1983 Album Releases

1983
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May 2
New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies
New Order
Power, Corruption & Lies
85
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(1,153)
May 27
Swans - Filth
Swans
Filth
72
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(983)
Jul 25
Metallica - Kill 'Em All
Metallica
Kill 'Em All
85
critic score
(5)
82
user score
(969)
May 31
Talking Heads - Speaking In Tongues
Talking Heads
Speaking In Tongues
85
critic score
(5)
85
user score
(886)
Apr 14
David Bowie - Let's Dance
David Bowie
Let's Dance
75
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(756)
Jul 27
Madonna - Madonna
Madonna
Madonna
86
critic score
(4)
78
user score
(683)
Mar 21
Pink Floyd - The Final Cut
Pink Floyd
The Final Cut
60
critic score
(4)
65
user score
(620)
Apr 13
Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes
90
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(563)
Apr 12
R.E.M. - Murmur
R.E.M.
Murmur
94
critic score
(6)
84
user score
(560)
Sep 1
Daniel Johnston - Hi, How Are You: The Unfinished Album
Daniel Johnston
Hi, How Are You: The Unfinished Album
89
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(538)
Jan 1
Brian Eno - Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks
Brian Eno
Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks
94
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(378)
Sep 1
Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones
Tom Waits
Swordfishtrombones
95
critic score
(4)
85
user score
(353)
Feb 28
U2 - War
U2
War
88
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(333)
May 16
Iron Maiden - Piece of Mind
Iron Maiden
Piece of Mind
76
critic score
(4)
81
user score
(328)
Jun 1
The Police - Synchronicity
The Police
Synchronicity
90
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(327)
Oct 31
Cocteau Twins - Head Over Heels
Cocteau Twins
Head Over Heels
90
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(244)
Feb 1
Sonic Youth - Confusion is Sex
Sonic Youth
Confusion is Sex
60
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(239)
Oct 14
Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual
Cyndi Lauper
She's So Unusual
77
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(235)
Dec 5
Anri - Timely!!
Anri
Timely!!
85
user score
(217)
May 25
Dio - Holy Diver
Dio
Holy Diver
80
critic score
(4)
80
user score
(190)
Aug 1
The Chameleons - Script of the Bridge
The Chameleons
Script of the Bridge
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(190)
Mar 7
Tears For Fears - The Hurting
Tears For Fears
The Hurting
75
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(181)
Oct 21
The The - Soul Mining
The The
Soul Mining
65
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(176)
Dec 3
Slayer - Show No Mercy
Slayer
Show No Mercy
60
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(174)
Apr
Minor Threat - Out of Step
Minor Threat
Out of Step
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(172)
Nov 7
Yes - 90125
Yes
90125
84
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(144)
Aug 22
Depeche Mode - Construction Time Again
Depeche Mode
Construction Time Again
50
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(143)
Oct 27
Bob Dylan - Infidels
Bob Dylan
Infidels
87
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(137)
Aug 7
Black Sabbath - Born Again
Black Sabbath
Born Again
35
critic score
(2)
46
user score
(136)
Dec 1
Misfits - Earth A.D./Wolfs Blood
Misfits
Earth A.D./Wolfs Blood
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(134)
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Jan 20
Def Leppard - Pyromania
Def Leppard
Pyromania
90
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(113)
Nov 5
Charly García - Clics Modernos
Charly García
Clics Modernos
86
user score
(113)
Oct 3
Genesis - Genesis
Genesis
Genesis
55
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(106)
Jul 5
Suicidal Tendencies - Suicidal Tendencies
Suicidal Tendencies
Suicidal Tendencies
90
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(102)
Feb 4
Echo & the Bunnymen - Porcupine
Echo & the Bunnymen
Porcupine
70
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(94)
Jan 21
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
Eurythmics
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
77
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(85)
Mar 23
ZZ Top - Eliminator
ZZ Top
Eliminator
75
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(83)
Aug 8
Billy Joel - An Innocent Man
Billy Joel
An Innocent Man
80
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(83)
May 28
Tomoko Aran - Fuyuu Kuukan
Tomoko Aran
Fuyuu Kuukan
81
user score
(82)
Oct 10
Billy Idol - Rebel Yell
Billy Idol
Rebel Yell
80
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(76)
Sep 26
Mötley Crüe - Shout at the Devil
Mötley Crüe
Shout at the Devil
65
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(75)
Oct 30
Mercyful Fate - Melissa
Mercyful Fate
Melissa
80
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(75)
Nov 7
The Rolling Stones - Undercover
The Rolling Stones
Undercover
80
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(75)
Feb 18
Michael Jackson - Beat It
Michael Jackson
Beat It
40
critic score
(1)
91
user score
(74)
Jan 1
Wipers - Over the Edge
Wipers
Over the Edge
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(73)
Apr 29
The Replacements - Hootenanny
The Replacements
Hootenanny
77
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(73)
1983
Philip Glass - Koyaanisqatsi
Philip Glass
Koyaanisqatsi
100
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(72)
Mar 7
New Order - Blue Monday / The Beach
New Order
Blue Monday / The Beach
90
critic score
(1)
93
user score
(71)
Oct 31
The Smiths - This Charming Man
The Smiths
This Charming Man
80
critic score
(1)
94
user score
(71)
Oct 31
Paul McCartney - Pipes of Peace
Paul McCartney
Pipes of Peace
55
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(70)
Dec 12
The Fall - Perverted by Language
The Fall
Perverted by Language
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(70)
Jan 1
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - Texas Flood
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
Texas Flood
100
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(69)
Apr 1
Aztec Camera - High Land, Hard Rain
Aztec Camera
High Land, Hard Rain
90
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(68)
Aug 15
AC/DC - Flick of the Switch
AC/DC
Flick of the Switch
53
critic score
(3)
60
user score
(68)
Jul 1
Bauhaus - Burning from the Inside
Bauhaus
Burning from the Inside
60
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(63)
Nov 15
Ozzy Osbourne - Bark at the Moon
Ozzy Osbourne
Bark at the Moon
60
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(59)
Nov 26
Eurythmics - Touch
Eurythmics
Touch
85
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(58)
Jan 1
ESG - Come Away with ESG
ESG
Come Away with ESG
85
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(57)
Jan 1
Minutemen - What Makes a Man Start Fires?
Minutemen
What Makes a Man Start Fires?
90
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(54)
Apr 15
Bad Brains - Rock for Light
Bad Brains
Rock for Light
80
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(53)
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