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The Best Art Rock Albums of the 1980s

1.

The Velvet Underground - VU
February 5, 1985
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

2.

David Bowie - Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)
September 12, 1980
Critic Score
90
3 reviews

3.

Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel
May 23, 1980
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

5.

Phew - Phew
June 25, 1981
Critic Score
90
1 review

6.

Captain Beefheart - Ice Cream For Crow
August 1, 1982
Critic Score
90
1 review

9.

John Cale - Music for a New Society
September 1, 1982
Critic Score
88
2 reviews

13.

King Crimson - Discipline
September 22, 1981
Critic Score
80
3 reviews

14.

Pere Ubu - The Tenement Year
March 1, 1988
Critic Score
80
1 review

15.

Barnes & Barnes - Voobaha
August 0, 1980
Critic Score
80
1 review

16.

The Durutti Column - Vini Reilly
March 0, 1989
Critic Score
80
1 review

17.

Felt - Space Blues
August 0, 1988
Critic Score
80
1 review

18.

The Durutti Column - LC
November 0, 1981
Critic Score
80
1 review

19.

The Police - Ghost in the Machine
October 2, 1981
Critic Score
75
2 reviews

20.

King Crimson - Beat
June 18, 1982
Critic Score
73
3 reviews

21.

Scott Walker - Climate of Hunter
March 1, 1984
Critic Score
70
1 review

22.

King Crimson - Three of a Perfect Pair
March 27, 1984
Critic Score
60
3 reviews

24.

The Durutti Column - Circuses & Bread
September 0, 1986
Critic Score
60
1 review

25.

Barnes & Barnes - Spazchow
November 0, 1981
Critic Score
60
1 review
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