Best Albums of 1984

Listed below are the best albums of 1984 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 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, Minutemen, Talking Heads, Cocteau Twins and Hüsker Dü.
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1984
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16,635
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1984
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9,073
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1984
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8,706
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1984
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8,305
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1984
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7,771
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1984
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6,759
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1984
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5,143
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Stop Making Sense 
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1984
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4,404
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1984
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4,251
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1984
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4,240
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Best Albums of 1984 composition

Country Albums %


United States 348 35%
United Kingdom 265 26%
Germany 46 5%
Mixed Nationality 43 4%
Japan 34 3%
Australia 29 3%
Canada 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 934 93%
Yes 67 7%
Live? Albums %
No 966 97%
Yes 35 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 27 3%
Best Albums of the 1990s
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. Nevermind by Nirvana
3. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
4. Loveless by My Bloody Valentine
5. The Bends by Radiohead
6. Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
7. Ten by Pearl Jam
8. Siamese Dream by The Smashing Pumpkins
9. In Utero by Nirvana
10. Grace by Jeff Buckley
11. (What's The Story) Morning Glory? by Oasis
12. Illmatic by Nas
13. Dummy by Portishead
14. Ágætis Byrjun by Sigur Rós
15. Weezer (Blue Album) by Weezer
16. Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by The Smashing Pumpkins
17. Spiderland by Slint
18. Homogenic by Björk
19. Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) by Wu-Tang Clan
20. Achtung Baby by U2
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