1995 in music

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1995.

List of years in music (table)

Specific locationsEdit

Specific genresEdit

EventsEdit

January–FebruaryEdit

March–AprilEdit

May–JuneEdit

July–AugustEdit

September–OctoberEdit

November–DecemberEdit

Also in 1995Edit

Bands formedEdit

Bands disbandedEdit

Bands reformedEdit

Albums releasedEdit

January–MarchEdit

Date Album Artist Notes
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1 Daredevil Fu Manchu -
3 Amok Sentenced -
Higher Learning Various Artists Soundtrack
Old Enough to Know Better Wade Hayes -
6 Mary Lou Lord Mary Lou Lord EP
My Starting Point Is Here Aaron Kwok UFO Record Semi-finale
To Persist Nicky Wu
10 Dah Shinin' Smif-N-Wessun -
Demon Knight Various Artists Soundtrack
From the Bottom Up Brownstone -
16 University Throwing Muses -
17 Do You Want More?!!!??! The Roots -
The Fun of Open Discussion John Hartford & Bob Carlin -
Look What the Rookie Did Zumpano -
23 Behind Closed Doors Thunder -
The Great Annihilator Swans -
Hafted Maul Dead Voices on Air -
Hard Times Laughing Hyenas -
Octopus The Human League -
24 Balance Van Halen -
Charlie Parker with Strings Charlie Parker -
Cocktails Too Short -
Ham Fisted Local H -
Hog Wild Hank Williams, Jr. -
The Jerky Boys Various Artists Soundtrack
You Gotta Love That Neal McCoy -
27 Fist City Tribe 8 Debut
30 Good News from the Next World Simple Minds -
Leftism Leftfield -
Nice Ass Free Kitten -
The Sky Moves Sideways Porcupine Tree -
? Facts and Fictions Asian Dub Foundation Debut
Personal Best (album) Team Dresch Debut
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3 Of Chaos and Eternal Night Dark Tranquillity Compilation
6 Mobile Safari The Pastels -
Pygmalion Slowdive -
7 Now That I've Found You: A Collection Alison Krauss Compilation
Waiting for the Punchline Extreme -
The Woman in Me Shania Twain -
8 Fourth Dimension Stratovarius -
10 Dream In The Absence of The Night Dream Dave Wong UFO Record Semi-finale
14 Black Lita Ford -
Hanky Panky The The -
It's Five O'Clock Somewhere Slash's Snakepit -
King Belly -
Nevermore Nevermore -
The Rapture Siouxsie and the Banshees -
Thinkin' About You Trisha Yearwood -
15 ¡Leche con Carne! No Use for a Name -
17 No Protection Massive Attack Remix CD
Cheshire Cat Blink-182 Debut
18 Painted Desert Ikue Mori -
20 Big Red Car The Wiggles -
Maxinquaye Tricky UK
21 Murder Love Snow -
Safe + Sound DJ Quik -
World of Morrissey Morrissey Compilation
22 Pain Killer Energy Orchard -
27 Alive in Studio A Bruce Dickinson Live
Cerebral Caustic The Fall -
Delete Yourself! Atari Teenage Riot -
Greatest Hits Bruce Springsteen Compilation
To Bring You My Love PJ Harvey -
Undisclosed Files Addendum Hawkwind Live
28 13 Unlucky Numbers Wax -
1000 Fires Traci Lords Debut
Ball-Hog or Tugboat? Mike Watt -
Big Choice Face to Face -
Deluxe Better Than Ezra Elektra re-release
Diaspora Natacha Atlas Debut
Do You Wanna Ride? Adina Howard Debut
Ex' All Time Favourites Shirley Kwan -
Here Comes Success Band of Susans -
Manic Compression Quicksand -
Pieces Of You Jewel Debut
Train a Comin' Steve Earle -
? Black Secret Technology A Guy Called Gerald -
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1 Life The Cardigans -
6 Beggar on a Beach of Gold Mike + the Mechanics -
7 Power of Inner Strength Grip Inc. -
Ultraphobic Warrant -
Wonderful Adam Ant -
10 Forever You Zard -
13 The Bends Radiohead -
In Debt Disco Inferno Compilation
14 100% Fun Matthew Sweet -
Above Mad Season -
A Boy Named Goo Goo Goo Dolls -
Collective Soul Collective Soul -
Elastica Elastica -
Encomium: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin Various Artists Led Zeppelin tribute
Everything Is Wrong Moby -
Feels Like Home Linda Ronstadt -
In a Major Way E-40 -
Me Against the World 2Pac -
Medusa Annie Lennox -
Smart Sleeper -
20 Orbus Terrarum The Orb -
Succour Seefeel [33]
21 Alien Love Secrets Steve Vai EP
Brainbloodvolume Ned's Atomic Dustbin -
Conversation Peace Stevie Wonder -
Dopes to Infinity Monster Magnet -
The Edges of Twilight The Tea Party -
Home Blessid Union of Souls Debut
Made in England Elton John -
Naveed Our Lady Peace US
One Track Mind Railroad Jerk -
Relish Joan Osborne -
Symbolic Death -
Yes Morphine -
22 Teeth and Tissue The Headstones -
27 D'eux Celine Dion -
Frogstomp Silverchair Debut
Ocean Beach Red House Painters -
Ventolin Aphex Twin EP
Wild Love Smog -
28 A.M. Wilco Debut
Candy Rain Soul for Real -
King for a Day... Fool for a Lifetime Faith No More -
Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous Big L -
My Brother the Cow Mudhoney -
Only Everything Juliana Hatfield -
Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version Ol' Dirty Bastard -
Subhuman Race Skid Row -
Tank Girl soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
We Get There When We Do Suddenly, Tammy! -
31 Amita Tata Young Tata Young Debut
? One Day Jang Pil Soon -

