Best Albums of 1989

Listed below are the best albums of 1989 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1989 year summaryThe best artists of 1989 were Pixies, The Cure, The Stone Roses, Beastie Boys, Galaxie 500, De La Soul, Nirvana, Nine Inch Nails, Tom Petty and Lou Reed.
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1989
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4
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1989
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Buy album United States
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1989
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1989
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1989
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4
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1989
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Rank Score:
4
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1989
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4
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998.
Weatherbox 
Compilation
Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1989
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4
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999.
XYZ 
United States XYZ
Buy album United States
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1989
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1989
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 1989 composition

Country Albums %


United States 448 45%
United Kingdom 240 24%
Germany 37 4%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
Canada 27 3%
Australia 24 2%
Japan 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 913 91%
Yes 87 9%
Live? Albums %
No 972 97%
Yes 28 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Kendrick Lamar
11. Nirvana
12. Neil Young
13. The Smiths
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. R.E.M.
19. Jimi Hendrix
20. Bruce Springsteen
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