Best Albums of 1989

Listed below are the best albums of 1989 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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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2,559
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1989
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2,390
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1989
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2,062
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13 Songs 
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1989
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1,607
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1989
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1,576
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1989
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1,561
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1989
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1,282
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1989
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1,274
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1989
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1,225
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1989
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1,112
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 2 of 100

Best Albums of 1989 composition

Country Albums %


United States 438 44%
United Kingdom 239 24%
Germany 38 4%
Mixed Nationality 35 4%
Canada 29 3%
Australia 24 2%
Japan 17 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 925 93%
Yes 75 8%
Live? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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4. Muse
5. My Chemical Romance
6. Brand New
7. J Dilla
8. Red Hot Chili Peppers
9. The Killers (US)
10. Tool
11. The Decemberists
12. The Knife
13. Thom Yorke
14. The Strokes
15. John Mayer
16. TV On The Radio
17. Midlake
18. Grizzly Bear
19. Belle And Sebastian
20. The Flaming Lips
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