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1991 NME Albums

Nirvana - Nevermind


1. Nevermind - Nirvana
2. Bandwagonesque - Teenage Fanclub
3. Primal Scream - Screamadellca
4. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Weld
5. Out Of Time - Rem
6. Blue Lines - Massive Attack
7. Ice T - OG - Original Gangster
8. 30 Something - Carter USM
9. Loveless - My Bloody Valentine
10. Never Loved Elvis - The Wonder Stuff
11. Of The Heart, Of The Soul Etc. - Pm Dawn
12. Eat Yourself Whole - Kingmaker
13. Electronic - Electronic
14. Trompe Le Monde - The Pixies
15. Shiftwork - The Fall
16. Apocalypse '91 The Enemy Strikes.. - Public Enemy
17. Love & Life: A Journey With.... - Definition Of Sound
18. And Now The Legacy Begins - Dream Warriors
19. Don't Try This At Home - Billy Bragg
20. Achtung Baby - U2
21. Bertie's Brochures - The Fatima Mansions
22. Peggy Suicide - Julian Cope
23. God Fodder - Ned's Atomic Dustbin
24. Foxbase Alpha - St Etienne
25. Kill Uncle - Morrissey
26. The Low End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest
27. Strange Free World - Kitchens Of Distinction
28. Pretty On The Inside - Hole
29. Leisure - Blur
30. Exiel - 808 State
31. To Mother - Babes In Toyland
32. Spartacus - The Farm
33. Diamonds And Pearls - Prince
34. Friendly Fascism - Consolidated
35. The Real Ramona - Throwing Muses
36. The Great White Wonder - The Pooh Sticks
37. Death Certificate - Ice Cube
38. The First Of Too Many - Senseless Things
39. Beatsongs - Blue Aeroplanes
40. Schubert Dip - Emf
41. The White Room - The Klf
42. Whirlpool - Chapterhouse
43. Honey Lingers - Voice Of The Beehive
44. Watershed - Gw Mclennan
45. Just For A Day - Slowdive
46. Slinky - The Milltown Brothers
47. Orbital - Same
48. Frequencies - Lfo
49. Mush - Leatherface
50. In The Presence Of Greatness - Velvet Crush

NME Singles 1991

1. Higher Than The Sun - Primal Scream
2. Justified & Ancient - The Klf
3. Loosing My Religion - Rem
4. Starsign - Teenage Fanclub
5. The Concept - Teenage Fanclub
6. Get The Message - Electronic
7. Smell Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
8. Unfinished Sympathy - Massive Attack
9. Pearl - Chapterhouse
10. Size Of A Cow - The Wonder Stuff
11. Sexuality - Billy Bragg
12. I Won't Try - Midway Still
13. Only Love Can Break Your Heart - St Etienne
14. Playing With Knives - Bizarre Inc.
15. I'm To Sexy - Right Said Fred
16. Happy - Ned's Atomic Dustbin
17. After The Watershed - Carter Usm
18. Feel So Sad - Spiritalized
19. Set Adrift On Memory Bliss - Pm Dawn
20. Wear Your Love Like Heaven - Definition Of Sound
21. Waterproof Ep - Kingmaker
22. Motown Junk - Manic Street Preachers
23. Where The Streets Have No Name - Pet Shop Boys
24. Endless Art - A House
25. You Love Us - Manic Street Preachers
26. The Fly - U2
27. Infiltrate - Altern 8
28. Destined To Be Free - Fabulous
29. Apparently Nothing - Young Disciples
30. What Do I Have To Do - Kilie Minogue
31. My Legendary Girlfriend - Pulp
32. Gett Off - Prince
33. Carwash Hair - Mercury Rev
34. Cream - Prince
35. Dominator - Human Resource
36. No Score After Extra Time - Thousand Yard Stare
37. Not Superstitious - Leatherface
38. Superelectric - Stereolab
39. Planet Of Sound - Pixies
40. Bring The Noise - Anthrax/Public Enemy
41. Go - Moby
42. Missing On The Moon - Field Mice
43. Tasty Fish - The Other Two
44. There’s No Other Way - Blur
45. Pregnant For The Last Time - Morrissey
46. Words That Say - Mega City Four
47. Young People - Pooh Sticks
48. Tremolo EP - My Bloody Valentine
49. Drive That Fast - Kitchens Of Distinction
50. Frozen EP - Curve