Consequence of Sound's Top 50 Albums of 1987

Consequence of Sound's Top 50 Albums of 1987

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50. Eurythmics - Savage

Eurythmics - Savage
November 9, 1987
Synthpop
Critic Score
50
2 reviews
User Score
52
3 reviews

49. Close Lobsters - Foxheads Stalk This Land

Close Lobsters - Foxheads Stalk This Land

Jangle Pop
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

48. Melvins - Gluey Porch Treatments

Melvins - Gluey Porch Treatments
January 1, 1987
Sludge Metal
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
86
5 reviews

47. The Wedding Present - George Best

The Wedding Present - George Best
October 1, 1987
Jangle Pop
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
74
5 reviews

46. Descendents - ALL

Descendents - ALL
January 1, 1987
Punk Rock
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

45. Ice-T - Rhyme Pays

Ice-T - Rhyme Pays
November 4, 1987
Hip Hop
Critic Score
70
1 review
User Score
65
3 reviews

44. Butthole Surfers - Locust Abortion Technician

Butthole Surfers - Locust Abortion Technician
March 1, 1987
Noise Rock
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
81
14 reviews

43. Warren Zevon - Sentimental Hygiene

Warren Zevon - Sentimental Hygiene

Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

42. The Cult - Electric

The Cult - Electric
April 6, 1987
Hard Rock
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
80
9 reviews

41. Miracle Legion - Surprise Surprise Surprise

Miracle Legion - Surprise Surprise Surprise
September 7, 1987
Jangle Pop
Critic Score
60
1 review
User Score
92
2 reviews

40. Meat Puppets - Huevos

Meat Puppets - Huevos
October 1, 1987
Alt-Country
Critic Score
NR
User Score
88
1 review

39. The Dukes Of Stratosphear - Psonic Psunspot

The Dukes Of Stratosphear - Psonic Psunspot
August 1, 1987
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
83
1 review

38. Love And Rockets - Earth, Sun, Moon

Love And Rockets - Earth, Sun, Moon
September 9, 1987
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
NR
User Score
79
2 reviews

37. Lyle Lovett - Pontiac

Lyle Lovett - Pontiac

Alt-Country
Critic Score
90
2 reviews
User Score
NR

36. George Harrison - Cloud Nine

George Harrison - Cloud Nine
November 2, 1987
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
80
6 reviews

35. Kool Moe Dee - How Ya Like Me Now

Kool Moe Dee - How Ya Like Me Now
November 3, 1987
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
NR

34. Terence Trent D'Arby - Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby

Terence Trent D'Arby - Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby
July 13, 1987
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
69
2 reviews

33. John Hiatt - Bring the Family

John Hiatt - Bring the Family
May 29, 1987
Critic Score
80
2 reviews
User Score
71
2 reviews

32. INXS - Kick

INXS - Kick
October 19, 1987
Pop Rock
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
81
14 reviews

31. Sting - ...Nothing Like the Sun

Sting - ...Nothing Like the Sun
October 13, 1987
Pop Rock
Critic Score
90
2 reviews
User Score
79
7 reviews

30. The Housemartins - The People Who Grinned Themselves to Death

The Housemartins - The People Who Grinned Themselves to Death
September 0, 1987
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

29. Pixies - Come on Pilgrim

Pixies - Come on Pilgrim
September 28, 1987
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
84
3 reviews
User Score
84
48 reviews

28. Suzanne Vega - Solitude Standing

Suzanne Vega - Solitude Standing
April 1, 1987
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
55
3 reviews

27. Tom Waits - Franks Wild Years

Tom Waits - Franks Wild Years
August 17, 1987
Rock
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
84
28 reviews

26. Big Black - Songs About Fucking

Big Black - Songs About Fucking
January 1, 1987
Punk Rock
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
83
35 reviews

25. John Mellencamp - The Lonesome Jubilee

John Mellencamp - The Lonesome Jubilee
August 24, 1987
Critic Score
80
2 reviews
User Score
79
2 reviews

24. 10,000 Maniacs - In My Tribe

10,000 Maniacs - In My Tribe
July 27, 1987
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
70
1 review

