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Best Albums of 1980
1The FallGrotesque (After the Gramme)1. Pay Your Rates
2. English Scheme
3. New Face in Hell
4. C'N'C's Mithering
5. Container Drivers
6. Impression of J. Temperance
7. In the Park
8. WMC - Blob 59
9. Gramme Friday
10. The N.W.R.A.
2The MekonsDevils, Rats and Piggies1. Snow
2. St. Patrick's Day
3. D.P. Miller
4. Institution
5. I'm So Happy
6. Chopper Squad
7. Business
8. The Trimden Grang Explosion
9. Karen
10. Corporal Chalkie
11. John Barry
12. Another One
3The Teardrop ExplodesKilimanjaro1. Ha Ha I'm Drowning
2. Sleeping Gas
3. Treason
4. Second Head
5. Poppies In The Field
6. Went Crazy
7. Brave Boys Keep Their Promises
8. Bouncing Babies
9. Books
10. The Thief Of Baghdad
11. When I Dream
4The FeeliesCrazy Rhythms1. The Boy With the Perpetual Nervousness
2. Fa CÚ La
3. Loveless Love
4. Forces at Work
5. Original Love
6. Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey
7. Moscow Nights
8. Raised Eyebrows
9. Crazy Rhythms
5Joy DivisionCloser1. Heart and soul
2. Twenty four hours
3. Eternal
4. Decades
5. Atrocity exhibition
6. Isolation
7. Passover
8. Colony
9. Means to an end
6Talking HeadsRemain in Light1. Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
