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The Highest Rated Albums of 1996

1.

DJ Shadow - Endtroducing...
September 16, 1996
Critic Score
96
8 reviews

2.

Beck - Odelay
June 18, 1996
Critic Score
94
8 reviews

5.

Wilco - Being There
October 29, 1996
Critic Score
89
7 reviews

6.

Fugees - The Score
February 13, 1996
Critic Score
88
7 reviews

9.

R.E.M. - New Adventures in Hi-Fi
September 9, 1996
Critic Score
86
8 reviews

10.

Cibo Matto - Viva! La Woman
January 16, 1996
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

12.

Screaming Trees - Dust
June 25, 1996
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

14.

Orbital - In Sides
April 29, 1996
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

15.

Patti Smith - Gone Again
June 18, 1996
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

16.

Weezer - Pinkerton
September 24, 1996
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

17.

Aphex Twin - Richard D. James Album
November 4, 1996
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

18.

The Cardigans - First Band on the Moon
September 17, 1996
Critic Score
79
7 reviews

21.

Tori Amos - Boys for Pele
January 22, 1996
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

22.

2Pac - All Eyez on Me
February 13, 1996
Critic Score
78
7 reviews

23.

His Name Is Alive - Stars on ESP
July 9, 1996
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

25.

Suede - Coming Up
September 2, 1996
Critic Score
77
6 reviews
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