Fredrik's album chart



Welcome to my album chart. The chart has nothing to do with any sales of the records. My chart shows every week what is my favourite albums at the moment. The main criteria are for be on the chart is that I have the album on CD or tape. The only thing that matters is my feelings about the record. The chart is purely based on my personal taste. Important is if I been listening to the album lately. If I also like it surely will rise on the chart. Sometime ago this chart was nominate as site of the day on the Swedish newspaper 'Expressen' site. You can check it out here.

At the moment I about to rearrange how this page a bit. I hope that it will in the end be a better page than it was.

Sometimes you might notice that albums that are not that new are high on the chart. One example is Sheryl Crow with her second album, the reason that Sheryl took over 52 weeks to reach the top position is that it took me sometime to discover what a great album it really was.

10/1 week 2 1998 #226

 
 
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There have been over 250 charts since the first one back in 1991. The first chart #1 one the chart was Rainbirds with their third album "Two faces". It only stayed one week at number one before Rainbirds second album went to the #1 as a new entry. Over the years Rainbirds have had 7 number ones on my chart. The artist that has spent most week with one album is Sarah McLachlan. Her album "Fumbling towards ecstasy" stayed 12 weeks at #1 back in 1996. This year Heather Nova has with her third album "Siren" been the longest at #1 with 8 week (w.23-30).

 
 
Rainbirds - Forever


After only one week at #1 Regina Lund with Uniquedrops down to #2 and Rainbirds with Forever climbs back for it's 4 week at #1. This means that Foreverand Making memory have both been at #1 for 4 weeks (Rainbirds have been at #1 for a total 13 weeks). The Sundays take back they lost week with a climb from #6 to #3. If one look at the albums in the top 10 there are mix of old some newer albums. The old one is The Pretenders album Learning to crawl from 1983. The reason it's in the top 10 now 15 years after it's release is that I recently bought it on CD (in a used CD store). John Hiatt's Little head album was released early in the summer of '97 and have only entered the my chart. This is because I saw a program about him on Danish TV and got his 1990 album Stolen moments for Christmas. After having played Stolen moments I decided to buy the Little head.

 
 
Jewel are relaxed!

The highest new entry this week is Jewel with her 1994 album Pieces of you. It took sometime for me to convinced that Jewel was something that I might like. The first step was a concert with her on Swedish Radio that I taped and listen to sometimes and really liked. Recently I started to like the song Foolish game, but when I looked at the CD at my local record store they had on normal price (169 SEK ). I decided that it had to wait and went to an other record store and found the same record for 139 SEK and at the same time I found Merril Bainbridge's album The garden for only 50 SEK.

The big climb up the chart for Souls (#40 to #28) is because they have split up and it made take sometime listen to their albu


IDAG = today FV = last week 2V = two weeks ago

BP = peek position on the chart ANT.V. = number of weeks on the chart

Red = New entry (NY) Green = Re entry (RE)Bold = a climber on the chart (in IDAG)

