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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.65 | 3645 ratings
QWR = 4.6235
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.63 | 3375 ratings
QWR = 4.5974
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.63 | 2668 ratings
QWR = 4.5928
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
4
4.62 | 3326 ratings
QWR = 4.5900
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
5
4.61 | 3384 ratings
QWR = 4.5742
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
6
4.61 | 2919 ratings
QWR = 4.5701
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
7
4.59 | 3513 ratings
QWR = 4.5626
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
8
4.53 | 2654 ratings
QWR = 4.4895
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.49 | 1593 ratings
QWR = 4.4283
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.43 | 2847 ratings
QWR = 4.4019
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.41 | 2538 ratings
QWR = 4.3770
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.41 | 2260 ratings
QWR = 4.3696
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
13
4.42 | 1695 ratings
QWR = 4.3682
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.39 | 2094 ratings
QWR = 4.3487
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
15
4.41 | 1306 ratings
QWR = 4.3484
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
16
4.36 | 2450 ratings
QWR = 4.3246
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.36 | 1308 ratings
QWR = 4.2986
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
18
4.33 | 2057 ratings
QWR = 4.2922
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
19
4.36 | 1037 ratings
QWR = 4.2842
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une Cinquime Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
20
4.36 | 1030 ratings
QWR = 4.2840
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
21
4.37 | 878 ratings
QWR = 4.2807
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
22
4.38 | 811 ratings
QWR = 4.2800
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
23
4.31 | 2496 ratings
QWR = 4.2759
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
24
4.33 | 1257 ratings
QWR = 4.2647
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
25
4.34 | 1013 ratings
QWR = 4.2588
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
26
4.32 | 1247 ratings
QWR = 4.2585
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
27
4.29 | 2378 ratings
QWR = 4.2583
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
28
4.29 | 2291 ratings
QWR = 4.2555
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
29
4.31 | 1289 ratings
QWR = 4.2463
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
30
4.32 | 1019 ratings
QWR = 4.2449
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
31
4.28 | 1835 ratings
QWR = 4.2430
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
32
4.34 | 662 ratings
QWR = 4.2302
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
33
4.28 | 1510 ratings
QWR = 4.2279
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
34
4.29 | 1217 ratings
QWR = 4.2273
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
35
4.30 | 924 ratings
QWR = 4.2207
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
36
4.27 | 1352 ratings
QWR = 4.2192
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
37
4.28 | 1175 ratings
QWR = 4.2172
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
38
4.31 | 711 ratings
QWR = 4.2108
One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
39
4.31 | 729 ratings
QWR = 4.2099
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
40
4.30 | 733 ratings
QWR = 4.2060
Mkank Dstruktẁ Kmmandh
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
41
4.24 | 1638 ratings
QWR = 4.1963
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
42
4.33 | 527 ratings
QWR = 4.1916
In a Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
43
4.30 | 659 ratings
QWR = 4.1899
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
44
4.29 | 660 ratings
QWR = 4.1859
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
45
4.24 | 1176 ratings
QWR = 4.1813
Acquiring the Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
46
4.28 | 645 ratings
QWR = 4.1768
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
47
4.25 | 813 ratings
QWR = 4.1652
Hamburger Concerto
Focus
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
48
4.25 | 752 ratings
QWR = 4.1642
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop
49
4.26 | 655 ratings
QWR = 4.1589
L'isola di niente
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1974
Shop
50
4.24 | 791 ratings
QWR = 4.1584
Radio Gnome Invisible Vol. 3 - You
Gong
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop

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