#Top50 Albums in numbers

OK. It’s time for a little self indulgence, for which I am sure you will forgive me! Feel free to ignore this post if you’re not interested in such geeky housekeeping, but if you are, here’s a few interesting stats concerning my #Top50 albums list (which you can find in its entirety here and here)…

Decades:

5 – the number of decades covered by my #Top50 list

2 – the number of albums on the list released in the 1960s

6 – the number of albums on the list released in the 1970s

11 – the number of albums on the list released in the 1980s

30 – the number of albums on the list released in the 1990s

1 – the number of albums on the list released in the 2000s

Years:

8 – the number of albums on the list released in 1993 (the most in any one year)

6 – the number of albums on the list released in 1994

5 – the number of albums on the list released in 1989 and 1992

3 – the number of albums on the list released in 1990 and 1991

2 – the number of albums on the list released in 1971, 1986, 1987 and 1997

1 – the number of albums on the list released in 1967, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1979, 1983, 1988, 1995, 1996, 1999 and 2006

Genres:

(NB: These are very loose and highly subjective classifications!)

17 – the number of indie/alternative albums on the list (the most of any genre, but it is a very general one!)

9 – the number of electronica/dance albums on the list

8 – the number of metal albums on the list

6 – the number of grunge albums on the list

5 – the number of rock albums on the list

3 – the number of ‘other’ albums on the list

2 – the number of punk/new wave albums on the list.

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  1. Pingback: Top Fifty Nineties Albums: Facts and Stats | Top Fifty Nineties Albums

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