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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 16,000 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, U2, Cocteau Twins and Talking Heads.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Purple RainUnited States Prince & The Revolution
Year of Release:1984Appears in:464 charts
Rank in 1984:1Rank Score:13,205
Rank in 1980s16Overall Rank:117
Average Rating: 81/100 (606 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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2.

The SmithsUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:382 charts
Rank in 1984:2Rank Score:9,483
Rank in 1980s21Overall Rank:175
Average Rating: 82/100 (528 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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3.

Born In The U.S.A.United States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:343 charts
Rank in 1984:3Rank Score:8,644
Rank in 1980s22Overall Rank:193
Average Rating: 77/100 (541 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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4.

Ride The LightningUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1984Appears in:287 charts
Rank in 1984:4Rank Score:8,549
Rank in 1980s23Overall Rank:194
Average Rating: 81/100 (473 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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5.

Let It BeUnited States The Replacements
Year of Release:1984Appears in:327 charts
Rank in 1984:5Rank Score:8,433
Rank in 1980s24Overall Rank:195
Average Rating: 83/100 (383 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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6.

Legend
Compilation
Jamaica Bob Marley And The Wailers
Year of Release:1984Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 1984:6Rank Score:8,206
Rank in 1980s26Overall Rank:201
Average Rating: 83/100 (495 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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7.

Double Nickels On The DimeUnited States Minutemen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:214 charts
Rank in 1984:7Rank Score:5,037
Rank in 1980s41Overall Rank:315
Average Rating: 81/100 (256 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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8.

Hatful Of Hollow
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:175 charts
Rank in 1984:8Rank Score:4,666
Rank in 1980s46Overall Rank:337
Average Rating: 83/100 (333 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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9.

The Unforgettable FireIreland U2
Year of Release:1984Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 1984:9Rank Score:4,333
Rank in 1980s49Overall Rank:366
Average Rating: 78/100 (408 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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10.

TreasureUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins
Year of Release:1984Appears in:196 charts
Rank in 1984:10Rank Score:4,332
Rank in 1980s50Overall Rank:367
Average Rating: 80/100 (226 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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Best Albums of 1984 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
R. Stevie Moore 8 1%
Frank Zappa 3 0%
Black Flag 3 0%
Orange Juice 2 0%
Golden Earring 2 0%
Rain Parade 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 246 40%
United Kingdom 180 29%
Germany 24 4%
Australia 20 3%
Spain 18 3%
Canada 17 3%
Mixed Nationality 17 3%
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