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The 80 Best Albums of the 1980s by Paste (2012)

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DoolittleUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1989Appears in:2,099 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:83,121
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:19
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,356 votes)
Comments: 242 comments
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The Queen Is DeadUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1986Appears in:1,984 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:76,152
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:21
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,282 votes)
Comments: 214 comments
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ThrillerUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1982Appears in:1,215 charts
Rank in 1982:1Rank Score:31,903
Rank in 1980s10Overall Rank:72
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,683 votes)
Comments: 114 comments
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Born In The U.S.A.United States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:660 charts
Rank in 1984:4Rank Score:13,750
Rank in 1980s25Overall Rank:200
Average Rating:  77/100 (1,029 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979*Appears in:2,294 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:94,978
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,573 votes)
Comments: 215 comments
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6. New entry

Lifes Rich PageantUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1986Appears in:390 charts
Rank in 1986:7Rank Score:6,324
Rank in 1980s58Overall Rank:421
Average Rating:  80/100 (548 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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7. New entry

GracelandUnited States Paul Simon
Year of Release:1986Appears in:852 charts
Rank in 1986:3Rank Score:20,480
Rank in 1980s17Overall Rank:125
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,041 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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Remain In LightUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,495 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:46,680
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,708 votes)
Comments: 142 comments
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The Joshua TreeIreland U2
Year of Release:1987Appears in:1,502 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:49,440
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:36
Average Rating:  82/100 (2,004 votes)
Comments: 194 comments
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Purple RainUnited States Prince And The Revolution
Year of Release:1984Appears in:1,032 charts
Rank in 1984:1Rank Score:25,881
Rank in 1980s13Overall Rank:96
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,198 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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The 80 Best Albums of the 1980s composition

Year Albums %


1980 11 14%
1981 4 5%
1982 5 6%
1983 4 5%
1984 8 10%
1985 7 9%
1986 9 11%
1987 12 15%
1988 9 11%
1989 10 13%
Artist Albums %


Pixies 2 3%
The Smiths 2 3%
Beastie Boys 2 3%
The Replacements 2 3%
Bruce Springsteen 2 3%
The Clash 2 3%
R.E.M. 2 3%
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Country Albums %


United States 44 55%
United Kingdom 25 31%
Ireland 4 5%
Australia 3 4%
Canada 3 4%
Mixed Nationality 1 1%
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I´m not really sure about London Calling, first because it´s better than Bruce and Michael and second, it´from the 70s,but after i think it´s good
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This Chart wasnt the best but it wasnt the worst either
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