Top Albums of 1993





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
101
Nirvana In Utero Grunge
2
104
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop
3
134
Smashing Pumpkins Siamese Dream Alternative Rock
4
140
Björk Debut Alternative Dance, Art Pop
5
241
Liz Phair Exile in Guyville Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Indie Rock
6
318
PJ Harvey Rid of Me Alternative Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter
7
484
The Breeders Last Splash Alternative Rock
8
511
Suede Suede Britpop
9
541
Snoop Doggy Dogg Doggystyle G-Funk, Gangsta Rap
10
570
Underworld Dubnobasswithmyheadman Techno
11
648
A Tribe Called Quest Midnight Marauders Boom Bap, Jazz Rap
12
678
The Afghan Whigs Gentlemen Alternative Rock
13
753
Pearl Jam Vs Grunge
14
759
Orbital Orbital ["The Brown Album"] Techno
15
871
The Boo Radleys Giant Steps Indie Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
16
924
Tindersticks Tindersticks Chamber Pop
17
1002
Pet Shop Boys Very Synthpop
18
1234
Blur Modern Life Is Rubbish Britpop
19
1328
Palace Brothers There Is No-One What Will Take Care of You Alt-Country, Indie Folk
20
1392
Uncle Tupelo Anodyne Alt-Country, Americana
21
1393
Cypress Hill Black Sunday Gangsta Rap
22
1470
Sarah McLachlan Fumbling Towards Ecstasy Pop, Singer/Songwriter
23
1486
Stereolab Transient Random-Noise Bursts with Announcements Experimental Rock, Noise Pop
24
1491
Paul Weller Wild Wood Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
25
1526
Fugazi In On the Kill Taker Post-Hardcore
26
1545
The Auteurs New Wave Britpop, Indie Pop
27
1563
Mazzy Star So Tonight That I Might See Dream Pop, Neo-Psychedelia
28
1573
Red House Painters Red House Painters [Rollercoaster] Slowcore
29
1577
Counting Crows August and Everything After Alternative Rock, Folk Rock
30
1615
Yo La Tengo Painful Indie Rock, Noise Pop
31
1691
Grant Lee Buffalo Fuzzy Alt-Country, Americana, Indie Rock
32
1708
Morphine Cure for Pain Alternative Rock, Jazz-Rock
33
1740
Cassandra Wilson Blue Light 'Til Dawn Vocal Jazz
34
1811
U2 Zooropa Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
35
1842
Black Dog Productions Bytes IDM
36
1932
Sheryl Crow Tuesday Night Music Club Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
37
2115
Autechre Incunabula Ambient Techno, IDM
38
2126
Janet Jackson janet. Contemporary R&B, Dance-Pop
39
2175
Slowdive Souvlaki Dream Pop, Shoegaze
40
2211
Dinosaur Jr. Where You Been Alternative Rock
41
2368
Element of Crime Weißes Papier Indie Pop, Liedermacher
42
2479
Aimee Mann Whatever Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
43
2497
The Cranberries Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
44
2564
Jamiroquai Emergency on Planet Earth Acid Jazz, Funk
45
2613
Sepultura Chaos A.D. Groove Metal, Thrash Metal
46
2665
Urge Overkill Saturation Alternative Rock
47
2692
The Divine Comedy Liberation Chamber Pop
48
2745
Motorpsycho Demon Box Alternative Rock
49
2868
Melvins Houdini Sludge Metal
50
2923
Sting Ten Summoner's Tales Adult Contemporary, Pop Rock, Sophisti-Pop
51
2982
Depeche Mode Songs of Faith and Devotion Alternative Rock

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Eric's Trip Love Tara Lo-Fi Indie
Frank Black Frank Black Alternative Rock
De La Soul Buhloone Mind State Conscious Hip Hop, Jazz Rap
Type O Negative Bloody Kisses Gothic Metal
