Top Albums from UK (Scotland)





Rank All Time Artist Album Genres Year
1
81
The Jesus and Mary Chain Psychocandy Noise Pop, Post-Punk 1985
2
87
Primal Scream Screamadelica Alternative Dance, Neo-Psychedelia 1991
3
195
Belle and Sebastian If You're Feeling Sinister Chamber Pop, Twee Pop 1996
4
225
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand Post-Punk Revival 2004
5
379
Boards of Canada Music Has the Right to Children Ambient Techno, IDM 1998
6
561
Primal Scream Xtrmntr Alternative Dance, Electronic 2000
7
570
Lloyd Cole and The Commotions Rattlesnakes Jangle Pop 1984
8
586
Teenage Fanclub Bandwagonesque Jangle Pop, Power Pop 1991
9
600
John Martyn Solid Air British Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1973
10
666
Boards of Canada Geogaddi IDM 2002
11
673
Cocteau Twins Treasure Dream Pop, Ethereal Wave 1984
12
700
The KLF The White Room Acid House 1991
13
755
Mogwai Young Team Post-Rock 1997
14
778
Belle and Sebastian Tigermilk Chamber Pop, Twee Pop 1996
15
794
The Incredible String Band The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter Psychedelic Folk 1968
16
940
The Beta Band The Three EP's Indie Rock 1998
17
964
The Waterboys This Is the Sea Folk Rock, Pop Rock 1985
18
989
Aztec Camera High Land, Hard Rain Jangle Pop, New Wave 1983
19
1020
The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues Celtic Rock 1988
20
1021
The KLF Chill Out Ambient 1990
21
1035
The Blue Nile Hats Sophisti-Pop 1989
22
1042
Simple Minds New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) New Wave, Synthpop 1982
23
1062
Cocteau Twins Heaven or Las Vegas Dream Pop 1990
24
1130
Teenage Fanclub Grand Prix Jangle Pop, Power Pop 1995
25
1235
The Jesus and Mary Chain Darklands Alternative Rock 1987
26
1244
Donovan Sunshine Superman Psychedelic Folk, Psychedelic Pop, Singer/Songwriter 1966
27
1275
Orange Juice You Can't Hide Your Love Forever Indie Pop, Jangle Pop 1982
28
1441
Belle and Sebastian The Life Pursuit Chamber Pop 2006
29
1456
Mogwai Come On Die Young Post-Rock 1999
30
1457
The Associates Sulk Art Pop, New Romantic, Synthpop 1982
31
1496
Average White Band AWB Smooth Soul 1974
32
1504
Travis The Man Who Britpop 1999
33
1520
Boards of Canada Tomorrow's Harvest Ambient Techno, IDM 2013
34
1566
Belle and Sebastian Dear Catastrophe Waitress Chamber Pop, Twee Pop 2003
35
1590
Belle and Sebastian The Boy with the Arab Strap Chamber Pop, Twee Pop 1998
36
1718
The Blue Nile A Walk Across the Rooftops Art Pop, Sophisti-Pop 1984
37
1912
Mogwai Rock Action Post-Rock 2001
38
2009
Primal Scream Vanishing Point Alternative Dance 1997
39
2045
CHVRCHES The Bones of What You Believe Electropop, Synthpop 2013
40
2172
Franz Ferdinand You Could Have It So Much Better Post-Punk Revival 2005
41
2185
Glasvegas Glasvegas Indie Rock 2008
42
2188
Camera Obscura Let's Get Out Of This Country Twee Pop 2006
43
2219
Big Country The Crossing Celtic Rock, Pop Rock 1983
44
2458
The Incredible String Band The 5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion Psychedelic Folk 1967
45
2474
Simple Minds Once Upon a Time Pop Rock 1985
46
2573
CHVRCHES Every Open Eye Electropop, Synthpop 2015
47
2739
Annie Lennox Diva Pop Soul 1992
48
2796
Bert Jansch Bert Jansch Folk Baroque, Singer/Songwriter 1965
49
2842
The Sensational Alex Harvey Band Next Glam Rock, Hard Rock 1973
50
2870
Frightened Rabbit The Midnight Organ Fight Indie Pop, Indie Rock 2008
51
2946