April–JuneEdit

Date Album Artist Notes
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2 No Mercy Daddy Yankee -
3 Live Bites Scorpions Live
4 Alien Lanes Guided by Voices -
Civilization Phaze III Frank Zappa -
Lemonade and Brownies Sugar Ray Debut
Lost Dogs and Mixed Blessings John Prine -
Heavy as a Really Heavy Thing Strapping Young Lad -
Nihil KMFDM -
The Rhythm of the Night Corona Debut
The Road Goes On Forever The Highwaymen -
Rub It Better General Public -
Thank You Duran Duran -
This Is How We Do It Montell Jordan Debut
5 Imaginations from the Other Side Blind Guardian -
6 Dandys Rule, OK? The Dandy Warhols -
Now That's What I Call Music! 30 Various Artists UK series; Compilation
7 94 Diskont Oval -
Clockseed Vampire Rodents -
Running on Ice Vertical Horizon -
10 Picture This Wet Wet Wet -
11 3 FireHouse -
Astro Creep: 2000 White Zombie -
Blonder and Blonder The Muffs -
Friday soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
Infrared Riding Hood Tad -
Wowee Zowee Pavement -
You'd Prefer an Astronaut Hum -
17 Further Flying Saucer Attack -
18 Burnt Offerings Iced Earth -
Once upon the Cross Deicide -
A Small Deadly Space Fight -
Walk on Water UFO Japan-only release until 1997
19 I Hate You with a Passion Dre Dog -
21 Born Annoying Helmet Compilation
24 ...I Care Because You Do Aphex Twin [34]
Plastic Green Head Trouble -
Such Friends Are Dangerous Excuse 17 -
Wolfheart Moonspell -
25 Ain't Had Enough Fun Little Feat -
Come Together: America Salutes the Beatles Various Artists Country music tribute to The Beatles
Cuando los Ángeles Lloran Maná -
Drift Flotsam and Jetsam -
The Infamous Mobb Deep -
THRAK King Crimson -
28 Rainmaker Fair Warning -
? Sventevith (Storming Near the Baltic) Behemoth Debut
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1 Jerk of All Trades Lunachicks -
Machiavelli and the Four Seasons TISM -
Octagon Bathory -
Stylin' Up Christine Anu Debut
2 Divinities: Twelve Dances with God Ian Anderson -
Electr-O-Pura Yo La Tengo -
Fear No Evil Slaughter -
Fun Trick Noisemaker The Apples In Stereo Debut
MTV Unplugged Bob Dylan Live
Poverty's Paradise Naughty by Nature -
Sittin' on Chrome Masta Ace Incorporated -
Spirit of the Wild Ted Nugent -
8 Green Wheels Merzbow -
Nobody Else Take That -
Short Bus Filter -
Tilt Scott Walker -
9 Clutch Clutch -
Domination Morbid Angel -
God of Love Bad Brains -
Kojak Variety Elvis Costello Live
Nemesisters Babes in Toyland -
The Return of the Space Cowboy Jamiroquai US
Some Rainy Morning Robert Cray -
Time After Time Etta James -
12 Destroy Erase Improve Meshuggah -
15 Bodies Sidi Bou Said -
I Should Coco Supergrass Debut
Inzombia Slant 6 -
Orchid Opeth -
16 Mumtaz Mahal Taj Mahal -
17 Boomerang Hanson Debut
21 The Inevitable Squirrel Nut Zippers -
22 The Angel and the Dark River My Dying Bride -
