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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:305 charts
Rank in 1988:4Rank Score:7,743
Rank in 1980s29Overall Rank:220
Average Rating:  84/100 (338 votes)
Comments: 20 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:52 charts
Rank in 1982:30Rank Score:721
Rank in 1980s295Overall Rank:1,799
Average Rating:  75/100 (67 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:131 charts
Rank in 1989:10Rank Score:2,153
Rank in 1980s106Overall Rank:707
Average Rating:  78/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Underwater MoonlightUnited Kingdom The Soft Boys

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1980:30Rank Score:1,085
Rank in 1980s211Overall Rank:1,285
Average Rating:  77/100 (93 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:208 charts
Rank in 1989:5Rank Score:4,661
Rank in 1980s46Overall Rank:344
Average Rating:  83/100 (215 votes)
Comments: 20 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:50 charts
Rank in 1989:24Rank Score:838
Rank in 1980s257Overall Rank:1,595
Average Rating:  75/100 (64 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:525 charts
Rank in 1985:1Rank Score:16,577
Rank in 1980s14Overall Rank:91
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (586 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Head Over HeelsUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1983Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1983:29Rank Score:600
Rank in 1980s340Overall Rank:2,093
Average Rating:  75/100 (75 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:733 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:26,121
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:48
Average Rating:  84/100 (841 votes)
Comments: 78 comments
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Telepathic SurgeryUnited States The Flaming Lips

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1989:98Rank Score:153
Rank in 1980s990Overall Rank:6,274
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 %


Meat Puppets 1 2%
The Dream Syndicate 1 2%
Virginia Astley 1 2%
Minutemen 1 2%
Julian Cope 1 2%
Bruce Springsteen 1 2%
Lou Reed 1 2%
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Country Albums %


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

Top 50 Music Albums of the 1980s chart changes

Biggest climbers
climbers Up 24 from 49th to 25th
Isn't Anything
by My Bloody Valentine
Biggest fallers
fallers Down 1 from 25th to 26th
Before Hollywood
by The Go-Betweens
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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