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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.66 | 4151 ratings
QWR = 4.6262
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.63 | 3862 ratings
QWR = 4.5996
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.63 | 3077 ratings
QWR = 4.5893
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
4
4.62 | 3806 ratings
QWR = 4.5881
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
5
4.62 | 3892 ratings
QWR = 4.5855
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
6
4.60 | 4003 ratings
QWR = 4.5697
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
7
4.60 | 3357 ratings
QWR = 4.5670
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.54 | 3079 ratings
QWR = 4.5035
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.48 | 1875 ratings
QWR = 4.4268
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.44 | 3273 ratings
QWR = 4.4103
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.42 | 2932 ratings
QWR = 4.3861
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.42 | 2626 ratings
QWR = 4.3806
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
13
4.42 | 2000 ratings
QWR = 4.3733
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.42 | 1547 ratings
QWR = 4.3557
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
15
4.40 | 2462 ratings
QWR = 4.3553
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
16
4.36 | 2828 ratings
QWR = 4.3257
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.35 | 2421 ratings
QWR = 4.3069
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
18
4.36 | 1535 ratings
QWR = 4.2956
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
19
4.36 | 1232 ratings
QWR = 4.2867
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
20
4.37 | 1054 ratings
QWR = 4.2827
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
21
4.35 | 1209 ratings
QWR = 4.2714
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une CinquiŔme Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
22
4.33 | 1488 ratings
QWR = 4.2709
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
23
4.36 | 976 ratings
QWR = 4.2703
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
24
4.30 | 2894 ratings
QWR = 4.2702
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
25
4.30 | 2759 ratings
QWR = 4.2663
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
26
4.30 | 2651 ratings
QWR = 4.2616
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
27
4.33 | 1195 ratings
QWR = 4.2592
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
28
4.30 | 2129 ratings
QWR = 4.2566
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
29
4.31 | 1471 ratings
QWR = 4.2511
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
30
4.31 | 1504 ratings
QWR = 4.2504
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
31
4.30 | 1767 ratings
QWR = 4.2472
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
32
4.30 | 1438 ratings
QWR = 4.2442
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
33
4.31 | 1233 ratings
QWR = 4.2381
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
34
4.31 | 1101 ratings
QWR = 4.2316
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
35
4.28 | 1592 ratings
QWR = 4.2268
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
36
4.32 | 877 ratings
QWR = 4.2208
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
37
4.31 | 866 ratings
QWR = 4.2178
The Mothers Of Invention: One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
38
4.28 | 1374 ratings
QWR = 4.2173
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
39
4.30 | 894 ratings
QWR = 4.2083
Mekan´k Destrukt´w Kommand÷h
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
40
4.31 | 778 ratings
QWR = 4.2022
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
41
4.31 | 788 ratings
QWR = 4.2016
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
42
4.30 | 794 ratings
QWR = 4.2008
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
43
4.24 | 1937 ratings
QWR = 4.2005
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
44
4.26 | 1381 ratings
QWR = 4.1980
Acquiring The Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
45
4.28 | 802 ratings
QWR = 4.1847
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
46
4.27 | 904 ratings
QWR = 4.1782
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop
47
4.30 | 656 ratings
QWR = 4.1767
In A Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
48
4.23 | 1284 ratings
QWR = 4.1697
Voyage Of The Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
49
4.25 | 955 ratings
QWR = 4.1685
Hamburger Concerto
Focus
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
50
4.26 | 853 ratings
QWR = 4.1651
Rubycon
Tangerine Dream
Progressive Electronic
Studio, 1975
Shop

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