AOTY 2018

1987 Album Releases

1987
+ Filter
Mar 9
U2 - The Joshua Tree
U2
The Joshua Tree
97
critic score
(6)
85
user score
(203)
Sep 28
The Smiths - Strangeways, Here We Come
The Smiths
Strangeways, Here We Come
81
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(188)
Jul 21
Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
Guns N' Roses
Appetite for Destruction
90
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(187)
Aug 31
Michael Jackson - Bad
Michael Jackson
Bad
84
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(187)
Mar 31
Prince - Sign
Prince
Sign "O" the Times
100
critic score
(6)
90
user score
(170)
Jun 1
Sonic Youth - Sister
Sonic Youth
Sister
100
critic score
(3)
87
user score
(139)
Dec 14
Dinosaur Jr. - You're Living All Over Me
Dinosaur Jr.
You're Living All Over Me
86
critic score
(5)
88
user score
(121)
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
(106)
Sep 7
Pink Floyd - A Momentary Lapse of Reason
Pink Floyd
A Momentary Lapse of Reason
40
critic score
(2)
58
user score
(93)
Apr 27
David Bowie - Never Let Me Down
David Bowie
Never Let Me Down
39
critic score
(3)
45
user score
(84)
Sep 28
Depeche Mode - Music for the Masses
Depeche Mode
Music for the Masses
80
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(83)
Sep 1
R.E.M. - Document
R.E.M.
Document
91
critic score
(4)
84
user score
(80)
Mar 30
The Smiths - Louder Than Bombs
The Smiths
Louder Than Bombs
85
critic score
(3)
91
user score
(77)
Jan 1
Swans - Children of God
Swans
Children of God
80
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(75)
Oct 18
The Jesus and Mary Chain - Darklands
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Darklands
84
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(74)
Sep 28
Pixies - Come on Pilgrim
Pixies
Come on Pilgrim
84
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(69)
Jul 7
Eric B. & Rakim - Paid in Full
Eric B. & Rakim
Paid in Full
93
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(65)
Jan 1
Big Black - Songs About Fucking
Big Black
Songs About Fucking
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(62)
Apr 13
Fleetwood Mac - Tango In The Night
Fleetwood Mac
Tango In The Night
69
critic score
(4)
81
user score
(53)
Jul 7
The Replacements - Pleased to Meet Me
The Replacements
Pleased to Meet Me
87
critic score
(2)
87
user score
(52)
Sep 29
Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Uplift Mofo Party Plan
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Uplift Mofo Party Plan
70
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(51)
Oct 9
Bruce Springsteen - Tunnel of Love
Bruce Springsteen
Tunnel of Love
99
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(47)
Aug 17
New Order - Substance 1987
New Order
Substance 1987
87
critic score
(3)
92
user score
(46)
Aug 17
Tom Waits - Franks Wild Years
Tom Waits
Franks Wild Years
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(45)
Oct 30
George Michael - Faith
George Michael
Faith
87
critic score
(4)
82
user score
(42)
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)
82
user score
(40)
Sep 7
Pet Shop Boys - Actually
Pet Shop Boys
Actually
87
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(36)
Mar 1
Butthole Surfers - Locust Abortion Technician
Butthole Surfers
Locust Abortion Technician
90
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(34)
Apr 1
Public Enemy - Yo! Bum Rush the Show
Public Enemy
Yo! Bum Rush the Show
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(28)
May 25
Death - Scream Bloody Gore
Death
Scream Bloody Gore
95
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(28)
Nov 13
The Sisters of Mercy - Floodland
The Sisters of Mercy
Floodland
83
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(27)
Jun 2
Whitney Houston - Whitney
Whitney Houston
Whitney
80
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(26)
Oct 19
INXS - Kick
INXS
Kick
90
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(23)
Mar 3
Boogie Down Productions - Criminal Minded
Boogie Down Productions
Criminal Minded
100
critic score
(2)
87
user score
(22)
Jan 5
Hüsker Dü - Warehouse: Songs and Stories
Hüsker Dü
Warehouse: Songs and Stories
80
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(21)
Mar 22
Anthrax - Among the Living
Anthrax
Among the Living
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(21)
Sep
Spacemen 3 - The Perfect Prescription
Spacemen 3
The Perfect Prescription
95
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(21)
Aug 3
Def Leppard - Hysteria
Def Leppard
Hysteria
93
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(19)
Apr 1
Faith No More - Introduce Yourself
Faith No More
Introduce Yourself
80
critic score
(1)
66
user score
(18)
Jul 1
Napalm Death - Scum
Napalm Death
Scum
92
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(17)
Jan 6
The Flaming Lips - Oh My Gawd!!!
The Flaming Lips
Oh My Gawd!!!
60
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(16)
Feb 23
The Smiths - The World Won't Listen
The Smiths
The World Won't Listen
71
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(16)
Nov 9
Candlemass - Nightfall
Candlemass
Nightfall
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(16)
Nov 1
Black Sabbath - The Eternal Idol
Black Sabbath
The Eternal Idol
40
critic score
(2)
52
user score
(15)
Nov 7
David Sylvian - Secrets of the Beehive
David Sylvian
Secrets of the Beehive
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(15)
Apr 21
Testament - The Legacy
Testament
The Legacy
90
critic score
(1)
88
user score
(14)
Aug 18
Aerosmith - Permanent Vacation
Aerosmith
Permanent Vacation
60
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(14)
Sep 17
Yes - Big Generator
Yes
Big Generator
40
critic score
(1)
47
user score
(14)
Nov 4
Sinéad O'Connor - The Lion and the Cobra
Sinéad O'Connor
The Lion and the Cobra
