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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 24,000 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.

They Might Be GiantsUnited States They Might Be Giants
Year of Release:1986Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1986:51Rank Score:471
Rank in 1980s515Overall Rank:3,112
Average Rating:  77/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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52.

Throwing Muses (1986)United States Throwing Muses
Year of Release:1986Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1986:52Rank Score:461
Rank in 1980s519Overall Rank:3,154
Average Rating:  77/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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53.

ExpressUnited Kingdom Love And Rockets
Year of Release:1986Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1986:53Rank Score:453
Rank in 1980s527Overall Rank:3,202
Average Rating:  77/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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54.

The Final CountdownSweden Europe
Year of Release:1986Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1986:54Rank Score:451
Rank in 1980s529Overall Rank:3,211
Average Rating:  65/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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55.

No Guru, No Method, No TeacherUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1986Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1986:55Rank Score:431
Rank in 1980s544Overall Rank:3,331
Average Rating:  73/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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56.

Forever Breathes The Lonely WordUnited Kingdom Felt
Year of Release:1986Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1986:56Rank Score:427
Rank in 1980s548Overall Rank:3,365
Average Rating:  78/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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57.

The Good EarthUnited States The Feelies
Year of Release:1986Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1986:57Rank Score:418
Rank in 1980s552Overall Rank:3,413
Average Rating:  77/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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58.

Candy Apple GreyUnited States Hüsker Dü
Year of Release:1986Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1986:58Rank Score:418
Rank in 1980s554Overall Rank:3,416
Average Rating:  78/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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59.

Suser AvgårdeNorway deLillos
Year of Release:1986Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1986:59Rank Score:399
Rank in 1980s577Overall Rank:3,538
Average Rating:  73/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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60.

HeydayAustralia The Church
Year of Release:1986Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1986:60Rank Score:370
Rank in 1980s609Overall Rank:3,754
Average Rating:  78/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1986 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 24 3%
R. Stevie Moore 8 1%
Frank Zappa 3 0%
Swans 3 0%
Status Quo 2 0%
Pet Shop Boys 2 0%
Big Black 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 365 41%
United Kingdom 240 27%
Germany 40 5%
Mixed Nationality 36 4%
Australia 33 4%
Canada 23 3%
France 17 2%
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