1984

Albums Of The Year

10Rickie Lee Jones
The Magazine

Tracks Of The Year

1
Womack & Womack
Love Wars
2Elvis Costello And The Attractions
I Wanna Be Loved
3Special AKA
Free Nelson Mandela
4Dennis Edwards
Don’t Look Any Further
5Staple Singers
Slippery People
6James Ingram
Yah Mo Be There
7The Smiths
What Difference Does It Make
8Bruce Springsteen
Dancing In The Dark
9Prince
When Doves Cry
10Van Halen
Jump
  1. Chaka Khan – I Feel For You
  2. Malcolm X – No Sell Out / Malcolm X
  3. World’s Famous Supreme Team – Hey DJ
  4. Frankie Paul – War Is In The Dance / Pass The Tu Sheng Peng
  5. Smokey Robinson – And I Don’t Love You
  6. Bobby Womack And Patti Labelle – Love Has Finally Come At Last
  7. The Go-Betweens – Bachelor Kisses
  8. The Redskins – Keep On Keepin’ On
  9. Jocelyn Brown – Somebody Else’s Guy
  10. Chuck Brown – We Need Money
  11. Style Council – You’re The Best Thing
  12. Working Week – Venceremos (We Will Win)
  13. J Blackfoot – Taxi
  14. Malcolm McLaren – Madam Butterfly
  15. Scott Walker – Track Three
  16. Orange Juice – What Presense!?
  17. The Blue Nile – Tinseltown In The Rain
  18. Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Want To Have Fun
  19. Foetus Art Terrorism – Calamity Crush
  20. Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy
  1. Special AKA – What I Like Most About You Is Your Girlfriend
  2. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – In The Ghetto
  3. The Pogues – Dark Streets Of London
  4. Cabaret Voltaire – Sensoria
  5. Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time
  6. Hugh Masekela – Don’t Go Lose it Baby
  7. Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Relax
  8. The Imposter – Peace In Our Time
  9. The Residents – It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World
  10. U2 – Pride (In The Name Of Love)
  11. Rufus & Chaka Khan – Ain’t Nobody
  12. Shock Headed Peters – I Bloodbrother Be
  13. The Three Johns – Do The Square Thing
  14. The Waterboys – The Big Music
  15. Echo And The Bunnymen – The Killing Moon
  16. Madness – Michael Caine
  17. Manu Dibango – Abele Dance
  18. Friends Again – Honey At The Core
  19. Everything But The Girl – Each And Every One
  20. Chakk – Out Of The Flesh