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Albums of the Year 1980 by Sounds (1980)

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Remain In LightUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,495 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:46,680
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,708 votes)
Comments: 142 comments
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The Absolute GameUnited Kingdom Skids
Year of Release:1980Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1980:347Rank Score:34
Rank in 1980s3,524Overall Rank:25,811
Average Rating:  72/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Peter Gabriel IIIUnited Kingdom Peter Gabriel
Year of Release:1980Appears in:349 charts
Rank in 1980:7Rank Score:5,940
Rank in 1980s63Overall Rank:455
Average Rating:  82/100 (393 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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The RiverUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1980Appears in:448 charts
Rank in 1980:6Rank Score:6,954
Rank in 1980s52Overall Rank:390
Average Rating:  79/100 (660 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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5. New entry

CloserUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,175 charts
Rank in 1980:2Rank Score:33,433
Rank in 1980s8Overall Rank:67
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,516 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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6. New entry

PretendersUnited Kingdom The Pretenders
Year of Release:1980Appears in:348 charts
Rank in 1980:8Rank Score:4,662
Rank in 1980s83Overall Rank:565
Average Rating:  79/100 (415 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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7. New entry

Black SeaUnited Kingdom XTC
Year of Release:1980Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 1980:40Rank Score:1,395
Rank in 1980s260Overall Rank:1,642
Average Rating:  78/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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8. New entry

The Correct Use Of SoapUnited Kingdom Magazine
Year of Release:1980Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1980:71Rank Score:466
Rank in 1980s616Overall Rank:3,880
Average Rating:  77/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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CrocodilesUnited Kingdom Echo & The Bunnymen
Year of Release:1980Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 1980:42Rank Score:1,278
Rank in 1980s281Overall Rank:1,755
Average Rating:  78/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Sound AffectsUnited Kingdom The Jam
Year of Release:1980Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 1980:20Rank Score:2,485
Rank in 1980s151Overall Rank:992
Average Rating:  79/100 (261 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Albums of the Year 1980 composition

Artist Albums %


The Pretenders 1 5%
Saxon 1 5%
XTC 1 5%
Tom Waits 1 5%
Magazine 1 5%
Simple Minds 1 5%
Echo & The Bunnymen 1 5%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 15 71%
United States 5 24%
Ireland 1 5%

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