Top Albums of 1992





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
42
R.E.M. Automatic for the People Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
2
108
Pavement Slanted and Enchanted Lo-Fi Indie, Noise Pop
3
127
Dr. Dre The Chronic G-Funk, Gangsta Rap
4
175
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine Rap Metal, Rap Rock
5
366
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92 Ambient Techno, IDM
6
383
Beastie Boys Check Your Head Hip Hop
7
488
Tori Amos Little Earthquakes Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
8
490
PJ Harvey Dry Alternative Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter
9
543
Alice in Chains Dirt Alternative Metal, Grunge
10
560
Tom Waits Bone Machine Experimental Rock, Singer/Songwriter
11
714
Sugar Copper Blue Alternative Rock, Power Pop
12
751
Sonic Youth Dirty Alternative Rock, Noise Rock
13
860
Pantera Vulgar Display of Power Groove Metal, Thrash Metal
14
940
The Black Crowes The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion Blues Rock, Southern Rock
15
960
Arrested Development 3 Years, 5 Months and 2 Days in the Life of... Hip Hop
16
972
The Lemonheads It's a Shame About Ray Alternative Rock, Power Pop
17
980
k.d. Lang Ingénue Adult Contemporary, Country Pop, Singer/Songwriter
18
1040
The Jayhawks Hollywood Town Hall Alt-Country, Americana, Country Rock
19
1075
Faith No More Angel Dust Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock
20
1086
Kyuss Blues for the Red Sun Stoner Metal, Stoner Rock
21
1132
Ministry Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed & the Way to Suck Eggs Industrial Metal
22
1152
Noir Désir Tostaky Alternative Rock
23
1324
The Pharcyde Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde Boom Bap, Jazz Rap
24
1336
Los Lobos Kiko Tex-Mex
25
1366
Eric Clapton Unplugged Acoustic Blues, Acoustic Rock
26
1370
Cesária Évora Miss Perfumado Morna
27
1428
The Orb U.F.Orb Ambient Dub, Ambient House, Dub Techno
28
1522
Spiritualized Lazer-Guided Melodies Dream Pop, Neo-Psychedelia, Space Rock
29
1523
L7 Bricks are Heavy Grunge, Riot Grrrl
30
1554
Stereo MC's Connected Alternative Dance, Dance-Pop
31
1568
Neil Young Harvest Moon Acoustic Rock, Country Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
32
1616
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy Hypocrisy Is the Greatest Luxury Conscious Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop
33
1711
Khaled Khaled Pop Raď
34
1774
Morrissey Your Arsenal Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
35
1833
Lou Reed Magic and Loss Art Rock
36
1871
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Henry's Dream Post-Punk, Punk Blues, Singer/Songwriter
37
1927
Mary J. Blige What's the 411? New Jack Swing
38
1990
Manic Street Preachers Generation Terrorists Alternative Rock, Hard Rock
39
2038
The Tragically Hip Fully Completely Rock
40
2048
Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth Mecca and the Soul Brother Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop, Jazz Rap
41
2052
Helmet Meantime Alternative Metal
42
2315
Screaming Trees Sweet Oblivion Grunge
43
2349
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Devotional Songs/Devotional & Love Songs Qawwali
44
2442
Kiko Veneno Échate un cantecito Rumba Flamenca, Singer/Songwriter
45
2605
Ice Cube The Predator Gangsta Rap, Political Hip Hop
46
2707
Prince & The New Power Generation O(+> ["Love Symbol Album"] Contemporary R&B, Funk, Pop Rock, Pop Soul
47
2750
Annie Lennox Diva Pop Soul
48
2883
Joe Henderson Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn Jazz
49
2932
Body Count Body Count Crossover Thrash, Rap Metal
50
2957
Bikini Kill Bikini Kill EP/The C.D. Version of the First Two Records Riot Grrrl
51
2962
The Cure Wish Alternative Rock

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
En Vogue Funky Divas Contemporary R&B
Bettie Serveert Palomine Indie Rock
The Prodigy Experience Breakbeat Hardcore
Nicolette Now Is Early Electronic
Buffalo Tom Let Me Come Over Alternative Rock
Red House Painters Down Colorful Hill Slowcore
Rollins Band The End of Silence Alternative Rock, Post-Hardcore
Freedy Johnston Can You Fly Alternative Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Gang Starr Daily Operation Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop
Stone Temple Pilots Core Grunge, Hard Rock
Baaba Maal Lam Toro Mbalax
Don Byron Tuskegee Experiments Avant-Garde Jazz
Rheostatics Whale Music Alternative Rock
Neneh Cherry Homebrew Contemporary R&B, Pop
Basehead Play with Toys Alternative Rock
Nits Ting Art Pop, Chamber Pop
Uncle Tupelo March 16-20, 1992 Alt-Country, Americana
The Afghan Whigs Congregation Grunge
Babes in Toyland Fontanelle Grunge, Riot Grrrl
The Jesus Lizard Liar Noise Rock, Post-Hardcore
Sade Love Deluxe Smooth Soul, Sophisti-Pop
Lucinda Williams Sweet Old World Alt-Country
Leonard Cohen The Future Singer/Songwriter
Peter Gabriel Us Art Rock, Pop Rock
Dream Theater Images & Words Progressive Metal
Ween Pure Guava Experimental Rock, Lo-Fi Indie
Moonshake Eva Luna Experimental Rock, Noise Pop
Joe Lovano From the Soul Jazz
Various Artists The Bodyguard Adult Contemporary, Contemporary R&B, Film Soundtrack
The Dead C Harsh 70s Reality Experimental Rock, Noise Rock
The Jesus and Mary Chain Honey's Dead Noise Pop
Ride Going Blank Again Shoegaze
Vic Chesnutt West of Rome Alt-Country, Americana, Singer/Songwriter
Giant Sand Center of the Universe Alt-Country, Indie Rock
Suzanne Vega 99.9 F° Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
The Goats Tricks of the Shade Conscious Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop
Billy Taylor Solo Jazz
Catherine Wheel Ferment Shoegaze
The Boo Radleys Everything's Alright Forever Neo-Psychedelia, Noise Pop, Shoegaze
Grateful Dead Two from the Vault Acid Rock, Jam Band