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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 20,000 greatest album charts.

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

Suser AvgårdeNorway deLillos
Year of Release:1986Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1986:51Rank Score:399
Rank in 1980s527Overall Rank:3,196
Average Rating:  73/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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52.

London 0 Hull 4United Kingdom The Housemartins
Year of Release:1986Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1986:52Rank Score:393
Rank in 1980s532Overall Rank:3,227
Average Rating:  75/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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53.

The Final CountdownSweden Europe
Year of Release:1986Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1986:53Rank Score:381
Rank in 1980s546Overall Rank:3,305
Average Rating:  65/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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54.

Filigree And ShadowUnited Kingdom This Mortal Coil
Year of Release:1986Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1986:54Rank Score:379
Rank in 1980s548Overall Rank:3,314
Average Rating:  75/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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55.

OktubreArgentina Patricio Rey y sus Redonditos de Ricota
Year of Release:1986Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1986:55Rank Score:372
Rank in 1980s555Overall Rank:3,360
Average Rating:  76/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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56.

Guitar TownUnited States Steve Earle
Year of Release:1986Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1986:56Rank Score:371
Rank in 1980s556Overall Rank:3,368
Average Rating:  75/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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57.

TinderboxUnited Kingdom Siouxsie & The Banshees
Year of Release:1986Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1986:57Rank Score:371
Rank in 1980s557Overall Rank:3,369
Average Rating:  76/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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58.

Liberty Belle & the Black Diamond ExpressAustralia The Go-Betweens
Year of Release:1986Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1986:58Rank Score:342
Rank in 1980s591Overall Rank:3,559
Average Rating:  76/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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59.

The Good EarthUnited States The Feelies
Year of Release:1986Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1986:59Rank Score:335
Rank in 1980s602Overall Rank:3,621
Average Rating:  76/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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60.

Night SongsUnited States Cinderella
Year of Release:1986Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1986:60Rank Score:329
Rank in 1980s610Overall Rank:3,685
Average Rating:  70/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1986 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 17 2%
R. Stevie Moore 6 1%
Frank Zappa 3 0%
Swans 3 0%
Severed Heads 3 0%
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds 2 0%
Peter Hammill 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 318 42%
United Kingdom 205 27%
Germany 37 5%
Australia 35 5%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
Canada 19 3%
France 16 2%
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