1. Automatic for the People, R.E.M.
2. Wish, The Cure
3. Check Your Head, Beastie Boys
4. Rage Against The Machine, Rage Against The Machine
5. Grave Dancer's Union, Soul Asylum
Honorable mention: Hollywood Town Hall, The Jayhawks (I really didn't discover it until 93-94); Apollo 18, They Might Be Giants; Our Time in Eden, 10,000 Maniacs; Amused to Death, Roger Waters; The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion, The Black Crowes
Funny this series has generated more traffic and emails than anything I've written in the last couple of months...maybe you all just like the 90's that much. I know I did.