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Best Albums of 1986

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1986 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 15,000 greatest album charts.

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1986 year summaryThe best artists of 1986 were The Smiths, Metallica, Paul Simon, Peter Gabriel, Beastie Boys, R.E.M., Slayer, XTC, Talk Talk and Sonic Youth.
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RankAlbumArtist
51.

Horse RotorvatorUnited Kingdom Coil
Year of Release:1986Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1986:51Rank Score:282
Rank in 1980s570Overall Rank:3,636
Average Rating: 76/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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52.

The Good EarthUnited States The Feelies
Year of Release:1986Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1986:52Rank Score:275
Rank in 1980s579Overall Rank:3,690
Average Rating: 72/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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53.

The Way It IsUnited States Bruce Hornsby And The Range
Year of Release:1986Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1986:53Rank Score:274
Rank in 1980s581Overall Rank:3,695
Average Rating: 68/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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54.

To Hell With The DevilUnited States Stryper
Year of Release:1986Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1986:54Rank Score:270
Rank in 1980s590Overall Rank:3,751
Average Rating: 69/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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55.

Forever Breathes The Lonely WordUnited Kingdom Felt
Year of Release:1986Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1986:55Rank Score:263
Rank in 1980s602Overall Rank:3,832
Average Rating: 76/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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56.

Filigree And ShadowUnited Kingdom This Mortal Coil
Year of Release:1986Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1986:56Rank Score:253
Rank in 1980s619Overall Rank:3,966
Average Rating: 75/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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57.

DoisBrazil Legião Urbana
Year of Release:1986Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1986:57Rank Score:252
Rank in 1980s620Overall Rank:3,974
Average Rating: 78/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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58.

17 REItaly Litfiba
Year of Release:1986Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1986:58Rank Score:248
Rank in 1980s626Overall Rank:4,022
Average Rating: 71/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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59.

Gone To EarthUnited Kingdom David Sylvian
Year of Release:1986Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1986:59Rank Score:248
Rank in 1980s629Overall Rank:4,030
Average Rating: 72/100 (27 votes)
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60.

5150United States Van Halen
Year of Release:1986Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1986:60Rank Score:241
Rank in 1980s650Overall Rank:4,125
Average Rating: 75/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Best Albums of 1986 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
R. Stevie Moore 5 1%
Nurse With Wound 3 1%
UB40 2 0%
Icehouse 2 0%
Controlled Bleeding 2 0%
The Cure 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 237 41%
United Kingdom 176 30%
Australia 30 5%
Germany 29 5%
Canada 15 3%
Mixed Nationality 14 2%
Italy 10 2%
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