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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.65 | 3788 ratings
QWR = 4.6214
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.63 | 3513 ratings
QWR = 4.5949
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.62 | 3476 ratings
QWR = 4.5882
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
4
4.63 | 2782 ratings
QWR = 4.5859
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
5
4.61 | 3534 ratings
QWR = 4.5795
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
6
4.60 | 3045 ratings
QWR = 4.5661
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
7
4.60 | 3658 ratings
QWR = 4.5648
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
8
4.53 | 2779 ratings
QWR = 4.4890
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.49 | 1659 ratings
QWR = 4.4270
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.44 | 2961 ratings
QWR = 4.4115
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.41 | 2652 ratings
QWR = 4.3792
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.41 | 2362 ratings
QWR = 4.3753
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
13
4.41 | 1771 ratings
QWR = 4.3618
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.39 | 2193 ratings
QWR = 4.3535
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
15
4.41 | 1369 ratings
QWR = 4.3401
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
16
4.36 | 2556 ratings
QWR = 4.3212
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.34 | 2148 ratings
QWR = 4.2972
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
18
4.35 | 1376 ratings
QWR = 4.2919
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
19
4.37 | 1082 ratings
QWR = 4.2910
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
20
4.38 | 918 ratings
QWR = 4.2896
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
21
4.38 | 855 ratings
QWR = 4.2807
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
22
4.36 | 1073 ratings
QWR = 4.2781
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une Cinquième Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
23
4.31 | 2611 ratings
QWR = 4.2757
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
24
4.32 | 1311 ratings
QWR = 4.2591
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
25
4.29 | 2479 ratings
QWR = 4.2561
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
26
4.32 | 1312 ratings
QWR = 4.2556
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
27
4.29 | 2391 ratings
QWR = 4.2554
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
28
4.33 | 1066 ratings
QWR = 4.2554
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
29
4.31 | 1343 ratings
QWR = 4.2475
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
30
4.32 | 1065 ratings
QWR = 4.2457
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
31
4.28 | 1912 ratings
QWR = 4.2418
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
32
4.29 | 1575 ratings
QWR = 4.2353
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
33
4.29 | 1275 ratings
QWR = 4.2302
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
34
4.30 | 972 ratings
QWR = 4.2238
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
35
4.28 | 1225 ratings
QWR = 4.2197
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
36
4.33 | 693 ratings
QWR = 4.2186
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
37
4.32 | 773 ratings
QWR = 4.2172
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
38
4.32 | 772 ratings
QWR = 4.2170
Mekanïk Destruktïw Kommandöh
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
39
4.31 | 750 ratings
QWR = 4.2131
The Mothers Of Invention: One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
40
4.27 | 1411 ratings
QWR = 4.2122
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
41
4.24 | 1731 ratings
QWR = 4.1998
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
42
4.33 | 566 ratings
QWR = 4.1954
In A Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
43
4.30 | 707 ratings
QWR = 4.1913
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
44
4.30 | 684 ratings
QWR = 4.1905
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
45
4.29 | 687 ratings
QWR = 4.1833
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
46
4.24 | 1232 ratings
QWR = 4.1832
Acquiring The Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
47
4.25 | 821 ratings
QWR = 4.1626
If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1970
Shop
48
4.25 | 841 ratings
QWR = 4.1623
Hamburger Concerto
Focus
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
49
4.22 | 1135 ratings
QWR = 4.1602
Voyage Of The Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
50
4.25 | 789 ratings
QWR = 4.1596
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop

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