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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 24,000 greatest album charts.

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

Purple RainUnited States Prince And The Revolution
Year of Release:1984Appears in:641 charts
Rank in 1984:1Rank Score:18,278
Rank in 1980s15Overall Rank:108
Average Rating:  82/100 (822 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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2.

The SmithsUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:505 charts
Rank in 1984:2Rank Score:11,002
Rank in 1980s21Overall Rank:190
Average Rating:  82/100 (749 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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3.

Ride The LightningUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1984Appears in:410 charts
Rank in 1984:3Rank Score:10,921
Rank in 1980s22Overall Rank:192
Average Rating:  82/100 (656 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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4.

Born In The U.S.A.United States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:456 charts
Rank in 1984:4Rank Score:10,570
Rank in 1980s25Overall Rank:199
Average Rating:  78/100 (744 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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5.

Let It BeUnited States The Replacements
Year of Release:1984Appears in:427 charts
Rank in 1984:5Rank Score:10,105
Rank in 1980s27Overall Rank:210
Average Rating:  83/100 (534 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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6.

Legend
Compilation
Jamaica Bob Marley And The Wailers
Year of Release:1984Appears in:304 charts
Rank in 1984:6Rank Score:9,878
Rank in 1980s28Overall Rank:217
Average Rating:  83/100 (643 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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7.

Hatful Of Hollow
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 1984:7Rank Score:6,810
Rank in 1980s41Overall Rank:302
Average Rating:  84/100 (488 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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8.

Double Nickels On The DimeUnited States Minutemen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:295 charts
Rank in 1984:8Rank Score:6,474
Rank in 1980s43Overall Rank:317
Average Rating:  81/100 (339 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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9.

TreasureUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins
Year of Release:1984Appears in:282 charts
Rank in 1984:9Rank Score:5,497
Rank in 1980s49Overall Rank:371
Average Rating:  82/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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10.

The Unforgettable FireIreland U2
Year of Release:1984Appears in:292 charts
Rank in 1984:10Rank Score:5,209
Rank in 1980s56Overall Rank:392
Average Rating:  78/100 (575 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Best Albums of 1984 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 22 3%
R. Stevie Moore 11 1%
Black Flag 4 0%
Frank Zappa 3 0%
Ultravox 2 0%
Golden Earring 2 0%
Bobby Womack 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 326 38%
United Kingdom 238 28%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
Germany 36 4%
Australia 28 3%
France 28 3%
Canada 22 3%
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