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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
639 reviews

2. Talking Heads - Remain in Light

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

3. The Smiths - The Queen is Dead

The Smiths - The Queen is Dead
June 16th, 1986
USER SCORE
91
867 reviews

4. Joy Division - Closer

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

5. Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain

Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain
June 25th, 1984
USER SCORE
90
442 reviews

6. The Cure - Disintegration

The Cure - Disintegration
May 2nd, 1989
USER SCORE
90
533 reviews

7. Pixies - Doolittle

Pixies - Doolittle
April 18th, 1989
USER SCORE
90
780 reviews

8. Kate Bush - The Dreaming

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

9. Prince - Sign "O" the Times

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

11. Tom Waits - Rain Dogs

Tom Waits - Rain Dogs
September 30th, 1985
USER SCORE
89
305 reviews

12. Titãs - Cabeça Dinossauro

Titãs - Cabeça Dinossauro
July 21st, 1986
USER SCORE
89
25 reviews

13. Philip Glass - Glassworks

Philip Glass - Glassworks
January 1st, 1982
USER SCORE
89
73 reviews

14. Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation

Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation
October 1st, 1988
USER SCORE
89
530 reviews

15. The Replacements - Let It Be

The Replacements - Let It Be
October 2nd, 1984
USER SCORE
88
218 reviews

16. Metallica - Master of Puppets

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

17. Metallica - Ride the Lightning

Metallica - Ride the Lightning
July 27th, 1984
USER SCORE
88
415 reviews

18. Prince - 1999

Prince - 1999
October 27th, 1982
USER SCORE
88
185 reviews

21. Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones

Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones
September 1st, 1983
USER SCORE
88
147 reviews

22. Mission of Burma - Vs.

Mission of Burma - Vs.
January 1st, 1982
USER SCORE
88
71 reviews

23. Michael Jackson - Thriller

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

24. Talk Talk - Spirit of Eden

Talk Talk - Spirit of Eden
September 16th, 1988
USER SCORE
88
241 reviews

25. Hüsker Dü - Zen Arcade

Hüsker Dü - Zen Arcade
July 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
88
123 reviews
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