Best Albums of 1987

Listed below are the best albums of 1987 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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, Sonic Youth, Depeche Mode and Def Leppard.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 1987 composition

Country Albums %


United States 405 41%
United Kingdom 227 23%
Mixed Nationality 46 5%
Australia 34 3%
Germany 32 3%
Canada 26 3%
France 22 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 914 91%
Yes 86 9%
Live? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 7 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
13. Funeral by Arcade Fire
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
19. London Calling by The Clash
20. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
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