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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 38,000 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:1,509 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:49,451
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:36
Average Rating:  82/100 (2,024 votes)
Comments: 197 comments
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2.

Appetite For DestructionUnited States Guns N' Roses
Year of Release:1987Appears in:1,108 charts
Rank in 1987:2Rank Score:32,692
Rank in 1980s9Overall Rank:70
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,602 votes)
Comments: 136 comments
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3.

Sign 'O' The TimesUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1987Appears in:596 charts
Rank in 1987:3Rank Score:11,891
Rank in 1980s30Overall Rank:238
Average Rating:  80/100 (700 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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4.

Strangeways, Here We ComeUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:589 charts
Rank in 1987:4Rank Score:11,320
Rank in 1980s32Overall Rank:251
Average Rating:  81/100 (883 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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5.

You're Living All Over MeUnited States Dinosaur Jr.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:488 charts
Rank in 1987:5Rank Score:8,444
Rank in 1980s41Overall Rank:332
Average Rating:  84/100 (537 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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6.

DocumentUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:518 charts
Rank in 1987:6Rank Score:7,124
Rank in 1980s48Overall Rank:385
Average Rating:  81/100 (689 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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7.

BadUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1987Appears in:418 charts
Rank in 1987:7Rank Score:6,812
Rank in 1980s52Overall Rank:393
Average Rating:  75/100 (718 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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8.

Louder Than Bombs
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United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:241 charts
Rank in 1987:8Rank Score:5,251
Rank in 1980s71Overall Rank:502
Average Rating:  83/100 (518 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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9.

HysteriaUnited Kingdom Def Leppard
Year of Release:1987Appears in:303 charts
Rank in 1987:9Rank Score:5,247
Rank in 1980s73Overall Rank:504
Average Rating:  70/100 (414 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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10.

SisterUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1987Appears in:389 charts
Rank in 1987:10Rank Score:4,980
Rank in 1980s79Overall Rank:531
Average Rating:  81/100 (508 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Best Albums of 1987 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 21 2%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
Leonard Bernstein / New York Philharmonic 3 0%
The Smiths 3 0%
Blaine L. Reininger 3 0%
Kool Moe Dee 2 0%
Steve Reich 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 413 41%
United Kingdom 229 23%
Mixed Nationality 51 5%
Germany 35 3%
Australia 32 3%
Canada 27 3%
France 20 2%
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