1987 Album Releases

1987
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Aug 31
Michael Jackson - Bad
Michael Jackson
Bad
84
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(288)
Sep 28
The Smiths - Strangeways, Here We Come
The Smiths
Strangeways, Here We Come
81
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(276)
Jul 21
Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
Guns N' Roses
Appetite for Destruction
90
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(272)
Mar 9
U2 - The Joshua Tree
U2
The Joshua Tree
97
critic score
(6)
85
user score
(262)
Mar 31
Prince - Sign
Prince
Sign "O" the Times
100
critic score
(6)
90
user score
(245)
Jun 1
Sonic Youth - Sister
Sonic Youth
Sister
100
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(213)
Jan 1
Swans - Children of God
Swans
Children of God
80
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(182)
May 25
The Cure - Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me
The Cure
Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me
84
critic score
(4)
82
user score
(172)
Sep 7
Pink Floyd - A Momentary Lapse of Reason
Pink Floyd
A Momentary Lapse of Reason
40
critic score
(2)
56
user score
(167)
Dec 14
Dinosaur Jr. - You're Living All Over Me
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me
86
critic score
(5)
87
user score
(164)
Jan 1
Big Black - Songs About Fucking
Big Black
Songs About Fucking
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(135)
Apr 27
David Bowie - Never Let Me Down
David Bowie
Never Let Me Down
39
critic score
(3)
43
user score
(132)
Sep 1
R.E.M. - Document
R.E.M.
Document
91
critic score
(4)
84
user score
(119)
Jul 7
Eric B. & Rakim - Paid in Full
Eric B. & Rakim
Paid in Full
93
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(117)
Sep 28
Depeche Mode - Music for the Masses
Depeche Mode
Music for the Masses
83
critic score
(4)
82
user score
(109)
Mar 30
The Smiths - Louder Than Bombs
The Smiths
Louder Than Bombs
85
critic score
(3)
90
user score
(106)
Sep 28
Pixies - Come on Pilgrim
Pixies
Come on Pilgrim
84
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(98)
Oct 18
The Jesus and Mary Chain - Darklands
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Darklands
84
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(90)
Apr 13
Fleetwood Mac - Tango In The Night
Fleetwood Mac
Tango In The Night
69
critic score
(4)
81
user score
(79)
Jul 27
Dead Can Dance - Within the Realm of a Dying Sun
Dead Can Dance
Within the Realm of a Dying Sun
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(68)
Sep 29
Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Uplift Mofo Party Plan
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Uplift Mofo Party Plan
70
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(68)
May 25
Death - Scream Bloody Gore
Death
Scream Bloody Gore
95
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(63)
Jul 7
The Replacements - Pleased to Meet Me
The Replacements
Pleased to Meet Me
87
critic score
(2)
87
user score
(60)
Aug 17
Tom Waits - Franks Wild Years
Tom Waits
Franks Wild Years
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(60)
Oct 9
Bruce Springsteen - Tunnel of Love
Bruce Springsteen
Tunnel of Love
99
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(59)
Mar 1
Butthole Surfers - Locust Abortion Technician
Butthole Surfers
Locust Abortion Technician
90
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(57)
Oct 30
George Michael - Faith
George Michael
Faith
87
critic score
(4)
81
user score
(57)
Aug 17
New Order - Substance 1987
New Order
Substance 1987
87
critic score
(3)
92
user score
(53)
Mar 22
Anthrax - Among the Living
Anthrax
Among the Living
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(50)
Sep 7
Pet Shop Boys - Actually
Pet Shop Boys
Actually
87
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(48)
Apr 1
Public Enemy - Yo! Bum Rush the Show
Public Enemy
Yo! Bum Rush the Show
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(43)
Jun 2
Whitney Houston - Whitney
Whitney Houston
Whitney
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(42)
Mar 3
Boogie Down Productions - Criminal Minded
Boogie Down Productions
Criminal Minded
100
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(37)
Jul 1
Napalm Death - Scum
Napalm Death
Scum
92
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(36)
Nov 13
The Sisters of Mercy - Floodland
The Sisters of Mercy
Floodland
83
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(35)
Sep
Spacemen 3 - The Perfect Prescription
Spacemen 3
The Perfect Prescription
95
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(31)
Oct 19
INXS - Kick
INXS
Kick
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(31)
Aug 3
Def Leppard - Hysteria
Def Leppard
Hysteria
93
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(29)
Nov 7
David Sylvian - Secrets of the Beehive
David Sylvian
Secrets of the Beehive
91
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(29)
Nov 9
Candlemass - Nightfall
Candlemass
Nightfall
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(29)
Apr 21
Testament - The Legacy
Testament
The Legacy
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(28)
Oct 30
Sepultura - Schizophrenia
Sepultura
Schizophrenia
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(27)
Nov 1
Black Sabbath - The Eternal Idol
Black Sabbath
The Eternal Idol
40
critic score
(2)
53
user score
(27)
Jan 5
Hüsker Dü - Warehouse: Songs and Stories
Hüsker Dü
Warehouse: Songs and Stories
80
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(26)
Nov 4
Sinéad O'Connor - The Lion and the Cobra
Sinéad O'Connor
The Lion and the Cobra
88
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(25)
Apr 1
Faith No More - Introduce Yourself
Faith No More
Introduce Yourself
80
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(23)
May 11
Bathory - Under the Sign of the Black Mark
Bathory
Under the Sign of the Black Mark
90
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(23)
Feb 23
The Smiths - The World Won't Listen
The Smiths
The World Won't Listen
71
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(22)
Sep 8
Rush - Hold Your Fire
Rush
Hold Your Fire
57
critic score
(3)
66
user score
(22)
Sep 17
Yes - Big Generator
Yes
Big Generator
40
critic score
(1)
52
user score
(21)
Jun 1
Dead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death
Dead Kennedys
Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death
80
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(20)
Jan 6
The Flaming Lips - Oh My Gawd!!!
