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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
51.

Whenever You Need SomebodyUnited Kingdom Rick Astley
Year of Release:1987Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1987:51Rank Score:579
Rank in 1980s530Overall Rank:3,318
Average Rating:  52/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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52.

Permanent VacationUnited States Aerosmith
Year of Release:1987Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1987:52Rank Score:550
Rank in 1980s551Overall Rank:3,456
Average Rating:  73/100 (167 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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53.

In My TribeUnited States 10,000 Maniacs
Year of Release:1987Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1987:53Rank Score:516
Rank in 1980s578Overall Rank:3,620
Average Rating:  72/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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54.

SavageUnited Kingdom Eurythmics
Year of Release:1987Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1987:54Rank Score:502
Rank in 1980s587Overall Rank:3,701
Average Rating:  69/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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55.

Lolita NationUnited States Game Theory
Year of Release:1987Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1987:55Rank Score:495
Rank in 1980s596Overall Rank:3,737
Average Rating:  75/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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56.

The Uplift Mofo Party PlanUnited States Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year of Release:1987Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1987:56Rank Score:492
Rank in 1980s598Overall Rank:3,758
Average Rating:  68/100 (169 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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57.

RaintownUnited Kingdom Deacon Blue
Year of Release:1987Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1987:57Rank Score:472
Rank in 1980s615Overall Rank:3,872
Average Rating:  67/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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58.

Robbie RobertsonCanada Robbie Robertson
Year of Release:1987Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1987:58Rank Score:470
Rank in 1980s617Overall Rank:3,887
Average Rating:  73/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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59.

The People Who Grinned Themselves To DeathUnited Kingdom The Housemartins
Year of Release:1987Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1987:59Rank Score:447
Rank in 1980s638Overall Rank:4,040
Average Rating:  77/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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60.

The World Won't Listen
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United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1987:60Rank Score:434
Rank in 1980s652Overall Rank:4,141
Average Rating:  80/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Best Albums of 1987 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 22 2%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
Leonard Bernstein / New York Philharmonic 3 0%
The Smiths 3 0%
Blaine L. Reininger 3 0%
The Gun Club 2 0%
The Descendents 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 413 41%
United Kingdom 229 23%
Mixed Nationality 52 5%
Germany 33 3%
Australia 33 3%
Canada 26 3%
France 20 2%
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