Top Ten: Paste Magazine’s Top Albums Of The 90s

Paste Magazine has released their top 90 records of the 90s as voted by their editors, writers, and readers. The list includes albums from the obscure to the mainstream including some Alice artists like U2, The Sundays, Counting Crows, Radiohead, Green Day and more.

90. Tricky – maxinquaye (1995)
89. The Sundays – Reading, Writing and Arithmetic (1990)
88. Old 97’s – Fight Songs (1999)
87. Morrissey – Bona Drag (1990)
86. Built to Spill – Keep It Like A Secret (1999)
85. Victoria Williams – Loose (1994)
84. Fugees – The Score (1996)
83. Arrested Development – 3 Years, 5 Months and 2 Days in the Life Of (1992)
82. Foo Fighters – The Colour and the Shape (1997)
81. Archers of Loaf – Vee Vee (1995)
80. Fatboy Slim – You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby (1998)
79. Guster – Lost and Gone Forever (1999)
78. Pedro the Lion – It’s Hard to Find a Friend (1998)
77. Rage Against the Machine – Rage Against the Machine (1992)
76. Aphex Twin – Richard D. James Album (1996)
75. Daft Punk – Homework (1997)
74. Pulp – Different Class (1995)
73. Sugar – Copper Blue (1992)
72. Matthew Ryan – May Day (1997)
71. Sam Phillips – Martinis and Bikinis (1994)
70. Sonic Youth – Goo (1990)
69. Patty Griffin – Flaming Red (1998)
68. Nas – Illmatic (1994)
67. Steve Earle – El Corazon (1997)
66. Public Enemy – Fear of a Black Planet (1990)
65. Massive Attack – Mezzanine (1998)
64. Björk – Post (1995)
63. The Jayhawks – Hollywood Town Hall (1992)
62. the notorious b.i.g. – ready to die (1994)
61. Matthew Sweet – Girlfriend (1991)
60. Fiona Apple – Tidal (1996)
59. Gillian Welch – Revival (1996)
58. Sunny Day Real Estate – Diary (1994)
57. Blur – Parklife (1994)
56. The Beta Band – The Three EPs (1998)
55. Wu-Tang Clan – Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (1993)
54. Son Volt – Trace (1995)
53. Green Day – Dookie (1994)
52. Elliott Smith – XO (1998)
51. Jellyfish – Spilt Milk (1993)
50. The White Stripes – The White Stripes (1999)
49. Grifters – Crappin’ You Negative (1994)
48. Bob Dylan – Time Out of Mind (1997)
47. Uncle Tupelo – March 16-20, 1992
46. Weezer – Pinkerton (1996)
45. The Roots – Things Fall Apart (1999)
44. Ben Folds Five – Whatever and Ever Amen (1997)
43. Built to Spill – There’s Nothing Wrong With Love (1994)
42. Outkast – Aquemini (1998)
41. Liz Phair – Exile in Guyville (1993)
40. Billy Bragg and Wilco – Mermaid Avenue (1998)
39. Pavement – Slanted & Enchanted (1992)
38. Johnny Cash – American Recordings (1994)
37. The Innocence Mission – Glow (1995)
36. Portishead – Dummy (1994)
35. Modest Mouse – The Lonesome Crowded West (1997)
34. A Tribe Called Quest – The Low End Theory (1991)
33. Moby – Play (1999)
32. They Might Be Giants – Flood (1990)
31. Emmylou Harris – Wrecking Ball (1995)
40. Billy Bragg and Wilco – Mermaid Avenue (1998)
39. Pavement – Slanted & Enchanted (1992)
38. Johnny Cash – American Recordings (1994)
37. The Innocence Mission – Glow (1995)
36. Portishead – Dummy (1994)
35. Modest Mouse – The Lonesome Crowded West (1997)
34. A Tribe Called Quest – The Low End Theory (1991)
33. Moby – Play (1999)
32. They Might Be Giants – Flood (1990)
31. Emmylou Harris – Wrecking Ball (1995)
30. Mark Heard – Satellite Sky (1992)
29. Lucinda Williams – Car Wheels (1998)
28. Guided By Voices – Bee Thousand (1994)
27. Vigilantes of Love – Killing Floor (1992)
26. Tom Waits – Bone Machine (1992)
25. Wilco – Being There (1996)
24. Uncle Tupelo – Anodyne (1993)
23. Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream (1993)
22. Yo La Tengo – I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One (1997)
21. Oasis – (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? (1995)
20. DJ Shadow – “Endtroducing” (1996)
19. Wilco – Summerteeth (1999)
18. Pearl Jam – Ten (1991)
17. Counting Crows – August and Everything After (1993)
16. Lauryn Hill – The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998)
15. Elliott Smith – Either/Or (1997)
14. Belle & Sebastian – If You’re Feeling Sinister (1996)
13. The Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs (1998)
12. Pavement – Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain (1994)
11. Radiohead – The Bends (1995)
10. The Flaming Lips – The Soft Bulletin (1999)
9. Weezer – Blue Album (1994)
8. My Bloody Valentine – Loveless (1991)
7. R.E.M. – Automatic for the People (1992)
6. Beck – Odelay (1996)
5. U2 – Achtung Baby (1991)
4. Jeff Buckley – Grace (1994)
3. Nirvana – Nevermind (1991)
2. Neutral Milk Hotel – In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (1998)
1. Radiohead – OK Computer (1997)

See the rest of the list and the explanation for each pick at pastemagazine.com

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