2. Crosseyed and Painless
3. Great Curve
4. Once in a Lifetime
5. Houses in Motion
6. Seen and Not Seen
7. Listening Wind
8. Overload
7U2Boy1. Twilight
2. An cat dubh
3. Out of control
4. Stories for boys
5. Ocean
6. A Day without me
7. Another time another place
8. Electric Co
9. Shadows and tall trees
10. I will follow
8Comsat AngelsWaiting for a Miracle1. Missing In Action
2. Baby
3. Independence Day
4. Waiting For A Miracle
5. Total War
6. On The Beach
7. Monkey Pilot
8. Real Story
9. Map Of The World
10. Postcard
9Human LeagueTravelogue1. The Black hit of space
2. Only after dark
3. Life kills
4. Dreams of leaving
5. Toyota city
6. A Crow and a baby
7. The Touchables
8. Gordon's gin
9. Being boiled
10. WXJL tonight
10The FallTotale's Turns1. Intro - Fiery Jack
2. Rowche Rumble
3. Muzorewa's Daughter
4. In my Area
5. Choc-Stock
6. Spectre vs. Rector 2
7. Cary Grant's Wedding
8. That Man
9. New Puritan
10. No Xmas for John Quay
11Neil YoungHawks and Doves1. Little wing
2. The Old Homestead
3. Lost in space
4. Captain Kennedy
5. Staying power
6. Coastline
7. Union man
8. Comin' apart at every nail
9. Hawks and doves
12The Psychedelic FursThe Psychedelic Furs1. India
2. Sister Europe
3. Imitation of Christ
4. Fall
5. Pulse
6. We love you
7. Wedding song
8. Blacks/Radio
9. Flowers
13MagazineThe Correct Use of Soap1. Because You're Frightened
2. Model Worker
3. I'm a Party
4. You Never Knew Me
5. Philadelphia
6. I Want to Burn Again
7. Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
8. Sweetheart Contract
9. Stuck
10. Song from Under the Floorboards
14Pink MilitaryDo Animals Believe In God?1. Degenerated Man
2. I Cry
3. Did You See her?
4. Wild West
5. Back On the London Stage
6. After Hiroshima
7. Living in a Jungle
8. Dreamtime
9. War Games
10. Do Animals Believe in God?
15Dexy's Midnight RunnersSearching for the Young Soul Rebels1. Burn It down
2. Tell Me When My Lights Turn Green
3. The Teams That Meet In Caffs
4. I'm just Looking
5. Geno
6. Seven Days Too Long
7. I Couldn't Help If I Tried
8. Thankfully Not Living In Yorkshire It Doesn't Apply
9. Keep It
10. Love Part One
11. There, There My Dear
16Jim CarrollCatholic Boy1. Wicked Gravity
2. Three Sisters
3. Day and Night
4. Nothing Is True
5. People Who Died
6. City Drops Into the Night
7. Crow
8. It's Too Late
9. I Want the Angel
10. Catholic Boy
17The CrampsSongs the Lord Taught Us1. TV Set
2. Rock On The Moon
3. Garbageman
4. I Was A Teenage Werewolf
5. Sunglasses After Dark
6. Mad Daddy
7. Mystery Plane
8. Zombie Dance
9. What's Behind The Mask
10. Strychnine
11. I'm Cramped
12. Tear It Up
13. Fever
18Slapp HappyAcnalbasac Moon1. Casablanca Moon
2. Me and Paravati
3. Mr. Rainbow
4. Michaelangelo
5. Drum
6. Little Something
7. Secret
8. Dawn
9. Half-Way There
10. Charlie 'N Charlie
11. Slow Moon's Rose
19Echo and the BunnymenCrocodiles1. Going up
2. Stars are stars
3. Pride
4. Monkeys
5. Crocodiles
6. Rescue
7. Villiers Terrace
8. Pictures on the wall
9. All that jazz
10. Happy death man
20Orchestral Manoeuvres in the DarkOrganisation1. Enola Gay
2. Second thought
3. VCL X1
4. Motion and heart
5. Statues
6. Misunderstanding
7. More I see you
8. Promise
9. Stanlow
21The BeatI Just Can't Stop It1. Mirror in the Bathroom
2. Hands Off She's Mine
3. Two Swords
4. Twist and Crawl
5. Rough Rider
6. Click Click
7. Big Shot
8. Whine and Grine/Stand Down Margaret
9. Noise in This World
10. Can't Get Used to Losing You
11. Best Friend
12. Jackpot
22Orchestral Manoeuvres in the DarkOMD1. Bunker Soldiers
2. Almost
3. Mystereality
4. Electricity
5. The Messerschmitt Twins
6. Messages
7. Julia's Song
8. Red Frame/White Light
9. Dancing
10. Pretending To See The Future
23Fad GadgetFireside Favourites1. Pedestrian
2. State of the nation
3. Salt lake city sunday
4. Coitus interruptus
5. Newsreel
6. Insecticide
7. The box
8. Arch of the aorta
24The B-52sWild Planet1. Party Out of Bounds
2. Dirty Back Road
3. Runnin' Around
4. Give Me Back My Man
5. Private Idaho
6. Devil in My Car
7. Quiche Lorraine
8. Strobe Light
9. 53 Miles West of Venus
25Steely DanGaucho1. Babylon sisters
2. Hey nineteen
3. Glamour profession
4. Gaucho
5. Time out of mind
6. My rival
7. Third world man
26The Monochrome SetStrange Boutique1. The Monochrome Set (I Presume)