Black in Mind Rage -
P.H.U.Q. The Wildhearts -
23 Dwight Live Dwight Yoakam Live
Dysfunctional Dokken -
Forever Blue Chris Isaak -
God of Love Bad Brains -
LP The Rembrandts LP
Root Down Beastie Boys EP
Sparkle and Fade Everclear -
Tales from the Punchbowl Primus -
25 Oolooloo The Pietasters -
29 Grand Prix Teenage Fanclub -
Land of the Free Gamma Ray -
Pulse Pink Floyd Live
Sex Affairs E-Rotic Debut
A Spanner in the Works Rod Stewart -
30 Freaks of Nature Kansas -
Goodfellas Show and A.G. -
Love and Money Eddie Money -
Pocahontas soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
31 Blues for Greeny Gary Moore -
Happy Days Catherine Wheel -
? Rarestonebowie David Bowie Compilation
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1 Further Down the Spiral Nine Inch Nails Remix CD
Masquerade in Blood Sodom -
Vibrator Terence Trent D'Arby -
5 Days Like This Van Morrison -
Panzerfaust Darkthrone -
Still Not Black Enough W.A.S.P. -
6 And the Music Speaks All-4-One -
Batman Forever Various Artists Soundtrack
The Best of Branigan Laura Branigan Compilation
Derrumbe Gerardo -
Glow The Innocence Mission -
Hi™ How Are You Today? Ashley MacIsaac -
Let Your Dim Light Shine Soul Asylum -
A Turtle's Dream Abbey Lincoln -
8 Forbidden Black Sabbath -
9 69/96 Cornelius -
Sacrificial Cake Jarboe -
12 Draconian Times Paradise Lost -
Infernal Love Therapy? -
Red Medicine Fugazi -
13 About Time Pennywise -
Demanufacture Fear Factory Sophomore; Debut with Christian Olde Wolbers
Head Over Heels Paula Abdul -
Jagged Little Pill Alanis Morissette -
Menace to Sobriety Ugly Kid Joe -
Post Björk -
Two Headed Spirit of the West -
The Unboxed Set Angry Samoans Box Set
15 Sing Abra Moore Solo Debut
Stanley Road Paul Weller -
Subterranean In Flames EP
16 Cerberus Shoal Cerberus Shoal Debut
19 Replenish Reef Debut
20 2000 (album) Grand Puba -
Boheme Deep Forest -
F-Punk Big Audio Dynamite -
Fast Stories... from Kid Coma Truly -
HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson Compilation disc + New studio disc
I Am an Elastic Firecracker Tripping Daisy -
Incidental Music 1991-95 Superchunk Compilation
Lorada Johnny Hallyday -
A Northern Soul The Verve US
Oddities, Abnormalities and Curiosities Circle Jerks -
Rasta Business Burning Spear -
Tigerlily Natalie Merchant -
22 Grandpaw Would Ben Lee Debut
24 Afraid of Sunlight Marillion -
25 Chat Chat Takako Minekawa -
Sleater-Kinney Sleater-Kinney -
26 The Drive Haddaway -
Exit Planet Dust The Chemical Brothers UK
A Very Fine Love Dusty Springfield US
27 Apollo 13 soundtrack James Horner Soundtrack
Fey Fey Debut
Gov't Mule Gov't Mule -
I Wish Skee-Lo -
A Live One Phish Live
Mirror Ball Neil Young -
Modernday Folklore Ian Moore -
Only Heaven The Young Gods -
Singles Alison Moyet Compilation
These Days Bon Jovi -
? Mirror Mirror 10cc -

