CIN Artist Albums - Year-End - 1995


 

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Notes:

A
my ranking, based on a revised version of the Chartwatch Sales-Related Points System.
© 1996 T. Zywietz, CRP
B
official ranking as published by Music Week 13.01.1996
© 1996 CIN Ltd, London
C
ranking acc. to the Chartwatch Sales-Related Points System
HP
Highest position reached
wk
Total number of weeks on the Top 75
BPI
BPI Certified Awards: Silver=60,000, Gold=100,000, Platinum=300,000
*
an asterisk marks an alien act. Official statistics: UK 65%, US 23%, Europe 9%, other 3%.

  A   B   C HP wk BPI Artist: Title (Label)

  1   3   1  1 52 5P *Celine Dion: The Colour Of My Love (Epic)
  2   2  11  1 13 5P  Oasis: (What's The Story) Morning Glory? (Creation)
  3   7   2  1 33 2P  Paul Weller: Stanley Road (Go!Discs)
  4   5   8  1 29 3P *Michael Jackson: History - Past, Present And Future,
                      Book 1 (Epic)
  5   8   5  1 38 3P  Wet Wet Wet: Picture This (Precious Org.)
  6   1  24  1  7 6P  Robson Green & Jerome Flynn: Robson & Jerome (RCA)
  7  17   4  5 52 3P  Oasis: Definitely Maybe (Creation)
  8  22   3  3 52 2P  The Cranberries: No Need To Argue (Island)
  9   6  29  1  8 2P  Queen: Made In Heaven (Parlophone)
 10   4  20  1 12 3P  Simply Red: Life (East West)
 11  13   7  1 52 6P  The Beautiful South: Carry On Up The Charts - 
                      The Best Of ... (Go!Discs)
 12  25   6  2 49 4P  Blur: Parklife (Food/Parlophone)
 13   9  21  1 16 2P  Blur: The Great Escape (Food/Parlophone)
 14  18  12  8 50 2P  M People: Bizarre Fruit / Bizarre Fruit II 
                      (Deconstruction/RCA)
 15  28   9  2 46  P  Portishead: Dummy (Go.Beat)
 16  14  10  1 39 2P  Annie Lennox: Medusa (RCA)
 17  10  38  1  9 2P  Pulp: Different Class (Island)
 18  11  43  3  8 2P *Madonna: Something To Remember (Maverick/Sire)
 19  34  14  1 26  P  Supergrass: I Should Coco (Parlophone)
 20  20  17  1 28  P *BonJovi: These Days (Mercury)
 21  27  13  1 29 2P *Bruce Springsteen: Greatest Hits (Columbia)
 22  12  47  4  8 2P  Elton John: Love Songs (Rocket)
 23  15  32  1 14 2P *Mariah Carey: Daydream (Columbia)
 24  24  31  2 13  P *Janet Jackson: Design Of A Decade 1986/1996 (A&M)
 25  16  15  1 27 2P  Take That: Nobody Else (RCA)
 26  31  16  1 24  P  Alison Moyet: Singles (Columbia)
 27  23  36  1 19  G  Boyzone: Said And Done (Polydor)
 28  33  26  4 25  P *TLC: Crazysexycool (LaFace/Arista)
 29  19  59  2  6 2P  The Beatles: Anthology 1 (Apple)
 30  26  41 13 32  P  Lightning Seeds: Jollification (Epic)
 31  21  67  5  6  P  Enya: The Memory Of Trees (WEA)
 32  29  40  2 15  P *Michael Bolton: Greatest Hits 1985-1995 (Columbia)
 33  46  25  3 30  P  Seal: Seal (ZTT)
 34  40  18  3 25 2P  Jimmy Nail: Crocodile Shoes (East West)
 35  37  22  4 49 4P *BonJovi: Cross Road - The Best Of ... (Mercury)
 36  42  19  2 23  P  Free The Spirit: Pan Pipe Moods (PolyGramTV)
 37  47  23  8 39 3P *REM: Monster (Warner Bros.)
 38  36  35  2 23  P *Björk: Post (One Little Indian)
 39  30  56  3 10  P  Def Leppard: Vault - Greatest Hits 1980-1995
                      (Bludgeon Riffola)
 40  32  71  6  9  P  Eternal: Power Of A Woman (1st Ave./EMI)
 41  39  37  1 21  G  Black Grape: It's Great When You're Straight ...
                      Yeah (Radioactive)
 42  35  61  3  9  P *Meat Loaf: Welcome To The Neighbourhood (Virgin)
 43  41  30  1 21  G  Pink Floyd: Pulse (EMI)
 44  48  28  8 42  P *Sheryl Crow: Tuesday Night Music Club (A&M)
 45  44  63  4 11  G  Robert Palmer: The Very Best Of ... (EMI)
 46  43  81  7  7  P  East 17: Up All Night (London)
 47  57  33  6 27  G  Kirsty MacColl: Galore - The Best Of ... (Virgin)
 48  38  84  8  8  P  Jimmy Nail: Big River (East West)
 49  52  27  2 24 4P  Eternal: Always & Forever (1st Ave./EMI)
 50  53  34 13 40  G *Green Day: Dookie (Reprise)
 51  55  42  6 37  G  Radiohead: The Bends (Parlophone)
 52  45  75  9 14  G  Sacred Spirit: Chants & Dances Of The Native  
                      American Indian (Virgin)
 53  51  39  1 25  G  Elastica: Elastica (Deceptive)
 54  49  70 12 20  G *Alanis Morissette: Jagged Little Pill 
                      (Maverick/Sire)
