Best Albums of 1985

Listed below are the best albums of 1985 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 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, Marillion and New Order.
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1985
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117
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1985
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116
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1985
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116
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1985
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115
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1985
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112
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112
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109
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107
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 13 of 100

Best Albums of 1985 composition

Country Albums %


United States 391 39%
United Kingdom 247 25%
Mixed Nationality 55 6%
Germany 38 4%
Australia 32 3%
Japan 22 2%
Canada 20 2%
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Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Led Zeppelin
6. Bob Dylan
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. The Beach Boys
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. The Who
20. R.E.M.
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