Best Albums of 1983

Listed below are the best albums of 1983 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1983 year summaryThe best artists of 1983 were R.E.M., Violent Femmes, New Order, U2, The Police, Talking Heads, Tom Waits, Metallica, David Bowie and Pink Floyd.
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1983
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2,257
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1983
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2,235
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1983
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1,921
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1983
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1,806
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1983
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1,750
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1983
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1,739
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1983
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1,714
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1983
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1,712
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1983
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1,605
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1983
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1,581
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Best Albums of 1983 composition

Country Albums %


United States 337 33%
United Kingdom 292 29%
Germany 48 5%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Australia 28 3%
Canada 26 3%
Japan 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 948 94%
Yes 58 6%
Live? Albums %
No 969 96%
Yes 37 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 13 1%
Best Albums of 1979
1. London Calling by The Clash
2. The Wall by Pink Floyd
3. Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
4. Fear Of Music by Talking Heads
5. Breakfast In America by Supertramp
6. Entertainment! by Gang Of Four
7. Off The Wall by Michael Jackson
8. Rust Never Sleeps by Neil Young & Crazy Horse
9. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
10. Tusk by Fleetwood Mac
11. Reggatta De Blanc by The Police
12. Damn The Torpedoes by Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
13. Metal Box by Public Image Ltd.
14. The B-52's by The B-52's
15. Specials by The Specials
16. Armed Forces by Elvis Costello And The Attractions
17. Singles Going Steady by Buzzcocks
18. 154 by Wire
19. Setting Sons by The Jam
20. Y by The Pop Group
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