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Top 30 Music Albums of 1980 by sonicdiscourse (2019)

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Chart updated: 07/29/2019 03:15 (Created: 03/20/2014 20:28). Chart size: 30 albums.

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Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)United Kingdom David Bowie

(First added to chart: 10/18/2014)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:546 charts
Rank in 1980:5Rank Score:7,090
Rank in 1980s50Overall Rank:389
Average Rating:  81/100 (835 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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Remain In LightUnited States Talking Heads

(First added to chart: 05/09/2014)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,535 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:47,878
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,776 votes)
Comments: 148 comments
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CloserUnited Kingdom Joy Division

(First added to chart: 05/09/2014)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,198 charts
Rank in 1980:2Rank Score:33,959
Rank in 1980s8Overall Rank:67
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,558 votes)
Comments: 96 comments
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Dirty MindUnited States Prince

(First added to chart: 07/31/2014)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:225 charts
Rank in 1980:21Rank Score:2,488
Rank in 1980s156Overall Rank:1,014
Average Rating:  77/100 (316 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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Los AngelesUnited States X

(First added to chart: 05/09/2014)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:236 charts
Rank in 1980:24Rank Score:2,118
Rank in 1980s188Overall Rank:1,184
Average Rating:  78/100 (272 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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The RiverUnited States Bruce Springsteen

(First added to chart: 08/21/2014)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:459 charts
Rank in 1980:6Rank Score:7,025
Rank in 1980s51Overall Rank:393
Average Rating:  79/100 (682 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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Colossal YouthUnited Kingdom Young Marble Giants

(First added to chart: 03/08/2015)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 1980:27Rank Score:2,034
Rank in 1980s194Overall Rank:1,216
Average Rating:  79/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Ace Of SpadesUnited Kingdom Motörhead

(First added to chart: 02/08/2015)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 1980:17Rank Score:3,080
Rank in 1980s129Overall Rank:839
Average Rating:  78/100 (340 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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The Second AlbumUnited States Suicide

(First added to chart: 10/01/2015)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1980:93Rank Score:324
Rank in 1980s816Overall Rank:5,291
Average Rating:  79/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Fresh Fruit For Rotting VegetablesUnited States Dead Kennedys

(First added to chart: 06/19/2014)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:512 charts
Rank in 1980:4Rank Score:8,509
Rank in 1980s43Overall Rank:336
Average Rating:  81/100 (584 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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Top 30 Music Albums of 1980 composition

Artist Albums %


AC/DC 1 3%
The Clash 1 3%
X 1 3%
Tee Mac 1 3%
Black Sabbath 1 3%
Bruce Springsteen 1 3%
Black Uhuru 1 3%
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Country Albums %


United States 12 40%
United Kingdom 12 40%
France 1 3%
Jamaica 1 3%
Mixed Nationality 1 3%
Nigeria 1 3%
Canada 1 3%
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Top 30 Music Albums of 1980 chart changes

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