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Specific genres








Also in 1995

Bands formed

Bands disbanded

Bands reformed

Albums released


Date Album Artist Notes
1 DaredevilFu Manchu-
3 AmokSentenced-
Higher LearningVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
Old Enough to Know BetterWade Hayes-
6 Mary Lou LordMary Lou LordEP
My Starting Point Is HereAaron KwokUFO Record Semi-finale
To PersistNicky Wu
10 Demon KnightVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
Dah Shinin'Smif-N-Wessun-
From the Bottom UpBrownstone-
16 UniversityThrowing Muses-
17 Do You Want More?!!!??!The Roots-
The Fun of Open DiscussionJohn Hartford & Bob Carlin-
The RaptureSiouxsie and the Banshees-
Look What The Rookie DidZumpano-
23 Behind Closed DoorsThunder-
The Great AnnihilatorSwans-
Hafted MaulDead Voices on Air-
Hard TimesLaughing Hyenas-
OctopusThe Human League-
24 BalanceVan Halen-
Charlie Parker with StringsCharlie Parker-
CocktailsToo Short-
Ham FistedLocal H-
Hog WildHank Williams, Jr.-
The Jerky BoysVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
You Gotta Love ThatNeal McCoy-
27 Fist CityTribe 8Debut
30 Nice AssFree Kitten-
Good News from the Next WorldSimple Minds-
The Sky Moves SidewaysPorcupine Tree-
? Facts and FictionsAsian Dub FoundationDebut
Personal Best (album)Team DreschDebut
3 Of Chaos and Eternal NightDark TranquillityCompilation
6 Mobile SafariThe Pastels-
7 Now That I've Found You: A CollectionAlison KraussCompilation
Waiting for the PunchlineExtreme-
The Woman in MeShania Twain-
8 Fourth DimensionStratovarius-
10 Dream In The Absence of The Night DreamDave WongUFO Record Semi-finale
14 BlackLita Ford-
Hanky PankyThe The-
It's Five O'Clock SomewhereSlash's Snakepit-
Thinkin' About YouTrisha Yearwood-
15 ¡Leche con Carne!No Use for a Name-
17 No ProtectionMassive AttackRemix CD
Cheshire CatBlink-182Debut
18 Painted DesertIkue Mori-
20 MaxinquayeTrickyUK
Big Red CarThe Wiggles-
21 Murder LoveSnow-
Safe + SoundDJ Quik-
World of MorrisseyMorrisseyCompilation
22 Pain KillerEnergy Orchard-
27 Alive in Studio ABruce DickinsonLive
Cerebral CausticThe Fall-
Delete Yourself!Atari Teenage Riot-
To Bring You My LovePJ Harvey-
Undisclosed Files AddendumHawkwindLive
Greatest HitsBruce SpringsteenCompilation
28 1000 FiresTraci LordsDebut
Ball-Hog or Tugboat?Mike Watt-
Big ChoiceFace to Face-
DeluxeBetter Than EzraElektra re-release
DiasporaNatacha AtlasDebut
Do You Wanna Ride?Adina HowardDebut
Ex' All Time FavouritesShirley Kwan-
Here Comes SuccessBand of Susans-
Manic CompressionQuicksand-
Pieces Of YouJewelDebut
13 Unlucky NumbersWax-
Train a Comin'Steve Earle-
? Black Secret TechnologyA Guy Called Gerald-
1 LifeThe Cardigans-
6 Beggar on a Beach of GoldMike + the Mechanics-
7 Power of Inner StrengthGrip Inc.-
WonderfulAdam Ant-
10 Forever YouZard-
13 The BendsRadiohead-
In DebtDisco InfernoCompilation
14 AboveMad Season-
A Boy Named GooGoo Goo Dolls-
Collective SoulCollective Soul-
Encomium: A Tribute to Led ZeppelinVarious ArtistsLed Zeppelin tribute
Everything Is WrongMoby-
Feels Like HomeLinda Ronstadt-
In a Major WayE-40-
Me Against the World2Pac-
MedusaAnnie Lennox-
100% FunMatthew Sweet-
20 Orbus TerrarumThe Orb-
21 Alien Love SecretsSteve VaiEP
BrainbloodvolumeNed's Atomic Dustbin-
Conversation PeaceStevie Wonder-
The Edges of TwilightThe Tea Party-
Dopes to InfinityMonster Magnet-
HomeBlessid Union of SoulsDebut
Made in EnglandElton John-
NaveedOur Lady PeaceUS
One Track MindRailroad Jerk-
RelishJoan Osborne-
22 Teeth and TissueThe Headstones-
27 D'euxCeline Dion-
Ocean BeachRed House Painters-
VentolinAphex TwinEP
Wild LoveSmog-
28 A.M.WilcoDebut
Candy RainSoul for Real-
King for a Day... Fool for a LifetimeFaith No More-
Lifestylez ov da Poor & DangerousBig L-
My Brother the CowMudhoney-
Only EverythingJuliana Hatfield-
Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty VersionOl' Dirty Bastard-
Subhuman RaceSkid Row-
Tank Girl soundtrackVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
We Get There When We DoSuddenly, Tammy!-
31 Amita Tata YoungTata YoungDebut
? One DayJang Pil Soon-


