The Highest Rated Albums of 1987

1. Prince - Sign "O" the Times

Prince - Sign
March 31, 1987
Critic Score
100
6 reviews

3. Sonic Youth - Sister

Sonic Youth - Sister
June 1, 1987
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

4. Bruce Springsteen - Tunnel of Love

Bruce Springsteen - Tunnel of Love
October 9, 1987
Critic Score
99
4 reviews

5. U2 - The Joshua Tree

U2 - The Joshua Tree
March 9, 1987
Critic Score
97
6 reviews

6. Spacemen 3 - The Perfect Prescription

Spacemen 3 - The Perfect Prescription
September 0, 1987
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

7. Death - Scream Bloody Gore

Death - Scream Bloody Gore
May 25, 1987
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

8. Def Leppard - Hysteria

Def Leppard - Hysteria
August 3, 1987
Critic Score
93
3 reviews

9. Eric B. & Rakim - Paid in Full

Eric B. & Rakim - Paid in Full
July 7, 1987
Critic Score
93
3 reviews

10. Napalm Death - Scum

Napalm Death - Scum
July 1, 1987
Critic Score
92
2 reviews

11. R.E.M. - Document

R.E.M. - Document
September 1, 1987
Critic Score
91
4 reviews

12. David Sylvian - Secrets of the Beehive

David Sylvian - Secrets of the Beehive
November 7, 1987
Critic Score
91
2 reviews

14. Game Theory - Lolita Nation

Game Theory - Lolita Nation
December 1, 1987
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

15. Sting - ...Nothing Like the Sun

Sting - ...Nothing Like the Sun
October 13, 1987
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

16. Helloween - Keeper of the Seven Keys: Part I

Helloween - Keeper of the Seven Keys: Part I
May 23, 1987
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

18. George Michael - Faith

George Michael - Faith
October 30, 1987
Critic Score
87
4 reviews

19. The Judds - Christmas Time with the Judds

The Judds - Christmas Time with the Judds
September 29, 1987
Critic Score
87
2 reviews

20. Pet Shop Boys - Actually

Pet Shop Boys - Actually
September 7, 1987
Critic Score
87
2 reviews

22. John Tchicai Group - Timo's Message

John Tchicai Group - Timo's Message
January 1, 1987
Critic Score
87
2 reviews

24. Grateful Dead - In the Dark

Grateful Dead - In the Dark
July 6, 1987
Critic Score
86
2 reviews

25. Pharoah Sanders - Africa

Pharoah Sanders - Africa
April 1, 1987
Critic Score
86
2 reviews
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