Top Ten Best Albums of 1987

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The Top Ten

1 Michael Jackson - Bad

As usual, I've been scanning this top ten list and I find myself having a hard time finding a list with Michael Jackson not on number 1. unless it is a list that's not related to him or is negative... Indeed no one can surpass the MAN, Michael... Bad album got 5 songs which reached number one on the billboard hot 100.. first is "I just can't stop loving you", next "bad", followed by "the way you make me feel", then "Man in the mirror" and lastly "dirty diana" which is the first in history and was inducted on the guinness world of records... actually BAD album is not just the best for the year 1987 but also considered one of the greatest albums of all time... all hail to the KING OF MUSIC...

Indeed no one can surpass the MAN, Michael Jackson... Bad album got 5 songs which reached number one on the billboard hot 100.. first is "I just can't stop loving you", next "bad", followed by "the way you make me feel", then "Man in the mirror" and lastly "dirty diana" which is the first in history and was inducted on the guinness world of records... actually BAD album is not just the best for the year 1987 but also considered one of the greatest albums of all time... all hail to the KING OF MUSIC... - graciadolinobv

This is one of the best selling albums of all time and rightfully so - Ajkloth

My love for all time

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2 Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction

Bad deserves to be at number, Appetite for Destruction deserves number 2... Uplift Mofo Party plan should at least be at number 5... other than that I could care less.

I like Bad, but this deserves to be right behind it. If Bad has 88% of the votes, this should have 22%. - booklover1

This should be #1! How the absolute hell is Michael Jackson bad #1!?

What!? This one must be on the first place

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3 Def Leppard - Hysteria

I started listening to Hysteria (the song) about a month ago and it is currently my favorite song not only of definitely Leppard but of all my music - Danielsun182

Glam Rock is defined by this album. I'm not really sure how I feel about this album. It's alright, I prefer definitely Leppard songs to albums. - IronSabbathPriest

This album is the best album of 1987 with whitney houston.

This is "definitely" initely the best album from 1987. To me, it is like a greatest hits album. 7 singles, killer guitarists, awesome bass, one-armed drummer, killer lead vocals. What else could you want?

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4 Anthrax - Among the Living

Since I can't vote for The Legacy by Testament, I'll vote for the second best album of 1987

Nice! Did not expected this one this high *CLAPS* - DontTouchMyPogoStick

Faith in humanity has been restored

Why is pop music above this?

5 Whitney Houston - Whitney

2nd place next to bad - anewman

6 Belinda Carlisle - Heaven On Earth

Heaven Is a Place On Earth, I Get Weak, Circle In the Sand...this album is fabulous and Belinda's voice is so sweet

Americans don't deserve this talented woman. They never appreciated her talent

7 Pink Floyd - A Momentary Lapse of Reason

?!? ? This deserves at least 5

8 Aerosmith - Permanent Vacation
9 Red Hot Chili Peppers - Uplift Mofo Party Plan

Very underrated album

Underrated album from my favorite band

10 Dio - Dream Evil

The Contenders

11 Judas Priest - Priest... Live!
12 Whitesnake - Whitesnake
13 The Smiths - Strangeways, Here We Come
14 Bryan Adams - Into The Fire
15 Prince - Sign 'O' the Times

Prince plays nearly every instrument on every track. Simply amazing.

16 Madonna - You Can Dance
17 George Michael - Faith
18 Sandra - Ten On One
19 Sonic Youth - Sister
20 Rush - Hold Your Fire
21 INXS - Kick
22 Dinosaur Jr. - You're Living All Over Me
23 Dead Can Dance - Within the Realm of a Dying Sun
24 Death - Scream Bloody Gore

Seriously? This is on of the most influential music albums of all time and it's not even in the top ten? - GREYBOYY

25 Helloween - Keeper of the Seven Keys, Pt. 1
26 Big Generator - Yes
27 Deep Purple - The House of Blue Light

25 are you kidding me it has underrated songs

28 R.E.M. - Document
29 U2 - The Joshua Tree

How is this not even in the top 10? It's a beautiful masterpiece. Much better than Michael Jackson's Bad.

41st? Sorry, I don't understand. This is THE album. A sonic masterpiece. The most deep and beautiful music you will ever hear.

1. The Joshua Tree
2. Bad
3. Appetite for Destruction

What!?! 40th? It desrve to be at least top 5! Where the streets have no name, still haven't found what I'm looking for, with or without you, running to stand still, on tree hill, exit, mother of the disapeared, and only 40th? What the...?

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30 Cher - Cher
31 The Cure - Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me
32 Testament - The Legacy

A true thrash classic.

33 Overkill - Taking Over
34 Mötley Crüe - Girls, Girls, Girls
35 Depeche Mode - Music for the Masses
36 Laura Branigan - Touch

Great album, great voice

37 Ozzy Osbourne & Randy Rhoads - Tribute
38 Gaudi - The Alan Parsons Project
39 The Melvins - Gluey Porch Treatments
40 Marillion - Clutching at Straws
41 Cacophony - Speed Metal Symphony
42 Chris Isaak - Chris Isaak
43 Public Enemy - Yo! Bum Rush the Show
44 Eurythmics - Savage
45 Debbie Gibson - Out of the Blue
46 Joe Satriani - Surfing With the Alien
47 The Sisters of Mercy - Floodland
48 Candlemass - Nightfall
49 Manowar - Fighting the World
50 David Sylvian - Secrets of the Beehive
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1. Aerosmith - Permanent Vacation
2. Belinda Carlisle - Heaven On Earth
3. Whitney Houston - Whitney
Irina2932
1. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
2. Dead Can Dance - Within the Realm of a Dying Sun
3. Pink Floyd - A Momentary Lapse of Reason
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1. Def Leppard - Hysteria
2. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
3. Michael Jackson - Bad
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