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The Best Rock Albums of 1984 by User Score

1. Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain

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

2. The Replacements - Let It Be

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

3. Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A.
June 4th, 1984
USER SCORE
86
179 reviews

4. R.E.M. - Reckoning

R.E.M. - Reckoning
April 9th, 1984
USER SCORE
85
122 reviews

5. This Mortal Coil - It'll End In Tears

This Mortal Coil - It'll End In Tears
October 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
82
52 reviews

6. Meat Puppets - Meat Puppets II

Meat Puppets - Meat Puppets II
April 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
81
39 reviews

7. U2 - The Unforgettable Fire

U2 - The Unforgettable Fire
October 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
80
98 reviews

8. Van Halen - 1984

Van Halen - 1984
January 9th, 1984
USER SCORE
79
56 reviews

10. Dead Can Dance - Dead Can Dance

Dead Can Dance - Dead Can Dance
February 27th, 1984
USER SCORE
75
28 reviews

11. Rush - Grace Under Pressure

Rush - Grace Under Pressure
April 12th, 1984
USER SCORE
75
25 reviews

12. Swans - Young God

Swans - Young God
February 7th, 1984
USER SCORE
73
34 reviews

13. Swans - Cop

Swans - Cop
May 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
73
142 reviews

14. King Crimson - Three of a Perfect Pair

King Crimson - Three of a Perfect Pair
March 27th, 1984
USER SCORE
70
46 reviews

15. Queen - The Works

Queen - The Works
February 27th, 1984
USER SCORE
68
94 reviews

16. The Cure - The Top

The Cure - The Top
April 30th, 1984
USER SCORE
66
72 reviews

17. David Bowie - Tonight

David Bowie - Tonight
September 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
53
138 reviews

18. Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Red Hot Chili Peppers
August 10th, 1984
USER SCORE
51
68 reviews
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