Rustie Glass Swords Purple Sound, Wonky 2011
52
2980
Gerry Rafferty City to City Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1978
53
2999
John Martyn One World Progressive Folk, Singer/Songwriter 1977

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Nicolette Now Is Early Electronic 1992
Simple Minds Sparkle in the Rain New Wave, Pop Rock 1984
The Associates Fourth Drawer Down New Wave, Post-Punk 1981
Camera Obscura My Maudlin Career Twee Pop 2009
Young Fathers White Men Are Black Men Too Indietronica 2015
Al Stewart Year of the Cat Folk Pop, Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1976
Cocteau Twins Head Over Heels Dream Pop, Post-Punk 1983
Arab Strap Philophobia Slowcore 1998
Teenage Fanclub Songs from Northern Britain Jangle Pop, Power Pop 1997
Jack Bruce Songs for a Tailor Blues Rock, Progressive Rock 1969
Young Fathers Dead Abstract Hip Hop, Experimental Hip Hop, UK Hip Hop 2014
The Delgados The Great Eastern Indie Pop, Indie Rock 2000
One Dove Morning Dove White Ambient Dub, Ambient House 1993
The Shamen En-Tact Acid House 1990
Simple Minds Sons and Fascination Art Rock, New Wave, Synthpop 1981
Finley Quaye Maverick a Strike Reggae 1997
Simple Minds Empires and Dance New Wave, Post-Punk 1980
The Twilight Sad Fourteen Autumns and Fifteen Winters Indie Rock, Post-Punk 2007
Texas White on Blonde Pop Rock 1997
The Waterboys A Pagan Place Pop Rock 1984
Boards of Canada The Campfire Headphase IDM 2005
Teenage Fanclub Here Jangle Pop 2016
Belle and Sebastian Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like a Peasant Twee Pop 2000
The Pastels Up for a Bit with The Pastels C86, Jangle Pop, Twee Pop 1987
Nicolette Let No One Live Rent Free in Your Head Trip Hop 1996
Primal Scream Give Out But Don't Give Up Blues Rock 1994
Mogwai Rave Tapes Post-Rock 2014
The Rezillos Can't Stand The Rezillos Pop Punk 1978
Dick Gaughan Handful of Earth Scottish Folk Music 1981
The Beta Band The Beta Band Neo-Psychedelia 1999
Frightened Rabbit Pedestrian Verse Indie Rock 2013
Snow Patrol Final Straw Alternative Rock 2003
Bert Jansch Jack Orion Folk Baroque 1966
Donovan A Gift from a Flower to a Garden Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter 1967
Mogwai Happy Songs for Happy People Post-Rock 2003
Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan Ballad of the Broken Seas Chamber Folk, Singer/Songwriter 2006
C Duncan Architect Indie Pop 2015
Primal Scream More Light Alternative Dance, Neo-Psychedelia 2013
The Jesus and Mary Chain Honey's Dead Noise Pop 1992
Deacon Blue Raintown Pop Rock, Sophisti-Pop 1987
Edwyn Collins Gorgeous George Indie Pop, Pop Rock, Sophisti-Pop 1994
Mogwai The Hawk Is Howling Post-Rock 2008
Mogwai Mr. Beast Post-Rock 2006
Nazareth Hair of the Dog Hard Rock 1975
John Martyn Bless the Weather British Folk Rock, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter 1971
Idlewild The Remote Part Indie Rock 2002
Mogwai Every Country's Sun Post-Rock 2017
The Delgados Hate Indie Rock 2002
Teenage Fanclub A Catholic Education Power Pop 1990
Travis The Invisible Band Britpop 2001
The Beta Band Hot Shots II Indietronica 2001
Biffy Clyro Opposites Alternative Rock 2013
Belle and Sebastian Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance Indie Pop 2015
Teenage Fanclub Thirteen Jangle Pop, Power Pop 1993
Hudson Mohawke Lantern Trap, Wonky 2015
Biffy Clyro Puzzle Alternative Rock 2007
Teenage Fanclub Man-Made Jangle Pop, Power Pop 2005