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Best Albums of 1980

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1980 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 22,000 greatest album charts.

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1980 year summaryThe best artists of 1980 were Talking Heads, Joy Division, AC/DC, Dead Kennedys, David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, The Pretenders, The Clash and Dire Straits.
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11.

Permanent WavesCanada Rush
Year of Release:1980Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 1980:11Rank Score:2,862
Rank in 1980s94Overall Rank:642
Average Rating:  81/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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12.

Seventeen SecondsUnited Kingdom The Cure
Year of Release:1980Appears in:182 charts
Rank in 1980:12Rank Score:2,843
Rank in 1980s97Overall Rank:646
Average Rating:  78/100 (292 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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13.

Crazy RhythmsUnited States The Feelies
Year of Release:1980Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 1980:13Rank Score:2,797
Rank in 1980s100Overall Rank:654
Average Rating:  80/100 (227 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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14.

Heaven And HellUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1980Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 1980:14Rank Score:2,544
Rank in 1980s109Overall Rank:705
Average Rating:  76/100 (237 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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15.

BoyIreland U2
Year of Release:1980Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 1980:15Rank Score:2,458
Rank in 1980s117Overall Rank:730
Average Rating:  75/100 (403 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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16.

Get Happy!!United Kingdom Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Year of Release:1980Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 1980:16Rank Score:2,119
Rank in 1980s129Overall Rank:826
Average Rating:  77/100 (195 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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17.

Ace Of SpadesUnited Kingdom Motörhead
Year of Release:1980Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 1980:17Rank Score:2,089
Rank in 1980s133Overall Rank:844
Average Rating:  78/100 (206 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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18.

Sound AffectsUnited Kingdom The Jam
Year of Release:1980Appears in:131 charts
Rank in 1980:18Rank Score:2,065
Rank in 1980s135Overall Rank:850
Average Rating:  79/100 (175 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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19.

Zenyatta MondattaUnited Kingdom The Police
Year of Release:1980Appears in:157 charts
Rank in 1980:19Rank Score:1,968
Rank in 1980s140Overall Rank:888
Average Rating:  75/100 (256 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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20.

Los AngelesUnited States X
Year of Release:1980Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 1980:20Rank Score:1,884
Rank in 1980s148Overall Rank:929
Average Rating:  78/100 (183 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Best Albums of 1980 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 2%
Cabaret Voltaire 4 1%
The Residents 2 0%
Severed Heads 2 0%
Saxon 2 0%
Linton Kwesi Johnson 2 0%
Nurse With Wound 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 259 36%
United Kingdom 243 33%
Germany 28 4%
Canada 24 3%
Jamaica 21 3%
Mixed Nationality 19 3%
Australia 18 2%
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