Top 100 Music Albums of the 1980s by odetoviceroy98 (2021)

A very lazy and loose list of my favourite albums from the 1980s. Of course this list will inevitably change in the future and every albums isn't necessarily ranked in terms of its importance to me.

Member feedback is NOT allowed on this chart.

View the complete list of 44,000 charts on BestEverAlbums.com from The Charts page.

Share this chart
Share | |
Collector's summaryLog in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort by
[First added to this chart: 07/27/2020]
Year of Release:
1989
Appears in:
Rank Score:
47,801
Rank in 1989:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
[First added to this chart: 07/27/2020]
Year of Release:
1982
Appears in:
Rank Score:
18,667
Rank in 1982:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
3. (4) Up1
Ireland U2
[First added to this chart: 07/27/2020]
Year of Release:
1987
Appears in:
Rank Score:
24,394
Rank in 1987:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
[First added to this chart: 11/22/2020]
Year of Release:
1984
Appears in:
Rank Score:
4,388
Rank in 1984:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
[First added to this chart: 07/27/2020]
Year of Release:
1980
Appears in:
Rank Score:
35,395
Rank in 1980:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
[First added to this chart: 08/06/2020]
Year of Release:
1988
Appears in:
Rank Score:
21,596
Rank in 1988:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
7. (=)
Legend 
Compilation
[First added to this chart: 07/27/2020]
Year of Release:
1984
Appears in:
Rank Score:
4,918
Rank in 1984:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
[First added to this chart: 08/06/2020]
Year of Release:
1989
Appears in:
Rank Score:
31,114
Rank in 1989:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
9. (=)
[First added to this chart: 07/27/2020]
Year of Release:
1983
Appears in:
Rank Score:
12,096
Rank in 1983:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
[First added to this chart: 07/27/2020]
Year of Release:
1988
Appears in:
Rank Score:
16,380
Rank in 1988:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Total albums: 100. Page 1 of 10

Don't agree with this chart? Create your own from the My Charts page!

Top 100 Music Albums of the 1980s composition

Year Albums %


1980 15 15%
1981 5 5%
1982 6 6%
1983 12 12%
1984 11 11%
1985 9 9%
1986 8 8%
1987 17 17%
1988 9 9%
1989 8 8%
Artist Albums %


U2 6 6%
The Smiths 6 6%
The Cure 5 5%
R.E.M. 5 5%
Kate Bush 3 3%
Red Hot Chili Peppers 3 3%
Talking Heads 3 3%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 55 55%
United Kingdom 34 34%
Ireland 6 6%
Australia 2 2%
Jamaica 1 1%
Mixed Nationality 1 1%
Germany 1 1%
Compilation? Albums %
No 94 94%
Yes 6 6%
Live? Albums %
No 98 98%
Yes 2 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 99 99%
Yes 1 1%

Top 100 Music Albums of the 1980s chart changes

Biggest climbers
Climber Up 1 from 5th to 4th
Ocean Rain
by Echo & The Bunnymen
Climber Up 1 from 4th to 3rd
The Joshua Tree
by U2
Biggest fallers
Faller Down 2 from 3rd to 5th
Remain In Light
by Talking Heads

Top 100 Music Albums of the 1980s similarity to your chart(s)


Not a member? Registering is quick, easy and FREE!


Why register?


Register now - it only takes a moment!

Top 7 Music Albums of the 2020s by odetoviceroy98 (2021)
Top 100 Music Albums of the 2010s by odetoviceroy98 (2021)
Top 100 Music Albums of the 2000s by odetoviceroy98 (2021)
Top 100 Music Albums of the 1990s by odetoviceroy98 (2021)
Top 100 Music Albums of the 1970s by odetoviceroy98 (2021)
Top 100 Music Albums of the 1960s by odetoviceroy98 (2021)
Top 100 Music Albums of the 1950s by odetoviceroy98 (2021)
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Funeral by Arcade Fire
13. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
16. Nevermind by Nirvana
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. London Calling by The Clash
19. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
20. The Bends by Radiohead
Back to Top