Greatest '80s Albums

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141 Tropico - Pat Benatar

Sublime rock melodies, seriously under rated album - full of gems!

142 Music for the Masses - Depeche Mode
143 Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman

This should be in Top 10. Criminally low in chart.

144 Parade - Prince
145 Fore! - Huey Lewis and the News
146 Combat Rock - The Clash
147 English Settlement - XTC
148 Moving Pictures - Rush

Common, this is the best Rush's album, and one of the best albums in recent music history

the best one! just listen to 'tom sawyer' or 'limelight' and you'll know what I mean.

They got it all together on this album. Lyrics, synthesizers, guitars and a shorter format that made it easy for FM radio to start playing Rush, finally!

149 Shoot Out the Lights - Richard & Linda Thompson
150 7800 Fahrenheit - Bon Jovi
151 Skylarking - XTC
152 Prisoner - Cher
153 Heart of Stone - Cher
154 Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston

This album marked Whitney as one of the greatest singers/vocalists ever (if not the Greatest). Brilliant ballads "Greatest Love of All", "Saving All My Life for You" and catchy dance-pop track "How Will I Know" can prove it - Irina2932

155 Stay on These Roads - a-ha

Every bit as good as their debut album. This should be in top ten. I bought it again on vinyl recently and its even better sounding than I remembered.

156 Scoundrel Days - A-ha

One of the best albums of the world! - luiseocosta

Every song on this album is brilliantly composed.. a mini album in itself. Never 'felt' an album as much as this one... it's truly in my soul. It's also much better than the first album. Happy to see others appreciate as much as I do.

157 The Miracle - Queen
158 Bad - Michael Jackson

The phenomenon that ruled the 80s had only two releases in this decade. One changed the world forever and the follow-up to that was even better than first! BAD is Michael's most consistent album with every song being an equal winner. Sadly it couldn't out-perform its predecessor "thriller" due to various non-musical factors.

Thriller is overrated. This album set a new standard for Michael. He even wrote a large portion of the songs himself and produced almost all the tracks. This was truly the beginning of the best!

Even though Thriller was his best-selling album, Bad has and always will be my favorite, he definitely grew as an artist.

This should definitely be a least 2nd but all the MJ fans had to group up on Thriller to get MJ to number 1 lol - IIBK

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159 Break Every Rule - Tina Turner
160 Allied Forces - Triumph
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