Best Albums of 1989

Listed below are the best albums of 1989 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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1989 year summaryThe best artists of 1989 were Pixies, The Stone Roses, The Cure, Beastie Boys, Galaxie 500, Nirvana, Nine Inch Nails, De La Soul, Tom Petty and Lou Reed.
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1989
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50,262
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1989
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33,857
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30,824
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9,144
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5,431
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4,298
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1989
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3,980
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3,541
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3,293
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2,805
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1989 composition

Country Albums %


United States 453 45%
United Kingdom 231 23%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Germany 38 4%
Canada 30 3%
Australia 26 3%
Japan 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 924 92%
Yes 80 8%
Live? Albums %
No 1,002 100%
Yes 2 0%
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. Funeral by Arcade Fire
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
14. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
15. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
16. Nevermind by Nirvana
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
19. London Calling by The Clash
20. The Bends by Radiohead
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