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Top-rated albums of 1980

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1980 as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members!
(To qualify for this chart, an album must have had at least 10 member ratings.)

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1.

Remain In LightUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,423 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:45,057
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,611 votes)
Comments: 127 comments
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2.

CloserUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,120 charts
Rank in 1980:2Rank Score:32,685
Rank in 1980s8Overall Rank:64
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,441 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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3.

Peter Gabriel IIIUnited Kingdom Peter Gabriel
Year of Release:1980Appears in:334 charts
Rank in 1980:7Rank Score:5,434
Rank in 1980s66Overall Rank:467
Average Rating:  82/100 (365 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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4.

Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1980Appears in:491 charts
Rank in 1980:6Rank Score:6,699
Rank in 1980s51Overall Rank:388
Average Rating:  81/100 (756 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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5.

Permanent WavesCanada Rush
Year of Release:1980Appears in:278 charts
Rank in 1980:10Rank Score:4,055
Rank in 1980s89Overall Rank:606
Average Rating:  81/100 (411 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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6.

Fresh Fruit For Rotting VegetablesUnited States Dead Kennedys
Year of Release:1980Appears in:466 charts
Rank in 1980:4Rank Score:8,411
Rank in 1980s41Overall Rank:326
Average Rating:  81/100 (531 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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7.

AzraCroatia (Hrvatska) Azra
Year of Release:1980Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1980:137Rank Score:181
Rank in 1980s1,202Overall Rank:7,882
Average Rating:  81/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

Crazy RhythmsUnited States The Feelies
Year of Release:1980Appears in:256 charts
Rank in 1980:13Rank Score:3,646
Rank in 1980s103Overall Rank:673
Average Rating:  80/100 (313 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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9.

Colossal YouthUnited Kingdom Young Marble Giants
Year of Release:1980Appears in:178 charts
Rank in 1980:25Rank Score:2,033
Rank in 1980s186Overall Rank:1,152
Average Rating:  79/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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10.

Sound AffectsUnited Kingdom The Jam
Year of Release:1980Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 1980:19Rank Score:2,407
Rank in 1980s147Overall Rank:977
Average Rating:  79/100 (247 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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The average rating is a Bayesian average, calculated as follows:
Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV

where:
av = mean average rating an album has currently received.
n = number of ratings an album has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an album to appear in the 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating for an album (currently 73/100).

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