Top 10 Underrated '90s Albums by a Female Singer

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1Erotica - Madonna

Criminally overlooked album. Yes, it had some sexual provocation but its content was very deep and creative - melodious fusion of pop, Dance, Jazz, New Jack Swing, Lounge and House
"Rain", "Deeper and Deeper", "Bad Girl" are brilliant tracks - Irina2932

2Live Your Life Be Free - Belinda Carlisle

Another brilliant Pop album from Belinda. Songs "Live Your Life Be Free", "Do You Feel Like I Feel? ", "Half the World" and "Little Black Book" were so under-estimated - Irina2932

3Laura Branigan - Laura BraniganLaura Ann Branigan was an American singer, songwriter, and actress known for her powerful, husky alto singing voice which spanned four octaves.

This is my favorite album by Laura. It sounds fresh and vocally captivating. - Irina2932

4Paintings in Yellow - Sandra

Sandra is the real Queen of Synthpop genre. This album includes an underrated singles "Hiroshima", "(Life May Be) A Big Insanity" and "Johnny Wanna Live" - Irina2932

5It's a Man's World - Cher

My 2 favorite Cher songs are here - "Walking in Memphis" and "One by One". Amazing album - Irina2932

6Celine Dion - Celine Dion

Compared to her most successful albums of the 90's this one was criminally underrated. Too bad. It's a wonderful record with very powerful songs - "Love Can Move Mountains", "Beauty and the Beast", "Water from the Moon", "Did You Give Enough Love", "Nothing Broken But My Heart" - Irina2932

Celine Dion is better the Whitney & Mariah vocally and she makes better music then the both of them. It's true, and it is sad she will only get recognition when she passes on.

7I'm Breathless - Madonna

Madonna is very brave. Not every pop artist would sing Jazz. She did it and she did it great. Very nice performance - Irina2932

8Soul Dancing - Taylor Dayne

It differs from her previous albums. It's more Dance-pop/House with Adult Contemporary elements. Interesting album - Irina2932

9Daydream - Mariah Carey
10Wildest Dreams - Tina Turner

The best Tina's album in the 90's. True masterpiece - Irina2932

The Contenders

11Close to Seven - Sandra

Another highly underrated Sandra album from the 90's. The album continued a development towards a more meditative, less dance-oriented musical style. - Irina2932

12Emotions - Mariah Carey
13MTV Unplugged - Mariah Carey
14Pieces of You - Jewel

Jewel's first album. This deserves as a whole so much more recognition than it gets. Highlights may be "Pieces of You," "Foolish Games," "Little Sister," "Don't," and (definitely) "Amen." her maturing voice is showcased beautifully, with deep and meaningful lyrics that deal with real problems (eg. Drugs/addiction: "Who Will Save Your Soul" and "Little Sister" as well as racism in "Daddy." This is a really incredible album.

15Music Box - Mariah Carey
16Mariah Carey - Mariah Carey
17Butterfly - Mariah Carey
18Rainbow - Mariah Carey
19Merry Christmas - Mariah Carey
20#1's - Mariah Carey
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