1990 Album Releases

1990
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Sep 17
Cocteau Twins - Heaven or Las Vegas
Cocteau Twins
Heaven or Las Vegas
87
critic score
(4)
89
user score
(270)
Mar 19
Depeche Mode - Violator
Depeche Mode
Violator
81
critic score
(6)
86
user score
(223)
Jun 26
Sonic Youth - Goo
Sonic Youth
Goo
78
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(220)
Aug 13
Pixies - Bossanova
Pixies
Bossanova
85
critic score
(5)
84
user score
(191)
Oct 15
Ride - Nowhere
Ride
Nowhere
78
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(147)
Apr 19
Fugazi - Repeater
Fugazi
Repeater
90
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(132)
Sep 17
Megadeth - Rust in Peace
Megadeth
Rust in Peace
88
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(110)
Jun 12
Mariah Carey - Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
69
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(105)
Apr 10
Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet
Public Enemy
Fear of a Black Planet
95
critic score
(6)
88
user score
(98)
Aug 21
Alice in Chains - Facelift
Alice in Chains
Facelift
70
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(81)
Aug 31
Angelo Badalamenti - Soundtrack from Twin Peaks
Angelo Badalamenti
Soundtrack from Twin Peaks
90
critic score
(1)
90
user score
(79)
May 16
Ice Cube - AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
Ice Cube
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
72
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(72)
Apr 17
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - The Good Son
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
The Good Son
79
critic score
(5)
83
user score
(63)
Oct 9
Slayer - Seasons in the Abyss
Slayer
Seasons in the Abyss
84
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(54)
Jul 3
Pantera - Cowboys from Hell
Pantera
Cowboys from Hell
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(53)
Feb 5
The KLF - Chill Out
The KLF
Chill Out
95
critic score
(2)
89
user score
(51)
Apr 13
Green Day - 39/Smooth
Green Day
39/Smooth
65
user score
(45)
Sep 3
Judas Priest - Painkiller
Judas Priest
Painkiller
90
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(42)
Jan 1
Ween - GodWeenSatan: The Oneness
Ween
GodWeenSatan: The Oneness
85
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(40)
Jan 1
Galaxie 500 - This is Our Music
Galaxie 500
This is Our Music
85
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(40)
Apr 1
My Bloody Valentine - Glider
My Bloody Valentine
Glider
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(40)
May 21
Mazzy Star - She Hangs Brightly
Mazzy Star
She Hangs Brightly
80
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(39)
Feb 16
John Zorn - Naked City
John Zorn
Naked City
88
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(37)
Nov 9
Madonna - The Immaculate Collection
Madonna
The Immaculate Collection
90
critic score
(4)
93
user score
(37)
Nov 12
Kylie Minogue - Rhythm of Love
Kylie Minogue
Rhythm of Love
65
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(36)
Feb 7
Primus - Frizzle Fry
Primus
Frizzle Fry
80
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(32)
May 28
The Breeders - Pod
The Breeders
Pod
82
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(32)
Aug 21
Jane's Addiction - Ritual de lo habitual
Jane's Addiction
Ritual de lo habitual
74
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(32)
Oct 15
Morrissey - Bona Drag
Morrissey
Bona Drag
93
critic score
(4)
89
user score
(32)
Mar 1
Sinéad O'Connor - I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got
Sinéad O'Connor
I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got
90
critic score
(6)
80
user score
(31)
Oct 1
Iron Maiden - No Prayer for the Dying
Iron Maiden
No Prayer for the Dying
46
critic score
(3)
58
user score
(31)
Oct 1
The La's - The La's
The La's
The La's
95
critic score
(4)
82
user score
(31)
Jan 15
The Sundays - Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic
The Sundays
Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic
87
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(28)
Sep 18
The Flaming Lips - In a Priest Driven Ambulance
The Flaming Lips
In a Priest Driven Ambulance
80
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(28)
Sep 24
AC/DC - The Razors Edge
AC/DC
The Razors Edge
64
critic score
(3)
68
user score
(28)
Nov 27
Happy Mondays - Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches
Happy Mondays
Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches
83
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(28)
Oct 22
Pet Shop Boys - Behaviour
Pet Shop Boys
Behaviour
84
critic score
(4)
80
user score
(27)
Feb 16
Death - Spiritual Healing
Death
Spiritual Healing
70
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(26)
Jul 3
Yo La Tengo - Fakebook
Yo La Tengo
Fakebook
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(26)
Sep 10
Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Ragged Glory
Neil Young and Crazy Horse
Ragged Glory
90
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(24)
Aug 1
Codeine - Frigid Stars LP
Codeine
Frigid Stars LP
89
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(23)
Sep 10
Bob Dylan - Under the Red Sky
Bob Dylan
Under the Red Sky
43
critic score
(3)
44
user score
(23)
Jan 25
Daniel Johnston - 1990
Daniel Johnston
1990
83
user score
(22)
Jun 11
Dead Can Dance - Aion
Dead Can Dance
Aion
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(21)
Sep 25
The Replacements - All Shook Down
The Replacements
All Shook Down
75
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(20)
Sep 3
George Michael - Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1
George Michael
Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1
79
critic score
(5)
82
user score
(19)
Jan 15
They Might Be Giants - Flood
They Might Be Giants
Flood
60
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(18)
May 22
Madonna - I'm Breathless
Madonna
I'm Breathless
73
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(18)
Aug 20
Black Sabbath - Tyr
Black Sabbath
Tyr
60
critic score
(1)
56
user score
(17)
Feb 12
Pale Saints - The Comforts of Madness
Pale Saints
The Comforts of Madness
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(16)
Mar 20
Madonna - Vogue
Madonna
Vogue
90
critic score
(1)
91
user score
(16)
Aug 7
Soda Stereo - Canción animal
Soda Stereo
Canción animal
80
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(16)
Aug 7
Deee-Lite - World Clique
Deee-Lite
World Clique
93
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(15)
Aug 27
LL Cool J - Mama Said Knock You Out
LL Cool J
Mama Said Knock You Out
82
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(15)
Oct 6
Whitney Houston - I'm Your Baby Tonight
Whitney Houston
I'm Your Baby Tonight
44
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(15)
Dec 10
Enigma - MCMXC a.D.
