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Best Albums of 1984 by User Score

1.

Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain
June 25th, 1984
USER SCORE
89
776 reviews

2.

Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
September 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
89
154 reviews

3.

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

4.

Hüsker Dü - Zen Arcade
July 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
86
196 reviews

5.

The Replacements - Let It Be
October 2nd, 1984
USER SCORE
86
314 reviews

6.

Sade - Diamond Life
July 16th, 1984
USER SCORE
86
204 reviews

8.

Iron Maiden - Powerslave
September 3rd, 1984
USER SCORE
85
270 reviews

9.

Cocteau Twins - Treasure
November 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
85
299 reviews

11.

Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A.
June 4th, 1984
USER SCORE
84
299 reviews

12.

R.E.M. - Reckoning
April 9th, 1984
USER SCORE
84
186 reviews

13.

The Smiths - The Smiths
February 20th, 1984
USER SCORE
84
671 reviews

14.

Arvo Pärt - Tabula Rasa
September 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
84
57 reviews

15.

Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4
January 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
82
55 reviews

16.

Black Flag - My War
March 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
82
132 reviews

17.

Mercyful Fate - Don't Break the Oath
September 7th, 1984
USER SCORE
82
50 reviews

18.

Echo & the Bunnymen - Ocean Rain
May 4th, 1984
USER SCORE
81
156 reviews

19.

Brian Eno & Harold Budd - The Pearl
January 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
81
58 reviews

20.

Judas Priest - Defenders of the Faith
January 4th, 1984
USER SCORE
81
63 reviews

21.

This Mortal Coil - It'll End In Tears
October 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
81
89 reviews

23.

Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward
September 24th, 1984
USER SCORE
78
118 reviews

24.

U2 - The Unforgettable Fire
October 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
78
154 reviews
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