"If it brings me to my knees, It's a bad religion"

- Frank Ocean

 

Best Albums of 1982

« View best albums of 1981View best albums of 1983 »

Listed below are the greatest albums of 1982 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 16,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
View by decade:
View by year:
1982 year summaryThe best artists of 1982 were Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Iron Maiden, Kate Bush, The Cure, Roxy Music, Prince, Dire Straits, Duran Duran and Chuck Berry.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date (mm/dd/yyyy)
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: | Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summary (top 596)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

ThrillerUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1982Appears in:631 charts
Rank in 1982:1Rank Score:19,756
Rank in 1980s10Overall Rank:72
Average Rating: 79/100 (907 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
Download / Buy Thriller on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
2.

NebraskaUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1982Appears in:264 charts
Rank in 1982:2Rank Score:6,114
Rank in 1980s36Overall Rank:268
Average Rating: 79/100 (388 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
Download / Buy Nebraska on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
3.

The Number Of The BeastUnited Kingdom Iron Maiden
Year of Release:1982Appears in:224 charts
Rank in 1982:3Rank Score:5,867
Rank in 1980s37Overall Rank:274
Average Rating: 77/100 (366 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
Download / Buy The Number Of The Beast on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
4.

The DreamingUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:1982Appears in:175 charts
Rank in 1982:4Rank Score:4,499
Rank in 1980s47Overall Rank:347
Average Rating: 77/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
Download / Buy The Dreaming on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
5.

PornographyUnited Kingdom The Cure
Year of Release:1982Appears in:184 charts
Rank in 1982:5Rank Score:4,098
Rank in 1980s54Overall Rank:388
Average Rating: 79/100 (298 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
Download / Buy Pornography on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
6.

AvalonUnited Kingdom Roxy Music
Year of Release:1982Appears in:166 charts
Rank in 1982:6Rank Score:3,279
Rank in 1980s67Overall Rank:471
Average Rating: 77/100 (239 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
Download / Buy Avalon on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
7.

1999United States Prince
Year of Release:1982Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 1982:7Rank Score:2,517
Rank in 1980s86Overall Rank:598
Average Rating: 78/100 (231 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
Download / Buy 1999 on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
8.

Love Over GoldUnited Kingdom Dire Straits
Year of Release:1982Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1982:8Rank Score:2,335
Rank in 1980s93Overall Rank:642
Average Rating: 77/100 (161 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
Download / Buy Love Over Gold on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
9.

RioUnited Kingdom Duran Duran
Year of Release:1982Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 1982:9Rank Score:2,205
Rank in 1980s98Overall Rank:674
Average Rating: 75/100 (191 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
Download / Buy Rio on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
10.

The Great Twenty-Eight
Compilation
United States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1982Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1982:10Rank Score:2,063
Rank in 1980s106Overall Rank:713
Average Rating: 80/100 (156 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
Download / Buy The Great Twenty-Eight on MP3:
No MP3 preview available.
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Best Albums of 1982 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 2%
R. Stevie Moore 4 1%
The Damned 2 0%
Legal Weapon 2 0%
Virgin Prunes 2 0%
Neil Diamond 2 0%
The Fall 2 0%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 211 35%
United Kingdom 190 32%
Germany 23 4%
Australia 21 4%
Mixed Nationality 20 3%
Canada 13 2%
France 12 2%
Show all

« View best albums of 1981View best albums of 1983 »

BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Shop at your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes


Copyright © 2005-2014 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt