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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 19,000 greatest album charts.

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1985 year summaryThe best artists of 1985 were Tom Waits, Kate Bush, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Dire Straits, The Smiths, 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:164 charts
Rank in 1985:11Rank Score:2,272
Rank in 1980s114Overall Rank:720
Average Rating:  79/100 (155 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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12.

Steve McQueenUnited Kingdom Prefab Sprout
Year of Release:1985Appears in:101 charts
Rank in 1985:12Rank Score:2,175
Rank in 1980s117Overall Rank:755
Average Rating:  77/100 (118 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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13.

Low LifeUnited Kingdom New Order
Year of Release:1985Appears in:128 charts
Rank in 1985:13Rank Score:2,018
Rank in 1980s127Overall Rank:803
Average Rating:  79/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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14.

This Is The SeaUnited Kingdom The Waterboys
Year of Release:1985Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 1985:14Rank Score:1,710
Rank in 1980s153Overall Rank:940
Average Rating:  77/100 (99 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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15.

New Day RisingUnited States Hüsker Dü
Year of Release:1985Appears in:107 charts
Rank in 1985:15Rank Score:1,489
Rank in 1980s174Overall Rank:1,056
Average Rating:  78/100 (148 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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16.

Fables Of The ReconstructionUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1985Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 1985:16Rank Score:1,373
Rank in 1980s190Overall Rank:1,131
Average Rating:  76/100 (177 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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17.

NailAustralia Scraping Foetus Off The Wheel
Year of Release:1985Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1985:17Rank Score:1,322
Rank in 1980s194Overall Rank:1,175
Average Rating:  78/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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18.

LoveUnited Kingdom The Cult
Year of Release:1985Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1985:18Rank Score:1,209
Rank in 1980s206Overall Rank:1,263
Average Rating:  74/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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19.

Hunting High And LowNorway a-ha
Year of Release:1985Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1985:19Rank Score:941
Rank in 1980s250Overall Rank:1,540
Average Rating:  72/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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20.

Little CreaturesUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1985Appears in:104 charts
Rank in 1985:20Rank Score:923
Rank in 1980s256Overall Rank:1,564
Average Rating:  74/100 (138 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Best Albums of 1985 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 20 3%
Black Flag 4 1%
Rites Of Spring 2 0%
Cocteau Twins 2 0%
Subhumans 2 0%
Grace Jones 2 0%
Depeche Mode 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 265 39%
United Kingdom 180 27%
Mixed Nationality 33 5%
Australia 32 5%
Germany 22 3%
Canada 17 3%
Italy 15 2%
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