1973 Album Releases

1973
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Mar 1
Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon
Pink Floyd
The Dark Side of the Moon
100
critic score
(5)
90
user score
(1452)
Apr 13
David Bowie - Aladdin Sane
David Bowie
Aladdin Sane
93
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(437)
Mar 28
Led Zeppelin - Houses of the Holy
Led Zeppelin
Houses of the Holy
97
critic score
(5)
87
user score
(350)
Feb 7
The Stooges - Raw Power
The Stooges
Raw Power
99
critic score
(6)
89
user score
(241)
Aug 3
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions
Stevie Wonder
Innervisions
100
critic score
(3)
88
user score
(205)
Aug 1
Can - Future Days
Can
Future Days
94
critic score
(2)
88
user score
(163)
Oct 12
Genesis - Selling England by the Pound
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound
70
critic score
(2)
88
user score
(139)
Mar 23
King Crimson - Larks' Tongues in Aspic
King Crimson
Larks' Tongues in Aspic
90
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(138)
Jul 13
Queen - Queen
Queen
Queen
56
critic score
(3)
66
user score
(133)
Dec 1
Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
85
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(123)
Oct 19
The Who - Quadrophenia
The Who
Quadrophenia
83
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(116)
Oct 26
Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters
Herbie Hancock
Head Hunters
85
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(116)
Mar 1
Tom Waits - Closing Time
Tom Waits
Closing Time
89
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(115)
Jul 1
Lou Reed - Berlin
Lou Reed
Berlin
81
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(109)
Oct 5
Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
91
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(105)
Aug 28
Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
Marvin Gaye
Let's Get It On
100
critic score
(2)
87
user score
(97)
Feb 1
The Velvet Underground - Squeeze
The Velvet Underground
Squeeze
25
critic score
(2)
34
user score
(92)
Apr 13
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Catch a Fire
Bob Marley & The Wailers
Catch a Fire
95
critic score
(2)
87
user score
(88)
Mar 24
Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure
97
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(84)
Sep 21
Faust - Faust IV
Faust
Faust IV
92
critic score
(2)
87
user score
(76)
Dec 5
Paul McCartney & Wings - Band on the Run
Paul McCartney & Wings
Band on the Run
90
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(73)
Sep 11
Bruce Springsteen - The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle
Bruce Springsteen
The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle
84
critic score
(4)
85
user score
(68)
Feb 1
Pescado Rabioso - Artaud
Pescado Rabioso
Artaud
90
user score
(67)
May 25
Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells
Mike Oldfield
Tubular Bells
100
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(65)
Jul 27
New York Dolls - New York Dolls
New York Dolls
New York Dolls
90
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(61)
Jan 5
Bruce Springsteen - Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.
Bruce Springsteen
Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.
82
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(59)
Mar 1
John Cale - Paris 1919
John Cale
Paris 1919
92
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(56)
Oct 19
David Bowie - Pin Ups
David Bowie
Pin Ups
53
critic score
(3)
63
user score
(56)
Aug 13
Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd)
Lynyrd Skynyrd
(Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd)
100
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(54)
Aug 31
The Rolling Stones - Goats Head Soup
The Rolling Stones
Goats Head Soup
65
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(54)
Apr 1
Al Green - Call Me
Al Green
Call Me
100
critic score
(1)
88
user score
(42)
Jul 1
Steely Dan - Countdown to Ecstasy
Steely Dan
Countdown to Ecstasy
100
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(41)
Dec 14
Yes - Tales from Topographic Oceans
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans
46
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(38)
Oct 29
John Lennon - Mind Games
John Lennon
Mind Games
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(36)
Nov 1
Roxy Music - Stranded
Roxy Music
Stranded
91
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(36)
Nov 19
Bob Dylan - Dylan
Bob Dylan
Dylan
16
critic score
(3)
39
user score
(36)
Jan 5
Aerosmith - Aerosmith
Aerosmith
Aerosmith
75
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(35)
Aug 1
Secos & Molhados - Secos & Molhados
Secos & Molhados
Secos & Molhados
90
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(35)
Oct 19
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Burnin'
Bob Marley & The Wailers
Burnin'
100
critic score
(1)
88
user score
(34)
Mar 2
Todd Rundgren - A Wizard, a True Star
Todd Rundgren
A Wizard, a True Star
83
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(32)
Jan 8
The Beach Boys - Holland
The Beach Boys
Holland
55
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(31)
Jun 30
Sly & The Family Stone - Fresh
Sly & The Family Stone
Fresh
83
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(31)
Apr 15
Neu! - Neu! 2
Neu!
