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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.65 | 3810 ratings
QWR = 4.6211
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.63 | 3535 ratings
QWR = 4.5925
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.62 | 3499 ratings
QWR = 4.5879
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
4
4.63 | 2798 ratings
QWR = 4.5852
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
5
4.61 | 3557 ratings
QWR = 4.5778
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
6
4.60 | 3680 ratings
QWR = 4.5658
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
7
4.60 | 3065 ratings
QWR = 4.5657
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.53 | 2802 ratings
QWR = 4.4925
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.49 | 1673 ratings
QWR = 4.4301
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.45 | 2978 ratings
QWR = 4.4121
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.41 | 2671 ratings
QWR = 4.3785
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.41 | 2385 ratings
QWR = 4.3751
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
13
4.41 | 1786 ratings
QWR = 4.3621
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.39 | 2206 ratings
QWR = 4.3533
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
15
4.40 | 1377 ratings
QWR = 4.3380
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
16
4.35 | 2575 ratings
QWR = 4.3207
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.34 | 2162 ratings
QWR = 4.2971
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
18
4.35 | 1383 ratings
QWR = 4.2911
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
19
4.37 | 1091 ratings
QWR = 4.2876
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
20
4.38 | 927 ratings
QWR = 4.2873
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
21
4.37 | 862 ratings
QWR = 4.2764
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
22
4.31 | 2632 ratings
QWR = 4.2759
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
23
4.35 | 1078 ratings
QWR = 4.2754
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une CinquiŔme Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
24
4.32 | 1324 ratings
QWR = 4.2594
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
25
4.29 | 2500 ratings
QWR = 4.2564
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
26
4.29 | 2409 ratings
QWR = 4.2556
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
27
4.32 | 1320 ratings
QWR = 4.2549
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
28
4.33 | 1072 ratings
QWR = 4.2546
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
29
4.31 | 1352 ratings
QWR = 4.2461
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
30
4.32 | 1071 ratings
QWR = 4.2454
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
31
4.28 | 1925 ratings
QWR = 4.2421
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
32
4.28 | 1586 ratings
QWR = 4.2348
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
33
4.29 | 1286 ratings
QWR = 4.2275
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
34
4.31 | 980 ratings
QWR = 4.2274
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
35
4.28 | 1235 ratings
QWR = 4.2186
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
36
4.33 | 696 ratings
QWR = 4.2167
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
37
4.32 | 781 ratings
QWR = 4.2163
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
38
4.31 | 757 ratings
QWR = 4.2134
The Mothers Of Invention: One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
39
4.27 | 1425 ratings
QWR = 4.2128
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
40
4.31 | 781 ratings
QWR = 4.2110
Mekan´k Destrukt´w Kommand÷h
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
41
4.24 | 1746 ratings
QWR = 4.1986
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
42
4.33 | 573 ratings
QWR = 4.1945
In A Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
43
4.30 | 698 ratings
QWR = 4.1906
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
44
4.30 | 690 ratings
QWR = 4.1888
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
45
4.29 | 713 ratings
QWR = 4.1882
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
46
4.24 | 1240 ratings
QWR = 4.1830
Acquiring The Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
47
4.25 | 831 ratings
QWR = 4.1635
If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1970
Shop
48
4.25 | 850 ratings
QWR = 4.1613
Hamburger Concerto
Focus
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
49
4.25 | 796 ratings
QWR = 4.1606
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop
50
4.22 | 1146 ratings
QWR = 4.1600
Voyage Of The Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop

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