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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 14,000 greatest album charts.

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

Peter Gabriel IIIUnited Kingdom Peter Gabriel
Year of Release:1980Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 1980:11Rank Score:2,317
Rank in 1980s84Overall Rank:601
Average Rating: 80/100 (140 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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12.

Seventeen SecondsUnited Kingdom The Cure
Year of Release:1980Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 1980:12Rank Score:2,293
Rank in 1980s87Overall Rank:607
Average Rating: 77/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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13.

Heaven And HellUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1980Appears in:78 charts
Rank in 1980:13Rank Score:2,083
Rank in 1980s95Overall Rank:653
Average Rating: 75/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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14.

Crazy RhythmsUnited States The Feelies
Year of Release:1980Appears in:104 charts
Rank in 1980:14Rank Score:1,991
Rank in 1980s98Overall Rank:676
Average Rating: 79/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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15.

BoyIreland U2
Year of Release:1980Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 1980:15Rank Score:1,840
Rank in 1980s110Overall Rank:729
Average Rating: 76/100 (274 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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16.

Get Happy!!United Kingdom Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Year of Release:1980Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 1980:16Rank Score:1,822
Rank in 1980s114Overall Rank:733
Average Rating: 76/100 (133 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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17.

Zenyatta MondattaUnited Kingdom The Police
Year of Release:1980Appears in:106 charts
Rank in 1980:17Rank Score:1,785
Rank in 1980s118Overall Rank:749
Average Rating: 75/100 (179 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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18.

Ace Of SpadesUnited Kingdom Motörhead
Year of Release:1980Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 1980:18Rank Score:1,605
Rank in 1980s131Overall Rank:835
Average Rating: 78/100 (138 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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19.

Colossal YouthUnited Kingdom Young Marble Giants
Year of Release:1980Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 1980:19Rank Score:1,487
Rank in 1980s141Overall Rank:895
Average Rating: 77/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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20.

Los AngelesUnited States X
Year of Release:1980Appears in:106 charts
Rank in 1980:20Rank Score:1,399
Rank in 1980s148Overall Rank:945
Average Rating: 79/100 (116 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1980 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Stiff Little Fingers 2 0%
Utopia 2 0%
Teena Marie 2 0%
Kevin Coyne 2 0%
R. Stevie Moore 2 0%
Nurse With Wound 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 179 37%
United States 173 35%
Germany 19 4%
Canada 19 4%
Jamaica 15 3%
Italy 13 3%
Australia 13 3%
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