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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.66 | 4117 ratings
QWR = 4.6260
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.63 | 3839 ratings
QWR = 4.5989
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.63 | 3052 ratings
QWR = 4.5885
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
4
4.62 | 3778 ratings
QWR = 4.5865
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
5
4.62 | 3862 ratings
QWR = 4.5845
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
6
4.60 | 3977 ratings
QWR = 4.5698
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
7
4.60 | 3334 ratings
QWR = 4.5642
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.54 | 3052 ratings
QWR = 4.5030
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.49 | 1859 ratings
QWR = 4.4274
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.44 | 3248 ratings
QWR = 4.4107
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.42 | 2910 ratings
QWR = 4.3858
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.42 | 2604 ratings
QWR = 4.3802
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
13
4.42 | 1978 ratings
QWR = 4.3732
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.42 | 1534 ratings
QWR = 4.3559
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
15
4.40 | 2445 ratings
QWR = 4.3553
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
16
4.36 | 2805 ratings
QWR = 4.3254
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.34 | 2398 ratings
QWR = 4.3041
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
18
4.36 | 1522 ratings
QWR = 4.2942
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
19
4.36 | 1221 ratings
QWR = 4.2855
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
20
4.37 | 1045 ratings
QWR = 4.2825
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
21
4.33 | 1472 ratings
QWR = 4.2725
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
22
4.35 | 1196 ratings
QWR = 4.2718
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une CinquiŔme Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
23
4.36 | 967 ratings
QWR = 4.2705
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
24
4.30 | 2868 ratings
QWR = 4.2704
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
25
4.30 | 2628 ratings
QWR = 4.2616
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
26
4.29 | 2739 ratings
QWR = 4.2608
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
27
4.33 | 1184 ratings
QWR = 4.2584
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
28
4.29 | 2113 ratings
QWR = 4.2510
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
29
4.31 | 1491 ratings
QWR = 4.2502
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
30
4.31 | 1459 ratings
QWR = 4.2499
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
31
4.30 | 1752 ratings
QWR = 4.2466
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
32
4.30 | 1430 ratings
QWR = 4.2439
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
33
4.31 | 1223 ratings
QWR = 4.2374
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
34
4.31 | 1087 ratings
QWR = 4.2327
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
35
4.28 | 1579 ratings
QWR = 4.2239
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
36
4.32 | 853 ratings
QWR = 4.2175
The Mothers Of Invention: One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
37
4.28 | 1364 ratings
QWR = 4.2164
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
38
4.31 | 868 ratings
QWR = 4.2155
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
39
4.30 | 886 ratings
QWR = 4.2089
Mekan´k Destrukt´w Kommand÷h
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
40
4.31 | 770 ratings
QWR = 4.2032
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
41
4.24 | 1919 ratings
QWR = 4.2019
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
42
4.30 | 787 ratings
QWR = 4.1999
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
43
4.26 | 1368 ratings
QWR = 4.1997
Acquiring The Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
44
4.30 | 784 ratings
QWR = 4.1960
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
45
4.29 | 799 ratings
QWR = 4.1857
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
46
4.26 | 893 ratings
QWR = 4.1765
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop
47
4.29 | 651 ratings
QWR = 4.1736
In A Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
48
4.25 | 949 ratings
QWR = 4.1699
Hamburger Concerto
Focus
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
49
4.23 | 1275 ratings
QWR = 4.1695
Voyage Of The Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
50
4.26 | 848 ratings
QWR = 4.1639
Rubycon
Tangerine Dream
Progressive Electronic
Studio, 1975
Shop

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