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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.66 | 4306 ratings
QWR = 4.6507
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.64 | 4003 ratings
QWR = 4.6254
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.63 | 3196 ratings
QWR = 4.6133
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
4
4.62 | 3944 ratings
QWR = 4.6127
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
5
4.62 | 4047 ratings
QWR = 4.6095
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
6
4.60 | 3481 ratings
QWR = 4.5905
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
7
4.60 | 4138 ratings
QWR = 4.5901
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
8
4.55 | 3209 ratings
QWR = 4.5332
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.52 | 3535 ratings
QWR = 4.5107
Animals
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1977
Shop
10
4.48 | 1966 ratings
QWR = 4.4595
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
11
4.45 | 3406 ratings
QWR = 4.4338
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.42 | 2748 ratings
QWR = 4.4091
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
13
4.41 | 3051 ratings
QWR = 4.4024
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.42 | 2085 ratings
QWR = 4.4024
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
15
4.41 | 1624 ratings
QWR = 4.3908
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
16
4.40 | 2563 ratings
QWR = 4.3828
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.39 | 2713 ratings
QWR = 4.3775
Moving Pictures
Rush
Heavy Prog
Studio, 1981
Shop
18
4.38 | 2195 ratings
QWR = 4.3626
Moonmadness
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1976
Shop
19
4.43 | 552 ratings
QWR = 4.3617
From Silence To Somewhere
Wobbler
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 2017
Shop
20
4.37 | 2931 ratings
QWR = 4.3540
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
21
4.37 | 1655 ratings
QWR = 4.3521
Hybris
Änglagård
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1992
Shop
22
4.36 | 2302 ratings
QWR = 4.3470
Hemispheres
Rush
Heavy Prog
Studio, 1978
Shop
23
4.44 | 369 ratings
QWR = 4.3452
A Drop Of Light
All Traps On Earth
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 2018
Shop
24
4.37 | 1103 ratings
QWR = 4.3403
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
25
4.36 | 1289 ratings
QWR = 4.3347
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
26
4.35 | 2516 ratings
QWR = 4.3323
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
27
4.37 | 1019 ratings
QWR = 4.3321
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
28
4.36 | 1010 ratings
QWR = 4.3280
Kind Of Blue
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1959
Shop
29
4.35 | 1249 ratings
QWR = 4.3255
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une Cinquičme Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
30
4.34 | 1589 ratings
QWR = 4.3179
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
31
4.34 | 1555 ratings
QWR = 4.3135
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
32
4.32 | 2131 ratings
QWR = 4.3047
A Farewell To Kings
Rush
Heavy Prog
Studio, 1977
Shop
33
4.33 | 1253 ratings
QWR = 4.3013
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
34
4.33 | 923 ratings
QWR = 4.2914
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
35
4.30 | 2855 ratings
QWR = 4.2902
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
36
4.31 | 1570 ratings
QWR = 4.2879
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
37
4.30 | 2208 ratings
QWR = 4.2874
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
38
4.31 | 1537 ratings
QWR = 4.2872
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
39
4.30 | 2999 ratings
QWR = 4.2869
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
40
4.30 | 2760 ratings
QWR = 4.2853
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
41
4.31 | 1152 ratings
QWR = 4.2842
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
42
4.30 | 1598 ratings
QWR = 4.2841
Still Life
Opeth
Tech/Extreme Prog Metal
Studio, 1999
Shop
43
4.30 | 1495 ratings
QWR = 4.2816
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
44
4.32 | 919 ratings
QWR = 4.2815
The Mothers Of Invention: One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
45
4.31 | 1277 ratings
QWR = 4.2811
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
46
4.29 | 2869 ratings
QWR = 4.2781
Metropolis Part 2 - Scenes From A Memory
Dream Theater
Progressive Metal
Studio, 1999
Shop
47
4.29 | 1843 ratings
QWR = 4.2765
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
48
4.31 | 846 ratings
QWR = 4.2742
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
49
4.30 | 1426 ratings
QWR = 4.2729
Hand. Cannot. Erase.
