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Can you name the ten greatest albums for each year of the 1980s, according to Rate Your Music users?

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1980
1. Talking Heads 
2. Joy Division 
3. Dead Kennedys 
4. Iron Maiden 
5. Black Sabbath 
6. Motörhead 
7. Peter Gabriel 
8. AC/DC 
9. The Feelies 
10. Rush 
1981
1. Rush 
2. This Heat 
3. Wipers 
4. King Crimson 
5. Kraftwerk 
6. Glenn Branca 
7. The Gun Club 
8. The Cure 
9. The Sound 
10. Siouxsie and the Banshees 
1982
1. Iron Maiden 
2. The Cure 
3. Michael Jackson 
4. Kate Bush 
5. Bruce Springsteen 
6. Judas Priest 
7. The Fall 
8. Prince 
9. Bad Brains 
10. Philip Glass 
1983
1. Tom Waits 
2. R.E.M. 
3. Metallica 
4. Violent Femmes 
5. The Chameleons 
6. Dio 
7. Iron Maiden 
8. Mercyful Fate 
9. New Order 
10. Philip Glass 
1984
1. Metallica 
2. The Smiths 
3. Iron Maiden 
4. Prince and the Revolution 
5. The Replacements 
6. Cocteau Twins 
7. Arvo Pärt 
8. The Smiths 
9. Minutemen 
10. Hüsker Dü 
1985
1. Tom Waits 
2. Kate Bush 
3. The Jesus and Mary Chain 
4. The Smiths 
5. The Fall 
6. The Replacements 
7. The Pogues 
8. Hüsker Dü 
9. The Cure 
10. Marillion 
1986
1. The Smiths 
2. Metallica 
3. Slayer 
4. Sonic Youth 
5. Megadeth 
6. Iron Maiden 
7. Candlemass 
8. Talk Talk 
9. XTC 
10. Depeche Mode 
1987
1. Sonic Youth 
2. Dinosaur Jr 
3. Prince 
4. Dead Can Dance 
5. The Smiths 
6. Guns N' Roses 
7. U2 
8. King Diamond 
9. Depeche Mode 
10. Eric B. & Rakim 
1988
1. Sonic Youth 
2. Talk Talk 
3. Pixies 
4. Iron Maiden 
5. Metallica 
6. Public Enemy 
7. Slayer 
8. Queensrÿche 
9. My Bloody Valentine 
10. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds 
1989
1. Pixies 
2. The Cure 
3. The Stone Roses 
4. Beastie Boys 
5. Morbid Angel 
6. Sepultura 
7. NoMeansNo 
8. Galaxie 500 
9. De La Soul 
10. Peter Gabriel 

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