1986 Album Releases

1986
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Jun 16
The Smiths - The Queen is Dead
The Smiths
The Queen is Dead
100
critic score
(4)
89
user score
(2,618)
Mar 3
Metallica - Master of Puppets
Metallica
Master of Puppets
99
critic score
(6)
88
user score
(1,626)
Nov 15
Beastie Boys - Licensed to Ill
Beastie Boys
Licensed to Ill
93
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(721)
Jun 30
Madonna - True Blue
Madonna
True Blue
79
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(650)
Oct 7
Slayer - Reign in Blood
Slayer
Reign in Blood
90
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(540)
Aug 12
Paul Simon - Graceland
Paul Simon
Graceland
100
critic score
(5)
84
user score
(538)
May 1
Sonic Youth - EVOL
Sonic Youth
EVOL
89
critic score
(5)
81
user score
(452)
Jan 1
Swans - Greed
Swans
Greed
80
critic score
(1)
65
user score
(418)
Feb 2
Janet Jackson - Control
Janet Jackson
Control
90
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(407)
Mar 27
Swans - Holy Money
Swans
Holy Money
90
critic score
(1)
69
user score
(395)
Oct 1
Megadeth - Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?
Megadeth
Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?
90
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(350)
Feb 17
Talk Talk - The Colour of Spring
Talk Talk
The Colour of Spring
85
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(322)
Sep 29
New Order - Brotherhood
New Order
Brotherhood
80
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(309)
Mar 17
Depeche Mode - Black Celebration
Depeche Mode
Black Celebration
85
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(298)
May 19
Peter Gabriel - So
Peter Gabriel
So
88
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(295)
Nov 3
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Your Funeral... My Trial
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Your Funeral... My Trial
82
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(275)
1986
Arthur Russell - World of Echo
Arthur Russell
World of Echo
87
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(272)
Oct 27
XTC - Skylarking
XTC
Skylarking
98
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(263)
Sep 29
Iron Maiden - Somewhere in Time
Iron Maiden
Somewhere in Time
70
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(256)
Oct 7
Talking Heads - True Stories
Talking Heads
True Stories
63
critic score
(3)
62
user score
(255)
Jan 1
Big Black - Atomizer
Big Black
Atomizer
90
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(254)
Jun 2
Queen - A Kind of Magic
Queen
A Kind of Magic
42
critic score
(3)
62
user score
(234)
Apr 14
Cocteau Twins - Victorialand
Cocteau Twins
Victorialand
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(229)
May 15
Run-D.M.C. - Raising Hell
Run-D.M.C.
Raising Hell
92
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(225)
Jul 28
R.E.M. - Lifes Rich Pageant
R.E.M.
Lifes Rich Pageant
90
critic score
(4)
80
user score
(208)
Jun 10
Candlemass - Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
Candlemass
Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
90
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(202)
Aug 18
Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet
Bon Jovi
Slippery When Wet
80
critic score
(2)
63
user score
(183)
Aug 18
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Kicking Against the Pricks
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Kicking Against the Pricks
70
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(180)
Nov 10
Cocteau Twins & Harold Budd - The Moon and the Melodies
Cocteau Twins & Harold Budd
The Moon and the Melodies
70
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(141)
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Jun 9
Genesis - Invisible Touch
Genesis
Invisible Touch
70
critic score
(2)
65
user score
(137)
Mar 24
Pet Shop Boys - Please
Pet Shop Boys
Please
80
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(128)
Nov 10
Kraftwerk - Electric Café
Kraftwerk
Electric Café
60
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(122)
1986
Coil - Horse Rotorvator
Coil
Horse Rotorvator
100
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(110)
Nov 1
Bad Brains - I Against I
Bad Brains
I Against I
94
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(110)
Apr 22
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Tinderbox
Siouxsie and the Banshees
Tinderbox
80
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(108)
1986
Hiroshi Yoshimura - Green
Hiroshi Yoshimura
Green
74
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(107)
1986
Swans - Public Castration Is a Good Idea
Swans
Public Castration Is a Good Idea
75
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(99)
Jan 28
Black Sabbath - Seventh Star
Black Sabbath
Seventh Star
50
critic score
(2)
49
user score
(99)
Jun 25
Momoko Kikuchi - Adventure
Momoko Kikuchi
Adventure
81
user score
(97)
Sep
Felt - Forever Breathes the Lonely Word
Felt
Forever Breathes the Lonely Word
92
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(93)
Feb 24
Kate Bush - Hounds of Love
Kate Bush
Hounds of Love
94
user score
(88)
Nov 4
They Might Be Giants - They Might Be Giants
They Might Be Giants
They Might Be Giants
80
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(88)
Jul 2
Legião Urbana - Dois
Legião Urbana
Dois
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(87)
Jul 14
Bob Dylan - Knocked Out Loaded
Bob Dylan
Knocked Out Loaded
47
critic score
(4)
38
user score
(86)
1986
Swans - Time Is Money (Bastard)
Swans
Time Is Money (Bastard)
90
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(81)
Nov 10
Soda Stereo - Signos
Soda Stereo
Signos
90
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(81)
Mar 24
The Rolling Stones - Dirty Work
The Rolling Stones
Dirty Work
70
critic score
(2)
53
user score
(80)
Mar 1
Hüsker Dü - Candy Apple Grey
Hüsker Dü
Candy Apple Grey
75
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(78)
Jul 2
Metallica - Master Of Puppets
Metallica
Master Of Puppets
95
user score
(76)
Sep 1
The Chameleons - Strange Times
The Chameleons
Strange Times
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(73)
Nov 17
The The - Infected
The The
Infected
90
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(73)
Mar 23
Siekiera - Nowa Aleksandria
Siekiera
Nowa Aleksandria
82
user score
(68)
Mar 20
Anita Baker - Rapture
Anita Baker
Rapture
95
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(63)
Mar 24
Van Halen - 5150
Van Halen
5150
70
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(63)
Jun 25
Titãs - Cabeça Dinossauro
Titãs
Cabeça Dinossauro
90
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(63)
Nov 1
Kreator - Pleasure to Kill
Kreator
Pleasure to Kill
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(61)
Jan 21
The Flaming Lips - Hear It Is
The Flaming Lips
Hear It Is
50
critic score
(1)
58
user score
(59)
1986
Swans - A Screw
Swans
A Screw
80
critic score
(1)
63
user score
(57)
Aug 11
Akina Nakamori - 不思議 Fushigi
Akina Nakamori
不思議 Fushigi
79
user score
(56)
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