Critics
Users

The Best Rock Albums of the 1980s by User Score

26.

Spacemen 3 - The Perfect Prescription
September 0th, 1987
USER SCORE
84
43 reviews

28.

Siouxsie and the Banshees - Tinderbox
April 22nd, 1986
USER SCORE
84
41 reviews

29.

Charly García - Clics Modernos
November 5th, 1983
USER SCORE
84
30 reviews

30.

U2 - The Joshua Tree
March 9th, 1987
USER SCORE
84
372 reviews

31.

Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Trust
January 23rd, 1981
USER SCORE
83
27 reviews

32.

The Jesus and Mary Chain - Darklands
October 18th, 1987
USER SCORE
83
139 reviews

33.

Titãs - Cabeça Dinossauro
July 21st, 1986
USER SCORE
83
39 reviews

34.

Swans - Children of God
January 1st, 1987
USER SCORE
83
302 reviews

36.

The Cure - The Head on the Door
August 26th, 1985
USER SCORE
83
292 reviews

37.

Motörhead - Ace of Spades
November 8th, 1980
USER SCORE
83
108 reviews

38.

Pixies - Come on Pilgrim
September 28th, 1987
USER SCORE
83
131 reviews

39.

Prefab Sprout - Steve McQueen
June 1st, 1985
USER SCORE
83
90 reviews

40.

Siouxsie and the Banshees - Juju
June 6th, 1981
USER SCORE
83
124 reviews

41.

Bruce Springsteen - The River
October 17th, 1980
USER SCORE
83
134 reviews

42.

Lou Reed - New York
January 10th, 1989
USER SCORE
83
64 reviews

43.

R.E.M. - Document
September 1st, 1987
USER SCORE
83
160 reviews

44.

Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard of Ozz
September 20th, 1980
USER SCORE
83
85 reviews

45.

Big Black - Atomizer
January 1st, 1986
USER SCORE
82
149 reviews

46.

XTC - Black Sea
September 12th, 1980
USER SCORE
82
60 reviews

47.

Tina Turner - Private Dancer
May 29th, 1984
USER SCORE
82
41 reviews

48.

This Heat - Health and Efficiency
January 1st, 1980
USER SCORE
82
31 reviews

49.

King Crimson - Discipline
September 22nd, 1981
USER SCORE
82
202 reviews
1
2
3
4
5
...
11
Create an account to have a say in this list.
Connect with AOTY
Like Us
Follow Us
Become a Donor
Donor badge, no ads + more benefits.
Critic Score
User Score
Advertisement
Advertisement

September Playlist
Forums