IDAG
FV
2V
BP
ANT.V
ARTIST TITEL
1
2
1
1
13
Rainbirds Forever
2
1
9
1
2
Regina Lund Unique
3
6
3
2
5
The Sundays Static & silence
4
3
2
1
5
'Til Tuesday Coming up close - a retrospective
5
5
8
5
8
The Pretenders Learning to crawl
6
8
38
6
2
John Hiatt Little head
7
7
7
2
44
Fra lippo lippi The best of F.L.L 85-95
8
4
4
4
8
Madonna Something to remember
9
10
13
9
60
Aimee Mann I'm with stupid
10
11
5
1
26
Rainbirds Making memory
11
9
6
1
30
Prefab sprout Andromeda heights
12
NY
-
12
0
Jewel Pieces of you
13
17
56
13
24
John Hiatt Stolen moments
14
12
11
1
26
Indigo girls Shaming of the sun
15
18
39
15
2
Cocteau twins Garlands
16
15
14
1
24
Sarah McLachlan Surfacing
17
13
12
1
25
Jill Sobule Happy town
18
19
20
8
80
'Til Tuesday Everything is different now
19
21
15
1
22
Max Sharam A million year girl
20
22
22
1
43
Sarah McLachlan Fumbling towards ecstasy
21
14
10
6
9
Lush Lovelife
22
25
26
4
39
Sheryl Crow Sheryl Crow
23
31
36
3
39
Rosanne Cash 10 song demo
24
28
30
4
90
Heather Nova Oyster
25
26
29
1
92
Veruca salt American thighs
26
20
17
1
11
Mutts Mutts
27
24
19
1
159
Indigo girls Rites of passage
28
40
42
2
33
Souls Bird fish or inbeetween
29
16
18
14
11
Patti Smith Horses
30
29
25
1
61
Maria McKee Life is sweet
31
36
33
17
25
Stina Nordenstam Dynamite
32
34
32
16
67
Suzanne Vega Suzanne Vega
33
27
23
5
82
Cocteau twins Blue bell knoll
34
30
24
1
30
Veruca Salt Eight arms to hold you
35
23
16
1
8
Enya Paint the sky with stars
36
35
34
34
22
Black Wonderful life
37
37
27
3
30
Honey is cool Crazy love
38
32
28
1
60
Cowboy junkies Lay it down
39
38
35
12
25
Sophie Zelmani Sophie Zelmani
40
39
31
2
41
Suzanne Vega Nine objects of desire
41
33
21
9
8
Maggie Reilly Midnight sun
42
45
60
42
2
Eagle-eye Cherry Desireless
43
NY
-
43
0
Merril Bainbridge The garden
44
41
37
1
53
Cocteau twins Milk & kisses
45
43
46
8
27
The Cardigans Life
46
50
43
2
28
Sara Isaksson Walking through and by
47
42
48
42
11
Louise Hoffsten 6
48
52
59
1
154
Aimee Mann Whatever
49
48
41
1
126
Rainbirds Call me easy say I'm strong...
50
55
54
1
99
Fra lippo lippi Dreams
51
47
47
10
72
Cocteau twins Victorialand
52
56
52
1
74
Indigo girls 4.5
53
51
51
8
23
Lolita pop Regn av dagar 1982-1990
54
46
50
5
25
Texas White on blond
55
58
66
3
98
'Til Tuesday Welcome home
56
57
55
1
32
Cowboy junkies Studio
57
59
61
50
14
The Cardigans Emmerdale
58
49
45
1
131
Rainbirds Two faces
59
61
62
3
123
Indigo girls Indigo girls
60
54
44
2
28
Paula Hedvig Fields
61
44
40
13
14
Peter Gabriel Shaking the tree
62
53
49
17
98
Cocteau twins The pink opaque
63
62
58
32
62
Fra lippo lippi Songs
64
63
57
12
111
Cocteau twins Heaven or Las Vegas
65
67
70
1
135
Suzanne Vega 99.9 F
66
68
64
1
86
Rainbirds In a different light
67
66
67
1
153
Cowboy junkies Black eyed man
68
70
74
68
56
The Clash London calling
69
74
73
10
28
Fra lippo lippi The color album
70
69
75
3
94
Julia Fordham Julia Fordham
71
60
53
6
15
Annabel Lamb Once bitten
72
73
72
3
132
The Beatles 1962 - 66
73
72
78
1
74
Julia Fordham Porcelain
74
64
63
12
28
Lolita pop Lolita pop
75
71
71
4
27
The Cranberries To the faithful departed

This was compiled by Fredrik Eklund ©1998. The chart shows every week what is my favorite albums. The main criteria are for be on the chart is that I have the album on CD or tape. The only thing that matters is my feelings about the record. The chart is purely based on my personal taste.


This chart was published on the internet 980110
This page was created 980923
This page was last update 980923
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