Date Album Artist Notes
2 No MercyDaddy Yankee-
3 Live BitesScorpionsLive
4 Alien LanesGuided by Voices-
Civilization Phaze IIIFrank Zappa-
Lemonade and BrowniesSugar RayDebut
Lost Dogs and Mixed BlessingsJohn Prine-
Heavy as a Really Heavy ThingStrapping Young Lad-
The Rhythm of the NightCoronaDebut
The Road Goes On ForeverThe Highwaymen-
Rub It BetterGeneral Public-
Thank YouDuran Duran-
This Is How We Do ItMontell JordanDebut
5 Imaginations from the Other SideBlind Guardian-
6 Dandys Rule, OK?The Dandy Warhols-
Now That's What I Call Music! 30Various ArtistsUK series; Compilation
7 94 DiskontOval-
ClockseedVampire Rodents-
Running on IceVertical Horizon-
10 Picture ThisWet Wet Wet-
11 Astro Creep: 2000White Zombie-
Blonder and BlonderThe Muffs-
Friday soundtrackVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
Infrared Riding HoodTad-
Wowee ZoweePavement-
You'd Prefer an AstronautHum-
17 FurtherFlying Saucer Attack-
18 Burnt OfferingsIced Earth-
Once upon the CrossDeicide-
A Small Deadly SpaceFight-
Walk on WaterUFOJapan-only release until 1997
19 I Hate You with a PassionDre Dog-
24 ...I Care Because You DoAphex Twin[35]
Plastic Green HeadTrouble-
Such Friends Are DangerousExcuse 17-
25 Ain't Had Enough FunLittle Feat-
Come Together: America Salutes the BeatlesVarious ArtistsCountry music tribute to The Beatles
Cuando los Ángeles LloranManá-
DriftFlotsam and Jetsam-
The InfamousMobb Deep-
THRAKKing Crimson-
28 RainmakerFair Warning-
? Sventevith (Storming Near the Baltic)BehemothDebut
1 Jerk of All TradesLunachicks-
Machiavelli and the Four SeasonsTISM-
Stylin' UpChristine AnuDebut
2 Divinities: Twelve Dances with GodIan Anderson-
Electr-O-PuraYo La Tengo-
Fear No EvilSlaughter-
Fun Trick NoisemakerThe Apples In StereoDebut
MTV UnpluggedBob DylanLive
Poverty's ParadiseNaughty by Nature-
Sittin' on ChromeMasta Ace Incorporated-
Spirit of the WildTed Nugent-
8 Green WheelsMerzbow-
Nobody ElseTake That-
Short BusFilter-
TiltScott Walker-
9 DominationMorbid Angel-
God of LoveBad Brains-
Kojak VarietyElvis CostelloLive
NemesistersBabes in Toyland-
The Return of the Space CowboyJamiroquaiUS
Some Rainy MorningRobert Cray-
Time After TimeEtta James-
12 Destroy Erase ImproveMeshuggah-
15 BodiesSidi Bou Said-
I Should CocoSupergrassDebut
InzombiaSlant 6-
17 BoomerangHansonDebut
21 The InevitableSquirrel Nut Zippers-
22 The Angel and the Dark RiverMy Dying Bride-
Black in MindRage-
P.H.U.Q.The Wildhearts-
23 Dwight LiveDwight YoakamLive