2. The Lighter Side Of Dating
3. Expresso
4. The Puerto Rican Fence Climber
5. Tomorrow Will Be Too Long
6. Martians Go Home
7. Love Goes Down The Drain
8. Ici Les Enfants
9. The Etcetera Stroll
10. Goodbye Joe
11. The Strange Boutique
27The Only OnesBaby's Got a Gun1. The Happy pilgrim
2. Why don't you kill yourself
3. Me and my shadow
4. Deadly nightshade
5. Strange mouth
6. The Big sleep
7. Oh Lucinda
8. Reunion
9. Trouble in the world
10. Castle built on sand
11. Fools
12. My way out of here
28The Monochrome SetLove Zombies1. Love Zombies
2. Adeste Fideles
3. 405 Lines
4. B-I-D Spells Bid
5. R.S.V.P.
6. Apocalypso
7. Karma Suture
8. The Man With The Black Moustache
9. The Weird And Wonderful World Of Tony Potts
10. In Love, Cancer
29Deutsch Amerikanische FreundschaftDie Kleinen und die Bosen1. Osten wahrt am langsten
2. Essen dann schlafen
3. Coco pino
4. Kinderfunk
5. Nacht arbeit
6. Ich gebe dir ein stuck von mir
7. De pane
8. Gewalt
9. Gib's mir
10. Auf wiedersehen
11. Das ist liebe
12. Was ist eine welle
13. Anzufassen und anzufassen
14. Volkstanz
15. Die lustigen stiefel
16. Die kleinen und die bosen
17. Die fesche iola
18. El basilon
19. Y la gracia
30Vic Godard & Subway SectWhat's the Matter Boy?1. Birth and Death
2. Stand Back
3. Watching the Devil
4. Enclave
5. Out of Touch/View
6. Vertical Integration
7. Split up the Money
8. Stool Pigeon
9. Double Negative
10. Exit No Return
11. Empty Shell
12. Make Me Sad
31Elvis CostelloGet Happy. Love for tender
2. Opportunity
3. The Imposter
4. Secondary modern
5. King Horse
6. Possession
7. Man called Uncle
8. Clowntime is over
9. New Amsterdam
10. High fidelity
11. I can't stand up for falling down
12. Black and white world
13. Five gears in reverse
14. B movie
15. Motel matches
16. Human touch
17. Beaten to the punch
18. Temptation
19. I stand accused
20. Riot act
32Simple MindsEmpires and Dance1. I travel
2. Today I died again
3. Celebrate
4. This fear of Gods
5. Capital city
6. Constantinople line
7. Twist run repulsion
8. Thirty frames a second
9. Kant kino
10. Room
33Lene LovichFlex1. Bird Song
2. What Will I Do Without You?
3. Angels
4. The Night
5. You Can't Kill Me
6. Egg Head
7. Wonderful One
8. Monkey Talk
9. Joan
10. The Freeze
34Michael HurleySnockgrass1. Midnite Rounder
2. O My Stars
3. Tia Marie
4. I'm Gettin' Ready to Go
5. Watchin' the Show
6. Automatic Slim & The Fat Boys
7. Don't Treat Me Bad
8. I Head the Voice of a Porkchop
9. No Home
10. JolÚ Blon
11. I Think I'll Move
12. Goin' to Florida
13. You Gonna Look Like a Monkey
35BauhausIn the Flat Field1. Dark entries
2. Double dare
3. In the flat field
4. God in an alcove
5. Dive
6. Spy in the cab
7. Small talk stinks
8. St Vitus dance
9. Stigmata martyr
10. Nerves
36The SoundJeopardy1. I Can't Escape Myself
2. Heartland
3. Hour Of Need
4. Words Fail Me
5. Missiles
6. Heyday
7. Jeopardy
8. Night Versus Day
9. Resistance
10. Unwritten Law
11. Desire
37Pauline Murrayand the Invisible Girls1. Screaming in the darkness
2. Dream sequence 1
3. European eyes
4. Shoot you down
5. Sympathy
6. Time slipping
7. Drummer boy
8. Thundertunes
9. When will we learn
10. Mr X
11. Judgement day
12. Visitor
13. Animal crazy
14. Searching for Heaven
38The CureSeventeen Seconds1. At night
2. Final sound
3. A Forest
4. In your house
5. M
6. Play for today
7. Reflections
8. Secrets
9. Seventeen seconds
10. Three
39The PassionsMichael and Miranda1. Pedal fury
2. Oh no it's you
3. Snow
4. Love song
5. Man on the tube
6. Miranda
7. Obsession
8. Suspicion
9. Palava
10. Absentee
11. Brick wall
12. Why me
40Dalek ICompass Kumpas1. The World
2. 8 Track
3. Destiny (Dalek I Love You)
4. A Suicide
5. The Kiss
6. Trapped
7. Two Chameleons
8. Freedom Fighters
9. You Really Got Me
10. Mad
11. Good Times
12. We're all Actors
13. Heat
14. Missing 15 Minutes
41Wreckless EricThe Big Smash1. A Pop Song
2. Tonight
3. Too Busy
4. Broken Doll
5. Can I Be Your Hero?
6. Back In My Home Town
7. It'll Soon Be the Weekend
8. Strange Towns
9. Excuse Me
10. Break My Mind
11. Good Conversation
12. Out of the Blue
42Lemon KittensWe Buy a Hammer for Daddy1. P.V.S. (Power Viewed Subjectively)
2. Small Mercies (Evas Song)
3. Coasters
4. Up In Arms
5. The American Cousin
6. Evidence
7. Rome Burning
8. (Afraid Of Being) Bled By Leeches
9. Pain Topics
10. Reversal 2
11. These Men Of Old England
12. Wrist Job / Once Green And Pleasant Land
13. Lycanthrothene
14. Motet
15. Throat Violence
16. False Alarm (Malicious)
Best Albums of 1979
Best Albums of 1981