Top Pop Albums




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RankAll Time
Rank
ArtistAlbumYearSubgenre(s)Other Genre(s)
1 1 The Beach Boys Pet Sounds 1966 Baroque Pop
2 2 The Beatles Revolver 1966 Pop Rock
3 5 The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 1967 Pop Rock
Psychedelic Pop
4 13 The Beatles The Beatles ("White Album") 1968 Pop Rock
5 16 David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 1972 Pop Rock Glam Rock
6 19 The Beatles Abbey Road 1969 Pop Rock
7 24 The Smiths The Queen Is Dead 1986 Indie Pop
Jangle Pop
8 25 Michael Jackson Thriller 1982 Contemporary R&B
9 29 The Beatles Rubber Soul 1965 Pop Rock
10 30 Prince Sign 'O' the Times 1987 Pop Rock Funk Rock
11 31 Arcade Fire Funeral 2004 Chamber Pop Indie Rock
12 39 U2 The Joshua Tree 1987 Pop Rock Alternative Rock
13 43 R.E.M. Automatic for the People 1992 Pop Rock Alternative Rock
14 44 Prince and The Revolution Purple Rain 1984 Pop Rock Film Soundtrack
Synth Funk
15 50 Love Forever Changes 1967 Psychedelic Pop Psychedelic Folk
Psychedelic Rock
16 55 Fleetwood Mac Rumours 1977 Soft Rock
17 66 David Bowie Hunky Dory 1971 Pop Rock Art Rock
Glam Rock
18 67 R.E.M. Murmur 1983 Jangle Pop
19 68 John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band 1970 Pop Rock Singer/Songwriter
20 70 Paul Simon Graceland 1986 Pop Rock Singer/Songwriter
21 71 Carole King Tapestry 1971 Soft Rock Singer/Songwriter
22 76 Lou Reed Transformer 1972 Pop Rock Glam Rock
23 80 U2 Achtung Baby 1991 Pop Rock Alternative Rock
24 82 Elvis Costello This Year's Model 1978 Pop Rock New Wave
25 87 Oasis (What's the Story) Morning Glory? 1995 Britpop
26 90 Sufjan Stevens Illinois 2005 Chamber Pop Singer/Songwriter
27 94 John Lennon Imagine 1971 Pop Rock Singer/Songwriter
28 104 Dusty Springfield Dusty in Memphis 1969 Blue Eyed Soul
Pop Soul
29 107 Blondie Parallel Lines 1978 Pop Rock New Wave
30 109 Michael Jackson Off the Wall 1979 Disco
31 111 Oasis Definitely Maybe 1994 Britpop
32 113 Pink Floyd The Piper at the Gates of Dawn 1967 Psychedelic Pop Psychedelic Rock
33 117 Eagles Hotel California 1976 Pop Rock Country Rock
34 119 Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 1970 Folk Pop
Pop Rock
Singer/Songwriter
35 125 The Flaming Lips The Soft Bulletin 1999 Psychedelic Pop Neo-Psychedelia
36 130 Amy Winehouse Back to Black 2006 Rhythm & Blues
Soul
37 133 Pulp Different Class 1995 Britpop
38 134 Björk Debut 1993 Art Pop Alternative Dance
39 139 Air Moon Safari 1998 Ambient Pop Downtempo
40 142 Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 1973 Piano Rock
41 144 Blur Parklife 1994 Britpop
42 150 Bruce Springsteen Born in the U.S.A. 1984 Pop Rock Heartland Rock
43 160 Kate Bush Hounds of Love 1985 Art Pop
Progressive Pop
44 164 The Smiths The Smiths 1984 Indie Pop
Jangle Pop
45 184 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion 2009 Psychedelic Pop Neo-Psychedelia
46 187 The Kinks The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society 1968 Pop Rock
47 198 Rod Stewart Every Picture Tells a Story 1971 Pop Rock
48 209 Prince and The Revolution 1999 1982 Synth Funk
49 213 Belle and Sebastian If You're Feeling Sinister 1996 Chamber Pop
Twee Pop
50 217 The Beatles A Hard Day's Night 1964 Merseybeat