Root DownBeastie BoysEP
Forever BlueChris Isaak-
God of LoveBad Brains-
LPThe RembrandtsLP
Sparkle and FadeEverclear-
Tales from the PunchbowlPrimus-
25 OoloolooThe Pietasters-
29 Grand PrixTeenage Fanclub-
Land of the FreeGamma Ray-
PulsePink FloydLive
A Spanner in the WorksRod Stewart-
Sex AffairsE-RoticDebut
30 Freaks of NatureKansas-
GoodfellasShow and A.G.-
Love and MoneyEddie Money-
Pocahontas soundtrackVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
31 Blues for GreenyGary Moore-
Happy DaysCatherine Wheel-
? RarestonebowieDavid BowieCompilation
1 Further Down the SpiralNine Inch NailsRemix CD
Masquerade in BloodSodom-
VibratorTerence Trent D'Arby-
5 Days Like ThisVan Morrison-
Still Not Black EnoughW.A.S.P.-
6 And the Music SpeaksAll-4-One-
Batman ForeverVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
The Best of BraniganLaura BraniganCompilation
GlowThe Innocence Mission-
Hi™ How Are You Today?Ashley MacIsaac-
Let Your Dim Light ShineSoul Asylum-
A Turtle's DreamAbbey Lincoln-
8 ForbiddenBlack Sabbath-
9 69/96Cornelius-
Sacrificial CakeJarboe-
12 Draconian TimesParadise Lost-
Infernal LoveTherapy?-
Red MedicineFugazi-
13 About TimePennywise-
DemanufactureFear FactorySophomore; Debut with Christian Olde Wolbers
Head Over HeelsPaula Abdul-
Jagged Little PillAlanis Morissette-
Menace to SobrietyUgly Kid Joe-
Two HeadedSpirit of the West-
The Unboxed SetAngry SamoansBox Set
15 SingAbra MooreSolo Debut
SubterraneanIn FlamesEP
Stanley RoadPaul Weller-
16 Cerberus ShoalCerberus ShoalDebut
19 ReplenishReefDebut
20 2000 (album)Grand Puba-
BohemeDeep Forest-
F-PunkBig Audio Dynamite-
Fast Stories... from Kid ComaTruly-
HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book IMichael JacksonCompilation disc + New studio disc
I Am an Elastic FirecrackerTripping Daisy-
Incidental Music 1991-95SuperchunkCompilation
LoradaJohnny Hallyday-
A Northern SoulThe VerveUS
Oddities, Abnormalities and CuriositiesCircle Jerks-
Rasta BusinessBurning Spear-
TigerlilyNatalie Merchant-
22 Grandpaw WouldBen LeeDebut
24 Afraid of SunlightMarillion-
25 Chat ChatTakako Minekawa-
26 The DriveHaddaway-
Exit Planet DustThe Chemical BrothersUK
A Very Fine LoveDusty SpringfieldUS
27 Apollo 13 soundtrackJames HornerSoundtrack
Gov't MuleGov't Mule-
I WishSkee-Lo-
A Live OnePhishLive
Mirror BallNeil Young-
Modernday FolkloreIan Moore-
Only HeavenThe Young Gods-
SinglesAlison MoyetCompilation
These DaysBon Jovi-
? Mirror Mirror10cc-


