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Best Albums of 1987

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1987 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 27,000 greatest album charts.

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1987 year summaryThe best artists of 1987 were U2, Guns N' Roses, The Smiths, Prince, Dinosaur Jr., R.E.M., Michael Jackson, Def Leppard, Depeche Mode and The Cure.
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1.

The Joshua TreeIreland U2
Year of Release:1987Appears in:1,211 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:43,001
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:34
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,654 votes)
Comments: 159 comments
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2.

Appetite For DestructionUnited States Guns N' Roses
Year of Release:1987Appears in:889 charts
Rank in 1987:2Rank Score:28,317
Rank in 1980s9Overall Rank:66
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,308 votes)
Comments: 111 comments
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3.

Strangeways, Here We ComeUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:447 charts
Rank in 1987:3Rank Score:9,299
Rank in 1980s31Overall Rank:247
Average Rating:  81/100 (683 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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4.

Sign 'O' The TimesUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1987Appears in:422 charts
Rank in 1987:4Rank Score:9,102
Rank in 1980s32Overall Rank:251
Average Rating:  80/100 (522 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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5.

You're Living All Over MeUnited States Dinosaur Jr.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:339 charts
Rank in 1987:5Rank Score:6,700
Rank in 1980s44Overall Rank:340
Average Rating:  83/100 (405 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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6.

DocumentUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:403 charts
Rank in 1987:6Rank Score:6,097
Rank in 1980s47Overall Rank:366
Average Rating:  81/100 (542 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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7.

BadUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1987Appears in:309 charts
Rank in 1987:7Rank Score:5,509
Rank in 1980s54Overall Rank:407
Average Rating:  73/100 (554 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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8.

Louder Than Bombs
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United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:167 charts
Rank in 1987:8Rank Score:4,153
Rank in 1980s71Overall Rank:515
Average Rating:  81/100 (398 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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9.

HysteriaUnited Kingdom Def Leppard
Year of Release:1987Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 1987:9Rank Score:3,999
Rank in 1980s74Overall Rank:530
Average Rating:  69/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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10.

Music For The MassesUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:1987Appears in:241 charts
Rank in 1987:10Rank Score:3,846
Rank in 1980s80Overall Rank:557
Average Rating:  79/100 (323 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 1987 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 30 3%
The Smiths 3 0%
Blaine L. Reininger 3 0%
Anthrax 2 0%
The Dukes Of Stratosphear 2 0%
The Descendents 2 0%
Donna Summer 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 421 42%
United Kingdom 238 24%
Mixed Nationality 44 4%
Australia 37 4%
Germany 37 4%
Canada 31 3%
France 25 3%
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