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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:573 charts
Rank in 1988:3Rank Score:13,607
Rank in 1980s21Overall Rank:179
Average Rating:  84/100 (622 votes)
Comments: 39 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:105 charts
Rank in 1982:33Rank Score:1,027
Rank in 1980s308Overall Rank:1,896
Average Rating:  76/100 (108 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:234 charts
Rank in 1989:10Rank Score:3,485
Rank in 1980s101Overall Rank:653
Average Rating:  77/100 (276 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Underwater MoonlightUnited Kingdom The Soft Boys

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1980Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1980:39Rank Score:1,328
Rank in 1980s252Overall Rank:1,525
Average Rating:  79/100 (143 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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On FireUnited States Galaxie 500

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:335 charts
Rank in 1989:5Rank Score:6,307
Rank in 1980s50Overall Rank:379
Average Rating:  83/100 (383 votes)
Comments: 28 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:104 charts
Rank in 1989:20Rank Score:1,466
Rank in 1980s224Overall Rank:1,398
Average Rating:  78/100 (117 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:801 charts
Rank in 1985:1Rank Score:22,067
Rank in 1980s15Overall Rank:105
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (926 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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Head Over HeelsUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1983Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 1983:26Rank Score:1,153
Rank in 1980s278Overall Rank:1,709
Average Rating:  78/100 (137 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:1,121 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:35,435
Rank in 1980s7Overall Rank:54
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,304 votes)
Comments: 109 comments
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Telepathic SurgeryUnited States The Flaming Lips

(First added to chart: 12/22/2011)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1989:109Rank Score:190
Rank in 1980s1,097Overall Rank:7,088
Average Rating:  71/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 5 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 %


Meat Puppets 1 2%
Virginia Astley 1 2%
The Dream Syndicate 1 2%
Minutemen 1 2%
Julian Cope 1 2%
Bruce Springsteen 1 2%
The Wedding Present 1 2%
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Country Albums %


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

Top 50 Music Albums of the 1980s chart changes

Biggest climbers
climbers Up 24 from 49th to 25th
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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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