Date Album Artist Notes
3 Brown SugarD'AngeloDebut
Think with Your HeartDebbie Gibson-
4 Brothas DoobieFunkdoobiest-
Foo FightersFoo FightersDebut
Teenage PoliticsMxPx-
Vol V – BelieveSoul II Soul-
11 311311-
...And the Circus Leaves TownKyuss-
Dangerous Minds soundtrackVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
14 Off the HookXscape-
18 ¡Adios Amigos!Ramones-
Bette of RosesBette Midler-
CesáriaCesária Évora-
Chants and Dances of the Native AmericansSacred Spirit-
Clueless soundtrackVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
Dreaming of YouSelenaPosthumous
Guru's Jazzmatazz, Vol. 2: The New RealityGuru-
Hidden TreasuresMegadethRarities EP
The Long GoodbyeProcol Harum-
Lost Somewhere Between the Earth and My HomeGeraldine Fibbers-
Mainliner: Wreckage from the PastSocial DistortionCompilation
Miss ThangMonicaDebut
Not a Pretty GirlAni DiFranco-
ReflectionsAfter 7-
RestlessShelby Lynne-
'Til ShilohBuju Banton-
Totally Crushed Out!That Dog-
Use Your FingersThe Bloodhound Gang-
21 La AlteraciónAkina Nakamori-
Elliott SmithElliott Smith-
24 Caution to the WindPura FéDebut
25 Destroy Erase ImproveMeshuggah-
E 1999 EternalBone Thugs-n-Harmony-
The Presidents of the United States of AmericaThe Presidents of the United States of AmericaColumbia re-release; Remixed
28 InvisibleLa Ley-
31 The GardenMerril BainbridgeDebut; AUS
1 Answer That and Stay FashionableAFI-
Bad HabitsColin James-
Fight for Your MindBen Harper-
Killer CutsRobin Beanland-
Now That's What I Call Music! 31Various ArtistsCompilation
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...Raekwon-
Set Your GoalsCIV-
We CareWhale-
Wholesale Meats and FishLetters to Cleo-
2 New Moon DaughterCassandra Wilson-
7 AlternativePet Shop BoysCompilation
The Twenty-Seven PointsThe FallLive
8 Ben Folds FiveBen Folds FiveDebut
Brown BagCitizen King-
Hot CharityRocket from the Crypt-
I Remember YouBrian McKnight-
The Sacrilicious Sounds of the SupersuckersSupersuckers-
Spirit of '73: Rock for ChoiceVarious Artists-
14 Deep Dead BlueElvis Costello and Bill FrisellLive
Dogs of WarSaxon-
Donkey RhubarbAphex TwinEP[36]
15 Dirt Track DateSouthern Culture on the Skids-
I Just Wasn't Made for These TimesBrian Wilson-
King FerusFerus Mustafovalso known as Macedonian Wedding Soul Cooking
A Moment of ForeverKris Kristofferson-
Mortal Kombat soundtrackVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
Real BrothasB.G. Knocc Out and Dresta-
SoupBlind Melon-
True ForeverAndy LauPhilips Record Begins
18 GoofyfootPhrancEP
21 Viva Last BluesPalace Music-
22 ...And Out Come the WolvesRancid-
Good News In Hard TimesSisters Of GloryDebut
Hit & Run HolidayMy Life With the Thrill Kill Kult-
I Heard They Suck Live!!NOFXLive
MandylionThe Gathering-
Pet Your FriendsDishwalla-
Pucker!The Selecter-
TindersticksTindersticksSecond album
23 The Damnation GameSymphony X-
25 MethodroneThe Brian Jonestown Massacre-
28 Southpaw GrammarMorrisseyUK
29 Cheapness and BeautyBoy George-
ConspiracyJunior M.A.F.I.A.-
FaithFaith EvansDebut
Freedom BondageZeni Geva-
It Matters to MeFaith Hill-
The Road HomeHeartLive
Wind Can't StopAaron KwokUFO Record Finale
? Sargasso SeaPram-
1 CrossoverYoshinori Sunahara-
Ocean DriveLighthouse Family-
4 Roots to BranchesJethro TullUK
5 American StandardSeven Mary Three-
Nowhere to HereBlue Rodeo-
SommersprossenDie Flippers-
Take Me HigherDiana Ross-
8 Ask for ItHoleEP
Stranger in Us AllRainbow-
11 The Great EscapeBlur-
Serpentine GallerySwitchblade SymphonyDebut
12 4,5,6Kool G RapSolo debut
CircusLenny Kravitz-
Dear YouJawbreaker-
Inside OutMC Hammer-
A Medio VivirRicky Martin-
Nine High a PalletBrute.-
One Hot MinuteRed Hot Chili Peppers-
Planet B.A.D.Big Audio DynamiteCompilation
19 A Change of SeasonsDream TheaterEP
Clouds Taste MetallicThe Flaming Lips-
Coast to Coast MotelG. Love & Special Sauce-
GiltMachines of Loving Grace-
Greatest Hits (1985–1995)Michael BoltonCompilation
Here's Where the Strings Come InSuperchunk-
Huang ChungWang ChungRe-release
In The GrassSplendoraDebut
Ledbetter HeightsKenny Wayne Shepherd-
Randy Newman's FaustRandy Newman-
See You on the Other SideMercury Rev-
TraceSon VoltDebut
21 OnEchobelly-
Paranoid and SunburntSkunk Anansie-
25 Forever FailureParadise Lost[37]
Friendly FireShara Nelson-
Hard WiredFront Line Assembly-
Voice of ReasonHarem Scarem-
26 Abriendo PuertasGloria Estefan-
Best of Country Christmas, Vol. 5Various artistsCompilation
Bienvenue chez moiFlorent PagnyCompilation
The Carnival BizarreCathedral-
Exit the DragonUrge Overkill-
Forgiven, Not ForgottenThe CorrsDebut
The Gold ExperiencePrince-
HauntedSix Feet UnderDebut
OutsideDavid Bowie-
Peel Slowly and SeeThe Velvet UndergroundBox Set
Ring Them BellsJoan BaezUS; Live
TailsLisa Loeb-
Washing MachineSonic Youth-
Wrecking BallEmmylou Harris-
29 HerzeleidRammsteinDebut
30 Romantique 96Pizzicato Five-
? Bring 'em All InMike Scott-
Hate Rock 'N' RollThe Jesus and Mary ChainCompilation


