Top Albums of 1999





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
111
The Flaming Lips The Soft Bulletin Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
2
224
Sigur Rós Agætis byrjun Post-Rock
3
233
The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs Indie Pop
4
279
Bonnie "Prince" Billy I See a Darkness Alt-Country, Americana, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
5
328
Moby Play Downtempo
6
356
Eminem The Slim Shady LP Hardcore Hip Hop
7
536
Wilco Summerteeth Indie Rock, Pop Rock
8
640
Basement Jaxx Remedy Dance-Pop, Funky House
9
642
Blur 13 Art Rock, Indie Rock
10
659
The Roots Things Fall Apart Conscious Hip Hop
11
753
Tom Waits Mule Variations Blues Rock, Singer/Songwriter
12
773
The Dismemberment Plan Emergency & I Indie Rock
13
783
Beck Midnite Vultures Alternative Rock, Funk Rock
14
832
Mos Def Black on Both Sides Conscious Hip Hop
15
1012
Built to Spill Keep It Like a Secret Indie Rock
16
1017
Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
17
1050
Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles Rap Metal
18
1301
dEUS The Ideal Crash Alternative Rock, Art Rock
19
1304
Dr. Dre 2001 Gangsta Rap
20
1426
Death in Vegas The Contino Sessions Psychedelic Rock, Trip Hop
21
1456
Mogwai Come On Die Young Post-Rock
22
1499
Nine Inch Nails The Fragile Alternative Rock, Industrial Rock
23
1504
Travis The Man Who Britpop
24
1569
Le Tigre Le Tigre Dance-Punk, Indietronica, Riot Grrrl
25
1574
The Chemical Brothers Surrender Big Beat
26
1604
Fiona Apple When the Pawn... Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
27
1635
Blink-182 Enema of the State Pop Punk
28
1686
Shelby Lynne I Am Shelby Lynne Country Pop
29
1700
XTC Apple Venus Volume 1 Art Pop, Chamber Pop, Pop Rock
30
1879
Beth Orton Central Reservation Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
31
1925
MF Doom Operation: Doomsday Abstract Hip Hop
32
1981
Slipknot Slipknot Nu Metal
33
2043
Jim O'Rourke Eureka Art Pop, Chamber Pop, Jazz Pop
34
2108
Blumfeld Old Nobody Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
35
2170
Low Secret Name Slowcore
36
2285
Shack H.M.S. Fable Britpop
37
2288
Super Furry Animals Guerrilla Neo-Psychedelia
38
2334
Pavement Terror Twilight Indie Rock
39
2385
Underworld Beaucoup Fish Progressive House, Techno
40
2479
Boredoms Vision Creation Newsun Experimental Rock, Psychedelic Rock
41
2690
Sleater-Kinney The Hot Rock Indie Rock
42
2826
Smog Knock Knock Lo-Fi Indie, Singer/Songwriter
43
2898
Macy Gray On How Life Is Contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul

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