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Year of Release:
1984
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4,520
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568.
Louder Than Bombs 
Compilation
Year of Release:
1987
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3,293
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Substance 
Compilation
Year of Release:
1987
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Rank Score:
2,932
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1957
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2,429
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1959
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2,411
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1961
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2,054
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1979
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1,895
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1095.
The Powers That B 
Compilation
Year of Release:
2015
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1,683
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1175.
13 Songs 
Compilation
Year of Release:
1989
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1,541
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1323.
Body Talk 
Compilation
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2010
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1,341
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Total albums: 294. Page 1 of 30

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 283 3%
1960s 703 7%
1970s 1,545 15%
1980s 1,478 15%
1990s 1,780 18%
2000s 1,907 19%
2010s 2,080 21%
2020s 200 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 34 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 30 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,034 50%
United Kingdom 2,626 26%
Canada 458 5%
Mixed Nationality 318 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 174 2%
Sweden 145 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,706 97%
Yes 294 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,752 98%
Yes 248 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,883 99%
Yes 117 1%
Best Albums of 1986
1. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
2. Master Of Puppets by Metallica
3. Graceland by Paul Simon
4. So by Peter Gabriel
5. Skylarking by XTC
6. The Colour Of Spring by Talk Talk
7. Reign In Blood by Slayer
8. Licensed To Ill by Beastie Boys
9. Lifes Rich Pageant by R.E.M.
10. EVOL by Sonic Youth
11. Black Celebration by Depeche Mode
12. Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi
13. Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? by Megadeth
14. Parade by Prince And The Revolution
15. Somewhere In Time by Iron Maiden
16. Invisible Touch by Genesis
17. Raising Hell by Run-D.M.C.
18. True Blue by Madonna
19. Atomizer by Big Black
20. Brotherhood by New Order
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