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Best Albums of 1985

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1985 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 22,000 greatest album charts.

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1985 year summaryThe best artists of 1985 were Tom Waits, Kate Bush, Dire Straits, The Smiths, The Jesus And Mary Chain, The Replacements, The Cure, The Fall, Tears For Fears and Marillion.
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RankAlbumArtist
11.

Rum, Sodomy, And The LashUnited Kingdom The Pogues
Year of Release:1985Appears in:192 charts
Rank in 1985:11Rank Score:2,565
Rank in 1980s108Overall Rank:700
Average Rating:  79/100 (179 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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12.

Steve McQueenUnited Kingdom Prefab Sprout
Year of Release:1985Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1985:12Rank Score:2,505
Rank in 1980s113Overall Rank:715
Average Rating:  78/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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13.

Low-LifeUnited Kingdom New Order
Year of Release:1985Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 1985:13Rank Score:2,186
Rank in 1980s127Overall Rank:806
Average Rating:  79/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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14.

This Is The SeaUnited Kingdom The Waterboys
Year of Release:1985Appears in:104 charts
Rank in 1985:14Rank Score:1,737
Rank in 1980s164Overall Rank:1,007
Average Rating:  79/100 (116 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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15.

New Day RisingUnited States Hüsker Dü
Year of Release:1985Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 1985:15Rank Score:1,565
Rank in 1980s179Overall Rank:1,092
Average Rating:  78/100 (177 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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16.

Fables Of The ReconstructionUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1985Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 1985:16Rank Score:1,512
Rank in 1980s186Overall Rank:1,129
Average Rating:  76/100 (211 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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17.

LoveUnited Kingdom The Cult
Year of Release:1985Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 1985:17Rank Score:1,400
Rank in 1980s199Overall Rank:1,204
Average Rating:  74/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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18.

NailAustralia Scraping Foetus Off The Wheel
Year of Release:1985Appears in:70 charts
Rank in 1985:18Rank Score:1,365
Rank in 1980s206Overall Rank:1,237
Average Rating:  76/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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19.

Little CreaturesUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1985Appears in:120 charts
Rank in 1985:19Rank Score:1,153
Rank in 1980s232Overall Rank:1,413
Average Rating:  74/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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20.

Suzanne VegaUnited States Suzanne Vega
Year of Release:1985Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1985:20Rank Score:1,037
Rank in 1980s252Overall Rank:1,545
Average Rating:  73/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1985 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 21 3%
R. Stevie Moore 3 0%
Minutemen 3 0%
Black Flag 3 0%
Flesh For Lulu 2 0%
Green On Red 2 0%
Rites Of Spring 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 304 40%
United Kingdom 199 26%
Mixed Nationality 34 4%
Australia 31 4%
Germany 28 4%
Canada 18 2%
France 16 2%
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