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Best Albums of 1983

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1983 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 16,000 greatest album charts.

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1983 year summaryThe best artists of 1983 were R.E.M., Violent Femmes, The Police, U2, New Order, Tom Waits, Metallica, Def Leppard, Pink Floyd and Talking Heads.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

MurmurUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1983Appears in:441 charts
Rank in 1983:1Rank Score:11,826
Rank in 1980s17Overall Rank:131
Average Rating: 82/100 (556 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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2.

Violent FemmesUnited States Violent Femmes
Year of Release:1983Appears in:364 charts
Rank in 1983:2Rank Score:8,067
Rank in 1980s27Overall Rank:208
Average Rating: 81/100 (371 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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3.

SynchronicityUnited Kingdom The Police
Year of Release:1983Appears in:310 charts
Rank in 1983:3Rank Score:6,692
Rank in 1980s32Overall Rank:251
Average Rating: 78/100 (420 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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4.

WarIreland U2
Year of Release:1983Appears in:305 charts
Rank in 1983:4Rank Score:5,692
Rank in 1980s38Overall Rank:285
Average Rating: 79/100 (501 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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5.

Power, Corruption And LiesUnited Kingdom New Order
Year of Release:1983Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 1983:5Rank Score:4,910
Rank in 1980s42Overall Rank:324
Average Rating: 80/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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6.

SwordfishtrombonesUnited States Tom Waits
Year of Release:1983Appears in:241 charts
Rank in 1983:6Rank Score:4,908
Rank in 1980s43Overall Rank:325
Average Rating: 82/100 (308 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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7.

Kill 'Em AllUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1983Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 1983:7Rank Score:3,141
Rank in 1980s70Overall Rank:500
Average Rating: 76/100 (336 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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8.

PyromaniaUnited Kingdom Def Leppard
Year of Release:1983Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 1983:8Rank Score:2,232
Rank in 1980s100Overall Rank:679
Average Rating: 71/100 (166 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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9.

The Final CutUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1983Appears in:107 charts
Rank in 1983:9Rank Score:2,034
Rank in 1980s111Overall Rank:742
Average Rating: 69/100 (370 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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10.

Speaking In TonguesUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1983Appears in:135 charts
Rank in 1983:10Rank Score:1,983
Rank in 1980s116Overall Rank:762
Average Rating: 77/100 (199 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Best Albums of 1983 composition

Artist Albums %


R. Stevie Moore 9 2%
Various Artists 9 2%
Nocturnal Emissions 5 1%
Daniel Johnston 3 1%
The Cramps 2 0%
Three Dog Night 2 0%
Minutemen 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 222 38%
United Kingdom 190 32%
Australia 22 4%
Germany 22 4%
Mixed Nationality 16 3%
Canada 15 3%
Brazil 11 2%
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