Top Ten Best Albums of 1981

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The Top Ten

1 Journey -- Escape

My favorite song on this album is don't stop believing - Ajkloth

My parents are friends with the lead singer

2 ABBA - The Visitors

This was ABBA's last studio album which ranked #1 in several counties worldwide.

When all is really said and done. That was abba's last album. ;( - ilovefrida

When all is said and done, One of us and The visitors, You gotta listen to them even if it wasn't in their best year

3 Rush -- Moving Pictures

One of the most brilliant albums of all time. This is one of those albums where Rush really showed their 1st class musicianship. Oh, wait, they show their 1st class musicianship on ALL of their albums!

4 Discipline - King Crimson
5 The Rolling Stones -- Tattoo You
6 Duran Duran - Duran Duran
7 The Police -- Ghost in the Machine
8 Queen - Greatest Hits

This is cheating because greatest hits albums shouldn't count I mean Queen is a amazing band but still - christangrant

9 Def Leppard - High 'n' Dry
10 Iron Maiden - Killers

The Contenders

11 Van Halen -- Fair Warning
12 Boney M - Boonoonoonoos
13 Judas Priest - Point of Entry
14 Genesis - Abacab
15 AC/DC - For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)

What the hell is this doing at number 26? It is a ' amazing album. And that intro on the title track is iconic and will never be forgotten

16 Bryan Adams - You Want It, You Got It
17 Black Sabbath - Mob Rules
18 Deceit - This Heat
19 Joan Jett - I Love Rock 'n' Roll
20 Youth Of America - Wipers
21 Computer World - Kraftwerk
22 Depeche Mode - Speak and Spell
23 Simple Minds -- Sons and Fascination
24 The Cure - Faith
25 Triumph -- Allied Forces
26 J. Geils Band -- Freeze Frame
27 Fire Of Love - The Gun Club
28 The Who - Face Dances
29 The Ascension - Glenn Branca
30 INXS - Underneath the Colours
31 Pat Benatar - Precious Time

It was as great as her 1980 album, maybe even better

The BEST

32 U2 - October
33 From The Lions Mouth - The Sound
34 Juju - Siouxsie And The Banshees
35 Ozzy Osbourne - Diary of a Madman
36 The Residents -- Mark of the Mole
37 Olivia Newton-John - Physical
38 Kim Wilde - Kim Wilde
39 Eurythmics - In the Garden
40 Stevie Nicks - Bella Donna
41 Whitesnake - Come An' Get It
42 Rainbow - Difficult to Cure
43 Grace Jones - Nightclubbing
44 Phil Collins - Face Value
45 Men at Work - Business As Usual
46 Still - Joy Division
47 New Order - Movement
48 John Foxx -- The Garden
49 Bonnie Tyler - Goodbye to the Island
50 The Go-Go's - Beauty and the Beat
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Top Remixes (10)

1. Rush -- Moving Pictures
2. Juju - Siouxsie And The Banshees
3. Ozzy Osbourne - Diary of a Madman
Merkwurdigliebe
1. ABBA - The Visitors
2. Grace Jones - Nightclubbing
3. Journey -- Escape
Irina2932
1. Rush -- Moving Pictures
2. Iron Maiden - Killers
3. Black Sabbath - Mob Rules
christangrant

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