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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.65 | 3878 ratings
QWR = 4.6224
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.63 | 3592 ratings
QWR = 4.5946
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.62 | 3548 ratings
QWR = 4.5880
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
4
4.63 | 2853 ratings
QWR = 4.5845
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
5
4.61 | 3616 ratings
QWR = 4.5784
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
6
4.60 | 3736 ratings
QWR = 4.5659
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
7
4.60 | 3106 ratings
QWR = 4.5658
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.53 | 2846 ratings
QWR = 4.4956
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.49 | 1711 ratings
QWR = 4.4282
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.44 | 3035 ratings
QWR = 4.4121
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.42 | 2708 ratings
QWR = 4.3803
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.41 | 2424 ratings
QWR = 4.3751
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
13
4.42 | 1829 ratings
QWR = 4.3648
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.39 | 2260 ratings
QWR = 4.3537
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
15
4.40 | 1403 ratings
QWR = 4.3390
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
16
4.36 | 2615 ratings
QWR = 4.3218
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.33 | 2207 ratings
QWR = 4.2939
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
18
4.35 | 1404 ratings
QWR = 4.2912
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
19
4.37 | 943 ratings
QWR = 4.2799
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
20
4.35 | 1112 ratings
QWR = 4.2767
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
21
4.31 | 2677 ratings
QWR = 4.2751
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
22
4.37 | 874 ratings
QWR = 4.2738
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
23
4.35 | 1104 ratings
QWR = 4.2722
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une CinquiŔme Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
24
4.33 | 1355 ratings
QWR = 4.2650
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
25
4.33 | 1092 ratings
QWR = 4.2579
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
26
4.29 | 2540 ratings
QWR = 4.2578
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
27
4.29 | 2453 ratings
QWR = 4.2564
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
28
4.31 | 1347 ratings
QWR = 4.2534
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
29
4.31 | 1384 ratings
QWR = 4.2470
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
30
4.32 | 1101 ratings
QWR = 4.2455
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
31
4.28 | 1961 ratings
QWR = 4.2430
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
32
4.29 | 1616 ratings
QWR = 4.2369
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
33
4.29 | 1306 ratings
QWR = 4.2283
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
34
4.31 | 995 ratings
QWR = 4.2271
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
35
4.32 | 798 ratings
QWR = 4.2189
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
36
4.27 | 1462 ratings
QWR = 4.2176
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
37
4.32 | 771 ratings
QWR = 4.2171
The Mothers Of Invention: One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
38
4.28 | 1257 ratings
QWR = 4.2166
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
39
4.33 | 706 ratings
QWR = 4.2149
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
40
4.30 | 800 ratings
QWR = 4.2068
Mekan´k Destrukt´w Kommand÷h
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
41
4.24 | 1784 ratings
QWR = 4.1998
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
42
4.30 | 712 ratings
QWR = 4.1960
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
43
4.32 | 587 ratings
QWR = 4.1924
In A Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
44
4.30 | 712 ratings
QWR = 4.1899
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
45
4.25 | 1264 ratings
QWR = 4.1868
Acquiring The Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
46
4.29 | 725 ratings
QWR = 4.1868
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
47
4.25 | 868 ratings
QWR = 4.1661
Hamburger Concerto
Focus
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
48
4.25 | 814 ratings
QWR = 4.1649
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop
49
4.22 | 1174 ratings
QWR = 4.1630
Voyage Of The Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
50
4.25 | 856 ratings
QWR = 4.1629
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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