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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.65 | 3861 ratings
QWR = 4.6218
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.63 | 3576 ratings
QWR = 4.5939
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.62 | 3531 ratings
QWR = 4.5881
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
4
4.63 | 2839 ratings
QWR = 4.5847
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
5
4.61 | 3591 ratings
QWR = 4.5785
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
6
4.60 | 3716 ratings
QWR = 4.5662
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
7
4.60 | 3095 ratings
QWR = 4.5654
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.53 | 2833 ratings
QWR = 4.4953
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.49 | 1698 ratings
QWR = 4.4293
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.44 | 3018 ratings
QWR = 4.4118
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.41 | 2698 ratings
QWR = 4.3778
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.41 | 2411 ratings
QWR = 4.3747
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
13
4.41 | 1817 ratings
QWR = 4.3633
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.39 | 2236 ratings
QWR = 4.3529
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
15
4.40 | 1397 ratings
QWR = 4.3382
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
16
4.35 | 2601 ratings
QWR = 4.3206
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.33 | 2196 ratings
QWR = 4.2942
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
18
4.35 | 1395 ratings
QWR = 4.2915
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
19
4.37 | 938 ratings
QWR = 4.2811
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
20
4.35 | 1106 ratings
QWR = 4.2767
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
21
4.31 | 2664 ratings
QWR = 4.2758
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
22
4.37 | 871 ratings
QWR = 4.2755
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
23
4.35 | 1098 ratings
QWR = 4.2729
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une CinquiŔme Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
24
4.32 | 1350 ratings
QWR = 4.2623
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
25
4.29 | 2531 ratings
QWR = 4.2571
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
26
4.33 | 1087 ratings
QWR = 4.2569
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
27
4.29 | 2437 ratings
QWR = 4.2561
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
28
4.32 | 1333 ratings
QWR = 4.2538
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
29
4.31 | 1377 ratings
QWR = 4.2463
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
30
4.28 | 1950 ratings
QWR = 4.2430
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
31
4.32 | 1085 ratings
QWR = 4.2430
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
32
4.29 | 1604 ratings
QWR = 4.2366
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
33
4.29 | 1297 ratings
QWR = 4.2286
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
34
4.31 | 993 ratings
QWR = 4.2279
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
35
4.32 | 793 ratings
QWR = 4.2184
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
36
4.32 | 768 ratings
QWR = 4.2176
The Mothers Of Invention: One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
37
4.27 | 1453 ratings
QWR = 4.2172
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
38
4.28 | 1248 ratings
QWR = 4.2169
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
39
4.33 | 703 ratings
QWR = 4.2155
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
40
4.31 | 794 ratings
QWR = 4.2101
Mekan´k Destrukt´w Kommand÷h
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
41
4.24 | 1766 ratings
QWR = 4.1987
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
42
4.33 | 582 ratings
QWR = 4.1972
In A Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
43
4.30 | 702 ratings
QWR = 4.1906
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
44
4.30 | 710 ratings
QWR = 4.1903
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
45
4.29 | 722 ratings
QWR = 4.1878
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
46
4.24 | 1253 ratings
QWR = 4.1819
Acquiring The Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
47
4.25 | 852 ratings
QWR = 4.1643
If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1970
Shop
48
4.22 | 1163 ratings
QWR = 4.1619
Voyage Of The Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
49
4.24 | 864 ratings
QWR = 4.1618
Hamburger Concerto
Focus
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
50
4.25 | 810 ratings
QWR = 4.1613
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop

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