Greatest '90s Albums

richie4life

The Top Ten

1 Nevermind - Nirvana

One of the most influential bands of all time they deserve #1

2 Ok Computer - Radiohead

How is this not number one... This is the greatest album of the 90's, if not the greatest album of all time. The music takes leaps and bounds through of brilliance; the lyrics capture every element of the human condition.

This album is not number one because of Nevermind and Ten, you'd have to be blind not to see that or just stupid to ask that question like that. - PewPewAssassin

How did Nirvana, a simple grunge band, surpass OK Computer? The musicality of Radiohead is always unreal. The album starts with rock, but falls into slow melodies. And back. The isolated feeling you get is incredible. Deserves #1.

No other album has changed the way people listen to music to such a degree. Nevermind brought alternative to the mainstream, but this DEFINES the genre!

Nevermind can choke. That album was good until OK Computer came out. Musically, this album way ahead than Nevermind.

V 5 Comments
3 Ten - Pearl Jam

Perfect Album

Better than nevermind

4 Metallica (The Black Album) - Metallica
5 Dookie - Green Day

has many good songs on it no bad ones examples include basket case - the song which made them famous longview welcome to paradise when I come around and she - idolangelx13

Simply amazing. I don't think it's better than Nevermind or Jagged little pill for that matter, but I have to help get it closer to the top 10!
18 is an injustice!

My favorite album of all time! Loaded with great songs like Basket Case, Longview,
When I Come Around, Welcome to Paradise and She - PerpendicularSealeo6

so goood!

6 In the Aeroplane Over the Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel

This album proved that you don't need a lot of money to make a great album

Very understated Masterpiece

V 1 Comment
7 Superunknown - Soundgarden
8 (What's the Story) Morning Glory? - Oasis
9 Alice In Chains - Dirt

How is this album not already on this list?! Every song on Dirt is a masterpiece. This album created grunge along with nevermind. It is perfect.

This is my favorite album of all time, but it didn't create grunge, it did help popularize it though.

10 Rust In Peace - Megadeth

One of the greatest thrash metal albums of ALL TIME. - winner333

Why is this not any higher?!?

The Contenders

11 Innuendo - Queen

I love this album so much it is insane. So many great songs. The Show... Must Go ON!

12 Pinkerton - Weezer

Weezer is kinda a joke now but during the 90s they were simply amazing and this is by far there best work. raw emotion

V 2 Comments
13 In Utero - Nirvana V 2 Comments
14 Blood Sugar Sex Magik - Red Hot Chili Peppers

Classic 'Chili Peppers album, or the quintessential 'Chili Peppers album. I love it. I'm glad it's in the top 10.

Suck my Kiss, Give it away, Under the Bridge, Breaking The Girl, I could Have lied

Love this! Cover art is awesome too! - PerpendicularSealeo6

V 1 Comment
15 Dangerous - Michael Jackson

My favourite album! The best!

It is the best alboom in the world! Forever!

Jam, why you wanna trip on me, in the closet, she drives me wild, remember the time, can't let her get away, heal the world, black or white, who is it, give into me, will you be there, keep the faith, gone too soon and dangerous. My favourite MJ albums are
Bad
Dangerous
Thriller
Invincible
Off the wall

best albums of the 90s definitely

16 Ray of Light - Madonna

This album must be in Top3. Every single is the legend - Irina2932

17 Blue Album - Weezer

This is much better than Pinkerton, better lyrics, more varied songwriting, better captures the nerd rock image that made weezer unique, an epic closer in Only In Dreams

Sure Pinkerton is better, but as far as impact, Blue deserves to be in the top 5

18 Come On Over - Shania Twain

Best selling album of 90s! Really Great! - Alexandr

19 Automatic for the People - R.E.M.
20 Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness - Smashing Pumpkins
PSearch List

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Best Rock Albums of the '90s Greatest Rap Albums of the '90s Best 90s Metal Albums Most Memorable 90s Albums By a Female Singer Top Ten Albums You Should Listen to If You Want to Get Into 90s Music

List Stats

1,000 votes
298 listings
9 years, 202 days old

Top Remixes (32)

1. Ok Computer - Radiohead
2. Alice In Chains - Dirt
3. Blue Album - Weezer
cjWriter1997
1. Pinkerton - Weezer
2. In the Aeroplane Over the Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel
3. Ten - Pearl Jam
Justintime221
1. Pinkerton - Weezer
2. Earth vs. the Wildhearts - The Wildhearts
3. Accident of Birth - Bruce Dickinson
tommydeath

WRemix
View All 32

Posts

Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P