Best Albums of 1983

Listed below are the best albums of 1983 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 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, Tom Waits, Talking Heads, Metallica, David Bowie and Pink Floyd.
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1983
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Rank Score:
120
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Year of Release:
1983
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120
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1983
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116
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1983
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115
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1983
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114
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1983
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113
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1983
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111
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1983
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111
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Year of Release:
1983
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110
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Year of Release:
1983
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110
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 14 of 100

Best Albums of 1983 composition

Country Albums %


United States 344 34%
United Kingdom 288 29%
Germany 45 5%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Australia 27 3%
Canada 26 3%
Jamaica 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 944 94%
Yes 56 6%
Live? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
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