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Best Albums of 1984

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1984 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 17,000 greatest album charts.

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1984 year summaryThe best artists of 1984 were The Smiths, Prince & The Revolution, Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, The Replacements, Bob Marley And The Wailers, Minutemen, Cocteau Twins, U2 and Talking Heads.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Purple RainUnited States Prince & The Revolution
Year of Release:1984Appears in:474 charts
Rank in 1984:1Rank Score:13,623
Rank in 1980s15Overall Rank:116
Average Rating:  81/100 (623 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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2.

The SmithsUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:396 charts
Rank in 1984:2Rank Score:9,644
Rank in 1980s21Overall Rank:176
Average Rating:  82/100 (544 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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3.

Born In The U.S.A.United States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:360 charts
Rank in 1984:3Rank Score:8,901
Rank in 1980s22Overall Rank:188
Average Rating:  77/100 (564 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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4.

Ride The LightningUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1984Appears in:299 charts
Rank in 1984:4Rank Score:8,885
Rank in 1980s23Overall Rank:189
Average Rating:  81/100 (487 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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5.

Let It BeUnited States The Replacements
Year of Release:1984Appears in:348 charts
Rank in 1984:5Rank Score:8,784
Rank in 1980s25Overall Rank:195
Average Rating:  83/100 (400 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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6.

Legend
Compilation
Jamaica Bob Marley And The Wailers
Year of Release:1984Appears in:246 charts
Rank in 1984:6Rank Score:8,191
Rank in 1980s27Overall Rank:211
Average Rating:  84/100 (511 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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7.

Double Nickels On The DimeUnited States Minutemen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:221 charts
Rank in 1984:7Rank Score:5,106
Rank in 1980s43Overall Rank:324
Average Rating:  81/100 (260 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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8.

Hatful Of Hollow
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:176 charts
Rank in 1984:8Rank Score:4,651
Rank in 1980s48Overall Rank:347
Average Rating:  83/100 (351 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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9.

TreasureUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins
Year of Release:1984Appears in:207 charts
Rank in 1984:9Rank Score:4,552
Rank in 1980s49Overall Rank:356
Average Rating:  80/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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10.

The Unforgettable FireIreland U2
Year of Release:1984Appears in:227 charts
Rank in 1984:10Rank Score:4,518
Rank in 1980s50Overall Rank:360
Average Rating:  78/100 (424 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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Best Albums of 1984 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
R. Stevie Moore 8 1%
Black Flag 3 0%
Frank Zappa 3 0%
Nocturnal Emissions 2 0%
Swans 2 0%
Nena 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 257 39%
United Kingdom 193 29%
Germany 26 4%
Canada 20 3%
Australia 20 3%
Mixed Nationality 18 3%
Spain 18 3%
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