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Top 50 Music Albums of the 1980s by hairymarx1 (2011)  

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Chart updated: 12/24/2011 16:13 (Created: 12/07/2011 19:35). Chart size: 50 albums.

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Spirit Of EdenUnited Kingdom Talk Talk

(First added to chart: 12/24/2011)
Year of Release:1988Appears in:436 charts
Rank in 1988:3Rank Score:10,795
Rank in 1980s23Overall Rank:196
Average Rating:  84/100 (483 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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The Days Of Wine And RosesUnited States The Dream Syndicate

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1982Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1982:33Rank Score:860
Rank in 1980s316Overall Rank:1,899
Average Rating:  77/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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New YorkUnited States Lou Reed

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 1989:10Rank Score:2,904
Rank in 1980s98Overall Rank:657
Average Rating:  77/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Underwater MoonlightUnited Kingdom The Soft Boys

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1980:36Rank Score:1,177
Rank in 1980s240Overall Rank:1,450
Average Rating:  78/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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On FireUnited States Galaxie 500

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:269 charts
Rank in 1989:5Rank Score:5,753
Rank in 1980s48Overall Rank:361
Average Rating:  83/100 (315 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Passion: Music For The Last Temptation Of ChristUnited Kingdom Peter Gabriel

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:80 charts
Rank in 1989:21Rank Score:1,272
Rank in 1980s226Overall Rank:1,368
Average Rating:  78/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Rain DogsUnited States Tom Waits

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1985Appears in:665 charts
Rank in 1985:1Rank Score:18,726
Rank in 1980s14Overall Rank:105
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (760 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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Head Over HeelsUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1983Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 1983:25Rank Score:1,062
Rank in 1980s264Overall Rank:1,580
Average Rating:  77/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Daydream NationUnited States Sonic Youth

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1988Appears in:904 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:29,820
Rank in 1980s7Overall Rank:56
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,086 votes)
Comments: 98 comments
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Telepathic SurgeryUnited States The Flaming Lips

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1989:110Rank Score:169
Rank in 1980s1,073Overall Rank:6,818
Average Rating:  72/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Top 50 Music Albums of the 1980s composition

Year Albums %


1980 6 12%
1981 3 6%
1982 4 8%
1983 5 10%
1984 5 10%
1985 8 16%
1986 1 2%
1987 3 6%
1988 9 18%
1989 6 12%
Artist Albums %


Mary Margaret O'Hara 1 2%
The Birthday Party 1 2%
The Feelies 1 2%
The Durutti Column 1 2%
Swans 1 2%
Sinéad O'Connor 1 2%
Talk Talk 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 23 46%
United Kingdom 18 36%
Australia 4 8%
Ireland 3 6%
Canada 1 2%
Germany 1 2%

Top 50 Music Albums of the 1980s chart changes

Biggest climbers
climbers Up 24 from 49th to 25th
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Biggest fallers
fallers Down 1 from 25th to 26th
Before Hollywood
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fallers Down 1 from 26th to 27th
Watermark
by Enya
fallers Down 1 from 27th to 28th
It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back
by Public Enemy

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From armoury 04/08/2012 14:43
it's ok but sorry to be predictable but surely the smiths and pixies deserve a mention
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