The Best Jangle Pop Albums of the 1980s

1. The Smiths - The Queen is Dead

The Smiths - The Queen is Dead
June 16, 1986
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

2. The Soft Boys - Underwater Moonlight

The Soft Boys - Underwater Moonlight
June 28, 1980
Critic Score
95
3 reviews

3. The House of Love - The House of Love

The House of Love - The House of Love
January 1, 1988
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

4. R.E.M. - Murmur

R.E.M. - Murmur
April 12, 1983
Critic Score
95
7 reviews

5. Various Artists - C86

Various Artists - C86
May 1, 1986
Critic Score
91
2 reviews

6. The Smiths - The Smiths

The Smiths - The Smiths
February 20, 1984
Critic Score
91
5 reviews

8. The Triffids - Born Sandy Devotional

The Triffids - Born Sandy Devotional
March 1, 1986
Critic Score
90
1 review

9. The dB's - Stands for Decibels

The dB's - Stands for Decibels
January 1, 1981
Critic Score
90
1 review

10. Felt - Forever Breathes the Lonely Word

Felt - Forever Breathes the Lonely Word
September 0, 1986
Critic Score
90
1 review

11. Felt - Me and a Monkey on the Moon

Felt - Me and a Monkey on the Moon
November 13, 1989
Critic Score
90
1 review

12. Game Theory - The Big Shot Chronicles

Game Theory - The Big Shot Chronicles
November 1, 1986
Critic Score
90
1 review

14. Ian McCulloch - Candleland

Ian McCulloch - Candleland
September 17, 1989
Critic Score
90
1 review

15. The Go-Betweens - 16 Lovers Lane

The Go-Betweens - 16 Lovers Lane
August 1, 1988
Critic Score
87
3 reviews

16. Aztec Camera - High Land, Hard Rain

Aztec Camera - High Land, Hard Rain
April 1, 1983
Critic Score
86
4 reviews

17. The Feelies - Only Life

The Feelies - Only Life
September 13, 1988
Critic Score
82
4 reviews

18. Felt - Ballad of the Band

Felt - Ballad of the Band
May 0, 1986
Critic Score
80
1 review

19. The Smiths - This Charming Man

The Smiths - This Charming Man
October 31, 1983
Critic Score
80
1 review

20. Felt - The Pictorial Jackson Review

Felt - The Pictorial Jackson Review
March 0, 1988
Critic Score
80
1 review

23. The Wedding Present - George Best

The Wedding Present - George Best
October 1, 1987
Critic Score
80
1 review

24. Felt - Poem of the River

Felt - Poem of the River
June 0, 1987
Critic Score
80
1 review

25. The Smiths - The Peel Session

The Smiths - The Peel Session
January 1, 1988
Critic Score
80
1 review
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