Top 200 Albums – #179 – 190

itunes_imageNearly 4 years ago, we first counted down the Top 200 albums in my iTunes library. Since that time, I’ve successfully managed to migrate my music collection to a new PC with the stats intact. So, I figured it was time to take another look, based on number of plays from late 2007 through January 1, 2018.

We continue things with the next batch of 10 albums that rank between #179 and 190, including 6 studio recordings, 3 compilations, and 1 live recording.

#190: Various Artists – Billboard Top Hits 1988
iTunes stats: 42 plays
Previous Ranking: N/A

5 tracks from this compilation of the biggest hits of 1988 allow it to make its debut on the list.

#188: Tori Amos – Under The Pink
iTunes stats: 43 plays
Previous Ranking: 172

Tori makes her debut on the chart with her second solo album, thanks to its 2 hits.

#188: Montell Jordan – This Is How We Do It
iTunes stats: 43 plays
Previous Ranking: N/A

A single tune, used as the walkup music by former White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton, puts Montell Jordan on the list.

#182: Various Artists – Dazed And Confused
iTunes stats: 44 plays
Previous Ranking: 181

The soundtrack to the movie about high school in the 70s gets on the charts on the backs of 4 entries.

#182: Soundgarden – Superunknown
iTunes stats: 44 plays
Previous Ranking: N/A

4 tracks from the hit album from the Seattle group allow it to make its debut, thanks in part to White Sox catcher Kevan Smith.

#182: Barenaked Ladies – Rock Spectacle (Live)
iTunes stats: 44 plays
Previous Ranking: 112

A big drop for this live album from the Canadian band, which made it on the strength of one song.

#182: Guns ‘N’ Roses – Use Your Illusion II
iTunes stats: 44 plays
Previous Ranking: 158

5 songs make up the total from this album, one of the 6 CDs I owned when I left for college in August of 1992.

#182: Hole – Celebrity Skin
iTunes stats: 44 plays
Previous Ranking: 120

A big drop for the second Hole album, allegedly written by Billy Corgan, Courtney Love’s boyfriend at the time, which has 2 tracks make up this total.

#182: Various Artists – Clueless
iTunes stats: 44 plays
Previous Ranking: 120

The hit movie soundtrack makes the list thanks to songs from Smoking Popes, Jill Sobule, and The Muffs.

#179: The Muffs – The Muffs
iTunes stats: 45 plays
Previous Ranking: 164

The debut album from The Muffs uses 3 songs, including one that was featured in a Fruitopia ad, to make up this total.

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