1981 Pop Rock Album Releases

1981
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Jul 31
Electric Light Orchestra - Time
Electric Light Orchestra
Time
50
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(266)
Jul 27
Stevie Nicks - Bella Donna
Stevie Nicks
Bella Donna
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(245)
Nov 9
Men At Work - Business as Usual
Men At Work
Business as Usual
85
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(224)
Jul 31
Journey - Escape
Journey
Escape
65
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(178)
Jul 8
The Go-Go's - Beauty and the Beat
The Go-Go's
Beauty and the Beat
84
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(172)
Feb 13
Phil Collins - Face Value
Phil Collins
Face Value
80
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(167)
Aug 10
Bob Dylan - Shot of Love
Bob Dylan
Shot of Love
49
critic score
(3)
50
user score
(156)
Oct 26
Queen - Under Pressure
Queen
Under Pressure
91
user score
(154)
Sep 14
Genesis - Abacab
Genesis
Abacab
75
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(152)
Jul 1
Blue Öyster Cult - Fire of Unknown Origin
Blue Öyster Cult
Fire of Unknown Origin
80
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(142)
Jun 3
Journey - Don't Stop Believin'
Journey
Don't Stop Believin'
100
critic score
(1)
69
user score
(95)
Jan 5
Phil Collins - In the Air Tonight
Phil Collins
In the Air Tonight
90
user score
(92)
Nov 2
Queen - Greatest Hits
Queen
Greatest Hits
65
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(83)
Jul 2
Foreigner - 4
Foreigner
4
80
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(81)
Sep 1
Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
Daryl Hall & John Oates
Private Eyes
85
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(80)
Jun 1
George Harrison - Somewhere in England
George Harrison
Somewhere in England
55
critic score
(2)
57
user score
(79)
Jan 23
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Trust
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Trust
93
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(64)
Nov 6
The Cars - Shake It Up
The Cars
Shake It Up
73
critic score
(3)
70
user score
(60)
Jan 19
Styx - Paradise Theatre
Styx
Paradise Theatre
73
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(49)
Jun 8
Yoko Ono - Season of Glass
Yoko Ono
Season of Glass
86
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(48)
May 5
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Hard Promises
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Hard Promises
75
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(48)
Aug 15
The Kinks - Give the People What They Want
The Kinks
Give the People What They Want
70
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(39)
Jul 1
Sparks - Whomp That Sucker
Sparks
Whomp That Sucker
75
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(39)
Oct 26
The J. Geils Band - Freeze Frame
The J. Geils Band
Freeze Frame
90
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(36)
Nov 9
The Stranglers - La folie
The Stranglers
La folie
60
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(33)
Jun 29
Kim Wilde - Kim Wilde
Kim Wilde
Kim Wilde
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(32)
May 15
Squeeze - East Side Story
Squeeze
East Side Story
93
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(31)
Oct 27
Ringo Starr - Stop and Smell the Roses
Ringo Starr
Stop and Smell the Roses
60
critic score
(2)
37
user score
(28)
Apr 1
Kim Carnes - Mistaken Identity
Kim Carnes
Mistaken Identity
90
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(27)
Sep 1
Alice Cooper - Special Forces
Alice Cooper
Special Forces
60
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(27)
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Nov 6
Rod Stewart - Tonight I'm Yours
Rod Stewart
Tonight I'm Yours
80
critic score
(2)
65
user score
(23)
May 15
The Moody Blues - Long Distance Voyager
The Moody Blues
Long Distance Voyager
80
critic score
(2)
59
user score
(20)
Oct 19
INXS - Underneath the Colours
INXS
Underneath the Colours
50
critic score
(2)
52
user score
(19)
Feb 24
Rick Springfield - Working Class Dog
Rick Springfield
Working Class Dog
90
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(18)
Oct 1
Klaatu - Magentalane
Klaatu
Magentalane
50
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(18)
Jan 1
Al Jarreau - Breakin' Away
Al Jarreau
Breakin' Away
90
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(16)
Jun 5
Azra - Sunčana strana ulice
Azra
Sunčana strana ulice
89
user score
(16)
Jul 21
Bryan Adams - You Want It You Got It
Bryan Adams
You Want It You Got It
55
critic score
(2)
53
user score
(15)
Jan 12
John Lennon - Woman
John Lennon
Woman
89
user score
(14)
Sep 4
Meat Loaf - Dead Ringer
Meat Loaf
Dead Ringer
50
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(14)
Oct
Rod Stewart - Young Turks
Rod Stewart
Young Turks
75
critic score
(1)
94
user score
(14)
Oct 1
Billy Idol - Don't Stop
Billy Idol
Don't Stop
60
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(13)
Oct 1
Bee Gees - Living Eyes
Bee Gees
Living Eyes
50
critic score
(2)
65
user score
(13)
Oct 8
Mike Love - Looking Back With Love
Mike Love
Looking Back With Love
80
critic score
(1)
14
user score
(13)
Jul 6
Pat Benatar - Precious Time
Pat Benatar
Precious Time
55
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(13)
Aug 1
The Allman Brothers Band - Brothers of the Road
The Allman Brothers Band
Brothers of the Road
40
critic score
(2)
57
user score
(12)
Oct 9
Prince - When You Were Mine
Prince
When You Were Mine
89
user score
(12)
Nov 27
10cc - Ten Out of 10
10cc
Ten Out of 10
80
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(11)
1981
Idoli
VIS Idoli
87
user score
(11)
Oct 7
Loverboy - Get Lucky
Loverboy
Get Lucky
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(9)
Jul
Australian Crawl - Sirocco
Australian Crawl
Sirocco
90
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(8)
1981
Perfect - Perfect
Perfect
Perfect
74
user score
(8)
Mar 10
Joe Walsh - There Goes the Neighborhood
Joe Walsh
There Goes the Neighborhood
65
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(6)
1981
Pages - Pages
Pages
Pages
80
user score
(6)
Jun 15
Grand Funk Railroad - Grand Funk Lives
Grand Funk Railroad
Grand Funk Lives
80
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(4)
Oct 23
Steve Miller Band - Circle of Love
Steve Miller Band
Circle of Love
50
critic score
(2)
37
user score
(4)
1981
Various Artists - Shock Treatment
Various Artists
Shock Treatment
96
user score
(3)
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