Top 100 Music Albums of the 1980s by Giant2015 (2020)

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Key song: "Jig of Life"

Grower
[First added to this chart: 04/10/2017]
Year of Release:
1985
Appears in:
Rank Score:
19,070
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2. (=)
Ireland U2
[First added to this chart: 04/10/2017]
Year of Release:
1983
Appears in:
Rank Score:
5,974
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[First added to this chart: 04/10/2017]
Year of Release:
1984
Appears in:
Rank Score:
17,947
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[First added to this chart: 04/10/2017]
Year of Release:
1983
Appears in:
Rank Score:
9,607
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[First added to this chart: 04/10/2017]
Year of Release:
1986
Appears in:
Rank Score:
49,339
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[First added to this chart: 04/10/2017]
Year of Release:
1989
Appears in:
Rank Score:
49,848
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[First added to this chart: 04/10/2017]
Year of Release:
1985
Appears in:
Rank Score:
8,381
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[First added to this chart: 06/22/2018]
Year of Release:
1984
Appears in:
Rank Score:
4,216
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[First added to this chart: 04/02/2019]
Year of Release:
1980
Appears in:
Rank Score:
181
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10. (12) Up2
Ireland U2
[First added to this chart: 04/10/2017]
Year of Release:
1987
Appears in:
Rank Score:
25,987
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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1980s composition

Year Albums %


1980 17 17%
1981 8 8%
1982 13 13%
1983 7 7%
1984 12 12%
1985 12 12%
1986 6 6%
1987 10 10%
1988 6 6%
1989 9 9%
Artist Albums %


The Smiths 5 5%
Prince 4 4%
The Police 3 3%
Steve Reich 3 3%
Bruce Springsteen 3 3%
The Cure 3 3%
U2 3 3%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 41 41%
United Kingdom 39 39%
Canada 7 7%
Ireland 4 4%
Mixed Nationality 2 2%
Australia 2 2%
Japan 1 1%
Show all
Compilation? Albums %
No 97 97%
Yes 3 3%

Top 100 Music Albums of the 1980s chart changes

Biggest climbers
Climber Up 51 from 73rd to 22nd
Born In The U.S.A.
by Bruce Springsteen
Climber Up 39 from 64th to 25th
Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables
by Dead Kennedys
Climber Up 32 from 92nd to 60th
Rain Dogs
by Tom Waits
Biggest fallers
Faller Down 39 from 28th to 67th
Substance
by New Order
Faller Down 39 from 46th to 85th
Louder Than Bombs
by The Smiths
Faller Down 39 from 49th to 88th
Skylarking
by XTC

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