1986 Pop Album Releases

1986
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Jun 30
Madonna - True Blue
Madonna
True Blue
79
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(630)
Aug 12
Paul Simon - Graceland
Paul Simon
Graceland
100
critic score
(5)
84
user score
(505)
Feb 2
Janet Jackson - Control
Janet Jackson
Control
90
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(389)
Feb 17
Talk Talk - The Colour of Spring
Talk Talk
The Colour of Spring
85
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(307)
Sep 29
New Order - Brotherhood
New Order
Brotherhood
80
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(298)
Mar 17
Depeche Mode - Black Celebration
Depeche Mode
Black Celebration
85
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(283)
May 19
Peter Gabriel - So
Peter Gabriel
So
88
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(277)
1986
Arthur Russell - World of Echo
Arthur Russell
World of Echo
87
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(257)
Oct 27
XTC - Skylarking
XTC
Skylarking
98
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(252)
Oct 7
Talking Heads - True Stories
Talking Heads
True Stories
63
critic score
(3)
62
user score
(241)
Aug 18
Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet
Bon Jovi
Slippery When Wet
80
critic score
(2)
64
user score
(172)
Jun 9
Genesis - Invisible Touch
Genesis
Invisible Touch
70
critic score
(2)
65
user score
(126)
Mar 24
Pet Shop Boys - Please
Pet Shop Boys
Please
80
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(122)
Nov 10
Kraftwerk - Electric Café
Kraftwerk
Electric Café
60
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(117)
Jun 25
Momoko Kikuchi - Adventure
Momoko Kikuchi
Adventure
80
user score
(90)
Feb 24
Kate Bush - Hounds of Love
Kate Bush
Hounds of Love
94
user score
(87)
Jul 14
Bob Dylan - Knocked Out Loaded
Bob Dylan
Knocked Out Loaded
47
critic score
(4)
37
user score
(81)
Nov 10
Soda Stereo - Signos
Soda Stereo
Signos
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(78)
Nov 17
The The - Infected
The The
Infected
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(67)
Aug 11
Akina Nakamori - 不思議 Fushigi
Akina Nakamori
不思議 Fushigi
79
user score
(54)
Aug 22
Paul McCartney - Press to Play
Paul McCartney
Press to Play
45
critic score
(2)
45
user score
(54)
Sep 15
Cyndi Lauper - True Colors
Cyndi Lauper
True Colors
70
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(52)
Jun 11
Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
Madonna
Papa Don't Preach
50
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(44)
Apr 28
Kate Bush - The Big Sky
Kate Bush
The Big Sky
95
user score
(42)
Oct 6
a-ha - Scoundrel Days
a-ha
Scoundrel Days
70
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(42)
Nov 18
Duran Duran - Notorious
Duran Duran
Notorious
50
critic score
(2)
64
user score
(40)
Jun 1
Crowded House - Crowded House
Crowded House
Crowded House
65
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(39)
Jul 29
Billy Joel - The Bridge
Billy Joel
The Bridge
65
critic score
(2)
63
user score
(39)
Aug 20
Huey Lewis & The News - Fore!
Huey Lewis & The News
Fore!
60
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(36)
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Sep 15
Los Prisioneros - Pateando Piedras
Los Prisioneros
Pateando Piedras
83
user score
(34)
Mar 26
Madonna - Live to Tell
Madonna
Live to Tell
50
critic score
(1)
89
user score
(33)
Sep 15
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Blood & Chocolate
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Blood & Chocolate
87
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(33)
Feb 21
Elvis Costello - King of America
Elvis Costello
King of America
84
critic score
(7)
81
user score
(32)
Oct 23
Iggy Pop - Blah Blah Blah
Iggy Pop
Blah Blah Blah
50
critic score
(2)
61
user score
(32)
Oct 31
Bon Jovi - Livin' On a Prayer
Bon Jovi
Livin' On a Prayer
60
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(32)
Jul 26
Neil Young - Landing on Water
Neil Young
Landing on Water
40
critic score
(1)
40
user score
(31)
Sep 13
David Sylvian - Gone to Earth
David Sylvian
Gone to Earth
84
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(31)
Nov 19
Madonna - Open Your Heart
Madonna
Open Your Heart
50
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(30)
Jan 2
The Bangles - Different Light
Bangles
Different Light
63
critic score
(3)
70
user score
(26)
Sep 17
Madonna - True Blue
Madonna
True Blue
76
user score
(26)
Jan 1
Lou Reed - Mistrial
Lou Reed
Mistrial
60
critic score
(1)
51
user score
(23)
Nov 14
Grace Jones - Inside Story
Grace Jones
Inside Story
70
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(23)
Apr 25
Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
Peter Gabriel
Sledgehammer
100
critic score
(1)
89
user score
(21)
Jul 1
Wham! - Music from the Edge of Heaven
Wham!
Music from the Edge of Heaven
70
critic score
(1)
69
user score
(21)
May 1
Erasure - Wonderland
Erasure
Wonderland
90
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(20)
Nov 10
Kate Bush - The Whole Story
Kate Bush
The Whole Story
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(20)
Sep 23
Tina Turner - Break Every Rule
Tina Turner
Break Every Rule
60
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(19)
Apr 1
Mylène Farmer - Cendres de Lune
Mylène Farmer
Cendres de Lune
40
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(18)
Nov 5
New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle
New Order
Bizarre Love Triangle
50
critic score
(1)
95
user score
(18)
Mar 1
R. Stevie Moore - Glad Music
R. Stevie Moore
Glad Music
83
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(17)
Aug 5
Lionel Richie - Dancing on the Ceiling
Lionel Richie
Dancing on the Ceiling
80
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(17)
Sep 1
The Human League - Crash
The Human League
Crash
55
critic score
(2)
62
user score
(17)
Sep 1
Sparks - Music That You Can Dance To
Sparks
Music That You Can Dance To
60
critic score
(1)
59
user score
(17)
Sep 29
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - The Pacific Age
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
The Pacific Age
50
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(15)
Mar 17
Queen - A Kind of Magic
Queen
A Kind of Magic
83
user score
(14)
Sep 8
The B-52's - Bouncing Off the Satellites
The B-52's
Bouncing Off the Satellites
40
critic score
(2)
63
user score
(14)
Nov 3
Elton John - Leather Jackets
Elton John
Leather Jackets
25
critic score
(2)
38
user score
(14)
Mar 3
Cyndi Lauper - True Colors
Cyndi Lauper
True Colors
89
user score
(13)
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