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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 35,000 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, Sonic Youth and The Cure.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Joshua TreeIreland U2
Year of Release:1987Appears in:1,477 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:49,115
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:35
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,965 votes)
Comments: 190 comments
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2.

Appetite For DestructionUnited States Guns N' Roses
Year of Release:1987Appears in:1,083 charts
Rank in 1987:2Rank Score:31,684
Rank in 1980s9Overall Rank:72
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,547 votes)
Comments: 132 comments
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3.

Sign 'O' The TimesUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1987Appears in:560 charts
Rank in 1987:3Rank Score:11,474
Rank in 1980s30Overall Rank:236
Average Rating:  80/100 (662 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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4.

Strangeways, Here We ComeUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:565 charts
Rank in 1987:4Rank Score:11,147
Rank in 1980s32Overall Rank:245
Average Rating:  81/100 (835 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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5.

You're Living All Over MeUnited States Dinosaur Jr.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:468 charts
Rank in 1987:5Rank Score:8,368
Rank in 1980s42Overall Rank:334
Average Rating:  84/100 (506 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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6.

DocumentUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:504 charts
Rank in 1987:6Rank Score:6,980
Rank in 1980s48Overall Rank:381
Average Rating:  81/100 (658 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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7.

BadUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1987Appears in:408 charts
Rank in 1987:7Rank Score:6,749
Rank in 1980s52Overall Rank:390
Average Rating:  74/100 (688 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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8.

Louder Than Bombs
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United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:231 charts
Rank in 1987:8Rank Score:5,087
Rank in 1980s72Overall Rank:505
Average Rating:  83/100 (491 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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9.

HysteriaUnited Kingdom Def Leppard
Year of Release:1987Appears in:294 charts
Rank in 1987:9Rank Score:4,886
Rank in 1980s75Overall Rank:528
Average Rating:  70/100 (404 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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10.

SisterUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1987Appears in:369 charts
Rank in 1987:10Rank Score:4,824
Rank in 1980s78Overall Rank:535
Average Rating:  81/100 (483 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Best Albums of 1987 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 23 2%
The Smiths 3 0%
Blaine L. Reininger 3 0%
Leonard Bernstein / New York Philharmonic 3 0%
The Chesterfields 2 0%
Meat Puppets 2 0%
Frank Zappa 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 403 40%
United Kingdom 234 23%
Mixed Nationality 47 5%
Germany 35 4%
Australia 32 3%
Canada 28 3%
France 19 2%
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