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Year of Release:
2012
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30,439
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1972
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30,166
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1975
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29,275
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1969
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29,139
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2002
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28,388
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2005
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27,811
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1971
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27,400
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1977
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26,721
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1991
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25,927
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1987
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25,872
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 5 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 682 7%
1970s 1,523 15%
1980s 1,475 15%
1990s 1,844 18%
2000s 2,042 20%
2010s 2,151 22%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,006 50%
United Kingdom 2,601 26%
Canada 448 4%
Mixed Nationality 274 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 183 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,707 97%
Yes 293 3%
Best Albums of 1981
1. Moving Pictures by Rush
2. Computerwelt [Computer World] by Kraftwerk
3. Discipline by King Crimson
4. My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts by Brian Eno & David Byrne
5. Time by Electric Light Orchestra
6. Juju by Siouxsie And The Banshees
7. Faith by The Cure
8. Damaged by Black Flag
9. Dare by The Human League
10. Fire Of Love by The Gun Club
11. Ghost In The Machine by The Police
12. Deceit by This Heat
13. Heaven Up Here by Echo & The Bunnymen
14. Tattoo You by The Rolling Stones
15. The Ascension by Glenn Branca
16. Youth Of America by Wipers
17. Killers by Iron Maiden
18. Movement by New Order
19. Face Value by Phil Collins
20. Architecture & Morality by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
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