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Top 100 Music Albums of 1981 by mostlymor (2019)

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Moving PicturesCanada Rush

(First added to chart: 07/13/2014)
Year of Release:1981Appears in:752 charts
Rank in 1981:1Rank Score:17,583
Rank in 1980s19Overall Rank:152
Average Rating:  82/100 (971 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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DisciplineUnited Kingdom King Crimson

(First added to chart: 06/05/2014)
Year of Release:1981Appears in:278 charts
Rank in 1981:2Rank Score:4,053
Rank in 1980s94Overall Rank:637
Average Rating:  80/100 (383 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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My Life In The Bush Of GhostsMixed Nationality Brian Eno & David Byrne

(First added to chart: 06/05/2014)
Year of Release:1981Appears in:277 charts
Rank in 1981:4Rank Score:3,885
Rank in 1980s100Overall Rank:665
Average Rating:  78/100 (312 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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The Red And The BlackUnited States Jerry Harrison

(First added to chart: 07/19/2018)
Year of Release:1981Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1981:552Rank Score:11
Rank in 1980s5,331Overall Rank:40,966
Average Rating:  72/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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NightclubbingJamaica Grace Jones

(First added to chart: 06/05/2014)
Year of Release:1981Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 1981:31Rank Score:1,054
Rank in 1980s330Overall Rank:2,092
Average Rating:  79/100 (132 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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DareUnited Kingdom The Human League

(First added to chart: 06/05/2014)
Year of Release:1981Appears in:258 charts
Rank in 1981:10Rank Score:2,991
Rank in 1980s131Overall Rank:851
Average Rating:  75/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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The VisitorsSweden ABBA

(First added to chart: 06/05/2014)
Year of Release:1981Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1981:26Rank Score:1,198
Rank in 1980s301Overall Rank:1,874
Average Rating:  73/100 (146 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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In The GardenUnited Kingdom Eurythmics

(First added to chart: 06/05/2014)
Year of Release:1981Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1981:137Rank Score:207
Rank in 1980s1,134Overall Rank:7,442
Average Rating:  67/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Computerwelt [Computer World]Germany Kraftwerk

(First added to chart: 06/05/2014)
Year of Release:1981Appears in:310 charts
Rank in 1981:3Rank Score:3,937
Rank in 1980s97Overall Rank:658
Average Rating:  80/100 (383 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Speak And SpellUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode

(First added to chart: 11/13/2014)
Year of Release:1981Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 1981:52Rank Score:669
Rank in 1980s465Overall Rank:2,944
Average Rating:  70/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Top 100 Music Albums of 1981 composition

Artist Albums %


UB40 2 2%
The Stranglers 2 2%
Frank Zappa 2 2%
Elvis Costello & The Attractions 2 2%
Genesis 1 1%
Pretenders 1 1%
Wishbone Ash 1 1%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 58 58%
United States 30 30%
Mixed Nationality 3 3%
Germany 2 2%
Jamaica 2 2%
Ireland 2 2%
Sweden 1 1%
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Top 100 Music Albums of 1981 chart changes

Biggest climbers
climbers Up 3 from 79th to 76th
Architecture And Morality
by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
climbers Up 3 from 44th to 41st
Flowers Of Romance
by Public Image Ltd.
climbers Up 2 from 96th to 94th
Diary Of A Madman
by Ozzy Osbourne
Biggest fallers
fallers Down 6 from 73rd to 79th
Magic Murder And The Weather
by Magazine
fallers Down 6 from 74th to 80th
Sons And Fascination/Sister Feelings Call
by Simple Minds
fallers Down 5 from 76th to 81st
Quit Dreaming And Get On The Beam
by Bill Nelson
New entries
newentries Beauty And The Beat
by Go-Go's
newentries In God We Trust, Inc
by Dead Kennedys
newentries Fire Of Love
by The Gun Club
newentries Special Forces
by Alice Cooper

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