Top 40 Music Albums of the 1980s by Exist-en-ciel (2020)

Favorite songs of the decade:

1. Once in a Lifetime - Talking Heads (1980)
2. Duke's Travels - Genesis (1980)
3. Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division (1980)
4. It's Alright (Introspective version) - Pet Shop Boys (1988)
5. Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) - Kate Bush (1985)
6. Bizarre Love Triangle (Brotherhood version) - New Order (1986)
7. There Is a Light That Never Goes Out - The Smiths (1986)
8. Invisible Touch - Genesis (1986)
9. Teen Age Riot - Sonic Youth (1988)
10. Lorelei - Cocteau Twins (1984)
11. With or Without You - U2 (1987)
12. Like a Prayer - Madonna (1989)
13. Where Is My Mind? - Pixies (1987)
14. Keep It Dark - Genesis (1981)
15. In Your Eyes - Peter Gabriel (1986)

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1980
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1980
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1986
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7,236
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1981
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12,174
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1985
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19,074
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1986
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49,389
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1986
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1,491
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1980
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1989
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31,052
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1988
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Top 40 Music Albums of the 1980s composition

Year Albums %


1980 5 13%
1981 2 5%
1982 5 13%
1983 4 10%
1984 6 15%
1985 2 5%
1986 5 13%
1987 2 5%
1988 5 13%
1989 4 10%
Artist Albums %


Peter Gabriel 3 8%
Rush 3 8%
The Smiths 3 8%
The Cure 2 5%
Metallica 2 5%
Talking Heads 2 5%
Pixies 2 5%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 19 48%
United States 16 40%
Canada 3 8%
Ireland 2 5%

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