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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 17,000 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.

Throwing Muses (1986)United States Throwing Muses
Year of Release:1986Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1986:51Rank Score:319
Rank in 1980s560Overall Rank:3,507
Average Rating:  74/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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52.

TinderboxUnited Kingdom Siouxsie & The Banshees
Year of Release:1986Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1986:52Rank Score:313
Rank in 1980s565Overall Rank:3,550
Average Rating:  73/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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53.

Guitar TownUnited States Steve Earle
Year of Release:1986Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1986:53Rank Score:313
Rank in 1980s566Overall Rank:3,552
Average Rating:  75/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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54.

Electric CaféGermany Kraftwerk
Year of Release:1986Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1986:54Rank Score:302
Rank in 1980s581Overall Rank:3,669
Average Rating:  72/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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55.

Strong PersuaderUnited States Robert Cray
Year of Release:1986Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1986:55Rank Score:289
Rank in 1980s603Overall Rank:3,794
Average Rating:  71/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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56.

The Last Of The True BelieversUnited States Nanci Griffith
Year of Release:1986Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1986:56Rank Score:288
Rank in 1980s605Overall Rank:3,810
Average Rating:  68/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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57.

To Hell With The DevilUnited States Stryper
Year of Release:1986Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1986:57Rank Score:287
Rank in 1980s606Overall Rank:3,828
Average Rating:  68/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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58.

The Good EarthUnited States The Feelies
Year of Release:1986Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1986:58Rank Score:279
Rank in 1980s620Overall Rank:3,905
Average Rating:  72/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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59.

The Way It IsUnited States Bruce Hornsby And The Range
Year of Release:1986Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1986:59Rank Score:274
Rank in 1980s622Overall Rank:3,956
Average Rating:  67/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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60.

Filigree And ShadowUnited Kingdom This Mortal Coil
Year of Release:1986Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1986:60Rank Score:265
Rank in 1980s635Overall Rank:4,058
Average Rating:  74/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1986 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 15 2%
R. Stevie Moore 5 1%
Frank Zappa 3 0%
Swans 3 0%
Severed Heads 3 0%
Nurse With Wound 3 0%
Cardiacs 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 277 41%
United Kingdom 191 29%
Germany 33 5%
Australia 32 5%
Mixed Nationality 22 3%
Canada 16 2%
Italy 12 2%
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