Date Album Artist Notes
1 Up All NightEast 17-
Kim Kyung HoKim Kyung Ho-
2 Corte en Tramite Javiera y Los ImposiblesDebut
Grown ManLoudon Wainwright III-
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?Oasis-
The X FactorIron Maiden-
3 AdrenalineDeftonesDebut
Curb Servin'WC and the Maad Circle-
DaydreamMariah Carey-
ExampleFor Squirrels-
Jesus WeptP.M. Dawn-
Starting OverReba McEntirePlatinum; over 1 million copies sold
This Is Greta!Greta-
6 Raoul and the Kings of SpainTears for Fears-
9 ImaBTDebut
10 All You Can Eatk.d. lang-
Design of a Decade: 1986–1996Janet JacksonCompilation +2 new tracks
Disco VolanteMr. Bungle-
Frampton Comes Alive! IIPeter FramptonLive
Happy NowhereDog's Eye ViewDebut
InsomniacGreen Day-
It's Great When You're Straight... YeahBlack Grape-
Mind of MystikalMystikalDebut
Modern RockThe Clean-
Riddle BoxInsane Clown Posse-
Scream, Dracula, Scream!Rocket from the Crypt-
TimeFleetwood Mac-
Tragic KingdomNo Doubt-
Us and Them: Symphonic Pink FloydJaz Coleman and The London Philharmonic Orchestra-
Working Class Hero: A Tribute to John LennonVarious ArtistsJohn Lennon tribute
11 Life on a PlateMillencolin-
UpGreat Big Sea-
14 Robyn Is HereRobyn-
16 The Lone RangerSuggs-
17 Alive in AmericaSteely DanLive
AnamorphoséeMylène Farmer-
El ConciertoLuis MiguelLive
Hypnotize the MoonClay Walker-
Plastic PlanetG//Z/R-
The R*tist 4*merly Known as Dangerous ToysDangerous Toys-
18 This Is ChristmasLuther VandrossChristmas
23 The Final ExperimentAyreon-
Lone Star 119Nicky WuUFO Record Finale
Swingin' with RaymondChumbawamba-
Would Rather Not FreeDave Wong-
24 All We Got Iz UsOnyx-
The Buddha of SuburbiaDavid BowieSoundtrack
Christmas Here with YouThe Four TopsChristmas
Dead Winter DeadSavatageChristmas
Groove TheoryGroove Theory-
Here's to the LadiesTony Bennett-
The Isle of ViewThe PretendersLive
It's a MysteryBob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band-
Jealous One's EnvyFat Joe-
LifeSimply Red-
Mellon Collie and the Infinite SadnessThe Smashing Pumpkins-
OzzmosisOzzy Osbourne-
Resident AlienSpacehog-
Return of the RentalsThe Rentals-
Smells Like ChildrenMarilyn MansonEP
Spinner' Brian Eno & Jah Wobble-
Stomp 442Anthrax-
Tapestry Revisited: A Tribute to Carole KingVarious ArtistsCarole King tribute
20 Fingers20 Fingers-
1200 CurfewsIndigo GirlsLive
Woman's Gotta Have ItCornershop-
27 The BridgeAce of Base-
30 Different ClassPulp-
31 Always Drink Upstream from the HerdRiders in the Sky-
Cypress Hill III: Temples of BoomCypress Hill-
Dogg FoodTha Dogg Pound-
GoneDwight Yoakam-
The IndividualistTR-i (Todd Rundgren)-
20 MothersJulian Cope-
