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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
Year of Release:1988Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 1988:4Rank Score:7,462
Rank in 1980s29Overall Rank:226
Average Rating: 84/100 (322 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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The Days Of Wine And RosesUnited States The Dream Syndicate
Year of Release:1982Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1982:31Rank Score:737
Rank in 1980s285Overall Rank:1,769
Average Rating: 75/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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New YorkUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1989Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1989:10Rank Score:2,011
Rank in 1980s115Overall Rank:752
Average Rating: 78/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Underwater MoonlightUnited Kingdom The Soft Boys
Year of Release:1980Appears in:70 charts
Rank in 1980:30Rank Score:1,092
Rank in 1980s208Overall Rank:1,267
Average Rating: 77/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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On FireUnited States Galaxie 500
Year of Release:1989Appears in:196 charts
Rank in 1989:5Rank Score:4,461
Rank in 1980s47Overall Rank:354
Average Rating: 84/100 (209 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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Passion: Music For The Last Temptation Of ChristUnited Kingdom Peter Gabriel
Year of Release:1989Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1989:26Rank Score:725
Rank in 1980s289Overall Rank:1,793
Average Rating: 75/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Rain DogsUnited States Tom Waits
Year of Release:1985Appears in:509 charts
Rank in 1985:1Rank Score:15,944
Rank in 1980s14Overall Rank:94
Average Rating: 85/100 (571 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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Head Over HeelsUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins
Year of Release:1983Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1983:29Rank Score:585
Rank in 1980s346Overall Rank:2,126
Average Rating: 74/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Daydream NationUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1988Appears in:714 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:24,952
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:49
Average Rating: 84/100 (818 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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Telepathic SurgeryUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1989Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1989:98Rank Score:155
Rank in 1980s971Overall Rank:6,162
Average Rating: 71/100 (43 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 8 16%
1989 7 14%
Artist Albums %


Lou Reed 1 2%
The Wedding Present 1 2%
Hüsker Dü 1 2%
The Stone Roses 1 2%
My Bloody Valentine 1 2%
The Soft Boys 1 2%
Test Dept 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 22 44%
United Kingdom 18 36%
Australia 4 8%
Ireland 3 6%
Germany 1 2%
Belgium 1 2%
Canada 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
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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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