Best Albums of 1983

Listed below are the best albums of 1983 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
Decade:
Year:
1983 year summaryThe best artists of 1983 were R.E.M., Violent Femmes, New Order, U2, The Police, Tom Waits, Talking Heads, Metallica, David Bowie and Pink Floyd.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
Collector's summary (top 1,000)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort by
Year of Release:
1983
Appears in:
Rank Score:
12,285
Rank in 1983:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1983
Appears in:
Rank Score:
9,428
Rank in 1983:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1983
Appears in:
Rank Score:
7,799
Rank in 1983:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1983
Appears in:
Rank Score:
5,969
Rank in 1983:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
5.
War 
Ireland U2
Year of Release:
1983
Appears in:
Rank Score:
5,877
Rank in 1983:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1983
Appears in:
Rank Score:
5,094
Rank in 1983:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1983
Appears in:
Rank Score:
5,052
Rank in 1983:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1983
Appears in:
Rank Score:
3,457
Rank in 1983:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1983
Appears in:
Rank Score:
2,680
Rank in 1983:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1983
Appears in:
Rank Score:
2,442
Rank in 1983:
Rank in 1980s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1983 composition

Country Albums %


United States 337 34%
United Kingdom 296 30%
Germany 46 5%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Australia 26 3%
Canada 26 3%
Brazil 20 2%
Show all
Compilation? Albums %
No 945 95%
Yes 55 6%
Live? Albums %
No 983 98%
Yes 17 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
Best Albums of 2021
1. For The First Time by Black Country, New Road
2. OK Human by Weezer
3. Chemtrails Over The Country Club by Lana Del Rey
4. G_d's Pee At State's End! by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
5. Drunk Tank Pink by Shame
6. Promises by Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & London Symphony Orchestra
7. Carnage by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
8. To See The Next Part Of The Dream by 파란노을 [Parannoul]
9. Collapsed In Sunbeams by Arlo Parks
10. Ignorance by The Weather Station
11. Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine by Brockhampton
12. Smiling With No Teeth by Genesis Owusu
13. Welfare Jazz by Viagra Boys
14. An Overview On Phenomenal Nature by Cassandra Jenkins
15. L.W. by King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
16. Tyron by Slowthai
17. Sound Ancestors by Madlib
18. As The Love Continues by Mogwai
19. As Days Get Dark by Arab Strap
20. New Long Leg by Dry Cleaning
Back to Top