Vault: Def Leppard Greatest Hits (1980–1995)Def LeppardCompilation
? The Worldhood of the World (As Such)NoMeansNo-
1 Fungus AmongusIncubusDebut
Salt PeterRubyDebut
6 I'm with StupidAimee Mann-
Tri RepetaeAutechre-
It's A Man's WorldCherEuropean release only
Jake's Progress soundtrackElvis Costello and Richard HarveySoundtrack
Made in HeavenQueen-
7 Alice In ChainsAlice in Chains-
All AgesBad ReligionCompilation
All of This LovePam Tillis-
Clouds In My CoffeeCarly SimonBox Set
DemanufactureFear FactoryLimited Edition Digipak with Bonus Tracks
Gangsta's ParadiseCoolio-
Letters from ChutneyRainbow Butt MonkeysDebut; only album before name change to Finger Eleven
Liquid SwordsGZA-
Original Soundtracks 1Passengers-
Ragged Ass RoadTom Cochrane-
RisingYoko Ono/IMA-
Road TestedBonnie RaittLive
Sunny Day Real EstateSunny Day Real Estate-
Love Songs (Elton John album)Elton JohnCompilation (Europe)
Something to RememberMadonnaCompilation +3 new tracks
Soul FoodGoodie MobDebut
13 Aglio e OlioBeastie BoysEP
Now That's What I Call Music! 32Various ArtistsCompilation
StrippedThe Rolling StonesLive
14 LabcabincaliforniaThe Pharcyde-
New BeginningTracy Chapman-
R. KellyR. Kelly-
Slaughter of the SoulAt the Gates-
Southern GalTerry Ellis-
Waiting to Exhale: Original Soundtrack AlbumVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
Your Little SecretMelissa Etheridge-
Welcome to the NeighborhoodMeat Loaf-
16 Bif NakedBif NakedDebut
17 Storm of the Light's BaneDissection-
20 The Beatles Anthology, Volume 1The BeatlesCompilation +1 new track
21 Enrique IglesiasEnrique IglesiasDebut
Fresh HorsesGarth Brooks-
The Ghost of Tom JoadBruce Springsteen-
Jesus Freakdc Talk-
I Refuse to Be LonelyPhyllis Hyman-
Live by Yo RepThree 6 MafiaEP
Livin' ProofGroup HomeDebut
Mr. SmithLL Cool J-
Natural WonderStevie WonderLive
27 The GalleryDark Tranquillity-
Eternal EEazy-EPosthumous
Bizarre Fruit IIM People-
N/A Become the OtherOzric Tentacles-
Desperate, Scared But SocialEmily's Sassy LimeDebut
Electronic PleasureN-TranceDebut
GrayfoldedGrateful DeadLive
Scratch or StitchMelt-Banana-
1 The Blood-Splat Rating SystemPowerman 5000-
4 Balto: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
How Long Has This Been Going OnVan MorrisonLive
5 The Memory of TreesEnya-
Merkin BallPearl Jam featuring Neil YoungEP
1990-SickSpice 1-
Saturday Morning: Cartoons' Greatest HitsVarious ArtistsCompilation
We Got ItImmature-
8 CutterpillowEraserheads-
10 Dancehall DreamerPat Green-
12 GlyphHarold Budd & Hector Zazou-
14 Cibo MattoCibo Matto-
15 Final Bell / Ghost in the RuinsSavatageLive
18 Low On IceAlec Empire-
? Di-DarFaye Wong-
Greed KillingNapalm DeathEP

