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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.66 | 4211 ratings
QWR = 4.6294
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.63 | 3909 ratings
QWR = 4.6011
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.62 | 3859 ratings
QWR = 4.5895
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
4
4.63 | 3124 ratings
QWR = 4.5888
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
5
4.62 | 3956 ratings
QWR = 4.5860
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
6
4.60 | 4055 ratings
QWR = 4.5706
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
7
4.60 | 3405 ratings
QWR = 4.5671
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.54 | 3137 ratings
QWR = 4.5050
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.48 | 1906 ratings
QWR = 4.4258
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.44 | 3324 ratings
QWR = 4.4102
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.42 | 2977 ratings
QWR = 4.3845
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.42 | 2676 ratings
QWR = 4.3832
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
13
4.42 | 2032 ratings
QWR = 4.3728
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.42 | 1573 ratings
QWR = 4.3574
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
15
4.39 | 2500 ratings
QWR = 4.3544
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
16
4.36 | 2870 ratings
QWR = 4.3271
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.34 | 2455 ratings
QWR = 4.3038
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
18
4.35 | 1558 ratings
QWR = 4.2885
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
19
4.36 | 1256 ratings
QWR = 4.2863
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
20
4.37 | 1072 ratings
QWR = 4.2826
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
21
4.34 | 1519 ratings
QWR = 4.2751
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
22
4.35 | 1227 ratings
QWR = 4.2748
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une CinquiŔme Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
23
4.30 | 2934 ratings
QWR = 4.2730
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
24
4.36 | 994 ratings
QWR = 4.2718
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
25
4.30 | 2792 ratings
QWR = 4.2674
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
26
4.30 | 2692 ratings
QWR = 4.2635
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
27
4.33 | 1218 ratings
QWR = 4.2589
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
28
4.30 | 2164 ratings
QWR = 4.2566
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
29
4.31 | 1527 ratings
QWR = 4.2522
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
30
4.30 | 1801 ratings
QWR = 4.2503
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
31
4.31 | 1500 ratings
QWR = 4.2494
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
32
4.30 | 1462 ratings
QWR = 4.2443
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
33
4.31 | 1251 ratings
QWR = 4.2382
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
34
4.33 | 900 ratings
QWR = 4.2332
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
35
4.31 | 1114 ratings
QWR = 4.2331
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
36
4.28 | 1622 ratings
QWR = 4.2316
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
37
4.32 | 888 ratings
QWR = 4.2244
The Mothers Of Invention: One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
38
4.28 | 1389 ratings
QWR = 4.2160
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
39
4.30 | 911 ratings
QWR = 4.2100
Mekan´k Destrukt´w Kommand÷h
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
40
4.31 | 811 ratings
QWR = 4.2068
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
41
4.31 | 792 ratings
QWR = 4.2041
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
42
4.31 | 805 ratings
QWR = 4.2033
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
43
4.24 | 1964 ratings
QWR = 4.2002
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
44
4.26 | 1402 ratings
QWR = 4.1979
Acquiring The Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
45
4.28 | 819 ratings
QWR = 4.1859
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
46
4.30 | 678 ratings
QWR = 4.1832
In A Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
47
4.27 | 920 ratings
QWR = 4.1807
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop
48
4.23 | 1297 ratings
QWR = 4.1720
Voyage Of The Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
49
4.25 | 965 ratings
QWR = 4.1685
Hamburger Concerto
Focus
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
50
4.25 | 956 ratings
QWR = 4.1682
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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