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Best Albums of the 1980s by User Score

1. Kate Bush - Hounds of Love

Kate Bush - Hounds of Love
September 16th, 1985
USER SCORE
92
383 reviews

2. Talking Heads - Remain in Light

Talking Heads - Remain in Light
October 8th, 1980
USER SCORE
92
522 reviews

3. The Smiths - The Queen is Dead

The Smiths - The Queen is Dead
June 16th, 1986
USER SCORE
92
580 reviews

4. Pixies - Doolittle

Pixies - Doolittle
April 18th, 1989
USER SCORE
91
564 reviews

5. Joy Division - Closer

Joy Division - Closer
July 18th, 1980
USER SCORE
91
438 reviews

6. Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain

Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain
June 25th, 1984
USER SCORE
91
302 reviews

7. Philip Glass - Glassworks

Philip Glass - Glassworks
January 1st, 1982
USER SCORE
91
30 reviews

8. The Cure - Disintegration

The Cure - Disintegration
May 1st, 1989
USER SCORE
90
322 reviews

9. Kate Bush - The Dreaming

Kate Bush - The Dreaming
September 13th, 1982
USER SCORE
90
163 reviews

10. Prince - Sign "O" the Times

Prince - Sign
March 31st, 1987
USER SCORE
90
174 reviews

11. Tom Waits - Rain Dogs

Tom Waits - Rain Dogs
September 30th, 1985
USER SCORE
90
204 reviews

12. Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation

Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation
October 1st, 1988
USER SCORE
90
388 reviews

13. The Replacements - Let It Be

The Replacements - Let It Be
October 2nd, 1984
USER SCORE
89
168 reviews

15. De La Soul - 3 Feet High and Rising

De La Soul - 3 Feet High and Rising
March 3rd, 1989
USER SCORE
89
85 reviews

16. Hüsker Dü - Zen Arcade

Hüsker Dü - Zen Arcade
July 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
89
83 reviews

17. Mission of Burma - Vs.

Mission of Burma - Vs.
January 1st, 1982
USER SCORE
89
46 reviews

18. Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska

Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska
September 30th, 1982
USER SCORE
89
101 reviews

20. Michael Jackson - Thriller

Michael Jackson - Thriller
November 30th, 1982
USER SCORE
88
397 reviews

21. Pixies - Surfer Rosa

Pixies - Surfer Rosa
March 21st, 1988
USER SCORE
88
344 reviews

22. The Fall - This Nation's Saving Grace

The Fall - This Nation's Saving Grace
September 23rd, 1985
USER SCORE
88
40 reviews

24. Metallica - Master of Puppets

Metallica - Master of Puppets
March 3rd, 1986
USER SCORE
88
275 reviews
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