Blue Rodeo Five Days in July Alt-Country, Country Rock
Guru Jazzmatazz Jazz Rap
The Lemonheads Come On Feel the Lemonheads Alternative Rock, Power Pop
The Flaming Lips Transmissions from the Satellite Heart Noise Pop
Blues Explosion Extra Width Garage Rock, Punk Blues
Family [Spain] Un soplo en el corazón Indie Pop, Indietronica
Saint Etienne So Tough Alternative Dance, Indie Pop, Indietronica
Plastikman Sheet One Acid Techno, Minimal Techno
The Posies Frosting on the Beater Alternative Rock, Power Pop
One Dove Morning Dove White Ambient Dub, Ambient House
New Bomb Turks !!Destroy-Oh-Boy!! Garage Punk
The Wildhearts Earth Vs. The Wildhearts Hard Rock
Crowded House Together Alone Pop Rock
New Order Republic Alternative Dance, Dance-Pop, Synthpop
Lenny Kravitz Are You Gonna Go My Way Rock
Belly Star Dream Pop, Indie Rock
R. Kelly 12 Play Contemporary R&B
Mercury Rev Boces Neo-Psychedelia, Noise Pop
Transglobal Underground Dream of 100 Nations Downtempo
American Music Club Mercury Singer/Songwriter, Slowcore
Caetano Veloso & Gilberto Gil Tropicalia 2 Tropicália
The Verve A Storm in Heaven Neo-Psychedelia, Shoegaze
Tool Undertow Alternative Metal
Jane Siberry When I Was a Boy Art Pop
Primus Pork Soda Alternative Rock, Funk Metal, Funk Rock
Entombed Wolverine Blues Death 'n' Roll
Smog Julius Caesar Lo-Fi Indie, Singer/Songwriter
Tony Toni Toné Sons of Soul New Jack Swing
Mick Jagger Wandering Spirit Rock
Digable Planets Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space) Jazz Rap
Wynton Marsalis Citi Movement Jazz
Swervedriver Mezcal Head Shoegaze
KRS-One Return of the Boom Bap Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop
Bill Frisell Have a Little Faith Jazz Fusion
Neil Young Unplugged Acoustic Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
The The Dusk Alternative Rock, Art Pop, Pop Rock
Jellyfish Spilt Milk Art Pop, Power Pop
Willie Nelson Across the Borderline Country
Bikini Kill Pussy Whipped Riot Grrrl
Sugar Beaster Alternative Rock, Power Pop
Toni Braxton Toni Braxton Contemporary R&B, Smooth Soul
His Name Is Alive Mouth by Mouth Art Rock, Dream Pop
The Sabres of Paradise Sabresonic Ambient Techno, IDM
Nanci Griffith Other Voices, Other Rooms Contemporary Folk, Country, Singer/Songwriter
Paul Westerberg 14 Songs Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Manic Street Preachers Gold Against the Soul Alternative Rock, Hard Rock
Souls of Mischief 93 'Til Infinity Boom Bap, Jazz Rap
P.M. Dawn The Bliss Album...? Conscious Hip Hop, Contemporary R&B, Pop Rap
Altan Island Angel Irish Folk Music
Brad Shame Grunge
Black Moon Enta Da Stage Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop
The Fall The Infotainment Scan Indie Rock, Post-Punk
Joshua Redman Wish Jazz
The God Machine Scenes from the Second Storey Alternative Rock, Post-Hardcore
John Zorn Kristallnacht Avant-Garde Jazz
Frank Zappa/Ensemble Modern The Yellow Shark Modern Classical
M People Elegant Slumming Dance-Pop, House
Labradford Prazision LP Ambient, Post-Rock
Bernhard Günter Un Peu de Neige Salie Lowercase, Microsound
Dwight Yoakam This Time Country
Carcass Heartwork Melodic Death Metal
The Walkabouts Satisfied Mind Alt-Country, Americana
Buffalo Tom Big Red Letter Day Alternative Rock, Power Pop
Seam The Problem with Me Indie Rock
Teenage Fanclub Thirteen Jangle Pop, Power Pop
John Coltrane Newport '63 Post-Bop