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Best Albums of 1985

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1985 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 33,000 greatest album charts.

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1985 year summaryThe best artists of 1985 were Tom Waits, Kate Bush, The Smiths, Dire Straits, The Jesus And Mary Chain, The Cure, The Replacements, Tears For Fears, Marillion and The Fall.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Rain DogsUnited States Tom Waits
Year of Release:1985Appears in:831 charts
Rank in 1985:1Rank Score:22,528
Rank in 1980s15Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (978 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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2.

Hounds Of LoveUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:1985Appears in:840 charts
Rank in 1985:2Rank Score:21,371
Rank in 1980s16Overall Rank:111
Average Rating:  83/100 (843 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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3.

Meat Is MurderUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1985Appears in:612 charts
Rank in 1985:3Rank Score:11,771
Rank in 1980s27Overall Rank:226
Average Rating:  82/100 (915 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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4.

Brothers In ArmsUnited Kingdom Dire Straits
Year of Release:1985Appears in:579 charts
Rank in 1985:4Rank Score:11,572
Rank in 1980s29Overall Rank:229
Average Rating:  77/100 (799 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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5.

PsychocandyUnited Kingdom The Jesus And Mary Chain
Year of Release:1985Appears in:546 charts
Rank in 1985:5Rank Score:9,580
Rank in 1980s36Overall Rank:274
Average Rating:  80/100 (674 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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6.

The Head On The DoorUnited Kingdom The Cure
Year of Release:1985Appears in:395 charts
Rank in 1985:6Rank Score:5,788
Rank in 1980s60Overall Rank:441
Average Rating:  81/100 (498 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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7.

TimUnited States The Replacements
Year of Release:1985Appears in:325 charts
Rank in 1985:7Rank Score:5,407
Rank in 1980s65Overall Rank:464
Average Rating:  81/100 (379 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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8.

Songs From The Big ChairUnited Kingdom Tears For Fears
Year of Release:1985Appears in:370 charts
Rank in 1985:8Rank Score:4,725
Rank in 1980s74Overall Rank:525
Average Rating:  78/100 (399 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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9.

Misplaced ChildhoodUnited Kingdom Marillion
Year of Release:1985Appears in:231 charts
Rank in 1985:9Rank Score:3,980
Rank in 1980s91Overall Rank:615
Average Rating:  77/100 (268 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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10.

This Nation's Saving GraceUnited Kingdom The Fall
Year of Release:1985Appears in:266 charts
Rank in 1985:10Rank Score:3,468
Rank in 1980s107Overall Rank:695
Average Rating:  80/100 (305 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 1985 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 26 3%
The Residents 4 0%
Haruomi Hosono 4 0%
Black Flag 3 0%
Minutemen 3 0%
Frank Zappa 2 0%
Bob Dylan 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 398 40%
United Kingdom 245 25%
Mixed Nationality 49 5%
Germany 42 4%
Australia 36 4%
Canada 22 2%
France 19 2%
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