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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:960 charts
Rank in 1984:1Rank Score:24,461
Rank in 1980s14Overall Rank:100
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,133 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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2.

Ride The LightningUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1984Appears in:597 charts
Rank in 1984:2Rank Score:14,504
Rank in 1980s22Overall Rank:182
Average Rating:  82/100 (913 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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3.

The SmithsUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:709 charts
Rank in 1984:3Rank Score:14,076
Rank in 1980s23Overall Rank:188
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,053 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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4.

Born In The U.S.A.United States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:621 charts
Rank in 1984:4Rank Score:12,779
Rank in 1980s26Overall Rank:209
Average Rating:  77/100 (981 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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5.

Let It BeUnited States The Replacements
Year of Release:1984Appears in:579 charts
Rank in 1984:5Rank Score:11,727
Rank in 1980s28Overall Rank:229
Average Rating:  82/100 (687 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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6.

Legend
Compilation
Jamaica Bob Marley & The Wailers
Year of Release:1984Appears in:395 charts
Rank in 1984:6Rank Score:11,311
Rank in 1980s30Overall Rank:237
Average Rating:  84/100 (812 votes)
Comments: 45 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:10,176
Rank in 1980s33Overall Rank:260
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (713 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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8.

Double Nickels On The DimeUnited States Minutemen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:399 charts
Rank in 1984:8Rank Score:7,660
Rank in 1980s45Overall Rank:355
Average Rating:  81/100 (459 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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9.

The Unforgettable FireIreland U2
Year of Release:1984Appears in:413 charts
Rank in 1984:9Rank Score:6,303
Rank in 1980s56Overall Rank:405
Average Rating:  77/100 (740 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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10.

TreasureUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins
Year of Release:1984Appears in:386 charts
Rank in 1984:10Rank Score:6,188
Rank in 1980s57Overall Rank:412
Average Rating:  81/100 (451 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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Best Albums of 1984 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 27 3%
R. Stevie Moore 5 1%
Black Flag 4 0%
Frank Zappa 4 0%
The Cure 3 0%
Silvio Rodriguez 3 0%
The Residents 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 365 37%
United Kingdom 256 26%
Mixed Nationality 50 5%
Germany 45 5%
Australia 30 3%
Canada 25 3%
Japan 24 2%
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