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Top 30 Music Albums of 1979 by unwound (2014)

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Chart updated: 05/13/2014 21:00 (Created: 05/13/2014 20:34). Chart size: 30 albums.

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RankAlbumArtist
1. New entry

Unknown PleasuresUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,566 charts
Rank in 1979:3Rank Score:50,521
Rank in 1970s10Overall Rank:34
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,857 votes)
Comments: 158 comments
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2. New entry

Fear Of MusicUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1979Appears in:623 charts
Rank in 1979:4Rank Score:10,011
Rank in 1970s76Overall Rank:286
Average Rating:  83/100 (835 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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3. New entry

Armed ForcesUnited Kingdom Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Year of Release:1979Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 1979:14Rank Score:3,566
Rank in 1970s170Overall Rank:723
Average Rating:  80/100 (346 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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4. New entry

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2,323 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:95,509
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,632 votes)
Comments: 221 comments
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5. New entry

Rust Never SleepsCanada Neil Young And Crazy Horse
Year of Release:1979Appears in:491 charts
Rank in 1979:8Rank Score:7,609
Rank in 1970s95Overall Rank:366
Average Rating:  84/100 (685 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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6. New entry

TuskUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1979Appears in:295 charts
Rank in 1979:10Rank Score:4,828
Rank in 1970s136Overall Rank:555
Average Rating:  77/100 (416 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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7. New entry

Look Sharp!United Kingdom Joe Jackson
Year of Release:1979Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 1979:26Rank Score:1,568
Rank in 1970s321Overall Rank:1,504
Average Rating:  78/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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8. New entry

Entertainment!United Kingdom Gang Of Four
Year of Release:1979Appears in:505 charts
Rank in 1979:5Rank Score:9,499
Rank in 1970s81Overall Rank:308
Average Rating:  81/100 (581 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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9. New entry

Singles Going Steady
Compilation
United Kingdom Buzzcocks
Year of Release:1979Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 1979:17Rank Score:3,358
Rank in 1970s179Overall Rank:765
Average Rating:  81/100 (273 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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154United Kingdom Wire
Year of Release:1979Appears in:173 charts
Rank in 1979:20Rank Score:2,272
Rank in 1970s245Overall Rank:1,099
Average Rating:  80/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Top 30 Music Albums of 1979 composition

Artist Albums %


Buzzcocks 2 7%
The Cure 1 3%
Led Zeppelin 1 3%
Wire 1 3%
Chrome 1 3%
The Pop Group 1 3%
The Residents 1 3%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 23 77%
United States 5 17%
Australia 1 3%
Canada 1 3%

Top 30 Music Albums of 1979 chart changes

New entries
newentries Unknown Pleasures
by Joy Division
newentries Fear Of Music
by Talking Heads
newentries Armed Forces
by Elvis Costello & The Attractions
newentries London Calling
by The Clash
newentries Rust Never Sleeps
by Neil Young And Crazy Horse
newentries Tusk
by Fleetwood Mac
newentries Look Sharp!
by Joe Jackson
newentries Entertainment!
by Gang Of Four
newentries Singles Going Steady
by Buzzcocks
newentries 154
by Wire
newentries Y
by The Pop Group
newentries Metal Box
by Public Image Ltd.
newentries Setting Sons
by The Jam
newentries Tom Verlaine
by Tom Verlaine
newentries Door, Door
by The Boys Next Door
newentries Lodger
by David Bowie
newentries Breakfast In America
by Supertramp
newentries Bomber
by Motörhead
newentries Three Imaginary Boys
by The Cure
newentries In Through The Out Door
by Led Zeppelin
newentries Half Machine Lip Moves
by Chrome
newentries Eskimo
by The Residents
newentries Cool For Cats
by Squeeze
newentries Drums And Wires
by XTC
newentries New Picnic Time
by Pere Ubu
newentries The Pleasure Principle
by Gary Numan
newentries Inflammable Material
by Stiff Little Fingers
newentries Secondhand Daylight
by Magazine
newentries A Different Kind Of Tension
by Buzzcocks
newentries Labour Of Lust
by Nick Lowe

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