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Best Albums of 1979
1Joy DivisionUnknown Pleasures1. Disorder
2. Day of the Lords
3. Candidate
4. Insight
5. New dawn fades
6. She's lost control
7. Shadow play
8. Wilderness
9. Interzone
2Gang of FourEntertainment1. Ether
2. Natural's Not In It
3. Not Great Men
4. Damaged Goods
5. Return The Gift
6. Guns Before Butter
7. I Found That Essence Rare
8. Glass
9. Contract
10. At Home Hes A Tourist
11. 5.45
12. Anthrax
3The FallDragnet1. Psykick Dancehall
2. A Figure Walks
3. Printhead
4. Dice Man
5. Before the Moon Falls
6. Your Heart Out
7. Muzorewa's Daughter
8. Flat of Angles
9. Choc-Stock
10. Spectre vs Rector
11. Put Away
4Talking HeadsFear of Music1. I Zimbra
2. Mind
3. Paper
4. Cities
5. Life During Wartime
6. Memories Can't Wait
7. Air
8. Heaven
9. Animals
10. Electric Guitar
11. Drugs
5The ClashLondon Calling1. London calling
2. Brand new Cadillac
3. Jimmy Jazz
4. Hateful
5. Rudie can't fail
6. Spanish bombs
7. The Right profile
8. Lost in the supermarket
9. The Clampdown
10. Guns of Brixton
11. Wrong 'em boyo
12. Koka kola
13. Lover's rock
14. I'm not down
15. Revolution rock
16. The Four horsemen
6The FallLive at the Witch Trials1. Frightened
2. Crap Rap 2/Like to Blow
3. Rebellious Jukebox
4. No Xmas for John Quays
5. Mother - Sister!
6. Industrial Estate
7. Underground Medecin
8. Two Steps Back
9. Live at the Witch Trials
10. Futures and Pasts
11. Music Scene
7The MekonsThe Quality of Mercy is not Strnen1. Like Spoons No More
2. Join Us In The Countryside
3. Rosanne
4. Trevira Trousers
5. After 6
6. What Are We Going To Do Tonight
7. What
8. Watch The Film
9. Beetroot
10. I Saw You Dance
11. Lonely And Wet
12. Dan Dare
8The SlitsCut1. Instant Hit
2. So Tough
3. Spend, Spend, Spend
4. Shoplifting
5. FM
6. New Town
7. Ping Pong Affair
8. Love und Romance
9. Typical Girls
10. Adventures Close to Home
9Young Marble GiantsColossal Youth1. Searching for Mr Right
2. Include me out
3. Taxi
4. Eating noddemix
5. Constantly changing
6. NITA
7. Colossal youth
8. Music for evenings
9. Man amplifier
10. Choci loni
11. Wurlitzer jukebox
12. Salad days
13. Credit in the straight world
14. Brand new life
15. Wind in the rigging
16. This way
17. Posed by models
18. Clock
19. Clicktalk
20. Zebra trucks
21. Sporting life
22. Final day
23. Radio silents
24. Cake walking
25. Ode to Booker T
10The Human LeagueReproduction1. Almost medieval
2. Circus of death
3. Path of least resistance
4. Blind youth
5. Word before last
6. Empire state human
7. Morale...You've lost that loving feeling
8. Austerity/Girl one
9. Zero as a limit
11The RaincoatsThe Raincoats1. Fairytale in the supermarket
2. No side to fall in
3. Adventures close to home
4. Off duty trip
5. Lola
6. Void
7. Life on the line
8. You're a million
9. In love
10. No looking
12The CureThree Imaginary Boys1. 10:15 Saturday Night
2. Accuracy
3. Grinding Halt
4. Another Day
5. Object
6. Subway Song
7. Foxy Lady
8. Meat Hook
9. So What
10. Fire in Cairo
11. It's Not You
12. Three Imaginary Boys
13. [Untitled]
