1982 Pop Album Releases

1982
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Nov 30
Michael Jackson - Thriller
Michael Jackson
Thriller
92
critic score
(5)
89
user score
(2,332)
Sep 13
Kate Bush - The Dreaming
Kate Bush
The Dreaming
78
critic score
(5)
88
user score
(1,179)
May 10
Duran Duran - Rio
Duran Duran
Rio
90
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(245)
Apr 19
Laurie Anderson - Big Science
Laurie Anderson
Big Science
88
critic score
(5)
82
user score
(218)
Sep 20
Dire Straits - Love Over Gold
Dire Straits
Love Over Gold
87
critic score
(4)
80
user score
(141)
Feb 12
XTC - English Settlement
XTC
English Settlement
80
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(153)
Sep 6
Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel
70
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(89)
May 28
Roxy Music - Avalon
Roxy Music
Avalon
87
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(148)
Jul 2
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Imperial Bedroom
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Imperial Bedroom
93
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(87)
Jun 1
The Alan Parsons Project - Eye in the Sky
The Alan Parsons Project
Eye in the Sky
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(114)
Sep 27
Depeche Mode - A Broken Frame
Depeche Mode
A Broken Frame
60
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(140)
May 21
Queen - Hot Space
Queen
Hot Space
56
critic score
(4)
53
user score
(308)
Nov 30
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
Michael Jackson
Billie Jean
50
critic score
(1)
95
user score
(140)
Jun 18
Fleetwood Mac - Mirage
Fleetwood Mac
Mirage
71
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(133)
Jun 25
ABC - The Lexicon of Love
ABC
The Lexicon of Love
93
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(86)
Oct 29
Donald Fagen - The Nightfly
Donald Fagen
The Nightfly
87
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(104)
Apr 26
Paul McCartney - Tug of War
Paul McCartney
Tug of War
95
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(119)
Jul
Talk Talk - The Party's Over
Talk Talk
The Party's Over
70
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(158)
Apr 8
Toto - Toto IV
Toto
Toto IV
65
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(102)
Mar 29
Sparks - Angst in My Pants
Sparks
Angst in My Pants
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(53)
Sep 23
Billy Joel - The Nylon Curtain
Billy Joel
The Nylon Curtain
75
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(63)
Sep 30
Toto - Africa
Toto
Africa
84
user score
(59)
Sep 12
Simple Minds - New Gold Dream (81–82–83–84)
Simple Minds
New Gold Dream (81–82–83–84)
75
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(64)
Sep 4
The Who - It's Hard
The Who
It's Hard
70
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(73)
Oct 21
Devo - Oh, No! It's Devo!
Devo
Oh, No! It's Devo!
55
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(33)
Apr 30
A Flock of Seagulls - A Flock of Seagulls
A Flock of Seagulls
A Flock of Seagulls
75
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(82)
Mar 15
Thomas Dolby - The Golden Age of Wireless
Thomas Dolby
The Golden Age of Wireless
85
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(24)
1982
Yasuaki Shimizu - Kakashi
Yasuaki Shimizu
Kakashi
76
user score
(85)
Nov 1
Phil Collins - Hello, I Must Be Going!
Phil Collins
Hello, I Must Be Going!
67
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(46)
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Jun 1
Joe Jackson - Night and Day
Joe Jackson
Night and Day
85
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(42)
Aug 20
Yazoo - Upstairs At Eric's
Yazoo
Upstairs At Eric's
70
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(57)
Jul 16
Billy Idol - Billy Idol
Billy Idol
Billy Idol
73
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(30)
Oct 4
Daryl Hall & John Oates - H₂O
Daryl Hall & John Oates
H₂O
75
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(27)
May 21
Haruomi Hosono - Philharmony
Haruomi Hosono
Philharmony
82
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(65)
1982
Men Without Hats - Safety Dance
Men Without Hats
Safety Dance
83
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(22)
Apr 28
Marshall Crenshaw - Marshall Crenshaw
Marshall Crenshaw
Marshall Crenshaw
90
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(17)
Nov 7
Grace Jones - Living My Life
Grace Jones
Living My Life
60
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(39)
Oct 4
Culture Club - Kissing to Be Clever
Culture Club
Kissing to Be Clever
80
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(25)
1982
Oppenheimer Analysis - New Mexico
Andie Oppenheimer
New Mexico
77
user score
(25)
Nov 2
Kate Bush - Suspended in Gaffa
Kate Bush
Suspended in Gaffa
92
user score
(40)
Nov 15
Indochine - L'aventurier
Indochine
L'aventurier
61
user score
(7)
Sep 21
Janet Jackson - Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson
40
critic score
(2)
45
user score
(89)
Oct 1
Supertramp - Famous Last Words
Supertramp
Famous Last Words
50
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(36)
Sep 1
Fad Gadget - Under the Flag
Fad Gadget
Under the Flag
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(9)
Mar 20
Men Without Hats - Rhythm of Youth
Men Without Hats
Rhythm of Youth
90
critic score
(1)
65
user score
(9)
Oct 15
Ultravox - Quartet
Ultravox
Quartet
60
critic score
(1)
65
user score
(18)
Jun 14
Pete Townshend - All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes
Pete Townshend
All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes
85
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(9)
Mar
Laura Branigan - Branigan
Laura Branigan
Branigan
50
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(4)
Jan 29
Huey Lewis & The News - Picture This
Huey Lewis & The News
Picture This
80
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(7)
Sep 13
Kate Bush - The Dreaming
Kate Bush
The Dreaming
90
user score
(31)
1982
Dulce - Heridas
Dulce
Heridas
85
user score
(2)
Sep
Frida - Something's Going On
Frida
Something's Going On
80
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(4)
Feb 16
Simon & Garfunkel - The Concert in Central Park
Simon & Garfunkel
The Concert in Central Park
85
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(12)
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