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Best Albums of 1980

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1980 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 27,000 greatest album charts.

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1980 year summaryThe best artists of 1980 were Talking Heads, Joy Division, AC/DC, Dead Kennedys, David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, The Cure, The Pretenders and The Clash.
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11.

Permanent WavesCanada Rush
Year of Release:1980Appears in:195 charts
Rank in 1980:11Rank Score:3,243
Rank in 1980s96Overall Rank:648
Average Rating:  80/100 (318 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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12.

Crazy RhythmsUnited States The Feelies
Year of Release:1980Appears in:205 charts
Rank in 1980:12Rank Score:3,216
Rank in 1980s98Overall Rank:652
Average Rating:  80/100 (268 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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13.

Seventeen SecondsUnited Kingdom The Cure
Year of Release:1980Appears in:211 charts
Rank in 1980:13Rank Score:3,203
Rank in 1980s100Overall Rank:656
Average Rating:  78/100 (345 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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14.

Heaven And HellUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1980Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 1980:14Rank Score:3,091
Rank in 1980s106Overall Rank:677
Average Rating:  76/100 (291 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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15.

BoyIreland U2
Year of Release:1980Appears in:224 charts
Rank in 1980:15Rank Score:2,905
Rank in 1980s114Overall Rank:718
Average Rating:  75/100 (481 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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16.

Ace Of SpadesUnited Kingdom Motörhead
Year of Release:1980Appears in:169 charts
Rank in 1980:16Rank Score:2,590
Rank in 1980s127Overall Rank:798
Average Rating:  78/100 (246 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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17.

Get Happy!!United Kingdom Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Year of Release:1980Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 1980:17Rank Score:2,467
Rank in 1980s128Overall Rank:833
Average Rating:  76/100 (226 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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18.

Zenyatta MondattaUnited Kingdom The Police
Year of Release:1980Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 1980:18Rank Score:2,131
Rank in 1980s151Overall Rank:956
Average Rating:  75/100 (311 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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19.

Dirty MindUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1980Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 1980:19Rank Score:2,120
Rank in 1980s152Overall Rank:960
Average Rating:  76/100 (228 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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20.

Sound AffectsUnited Kingdom The Jam
Year of Release:1980Appears in:139 charts
Rank in 1980:20Rank Score:2,109
Rank in 1980s153Overall Rank:963
Average Rating:  79/100 (205 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of 1980 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 23 3%
Cabaret Voltaire 4 0%
Tangerine Dream 3 0%
R. Stevie Moore 3 0%
Hawkwind 2 0%
The Cure 2 0%
Love Of Life Orchestra 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 294 35%
United Kingdom 279 33%
Germany 38 4%
Mixed Nationality 31 4%
Jamaica 27 3%
Canada 25 3%
Italy 20 2%
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