88
critic score
(4)
84
user score
(14)
May 1
Pulp - Freaks
Pulp
Freaks
58
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(13)
Sep 1
Primal Scream - Sonic Flower Groove
Primal Scream
Sonic Flower Groove
60
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(13)
Sep 8
Rush - Hold Your Fire
Rush
Hold Your Fire
57
critic score
(3)
63
user score
(13)
Oct 13
Sting - ...Nothing Like the Sun
Sting
...Nothing Like the Sun
90
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(12)
Apr 27
Wire - The Ideal Copy
Wire
The Ideal Copy
60
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(11)
Oct 30
Sepultura - Schizophrenia
Sepultura
Schizophrenia
80
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(11)
Nov 10
Cher - Cher
Cher
Cher
80
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(11)
Feb 25
Madonna - La Isla Bonita
Madonna
La Isla Bonita
40
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(10)
Apr 6
The Cult - Electric
The Cult
Electric
90
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(10)
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
(9)
Jul 6
Echo & the Bunnymen - Echo & the Bunnymen
Echo & the Bunnymen
Echo & the Bunnymen
73
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(9)
Aug 1
Midnight Oil - Diesel and Dust
Midnight Oil
Diesel and Dust
85
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(9)
Sep 15
Ramones - Halfway to Sanity
Ramones
Halfway to Sanity
30
critic score
(1)
50
user score
(9)
Nov 1
My Bloody Valentine - Ecstasy
My Bloody Valentine
Ecstasy
50
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(9)
Jan 1
Melvins - Gluey Porch Treatments
Melvins
Gluey Porch Treatments
80
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(8)
Feb 24
King Diamond - Abigail
King Diamond
Abigail
88
user score
(8)
Apr 1
Suzanne Vega - Solitude Standing
Suzanne Vega
Solitude Standing
90
critic score
(1)
65
user score
(8)
Jul 21
Madonna - Who's That Girl
Madonna
Who's That Girl
33
critic score
(2)
64
user score
(8)
Oct 1
The Wedding Present - George Best
The Wedding Present
George Best
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(8)
Oct 5
Belinda Carlisle - Heaven on Earth
Belinda Carlisle
Heaven on Earth
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(8)
Oct 20
Legião Urbana - Que País é Este
Legião Urbana
Que País é Este
90
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(8)
Nov 2
George Harrison - Cloud Nine
George Harrison
Cloud Nine
75
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(8)
Jan 1
Yo La Tengo - New Wave Hot Dogs
Yo La Tengo
New Wave Hot Dogs
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(7)
Mar 30
Erasure - The Circus
Erasure
The Circus
60
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(7)
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)
56
user score
(7)
Jun 30
Madonna - Who's That Girl
Madonna
Who's That Girl
40
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(7)
Oct 15
Joe Satriani - Surfing With The Alien
Joe Satriani
Surfing With The Alien
90
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(7)
Nov 9
Eurythmics - Savage
Eurythmics
Savage
50
critic score
(2)
64
user score
(7)
Nov 16
Rick Astley - Whenever You Need Somebody
Rick Astley
Whenever You Need Somebody
80
critic score
(1)
49
user score
(7)
Mar 19
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Rock the House
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
Rock the House
80
critic score
(1)
69
user score
(6)
Mar 23
Laibach - Opus Dei
Laibach
Opus Dei
80
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(6)
Apr 3
Voivod - Killing Technology
Voivod
Killing Technology
85
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(6)
May 23
Helloween - Keeper of the Seven Keys: Part I
Helloween
Keeper of the Seven Keys: Part I
90
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(6)
Jun
Felt - Poem of the River
Felt
Poem of the River
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(6)
Jun 1
Dead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death
Dead Kennedys
Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death
80
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(6)
Jun 9
Suicidal Tendencies - Join the Army
Suicidal Tendencies
Join the Army
60
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(6)
Aug 16
Mayhem - Deathcrush
Mayhem
Deathcrush
81
user score
(6)
Oct 1
The Communards - Red
The Communards
Red
90
critic score
(1)
69
user score
(6)
1987
Blind Idiot God - Blind Idiot God
Blind Idiot God
Blind Idiot God
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(5)
May 15
Mötley Crüe - Girls, Girls, Girls
Mötley Crüe
Girls, Girls, Girls
80
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(5)
May 21
The Blue Hearts - The Blue Hearts
The Blue Hearts
The Blue Hearts
71
user score
(5)
Jun 11
LL Cool J - Bigger and Deffer
LL Cool J
Bigger and Deffer
70
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(5)
Jun 15
Roger Waters - Radio K.A.O.S.
Roger Waters
Radio K.A.O.S.
70
critic score
(1)
63
user score
(5)
Jul 6
Grateful Dead - In the Dark
Grateful Dead
In the Dark
86
critic score
(2)
62
user score
(5)
Jul 27
10,000 Maniacs - In My Tribe
10,000 Maniacs
In My Tribe
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(5)
Aug 1
The Dukes Of Stratosphear - Psonic Psunspot
The Dukes Of Stratosphear
Psonic Psunspot
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(5)
Aug 21
Metallica - The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited
Metallica
The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited
60
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(5)
Aug 25
The Cars - Door to Door
The Cars
Door to Door
25
critic score
(2)
46
user score
(5)
Sep 14
Public Image Ltd. - Happy?
Public Image Ltd.
Happy?
60
critic score
(1)
63
user score
(5)
NEXT »

2018 Playlist
AOTY Discord
Forums
Vinyl Me, Please