Book awards: Pitchfork's Top 100 Albums of the 1980s

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Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth1
Remain in Light by Talking Heads2
Paul's Boutique by Beastie Boys3
Doolittle by Pixies4
Murmur by R.E.M.5
The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths6
Surfer Rosa by Pixies7
Rain Dogs by Tom Waits8
It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back by Public Enemy9
Closer by Joy Division10
Swordfishtrombones by Tom Waits11
Purple Rain: Music from the Motion Picture by Prince12
This Nation's Saving Grace by The Fall13
Sister by Sonic Youth14
Skylarking by XTC15
On Fire by Galaxie 50016
Double Nickels on the Dime by Minutemen17
3 Feet High and Rising by De La Soul18
Metal Box by Public Image Ltd19
Deceit by This Heat20
My Life in the Bush of Ghosts [music recording] by Brian Eno21
Isn't Anything by My Bloody Valentine22
Automatic by The Jesus and Mary Chain23
Solid Gold by Gang of Four24
Damaged by Black Flag25
Get Happy!! [Sound Recording] by Elvis Costello26
Thriller by Michael Jackson27
Power, Corruption & Lies by New Order28
Let It Be by Replacements29
The Joshua Tree [sound recording] by U230
EVOL by Sonic Youth31
Zen Arcade by Hüsker Dü32
Hex Enduction Hour by The Fall33
Spirit of Eden by Talk Talk34
Straight Outta Compton [sound recording] by N.W.A35
Violent Femmes by Violent Femmes36
Tim by Replacements37
Disintegration by Cure38
The Stone Roses by Stone Roses39
You're Living All Over Me by Dinosaur Jr.40
Licensed to Ill by Beastie Boys41
The Trinity Session by Cowboy Junkies42
Raising Hell [sound recording] by Run-D.M.C.43
Computer World by Kraftwerk44
Sign 'O' The Times [video recording] by Prince45
English Settlement by XTC46
Naked City by John Zorn47
Document by R.E.M.48
Vs. by Mission of Burma49
The Perfect Prescription by Spacemen 350
I'm Your Man by Leonard Cohen51
Paid In Full by Eric B. & Rakim52
Signals, Calls, and Marches EP by Mission of Burma53
Songs About Fucking by Big Black54
Synchronicity by The Police55
Discipline by King Crimson56
Come on Pilgrim EP by Pixies57
Imperial Bedroom [Sound Recording] by Elvis Costello58
Appetite for Destruction [sound recording] by Guns N' Roses59
Nebraska [sound recording] by Bruce Springsteen60
Homotopy to Marie by Nurse With Wound61
Reckoning by R.E.M.62
Colossal Youth by Young Marble Giants63
...And Don't the Kids Just Love It by Television Personalities64
Underwater Moonlight by The Soft Boys65
Psonic Psunspot by The Dukes of Stratosphear66
Rum, Sodomy & the Lash by Pogues67
Stop Making Sense [sound recording] by Talking Heads68
Crazy Rhythms by Feelies69
Trust [Sound Recording] by Elvis Costello70
Pleased to Meet Me by The Replacements71
Up on the Sun by Meat Puppets72
Horse Rotorvator by Coil73
Fear and Whiskey by Mekons74
Criminal Minded by Boogie Down Productions75
Stands for Decibels by The dB's76
Strangeways, Here We Come [sound recording] by The Smiths77
Lincoln by They Might Be Giants78
E2-E4 by Manuel Göttsching79
New Day Rising by Hüsker Dü80
Blue Bell Knoll by Cocteau Twins81
Perverted by Language by The Fall82
The colour of spring by Talk Talk83
Come Away with ESG by ESG84
Graceland [sound recording] by Paul Simon85
Ghost in the Machine [sound recording] by The Police86
Dirty Mind by Prince87
Playing with Fire by Spacemen 388
Soul Discharge by Boredoms89
Nothing's Shocking by Jane's Addiction90
Los Angeles by X91
Hounds of Love by Kate Bush92
Scary Monsters by David Bowie93
Meat Puppets II by Meat Puppets94
Rio by Duran Duran95
Rites of Spring by Rites of Spring96
The Mekons Rock 'n' Roll by The Mekons97
Treasure by Cocteau Twins98
Songs of the Free by Gang of Four99
Out of Step by Minor Threat100

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