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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1980s by Kalos (2019)

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Daydream NationUnited States Sonic Youth

(First added to chart: 06/02/2014)
Year of Release:1988Appears in:1,286 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:38,404
Rank in 1980s7Overall Rank:58
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,518 votes)
Comments: 124 comments
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Double Nickels On The DimeUnited States Minutemen

(First added to chart: 06/02/2014)
Year of Release:1984Appears in:444 charts
Rank in 1984:8Rank Score:8,623
Rank in 1980s42Overall Rank:331
Average Rating:  82/100 (504 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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Zen ArcadeUnited States Hüsker Dü

(First added to chart: 06/02/2014)
Year of Release:1984Appears in:378 charts
Rank in 1984:12Rank Score:6,062
Rank in 1980s64Overall Rank:454
Average Rating:  79/100 (471 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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Spirit Of EdenUnited Kingdom Talk Talk

(First added to chart: 09/23/2015)
Year of Release:1988Appears in:700 charts
Rank in 1988:3Rank Score:16,050
Rank in 1980s20Overall Rank:172
Average Rating:  84/100 (761 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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DoolittleUnited States Pixies

(First added to chart: 06/02/2014)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:2,127 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:83,966
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:19
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,416 votes)
Comments: 249 comments
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Fresh Fruit For Rotting VegetablesUnited States Dead Kennedys

(First added to chart: 11/13/2016)
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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Remain In LightUnited States Talking Heads

(First added to chart: 07/30/2015)
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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The AscensionUnited States Glenn Branca

(First added to chart: 09/26/2015)
Year of Release:1981Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 1981:18Rank Score:1,694
Rank in 1980s224Overall Rank:1,414
Average Rating:  80/100 (160 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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CloserUnited Kingdom Joy Division

(First added to chart: 10/15/2015)
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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MurmurUnited States R.E.M.

(First added to chart: 06/02/2014)
Year of Release:1983Appears in:886 charts
Rank in 1983:1Rank Score:18,915
Rank in 1980s18Overall Rank:143
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,105 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1980s composition

Year Albums %


1980 8 8%
1981 11 11%
1982 8 8%
1983 9 9%
1984 13 13%
1985 12 12%
1986 12 12%
1987 7 7%
1988 12 12%
1989 8 8%
Artist Albums %


R.E.M. 6 6%
Hüsker Dü 4 4%
The Cure 3 3%
Litfiba 3 3%
The Gun Club 3 3%
Camper Van Beethoven 3 3%
Sonic Youth 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 54 54%
United Kingdom 20 20%
Italy 9 9%
Australia 5 5%
Ireland 3 3%
Mixed Nationality 2 2%
Germany 2 2%
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82/100 (from 7 votes)
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