Top Ten Best Albums of 1982


The Top Ten

1 Thriller - Michael Jackson Thriller - Michael Jackson V 1 Comment
2 Hot Space - Queen Hot Space - Queen

Often viewed narrow mindedly as the band's worse studio album. This is mainly due I feel to it being a radical departure into synthesizer pop after a decade of heavy rock. They subsequently returned to their rock roots on the following album "The Works" and when you listen to Hot Space now its wonderful how alive Freddie's voice sounds. It also contains one of the best bass riffs ever in "Under Pressure" I really like this album... a lot. - hillerbees

What? This album is horrivel. Come on, you guys are just voting for it because of Under Pressure.-. Is not fair, we are judging the album, not one song - ChameleonKing

3 Rio - Duran Duran Rio - Duran Duran
4 The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden

Woe to you, oh earth and sea
For the Devil sends the beast with wrath
Because he knows the time is short
Let him who hath understanding
Reckon the number of the beast
For it is a human number
Its number is six hundred and sixty six.

The best album ever apart from Bruce Springsteen: born in the USA.

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5 Combat Rock - The Clash Combat Rock - The Clash
6 Pornography - The Cure Pornography - The Cure
7 Screaming for Vengeance - Judas Priest Screaming for Vengeance - Judas Priest
8 The Dreaming - Kate Bush The Dreaming - Kate Bush
9 It's Hard - The Who It's Hard - The Who
10 Nebraska - Bruce Springsteen Nebraska -  Bruce Springsteen

The Newcomers

? Eye in the Sky - The Alan Parsons Project Eye in the Sky - The Alan Parsons Project
? Beat - King Crimson Beat - King Crimson

The Contenders

11 Rock in a Hard Place - Aerosmith Rock in a Hard Place - Aerosmith
12 Signals - Rush Signals - Rush
13 Coda - Led Zeppelin Coda - Led Zeppelin
14 Blackout - Scorpions Blackout - Scorpions

One of their best albums! Songs like "Blackout" or "Dynamite" are pure energy and "When the smoke is going down2 is an amazing ballad.

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15 The Goldberg Variations - Glenn Gould The Goldberg Variations - Glenn Gould
16 Shabooh Shoobah - INXS Shabooh Shoobah - INXS
17 Toto IV - Toto Toto IV - Toto
18 1999 - Prince 1999 - Prince
19 Avalon - Roxy Music  Avalon - Roxy Music
20 Vacation - The Go-Go's Vacation - The Go-Go's
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