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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 29,000 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, New Order and Depeche Mode.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Joshua TreeIreland U2
Year of Release:1987Appears in:1,285 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:44,950
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:33
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,733 votes)
Comments: 168 comments
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2.

Appetite For DestructionUnited States Guns N' Roses
Year of Release:1987Appears in:936 charts
Rank in 1987:2Rank Score:29,375
Rank in 1980s9Overall Rank:65
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,363 votes)
Comments: 115 comments
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3.

Strangeways, Here We ComeUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:472 charts
Rank in 1987:3Rank Score:9,678
Rank in 1980s31Overall Rank:249
Average Rating:  81/100 (719 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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4.

Sign 'O' The TimesUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1987Appears in:463 charts
Rank in 1987:4Rank Score:9,672
Rank in 1980s32Overall Rank:250
Average Rating:  80/100 (551 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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5.

You're Living All Over MeUnited States Dinosaur Jr.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:390 charts
Rank in 1987:5Rank Score:7,473
Rank in 1980s43Overall Rank:324
Average Rating:  83/100 (432 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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6.

DocumentUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:423 charts
Rank in 1987:6Rank Score:6,330
Rank in 1980s46Overall Rank:367
Average Rating:  81/100 (570 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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7.

BadUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1987Appears in:335 charts
Rank in 1987:7Rank Score:5,764
Rank in 1980s55Overall Rank:404
Average Rating:  73/100 (593 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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8.

Louder Than Bombs
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 1987:8Rank Score:4,390
Rank in 1980s71Overall Rank:516
Average Rating:  82/100 (417 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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9.

HysteriaUnited Kingdom Def Leppard
Year of Release:1987Appears in:227 charts
Rank in 1987:9Rank Score:4,172
Rank in 1980s76Overall Rank:537
Average Rating:  69/100 (340 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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10.

Substance
Compilation
United Kingdom New Order
Year of Release:1987Appears in:184 charts
Rank in 1987:10Rank Score:4,087
Rank in 1980s78Overall Rank:550
Average Rating:  83/100 (311 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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Best Albums of 1987 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 26 3%
Blaine L. Reininger 3 0%
The Smiths 3 0%
Paul Roland 2 0%
Henry Rollins 2 0%
Aerosmith 2 0%
Felt 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 417 42%
United Kingdom 240 24%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Germany 34 3%
Australia 34 3%
Canada 29 3%
France 24 2%
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