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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:357 charts
Rank in 1988:4Rank Score:9,195
Rank in 1980s26Overall Rank:200
Average Rating:  84/100 (391 votes)
Comments: 23 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:70 charts
Rank in 1982:29Rank Score:857
Rank in 1980s283Overall Rank:1,709
Average Rating:  77/100 (85 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:161 charts
Rank in 1989:10Rank Score:2,471
Rank in 1980s103Overall Rank:679
Average Rating:  77/100 (188 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:86 charts
Rank in 1980:37Rank Score:1,034
Rank in 1980s239Overall Rank:1,456
Average Rating:  78/100 (106 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:245 charts
Rank in 1989:5Rank Score:5,559
Rank in 1980s43Overall Rank:324
Average Rating:  84/100 (267 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:62 charts
Rank in 1989:26Rank Score:823
Rank in 1980s294Overall Rank:1,760
Average Rating:  77/100 (78 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:588 charts
Rank in 1985:1Rank Score:17,571
Rank in 1980s14Overall Rank:98
Average Rating:  84/100 (664 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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Head Over HeelsUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1983Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1983:28Rank Score:803
Rank in 1980s299Overall Rank:1,801
Average Rating:  77/100 (89 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:809 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:27,430
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:49
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (942 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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Telepathic SurgeryUnited States The Flaming Lips

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1989:101Rank Score:166
Rank in 1980s1,004Overall Rank:6,246
Average Rating:  73/100 (47 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 %


Violent Femmes 1 2%
Cocteau Twins 1 2%
The Fall 1 2%
The Cramps 1 2%
The Jesus and Mary Chain 1 2%
Sonic Youth 1 2%
Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band 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

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fallers Down 1 from 26th to 27th
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fallers Down 1 from 27th to 28th
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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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