The Most Influential Albums of the 90s

A Listmania! list by Matthew Parks (DURHAM, NC USA)
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Nevermind
1.  Nevermind by Nirvana
The list author says:
  "Released in 1991, this album changed the face of rock music for the rest of the decade."
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Odelay
2.  Odelay by Beck
The list author says:
  "dense, ironic, kitchy, postmodern collision montage of elements of rock, country, folk, hip hop, blues, and jazz."
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The Chronic
3.  The Chronic by Dr. Dre
The list author says:
  "The SGT. PEPPER'S of rap albums, on which Dre perfected his patented G-Funk sound."
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Exile in Guyville
4.  Exile in Guyville by Liz Phair
The list author says:
  "The best rock album ever recorded by a female artist. . .period."
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Achtung Baby
5.  Achtung Baby by U2
The list author says:
  "After a prolonged flirtation with American music, U2 reinvented themselves on ACHTUNG, BABY with a more European, techno-rave rock band."
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El Corazon
6.  El Corazon by Steve Earle
The list author says:
  "After losing a couple of his life to heroin and jail, Earle turned in this raw gem of rock influenced by country, folk, and punk."
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Ten
7.  Ten by Pearl Jam
The list author says:
  "TEN took the Seattle sound, added Zepplinesque riffs and delivered grunge to the frat rock crowd, thus becoming one of the most influential bands of the 90s."
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Just Another Band from East L.A.: A Collection
8.  Just Another Band from East L.A.: A Collection by Los Lobos
The list author says:
  "Anthology of Los Angeles roots rockers offers a summation of their recording career from 1984-1993."
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Little Earthquakes
9.  Little Earthquakes by Tori Amos
The list author says:
  "Unique among the whole of alternative music."
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You've Come A Long Way, Baby
10.  You've Come A Long Way, Baby by Fatboy Slim
The list author says:
  "The definitive record of the English "Big Beat" movement . A brilliant synthesis of rock, pop, hip hop, and reggae."
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All Shook Down
11.  All Shook Down by The Replacements
The list author says:
  "Paul Westerberg was working on a solo album. Instead it became the Replacements' brilliant, underappreciated swan song."
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Check Your Head
12.  Check Your Head by Beastie Boys
The list author says:
  "Beasties kicked off the 90s by putting American music in their blender and hit "puree." Drink up!"
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Does Amazon sell the original 1991 master of Nevermind or is it only the remastered version? 1 Jun 11, 2014
The Chronic by Dr. Dre 1 May 30, 2014
Black or Blue 0 Apr 19, 2014
Has Anybody Noticed this about the average rating of Nirvana's "Nevermind?" 19 Feb 14, 2013
Trying out rock/metal. Can someone help me out? 46 Jul 15, 2012
Amazon Replace Your Default Cover 0 Mar 17, 2012
ASIN: B002UAJ0BS released Nov. 3, 2009 by Warner? 0 Oct 1, 2011
Deluxe version? 5 May 12, 2011
nevermind the cd 3 Jul 15, 2010
kindle 0 Sep 10, 2009
u2 is just a tree hugging hippie band with a rock edge take this crap off of the punk rock listings and give real punk rock the respect it deserves 6 May 15, 2009
HELP 1 Apr 12, 2009
 
   

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