July–SeptemberEdit

Date Album Artist Notes
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3 Brown Sugar D'Angelo Debut
Think with Your Heart Debbie Gibson -
4 Brothas Doobie Funkdoobiest -
Foo Fighters Foo Fighters Debut
Teenage Politics MxPx -
Vol V – Believe Soul II Soul -
11 311 311 -
...And the Circus Leaves Town Kyuss -
Boombastic Shaggy -
Dangerous Minds soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
14 Off the Hook Xscape -
18 ¡Adios Amigos! Ramones -
Bette of Roses Bette Midler -
Cesária Cesária Évora -
Chants and Dances of the Native Americans Sacred Spirit -
Clueless soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
Dreaming of You Selena Posthumous
Guru's Jazzmatazz, Vol. 2: The New Reality Guru -
Hidden Treasures Megadeth Rarities EP
The Long Goodbye Procol Harum -
Lost Somewhere Between the Earth and My Home Geraldine Fibbers -
Mainliner: Wreckage from the Past Social Distortion Compilation
Miss Thang Monica Debut
Not a Pretty Girl Ani DiFranco -
Reflections After 7 -
Restless Shelby Lynne -
'Til Shiloh Buju Banton -
Totally Crushed Out! That Dog -
Use Your Fingers The Bloodhound Gang -
21 Elliott Smith Elliott Smith -
La Alteración Akina Nakamori -
24 Caution to the Wind Pura Fé Debut
25 Destroy Erase Improve Meshuggah -
E 1999 Eternal Bone Thugs-n-Harmony -
The Presidents of the United States of America The Presidents of the United States of America Columbia re-release; Remixed
28 Invisible La Ley -
Seed Prototype -
31 The Garden Merril Bainbridge Debut; AUS
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1 Answer That and Stay Fashionable AFI -
Bad Habits Colin James -
Fight for Your Mind Ben Harper -
Killer Cuts Robin Beanland -
Now That's What I Call Music! 31 Various Artists Compilation
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Raekwon -
Set Your Goals CIV -
We Care Whale -
Wholesale Meats and Fish Letters to Cleo -
2 New Moon Daughter Cassandra Wilson -
7 Alternative Pet Shop Boys Compilation
The Twenty-Seven Points The Fall Live
8 Ben Folds Five Ben Folds Five Debut
Brown Bag Citizen King -
Hot Charity Rocket from the Crypt -
I Remember You Brian McKnight -
Penthouse Luna -
The Sacrilicious Sounds of the Supersuckers Supersuckers -
Spirit of '73: Rock for Choice Various Artists -
14 Deep Dead Blue Elvis Costello and Bill Frisell Live
Dogs of War Saxon -
Donkey Rhubarb Aphex Twin EP[35]
15 Dirt Track Date Southern Culture on the Skids -
Garbage Garbage US
I Just Wasn't Made for These Times Brian Wilson -
King Ferus Ferus Mustafov also known as Macedonian Wedding Soul Cooking
A Moment of Forever Kris Kristofferson -
Mortal Kombat soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
Real Brothas B.G. Knocc Out and Dresta -
Soup Blind Melon -
True Forever Andy Lau Philips Record Begins
18 Goofyfoot Phranc EP