Neu! 2
72
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(28)
Jul 26
ZZ Top - Tres Hombres
ZZ Top
Tres Hombres
90
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(28)
Jan 1
Gal Costa - Índia
Gal Costa
Índia
93
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(27)
Feb 1
John Martyn - Solid Air
John Martyn
Solid Air
93
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(27)
Nov 19
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Brain Salad Surgery
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Brain Salad Surgery
90
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(27)
Jan 26
Elton John - Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player
Elton John
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player
60
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(26)
Apr 13
Michael Jackson - Music & Me
Michael Jackson
Music & Me
68
critic score
(2)
54
user score
(26)
Sep 7
The Mothers of Invention - Over-Nite Sensation
The Mothers of Invention
Over-Nite Sensation
75
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(26)
Jan 1
Sun Ra - Space is the Place
Sun Ra
Space is the Place
100
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(25)
Dec 1
James Brown - The Payback
James Brown
The Payback
75
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(25)
Dec 1
Magma - Mëkanïk Dëstruktïẁ Kömmandöh
Magma
Mëkanïk Dëstruktïẁ Kömmandöh
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(25)
Mar 29
Mahavishnu Orchestra - Birds of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Birds of Fire
100
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(24)
Jan 1
Fela Kuti & Africa 70 - Gentleman
Fela Kuti & Africa 70
Gentleman
87
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(23)
Oct 1
Kraftwerk - Ralf und Florian
Kraftwerk
Ralf und Florian
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(23)
Mar 12
Caetano Veloso - Araçá Azul
Caetano Veloso
Araçá Azul
60
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(21)
Mar 26
ABBA - Ring Ring
ABBA
Ring Ring
55
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(20)
Mar 30
Herbie Hancock - Sextant
Herbie Hancock
Sextant
80
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(20)
Aug 1
The Allman Brothers Band - Brothers and Sisters
The Allman Brothers Band
Brothers and Sisters
80
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(20)
May 30
George Harrison - Living in the Material World
George Harrison
Living in the Material World
70
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(19)
Mar
Judee Sill - Heart Food
Judee Sill
Heart Food
79
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(18)
Nov 9
Billy Joel - Piano Man
Billy Joel
Piano Man
65
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(18)
Apr 17
Eagles - Desperado
Eagles
Desperado
70
critic score
(2)
63
user score
(17)
Jul 9
Funkadelic - Cosmic Slop
Funkadelic
Cosmic Slop
75
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(17)
Nov 1
Fripp & Eno - (No Pussyfooting)
Fripp & Eno
(No Pussyfooting)
85
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(17)
Feb 25
Alice Cooper - Billion Dollar Babies
Alice Cooper
Billion Dollar Babies
70
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(16)
Jun
John Fahey - Fare Forward Voyagers (Soldier's Choice)
John Fahey
Fare Forward Voyagers (Soldier's Choice)
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(16)
Oct 15
Neil Young - Time Fades Away
Neil Young
Time Fades Away
86
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(16)
May 25
Haruomi Hosono - Hosono House
Haruomi Hosono
Hosono House
76
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(15)
Jun 22
David Bowie - Life On Mars?
David Bowie
Life On Mars?
98
user score
(15)
Jul 13
Bob Dylan - Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
Bob Dylan
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
64
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(15)
1973
Betty Davis - Betty Davis
Betty Davis
Betty Davis
90
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(14)
Jun 12
Novos Baianos - Novos Baianos F.C.
Novos Baianos
Novos Baianos F.C.
82
user score
(14)
1973
Milton Nascimento - Milagre dos Peixes
Milton Nascimento
Milagre dos Peixes
90
critic score
(1)
92
user score
(13)
Feb 11
Blue Öyster Cult - Tyranny and Mutation
Blue Öyster Cult
Tyranny and Mutation
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(13)
May 5
Paul Simon - There Goes Rhymin' Simon
Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin' Simon
90
critic score
(4)
80
user score
(13)
May 23
Gong - Flying Teapot - Radio Gnome Invisible, Pt. 1
Gong
Flying Teapot - Radio Gnome Invisible, Pt. 1
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(13)
Aug 7
The Isley Brothers - 3 + 3
The Isley Brothers
3 + 3
96
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(13)
Jan 1
Raul Seixas - Krig-Ha, Bandolo!
Raul Seixas
Krig-Ha, Bandolo!
90
user score
(12)
Jan 1
Electric Light Orchestra - ELO 2
Electric Light Orchestra
ELO 2
50
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(12)
Jan 13
Deep Purple - Who Do We Think We Are
Deep Purple
Who Do We Think We Are
40
critic score
(1)
66
user score
(12)
Jan 28
T. Rex - Tanx
T. Rex
Tanx
87
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(12)
Mar 2
The Doobie Brothers - The Captain and Me
The Doobie Brothers
The Captain and Me
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(12)
May 19
Faust - The Faust Tapes
Faust
The Faust Tapes
80
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(12)
Dec 1
Alain Goraguer - La Planete Sauvage
Alain Goraguer
La Planete Sauvage
60
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(12)
Jul 1
Waylon Jennings - Honky Tonk Heroes
Waylon Jennings
Honky Tonk Heroes
100
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(11)
Sep 14
Gentle Giant - In a Glass House
Gentle Giant
In a Glass House
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(11)
1973
Tom Zé - Todos Os Olhos
Tom Zé
Todos Os Olhos
86
user score
(10)
May 4
Paul McCartney & Wings - Red Rose Speedway
Paul McCartney & Wings
Red Rose Speedway
80
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(10)
Oct 1
Billy Cobham - Spectrum
Billy Cobham
Spectrum
90
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(10)
Dec 14
Electric Light Orchestra - On the Third Day
Electric Light Orchestra
On the Third Day
70
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(10)
1973
Elis Regina - Elis
Elis Regina
Elis
70
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(9)
1973
Area - Arbeit Macht Frei
Area
Arbeit Macht Frei
90
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(9)
1973
Kim Jung Mi - Now
Kim Jung Mi
Now
79
user score
(9)
Jan 1
Gram Parsons - GP
Gram Parsons
GP
100
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(9)
Feb 23
Dr. John - In the Right Place
Dr. John
In the Right Place
80
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(9)
Apr 1
Faces - Ooh La La
Faces
Ooh La La
90
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(9)
May 10
Curtis Mayfield - Back to the World
Curtis Mayfield
Back to the World
60
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(9)
Dec 1
Jim Croce - I Got a Name
Jim Croce
I Got a Name
70
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(9)
1973
Klaus Schulze - Cyborg
Klaus Schulze
Cyborg
90
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(8)
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