Steven Wilson
Crossover Prog
Studio, 2015
Shop
50
4.28 | 2808 ratings
QWR = 4.2715
Images And Words
Dream Theater
Progressive Metal
Studio, 1992
Shop
51
4.29 | 1440 ratings
QWR = 4.2698
Still Life
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1976
Shop
52
4.29 | 1968 ratings
QWR = 4.2697
Permanent Waves
Rush
Heavy Prog
Studio, 1980
Shop
53
4.31 | 830 ratings
QWR = 4.2696
Depois Do Fim
Bacamarte
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1983
Shop
54
4.29 | 1669 ratings
QWR = 4.2672
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
55
4.28 | 1988 ratings
QWR = 4.2662
The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories)
Steven Wilson
Crossover Prog
Studio, 2013
Shop
56
4.31 | 815 ratings
QWR = 4.2662
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
57
4.28 | 2484 ratings
QWR = 4.2659
A Trick Of The Tail
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1976
Shop
58
4.30 | 953 ratings
QWR = 4.2653
Mekanīk Destruktīw Kommandöh
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
59
4.30 | 834 ratings
QWR = 4.2626
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
60
4.28 | 1420 ratings
QWR = 4.2588
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
61
4.29 | 702 ratings
QWR = 4.2494
In A Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
62
4.28 | 846 ratings
QWR = 4.2477
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
63
4.26 | 2460 ratings
QWR = 4.2462
Fear Of A Blank Planet
Porcupine Tree
Heavy Prog
Studio, 2007
Shop
64
4.27 | 1054 ratings
QWR = 4.2401
Viljans Öga
Änglagård
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 2012
Shop
65
4.26 | 1438 ratings
QWR = 4.2372
Acquiring The Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
66
4.27 | 942 ratings
QWR = 4.2370
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop
67
4.25 | 1666 ratings
QWR = 4.2362
Second Life Syndrome
Riverside
Progressive Metal
Studio, 2005
Shop
68
4.28 | 669 ratings
QWR = 4.2351
Romantic Warrior
Return To Forever
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1976
Shop
69
4.25 | 1549 ratings
QWR = 4.2348
Ghost Reveries
Opeth
Tech/Extreme Prog Metal
Studio, 2005
Shop
70
4.25 | 2426 ratings
QWR = 4.2331
In Absentia
Porcupine Tree
Heavy Prog
Studio, 2002
Shop
71
4.25 | 2064 ratings
QWR = 4.2325
Misplaced Childhood
Marillion
Neo-Prog
Studio, 1985
Shop
72
4.28 | 685 ratings
QWR = 4.2324
Space Shanty
Khan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1972
Shop
73
4.25 | 1656 ratings
QWR = 4.2318
Blackwater Park
Opeth
Tech/Extreme Prog Metal
Studio, 2001
Shop
74
4.26 | 1170 ratings
QWR = 4.2310
The Road Of Bones
IQ
Neo-Prog
Studio, 2014
Shop
75
4.26 | 756 ratings
QWR = 4.2239
Hatfield And The North
Hatfield And The North
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1973
Shop
76
4.25 | 967 ratings
QWR = 4.2216
Radio Gnome Invisible Vol. 3 - You
Gong
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
77
4.24 | 2015 ratings
QWR = 4.2213
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
78
4.25 | 980 ratings
QWR = 4.2210
If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1970
Shop
79
4.25 | 882 ratings
QWR = 4.2208
Rubycon
Tangerine Dream
Progressive Electronic
Studio, 1975
Shop
80
4.27 | 655 ratings
QWR = 4.2200
K.A
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 2004
Shop
81
4.27 | 565 ratings
QWR = 4.2198
Spectrum
Billy Cobham
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
82
4.24 | 1337 ratings
QWR = 4.2149
Voyage Of The Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
83
4.23 | 1943 ratings
QWR = 4.2145
Script For A Jester's Tear
Marillion
Neo-Prog
Studio, 1983
Shop
84
4.24 | 991 ratings
QWR = 4.2143
Hamburger Concerto
Focus
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
85
4.26 | 691 ratings
QWR = 4.2128
Bitches Brew
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1970
Shop
86
4.26 | 623 ratings
QWR = 4.2120
Arbeit Macht Frei
Area
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
87
4.24 | 904 ratings
QWR = 4.2110
Felona E Sorona
Le Orme
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
88
4.27 | 538 ratings
QWR = 4.2105
Anabelas
Bubu
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1978
Shop
89
4.24 | 1198 ratings
QWR = 4.2105
The Perfect Element - Part 1
Pain Of Salvation
Progressive Metal
Studio, 2000
Shop
90
4.24 | 1039 ratings
QWR = 4.2090
Operation: Mindcrime
Queensr˙che
Progressive Metal
Studio, 1988
Shop
91
4.24 | 825 ratings
QWR = 4.2016
L'Isola Di Niente
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1974
Shop
92
4.27 | 415 ratings
QWR = 4.2013
Of Queues And Cures
National Health
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1978
Shop
93
4.23 | 1128 ratings
QWR = 4.2013
Remedy Lane
Pain Of Salvation
Progressive Metal
Studio, 2002
Shop
94
4.31 | 253 ratings
QWR = 4.1986
Western Culture
Henry Cow
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1979
Shop
95
4.22 | 1075 ratings
QWR = 4.1942
Leftoverture
Kansas
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1976
Shop
96
4.21 | 1456 ratings
QWR = 4.1940
Lateralus
Tool
Experimental/Post Metal
Studio, 2001
Shop
97
4.23 | 770 ratings
QWR = 4.1936
Elegant Gypsy
Al DiMeola
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1977
Shop
98
4.22 | 953 ratings
QWR = 4.1927
Doomsday Afternoon
Phideaux
Crossover Prog
Studio, 2007
Shop
99
4.22 | 964 ratings
QWR = 4.1926
Third
The Soft Machine
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1970
Shop
100
4.29 | 284 ratings
QWR = 4.1924
Mirage
Klaus Schulze
Progressive Electronic
Studio, 1977
Shop

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