1984 Album Releases

1984
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Jun 25
Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain
Prince & The Revolution
Purple Rain
91
critic score
(6)
90
user score
(443)
Feb 20
The Smiths - The Smiths
The Smiths
The Smiths
91
critic score
(5)
85
user score
(414)
Jul 27
Metallica - Ride the Lightning
Metallica
Ride the Lightning
100
critic score
(3)
88
user score
(410)
Nov 12
Madonna - Like a Virgin
Madonna
Like a Virgin
90
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(250)
Oct 2
The Replacements - Let It Be
The Replacements
Let It Be
100
critic score
(4)
88
user score
(218)
Jun 4
Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A.
Bruce Springsteen
Born in the U.S.A.
96
critic score
(5)
86
user score
(188)
Nov 12
The Smiths - Hatful of Hollow
The Smiths
Hatful of Hollow
100
critic score
(3)
90
user score
(182)
May 1
Swans - Cop
Swans
Cop
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(152)
Sep 3
Iron Maiden - Powerslave
Iron Maiden
Powerslave
95
critic score
(2)
87
user score
(147)
Sep 1
David Bowie - Tonight
David Bowie
Tonight
34
critic score
(3)
53
user score
(139)
Nov 1
Cocteau Twins - Treasure
Cocteau Twins
Treasure
90
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(132)
Apr 9
R.E.M. - Reckoning
R.E.M.
Reckoning
91
critic score
(4)
85
user score
(124)
Jul 1
Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime
Minutemen
Double Nickels on the Dime
88
critic score
(3)
87
user score
(123)
Jul 1
Hüsker Dü - Zen Arcade
Hüsker Dü
Zen Arcade
93
critic score
(3)
88
user score
(122)
Jun 18
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - From Her to Eternity
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
From Her to Eternity
78
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(107)
Jul 16
Sade - Diamond Life
Sade
Diamond Life
95
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(99)
Oct 1
U2 - The Unforgettable Fire
U2
The Unforgettable Fire
74
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(99)
Feb 27
Queen - The Works
Queen
The Works
54
critic score
(3)
68
user score
(98)
May 8
Echo & the Bunnymen - Ocean Rain
Echo & the Bunnymen
Ocean Rain
75
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(86)
Apr 30
The Cure - The Top
The Cure
The Top
57
critic score
(4)
66
user score
(78)
Mar 1
Black Flag - My War
Black Flag
My War
50
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(72)
Aug 10
Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Red Hot Chili Peppers
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Red Hot Chili Peppers
50
critic score
(2)
52
user score
(71)
Feb 1
Talk Talk - It's My Life
Talk Talk
It's My Life
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(65)
Sep 24
Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward
Depeche Mode
Some Great Reward
75
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(65)
Sep 1
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
Talking Heads
Stop Making Sense
75
critic score
(2)
87
user score
(63)
May 8
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Legend
Bob Marley & The Wailers
Legend
100
critic score
(1)
91
user score
(62)
Jan 9
Van Halen - 1984
Van Halen
1984
87
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(56)
Oct 1
This Mortal Coil - It'll End In Tears
This Mortal Coil
It'll End In Tears
90
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(53)
1984
Steve Roach - Structures From Silence
Steve Roach
Structures From Silence
100
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(51)
Mar 27
Run-D.M.C. - Run-D.M.C.
Run-D.M.C.
Run-D.M.C.
91
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(51)
Mar 27
King Crimson - Three of a Perfect Pair
King Crimson
Three of a Perfect Pair
60
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(48)
Apr 1
Meat Puppets - Meat Puppets II
Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets II
100
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(40)
Feb 7
Swans - Young God
Swans
Young God
74
user score
(37)
Dec 11
Leonard Cohen - Various Positions
Leonard Cohen
Various Positions
75
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(35)
Jan 4
Judas Priest - Defenders of the Faith
Judas Priest
Defenders of the Faith
73
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(33)
Sep 7
Mercyful Fate - Don't Break the Oath
Mercyful Fate
Don't Break the Oath
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(32)
Jun 10
Violent Femmes - Hallowed Ground
Violent Femmes
Hallowed Ground
65
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(31)
Oct 23
Janet Jackson - Dream Street
Janet Jackson
Dream Street
40
critic score
(1)
50
user score
(31)
Dec 10
Butthole Surfers - Psychic... Powerless... Another Man's Sac
Butthole Surfers
Psychic... Powerless... Another Man's Sac
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(31)
Feb 27
Dead Can Dance - Dead Can Dance
Dead Can Dance
Dead Can Dance
60
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(28)
Oct 1
Bathory - Bathory
Bathory
Bathory
60
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(28)
Jan 1
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4
Manuel Göttsching
E2-E4
96
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(26)
Apr 12
Rush - Grace Under Pressure
Rush
Grace Under Pressure
60
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(26)
Sep 1
Arvo Pärt - Tabula Rasa
Arvo Pärt
Tabula Rasa
95
critic score
(2)
87
user score
(25)
Jan 21
Bon Jovi - Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi
55
critic score
(2)
55
user score
(24)
Dec 1
Black Flag - Slip It In
Black Flag
Slip It In
60
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(24)
Oct 8
The Fall - The Wonderful and Frightening World Of...
The Fall
The Wonderful and Frightening World Of...
93
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(23)
Jan 6
Anthrax - Fistful of Metal
Anthrax
Fistful of Metal
40
critic score
(1)
65
user score
(22)
Oct 23
Wham! - Make It Big
Wham!
