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

Personally my favourite album ever
Bad, the way you make me feel, speed demon, just good friends, Liberian girl, another part of me, man in the mirror, dirty Diana, I just can't stop loving you, leave me alone and who could forget 'Smooth Criminal!

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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!?

My top 5 albums of 1987:
5. Aerosmith - Permanent Vacation
4. Pink Floyd - A Momentary Lapse of Reason
3. Anthrax - Among the Living
2. R.E.M. - Document
1. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction

This deserves the number 1 spot. - Metarock

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3 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?

4 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.

A master piece,

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5 Whitney Houston - Whitney

2nd place next to bad - anewman

6 Belinda Carlisle - Heaven On Earth
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

Underrated album from my favorite band

10 Whitesnake - Whitesnake

The Contenders

11 Dio - Dream Evil
12 Judas Priest - Priest... Live!
13 The Smiths - Strangeways, Here We Come
14 Prince - Sign 'O' the Times

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

15 Bryan Adams - Into The Fire
16 Sonic Youth - Sister
17 INXS - Kick
18 Dinosaur Jr. - You're Living All Over Me
19 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

20 Rush - Hold Your Fire
21 R.E.M. - Document
22 Helloween - Keeper of the Seven Keys, Pt. 1
23 Dead Can Dance - Within the Realm of a Dying Sun
24 Testament - The Legacy

A true thrash classic.

25 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

Should be 1st

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26 The Cure - Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me
27 King Diamond - Abigail
28 Sandra - Ten On One
29 Deep Purple - The House of Blue Light

25 are you kidding me it has underrated songs

30 Overkill - Taking Over
31 George Michael - Faith
32 Mötley Crüe - Girls, Girls, Girls
33 Depeche Mode - Music for the Masses
34 Madonna - You Can Dance
35 Ozzy Osbourne & Randy Rhoads - Tribute
36 Gaudi - The Alan Parsons Project
37 Bathory - Under the Sign of the Black Mark
38 The Melvins - Gluey Porch Treatments
39 Marillion - Clutching at Straws
40 Cacophony - Speed Metal Symphony
41 Cher - Cher
42 Chris Isaak - Chris Isaak
43 Napalm Death - Scum
44 Public Enemy - Yo! Bum Rush the Show
45 Joe Satriani - Surfing With the Alien
46 Kreator - Terrible Certainty
47 Death Angel - The Ultra-Violence
48 Manowar - Fighting the World
49 David Sylvian - Secrets of the Beehive
50 Madonna - Who's That Girl
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Top Remixes (16)

1. Aerosmith - Permanent Vacation
2. Belinda Carlisle - Heaven On Earth
3. Whitney Houston - Whitney
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1. Def Leppard - Hysteria
2. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
3. Michael Jackson - Bad
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1. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
2. Whitesnake - Whitesnake
3. Death - Scream Bloody Gore
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