Release date unknown

Biggest hit singles

The following songs achieved the highest aggregated positions in the charts of 1995.[38]

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1CoolioGangsta's Paradise1995United Kingdom: 1 – October 1995; United States Billboard: 1 of 1995; The Netherlands: 1 – October 1995; Sweden: 1 – October 1995; Austria: 1 – November 1995; Switzerland: 1 – November 1995; Norway: 1 – October 1995; Italy: 1 of 1996; Germany: 1 – January 1996; Republic of Ireland: 1 – October 1995; New Zealand: 1 for 9 weeks October 1995; Australia: 1 for 13 weeks January 1996; France: 3 – October 1995; Poland: 3 – October 1995; Australia: 6 of 1995; United States Billboard: 11 of 1995; United States Cash Box: 12 of 1995; Germany: 16 of the 1990s; Scrobulate: 27 of rap; Pop Culture Madness: 31 of 1995; Global: 33 (5 million sold) – 1995; Europe: 48 of the 1990s; Rate Your Music: 69 of 1995; Acclaimed: 439
2ShaggyBoombastic1995UK 1 – September 1995, Italy 1 of 1995, Republic of Ireland 1 – September 1995, New Zealand 1 for 2 weeks September 1995, Australia 1 for 1 weeks May 1996, Norway 2 – September 1995, Germany 2 – September 1995, US BB 3 of 1995, Austria 3 – October 1995, Switzerland 3 – October 1995, Netherlands 4 – September 1995, Sweden 4 – September 1995, US BB 6 of 1995, POP 7 of 1995, France 8 – August 1995, Australia 8 of 1996, US CashBox 23 of 1995, Scrobulate 34 of dancehall, Germany 181 of the 1990s
3Take ThatBack for Good1995UK 1 – April 1995, Sweden 1 – April 1995, Norway 1 – April 1995, Germany 1 – April 1995, Republic of Ireland 1 – March 1995, Australia 1 for 2 weeks August 1995, Netherlands 2 – April 1995, Switzerland 2 – April 1995, Austria 3 – May 1995, US BB 7 of 1995, Australia 9 of 1995, Poland 10 – January 1995, Italy 28 of 1995, RYM 53 of 1995, OzNet 126, Germany 128 of the 1990s
4Michael JacksonYou Are Not Alone1995UK 1 – September 1995, US BB 1 of 1995, Switzerland 1 – September 1995, Poland 1 – August 1995, Republic of Ireland 1 – September 1995, New Zealand 1 for 3 weeks September 1995, Austria 2 – September 1995, Germany 3 – September 1995, Sweden 5 – August 1995, Netherlands 6 – August 1995, Norway 9 – September 1995, US CashBox 13 of 1995, Australia 25 of 1995, Italy 45 of 1995, Germany 262 of the 1990s
5U2Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me1995Norway 1 – June 1995, Poland 1 – January 1995, Republic of Ireland 1 – June 1995, New Zealand 1 for 1 weeks July 1995, Australia 1 for 6 weeks October 1995, UK 2 – June 1995, Austria 4 – July 1995, Switzerland 5 – July 1995, Netherlands 9 – June 1995, Germany 9 – July 1995, Sweden 15 – August 1995, US BB 16 of 1995, Australia 16 of 1995, Italy 27 of 1995, POP 59 of 1995, RYM 72 of 1995

Top hits

Top ten best albums of the year

The following ten albums from 1995 are the highest rated, as per aggregate ratings compiled from over 33,000 different "greatest album" charts.[39] Results accurate as of April 2018.

  1. RadioheadThe Bends
  2. Oasis(What's the Story) Morning Glory?
  3. The Smashing PumpkinsMellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
  4. PulpDifferent Class
  5. Alanis MorissetteJagged Little Pill
  6. BjörkPost
  7. GZALiquid Swords
  8. Elliott SmithElliott Smith
  9. P.J. HarveyTo Bring You My Love
  10. PavementWowee Zowee

Classical music



Musical theater

Musical films




Grammy Awards

Country Music Association Awards

Eurovision Song Contest

Mercury Music Prize

MTV Video Music Awards


Triple J Hottest 100
Main article: Triple J Hottest 100, 1995

See also


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  11. Rush, George; Joanna Molloy (February 21, 1995). "'Baywatch' Bride Watch: Anderson Weds Tommy Lee". NY Daily News. New York. Archived from the original on November 23, 2010. Retrieved December 17, 2008.
  12. Hilburn, Robert (March 2, 1995). "4 Grammys for Poignant Song by Springsteen". Baltimore Sun. Archived from the original on June 4, 2011. Retrieved December 17, 2008.
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