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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 17,000 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 Depeche Mode.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Joshua TreeIreland U2
Year of Release:1987Appears in:909 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:36,409
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:32
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,162 votes)
Comments: 122 comments
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2.

Appetite For DestructionUnited States Guns N' Roses
Year of Release:1987Appears in:667 charts
Rank in 1987:2Rank Score:23,465
Rank in 1980s8Overall Rank:58
Average Rating:  79/100 (925 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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3.

Sign 'O' The TimesUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1987Appears in:268 charts
Rank in 1987:3Rank Score:6,480
Rank in 1980s34Overall Rank:263
Average Rating:  78/100 (339 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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4.

Strangeways, Here We ComeUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:276 charts
Rank in 1987:4Rank Score:6,373
Rank in 1980s35Overall Rank:266
Average Rating:  80/100 (436 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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5.

You're Living All Over MeUnited States Dinosaur Jr.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:205 charts
Rank in 1987:5Rank Score:4,434
Rank in 1980s49Overall Rank:366
Average Rating:  82/100 (261 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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6.

BadUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1987Appears in:193 charts
Rank in 1987:6Rank Score:4,232
Rank in 1980s54Overall Rank:385
Average Rating:  71/100 (348 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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7.

DocumentUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:256 charts
Rank in 1987:7Rank Score:4,145
Rank in 1980s55Overall Rank:401
Average Rating:  80/100 (360 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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8.

HysteriaUnited Kingdom Def Leppard
Year of Release:1987Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 1987:8Rank Score:3,345
Rank in 1980s67Overall Rank:475
Average Rating:  69/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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9.

Louder Than Bombs
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:110 charts
Rank in 1987:9Rank Score:3,055
Rank in 1980s72Overall Rank:519
Average Rating:  80/100 (257 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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10.

Substance
Compilation
United Kingdom New Order
Year of Release:1987Appears in:104 charts
Rank in 1987:10Rank Score:2,919
Rank in 1980s76Overall Rank:534
Average Rating:  81/100 (185 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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Best Albums of 1987 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 17 2%
The Smiths 3 0%
Blaine L. Reininger 3 0%
Thin White Rope 2 0%
Prince 2 0%
The Dukes Of Stratosphear 2 0%
Anthrax 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 295 41%
United Kingdom 176 24%
Australia 32 4%
Mixed Nationality 30 4%
Germany 29 4%
Canada 24 3%
Sweden 13 2%
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