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Best Albums of 1984

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1984 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 30,000 greatest album charts.

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1984 year summaryThe best artists of 1984 were Prince, Prince And The Revolution, The Smiths, Metallica, Bruce Springsteen, The Replacements, Bob Marley And The Wailers, Bob Marley, Minutemen and Cocteau Twins.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Purple RainUnited States Prince And The Revolution
Year of Release:1984Appears in:864 charts
Rank in 1984:1Rank Score:22,535
Rank in 1980s14Overall Rank:102
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,022 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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2.

The SmithsUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:640 charts
Rank in 1984:2Rank Score:13,281
Rank in 1980s22Overall Rank:186
Average Rating:  83/100 (944 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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3.

Ride The LightningUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1984Appears in:525 charts
Rank in 1984:3Rank Score:13,255
Rank in 1980s23Overall Rank:187
Average Rating:  82/100 (814 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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4.

Born In The U.S.A.United States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:566 charts
Rank in 1984:4Rank Score:12,199
Rank in 1980s25Overall Rank:205
Average Rating:  77/100 (898 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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5.

Let It BeUnited States The Replacements
Year of Release:1984Appears in:531 charts
Rank in 1984:5Rank Score:11,165
Rank in 1980s28Overall Rank:228
Average Rating:  82/100 (633 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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6.

Legend
Compilation
Jamaica Bob Marley And The Wailers
Year of Release:1984Appears in:367 charts
Rank in 1984:6Rank Score:10,943
Rank in 1980s30Overall Rank:232
Average Rating:  84/100 (753 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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7.

Hatful Of Hollow
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United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:376 charts
Rank in 1984:7Rank Score:9,217
Rank in 1980s34Overall Rank:266
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (623 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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8.

Double Nickels On The DimeUnited States Minutemen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:360 charts
Rank in 1984:8Rank Score:7,105
Rank in 1980s44Overall Rank:347
Average Rating:  80/100 (417 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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9.

TreasureUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins
Year of Release:1984Appears in:348 charts
Rank in 1984:9Rank Score:5,897
Rank in 1980s56Overall Rank:406
Average Rating:  81/100 (398 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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10.

The Unforgettable FireIreland U2
Year of Release:1984Appears in:366 charts
Rank in 1984:10Rank Score:5,763
Rank in 1980s58Overall Rank:417
Average Rating:  77/100 (679 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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Best Albums of 1984 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 28 3%
R. Stevie Moore 11 1%
Black Flag 4 0%
Frank Zappa 4 0%
Silvio Rodriguez 3 0%
The Residents 3 0%
The Cure 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 384 38%
United Kingdom 260 26%
Mixed Nationality 44 4%
Germany 40 4%
Australia 32 3%
France 27 3%
Spain 23 2%
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