1995 in music

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

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Keith Richards, Rolling Stones Voodoo Lounge World Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1995

Events[edit]

January–February[edit]

March–April[edit]

May–June[edit]

July–August[edit]

September–October[edit]

November–December[edit]

Also in 1995[edit]

Bands formed[edit]

Bands disbanded[edit]

Bands reformed[edit]

Albums released[edit]

January – March[edit]

Date Album Artist Notes
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3 Amok Sentenced -
Higher Learning soundtrack 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 Demon Knight soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
Dah Shinin' Smif-N-Wessun -
From the Bottom Up Brownstone -
16 The Rapture Siouxsie and the Banshees -
University Throwing Muses -
17 Do You Want More?!!!??! The Roots -
19 Waiting for the Punchline Extreme -
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 -
Cocktails Too $hort -
Ham Fisted Local H -
Hog Wild Hank Williams, Jr. -
Jerky Boys: The Movie soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
Lamprey Bettie Serveert -
One Hour Cluster -
This Child Susan Aglukark -
You Gotta Love That Neal McCoy -
30 Nice Ass Free Kitten -
Leftism Leftfield -
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3 Of Chaos and Eternal Night Dark Tranquillity -
6 Mobile Safari The Pastels -
Pygmalion Slowdive -
7 Now That I've Found You: A Collection Alison Krauss Compilation
Good News from the Next World Simple Minds -
The Woman in Me Shania Twain 2x Diamond; 20 million sold
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 Hank Williams Covers CD
It's Five O'Clock Somewhere Slash's Snakepit -
King Belly -
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
20 Maxinquaye Tricky UK
21 Safe + Sound DJ Quik -
World of Morrissey Morrissey Compilation
22 Pain Killer Energy Orchard -
27 Alive in Studio A Bruce Dickinson 2x Live CD
Cerebral Caustic The Fall -
To Bring You My Love PJ Harvey -
Undisclosed Files Addendum Hawkwind Live
Greatest Hits Bruce Springsteen Compilation + 4 new tracks
28 Ball-Hog or Tugboat? Mike Watt -
Deluxe Better Than Ezra Elektra re-release
Do You Wanna Ride? Adina Howard Debut
Pieces Of You Jewel Debut
13 Unlucky Numbers Wax -
Train a Comin' Steve Earle -
Of Chaos and Eternal Night Dark Tranquillity
The Sky Moves Sideways Porcupine Tree
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1 The Original Donkey Kong Country Soundtrack DK Jamz Video game soundtrack
Sacrifice Motörhead -
6 Beggar on a Beach of Gold Mike + the Mechanics -
Cha Cha Cha EMF -
7 Ultraphobic Warrant -
Wonderful Adam Ant -
10 Forever You Zard -
13 The Bends Radiohead -
In Debt Disco Inferno Compilation
14 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 -
100% Fun Matthew Sweet -
Smart Sleeper -
21 Alien Love Secrets Steve Vai EP
Brainbloodvolume Ned's Atomic Dustbin -
Conversation Peace Stevie Wonder -
Dopes to Infinity Monster Magnet -
Home Blessid Union of Souls Debut
Made in England Elton John -
Naveed Our Lady Peace US
Symbolic Death -
22 Teeth and Tissue The Headstones -
23 The Edges of Twilight The Tea Party Canada
27 D'eux Celine Dion France
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 -
Mirror Mirror 10cc -
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! -
Delete Yourself! Atari Teenage Riot -

April – June[edit]