Enigma
MCMXC a.D.
86
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(15)
Jan 1
Sun City Girls - Torch of the Mystics
Sun City Girls
Torch of the Mystics
90
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(14)
Apr 11
Lou Reed & John Cale - Songs for Drella
Lou Reed & John Cale
Songs for Drella
79
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(14)
Aug 21
Anthrax - Persistence of Time
Anthrax
Persistence of Time
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(14)
Aug 28
Robert Johnson - The Complete Recordings
Robert Johnson
The Complete Recordings
100
critic score
(3)
92
user score
(14)
Sep 7
Prefab Sprout - Jordan: The Comeback
Prefab Sprout
Jordan: The Comeback
91
critic score
(3)
92
user score
(14)
Oct 5
Brian Eno & John Cale - Wrong Way Up
Brian Eno & John Cale
Wrong Way Up
87
critic score
(4)
82
user score
(13)
Oct 8
The Charlatans - Some Friendly
The Charlatans
Some Friendly
70
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(13)
Nov 6
Scorpions - Crazy World
Scorpions
Crazy World
79
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(13)
Nov 13
Lush - Gala
Lush
Gala
83
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(13)
May 29
The Jesus Lizard - Head
The Jesus Lizard
Head
85
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(12)
Aug 21
Prince - Graffiti Bridge
Prince
Graffiti Bridge
78
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(12)
Nov 5
Slowdive - Slowdive
Slowdive
Slowdive
70
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(12)
Dec 15
Royal Trux - Twin Infinitives
Royal Trux
Twin Infinitives
60
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(12)
Jun 21
Uncle Tupelo - No Depression
Uncle Tupelo
No Depression
70
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(11)
Jun 26
Danzig - Danzig II: Lucifuge
Danzig
Danzig II: Lucifuge
85
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(11)
Jul 19
Mother Love Bone - Apple
Mother Love Bone
Apple
90
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(11)
Nov 23
Bad Religion - Against the Grain
Bad Religion
Against the Grain
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(11)
1990
Naked City - Torture Garden
Naked City
Torture Garden
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(10)
Jun 1
Iggy Pop - Brick by Brick
Iggy Pop
Brick by Brick
82
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(10)
Sep 1
L7 - Smell the Magic
L7
Smell the Magic
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(10)
Nov 13
The Sisters of Mercy - Vision Thing
The Sisters of Mercy
Vision Thing
60
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(10)
Jan 7
Paradise Lost - Lost Paradise
Paradise Lost
Lost Paradise
40
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(9)
Apr 10
Fleetwood Mac - Behind the Mask
Fleetwood Mac
Behind the Mask
53
critic score
(3)
60
user score
(9)
Apr 16
Bathory - Hammerheart
Bathory
Hammerheart
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(9)
May 22
Eric B. & Rakim - Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em
Eric B. & Rakim
Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em
66
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(9)
Aug 14
N.W.A. - 100 Miles and Runnin'
N.W.A.
100 Miles and Runnin'
60
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(9)
Aug 20
Duran Duran - Liberty
Duran Duran
Liberty
41
critic score
(3)
37
user score
(9)
Sep 21
Tatsuro Yamashita - For You
Tatsuro Yamashita
For You
84
user score
(9)
Sep 25
INXS - X
INXS
X
75
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(9)
Oct 16
Paul Simon - The Rhythm of the Saints
Paul Simon
The Rhythm of the Saints
70
critic score
(5)
77
user score
(9)
Oct 19
Kreator - Coma of Souls
Kreator
Coma of Souls
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(9)
Dec 4
Brand Nubian - One for All
Brand Nubian
One for All
85
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(9)
Jan 1
The Beloved - Happiness
The Beloved
Happiness
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(8)
Jan 24
The Black Crowes - Shake Your Money Maker
The Black Crowes
Shake Your Money Maker
70
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(8)
Feb 1
The Fall - Extricate
The Fall
Extricate
80
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(8)
Mar 27
Social Distortion - Social Distortion
Social Distortion
Social Distortion
90
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(8)
Jun 4
Entombed - Left Hand Path
Entombed
Left Hand Path
70
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(8)
Jun 25
Deicide - Deicide
Deicide
Deicide
95
critic score
(2)
88
user score
(8)
Jul 1
Ice Cube - Kill at Will
Ice Cube
Kill at Will
69
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(8)
Sep 8
Los Prisioneros - Corazones
Los Prisioneros
Corazones
85
user score
(8)
Sep 25
Superchunk - Superchunk
Superchunk
Superchunk
77
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(8)
Oct 26
a-ha - East of the Sun, West of the Moon
a-ha
East of the Sun, West of the Moon
47
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(8)
Jan 1
The Chills - Submarine Bells
The Chills
Submarine Bells
80
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(7)
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