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Best Albums of 1982

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1982 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 36,000 greatest album charts.

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1982 year summaryThe best artists of 1982 were Michael Jackson, Iron Maiden, Bruce Springsteen, Kate Bush, The Cure, Roxy Music, Bryan Ferry, Prince, Dire Straits and Duran Duran.
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RankAlbumArtist
21.

Big ScienceUnited States Laurie Anderson
Year of Release:1982Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 1982:21Rank Score:1,677
Rank in 1980s218Overall Rank:1,372
Average Rating:  78/100 (133 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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22.

Eye In The SkyUnited Kingdom The Alan Parsons Project
Year of Release:1982Appears in:120 charts
Rank in 1982:22Rank Score:1,656
Rank in 1980s223Overall Rank:1,382
Average Rating:  74/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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23.

BlackoutGermany Scorpions
Year of Release:1982Appears in:121 charts
Rank in 1982:23Rank Score:1,486
Rank in 1980s241Overall Rank:1,529
Average Rating:  75/100 (142 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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24.

Too-Rye-AyUnited Kingdom Kevin Rowland & Dexys Midnight Runners
Year of Release:1982Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 1982:24Rank Score:1,481
Rank in 1980s242Overall Rank:1,534
Average Rating:  73/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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25.

The Lexicon Of LoveUnited Kingdom ABC
Year of Release:1982Appears in:156 charts
Rank in 1982:25Rank Score:1,472
Rank in 1980s244Overall Rank:1,541
Average Rating:  76/100 (172 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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26.

The Name Of This Band Is Talking HeadsUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1982Appears in:105 charts
Rank in 1982:26Rank Score:1,434
Rank in 1980s247Overall Rank:1,575
Average Rating:  79/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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27.

Milo Goes To CollegeUnited States The Descendents
Year of Release:1982Appears in:129 charts
Rank in 1982:27Rank Score:1,430
Rank in 1980s250Overall Rank:1,581
Average Rating:  75/100 (151 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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28.

SignalsCanada Rush
Year of Release:1982Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 1982:28Rank Score:1,416
Rank in 1980s254Overall Rank:1,593
Average Rating:  78/100 (250 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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29.

You Can't Hide Your Love ForeverUnited Kingdom Orange Juice
Year of Release:1982Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 1982:29Rank Score:1,396
Rank in 1980s256Overall Rank:1,612
Average Rating:  78/100 (127 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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30.

Night And DayUnited Kingdom Joe Jackson
Year of Release:1982Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 1982:30Rank Score:1,315
Rank in 1980s270Overall Rank:1,692
Average Rating:  77/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Best Albums of 1982 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 26 3%
XTC 3 0%
The Fall 3 0%
Thelonious Monk 2 0%
Ole Paus 2 0%
Cleaners From Venus 2 0%
Аквариум [Aquarium] 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 329 33%
United Kingdom 282 28%
Germany 54 5%
Mixed Nationality 50 5%
Australia 29 3%
Jamaica 26 3%
Brazil 25 2%
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