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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 15,000 greatest album charts.

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

Rum, Sodomy, And The LashUnited Kingdom The Pogues
Year of Release:1985Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 1985:11Rank Score:2,049
Rank in 1980s103Overall Rank:695
Average Rating: 80/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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12.

Steve McQueenUnited Kingdom Prefab Sprout
Year of Release:1985Appears in:80 charts
Rank in 1985:12Rank Score:1,839
Rank in 1980s122Overall Rank:775
Average Rating: 77/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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13.

Low LifeUnited Kingdom New Order
Year of Release:1985Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1985:13Rank Score:1,710
Rank in 1980s134Overall Rank:821
Average Rating: 77/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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14.

New Day RisingUnited States Hüsker Dü
Year of Release:1985Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 1985:14Rank Score:1,427
Rank in 1980s157Overall Rank:969
Average Rating: 78/100 (128 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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15.

Fables Of The ReconstructionUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1985Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1985:15Rank Score:1,235
Rank in 1980s181Overall Rank:1,097
Average Rating: 76/100 (140 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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16.

This Is The SeaUnited Kingdom The Waterboys
Year of Release:1985Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1985:16Rank Score:1,209
Rank in 1980s186Overall Rank:1,120
Average Rating: 77/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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17.

LoveUnited Kingdom The Cult
Year of Release:1985Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1985:17Rank Score:1,097
Rank in 1980s204Overall Rank:1,208
Average Rating: 75/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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18.

NailAustralia Scraping Foetus Off The Wheel
Year of Release:1985Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1985:18Rank Score:932
Rank in 1980s225Overall Rank:1,391
Average Rating: 76/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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19.

Hunting High And LowNorway a-ha
Year of Release:1985Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1985:19Rank Score:875
Rank in 1980s241Overall Rank:1,473
Average Rating: 72/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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20.

The Dream Of The Blue TurtlesUnited Kingdom Sting
Year of Release:1985Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1985:20Rank Score:841
Rank in 1980s248Overall Rank:1,510
Average Rating: 73/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of 1985 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 2%
Hüsker Dü 2 0%
Lee Greenwood 2 0%
Philip Glass 2 0%
Controlled Bleeding 2 0%
Level 42 2 0%
The Fall 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 208 39%
United Kingdom 156 29%
Australia 23 4%
Mixed Nationality 19 4%
Germany 16 3%
Canada 15 3%
Italy 13 2%
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