Date Album Artist Notes
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3 Live Bites Scorpions Germany; Live +3 studio tracks
4 Alien Lanes Guided by Voices -
Civilization Phaze III Frank Zappa -
Lemonade and Brownies Sugar Ray Debut
Lost Dogs and Mixed Blessings John Prine -
Nihil KMFDM -
The Road Goes On Forever The Highwaymen -
Rub It Better General Public -
Thank You Duran Duran Covers album
This Is How We Do It Montell Jordan Debut
5 Heavy as a Really Heavy Thing Strapping Young Lad -
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 -
Running on Ice Vertical Horizon -
10 Picture This Wet Wet Wet -
11 Astro Creep: 2000 White Zombie -
Blonder and Blonder The Muffs -
Friday soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
3 FireHouse -
Wowee Zowee Pavement -
You'd Prefer an Astronaut Hum -
18 Burnt Offerings Iced Earth -
Once upon the Cross Deicide -
Walk on Water UFO Japan-only release until 1997
24 ...I Care Because You Do Aphex Twin -
Plastic Green Head Trouble -
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 -
The Infamous Mobb Deep -
THRAK King Crimson -
27 The Future of What Unwound -
28 Rainmaker Fair Warning -
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1 Machiavelli and the Four Seasons TISM -
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 Nobody Else Take That -
Short Bus Filter -
Tilt Scott Walker -
9 Domination Morbid Angel -
God of Love Bad Brains -
Kojak Variety Elvis Costello Covers album
Nemesisters Babes in Toyland -
The Return of the Space Cowboy Jamiroquai US
Some Rainy Morning Robert Cray -
15 I Should Coco Supergrass Debut
Orchid Opeth Europe
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
"Root Down (EP)" Beastie Boys -
Dysfunctional Dokken -
Forever Blue Chris Isaak -
God of Love Bad Brains -
LP The Rembrandts -
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 2x Live CD
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
Vibrator Terence Trent D'Arby -
5 Days Like This Van Morrison -
Still Not Black Enough W.A.S.P. -
6 And the Music Speaks All-4-One -
Batman Forever (soundtrack)" 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 -
7 Stanley Road Paul Weller -
8 Forbidden Black Sabbath -
9 69/96 Cornelius -
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 3x Diamond; 33 million sold
Post Björk -
Two Headed Spirit of the West -
The Unboxed Set Angry Samoans Box Set
15 Subterranean In Flames -
16 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson 2x CD; 1 disc greatest hits, 1 new; 2x Diamond sales
19 Replenish Reef Debut
20 Boheme Deep Forest -
F-Punk Big Audio Dynamite -
Fast Stories... from Kid Coma Truly -
I Am an Elastic Firecracker Tripping Daisy -
Incidental Music 1991-95 Superchunk Compilation
Lorada Johnny Hallyday -
A Northern Soul The Verve US
Tigerlily Natalie Merchant -
22 Grandpaw Would Ben Lee Debut
24 Afraid of Sunlight Marillion -
25 Chat Chat Takako Minekawa -
Sleater-Kinney Sleater-Kinney -
26 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 2xCD; Live
Mirror Ball Neil Young -
Modernday Folklore Ian Moore -
Singles Alison Moyet Compilation
These Days Bon Jovi -
Oddities, Abnormalities and Curiosities Circle Jerks -

July – September[edit]

Date Album Artist Notes
J
U
L
Y
3 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 ...And the Circus Leaves Town Kyuss -
Boombastic Shaggy -
Dangerous Minds soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
18 ¡Adios Amigos! Ramones -
Bette of Roses Bette Midler -
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 -
Not a Pretty Girl Ani DiFranco -
Reflections After 7 -
'Til Shiloh Buju Banton -
Totally Crushed Out! That Dog -
Use Your Fingers The Bloodhound Gang -
21 Elliott Smith Elliott Smith -
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
311 311 -
28 Seed Prototype -
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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 UK series; Compilation
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Raekwon -
Set Your Goals CIV -
We Care Whale -
Wholesale Meats and Fish Letters to Cleo -
7 Alternative Pet Shop Boys 2xCD
The Twenty-Seven Points The Fall 2x Live CD
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
Donkey Rhubarb Aphex Twin EP
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 -
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 -
Hit & Run Holiday My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult -
I Heard They Suck Live!! NOFX Live
Mandylion The Gathering -
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
It Matters to Me Faith Hill -
The Road Home Heart Live
Wind Can't Stop Aaron Kwok UFO Record Finale
Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot Sparklehorse -
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1 Crossover Yoshinori Sunahara
4 Roots to Branches Jethro Tull UK
5 American Standard Seven Mary Three -
Nowhere to Here Blue Rodeo -
Sommersprossen Die Flippers -
8 Ask for It Hole EP; Live/Studio
Relish Joan Osborne -
Stranger in Us All Rainbow -
11 The Great Escape Blur -
12 Circus Lenny Kravitz -
Dear You Jawbreaker -
4,5,6 Kool G Rap Solo debut
One Hot Minute Red Hot Chili Peppers -
Planet B.A.D. Big Audio Dynamite Compilation
A Medio Vivir Ricky Martin -
19 A Change of Seasons Dream Theater Studio/Live EP
Clouds Taste Metallic The Flaming Lips -
Coast to Coast Motel G. Love & Special Sauce -
Greatest Hits (1985–1995) Michael Bolton Compilation + 5 new tracks
Here's Where the Strings Come In Superchunk -
Huang Chung Wang Chung Re-release
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
20 Musically Incorrect Y&T -
21 Paranoid and Sunburnt Skunk Anansie -
25 Voice of Reason Harem Scarem -
25 Forever Failure[28] Paradise Lost -
26 Abriendo Puertas Gloria Estefan -
Ballbreaker AC/DC -
Best of Country Christmas, Vol. 5 Various artists Compilation
Bienvenue chez moi Florent Pagny Compilation
Exit the Dragon Urge Overkill
Forgiven, Not Forgotten The Corrs
The Gold Experience Prince
Haunted Six Feet Under
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 -
On Echobelly -
Hate Rock 'N' Roll The Jesus and Mary Chain Compilation

October – December[edit]

