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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.66 | 4456 ratings
QWR = 4.6314
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.64 | 4142 ratings
QWR = 4.6064
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.63 | 4091 ratings
QWR = 4.5973
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
4
4.63 | 4190 ratings
QWR = 4.5943
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
5
4.63 | 3315 ratings
QWR = 4.5870
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
6
4.60 | 4283 ratings
QWR = 4.5735
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
7
4.60 | 3597 ratings
QWR = 4.5656
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.55 | 3321 ratings
QWR = 4.5149
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.48 | 2051 ratings
QWR = 4.4199
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.45 | 3538 ratings
QWR = 4.4151
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.42 | 3150 ratings
QWR = 4.3815
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.42 | 2856 ratings
QWR = 4.3803
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
13
4.43 | 2171 ratings
QWR = 4.3786
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.40 | 2697 ratings
QWR = 4.3588
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
15
4.40 | 1685 ratings
QWR = 4.3404
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
16
4.37 | 3052 ratings
QWR = 4.3346
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.35 | 2624 ratings
QWR = 4.3134
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
18
4.37 | 1151 ratings
QWR = 4.2908
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
19
4.34 | 1656 ratings
QWR = 4.2863
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
20
4.34 | 1626 ratings
QWR = 4.2799
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
21
4.35 | 1301 ratings
QWR = 4.2793
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une CinquiŔme Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
22
4.37 | 1061 ratings
QWR = 4.2790
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
23
4.30 | 2952 ratings
QWR = 4.2697
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
24
4.34 | 1337 ratings
QWR = 4.2669
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
25
4.30 | 3105 ratings
QWR = 4.2667
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
26
4.29 | 2872 ratings
QWR = 4.2619
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
27
4.30 | 2303 ratings
QWR = 4.2618
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
28
4.31 | 1636 ratings
QWR = 4.2569
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
29
4.32 | 1304 ratings
QWR = 4.2540
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
30
4.31 | 1619 ratings
QWR = 4.2511
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
31
4.30 | 1934 ratings
QWR = 4.2498
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
32
4.32 | 1217 ratings
QWR = 4.2456
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
33
4.30 | 1752 ratings
QWR = 4.2432
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
34
4.30 | 1580 ratings
QWR = 4.2412
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
35
4.30 | 1345 ratings
QWR = 4.2334
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
36
4.32 | 964 ratings
QWR = 4.2296
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
37
4.28 | 1477 ratings
QWR = 4.2189
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
38
4.31 | 871 ratings
QWR = 4.2126
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
39
4.31 | 854 ratings
QWR = 4.2079
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
40
4.30 | 962 ratings
QWR = 4.2074
The Mothers Of Invention: One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
41
4.26 | 1508 ratings
QWR = 4.2020
Acquiring The Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
42
4.28 | 996 ratings
QWR = 4.1955
Mekan´k Destrukt´w Kommand÷h
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
43
4.23 | 2094 ratings
QWR = 4.1889
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
44
4.28 | 886 ratings
QWR = 4.1879
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
45
4.27 | 983 ratings
QWR = 4.1866
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop
46
4.28 | 876 ratings
QWR = 4.1827
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
47
4.24 | 1402 ratings
QWR = 4.1824
Voyage Of The Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
48
4.28 | 793 ratings
QWR = 4.1769
Hatfield And The North
Hatfield And The North
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1973
Shop
49
4.28 | 742 ratings
QWR = 4.1696
In A Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
50
4.25 | 925 ratings
QWR = 4.1668
Rubycon
Tangerine Dream
Progressive Electronic
Studio, 1975
Shop

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