Best Albums of 1983

Listed below are the best albums of 1983 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 14 of 100

Best Albums of 1983 composition

Country Albums %


United States 340 34%
United Kingdom 295 30%
Germany 45 5%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Australia 27 3%
Canada 26 3%
Japan 22 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 934 93%
Yes 66 7%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
14. Funeral by Arcade Fire
15. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
18. London Calling by The Clash
19. Doolittle by Pixies
20. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
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