Best Albums of 1986

Listed below are the best albums of 1986 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 greatest album charts.

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

Best Albums of 1986 composition

Country Albums %


United States 392 39%
United Kingdom 247 25%
Germany 50 5%
Mixed Nationality 47 5%
Australia 33 3%
Japan 26 3%
France 22 2%
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