Top 40 Music Albums of 1981 by Exist-en-ciel (2021)

Favorite songs of the year:

1. Keep It Dark - Genesis
2. Ceremony (single) - New Order
3. Computer Love - Kraftwerk
4. Limelight - Rush
5. Golden Brown - The Stranglers
6. Genius of Love - Tom Tom Club
7. Into the Light - Siouxsie and The Banshees
8. I've Seen All Good People (Classic Yes live version) - Yes
9. Frame by Frame - King Crimson
10. Youth of America - Wipers
11. The Funeral Party - The Cure
12. Titles - Vangelis
13. Beach Theme - Tangerine Dream
14. Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - The Police
15. In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins

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Progressive Rock, Hard Rock

9/10

Favorite track: Limelight

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1. Tom Sawyer 9
2. Red Barchetta 8.5
3. YYZ 9
4. Limelight 9.5
5. The Camera Eye 9
6. Witch Hunt 9
7. Vital Signs 9
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1981
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1981
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3,358
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1981
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3,531
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1981
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2,861
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Progresive Rock, Pop Rock, Progressive Pop

8.5/10

Favorite track: Keep It Dark

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1. Abacab 8.5
2. No Reply at All 8.5
3. Me and Sarah Jane 8.5
4. Keep It Dark 9.5
5. Dodo / Lurker 8.5
6. Who Dunnit? 8
7. Man on the Corner 9
8. Like It or Not 8
9. Another Record 8
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1981
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700
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1981
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1,793
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1981
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1,576
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1981
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2,290
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1981
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2,867
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1981
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Top 40 Music Albums of 1981 composition

Country Albums %


United Kingdom 24 60%
United States 6 15%
Canada 3 8%
Germany 2 5%
France 1 3%
Jamaica 1 3%
Mixed Nationality 1 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 38 95%
Yes 2 5%
Live? Albums %
No 39 98%
Yes 1 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 38 95%
Yes 2 5%

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