1985 Rock Album Releases

1985
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Sep 30
Tom Waits - Rain Dogs
Tom Waits
Rain Dogs
100
critic score
(2)
90
user score
(227)
Aug 26
The Cure - The Head on the Door
The Cure
The Head on the Door
79
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(135)
Oct 1
The Replacements - Tim
The Replacements
Tim
92
critic score
(3)
88
user score
(87)
Mar 1
Sonic Youth - Bad Moon Rising
Sonic Youth
Bad Moon Rising
70
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(75)
May 13
Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms
Dire Straits
Brothers in Arms
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(70)
Jan 1
Hüsker Dü - New Day Rising
Hüsker Dü
New Day Rising
100
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(58)
Jun 10
R.E.M. - Fables of the Reconstruction
R.E.M.
Fables of the Reconstruction
81
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(54)
Aug 16
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Freaky Styley
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Freaky Styley
80
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(54)
Apr 22
Prince & The Revolution - Around the World in a Day
Prince & The Revolution
Around the World in a Day
72
critic score
(5)
83
user score
(52)
Jun 1
Prefab Sprout - Steve McQueen
Prefab Sprout
Steve McQueen
95
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(43)
Sep 1
Hüsker Dü - Flip Your Wig
Hüsker Dü
Flip Your Wig
95
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(29)
Mar 11
The Sisters of Mercy - First and Last and Always
The Sisters of Mercy
First and Last and Always
80
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(25)
Jan 1
Dinosaur Jr. - Dinosaur
Dinosaur Jr.
Dinosaur
61
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(20)
Mar 1
Meat Puppets - Up on the Sun
Meat Puppets
Up on the Sun
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(19)
Jun 28
AC/DC - Fly on the Wall
AC/DC
Fly on the Wall
45
critic score
(2)
57
user score
(18)
1985
Nico + The Faction - Camera Obscura
Nico + The Faction
Camera Obscura
50
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(17)
Oct 1
Foetus - Nail
Foetus
Nail
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(16)
Mar 27
Bon Jovi - 7800° Fahrenheit
Bon Jovi
7800° Fahrenheit
45
critic score
(2)
52
user score
(15)
Oct 29
Rush - Power Windows
Rush
Power Windows
60
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(15)
May 1
Faith No More - We Care a Lot
Faith No More
We Care a Lot
60
critic score
(1)
65
user score
(13)
Sep 16
The Waterboys - This Is the Sea
The Waterboys
This Is the Sea
90
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(13)
Oct 21
Simple Minds - Once Upon a Time
Simple Minds
Once Upon a Time
90
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(12)
Nov 9
Aerosmith - Done with Mirrors
Aerosmith
Done with Mirrors
60
critic score
(2)
58
user score
(11)
Jan 25
Phil Collins - No Jacket Required
Phil Collins
No Jacket Required
100
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(10)
Oct 14
INXS - Listen Like Thieves
INXS
Listen Like Thieves
80
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(10)
Oct 18
The Cult - Love
The Cult
Love
80
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(10)
Jun 3
Bryan Ferry - Boys and Girls
Bryan Ferry
Boys and Girls
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(9)
Nov 4
Elton John - Ice on Fire
Elton John
Ice on Fire
45
critic score
(2)
49
user score
(9)
Jun 1
Sting - The Dream of the Blue Turtles
Sting
The Dream of the Blue Turtles
80
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(8)
Oct 1
Joni Mitchell - Dog Eat Dog
Joni Mitchell
Dog Eat Dog
40
critic score
(1)
53
user score
(8)
Mar 26
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Southern Accents
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Southern Accents
70
critic score
(2)
62
user score
(7)
Jun 21
Mötley Crüe - Theatre of Pain
Mötley Crüe
Theatre of Pain
50
critic score
(2)
65
user score
(7)
Dec 1
Minutemen - 3-Way Tie (For Last)
Minutemen
3-Way Tie (For Last)
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(7)
Aug 12
Neil Young - Old Ways
Neil Young
Old Ways
60
critic score
(1)
52
user score
(5)
Oct 28
ZZ Top - Afterburner
ZZ Top
Afterburner
60
critic score
(1)
65
user score
(5)
Jun 3
Men At Work - Two Hearts
Men At Work
Two Hearts
40
critic score
(1)
60
user score
(4)
Nov 18
Stevie Nicks - Rock A Little
Stevie Nicks
Rock A Little
70
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(4)
Dec 10
Fine Young Cannibals - Fine Young Cannibals
Fine Young Cannibals
Fine Young Cannibals
80
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(3)
Jan 1
Lone Justice - Lone Justice
Lone Justice
Lone Justice
80
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(2)
1985
Leven Signs - Hemp Is Here
Leven Signs
Hemp Is Here
72
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(1)
Mar 11
Eric Clapton - Behind the Sun
Eric Clapton
Behind the Sun
60
critic score
(2)
30
user score
(1)

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