21 Viva Last Blues Palace Music -
22 ...And Out Come the Wolves Rancid -
Good News In Hard Times Sisters Of Glory Debut
Hit & Run Holiday My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult -
I Heard They Suck Live!! NOFX Live
Mandylion The Gathering -
Pet Your Friends Dishwalla -
Pucker! The Selecter -
Tindersticks Tindersticks Second album
23 The Damnation Game Symphony X -
25 Methodrone The Brian Jonestown Massacre -
28 Southpaw Grammar Morrissey UK
29 Cheapness and Beauty Boy George -
Conspiracy Junior M.A.F.I.A. -
Faith Faith Evans Debut
Freedom Bondage Zeni Geva -
It Matters to Me Faith Hill -
The Road Home Heart Live
Wind Can't Stop Aaron Kwok UFO Record Finale
? Sargasso Sea Pram -
Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot Sparklehorse -
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1 Crossover Yoshinori Sunahara -
Ocean Drive Lighthouse Family -
4 Roots to Branches Jethro Tull UK
5 American Standard Seven Mary Three -
Nowhere to Here Blue Rodeo -
Sommersprossen Die Flippers -
Take Me Higher Diana Ross -
8 Ask for It Hole EP
Stranger in Us All Rainbow -
11 The Great Escape Blur -
Serpentine Gallery Switchblade Symphony Debut
12 4,5,6 Kool G Rap Solo debut
Circus Lenny Kravitz -
Dear You Jawbreaker -
Inside Out MC Hammer -
A Medio Vivir Ricky Martin -
Nine High a Pallet Brute. -
One Hot Minute Red Hot Chili Peppers -
Planet B.A.D. Big Audio Dynamite Compilation
Timeless Goldie -
19 A Change of Seasons Dream Theater EP
Clouds Taste Metallic The Flaming Lips -
Coast to Coast Motel G. Love & Special Sauce -
Gilt Machines of Loving Grace -
Greatest Hits (1985–1995) Michael Bolton Compilation
Here's Where the Strings Come In Superchunk -
Huang Chung Wang Chung Re-release
In The Grass Splendora Debut
Ledbetter Heights Kenny Wayne Shepherd -
NOLA Down Debut
Randy Newman's Faust Randy Newman -
See You on the Other Side Mercury Rev -
Trace Son Volt Debut
21 On Echobelly -
Paranoid and Sunburnt Skunk Anansie -
25 Forever Failure Paradise Lost
Friendly Fire Shara Nelson -
Hard Wired Front Line Assembly -
Voice of Reason Harem Scarem -
26 Abriendo Puertas Gloria Estefan -
Ballbreaker AC/DC -
Best of Country Christmas, Vol. 5 Various artists Compilation
Bienvenue chez moi Florent Pagny Compilation
The Carnival Bizarre Cathedral -
Exit the Dragon Urge Overkill -
For Lovers Only The Tempations -
Forgiven, Not Forgotten The Corrs Debut
The Gold Experience Prince -
Haunted Six Feet Under Debut
Outside David Bowie -
Peel Slowly and See The Velvet Underground Box Set
Ring Them Bells Joan Baez US; Live
Tails Lisa Loeb -
Washing Machine Sonic Youth -
Wrecking Ball Emmylou Harris -
29 Herzeleid Rammstein Debut
30 Romantique 96 Pizzicato Five -
? Bring 'em All In Mike Scott -
Hate Rock 'N' Roll The Jesus and Mary Chain Compilation