13Tubeway ArmyReplicas1. Me, I disconnect from you
2. Are 'Friends' electric?
3. The machman
4. Praying to the aliens
5. Down in the park
6. You are in my vision
7. Replicas
8. It must have been years
14The Only OnesEven Serpents Shine1. From here to eternity
2. Flaming torch
3. You've got to pay
4. No solution
5. In betweens
6. Out there in the night
7. Curtains for you
8. Programme
9. Someone who cares
10. Miles from nowhere
11. Instrumental
15BuzzcocksA Different Kind of Tension1. Paradise
2. Sitting Round at Home
3. You Say You Don't Love Me
4. You Know You Can't Help It
5. Mad Mad Judy
6. Raison d'Etre
7. I Don't Know What to Do With My Life
8. Money
9. Hollow Inside
10. Different Kind of Tension
11. I Believe
12. Radio Nine
16Graham Parker & the RumourSqueezing out Sparks1. Discovering Japan
2. Don't get excited
3. Local girls
4. Love gets you twisted
5. Nobody hurts you
6. Passion is no ordinary word
7. Protection
8. Saturday nite is dead
9. Waiting for the UFO's
10. You can't be too strong
17Public Image LimitedMetal Box1. Albatross
2. Memories
3. Swan lake
4. Poptones
5. Careering
6. Socialist
7. Graveyard
8. The Suit
9. Bad baby
10. No Birds
11. Chant
12. Radio 4
18The B-52sThe B-52s1. Planet Claire
2. Fifty two Girls
3. Dance this mess around
4. Rock lobster
5. Lava
6. There's a Moon in the sky (called Moon)
7. Hero worship
8. 6060 842
9. Downtown
19MagazineSecondhand Daylight1. Feed the enemy
2. Rhythm of cruelty
3. Cut out shapes
4. Talk to the body
5. I wanted your heart
6. Thin air
7. Back to nature
8. Believe that I understand
9. Permafrost
20Wire1541. I Should Have Known Better
2. Two People in a Room
3. 15th
4. Other Window
5. Single K.O.
6. Touching Display
7. On Returning
8. Mutual Friend
9. Blessed State
10. Once Is Enough
11. Map Ref. 41N 93W
12. Indirect Inquiries
13. 40 Versions
21Neil YoungRust Never Sleeps1. My My, Hey Hey (Out of the Blue)
2. Thrasher
3. Ride My Llama
4. Pocahontas
5. Sail Away
6. Powderfinger
7. Welfare Mothers
8. Sedan Delivery
9. Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)
22Patti SmithWave1. Frederick
2. Dancing barefoot
3. Citizen ship
4. Hymn revenge
5. Seven ways of going
6. Broken flag
7. Wave
8. So you want to be a rock 'n' roll star
23Elvis CostelloArmed Forces1. Accidents will happen
2. Senior service
3. Oliver's army
4. Big boys
5. Green shirt
6. Party girl
7. Goon squad
8. Busy bodies
9. Sunday's best
10. Moods for moderns
11. Chemistry class
12. Two little Hitlers
24Fleetwood MacTusk1. Over & Over
2. Ledge
3. Think About Me
4. Save Me a Place
5. Sara
6. What Makes You Think You're the One
7. Storms
8. That's All for Everyone
9. Not That Funny
10. Sisters of the Moon
11. Angel
12. That's Enough for Me
13. Brown Eyes
14. Never Make Me Cry
15. I Know I'm Not Wrong
16. Honey Hi
17. Beautiful Child
18. Walk a Thin Line
19. Tusk
20. Never Forget
25Joe JacksonLook Sharp1. One more time
2. Sunday papers
3. Is she really going out with him
4. Happy loving couples
5. Throw it away
6. Baby stick around
7. Look sharp
8. Fools in love
9. Do the instant mash
10. Pretty girls
11. Got the time
26Jonathan Richman & the Modern LoversBack in Your Life1. Abdul And Cleopatra
2. (She's Gonna) Respect Me
3. Lover Please
4. Affection
5. Buzz Buzz Buzz
6. Back In Your Life
7. Party In The Woods Tonight
8. My Love Is A Flower (Just Beginning To Bloom)
9. I'm Natures's Mosquito
10. Emaline
11. Lydia
12. I Hear You Calling Me
27ChicRisque1. Good Times
2. Warm Summer Night
3. My Feet Keep Dancing
4. My Forbidden Lover
5. Can't Stand to Love You
6. Will You Cry (When You Hear This Song)
7. What About Me
28YachtsYachts1. Box 202
2. In A Second
3. Love You Love You
4. Tantamount To Bribery
5. Easy To Please
6. Mantovani's Hits
7. Then And Now
8. Semaphore Love
9. I Can't Stay Long
10. Heads Will Turn
11. I'll Be Leaving You
12. Yachting Type
29Bram TchaikovskyStrange Man, Changed Man1. Strange Man, Changed Man
2. Lonely Dancer
3. Robber
4. Bloodline
5. I'm The One That's Leaving
6. Girl Of My Dreams
7. Nobody Knows
8. Lady From The U.S.A.
9. I'm A Believer
10. Sarah Smiles
11. Turn On The Light
30ZZ TopDeguello1. I Thank You
2. She Loves My Automobile
3. I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide
4. Fool for Your Stockings
5. Manic Mechanic
6. Dust My Broom
7. Lowdown in the Street
8. Hi Fi Mama
9. Cheap Sunglasses
10. Esther Be the One
31Secret AffairGlory Boys1. Glory Boys
2. Shake and Shout
3. Going to a Go-Go
4. Time for Action
5. New Dance
6. Days of Change
7. Don't Look Down
8. One Way World
9. Let Your Heart Dance
10. I'm Not Free (But I'm Cheap)
32Frank ZappaJoe's Garage1. Central Scrutinizer
2. Joe's Garage
3. Catholic Girls
4. Crew Slut
5. Wet T-Shirt Night
6. Toad O Line
7. Why Does It Hurt When I Pee?
8. Lucille Has Messed My Mind Up
33Frank ZappaSheik Yerbouti1. I have been in you
2. Flakes
3. Broken hearts are for assholes
4. I'm so cute
5. Jones crusher
6. Whatever happened to all the fun in the world
7. Rat tomago
8. We gotta get into something real
9. Bobby Brown
10. Rubber shirt
11. Sheik Yerbouti tango
12. Baby snakes
13. Tryin' to grow a chin
14. City of tiny lites
15. Dancin' fool
16. Jewish princess
17. Wild love
18. Yo mama
Best Albums of 1978
Best Albums of 1980