Top Ten Best Albums of 1982


The Top Ten

1 Thriller - Michael Jackson

Best album of all time! - Ajkloth

Greatest Album of All Time
Biggest Selling Album of All Time
Winner of 8 Grammies
By The Greatest Entertainer of All Time - Michael Jackson - IIBK

2 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? LOL this is their weakest album and yet I have no idea why its this high - christangrant

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 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.

This should be way higher. This deserves to be at least at #5 - UFasten8Me

4 Rio - Duran Duran
5 Screaming for Vengeance - Judas Priest
6 Combat Rock - The Clash
7 Pornography - The Cure
8 The Dreaming - Kate Bush
9 Beat - King Crimson
10 Rock in a Hard Place - Aerosmith

The Contenders

11 It's Hard - The Who
12 Nebraska - Bruce Springsteen
13 Signals - Rush
14 Shabooh Shoobah - INXS
15 Coda - Led Zeppelin
16 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.

Come on. Just number 10, really?

17 The Goldberg Variations - Glenn Gould
18 Avalon - Roxy Music
19 Toto IV - Toto
20 Restless and Wild - Accept
21 The Nightfly - Donald Fagen
22 Vacation - The Go-Go's
23 1999 - Prince
24 Love Over Gold - Dire Straits
25 Hex Enduction Hour - The Fall
26 Imperial Bedroom - Elvis Costello
27 Saints & Sinners - Whitesnake
28 Under the Blade - Twisted Sister
29 Bad Brains - Bad Brains
30 Get Nervous - Pat Benatar
31 Eye in the Sky - The Alan Parsons Project
32 Of Human Feelings - Ornette Coleman
33 Supertramp - "... Famous Last Words..."
34 A Broken Frame - Depeche Mode
35 Message - Grandmaster Flash
36 Shoot Out the Lights - Richard & Linda Thompson
37 Branigan - Laura Branigan
38 Diver Down - Van Halen
39 Straight Between the Eyes - Rainbow
40 Live In London - Deep Purple
41 Plastic Surgery Disasters - Dead Kennedys
42 The Nylon Curtain - Billy Joel
43 Select - Kim Wilde
44 The Hunter - Blondie
45 Battle Hymns - Manowar
46 Heartbreak Express - Dolly Parton
47 Grace Jones - Living My Life
48 Chaka Khan - Chaka Khan
49 Echoes of an Era - Chaka Khan
50 Hello, I Must Be Going! - Phil Collins
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Top Remixes (9)

1. The Dreaming - Kate Bush
2. Get Nervous - Pat Benatar
3. Blackout - Scorpions
1. The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden
2. Screaming for Vengeance - Judas Priest
3. Restless and Wild - Accept
1. Blackout - Scorpions
2. The Dreaming - Kate Bush
3. Hot Space - Queen

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