Top Albums from UK (Scotland)





Rank All Time Artist Album Genres Year
1
86
The Jesus and Mary Chain Psychocandy Noise Pop, Post-Punk 1985
2
107
Primal Scream Screamadelica Alternative Dance, Neo-Psychedelia 1991
3
201
Belle and Sebastian If You're Feeling Sinister Chamber Pop, Twee Pop 1996
4
247
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand Post-Punk Revival 2004
5
398
Boards of Canada Music Has the Right to Children Ambient Techno, IDM 1998
6
584
Lloyd Cole and The Commotions Rattlesnakes Jangle Pop 1984
7
618
Primal Scream Xtrmntr Alternative Dance, Electronic 2000
8
620
Teenage Fanclub Bandwagonesque Jangle Pop, Power Pop 1991
9
643
John Martyn Solid Air British Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1973
10
696
Cocteau Twins Treasure Dream Pop, Ethereal Wave 1984
11
735
Boards of Canada Geogaddi IDM 2002
12
773
The KLF The White Room Acid House 1991
13
778
SOPHIE Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides Bubblegum Bass, Deconstructed Club 2018
14
783
The Incredible String Band The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter Psychedelic Folk 1968
15
814
Mogwai Young Team Post-Rock 1997
16
884
Belle and Sebastian Tigermilk Chamber Pop, Twee Pop 1996
17
988
Cocteau Twins Heaven or Las Vegas Dream Pop 1990
18
1042
The Beta Band The Three EP's Indie Rock 1998
19
1070
Aztec Camera High Land, Hard Rain Jangle Pop, New Wave 1983
20
1075
The Blue Nile Hats Sophisti-Pop 1989
21
1090
The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues Celtic Rock 1988
22
1091
The Waterboys This Is the Sea Folk Rock, Pop Rock 1985
23
1099
The KLF Chill Out Ambient 1990
24
1101
Simple Minds New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) New Wave, Synthpop 1982
25
1186
Teenage Fanclub Grand Prix Jangle Pop, Power Pop 1995
26
1214
Donovan Sunshine Superman Psychedelic Folk, Psychedelic Pop, Singer/Songwriter 1966
27
1278
The Jesus and Mary Chain Darklands Alternative Rock 1987
28
1302
Orange Juice You Can't Hide Your Love Forever Indie Pop, Jangle Pop 1982
29
1498
Belle and Sebastian The Life Pursuit Chamber Pop 2006
30
1542
The Associates Sulk Art Pop, New Romantic, Synthpop 1982
31
1543
Travis The Man Who Britpop 1999
32
1623
Belle and Sebastian The Boy with the Arab Strap Chamber Pop, Twee Pop 1998
33
1637
Average White Band AWB Smooth Soul 1974
34
1669
Belle and Sebastian Dear Catastrophe Waitress Chamber Pop, Twee Pop 2003
35
1711
Mogwai Come On Die Young Post-Rock 1999
36
1789
CHVRCHES The Bones of What You Believe Electropop, Synthpop 2013
37
1843
The Blue Nile A Walk Across the Rooftops Art Pop, Sophisti-Pop 1984
38
2030
Primal Scream Vanishing Point Alternative Dance 1997
39
2185
Camera Obscura Let's Get Out Of This Country Twee Pop 2006
40
2240
Mogwai Rock Action Post-Rock 2001
41
2264
Boards of Canada Tomorrow's Harvest Ambient Techno, IDM 2013
42
2399
Glasvegas Glasvegas Indie Rock 2008
43
2424
Big Country The Crossing Celtic Rock, Pop Rock 1983
44
2457
Franz Ferdinand You Could Have It So Much Better Post-Punk Revival 2005
45
2589
Annie Lennox Diva Pop Soul 1992
46
2632
The Incredible String Band The 5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion Psychedelic Folk 1967
47
2648
Simple Minds Once Upon a Time Pop Rock 1985
48
2769
Young Fathers Cocoa Sugar Indietronica, Neo-Soul 2018
49
2930
Rustie Glass Swords Purple Sound, Wonky 2011
50
2949
Frightened Rabbit The Midnight Organ Fight Indie Pop, Indie Rock 2008

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Gerry Rafferty City to City Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1978
John Martyn One World Progressive Folk, Singer/Songwriter 1977
The Associates Fourth Drawer Down New Wave, Post-Punk 1981
The Sensational Alex Harvey Band Next Glam Rock, Hard Rock 1973
Biffy Clyro Opposites Alternative Rock 2013
Bert Jansch Bert Jansch Folk Baroque, Singer/Songwriter 1965
Al Stewart Year of the Cat Folk Pop, Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1976
Camera Obscura My Maudlin Career Twee Pop 2009
Nicolette Now Is Early Electronic 1992
Teenage Fanclub Songs from Northern Britain Jangle Pop, Power Pop 1997
