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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 16,000 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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51.

The Last Of The True BelieversUnited States Nanci Griffith
Year of Release:1986Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1986:51Rank Score:290
Rank in 1980s578Overall Rank:3,662
Average Rating: 69/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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52.

Strong PersuaderUnited States Robert Cray
Year of Release:1986Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1986:52Rank Score:289
Rank in 1980s580Overall Rank:3,673
Average Rating: 72/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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53.

The Good EarthUnited States The Feelies
Year of Release:1986Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1986:53Rank Score:281
Rank in 1980s588Overall Rank:3,745
Average Rating: 72/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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54.

AlbumUnited Kingdom Public Image Ltd.
Year of Release:1986Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1986:54Rank Score:275
Rank in 1980s600Overall Rank:3,813
Average Rating: 74/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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55.

The Way It IsUnited States Bruce Hornsby And The Range
Year of Release:1986Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1986:55Rank Score:274
Rank in 1980s601Overall Rank:3,819
Average Rating: 68/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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56.

To Hell With The DevilUnited States Stryper
Year of Release:1986Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1986:56Rank Score:272
Rank in 1980s608Overall Rank:3,847
Average Rating: 69/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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57.

Filigree And ShadowUnited Kingdom This Mortal Coil
Year of Release:1986Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1986:57Rank Score:268
Rank in 1980s613Overall Rank:3,892
Average Rating: 75/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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58.

Forever Breathes The Lonely WordUnited Kingdom Felt
Year of Release:1986Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1986:58Rank Score:265
Rank in 1980s622Overall Rank:3,939
Average Rating: 75/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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59.

17 REItaly Litfiba
Year of Release:1986Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1986:59Rank Score:258
Rank in 1980s638Overall Rank:4,029
Average Rating: 71/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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60.

Bouncing Off The SatellitesUnited States The B-52's
Year of Release:1986Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1986:60Rank Score:253
Rank in 1980s647Overall Rank:4,096
Average Rating: 72/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1986 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 14 2%
R. Stevie Moore 5 1%
Nurse With Wound 3 0%
Swans 3 0%
Severed Heads 3 0%
Reba McEntire 2 0%
The Kinks 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 248 40%
United Kingdom 188 30%
Germany 32 5%
Australia 31 5%
Mixed Nationality 21 3%
Canada 15 2%
Italy 9 1%
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