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The Best Pop Albums of 1981 by User Score

1. Grace Jones - Nightclubbing

Grace Jones - Nightclubbing
May 11th, 1981
USER SCORE
85
96 reviews

2. Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Trust

Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Trust
January 23rd, 1981
USER SCORE
84
19 reviews

3. Prince - Controversy

Prince - Controversy
October 14th, 1981
USER SCORE
82
91 reviews

4. Electric Light Orchestra - Time

Electric Light Orchestra - Time
July 1st, 1981
USER SCORE
82
26 reviews

5. Eiichi Ohtaki - A Long Vacation

Eiichi Ohtaki - A Long Vacation
March 21st, 1981
USER SCORE
81
6 reviews

6. Men At Work - Business as Usual

Men At Work - Business as Usual
November 9th, 1981
USER SCORE
81
25 reviews

7. Rita Lee - Saúde

Rita Lee - Saúde
USER SCORE
80
12 reviews

8. Stevie Nicks - Bella Donna

Stevie Nicks - Bella Donna
July 27th, 1981
USER SCORE
80
34 reviews

9. Yoko Ono - Season of Glass

Yoko Ono - Season of Glass
June 8th, 1981
USER SCORE
79
8 reviews

10. ABBA - The Visitors

ABBA - The Visitors
November 30th, 1981
USER SCORE
79
35 reviews

11. Gal Costa - Fantasia

Gal Costa - Fantasia
November 15th, 1981
USER SCORE
77
6 reviews

12. The Stranglers - La folie

The Stranglers - La folie
November 9th, 1981
USER SCORE
76
8 reviews

13. Kim Carnes - Mistaken Identity

Kim Carnes - Mistaken Identity
April 1st, 1981
USER SCORE
76
7 reviews

14. Olivia Newton-John - Physical

Olivia Newton-John - Physical
October 13th, 1981
USER SCORE
76
10 reviews

15. Phil Collins - Face Value

Phil Collins - Face Value
February 9th, 1981
USER SCORE
76
19 reviews

17. Debbie Harry - KooKoo

Debbie Harry - KooKoo
July 27th, 1981
USER SCORE
72
2 reviews

18. The Cars - Shake It Up

The Cars - Shake It Up
November 6th, 1981
USER SCORE
72
8 reviews

19. The Kinks - Give the People What They Want

The Kinks - Give the People What They Want
August 15th, 1981
USER SCORE
68
5 reviews

20. Kim Wilde - Kim Wilde

Kim Wilde - Kim Wilde
June 29th, 1981
USER SCORE
67
8 reviews

21. Bee Gees - Living Eyes

Bee Gees - Living Eyes
October 1st, 1981
USER SCORE
67
5 reviews

22. Journey - Escape

Journey - Escape
July 31st, 1981
USER SCORE
65
12 reviews

23. Genesis - Abacab

Genesis - Abacab
September 14th, 1981
USER SCORE
65
25 reviews

24. Foreigner - 4

Foreigner - 4
July 2nd, 1981
USER SCORE
64
8 reviews

25. George Harrison - Somewhere in England

George Harrison - Somewhere in England
June 1st, 1981
USER SCORE
63
6 reviews
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