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, Tears For Fears, The Cure, The Replacements, Prefab Sprout and Marillion.
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1985
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133
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 12 of 100

Best Albums of 1985 composition

Country Albums %


United States 393 39%
United Kingdom 246 25%
Mixed Nationality 48 5%
Germany 45 4%
Australia 30 3%
Japan 23 2%
Canada 22 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 924 92%
Yes 78 8%
Live? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 15 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 13 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
13. Funeral by Arcade Fire
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
18. Doolittle by Pixies
19. London Calling by The Clash
20. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
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