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Top 50 Music Albums of the 1980s by hairymarx1 (2011)  

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Chart updated: 12/24/2011 16:13 (Created: 12/07/2011 19:35). Chart size: 50 albums.

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Spirit Of EdenUnited Kingdom Talk Talk

(First added to chart: 12/24/2011)
Year of Release:1988Appears in:503 charts
Rank in 1988:3Rank Score:12,225
Rank in 1980s22Overall Rank:184
Average Rating:  84/100 (557 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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The Days Of Wine And RosesUnited States The Dream Syndicate

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1982Appears in:95 charts
Rank in 1982:33Rank Score:949
Rank in 1980s309Overall Rank:1,886
Average Rating:  77/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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New YorkUnited States Lou Reed

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 1989:9Rank Score:3,366
Rank in 1980s91Overall Rank:629
Average Rating:  77/100 (250 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Underwater MoonlightUnited Kingdom The Soft Boys

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 1980:34Rank Score:1,346
Rank in 1980s231Overall Rank:1,412
Average Rating:  78/100 (135 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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On FireUnited States Galaxie 500

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:299 charts
Rank in 1989:5Rank Score:5,939
Rank in 1980s50Overall Rank:374
Average Rating:  83/100 (357 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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Passion: Music For The Last Temptation Of ChristUnited Kingdom Peter Gabriel

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:89 charts
Rank in 1989:19Rank Score:1,423
Rank in 1980s215Overall Rank:1,344
Average Rating:  79/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Rain DogsUnited States Tom Waits

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1985Appears in:733 charts
Rank in 1985:1Rank Score:20,267
Rank in 1980s14Overall Rank:106
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (850 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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Head Over HeelsUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1983Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 1983:24Rank Score:1,151
Rank in 1980s260Overall Rank:1,602
Average Rating:  78/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Daydream NationUnited States Sonic Youth

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1988Appears in:1,016 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:33,145
Rank in 1980s7Overall Rank:53
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,206 votes)
Comments: 103 comments
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Telepathic SurgeryUnited States The Flaming Lips

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1989:102Rank Score:189
Rank in 1980s1,034Overall Rank:6,611
Average Rating:  72/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Top 50 Music Albums of the 1980s composition

Year Albums %


1980 6 12%
1981 3 6%
1982 4 8%
1983 5 10%
1984 5 10%
1985 8 16%
1986 1 2%
1987 3 6%
1988 9 18%
1989 6 12%
Artist Albums %


Pixies 1 2%
Public Image Ltd. 1 2%
Public Enemy 1 2%
Tom Waits 1 2%
Love And Rockets 1 2%
Constance Demby 1 2%
Dead Kennedys 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 23 46%
United Kingdom 18 36%
Australia 4 8%
Ireland 3 6%
Germany 1 2%
Canada 1 2%

Top 50 Music Albums of the 1980s chart changes

Biggest climbers
climbers Up 24 from 49th to 25th
Isn't Anything
by My Bloody Valentine
Biggest fallers
fallers Down 1 from 25th to 26th
Before Hollywood
by The Go-Betweens
fallers Down 1 from 26th to 27th
Watermark
by Enya
fallers Down 1 from 27th to 28th
It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back
by Public Enemy

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From armoury 04/08/2012 14:43
it's ok but sorry to be predictable but surely the smiths and pixies deserve a mention
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