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The Highest Rated Albums of the 1990s

1. Slint - Spiderland

Slint - Spiderland
March 27, 1991
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

3. Iris DeMent - Infamous Angel

Iris DeMent - Infamous Angel
September 1, 1992
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

4. Emperor - In the Nightside Eclipse

Emperor - In the Nightside Eclipse
February 21, 1994
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

6. Mary J. Blige - What's the 411?

Mary J. Blige - What's the 411?
July 28, 1992
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

9. U2 - Achtung Baby

U2 - Achtung Baby
November 18, 1991
Critic Score
99
6 reviews

10. Massive Attack - Blue Lines

Massive Attack - Blue Lines
August 6, 1991
Critic Score
98
5 reviews

11. John Zorn - The Circle Maker

John Zorn - The Circle Maker
March 17, 1998
Critic Score
97
2 reviews

12. The Orb - U.F.Orb

The Orb - U.F.Orb
July 6, 1992
Critic Score
97
3 reviews

13. Son Volt - Trace

Son Volt - Trace
September 19, 1995
Critic Score
97
3 reviews

15. Refused - The Shape of Punk to Come

Refused - The Shape of Punk to Come
October 27, 1998
Critic Score
97
3 reviews

16. Liz Phair - Exile in Guyville

Liz Phair - Exile in Guyville
June 22, 1993
Critic Score
96
5 reviews

17. Dwight Yoakam - This Time

Dwight Yoakam - This Time
March 23, 1993
Critic Score
96
2 reviews

18. Charlie Rich - Pictures and Paintings

Charlie Rich - Pictures and Paintings
April 14, 1992
Critic Score
96
2 reviews

19. Reba McEntire - For My Broken Heart

Reba McEntire - For My Broken Heart
October 1, 1991
Critic Score
96
2 reviews

20. Jodeci - Forever My Lady

Jodeci - Forever My Lady
August 27, 1991
Critic Score
96
2 reviews

22. Moby - Moby

Moby - Moby
July 27, 1992
Critic Score
96
2 reviews

23. DJ Shadow - Endtroducing...

DJ Shadow - Endtroducing...
November 19, 1996
Critic Score
96
8 reviews

25. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet

Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet
April 10, 1990
Critic Score
95
6 reviews
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