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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.67 | 4621 ratings
QWR = 4.6369
Close to the Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.64 | 4293 ratings
QWR = 4.6088
Selling England by the Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.63 | 4220 ratings
QWR = 4.5999
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
4
4.63 | 4337 ratings
QWR = 4.5958
In the Court of the Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
5
4.63 | 3427 ratings
QWR = 4.5895
Thick as a Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
6
4.60 | 4412 ratings
QWR = 4.5733
The Dark Side of the Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
7
4.60 | 3724 ratings
QWR = 4.5678
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.56 | 3449 ratings
QWR = 4.5181
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.48 | 2139 ratings
QWR = 4.4223
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.45 | 3681 ratings
QWR = 4.4220
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.42 | 3268 ratings
QWR = 4.3834
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.43 | 2260 ratings
QWR = 4.3788
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
13
4.42 | 2976 ratings
QWR = 4.3777
Larks' Tongues in Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
14
4.41 | 2807 ratings
QWR = 4.3658
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
15
4.40 | 1757 ratings
QWR = 4.3394
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
16
4.37 | 3177 ratings
QWR = 4.3391
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.36 | 2716 ratings
QWR = 4.3199
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
18
4.38 | 1212 ratings
QWR = 4.2998
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
19
4.38 | 1110 ratings
QWR = 4.2913
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
20
4.35 | 1735 ratings
QWR = 4.2907
In a Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
21
4.34 | 1692 ratings
QWR = 4.2826
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
22
4.35 | 1357 ratings
QWR = 4.2807
Si on avait besoin d'une cinquiŔme saison
Harmonium
Prog Folk
Studio, 1975
Shop
23
4.31 | 3070 ratings
QWR = 4.2743
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
24
4.30 | 3003 ratings
QWR = 4.2710
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
25
4.34 | 1396 ratings
QWR = 4.2707
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
26
4.30 | 3212 ratings
QWR = 4.2691
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
27
4.34 | 1350 ratings
QWR = 4.2669
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
28
4.32 | 1714 ratings
QWR = 4.2615
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
29
4.30 | 2386 ratings
QWR = 4.2590
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
30
4.30 | 2028 ratings
QWR = 4.2576
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
31
4.31 | 1685 ratings
QWR = 4.2536
Crime of the Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
32
4.30 | 1829 ratings
QWR = 4.2527
In the Land of Grey and Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
33
4.30 | 1658 ratings
QWR = 4.2469
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
34
4.32 | 1271 ratings
QWR = 4.2437
Scheherazade and Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
35
4.30 | 1408 ratings
QWR = 4.2372
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
36
4.32 | 1015 ratings
QWR = 4.2328
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
37
4.28 | 1549 ratings
QWR = 4.2235
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
38
4.27 | 1583 ratings
QWR = 4.2161
Acquiring The Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
39
4.31 | 919 ratings
QWR = 4.2140
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
40
4.31 | 899 ratings
QWR = 4.2119
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
41
4.30 | 1015 ratings
QWR = 4.2090
The Mothers of Invention: One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
42
4.28 | 1022 ratings
QWR = 4.1949
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop
43
4.29 | 925 ratings
QWR = 4.1923
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
44
4.23 | 2175 ratings
QWR = 4.1912
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
45
4.28 | 924 ratings
QWR = 4.1895
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
46
4.25 | 1463 ratings
QWR = 4.1883
Voyage of the Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
47
4.27 | 1044 ratings
QWR = 4.1881
Mekan´k Destrukt´w Kommand÷h
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
48
4.28 | 828 ratings
QWR = 4.1753
Hatfield and the North
Hatfield And The North
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
49
4.25 | 1085 ratings
QWR = 4.1725
If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1970
Shop
50
4.25 | 1060 ratings
QWR = 4.1681
Radio Gnome Invisible Vol. 3 - You
Gong
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop

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