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Top 21 Music Albums of the 1980s by thirstyDog (2019)

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1. (=)

WarIreland U2
"Look, I can't stand lots of what U2 have put out and bono gets on my tits but I can't deny this record." -Graeme
(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1983Appears in:577 charts
Rank in 1983:5Rank Score:8,436
Rank in 1980s44Overall Rank:338
Average Rating:  79/100 (974 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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2. (=)

Tender PreyAustralia Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
"If not Cave's best, certainly his most rockin'." -Decurso
(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1988Appears in:224 charts
Rank in 1988:22Rank Score:2,189
Rank in 1980s183Overall Rank:1,146
Average Rating:  80/100 (242 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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3. (4) Up1

Ride The LightningUnited States Metallica
"Metallica's first masterpiece. not necessarily their harshest stuff but its so consistently good that I don't care" -jeremih724
(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1984Appears in:641 charts
Rank in 1984:2Rank Score:14,771
Rank in 1980s22Overall Rank:189
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,010 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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4. (5) Up1

The WaterboysIreland The Waterboys
"I listened to this album ages ago and was quite good. After many years it's still good." -Mirek
(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1983Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1983:93Rank Score:256
Rank in 1980s961Overall Rank:6,298
Average Rating:  74/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5. (6) Up1

DoolittleUnited States Pixies
"I probably shouldn't admit this, but over the course of those two months, I listened to Doolittle 47 times" -kryptos006
(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:2,120 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:84,072
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:19
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,407 votes)
Comments: 248 comments
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6. New entry

Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium
Compilation
United States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1982Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1982:143Rank Score:152
Rank in 1980s1,415Overall Rank:9,436
Average Rating:  77/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7. (3) Down4

The Stone RosesUnited Kingdom The Stone Roses

(First added to chart: 06/02/2019)
Year of Release:1989Appears in:1,602 charts
Rank in 1989:2Rank Score:56,173
Rank in 1980s3Overall Rank:29
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,862 votes)
Comments: 178 comments
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8. (7) Down1

This Is The SeaIreland The Waterboys

(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1985Appears in:191 charts
Rank in 1985:14Rank Score:2,536
Rank in 1980s149Overall Rank:993
Average Rating:  79/100 (194 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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9. (8) Down1

The Firstborn Is DeadAustralia Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1985Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1985:45Rank Score:523
Rank in 1980s577Overall Rank:3,596
Average Rating:  75/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10. (9) Down1

ThrillerUnited States Michael Jackson

(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1982Appears in:1,230 charts
Rank in 1982:1Rank Score:32,248
Rank in 1980s10Overall Rank:73
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,724 votes)
Comments: 125 comments
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Top 21 Music Albums of the 1980s composition

Year Albums %


1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 2 10%
1983 4 19%
1984 2 10%
1985 2 10%
1986 1 5%
1987 4 19%
1988 3 14%
1989 3 14%
Artist Albums %


The Waterboys 3 14%
Pixies 2 10%
Michael Jackson 2 10%
The Smiths 2 10%
U2 2 10%
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds 2 10%
Eurythmics 1 5%
Show all
Country Albums %


United Kingdom 6 29%
United States 6 29%
Ireland 5 24%
Australia 2 10%
Mixed Nationality 2 10%

Top 21 Music Albums of the 1980s chart changes

Biggest climbers
climbers Up 1 from 6th to 5th
Doolittle
by Pixies
climbers Up 1 from 5th to 4th
The Waterboys
by The Waterboys
climbers Up 1 from 4th to 3rd
Ride The Lightning
by Metallica
Biggest fallers
fallers Down 4 from 3rd to 7th
The Stone Roses
by The Stone Roses
fallers Down 1 from 7th to 8th
This Is The Sea
by The Waterboys
fallers Down 1 from 8th to 9th
The Firstborn Is Dead
by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
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newentries Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium
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