Top Albums of 1991





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
3
Nirvana Nevermind Grunge
2
37
Massive Attack Blue Lines Trip Hop
3
58
My Bloody Valentine Loveless Noise Pop, Shoegaze
4
79
U2 Achtung Baby Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
5
89
Primal Scream Screamadelica Alternative Dance, Neo-Psychedelia
6
133
Pearl Jam Ten Grunge, Hard Rock
7
197
Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik Alternative Rock, Funk Rock
8
205
Metallica Metallica ["The Black Album"] Heavy Metal
9
210
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory Conscious Hip Hop, Jazz Rap
10
296
Slint Spiderland Math Rock, Post-Rock
11
330
R.E.M. Out of Time Jangle Pop
12
463
Talk Talk Laughing Stock Post-Rock
13
590
Teenage Fanclub Bandwagonesque Jangle Pop, Power Pop
14
628
The Orb The Orb's Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld Ambient Dub, Ambient House
15
709
The KLF The White Room Acid House
16
849
Crowded House Woodface Pop Rock
17
892
Soundgarden Badmotorfinger Alternative Metal, Grunge, Hard Rock
18
908
Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion II Hard Rock
19
909
Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion I Hard Rock
20
1004
De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead Conscious Hip Hop
21
1067
Cypress Hill Cypress Hill Gangsta Rap
22
1070
LFO Frequencies IDM, Techno
23
1106
Pixies Trompe le Monde Indie Rock
24
1280
Temple of the Dog Temple of the Dog Grunge
25
1313
The Jesus Lizard Goat Noise Rock
26
1330
Neil Young and Crazy Horse Weld Hard Rock
27
1350
Derrick May Innovator: Soundtrack for the Tenth Planet / Innovator [1997] Detroit Techno
28
1484
Gang Starr Step in the Arena Jazz Rap
29
1505
Public Enemy Apocalypse '91 - The Enemy Strikes Black Conscious Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop
30
1531
Ice Cube Death Certificate Gangsta Rap, Political Hip Hop
31
1593
Ice-T O.G. Original Gangster Gangsta Rap
32
1600
Matthew Sweet Girlfriend Jangle Pop, Power Pop
33
1897
Michael Jackson Dangerous Contemporary R&B, Pop
34
2001
Saint Etienne Foxbase Alpha Alternative Dance, Indie Pop
35
2033
Lenny Kravitz Mama Said Rock
36
2156
Mercury Rev Yerself Is Steam Experimental Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
37
2403
Simply Red Stars Blue Eyed Soul, Pop Soul, Sophisti-Pop
38
2492
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Into the Great Wide Open Heartland Rock, Pop Rock
39
2504
The Wedding Present Seamonsters Indie Rock, Noise Pop
40
2547
American Music Club Everclear Folk Rock, Slowcore
41
2562
Sonny Sharrock Ask the Ages Avant-Garde Jazz
42
2657
Sebadoh III Lo-Fi Indie
43
2714
MC Solaar Qui sème le vent récolte le tempo Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop, French Hip Hop, Jazz Rap
44
2906
Electronic Electronic Alternative Dance, Synthpop

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Sepultura Arise Thrash Metal
P.M. Dawn Of the Heart, of the Soul and of the Cross: The Utopian Experience Conscious Hip Hop, Pop Rap
Smashing Pumpkins Gish Alternative Rock
Julian Cope Peggy Suicide Psychedelic Rock
Prince & The New Power Generation Diamonds and Pearls Contemporary R&B, Dance-Pop, Funk, Pop Soul
Main Source Breaking Atoms Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop
Richard Thompson Rumor and Sigh Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Étienne Daho Paris ailleurs French Pop
Seal Seal Pop Soul
Primus Sailing the Seas of Cheese Funk Metal
Young Disciples Road to Freedom Acid Jazz, Soul
Throwing Muses The Real Ramona Indie Rock
Monster Magnet Spine of God Heavy Psych, Space Rock, Stoner Rock
Mudhoney Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge Garage Rock, Grunge
Element of Crime Damals Hinterm Mond Indie Pop, Slowcore
Fugazi Steady Diet of Nothing Post-Hardcore
Van Morrison Hymns to the Silence Singer/Songwriter
Stan Getz & Kenny Barron People Time Jazz
Angelique Kidjo Logozo Fon Music, Pop
The Tragically Hip Road Apples Rock
The Future Sound of London Accelerator Ambient Techno
Randy Weston The Spirits of Our Ancestors Jazz
Garth Brooks Ropin' the Wind Contemporary Country, Country Pop
Jimmie Dale Gilmore After Awhile Alt-Country, Progressive Country
John Lee Hooker Mr. Lucky Electric Blues
Son of Bazerk Bazerk Bazerk Bazerk Hip Hop
Dream Warriors And Now the Legacy Begins Jazz Rap
808 State Ex:El Acid House
Slowdive Just for a Day Dream Pop, Shoegaze
Hole Pretty on the Inside Grunge, Riot Grrrl
Dinosaur Jr. Green Mind Indie Rock
Linton Kwesi Johnson Tings an' Times Dub Poetry
Billy Bragg Don't Try This at Home Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
Biosphere Microgravity Ambient House, Ambient Techno
Superchunk No Pocky for Kitty Indie Rock, Punk Rock
Klezmatics Rhythm + Jews Klezmer
Organized Konfusion Organized Konfusion Boom Bap, Jazz Rap
The Wonder Stuff Never Loved Elvis Indie Pop, Jangle Pop
Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine 30 Something Grebo