Best Albums of 1985

Listed below are the best albums of 1985 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 1985 composition

Country Albums %


United States 396 40%
United Kingdom 255 25%
Mixed Nationality 44 4%
Germany 43 4%
Australia 29 3%
Canada 21 2%
Japan 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 931 93%
Yes 70 7%
Live? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 14 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 8 1%
Best Albums of the 1950s
1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. Blue Train by John Coltrane
5. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
6. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
7. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
8. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
9. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
10. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
11. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
12. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
13. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
14. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
15. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
16. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
17. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
18. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
19. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
20. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
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