October–DecemberEdit

Date Album Artist Notes
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1 Up All Night East 17 -
Kim Kyung Ho Kim Kyung Ho -
2 Corte en Tramite Javiera y Los Imposibles Debut
Grown Man Loudon Wainwright III -
(What's the Story) Morning Glory? Oasis -
The X Factor Iron Maiden -
3 Adrenaline Deftones Debut
Curb Servin' WC and the Maad Circle -
Daydream Mariah Carey -
Example For Squirrels -
Jesus Wept P.M. Dawn -
Lucy Candlebox -
Starting Over Reba McEntire Platinum; over 1 million copies sold
This Is Greta! Greta -
6 Raoul and the Kings of Spain Tears for Fears -
9 Ima BT Debut
Tambu Toto -
10 All You Can Eat k.d. lang -
Design of a Decade: 1986–1996 Janet Jackson Compilation +2 new tracks
Disco Volante Mr. Bungle -
Frampton Comes Alive! II Peter Frampton Live
Happy Nowhere Dog's Eye View Debut
Hello Poe -
Insomniac Green Day -
It's Great When You're Straight... Yeah Black Grape -
KRS-One KRS-One -
Mind of Mystikal Mystikal Debut
Modern Rock The Clean -
Pleasure Semisonic EP
Riddle Box Insane Clown Posse -
Scream, Dracula, Scream! Rocket from the Crypt -
Time Fleetwood Mac -
Tragic Kingdom No Doubt -
Us and Them: Symphonic Pink Floyd Jaz Coleman and The London Philharmonic Orchestra -
Working Class Hero: A Tribute to John Lennon Various Artists John Lennon tribute
11 Life on a Plate Millencolin -
Up Great Big Sea -
14 Robyn Is Here Robyn -
16 The Lone Ranger Suggs -
Twisted Hallucinogen -
17 Alive in America Steely Dan Live
Anamorphosée Mylène Farmer -
El Concierto Luis Miguel Live
Hypnotize the Moon Clay Walker -
Plastic Planet G//Z/R -
The R*tist 4*merly Known as Dangerous Toys Dangerous Toys -
18 This Is Christmas Luther Vandross Christmas
23 The Final Experiment Ayreon -
Lone Star 119 Nicky Wu UFO Record Finale
Swingin' with Raymond Chumbawamba -
Would Rather Not Free Dave Wong -
24 20 Fingers 20 Fingers -
1200 Curfews Indigo Girls Live
All We Got Iz Us Onyx -
The Buddha of Suburbia David Bowie Soundtrack
Christmas Here with You The Four Tops Christmas
Dead Winter Dead Savatage Christmas
Erasure Erasure -
Formula OLD -
Groove Theory Groove Theory -
Here's to the Ladies Tony Bennett -
The Isle of View The Pretenders Live
It's a Mystery Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band -
Jealous One's Envy Fat Joe -
Life Simply Red -
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness The Smashing Pumpkins -
Ozzmosis Ozzy Osbourne -
RagNaRok GWAR -
Resident Alien Spacehog -
Return of the Rentals The Rentals -
Smells Like Children Marilyn Manson EP
Spinner Brian Eno & Jah Wobble -
Stomp 442 Anthrax -
Tapestry Revisited: A Tribute to Carole King Various Artists Carole King tribute
Woman's Gotta Have It Cornershop -
27 The Bridge Ace of Base -
30 Different Class Pulp -
31 20 Mothers Julian Cope -
Always Drink Upstream from the Herd Riders in the Sky -
Cypress Hill III: Temples of Boom Cypress Hill -
Dogg Food Tha Dogg Pound -
Gone Dwight Yoakam -
The Individualist TR-i (Todd Rundgren) -
Vault: Def Leppard Greatest Hits (1980–1995) Def Leppard Compilation
? The Worldhood of the World (As Such) NoMeansNo -
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1 Fungus Amongus Incubus Debut
Salt Peter Ruby Debut
6 I'm with Stupid Aimee Mann -
It's A Man's World Cher European release only
Jake's Progress soundtrack Elvis Costello and Richard Harvey Soundtrack
Made in Heaven Queen -
Tri Repetae Autechre -
7 Alice In Chains Alice in Chains -
All Ages Bad Religion Compilation
All of This Love Pam Tillis -
Clouds In My Coffee Carly Simon Box Set
Demanufacture Fear Factory Limited Edition Digipak with Bonus Tracks
