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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.66 | 4303 ratings
QWR = 4.6307
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.64 | 3999 ratings
QWR = 4.6032
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.62 | 3942 ratings
QWR = 4.5913
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
4
4.62 | 4043 ratings
QWR = 4.5887
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
5
4.63 | 3194 ratings
QWR = 4.5870
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
6
4.60 | 4136 ratings
QWR = 4.5704
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
7
4.60 | 3479 ratings
QWR = 4.5671
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.55 | 3204 ratings
QWR = 4.5075
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.48 | 1966 ratings
QWR = 4.4239
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.45 | 3404 ratings
QWR = 4.4134
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.42 | 2744 ratings
QWR = 4.3847
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
12
4.42 | 3049 ratings
QWR = 4.3806
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
13
4.42 | 2083 ratings
QWR = 4.3711
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.40 | 2561 ratings
QWR = 4.3574
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
15
4.41 | 1622 ratings
QWR = 4.3518
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
16
4.37 | 2931 ratings
QWR = 4.3324
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.35 | 2514 ratings
QWR = 4.3078
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
18
4.36 | 1288 ratings
QWR = 4.2891
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
19
4.37 | 1102 ratings
QWR = 4.2869
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
20
4.34 | 1589 ratings
QWR = 4.2810
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
21
4.35 | 1249 ratings
QWR = 4.2790
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une CinquiŔme Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
22
4.34 | 1554 ratings
QWR = 4.2761
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
23
4.37 | 1018 ratings
QWR = 4.2754
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
24
4.30 | 2853 ratings
QWR = 4.2699
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
25
4.30 | 2998 ratings
QWR = 4.2675
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
26
4.30 | 2759 ratings
QWR = 4.2643
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
27
4.30 | 2207 ratings
QWR = 4.2612
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
28
4.33 | 1253 ratings
QWR = 4.2563
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
29
4.31 | 1570 ratings
QWR = 4.2519
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
30
4.31 | 1536 ratings
QWR = 4.2506
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
31
4.29 | 1842 ratings
QWR = 4.2458
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
32
4.30 | 1495 ratings
QWR = 4.2443
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
33
4.31 | 1276 ratings
QWR = 4.2385
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
34
4.31 | 1152 ratings
QWR = 4.2367
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
35
4.29 | 1668 ratings
QWR = 4.2344
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
36
4.33 | 922 ratings
QWR = 4.2336
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
37
4.32 | 918 ratings
QWR = 4.2242
The Mothers Of Invention: One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
38
4.28 | 1420 ratings
QWR = 4.2206
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
39
4.31 | 845 ratings
QWR = 4.2121
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
40
4.30 | 952 ratings
QWR = 4.2104
Mekan´k Destrukt´w Kommand÷h
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
41
4.31 | 814 ratings
QWR = 4.2032
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
42
4.30 | 834 ratings
QWR = 4.2011
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
43
4.26 | 1437 ratings
QWR = 4.2008
Acquiring The Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
44
4.24 | 2014 ratings
QWR = 4.1957
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
45
4.28 | 845 ratings
QWR = 4.1877
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
46
4.27 | 942 ratings
QWR = 4.1836
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop
47
4.29 | 702 ratings
QWR = 4.1801
In A Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
48
4.24 | 1337 ratings
QWR = 4.1771
Voyage Of The Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
49
4.25 | 965 ratings
QWR = 4.1707
Radio Gnome Invisible Vol. 3 - You
Gong
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
50
4.25 | 980 ratings
QWR = 4.1706
If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1970
Shop

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