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The Highest Rated Albums of 1989

1. Pixies - Doolittle

Pixies - Doolittle
April 18, 1989
Critic Score
100
5 reviews

4. Voivod - Nothingface

Voivod - Nothingface
October 13, 1989
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

5. Neil Young - Freedom

Neil Young - Freedom
October 2, 1989
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

6. Beastie Boys - Paul's Boutique

Beastie Boys - Paul's Boutique
July 25, 1989
Critic Score
94
5 reviews

8. Galaxie 500 - On Fire

Galaxie 500 - On Fire
September 1, 1989
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

9. Kate Bush - The Sensual World

Kate Bush - The Sensual World
October 16, 1989
Critic Score
92
2 reviews

10. Godflesh - Streetcleaner

Godflesh - Streetcleaner
November 13, 1989
Critic Score
91
3 reviews

11. Lisa Stansfield - Affection

Lisa Stansfield - Affection
November 20, 1989
Critic Score
91
2 reviews

12. De La Soul - 3 Feet High and Rising

De La Soul - 3 Feet High and Rising
March 3, 1989
Critic Score
90
4 reviews

14. The The - Mind Bomb

The The - Mind Bomb
July 11, 1989
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

17. Rollins Band - Hard Volume

Rollins Band - Hard Volume
January 1, 1989
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

18. Madonna - Like a Prayer

Madonna - Like a Prayer
March 21, 1989
Critic Score
88
6 reviews

20. Bonnie Raitt - Nick of Time

Bonnie Raitt - Nick of Time
March 21, 1989
Critic Score
87
3 reviews

21. Lou Reed - New York

Lou Reed - New York
January 10, 1989
Critic Score
87
3 reviews

22. Amina - Yalil

Amina - Yalil
January 1, 1989
Critic Score
87
2 reviews

23. The Tragically Hip - Up to Here

The Tragically Hip - Up to Here
September 5, 1989
Critic Score
86
2 reviews

24. Eric Clapton - Journeyman

Eric Clapton - Journeyman
November 7, 1989
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

25. David Byrne - Rei Momo

David Byrne - Rei Momo
October 3, 1989
Critic Score
85
2 reviews
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