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.

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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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125
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1983
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124
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1983
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121
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121
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117
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1983
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115
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115
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1983
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114
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 14 of 100

Best Albums of 1983 composition

Country Albums %


United States 334 33%
United Kingdom 293 29%
Germany 47 5%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Australia 29 3%
Canada 26 3%
Japan 22 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 935 94%
Yes 65 7%
Live? Albums %
No 978 98%
Yes 22 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 8 1%
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