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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:341 charts
Rank in 1988:4Rank Score:8,864
Rank in 1980s26Overall Rank:202
Average Rating:  84/100 (373 votes)
Comments: 22 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:61 charts
Rank in 1982:33Rank Score:755
Rank in 1980s304Overall Rank:1,839
Average Rating:  76/100 (74 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:151 charts
Rank in 1989:10Rank Score:2,345
Rank in 1980s107Overall Rank:690
Average Rating:  78/100 (166 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:79 charts
Rank in 1980:38Rank Score:1,013
Rank in 1980s243Overall Rank:1,443
Average Rating:  78/100 (98 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:241 charts
Rank in 1989:5Rank Score:5,488
Rank in 1980s42Overall Rank:317
Average Rating:  83/100 (242 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:60 charts
Rank in 1989:26Rank Score:882
Rank in 1980s268Overall Rank:1,608
Average Rating:  76/100 (68 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:566 charts
Rank in 1985:1Rank Score:16,991
Rank in 1980s14Overall Rank:96
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (625 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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Head Over HeelsUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1983Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 1983:27Rank Score:796
Rank in 1980s293Overall Rank:1,762
Average Rating:  77/100 (84 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:774 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:26,743
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:49
Average Rating:  84/100 (893 votes)
Comments: 83 comments
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Telepathic SurgeryUnited States The Flaming Lips

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1989:104Rank Score:153
Rank in 1980s1,031Overall Rank:6,493
Average Rating:  73/100 (44 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 %


Public Image Ltd. 1 2%
Pixies 1 2%
Public Enemy 1 2%
Tom Waits 1 2%
Love And Rockets 1 2%
Dead Kennedys 1 2%
Constance Demby 1 2%
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Country Albums %


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