Top Albums of 1999





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
111
The Flaming Lips The Soft Bulletin Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
2
222
Sigur Rós Agætis byrjun Post-Rock
3
232
The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs Indie Pop
4
278
Bonnie "Prince" Billy I See a Darkness Alt-Country, Americana, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
5
334
Moby Play Downtempo
6
356
Eminem The Slim Shady LP Hardcore Hip Hop
7
533
Wilco Summerteeth Indie Rock, Pop Rock
8
636
Basement Jaxx Remedy Dance-Pop, Funky House
9
655
Blur 13 Art Rock, Indie Rock
10
661
The Roots Things Fall Apart Conscious Hip Hop
11
744
Tom Waits Mule Variations Blues Rock, Singer/Songwriter
12
770
The Dismemberment Plan Emergency & I Indie Rock
13
782
Beck Midnite Vultures Alternative Rock, Funk Rock
14
823
Mos Def Black on Both Sides Conscious Hip Hop
15
984
Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
16
999
Built to Spill Keep It Like a Secret Indie Rock
17
1012
Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles Rap Metal
18
1271
Dr. Dre 2001 Gangsta Rap
19
1295
dEUS The Ideal Crash Alternative Rock, Art Rock
20
1405
Death in Vegas The Contino Sessions Psychedelic Rock, Trip Hop
21
1442
Travis The Man Who Britpop
22
1445
Mogwai Come On Die Young Post-Rock
23
1487
Nine Inch Nails The Fragile Alternative Rock, Industrial Rock
24
1501
Le Tigre Le Tigre Dance-Punk, Indietronica, Riot Grrrl
25
1548
The Chemical Brothers Surrender Big Beat
26
1587
Fiona Apple When the Pawn... Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
27
1590
Blink-182 Enema of the State Pop Punk
28
1671
Shelby Lynne I Am Shelby Lynne Country Pop
29
1681
XTC Apple Venus Volume 1 Art Pop, Chamber Pop, Pop Rock
30
1859
Beth Orton Central Reservation Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
31
1900
MF Doom Operation: Doomsday Abstract Hip Hop
32
1947
Blumfeld Old Nobody Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
33
1995
Slipknot Slipknot Nu Metal
34
2030
Jim O'Rourke Eureka Art Pop, Chamber Pop, Jazz Pop
35
2103
Low Secret Name Slowcore
36
2234
Shack H.M.S. Fable Britpop
37
2304
Super Furry Animals Guerrilla Neo-Psychedelia
38
2306
Pavement Terror Twilight Indie Rock
39
2386
Underworld Beaucoup Fish Progressive House, Techno
40
2396
Boredoms Vision Creation Newsun Experimental Rock, Psychedelic Rock
41
2666
Smog Knock Knock Lo-Fi Indie, Singer/Songwriter
42
2667
Sleater-Kinney The Hot Rock Indie Rock
43
2827
Macy Gray On How Life Is Contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
TLC Fanmail Contemporary R&B
Handsome Boy Modeling School So... How's Your Girl? Hip Hop
Mary J. Blige Mary Contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul
Supergrass Supergrass Britpop, Power Pop
Ol' Dirty Bastard N***a Please Hip Hop
Kelis Kaleidoscope Contemporary R&B
Santana Supernatural Pop Rock
Prince Paul A Prince Among Thieves Boom Bap
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Madonna Indie Rock, Post-Hardcore
Destiny's Child The Writing's on the Wall Contemporary R&B
Randy Newman Bad Love Singer/Songwriter
Toumani Diabaté with Ballake Sissoko New Ancient Strings Mande Music
Stereophonics Performance and Cocktails Alternative Rock
The Dillinger Escape Plan Calculating Infinity Mathcore
Steve Earle The Mountain Americana, Progressive Bluegrass
Leftfield Rhythm and Stealth Breakbeat, Progressive House
Gomez Liquid Skin Indie Rock
Tindersticks Simple Pleasure Chamber Pop
The Beta Band The Beta Band Neo-Psychedelia
Nitin Sawhney Beyond Skin Downtempo
Add N to (X) Avant Hard Indietronica
Missy Elliott Da Real World Pop Rap
Black Heart Procession 2 Indie Rock
Fountains of Wayne Utopia Parkway Indie Pop, Power Pop
The Olivia Tremor Control Black Foliage Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
Blackalicious Nia Conscious Hip Hop
Orbital The Middle of Nowhere Techno
Café Tacvba Revés/Yo soy Art Rock, Experimental Rock
Corey Harris Greens from the Garden Blues
Baaba Maal Live at the Royal Festival Hall Mbalax
The Charlatans Us and Us Only Neo-Psychedelia
Roots Manuva Brand New Second Hand UK Hip Hop
Guided by Voices Do the Collapse Indie Rock
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci Spanish Dance Troupe Folk Rock, Indie Folk, Indie Pop, Psychedelic Folk