Best Albums of 1989

Listed below are the best albums of 1989 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 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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375
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 6 of 100

Best Albums of 1989 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 1%
Roy Orbison 3 0%
Gary Numan 3 0%
Cardiacs 2 0%
Thee Headcoats 2 0%
Todd Rundgren 2 0%
Wire 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 456 46%
United Kingdom 224 22%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Germany 37 4%
Canada 30 3%
Australia 27 3%
Japan 19 2%
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Best Albums of the 1980s
1. Doolittle by Pixies
2. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
3. Remain In Light by Talking Heads
4. The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
5. Disintegration by The Cure
6. The Joshua Tree by U2
7. Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
8. Closer by Joy Division
9. Thriller by Michael Jackson
10. Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
11. Purple Rain by Prince And The Revolution
12. Surfer Rosa by Pixies
13. Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses
14. Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
15. Master Of Puppets by Metallica
16. Graceland by Paul Simon
17. Back In Black by AC/DC
18. Murmur by R.E.M.
19. Spirit Of Eden by Talk Talk
20. Moving Pictures by Rush
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