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, Slayer, Beastie Boys, Talk Talk, R.E.M. and Sonic Youth.
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1986
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1,068
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1986
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1,052
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1986
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970
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1986
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940
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1986
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891
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1986
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848
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1986
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843
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817
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1986
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738
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723
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 3 of 100

Best Albums of 1986 composition

Country Albums %


United States 391 39%
United Kingdom 246 25%
Germany 50 5%
Mixed Nationality 47 5%
Australia 34 3%
Japan 27 3%
France 21 2%
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