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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 35,000 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 & The Wailers, Bob Marley, Minutemen and U2.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Purple RainUnited States Prince And The Revolution
Year of Release:1984Appears in:984 charts
Rank in 1984:1Rank Score:24,761
Rank in 1980s14Overall Rank:99
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,156 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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2.

Ride The LightningUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1984Appears in:603 charts
Rank in 1984:2Rank Score:14,353
Rank in 1980s22Overall Rank:184
Average Rating:  82/100 (931 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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3.

The SmithsUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:712 charts
Rank in 1984:3Rank Score:14,090
Rank in 1980s23Overall Rank:189
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,070 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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4.

Born In The U.S.A.United States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:628 charts
Rank in 1984:4Rank Score:13,058
Rank in 1980s26Overall Rank:206
Average Rating:  77/100 (994 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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5.

Let It BeUnited States The Replacements
Year of Release:1984Appears in:582 charts
Rank in 1984:5Rank Score:11,863
Rank in 1980s28Overall Rank:228
Average Rating:  82/100 (692 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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6.

Legend
Compilation
Jamaica Bob Marley & The Wailers
Year of Release:1984Appears in:394 charts
Rank in 1984:6Rank Score:11,368
Rank in 1980s30Overall Rank:239
Average Rating:  84/100 (820 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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7.

Hatful Of Hollow
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:433 charts
Rank in 1984:7Rank Score:10,128
Rank in 1980s33Overall Rank:267
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (728 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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8.

Double Nickels On The DimeUnited States Minutemen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:406 charts
Rank in 1984:8Rank Score:7,705
Rank in 1980s45Overall Rank:355
Average Rating:  81/100 (465 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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9.

The Unforgettable FireIreland U2
Year of Release:1984Appears in:409 charts
Rank in 1984:9Rank Score:6,450
Rank in 1980s55Overall Rank:399
Average Rating:  77/100 (749 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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10.

TreasureUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins
Year of Release:1984Appears in:392 charts
Rank in 1984:10Rank Score:6,351
Rank in 1980s57Overall Rank:405
Average Rating:  81/100 (454 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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Best Albums of 1984 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 27 3%
R. Stevie Moore 5 0%
Black Flag 4 0%
Frank Zappa 4 0%
Silvio Rodriguez 3 0%
The Cure 3 0%
The Residents 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 364 36%
United Kingdom 259 26%
Mixed Nationality 51 5%
Germany 48 5%
Australia 29 3%
Japan 26 3%
Canada 25 2%
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