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1973
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2021
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 22 0%
1950s 278 3%
1960s 706 7%
1970s 1,557 16%
1980s 1,471 15%
1990s 1,793 18%
2000s 1,905 19%
2010s 2,098 21%
2020s 169 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 35 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,037 50%
United Kingdom 2,617 26%
Canada 450 5%
Mixed Nationality 327 3%
Australia 214 2%
Germany 179 2%
Sweden 148 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,698 97%
Yes 302 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,763 98%
Yes 237 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,897 99%
Yes 103 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. Parade by Prince And The Revolution
14. Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? by Megadeth
15. Invisible Touch by Genesis
16. Raising Hell by Run-D.M.C.
17. True Blue by Madonna
18. Atomizer by Big Black
19. Somewhere In Time by Iron Maiden
20. Brotherhood by New Order
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