Acclaimed Music - The Top Albums from 1983
The Top Albums from 1983





RankAll
Time
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Song
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1 57 R.E.M.
Murmur
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2 100 Tom Waits
Swordfishtrombones
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3 210 The Police
Synchronicity
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4 270 U2
War
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5 290 Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes
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6 448 New Order
Power, Corruption and Lies
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7 646 Def Leppard
Pyromania
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8 709 Metallica
Kill 'Em All
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9 742 ZZ Top
Eliminator
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10 752 Minor Threat
Out of Step

11 773 Aztec Camera
High Land Hard Rain
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12 838 Cyndi Lauper
She's so Unusual
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13 956 The The
Soul Mining
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14 991 Meat Puppets
II
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15 1072 David Bowie
Let's Dance

16 1140 Womack and Womack
Love Wars
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17 1185 Stevie Ray Vaughan
Texas Flood
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18 1211 Culture Club
Colour by Numbers
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19 1215 Talking Heads
Speaking in Tongues
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20 1316 Eurythmics
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This...)
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21 1459 Billy Idol
Rebel Yell
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22 1465 Bad Brains
Rock for Light
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23 1482 Madonna
Madonna
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24 1607 Baaba Maal & Mansour Seck
Djam Leelii
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25 1629 Billy Bragg
Life's a Riot with Spy vs. Spy
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26 1673 Lionel Richie
Can't Slow Down
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27 1795 Elvis Costello and The Attractions
Punch the Clock
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28 1802 Big Country
The Crossing
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29 1866 Eurythmics
Touch
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30 1876 U2
Under a Blood Red Sky
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31 1991 Echo and the Bunnymen
Porcupine
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32 1996 The Go-Betweens
Before Hollywood

33 2012 King Sunny Adé
Synchro System
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34 2064 X
More Fun in the New World
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35 2278 UB40
Labour of Love
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36 2316 Philip Glass
Koyaanisqatsi
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37 2377 Dio
Holy Diver
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38 2411 Malcolm McLaren
Duck Rock
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39 2422 Paul Young
No Parlez

40 2503 Robert Cray Band
Bad Influence
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41 2609 Richard Thompson
Hand of Kindness
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42 2662 Bob Dylan
Infidels
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43 2706 Randy Newman
Trouble in Paradise
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44 2732 Simple Minds
Sparkle in the Rain
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45 2804 T-Bone Burnett
Proof through the Night

46 2832 Mötley Crüe
Shout at the Devil
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47 2837 John Cougar Mellencamp
Uh-Huh
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48 2846 Lou Reed
Legendary Hearts

49 2919 Green on Red
Gravity Talks

50 2970 Cocteau Twins
Head over Heels
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51 2992 Huey Lewis and The News
Sports
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Some albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Jason & The Scorchers
Fervor EP

Social Distortion
Mommy's Little Monster

The Fall
Perverted by Language

Jonathan Richman
Jonathan Sings!

Alan Vega
Saturn Strip

Van Morrison
Inarticulate Speech of the Heart
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Rain Parade
Emergency Third Rail Power Trip

Mink DeVille
Where the Angels Fear to Thread

Depeche Mode
Construction Time Again
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