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Albums and Tracks of the Year for 1980

Albums and Tracks of the Year for 1980
  • Albums

  • Tracks

Joy Division - Closer

Joy Division

Closer

  1. Elvis Costello - Get Happy!!

    Elvis Costello
    Get Happy!!

  2. The Beat - I Just Can't Stop It

    The Beat
    I Just Can't Stop It

  3. Black Uhuru - Sinsemilla

    Black Uhuru
    Sinsemilla

  4. Holger Czukay - Movies

    Holger Czukay
    Movies

  5. Talking Heads - Remain In Light

    Talking Heads
    Remain In Light

  6. Echo And The Bunnymen - Crocodiles

    Echo And The Bunnymen
    Crocodiles

  7. Ry Cooder- Borderline

    Ry Cooder
    Borderline

  8. David Bowie - Scary Monsters And Super Creeps

    David Bowie
    Scary Monsters And Super Creeps

  9. Dexys Midnight Runners - Searching For The Young Soul Rebels

    Dexys Midnight Runners
    Searching For The Young Soul Rebels

  1. The Jam - Sound Affects

  2. Bruce Springsteen - The River

  3. UB40 - Signing Off

  4. Magazine - The Correct Use Of Soap

  5. The Cramps - Songs The Lord Taught Us

  6. Ian Dury And The Blockheads - Laughter

  7. Weather Report - Night Passage

  8. John Martyn - Grace And Danger

  9. Simple Minds - Empires And Dance

  10. Suicide - Suicide

  11. Bob Marley- Uprising

  12. Smokey Robinson - Warm Thoughts

  13. Young Marble Giants - Colossal Youth

  14. Public Image Ltd - Printemps Au Paris

  15. Cabaret Voltaire - Voice Of America

  16. Grace Jones - Warm Leatherette

  17. D.A.F - Die Kleinen Und Die Bosen

  18. Iggy Pop - Soldier

  19. Toots And The Maytals - Toots Live

  20. Lou Reed - Growing Up In Public

  21. Captain Beefheart - Doc At The Radar Station

  22. The Specials - More Specials

  23. Blue Oyster Cult - Cultosaurus Erectus

  24. The Teardrop Explodes - Kilimanjaro

  25. Milcho Leviev And Art Pepper - Blues For The Fisherman

  26. Captain Beefheart - Shiny Beast

  27. The Distractions - Nobody's Perfect

  28. Stevie Wonder- Hotter Than July

  29. John Cooper Clark - Snap Crackle & Bop

  30. Linton Kwesi Johnson - Bass Culture

  31. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Organisation

  32. The Twinkle Brothers - Countrymen

  33. Devo - Freedom Of Choice

  34. James Blood Ulmer - Are You Glad To Be In America

  35. Diana Ross - Diana

  36. Joni Mitchell - Shadows And Light

  37. Siouxsie And The Banshees - Kaleidoscope

  38. Comsat Angels - Waiting For A Miracle

  39. Tom Waits - Heartattack And Vine

  40. Etta James - Changes

Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

Joy Division

Love Will Tear Us Apart

  1. The Jam - Going Underground

    The Jam
    Going Underground

  2. The Beat - Mirror In The Bathroom

    The Beat
    Mirror In The Bathroom

  3. Joy Division - Atmosphere

    Joy Division
    Atmosphere

  4. David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

    David Bowie
    Ashes To Ashes

  5. Bow Wow Wow - Your Cassette pet

    Bow Wow Wow
    Your Cassette pet

  6. Grace Jones - Private Life

    Grace Jones
    Private Life

  7. David Bowie - Fashion

    David Bowie
    Fashion

  8. Bow Wow Wow - C30 C60 C90 Go

    Bow Wow Wow
    C30 C60 C90 Go

  9. Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster

    Stevie Wonder
    Master Blaster

  1. The Teardrop Explodes - Treason

  2. Dexys Midnight Runners - Geno

  3. The Jam - Start!

  4. UB40 - Food For Thought/King

  5. Elvis Costello - New Amsterdam

  6. A Certain Ratio - Shack Up

  7. Echo And The Bunnymen - Rescue

  8. UB40 - My Way Of Thinking/I Think It's Going To Rain Today

  9. Kurtis Blow - The Breaks

  10. The Beat - Best Friend/ Stand Down Margaret

  11. Elvis Costello - I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down

  12. The Cramps - Drug Train

  13. The Fall - Fiery Jack

  14. Dexys Midnight Runners - Dance Stance

  15. Robert Palmer - Johnny & Mary

  16. The Beat - Hands Off...She's Mine

  17. The Subterraneans - My Flamingo

  18. Magazine - A Song From Under The Floorboards

  19. Comsat Angels - Independence Day

  20. The Undertones - My Perfect Cousin

  21. The Stray Cats - Runaway Boys

  22. Robert Wyatt - At Last I Am Free

  23. Robert Palmer - Looking For Clues

  24. Dexy Midnight Runners - There, There, My Dear

  25. Madness - My Girl

  26. Squeeze - Another Nail In My Heart

  27. A Certain Ratio - Flight

  28. The Au Pairs - Diet/It's Obvious

  29. Tom Browne - Funkin' For Jamaica

  30. Cabaret Voltaire - Seconds Too Late

  31. Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out

  32. Elvis Costello - Hi-Fidelity

  33. Aswad - Warrior Charge

  34. Richard Hell - Love Comes In Spurts

  35. Smack - Edward Fox

  36. The Police - Don't Stand So Close To Me

  37. Bette Bright - Hello I'm Your Heart

  38. Linx - Rise And Shine

  39. Siouxsie And The Banshees - Happy House

  40. Adam And The Ants - Dog Eat Dog


 
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