Make It Big
80
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(22)
Jan 1
Brian Eno & Harold Budd - The Pearl
Brian Eno & Harold Budd
The Pearl
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(21)
May 29
Tina Turner - Private Dancer
Tina Turner
Private Dancer
90
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(21)
Jul 8
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Hyæna
Siouxsie and the Banshees
Hyæna
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(21)
Mar 13
The Cars - Heartbeat City
The Cars
Heartbeat City
75
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(20)
Feb 15
Madonna - Borderline
Madonna
Borderline
60
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(19)
Apr 25
Mariya Takeuchi - Variety
Mariya Takeuchi
Variety
73
user score
(19)
Sep 1
Black Flag - Family Man
Black Flag
Family Man
60
critic score
(1)
63
user score
(19)
Apr 1
Lou Reed - New Sensations
Lou Reed
New Sensations
76
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(17)
Apr 30
Roger Waters - The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking
Roger Waters
The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking
60
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(17)
Apr 30
The Blue Nile - A Walk Across The Rooftops
The Blue Nile
A Walk Across The Rooftops
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(17)
Mar 1
Scott Walker - Climate of Hunter
Scott Walker
Climate of Hunter
70
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(16)
Mar 27
Scorpions - Love at First Sting
Scorpions
Love at First Sting
75
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(16)
Jun 25
David Sylvian - Brilliant Trees
David Sylvian
Brilliant Trees
83
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(15)
Jul 2
Dio - The Last in Line
Dio
The Last in Line
60
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(15)
Oct 31
Madonna - Like a Virgin
Madonna
Like a Virgin
60
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(15)
Jan 23
Michael Jackson - Thriller
Michael Jackson
Thriller
100
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(14)
Jul 18
Prince & The Revolution - Let's Go Crazy
Prince & The Revolution
Let's Go Crazy
80
critic score
(2)
90
user score
(14)
Aug 27
Soda Stereo - Soda Stereo
Soda Stereo
Soda Stereo
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(14)
Oct 15
Bronski Beat - The Age of Consent
Bronski Beat
The Age of Consent
81
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(14)
1984
Coil - Scatology
Coil
Scatology
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(13)
Feb 14
Laurie Anderson - Mister Heartbreak
Laurie Anderson
Mister Heartbreak
80
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(12)
May 1
Everything But the Girl - Eden
Everything But the Girl
Eden
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(12)
Jun 19
Art of Noise - Who's Afraid of the Art of Noise?
Art of Noise
Who's Afraid of the Art of Noise?
100
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(12)
Jun 24
Celtic Frost - Morbid Tales
Celtic Frost
Morbid Tales
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(12)
Oct 1
Ramones - Too Tough to Die
Ramones
Too Tough to Die
85
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(12)
Oct 15
XTC - The Big Express
XTC
The Big Express
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(12)
Jan 1
Diamanda Galás - Diamanda Galas
Diamanda Galás
Diamanda Galas
60
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(11)
Sep 1
Foetus - Hole
Foetus
Hole
60
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(11)
Sep 4
Pale Cocoon - 繭 (Cocoon)
Pale Cocoon
繭 (Cocoon)
83
user score
(11)
Oct 29
Deep Purple - Perfect Strangers
Deep Purple
Perfect Strangers
40
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(11)
Jan 9
John Lennon & Yoko Ono - Milk and Honey
John Lennon & Yoko Ono
Milk and Honey
65
critic score
(2)
52
user score
(10)
Jun 1
Slayer - Haunting the Chapel
Slayer
Haunting the Chapel
60
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(10)
Jun 15
Current 93 - Dogs Blood Rising
Current 93
Dogs Blood Rising
54
user score
(10)
Jul 27
Pantera - Projects in the Jungle
Pantera
Projects in the Jungle
50
critic score
(1)
54
user score
(10)
Sep 26
Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain
Prince & The Revolution
Purple Rain
60
critic score
(1)
97
user score
(10)
Sep 27
Alphaville - Forever Young
Alphaville
Forever Young
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(10)
Oct 26
Felt - The Strange Idols Pattern and Other Short Stories
Felt
The Strange Idols Pattern and Other Short Stories
100
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(10)
Oct 29
Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Welcome to the Pleasuredome
Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Welcome to the Pleasuredome
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(10)
Nov 5
Bryan Adams - Reckless
Bryan Adams
Reckless
75
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(10)
Jan 1
Pretenders - Learning to Crawl
Pretenders
Learning to Crawl
90
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(9)
Feb
Felt - The Splendour of Fear
Felt
The Splendour of Fear
70
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(9)
Feb 6
Simple Minds - Sparkle in the Rain
Simple Minds
Sparkle in the Rain
85
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(9)
Apr 6
Ultravox - Lament
Ultravox
Lament
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(9)
May 10
Twisted Sister - Stay Hungry
Twisted Sister
Stay Hungry
90
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(9)
Jun 1
Miles Davis - Decoy
Miles Davis
Decoy
40
critic score
(1)
45
user score
(9)
Aug 4
Os Paralamas Do Sucesso - O Passo Do Lui
Os Paralamas Do Sucesso
O Passo Do Lui
80
critic score
(1)
90
user score
(9)
Aug 5
Titãs - Titãs
Titãs
Titãs
77
user score
(9)
Jan 1
Ini Kamoze - Ini Kamoze
Ini Kamoze
Ini Kamoze
100
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(8)
Feb 17
Thompson Twins - Into the Gap
Thompson Twins
Into the Gap
80
critic score
(1)
61
user score
(8)
Mar 12
Marillion - Fugazi
Marillion
Fugazi
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(8)
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