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

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Spirit Of EdenUnited Kingdom Talk Talk
Year of Release:1988Appears in:263 charts
Rank in 1988:4Rank Score:6,725
Rank in 1980s31Overall Rank:244
Average Rating: 84/100 (305 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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The Days Of Wine And RosesUnited States The Dream Syndicate
Year of Release:1982Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1982:30Rank Score:719
Rank in 1980s282Overall Rank:1,755
Average Rating: 76/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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New YorkUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1989Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 1989:11Rank Score:1,910
Rank in 1980s118Overall Rank:765
Average Rating: 78/100 (133 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Underwater MoonlightUnited Kingdom The Soft Boys
Year of Release:1980Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1980:29Rank Score:1,092
Rank in 1980s202Overall Rank:1,230
Average Rating: 77/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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On FireUnited States Galaxie 500
Year of Release:1989Appears in:188 charts
Rank in 1989:5Rank Score:4,391
Rank in 1980s46Overall Rank:350
Average Rating: 83/100 (199 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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Passion: Music For The Last Temptation Of ChristUnited Kingdom Peter Gabriel
Year of Release:1989Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1989:24Rank Score:731
Rank in 1980s275Overall Rank:1,729
Average Rating: 75/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Rain DogsUnited States Tom Waits
Year of Release:1985Appears in:497 charts
Rank in 1985:1Rank Score:15,192
Rank in 1980s14Overall Rank:99
Average Rating: 85/100 (550 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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Head Over HeelsUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins
Year of Release:1983Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1983:29Rank Score:515
Rank in 1980s364Overall Rank:2,292
Average Rating: 75/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Daydream NationUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1988Appears in:700 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:24,376
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:47
Average Rating: 84/100 (785 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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Telepathic SurgeryUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1989Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1989:96Rank Score:150
Rank in 1980s971Overall Rank:6,173
Average Rating: 71/100 (41 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 %


Julian Cope 1 2%
Minutemen 1 2%
Bruce Springsteen 1 2%
The Wedding Present 1 2%
Lou Reed 1 2%
The Stone Roses 1 2%
Hüsker Dü 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 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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