Best Albums of 1979

Listed below are the best albums of 1979 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 greatest album charts.

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1979 year summaryThe best artists of 1979 were The Clash, Pink Floyd, Joy Division, Talking Heads, Neil Young, Neil Young And Crazy Horse, Gang Of Four, Michael Jackson, AC/DC and Supertramp.
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1979
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 31 of 100

Best Albums of 1979 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 19 2%
Frank Zappa 5 0%
Sun Ra 5 0%
Steve Hillage 3 0%
Herbie Hancock 3 0%
Motörhead 3 0%
Vangelis 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 344 34%
United Kingdom 255 25%
Mixed Nationality 46 5%
Germany 41 4%
Jamaica 36 4%
France 33 3%
Italy 25 2%
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1. Kid A by Radiohead
2. Funeral by Arcade Fire
3. In Rainbows by Radiohead
4. Is This It by The Strokes
5. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot by Wilco
6. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not by Arctic Monkeys
7. Illinois by Sufjan Stevens
8. Elephant by The White Stripes
9. A Rush Of Blood To The Head by Coldplay
10. Turn On The Bright Lights by Interpol
11. For Emma, Forever Ago by Bon Iver
12. Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots by The Flaming Lips
13. Amnesiac by Radiohead
14. Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective
15. Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
16. Neon Bible by Arcade Fire
17. The Moon & Antarctica by Modest Mouse
18. Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes
19. Sound Of Silver by LCD Soundsystem
20. Demon Days by Gorillaz


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