Cocteau Twins Head Over Heels Dream Pop, Post-Punk 1983
Arab Strap Philophobia Slowcore 1998
One Dove Morning Dove White Ambient Dub, Ambient House 1993
CHVRCHES Every Open Eye Electropop, Synthpop 2015
Simple Minds Sparkle in the Rain New Wave, Pop Rock 1984
Jack Bruce Songs for a Tailor Blues Rock, Progressive Rock 1969
Simple Minds Sons and Fascination Art Rock, New Wave, Synthpop 1981
The Delgados The Great Eastern Indie Pop, Indie Rock 2000
The Shamen En-Tact Acid House 1990
The Rezillos Can't Stand The Rezillos Pop Punk 1978
Young Fathers Dead Abstract Hip Hop, Experimental Hip Hop, UK Hip Hop 2014
The Twilight Sad Fourteen Autumns and Fifteen Winters Indie Rock, Post-Punk 2007
Dick Gaughan Handful of Earth Scottish Folk Music 1981
Finley Quaye Maverick a Strike Reggae 1997
Young Fathers White Men Are Black Men Too Indietronica 2015
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
Texas White on Blonde Pop Rock 1997
Primal Scream Give Out But Don't Give Up Blues Rock 1994
Simple Minds Empires and Dance New Wave, Post-Punk 1980
Deacon Blue Raintown Pop Rock, Sophisti-Pop 1987
SOPHIE Product Bubblegum Bass 2015
The Waterboys A Pagan Place Pop Rock 1984
Belle and Sebastian Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like a Peasant Twee Pop 2000
Boards of Canada The Campfire Headphase IDM 2005
Snow Patrol Final Straw Alternative Rock 2003
Mogwai Happy Songs for Happy People Post-Rock 2003
The Beta Band The Beta Band Neo-Psychedelia 1999
Donovan A Gift from a Flower to a Garden Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter 1967
Franz Ferdinand Tonight: Franz Ferdinand Indie Rock 2009
Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan Ballad of the Broken Seas Chamber Folk, Singer/Songwriter 2006
Mogwai The Hawk Is Howling Post-Rock 2008
Bert Jansch Jack Orion Folk Baroque 1966
John Martyn Bless the Weather British Folk Rock, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter 1971
Frightened Rabbit Pedestrian Verse Indie Rock 2013
The Jesus and Mary Chain Honey's Dead Noise Pop 1992
Mogwai Mr. Beast Post-Rock 2006
Edwyn Collins Gorgeous George Indie Pop, Pop Rock, Sophisti-Pop 1994
Nazareth Hair of the Dog Hard Rock 1975
Idlewild The Remote Part Indie Rock 2002
C Duncan Architect Indie Pop 2015
Mogwai Rave Tapes Post-Rock 2014
The Beta Band Hot Shots II Indietronica 2001
Frightened Rabbit The Winter Of Mixed Drinks Indie Pop, Indie Rock 2010
Teenage Fanclub Here Jangle Pop 2016
The Delgados Hate Indie Rock 2002
Travis The Invisible Band Britpop 2001
Mogwai Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will Post-Rock 2011
Primal Scream More Light Alternative Dance, Neo-Psychedelia 2013
Teenage Fanclub A Catholic Education Power Pop 1990
Teenage Fanclub Thirteen Jangle Pop, Power Pop 1993
The Twilight Sad It Won/t Be Like This All the Time Post-Punk Revival 2019
Franz Ferdinand Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action Post-Punk Revival 2013
The Twilight Sad Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave Indie Rock, Post-Punk 2014
Mogwai Every Country's Sun Post-Rock 2017
Belle and Sebastian Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance Indie Pop 2015
Belle and Sebastian Write About Love Twee Pop 2010
Edwyn Collins Losing Sleep Pop Rock 2010
Biffy Clyro Puzzle Alternative Rock 2007
The Fratellis Costello Music Garage Rock Revival, Indie Rock 2006
Teenage Fanclub Shadows Jangle Pop, Power Pop 2010
Hudson Mohawke Lantern Trap [EDM], Wonky 2015
Paul Buchanan Mid Air Singer/Songwriter 2012
King Creosote From Scotland With Love Indie Folk 2014
Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat Everything's Getting Older Chamber Jazz, Singer/Songwriter, Spoken Word 2011
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan Sunday at Devil Dirt Americana, Singer/Songwriter 2008
Steve Mason Monkey Minds in the Devil's Time Indie Rock, Singer/Songwriter 2013
Teenage Fanclub Man-Made Jangle Pop, Power Pop 2005
Steve Mason Boys Outside Indie Rock, Indietronica, Singer/Songwriter 2010
The Twilight Sad Forget The Night Ahead Indie Rock, Post-Punk 2009
Biffy Clyro Only Revolutions Alternative Rock 2009