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RankAlbumArtist
1001.

Peter Gabriel IVUnited Kingdom Peter Gabriel
Year of Release:1982Appears in:120 charts
Rank in 1982:16Rank Score:1,887
Rank in 1980s160Overall Rank:1,001
Average Rating:  79/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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1002.

Bad BrainsUnited States Bad Brains
Year of Release:1982Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 1982:17Rank Score:1,883
Rank in 1980s161Overall Rank:1,002
Average Rating:  76/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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1003.

A New World RecordUnited Kingdom Electric Light Orchestra
Year of Release:1976Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 1976:17Rank Score:1,880
Rank in 1970s232Overall Rank:1,003
Average Rating:  77/100 (202 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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1004.

Felt MountainUnited Kingdom Goldfrapp
Year of Release:2000Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 2000:20Rank Score:1,878
Rank in 2000s201Overall Rank:1,004
Average Rating:  76/100 (162 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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1005.

Cheap ThrillsUnited States Big Brother And The Holding Company
Year of Release:1968Appears in:182 charts
Rank in 1968:19Rank Score:1,873
Rank in 1960s98Overall Rank:1,005
Average Rating:  78/100 (187 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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1006.

PainfulUnited States Yo La Tengo
Year of Release:1993Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 1993:20Rank Score:1,872
Rank in 1990s223Overall Rank:1,006
Average Rating:  80/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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1007.

KarmaUnited States Pharoah Sanders
Year of Release:1969Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 1969:27Rank Score:1,871
Rank in 1960s99Overall Rank:1,007
Average Rating:  80/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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1008.

Screaming For VengeanceUnited Kingdom Judas Priest
Year of Release:1982Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 1982:18Rank Score:1,871
Rank in 1980s162Overall Rank:1,008
Average Rating:  77/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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1009.

Within The Realm Of A Dying SunAustralia Dead Can Dance
Year of Release:1987Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 1987:20Rank Score:1,869
Rank in 1980s163Overall Rank:1,009
Average Rating:  80/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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1010.

English SettlementUnited Kingdom XTC
Year of Release:1982Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 1982:19Rank Score:1,866
Rank in 1980s164Overall Rank:1,010
Average Rating:  79/100 (153 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 203 2%
1960s 645 6%
1970s 1553 16%
1980s 1540 15%
1990s 2099 21%
2000s 2621 26%
2010s 1332 13%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
Various Artists 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 27 0%
Frank Zappa 27 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5067 51%
United Kingdom 2682 27%
Canada 444 4%
Australia 243 2%
Mixed Nationality 178 2%
Sweden 163 2%
Germany 162 2%
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