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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 16,000 greatest album charts.

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

The Joshua TreeIreland U2
Year of Release:1987Appears in:879 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:35,080
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:32
Average Rating: 82/100 (1,117 votes)
Comments: 119 comments
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2.

Appetite For DestructionUnited States Guns N' Roses
Year of Release:1987Appears in:652 charts
Rank in 1987:2Rank Score:23,105
Rank in 1980s7Overall Rank:57
Average Rating: 79/100 (890 votes)
Comments: 78 comments
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3.

Sign 'o' the TimesUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1987Appears in:259 charts
Rank in 1987:3Rank Score:6,366
Rank in 1980s33Overall Rank:258
Average Rating: 78/100 (327 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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4.

Strangeways, Here We ComeUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:260 charts
Rank in 1987:4Rank Score:6,273
Rank in 1980s35Overall Rank:261
Average Rating: 80/100 (412 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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5.

You're Living All Over MeUnited States Dinosaur Jr.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:203 charts
Rank in 1987:5Rank Score:4,421
Rank in 1980s48Overall Rank:355
Average Rating: 82/100 (252 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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6.

BadUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1987Appears in:184 charts
Rank in 1987:6Rank Score:4,209
Rank in 1980s53Overall Rank:375
Average Rating: 72/100 (335 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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7.

DocumentUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:240 charts
Rank in 1987:7Rank Score:4,067
Rank in 1980s55Overall Rank:388
Average Rating: 80/100 (350 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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8.

HysteriaUnited Kingdom Def Leppard
Year of Release:1987Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 1987:8Rank Score:3,130
Rank in 1980s68Overall Rank:491
Average Rating: 69/100 (213 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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9.

Substance
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United Kingdom New Order
Year of Release:1987Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 1987:9Rank Score:2,735
Rank in 1980s75Overall Rank:552
Average Rating: 81/100 (178 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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10.

Louder Than BombsUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1987:10Rank Score:2,727
Rank in 1980s76Overall Rank:555
Average Rating: 80/100 (240 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of 1987 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 17 2%
Blaine L. Reininger 3 0%
The Smiths 3 0%
R. Stevie Moore 2 0%
The Bevis Frond 2 0%
Big Black 2 0%
Current 93 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 271 40%
United Kingdom 175 26%
Australia 32 5%
Mixed Nationality 29 4%
Germany 29 4%
Canada 22 3%
Sweden 13 2%
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