince Among Thieves Boom Bap
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Madonna Indie Rock, Post-Hardcore
Santana Supernatural Pop Rock
Randy Newman Bad Love Singer/Songwriter
Steve Earle The Mountain Americana, Progressive Bluegrass
Destiny's Child The Writing's on the Wall Contemporary R&B     
Gomez Liquid Skin Indie Rock
Stereophonics Performance and Cocktails Alternative Rock
Toumani Diabaté with Ballake Sissoko New Ancient Strings Mande Music     
Ol' Dirty Bastard N***a Please Hip Hop
Missy Elliott Da Real World Pop Rap
Add N to (X) Avant Hard Indietronica
The Beta Band The Beta Band Neo-Psychedelia
Nitin Sawhney Beyond Skin Downtempo
Tindersticks Simple Pleasure Chamber Pop
Black Heart Procession 2 Indie Rock     
Fountains of Wayne Utopia Parkway Indie Pop, Power Pop
Blackalicious Nia Conscious Hip Hop
The Dillinger Escape Plan Calculating Infinity Mathcore     
The Olivia Tremor Control Black Foliage Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop     
Leftfield Rhythm and Stealth Breakbeat, Progressive House
Corey Harris Greens from the Garden Blues
Café Tacvba Revés/Yo soy Art Rock, Experimental Rock
Orbital The Middle of Nowhere Techno
The Charlatans Us and Us Only Neo-Psychedelia
Guided by Voices Do the Collapse Indie Rock
Baaba Maal Live at the Royal Festival Hall Mbalax     
Roots Manuva Brand New Second Hand UK Hip Hop
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci Spanish Dance Troupe Folk Rock, Indie Folk, Indie Pop, Psychedelic Folk