 55  50  82  5 10  G *Roxette: Don't Bore Us, Get To The Chorus! - 
                      Greatest Hits (EMI)
 56  77  44  1 21  G  The Boo Radleys: Wake Up! (Creation)
 57  82  52  6 13     Blowing Free: Sax Moods (Dino)
 58  84  55  1 10  G  The Levellers: Zeitgeist (China)
 59  69  50  9 33  G  Mike & The Mechanics: Beggar On A Beach Of Gold
                      (Virgin)
 60  58  45 10 37  G  Massive Attack: Protection / No Protection (Virgin)
 61  59  48  3 36  G  Leftfield: Leftism (Hard Hands/Columbia)
 62  83  54  3 12  G  Anthony Way / Stanislaw Syrewicz: The Choir - 
                      Music From The BBC TV Series (Decca)
 63  67  49  3 25  G  Del Amitri: Twisted (A&M)
 64  78  58  5 15  G  Van Morrison: Days Like This (Exile/Polydor)
 65  54 116  9  7  G  The Rolling Stones: Stripped (Virgin)
 66  86  64  1 10  G  The Charlatans: The Charlatans (Beggars Banquet)
 67  63  46  9 22 2P  Sting: Fields Of Gold - The Best Of ... (A&M)
 68  73  51  3 14  G  Elton John: Made In England (Rocket)
 69  56  96 12 11  G *Luther Vandross: Greatest Hits 1981-1995 (Epic)
 70  70  57  3 27  G  Tricky: Maxinquaye (4th+B'way)
 71  72  60 11 21  G *Vanessa-Mae: The Violin Player (EMI Classics)
 72  62 103 12  9  G  UB40: The Best Of UB40 - Volume 2 (DEP Int./Virgin)
 73  85  68  3 16  S *Foo Fighters: Foo Fighters (Roswell/Parlophone)
 74  75  66 21 34    *Offspring: Smash (Epitaph)
 75  68  53  3 25 2P  East 17: Steam (London)
 76   -  79 10  8     Inspirations: Pan Pipe Dreams (Pure Music)
 77   -  78  2  8  S *The Red Hot Chili Peppers: One Hot Minute 
                      (Warner Bros.)
 78  74  72 30 43  P  The Cranberries: Everybody Else Is Doing It, 
                      So Why Can't We? (Island)
 79  60 129 15  9  G  Cliff Richard: Songs From Heathcliffe (EMI)
 80  91  69  4 12  G  Rod Stewart: A Spanner In The Works (Warner Bros.)
 81  61 135 24  9  G  Shirley Bassey: Sings The Movies (PolyGramTV)
 82  71  62 16 31  P *Nirvana: Unplugged In New York (Geffen)
 83  65 120 18 10  G  Free The Spirit: Pan Pipe Moods Two (PolyGramTV)
 84  66  91 31 28  G  Bill Whelan: Music From Riverdance The Show 
                      (Celtic Heartbeat)
 85   -  93  7  9  G *Celine Dion: D'Eux (Epic)
 86  81  74 17 26 6P *REM: Automatic For The People (Warner Bros.)
 87  76 127 15 10  G  Bryan Ferry & Roxy Music: More Than This - 
                      The Best Of ... (Virgin)
 88  64 141 30 10  G  Foster & Allen: 100 Golden Greats (Telstar)
 89  79  65  2 14  G  Simple Minds: Good News From The Next World
                      (Virgin)
 90   -  73 10 10     Inspirations: Pan Pipe Inspirations (Pure Music)
 91  80  86 13 25 3P *Abba: Gold - Greatest Hits (Polydor)
 92   -  99  4 10  S  Echobelly: On (Fauve/Rhythm King)
 93   -  80  5  8  G *Bob Marley & The Wailers: Natural Mystic
                      (Tuff Gong)
 94  88  77 11 19  G *Garth Brooks: The Hits (Liberty)
 95   -  76  5  8  G  The Smiths: Singles (WEA)
 96  99  92  9 17  S  The Chemical Brothers: Exit Planet Dust 
                      (Junior Boy's Own)
 97   - 112  4  5  G *Prince: The Gold Experience (Warner Bros.)
 98   -  87  4 11  S  The Stone Roses: The Complete (Silvertone)
 99  92 163 16  7  G *Bruce Springsteen: The Ghost Of Tom Joad (Columbia)
100   - 122  4  7  S *Smashing Pumpkins: Mellon Collie And The Infinite
                      Sadness (Virgin)

103  87 104 31 26 6P *Bob Marley & The Wailers: Legend (Tuff Gong)
105  94 111 38 23  G  Pulp: His 'n' Hers (Island)
108  89 102 47 27  P  The Prodigy: Music For The Jilted Generation (XL)
109  90 105 29 26 2P *Nirvana: Nevermind (Geffen)
110 100  90 20 18  G *R Kelly & Public Announcement: 12 Play (Jive)
116  96 113 32 25 3P  Madness: Divine Madness (Virgin)
121  93 209 33  7  G  Hank Marvin: Hank Plays Cliff (PolyGramTV)
122  98  97 13 17  P  The Stone Roses: Second Coming (Geffen)
125  97 208 33  8  G  Chris de Burgh: Beautiful Dreams (A&M)
134  95 182 28 12  P  The Human League: Greatest Hits (Virgin)

The original underlying chart is © Copyright 1995 by CIN Ltd., London
This summary is © Copyright 1996 by Dipl.-Bibl.(FH) Tobias Zywietz, CRP


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