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8 classic 90s albums that didn’t hit #1 in the UK

No-one can deny that the 90s were a great time for music, with countless classic albums released across loads of genres: grunge, Britpop, rap, techno and plenty more. However, that wasn’t always reflected in the charts. In fact, a lot of seminal albums didn’t even get close to the top …

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The 10 best albums of the 90s (according to critics!)

What is the best 90s album of them all? It’s a question that’s impossible to answer, but we’re going to try anyway. We took 9 ‘best 90s albums’ lists from respected outlets Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Absolute Radio, Q, Paste, FACT, SPIN, Slant and Diffuser and assigned each album in the top …

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These 90s albums still sell by the bucketload (surprisingly!)

So many classic albums were released in the 90s that it’s hard to remember even half of them: Nevermind, Definitely Maybe, The Boatman’s Call, Parklife – the list goes on. To this day, those albums still sell by the bucketload. Surprisingly, though, some less renowned records from the 90s are …

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The 10 best selling albums of the 90s

The 90s was a fantastic time for music, with countless classic albums from now legendary artists. OK Computer, Parklife, Nevermind: the list goes on. So surely the biggest selling 90s albums in the UK is a pretty epic list, right? Erm…not quite. Prepare yourself for a shock as we delve …

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The 9 weirdest UK number 1 singles of all time

Britain is renowned for producing good music, with the Beatles, David Bowie, Radiohead, the Rolling Stones and too many more to list all emerging from our wonderful isles. Unfortunately, the British public has quite a fondness for novelty singles too. Here are 9 of the weirdest songs to hit number …

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Which bands and singers have released the most albums?

Paul Weller released his 11th studio album last year, the 42nd album of his career (including The Jam). 42 albums! Given that the first one came out in 1977, The Modfather is currently averaging over an album a year (although, admittedly, some of them are compilations). Still, by some standards, …

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5 bands that keep getting better

In terms of longevity, most bands are like chewing gum: delicious at first but bland and predictable after a while. Some are even like milk, going rotten and horrible after a couple of albums. Some bands, though, age like the finest of fine wines, saving their greatest work for later …

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