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Best Albums of 1989

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1989 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 31,000 greatest album charts.

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1989 year summaryThe best artists of 1989 were Pixies, The Stone Roses, The Cure, Beastie Boys, Nirvana, Galaxie 500, De La Soul, Nine Inch Nails, Tom Petty and Lou Reed.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

DoolittleUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1989Appears in:1,860 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:76,293
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:19
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,074 votes)
Comments: 218 comments
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2.

The Stone RosesUnited Kingdom The Stone Roses
Year of Release:1989Appears in:1,424 charts
Rank in 1989:2Rank Score:52,813
Rank in 1980s3Overall Rank:29
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,629 votes)
Comments: 154 comments
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3.

DisintegrationUnited Kingdom The Cure
Year of Release:1989Appears in:1,141 charts
Rank in 1989:3Rank Score:37,835
Rank in 1980s6Overall Rank:49
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,300 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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4.

Paul's BoutiqueUnited States Beastie Boys
Year of Release:1989Appears in:573 charts
Rank in 1989:4Rank Score:14,520
Rank in 1980s20Overall Rank:170
Average Rating:  82/100 (714 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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5.

BleachUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1989Appears in:422 charts
Rank in 1989:5Rank Score:6,355
Rank in 1980s52Overall Rank:388
Average Rating:  76/100 (898 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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6.

On FireUnited States Galaxie 500
Year of Release:1989Appears in:340 charts
Rank in 1989:6Rank Score:6,303
Rank in 1980s53Overall Rank:390
Average Rating:  83/100 (389 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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7.

3 Feet High And RisingUnited States De La Soul
Year of Release:1989Appears in:346 charts
Rank in 1989:7Rank Score:4,924
Rank in 1980s67Overall Rank:487
Average Rating:  78/100 (417 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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8.

Pretty Hate MachineUnited States Nine Inch Nails
Year of Release:1989Appears in:300 charts
Rank in 1989:8Rank Score:4,891
Rank in 1980s68Overall Rank:492
Average Rating:  79/100 (432 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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9.

Full Moon FeverUnited States Tom Petty
Year of Release:1989Appears in:287 charts
Rank in 1989:9Rank Score:3,725
Rank in 1980s94Overall Rank:627
Average Rating:  77/100 (356 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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10.

New YorkUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1989Appears in:239 charts
Rank in 1989:10Rank Score:3,482
Rank in 1980s103Overall Rank:663
Average Rating:  77/100 (282 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Best Albums of 1989 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 1%
Gary Numan 4 0%
Roy Orbison 3 0%
NOFX 2 0%
Mary Goes Round 2 0%
Mary's Danish 2 0%
Graham Parker 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 465 46%
United Kingdom 238 24%
Mixed Nationality 35 3%
Germany 35 3%
Australia 31 3%
Canada 29 3%
France 17 2%
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