Date Album Artist Notes
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1 Up All Night East 17 -
2 Grown Man Loudon Wainwright III -
(What's the Story) Morning Glory? Oasis 2x Diamond; 22 million copies sold
The X Factor Iron Maiden -
3 Adrenaline Deftones Debut
Daydream Mariah Carey 2x Diamond; 25 million copies sold
Example For Squirrels -
Jesus Wept P.M. Dawn -
Lucy Candlebox -
No Joke! Meat Puppets -
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 e.p. 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 -
16 The Lone Ranger Suggs Solo debut
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 -
23 The Final Experiment Ayreon -
Lone Star 119 Nicky Wu UFO Record Finale
Would Rather Not Free Dave Wong
24 Ozzmosis Ozzy Osbourne -
All We Got Iz Us Onyx -
The Buddha of Suburbia David Bowie US, Soundtrack
Dead Winter Dead Savatage -
Erasure Erasure -
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 2x CD
RagNaRok GWAR -
Resident Alien Spacehog -
Return of the Rentals The Rentals -
Smells Like Children Marilyn Manson EP
Stomp 442 Anthrax -
Tapestry Revisited: A Tribute to Carole King Various Artists Carole King tribute
20 Fingers 20 Fingers -
1200 Curfews Indigo Girls Live
Woman's Gotta Have It Cornershop -
30 Different Class Pulp -
31 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) -
20 Mothers Julian Cope -
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
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 -
7 Alice In Chains Alice in Chains -
All Ages Bad Religion Compilation
Clouds In My Coffee Carly Simon Box Set
Demanufacture Fear Factory Limited Edition Digipak with Bonus Tracks
Letters from Chutney Rainbow Butt Monkeys Debut; only album before name change to Finger Eleven
Liquid Swords GZA -
Original Soundtracks 1 Passengers -
Ragged Ass Road Tom Cochrane -
Road Tested Bonnie Raitt Live
Something to Remember Madonna Compilation +3 new tracks
Soul Food Goodie Mob Debut
13 Aglio e Olio Beastie Boys EP
14 Labcabincalifornia The Pharcyde -
New Beginning Tracy Chapman -
R. Kelly R. Kelly -
Slaughter of the Soul At the Gates -
Southern Gal Terry Ellis -
Stripped The Rolling Stones Live
Your Little Secret Melissa Etheridge -
Welcome to the Neighborhood Meat Loaf -
16 Bif Naked Bif Naked Debut
17 Storm of the Light's Bane Dissection -
20 The Beatles Anthology, Volume 1 The Beatles UK; Compilation
Now That's What I Call Music! 32 Various Artists UK series; Compilation
21 The Bridge Ace of Base -
Enrique Iglesias Enrique Iglesias Debut
Fresh Horses Garth Brooks -
Gangsta's Paradise Coolio -
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
Mr. Smith LL Cool J -
Natural Wonder Stevie Wonder Live
Pet Your Friends Dishwalla -
Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton Eazy-E -
27 The Gallery Dark Tranquillity -
"Eternal E" Eazy-E -
Bizarre Fruit II M People -
28 Waiting to Exhale: Original Soundtrack Album Various Artists Soundtrack
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1 The Blood Splat Rating System Powerman 5000 -
Fly Sarah Brightman -
5 The Memory of Trees Enya -
Merkin Ball Pearl Jam featuring Neil Young EP
1990-Sick Spice 1 -
Saturday Morning: Cartoons' Greatest Hits Various Artists Tribute CD
We Got It Immature -
12 Xorcist X-Raided -
14 Cibo Matto Cibo Matto -
15 Final Bell / Ghost in the Ruins Savatage Live

Release Date Unknown[edit]

Biggest hit singles[edit]

The following songs achieved the highest aggregated positions in the charts of 1995.[29]

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1 Coolio Gangsta's Paradise 1995 United States 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; Éire: 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 Jamaica UK 1 – September 1995, Italy 1 of 1995, Éire 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, Holland 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 United Kingdom UK 1 – April 1995, Sweden 1 – April 1995, Norway 1 – April 1995, Germany 1 – April 1995, Éire 1 – March 1995, Australia 1 for 2 weeks August 1995, Holland 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 United States UK 1 – September 1995, US BB 1 of 1995, Switzerland 1 – September 1995, Poland 1 – August 1995, Éire 1 – September 1995, New Zealand 1 for 3 weeks September 1995, Austria 2 – September 1995, Germany 3 – September 1995, Sweden 5 – August 1995, Holland 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 Republic of Ireland Norway 1 – June 1995, Poland 1 – January 1995, Éire 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, Holland 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[edit]

Top ten best albums of the year[edit]

All albums have been named albums of the year for their hits in the charts.[30]

  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. PavementWowee Zowee
  9. P.J. HarveyTo Bring You My Love
  10. BlurThe Great Escape

Classical music[edit]

Opera[edit]

Musical theater[edit]

Musical films[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Awards[edit]

Grammy Awards[edit]

Country Music Association Awards[edit]

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

Mercury Music Prize[edit]

MTV Video Music Awards[edit]

Charts[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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