Best Albums of 1986

Listed below are the best albums of 1986 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 greatest album charts.

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1986 year summaryThe best artists of 1986 were The Smiths, Metallica, Paul Simon, Peter Gabriel, XTC, Talk Talk, Slayer, Beastie Boys, R.E.M. and Sonic Youth.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 1986 composition

Country Albums %


United States 390 39%
United Kingdom 254 25%
Germany 51 5%
Mixed Nationality 44 4%
Australia 32 3%
Japan 31 3%
France 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 931 93%
Yes 71 7%
Live? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 22 2%
Best Albums of 1986
1. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
2. Master Of Puppets by Metallica
3. Graceland by Paul Simon
4. So by Peter Gabriel
5. Skylarking by XTC
6. The Colour Of Spring by Talk Talk
7. Reign In Blood by Slayer
8. Licensed To Ill by Beastie Boys
9. Lifes Rich Pageant by R.E.M.
10. EVOL by Sonic Youth
11. Black Celebration by Depeche Mode
12. Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi
13. Parade by Prince And The Revolution
14. Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? by Megadeth
15. Invisible Touch by Genesis
16. True Blue by Madonna
17. Somewhere In Time by Iron Maiden
18. Raising Hell by Run-D.M.C.
19. Brotherhood by New Order
20. Atomizer by Big Black
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