Gangsta's Paradise Coolio -
Letters from Chutney Rainbow Butt Monkeys Debut; only album before name change to Finger Eleven
Liquid Swords GZA -
Love Songs (Elton John album) Elton John Compilation (Europe)
Original Soundtracks 1 Passengers -
Ragged Ass Road Tom Cochrane -
Rising Yoko Ono/IMA -
Road Tested Bonnie Raitt Live
Sunny Day Real Estate Sunny Day Real Estate -
Something to Remember Madonna Compilation +3 new tracks
Soul Food Goodie Mob Debut
13 Aglio e Olio Beastie Boys EP
Now That's What I Call Music! 32 Various Artists Compilation
Stripped The Rolling Stones Live
14 Labcabincalifornia The Pharcyde -
New Beginning Tracy Chapman -
R. Kelly R. Kelly -
Slaughter of the Soul At the Gates -
Southern Gal Terry Ellis -
Waiting to Exhale: Original Soundtrack Album Various Artists Soundtrack
Welcome to the Neighborhood Meat Loaf -
Your Little Secret Melissa Etheridge -
16 Bif Naked Bif Naked Debut
17 Storm of the Light's Bane Dissection -
20 The Beatles Anthology, Volume 1 The Beatles Compilation +1 new track
21 Enrique Iglesias Enrique Iglesias Debut
Fresh Horses Garth Brooks -
The Ghost of Tom Joad Bruce Springsteen -
Jesus Freak dc Talk -
I Refuse to Be Lonely Phyllis Hyman -
Live by Yo Rep Three 6 Mafia EP
Livin' Proof Group Home Debut
Mr. Smith LL Cool J -
Natural Wonder Stevie Wonder Live
27 Bizarre Fruit II M People -
Eternal E Eazy-E Posthumous
The Gallery Dark Tranquillity -
N/A Become the Other Ozric Tentacles -
Desperate, Scared But Social Emily's Sassy Lime Debut
Electronic Pleasure N-Trance Debut
Grayfolded Grateful Dead Live
Izlamaphobia Muslimgauze -
Scratch or Stitch Melt-Banana -
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1 The Blood-Splat Rating System Powerman 5000 -
4 Balto: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
How Long Has This Been Going On Van Morrison Live
5 1990-Sick Spice 1 -
The Memory of Trees Enya -
Merkin Ball Pearl Jam featuring Neil Young EP
Saturday Morning: Cartoons' Greatest Hits Various Artists Compilation
We Got It Immature -
8 Cutterpillow Eraserheads -
10 Dancehall Dreamer Pat Green -
12 Glyph Harold Budd & Hector Zazou -
Xorcist X-Raided -
14 Cibo Matto Cibo Matto -
15 Final Bell / Ghost in the Ruins Savatage Live
18 Low On Ice Alec Empire -
? Di-Dar Faye Wong -
Greed Killing Napalm Death EP

Release date unknownEdit

Biggest hit singlesEdit

The following songs achieved the highest aggregated positions in the charts of 1995.[36]

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1 Coolio Gangsta's Paradise 1995   United 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
2 Shaggy Boombastic 1995   UK 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
3 Take That Back for Good 1995   UK 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
4 Michael Jackson You Are Not Alone 1995   UK 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
5 U2 Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me 1995   Norway 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 hitsEdit

Top ten best albums of the yearEdit

The following ten albums from 1995 are the highest rated, as per aggregate ratings compiled from over 33,000 different "greatest album" charts.[37] 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 musicEdit

OperaEdit

JazzEdit

Musical theaterEdit

Musical filmsEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

AwardsEdit

Grammy AwardsEdit

Country Music Association AwardsEdit

Eurovision Song ContestEdit

Mercury Music PrizeEdit

MTV Video Music AwardsEdit

ChartsEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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