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Best Albums of the 1980s by Slant Magazine (2012)

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ThrillerUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1982Appears in:1,214 charts
Rank in 1982:1Rank Score:31,847
Rank in 1980s10Overall Rank:72
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,682 votes)
Comments: 114 comments
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2. New entry

Purple RainUnited States Prince And The Revolution
Year of Release:1984Appears in:1,031 charts
Rank in 1984:1Rank Score:25,889
Rank in 1980s13Overall Rank:96
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,198 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us BackUnited States Public Enemy
Year of Release:1988Appears in:640 charts
Rank in 1988:4Rank Score:13,930
Rank in 1980s24Overall Rank:196
Average Rating:  80/100 (776 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979*Appears in:2,294 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:94,955
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,572 votes)
Comments: 215 comments
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5. New entry

Paul's BoutiqueUnited States Beastie Boys
Year of Release:1989Appears in:651 charts
Rank in 1989:4Rank Score:15,477
Rank in 1980s21Overall Rank:176
Average Rating:  82/100 (807 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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6. New entry

Remain In LightUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,495 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:46,676
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,708 votes)
Comments: 142 comments
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CloserUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,175 charts
Rank in 1980:2Rank Score:33,432
Rank in 1980s8Overall Rank:67
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,514 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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8. New entry

1999United States Prince
Year of Release:1982Appears in:383 charts
Rank in 1982:7Rank Score:5,133
Rank in 1980s76Overall Rank:517
Average Rating:  79/100 (515 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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3 Feet High And RisingUnited States De La Soul
Year of Release:1989Appears in:374 charts
Rank in 1989:8Rank Score:5,289
Rank in 1980s71Overall Rank:502
Average Rating:  78/100 (456 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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Hounds Of LoveUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:1985Appears in:914 charts
Rank in 1985:1Rank Score:23,548
Rank in 1980s15Overall Rank:105
Average Rating:  84/100 (921 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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Best Albums of the 1980s composition

Year Albums %


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


R.E.M. 4 4%
The Smiths 3 3%
The Clash 3 3%
Sonic Youth 3 3%
Talking Heads 3 3%
Madonna 3 3%
Prince 3 3%
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Country Albums %


United States 52 52%
United Kingdom 39 39%
Ireland 4 4%
Mixed Nationality 2 2%
Germany 1 1%
Jamaica 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
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76/100 (from 14 votes)
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Thriller can´t be the best album of the 80s, London Calling it´from the 70s, and Prince is Overrated, again.
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No Dire Straits or Stevie Ray Vaughn, but 8 artists with 3 entries?
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