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Year of Release:
1986
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41,880
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1989
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41,730
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1980
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32,613
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1989
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29,202
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1989
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28,230
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1987
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21,972
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Year of Release:
1985
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20,003
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1988
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19,101
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1980
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18,190
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1982
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17,815
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Total albums: 1,469. Page 1 of 147

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 290 3%
1960s 715 7%
1970s 1,513 15%
1980s 1,469 15%
1990s 1,733 17%
2000s 1,860 19%
2010s 2,069 21%
2020s 325 3%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,037 50%
United Kingdom 2,640 26%
Canada 450 5%
Mixed Nationality 292 3%
Australia 222 2%
Germany 165 2%
Sweden 142 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,704 97%
Yes 296 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,734 97%
Yes 266 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,888 99%
Yes 112 1%
Best Artists of 1985
1. Kate Bush
2. Tom Waits
3. Dire Straits
4. The Smiths
5. The Jesus And Mary Chain
6. Tears For Fears
7. The Cure
8. The Replacements
9. Prefab Sprout
10. Marillion
11. New Order
12. The Pogues
13. Hüsker Dü
14. The Waterboys
15. The Fall
16. R.E.M.
17. Talking Heads
18. Prince
19. Prince And The Revolution
20. The Cult
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