51 218 Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires of the City 2013 Indie Pop
52 219 Joni Mitchell Court and Spark 1974 Folk Pop Singer/Songwriter
53 220 Björk Homogenic 1997 Art Pop
Progressive Pop
Electronic
54 223 M.I.A. Kala 2007 Electropop
55 228 Peter Gabriel So 1986 Art Pop
Pop Rock
56 229 The Who My Generation/The Who Sings My Generation 1965 Beat Music Mod
57 230 Kraftwerk Die Mensch Maschine/The Man Machine 1978 Synthpop
58 232 Björk Post 1995 Art Pop
Progressive Pop
Electronic
59 234 The Flaming Lips Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots 2002 Psychedelic Pop Neo-Psychedelia
60 247 The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs 1999 Indie Pop
61 249 Antony and The Johnsons I Am a Bird Now 2005 Chamber Pop Singer/Songwriter
62 251 The Knife Silent Shout 2006 Electropop
Synthpop
63 255 The Human League Dare! 1981 Synthpop New Romantic
64 260 The Byrds Younger Than Yesterday 1967 Pop Rock
Psychedelic Pop
Folk Rock
65 262 The Velvet Underground Loaded 1970 Pop Rock
66 264 The Jam All Mod Cons 1978 Power Pop Mod Revival
New Wave
67 274 The Byrds Mr. Tambourine Man 1965 Pop Rock Folk Rock
68 275 Elvis Costello and The Attractions Imperial Bedroom 1982 Pop Rock New Wave
Singer/Songwriter
69 277 The Police Synchronicity 1983 Pop Rock New Wave
70 278 Elvis Presley From Elvis in Memphis 1969 Blue Eyed Soul Country Soul
71 281 M.I.A. Arular 2005 Electropop UK Hip Hop
72 282 OutKast Speakerboxxx / The Love Below 2003 Pop Rap
73 283 The Verve Urban Hymns 1997 Britpop
74 285 Prefab Sprout Steve McQueen/Two Wheels Good 1985 Pop Rock
Sophisti-Pop
75 288 Weezer Weezer ("The Blue Album") 1994 Power Pop Alternative Rock
76 290 Frank Sinatra In the Wee Small Hours 1955 Standards Vocal Jazz
77 291 Bruce Springsteen The River 1980 Pop Rock Heartland Rock
Singer/Songwriter
78 292 George Harrison All Things Must Pass 1970 Pop Rock Singer/Songwriter
79 293 The Byrds The Notorious Byrd Brothers 1968 Pop Rock Folk Rock
80 302 The Zombies Odessey & Oracle 1968 Baroque Pop
Psychedelic Pop
81 304 The xx xx 2009 Indie Pop Dream Pop
82 312 New Order Power, Corruption & Lies 1983 Synthpop New Wave
Post-Punk
83 314 St. Vincent St. Vincent 2014 Art Pop
84 315 Big Star The Third Album/Sister Lovers 1978 Power Pop
85 317 Coldplay A Rush of Blood to the Head 2002 Pop Rock
86 319 The Who The Who Sell Out 1967 Freakbeat Mod
87 321 The Beatles With the Beatles/Meet the Beatles! 1963 Merseybeat
88 323 Beach House Teen Dream 2010 Indie Pop Dream Pop
89 324 Frank Sinatra Songs for Swingin' Lovers! 1956 Standards Vocal Jazz
90 327 Steely Dan Aja 1977 Pop Rock Jazz-Rock
91 328 FKA Twigs LP1 2014 Art Pop Alternative R&B
92 331 R.E.M. Out of Time 1991 Jangle Pop
93 333 Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend 2008 Indie Pop Indie Rock
94 337 Serge Gainsbourg Histoire de Melody Nelson 1971 Art Pop
French Pop
95 339 Madonna Like a Prayer 1989
96 344 Depeche Mode Violator 1990 Synthpop
97 345 Bon Iver Bon Iver, Bon Iver 2011 Art Pop Indie Folk
98 347 The Kinks Something Else by the Kinks 1967 Baroque Pop
Pop Rock
99 349 Panda Bear Person Pitch 2007 Psychedelic Pop
100 351 Steely Dan Pretzel Logic 1974 Pop Rock



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