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Top-rated albums of 1981

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1981 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.

Greatest Hits
Compilation
United Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1981Appears in:95 charts
Rank in 1981:13Rank Score:2,180
Rank in 1980s163Overall Rank:1,039
Average Rating:  83/100 (289 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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2.

Moving PicturesCanada Rush
Year of Release:1981Appears in:643 charts
Rank in 1981:1Rank Score:15,829
Rank in 1980s19Overall Rank:155
Average Rating:  82/100 (868 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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3.

Youth Of AmericaUnited States Wipers
Year of Release:1981Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 1981:18Rank Score:1,644
Rank in 1980s209Overall Rank:1,306
Average Rating:  81/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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4.

DisciplineUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1981Appears in:234 charts
Rank in 1981:2Rank Score:3,696
Rank in 1980s95Overall Rank:635
Average Rating:  80/100 (322 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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5.

DeceitUnited Kingdom This Heat
Year of Release:1981Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 1981:15Rank Score:1,851
Rank in 1980s192Overall Rank:1,199
Average Rating:  80/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.

Computer WorldGermany Kraftwerk
Year of Release:1981Appears in:260 charts
Rank in 1981:4Rank Score:3,471
Rank in 1980s105Overall Rank:679
Average Rating:  80/100 (317 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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7.

The Best Of Blondie
Compilation
United States Blondie
Year of Release:1981Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1981:133Rank Score:200
Rank in 1980s1,076Overall Rank:7,002
Average Rating:  79/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.

As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita FallsUnited States Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays
Year of Release:1981Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1981:266Rank Score:61
Rank in 1980s2,551Overall Rank:18,137
Average Rating:  79/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

From The Lion's MouthUnited Kingdom The Sound
Year of Release:1981Appears in:78 charts
Rank in 1981:28Rank Score:1,041
Rank in 1980s314Overall Rank:1,935
Average Rating:  79/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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10.

Once Upon A Time: The Singles
Compilation
United Kingdom Siouxsie And The Banshees
Year of Release:1981Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1981:102Rank Score:273
Rank in 1980s870Overall Rank:5,459
Average Rating:  79/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 3 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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