The Flaming Lips
Oh My Gawd!!!
60
critic score
(1)
65
user score
(19)
Feb 24
King Diamond - Abigail
King Diamond
Abigail
90
critic score
(1)
88
user score
(19)
Feb 25
Madonna - La Isla Bonita
Madonna
La Isla Bonita
40
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(19)
Aug 18
Aerosmith - Permanent Vacation
Aerosmith
Permanent Vacation
60
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(19)
Nov 10
Cher - Cher
Cher
Cher
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(19)
May 1
Pulp - Freaks
Pulp
Freaks
58
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(17)
Aug 1
Midnight Oil - Diesel and Dust
Midnight Oil
Diesel and Dust
85
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(16)
Aug 16
Mayhem - Deathcrush
Mayhem
Deathcrush
78
user score
(16)
Jul 21
Madonna - Who's That Girl
Madonna
Who's That Girl
33
critic score
(2)
62
user score
(15)
Sep 1
Primal Scream - Sonic Flower Groove
Primal Scream
Sonic Flower Groove
60
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(15)
Oct 13
Sting - ...Nothing Like the Sun
Sting
...Nothing Like the Sun
90
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(15)
Apr 1
Suzanne Vega - Solitude Standing
Suzanne Vega
Solitude Standing
90
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(14)
Apr 6
The Cult - Electric
The Cult
Electric
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(14)
Apr 27
Wire - The Ideal Copy
Wire
The Ideal Copy
60
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(14)
Jun 30
Madonna - Who's That Girl
Madonna
Who's That Girl
62
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(14)
Oct 20
Legião Urbana - Que País é Este
Legião Urbana
Que País é Este
90
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(14)
Nov 2
George Harrison - Cloud Nine
George Harrison
Cloud Nine
75
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(14)
Sep 10
Embrace. - Embrace
Embrace.
Embrace
80
user score
(13)
May 23
Helloween - Keeper of the Seven Keys: Part I
Helloween
Keeper of the Seven Keys: Part I
90
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(12)
Jan 1
Melvins - Gluey Porch Treatments
Melvins
Gluey Porch Treatments
80
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(11)
Jul 6
Echo & the Bunnymen - Echo & the Bunnymen
Echo & the Bunnymen
Echo & the Bunnymen
73
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(11)
Jul 27
Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
Rick Astley
Never Gonna Give You Up
67
user score
(11)
Oct 1
The Wedding Present - George Best
The Wedding Present
George Best
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(11)
Oct 15
Joe Satriani - Surfing With The Alien
Joe Satriani
Surfing With The Alien
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(11)
Nov 1
My Bloody Valentine - Ecstasy
My Bloody Valentine
Ecstasy
50
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(11)
Jan 1
Yo La Tengo - New Wave Hot Dogs
Yo La Tengo
New Wave Hot Dogs
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(10)
Apr 3
Voivod - Killing Technology
Voivod
Killing Technology
85
critic score
(2)
88
user score
(10)
Apr 23
Death Angel - The Ultra-Violence
Death Angel
The Ultra-Violence
60
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(10)
May 15
Mötley Crüe - Girls, Girls, Girls
Mötley Crüe
Girls, Girls, Girls
70
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(10)
Jun 11
LL Cool J - Bigger and Deffer
LL Cool J
Bigger and Deffer
70
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(10)
Jul 27
10,000 Maniacs - In My Tribe
10,000 Maniacs
In My Tribe
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(10)
Aug 1
My Bloody Valentine - Strawberry Wine
My Bloody Valentine
Strawberry Wine
75
user score
(10)
Sep 22
Kreator - Terrible Certainty
Kreator
Terrible Certainty
90
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(10)
Nov 9
Eurythmics - Savage
Eurythmics
Savage
50
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(10)
Mar 30
Erasure - The Circus
Erasure
The Circus
60
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(9)
Jun
Felt - Poem of the River
Felt
Poem of the River
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(9)
Sep 7
Michael Jackson - Bad
Michael Jackson
Bad
83
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(9)
Sep 15
Ramones - Halfway to Sanity
Ramones
Halfway to Sanity
30
critic score
(1)
56
user score
(9)
Oct 5
Belinda Carlisle - Heaven on Earth
Belinda Carlisle
Heaven on Earth
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(9)
Nov 2
Celtic Frost - Into the Pandemonium
Celtic Frost
Into the Pandemonium
90
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(9)
Nov 23
Titãs - Jesus não Tem Dentes no País dos Banguelas
Titãs
Jesus não Tem Dentes no País dos Banguelas
60
critic score
(1)
88
user score
(9)
1987
Ramleh - Hole In The Heart
Ramleh
Hole In The Heart
88
user score
(8)
Jan 1
Descendents - ALL
Descendents
ALL
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(8)
Mar 19
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Rock the House
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
Rock the House
80
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(8)
Apr 21
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Let Me Up (I've Had Enough)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Let Me Up (I've Had Enough)
60
critic score
(2)
54
user score
(8)
May 21
The Blue Hearts - The Blue Hearts
The Blue Hearts
The Blue Hearts
60
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(8)
Jun 15
Roger Waters - Radio K.A.O.S.
Roger Waters
Radio K.A.O.S.
70
critic score
(1)
69
user score
(8)
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