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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.65 | 3900 ratings
QWR = 4.6225
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.63 | 3622 ratings
QWR = 4.5949
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.63 | 2874 ratings
QWR = 4.5870
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
4
4.62 | 3577 ratings
QWR = 4.5846
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
5
4.61 | 3642 ratings
QWR = 4.5792
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
6
4.60 | 3765 ratings
QWR = 4.5668
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
7
4.60 | 3131 ratings
QWR = 4.5647
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.53 | 2867 ratings
QWR = 4.4964
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.49 | 1731 ratings
QWR = 4.4266
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.44 | 3061 ratings
QWR = 4.4117
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.42 | 2731 ratings
QWR = 4.3803
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.42 | 2443 ratings
QWR = 4.3767
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
13
4.42 | 1845 ratings
QWR = 4.3691
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.39 | 2281 ratings
QWR = 4.3504
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
15
4.40 | 1419 ratings
QWR = 4.3379
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
16
4.36 | 2639 ratings
QWR = 4.3225
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.33 | 2228 ratings
QWR = 4.2933
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
18
4.35 | 1418 ratings
QWR = 4.2922
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
19
4.37 | 953 ratings
QWR = 4.2812
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
20
4.35 | 1121 ratings
QWR = 4.2777
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
21
4.37 | 881 ratings
QWR = 4.2753
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
22
4.31 | 2697 ratings
QWR = 4.2736
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
23
4.35 | 1115 ratings
QWR = 4.2729
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une CinquiŔme Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
24
4.33 | 1373 ratings
QWR = 4.2649
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
25
4.29 | 2567 ratings
QWR = 4.2574
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
26
4.33 | 1100 ratings
QWR = 4.2573
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
27
4.29 | 2476 ratings
QWR = 4.2573
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
28
4.32 | 1359 ratings
QWR = 4.2552
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
29
4.32 | 1129 ratings
QWR = 4.2494
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
30
4.31 | 1395 ratings
QWR = 4.2470
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
31
4.29 | 1980 ratings
QWR = 4.2451
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
32
4.29 | 1630 ratings
QWR = 4.2379
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
33
4.29 | 1313 ratings
QWR = 4.2296
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
34
4.31 | 1004 ratings
QWR = 4.2270
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
35
4.27 | 1480 ratings
QWR = 4.2185
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
36
4.32 | 807 ratings
QWR = 4.2183
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
37
4.32 | 784 ratings
QWR = 4.2156
The Mothers Of Invention: One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
38
4.28 | 1266 ratings
QWR = 4.2155
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
39
4.32 | 713 ratings
QWR = 4.2132
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
40
4.30 | 812 ratings
QWR = 4.2078
Mekan´k Destrukt´w Kommand÷h
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
41
4.24 | 1803 ratings
QWR = 4.1989
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
42
4.30 | 721 ratings
QWR = 4.1963
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
43
4.32 | 593 ratings
QWR = 4.1938
In A Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
44
4.30 | 720 ratings
QWR = 4.1898
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
45
4.25 | 1270 ratings
QWR = 4.1876
Acquiring The Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
46
4.29 | 735 ratings
QWR = 4.1858
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
47
4.25 | 873 ratings
QWR = 4.1660
Hamburger Concerto
Focus
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
48
4.25 | 823 ratings
QWR = 4.1652
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop
49
4.23 | 1185 ratings
QWR = 4.1646
Voyage Of The Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
50
4.25 | 866 ratings
QWR = 4.1631
If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1970
Shop

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