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Top 100 Albums of the 1980s by Pitchfork (2002)  

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Daydream NationUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1988Appears in:1,234 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:37,863
Rank in 1980s7Overall Rank:57
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,452 votes)
Comments: 117 comments
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Remain In LightUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,474 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:46,286
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,672 votes)
Comments: 137 comments
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Paul's BoutiqueUnited States Beastie Boys
Year of Release:1989Appears in:641 charts
Rank in 1989:4Rank Score:15,286
Rank in 1980s21Overall Rank:176
Average Rating:  82/100 (793 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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DoolittleUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1989Appears in:2,061 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:82,228
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:19
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,307 votes)
Comments: 236 comments
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MurmurUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1983Appears in:854 charts
Rank in 1983:1Rank Score:18,454
Rank in 1980s18Overall Rank:143
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,055 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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The Queen Is DeadUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1986Appears in:1,960 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:75,558
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:21
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,242 votes)
Comments: 212 comments
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Surfer RosaUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1988Appears in:1,031 charts
Rank in 1988:2Rank Score:27,448
Rank in 1980s11Overall Rank:87
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,463 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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Rain DogsUnited States Tom Waits
Year of Release:1985Appears in:879 charts
Rank in 1985:1Rank Score:22,932
Rank in 1980s15Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,020 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us BackUnited States Public Enemy
Year of Release:1988Appears in:619 charts
Rank in 1988:4Rank Score:13,472
Rank in 1980s24Overall Rank:200
Average Rating:  79/100 (758 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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CloserUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,156 charts
Rank in 1980:2Rank Score:33,255
Rank in 1980s8Overall Rank:65
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,488 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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Top 100 Albums of the 1980s composition

Year Albums %


1980 9 9%
1981 11 11%
1982 9 9%
1983 8 8%
1984 9 9%
1985 10 10%
1986 8 8%
1987 14 14%
1988 12 12%
1989 8 8%
Artist Albums %


Sonic Youth 3 3%
Elvis Costello & The Attractions 3 3%
Pixies 3 3%
The Replacements 3 3%
R.E.M. 3 3%
The Fall 3 3%
XTC 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 52 52%
United Kingdom 41 41%
Canada 2 2%
Ireland 2 2%
Germany 2 2%
Japan 1 1%

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