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Best Albums of 1989

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1989 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 20,000 greatest album charts.

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1989 year summaryThe best artists of 1989 were Pixies, The Stone Roses, The Cure, Beastie Boys, Galaxie 500, Nirvana, Nine Inch Nails, De La Soul, Tom Petty and Madonna.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

DoolittleUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1989Appears in:1,369 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:59,471
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,441 votes)
Comments: 156 comments
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2.

The Stone RosesUnited Kingdom The Stone Roses
Year of Release:1989Appears in:1,040 charts
Rank in 1989:2Rank Score:42,128
Rank in 1980s3Overall Rank:31
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,169 votes)
Comments: 115 comments
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3.

DisintegrationUnited Kingdom The Cure
Year of Release:1989Appears in:776 charts
Rank in 1989:3Rank Score:26,694
Rank in 1980s7Overall Rank:55
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (862 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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4.

Paul's BoutiqueUnited States Beastie Boys
Year of Release:1989Appears in:408 charts
Rank in 1989:4Rank Score:11,752
Rank in 1980s19Overall Rank:156
Average Rating:  82/100 (497 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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5.

On FireUnited States Galaxie 500
Year of Release:1989Appears in:248 charts
Rank in 1989:5Rank Score:5,722
Rank in 1980s43Overall Rank:317
Average Rating:  83/100 (271 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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6.

BleachUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1989Appears in:283 charts
Rank in 1989:6Rank Score:5,029
Rank in 1980s50Overall Rank:359
Average Rating:  76/100 (593 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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7.

Pretty Hate MachineUnited States Nine Inch Nails
Year of Release:1989Appears in:204 charts
Rank in 1989:7Rank Score:3,911
Rank in 1980s64Overall Rank:453
Average Rating:  78/100 (306 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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8.

3 Feet High And RisingUnited States De La Soul
Year of Release:1989Appears in:227 charts
Rank in 1989:8Rank Score:3,828
Rank in 1980s67Overall Rank:465
Average Rating:  78/100 (304 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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9.

Full Moon FeverUnited States Tom Petty
Year of Release:1989Appears in:205 charts
Rank in 1989:9Rank Score:3,108
Rank in 1980s81Overall Rank:568
Average Rating:  75/100 (253 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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10.

Like A PrayerUnited States Madonna
Year of Release:1989Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 1989:10Rank Score:2,561
Rank in 1980s100Overall Rank:665
Average Rating:  68/100 (274 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 1989 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Death In June 4 0%
Green On Red 3 0%
Nurse With Wound 3 0%
Negativland 3 0%
Roy Orbison 3 0%
Cardiacs 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 413 47%
United Kingdom 206 23%
Germany 36 4%
Australia 30 3%
Canada 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 3%
France 17 2%
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