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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.66 | 4177 ratings
QWR = 4.6286
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.63 | 3881 ratings
QWR = 4.5998
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.63 | 3094 ratings
QWR = 4.5899
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
4
4.62 | 3830 ratings
QWR = 4.5890
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
5
4.62 | 3922 ratings
QWR = 4.5863
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
6
4.60 | 4026 ratings
QWR = 4.5702
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
7
4.60 | 3377 ratings
QWR = 4.5673
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.54 | 3112 ratings
QWR = 4.5044
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.48 | 1888 ratings
QWR = 4.4269
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.44 | 3295 ratings
QWR = 4.4109
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.42 | 2951 ratings
QWR = 4.3862
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.42 | 2652 ratings
QWR = 4.3813
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
13
4.42 | 2013 ratings
QWR = 4.3723
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.42 | 1560 ratings
QWR = 4.3565
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
15
4.40 | 2480 ratings
QWR = 4.3550
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
16
4.36 | 2846 ratings
QWR = 4.3263
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.35 | 2433 ratings
QWR = 4.3073
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
18
4.36 | 1544 ratings
QWR = 4.2960
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
19
4.36 | 1245 ratings
QWR = 4.2872
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
20
4.37 | 1060 ratings
QWR = 4.2837
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
21
4.33 | 1497 ratings
QWR = 4.2729
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
22
4.36 | 984 ratings
QWR = 4.2717
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
23
4.30 | 2910 ratings
QWR = 4.2717
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
24
4.34 | 1213 ratings
QWR = 4.2708
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une CinquiŔme Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
25
4.30 | 2771 ratings
QWR = 4.2663
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
26
4.30 | 2670 ratings
QWR = 4.2630
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
27
4.33 | 1205 ratings
QWR = 4.2586
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
28
4.30 | 2146 ratings
QWR = 4.2570
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
29
4.31 | 1487 ratings
QWR = 4.2516
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
30
4.31 | 1512 ratings
QWR = 4.2507
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
31
4.30 | 1781 ratings
QWR = 4.2491
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
32
4.31 | 1448 ratings
QWR = 4.2463
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
33
4.31 | 1240 ratings
QWR = 4.2389
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
34
4.31 | 1105 ratings
QWR = 4.2315
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
35
4.28 | 1605 ratings
QWR = 4.2277
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
36
4.32 | 885 ratings
QWR = 4.2220
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
37
4.32 | 871 ratings
QWR = 4.2198
The Mothers Of Invention: One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
38
4.28 | 1381 ratings
QWR = 4.2190
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
39
4.30 | 900 ratings
QWR = 4.2096
Mekan´k Destrukt´w Kommand÷h
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
40
4.31 | 801 ratings
QWR = 4.2091
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
41
4.31 | 795 ratings
QWR = 4.2037
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
42
4.31 | 785 ratings
QWR = 4.2025
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
43
4.24 | 1948 ratings
QWR = 4.2002
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
44
4.26 | 1392 ratings
QWR = 4.1986
Acquiring The Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
45
4.28 | 812 ratings
QWR = 4.1860
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
46
4.27 | 911 ratings
QWR = 4.1795
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop
47
4.30 | 667 ratings
QWR = 4.1791
In A Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
48
4.23 | 1288 ratings
QWR = 4.1707
Voyage Of The Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
49
4.25 | 960 ratings
QWR = 4.1685
Hamburger Concerto
Focus
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
50
4.25 | 930 ratings
QWR = 4.1670
Radio Gnome Invisible Vol. 3 - You
Gong
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop

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