23. Hüsker Dü - Warehouse: Songs and Stories

Hüsker Dü - Warehouse: Songs and Stories
January 5, 1987
Punk Rock
Critic Score
80
2 reviews
User Score
84
12 reviews

22. Pet Shop Boys - Actually

Pet Shop Boys - Actually
September 7, 1987
Synthpop
Critic Score
88
2 reviews
User Score
81
25 reviews

21. Midnight Oil - Diesel and Dust

Midnight Oil - Diesel and Dust
August 1, 1987
Critic Score
85
2 reviews
User Score
78
5 reviews

20. Depeche Mode - Music for the Masses

Depeche Mode - Music for the Masses
September 28, 1987
Synthpop
Critic Score
80
3 reviews
User Score
83
49 reviews

19. Def Leppard - Hysteria

Def Leppard - Hysteria
August 3, 1987
Hard Rock
Critic Score
93
3 reviews
User Score
85
10 reviews

18. Bruce Springsteen - Tunnel of Love

Bruce Springsteen - Tunnel of Love
October 9, 1987
Rock
Critic Score
96
3 reviews
User Score
82
30 reviews

17. The Smiths - Strangeways, Here We Come

The Smiths - Strangeways, Here We Come
September 28, 1987
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
82
3 reviews
User Score
86
123 reviews

16. Dinosaur Jr. - You're Living All Over Me

Dinosaur Jr. - You're Living All Over Me
December 14, 1987
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
88
5 reviews
User Score
87
85 reviews

15. The Jesus and Mary Chain - Darklands

The Jesus and Mary Chain - Darklands
October 18, 1987
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
81
2 reviews
User Score
86
49 reviews

14. Boogie Down Productions - Criminal Minded

Boogie Down Productions - Criminal Minded
March 3, 1987
Hip Hop
Critic Score
100
2 reviews
User Score
88
13 reviews

13. The Replacements - Pleased to Meet Me

The Replacements - Pleased to Meet Me
July 7, 1987
Punk Rock
Critic Score
90
2 reviews
User Score
86
34 reviews

12. George Michael - Faith

George Michael - Faith
October 30, 1987
Pop
Critic Score
87
3 reviews
User Score
80
22 reviews

11. Public Enemy - Yo! Bum Rush the Show

Public Enemy - Yo! Bum Rush the Show
April 1, 1987
Hip Hop
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
87
19 reviews

10. Spacemen 3 - The Perfect Prescription

Spacemen 3 - The Perfect Prescription
September 1, 1987
Space Rock
Critic Score
93
3 reviews
User Score
88
15 reviews

9. Sinéad O'Connor - The Lion and the Cobra

Sinéad O'Connor - The Lion and the Cobra
November 4, 1987
Pop Rock
Critic Score
88
4 reviews
User Score
86
8 reviews

8. Sonic Youth - Sister

Sonic Youth - Sister
June 1, 1987
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
100
3 reviews
User Score
88
92 reviews

7. The Cure - Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me

The Cure - Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me
May 25, 1987
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
87
4 reviews
User Score
84
63 reviews

6. Eric B. & Rakim - Paid in Full

Eric B. & Rakim - Paid in Full
July 7, 1987
Hip Hop
Critic Score
87
3 reviews
User Score
87
37 reviews

5. R.E.M. - Document

R.E.M. - Document
September 1, 1987
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
88
4 reviews
User Score
85
61 reviews

4. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction

Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
July 21, 1987
Hard Rock
Critic Score
93
6 reviews
User Score
80
126 reviews

3. Prince - Sign "O" the Times

Prince - Sign
March 31, 1987
R&B
Critic Score
100
6 reviews
User Score
92
105 reviews

2. U2 - The Joshua Tree

U2 - The Joshua Tree
March 9, 1987
Rock
Critic Score
97
6 reviews
User Score
86
156 reviews

1. Michael Jackson - Bad

Michael Jackson - Bad
August 31, 1987
Pop
Critic Score
85
3 reviews
User Score
84
105 reviews
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