Best Albums of 1985

Listed below are the best albums of 1985 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1985 year summaryThe best artists of 1985 were Kate Bush, Tom Waits, Dire Straits, The Smiths, The Jesus And Mary Chain, The Cure, Tears For Fears, The Replacements, New Order and Prefab Sprout.
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1985
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20,301
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1985
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16,094
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1985
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8,526
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7,869
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1985
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6,813
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1985
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4,912
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1985
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4,663
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1985
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4,009
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1985
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3,259
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1985
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3,193
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1985 composition

Country Albums %


United States 395 40%
United Kingdom 253 25%
Germany 43 4%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Australia 28 3%
Japan 21 2%
Canada 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 932 93%
Yes 68 7%
Live? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
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