Top Ten Best Albums of 1994


The Top Ten

1 Weezer - The Blue Album

Easily best album of '94 not one flaw in it. Tells the story of four nerdy boys from LA and songs like Buddy Holly and Undone make this album great. The true gems are The world has turned and left me here and In the Garage.

Weezer is the best band since 1992! Why is their best album on number 8? Weezer is much better than Madonna!

THREE super hits.. How much does it take to make an album good enough for you people

This and The Downward Spiral are tied for my favorite album of 1994. - cjWriter1997

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2 Oasis - Definitely Maybe

Oasis best band of the 90's. Madonna can't be compared to Oasis. Oasis songs are an anthem for a whole generation of youth.

madonna number 1 it's a disgrace she's the most overrated female singer ever Oasis owned the 90s

oasis is the god of 90's!

3 Green Day - Dookie

Number 53? Seriously? This album killed grunge, started a whole new generation of punk, and the songs from this album still get played on the radio. laugh out loud you people are so stupid

WHAT? Number 40? What is this? This is real talent. Real Music. Green Day write their OWN music, unlike some of the albums above.

I'm really angry about this. - Alex151

Basket Case and Emenius Sleepus are both hilarious, Coming Clean was groundbreaking, Welcome To Paradise and When I Come Around have some of the best riffs I've ever heard, Longview showcases every band member's talent so well, and F.O.D. was just stunning. How is this behind Oasis? - MojoSpaederman

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4 Offspring - Smash

Never mind the bullock's is my favourite punk, and this come next. Grunge influences also, riffs that will keep on your mind. Really awesome, if you are a teenager.

Great mixture of grunge and punk rock. If you like heavy riffs really cool, to you never forget, you should listen

The album hold the record for being "the greatest selling album on an independent record label of all time".

the greatest selling independant album of all time - Marcopwnzatdrums

5 Korn - Korn

First nu metal album ever.

6 Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral

Best album of '94. It brought Industrial Music into the mainstream and solidified Trent Reznor's place among the musical greats.

7 Madonna - Bedtime Stories

I prefer "Erotica" but this one has some jams too. "Take a Bow", "Secret" and "Bedtime Story" are superb singles

Take a Bow is one of the greatest songs ever!

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8 Nas - Illmatic

When Nas released this album he was a hip hop prodigy becoming one of the greatest Hip Hop artists of all time. This album was a stepping stone of the genre and should be in the number one spot.

The most classy album of the year and it should be in the top ten that's for sure. Every song is lyrically amazing - robertoantonioortuso

Why is this so low? Oh that's right, just remembered that a lot of people hate rap...

Easily #1! Classic Hip Hop album!

9 Purple - Stone Temple Pilots
10 Alice In Chains - Jar of Flies

The Contenders

11 Pantera - Far Beyond Driven
12 Portishead - Dummy

From beginning to finish, a fantastic listen. I can't think of a more layered, nuanced, and cerebral record than Dummy.

13 Red Hot Chili Peppers - Out In L.A.
14 Jeff Buckley - Grace
15 Superunknown - Soundgarden
16 Nirvana - MTV Unplugged In New York
17 Ill Communication - Beastie Boys
18 Hourglass - America
19 Pavement - Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
20 Beck - Mellow Gold
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Top Remixes (16)

1. Weezer - The Blue Album
2. Oasis - Definitely Maybe
3. Jeff Buckley - Grace
1. The Cranberries - No Need to Argue
2. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Out In L.A.
3. Madonna - Bedtime Stories
1. Nas - Illmatic
2. Portishead - Dummy
3. Nirvana - MTV Unplugged In New York

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