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Best Albums of 1987

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1987 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 23,000 greatest album charts.

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1987 year summaryThe best artists of 1987 were U2, Guns N' Roses, The Smiths, Prince, Dinosaur Jr., R.E.M., Michael Jackson, Def Leppard, New Order and Depeche Mode.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Joshua TreeIreland U2
Year of Release:1987Appears in:1,107 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:41,199
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:32
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,493 votes)
Comments: 150 comments
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2.

Appetite For DestructionUnited States Guns N' Roses
Year of Release:1987Appears in:809 charts
Rank in 1987:2Rank Score:26,951
Rank in 1980s8Overall Rank:63
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,182 votes)
Comments: 105 comments
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3.

Strangeways, Here We ComeUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:387 charts
Rank in 1987:3Rank Score:8,409
Rank in 1980s31Overall Rank:245
Average Rating:  81/100 (599 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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4.

Sign 'O' The TimesUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1987Appears in:366 charts
Rank in 1987:4Rank Score:8,240
Rank in 1980s32Overall Rank:250
Average Rating:  80/100 (466 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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5.

You're Living All Over MeUnited States Dinosaur Jr.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:300 charts
Rank in 1987:5Rank Score:6,071
Rank in 1980s44Overall Rank:337
Average Rating:  83/100 (358 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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6.

DocumentUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:350 charts
Rank in 1987:6Rank Score:5,792
Rank in 1980s47Overall Rank:354
Average Rating:  80/100 (492 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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7.

BadUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1987Appears in:268 charts
Rank in 1987:7Rank Score:5,350
Rank in 1980s51Overall Rank:378
Average Rating:  73/100 (490 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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8.

HysteriaUnited Kingdom Def Leppard
Year of Release:1987Appears in:196 charts
Rank in 1987:8Rank Score:4,004
Rank in 1980s70Overall Rank:488
Average Rating:  70/100 (297 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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9.

Louder Than Bombs
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 1987:9Rank Score:3,577
Rank in 1980s75Overall Rank:536
Average Rating:  81/100 (356 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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10.

Substance
Compilation
United Kingdom New Order
Year of Release:1987Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 1987:10Rank Score:3,572
Rank in 1980s76Overall Rank:537
Average Rating:  82/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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Best Albums of 1987 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 23 2%
The Smiths 3 0%
Blaine L. Reininger 3 0%
Eliane Radigue 2 0%
Felt 2 0%
Front Line Assembly 2 0%
Jandek 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 390 42%
United Kingdom 231 25%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Germany 35 4%
Australia 35 4%
Canada 26 3%
France 24 3%
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