1985

Albums Of The Year

Tracks Of The Year

1
The Jesus And Mary Chain
Never Understand
2The Jesus And Mary Chain
Just like Honey
3Kate Bush
Running Up That Hill
4The Smiths
How Soon Is Now
5Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Tupelo
6The Jesus And Mary Chain
You Trip Me Up
7Madness
Yesterday’s Men
8Cameo
Single Life
9The Pogues
A Pair Of Brown Eyes
10Sonic Youth & Lydia Lunch
Death Valley ’69
  1. The Three Johns – Death Of The European
  2. Barrington Levy – Here I Come
  3. The Commodores – Nightshift
  4. Isley, Jasper, Isley – Caravan Of Love
  5. Maze – Back In Stride
  6. Fine Young Cannibals – Johnny Come Home
  7. Don Henley – Boys Of Summer/A Month Of Sundays
  8. Madonna – Into The Groove
  9. Donald Banks – Status Quo
  10. Fine Young Cannibals – Blue
  11. Primal Scream – All Fall Down
  12. EU – Sho’ Nuff Bumpin’
  13. Husker Du – Makes No Sense At All
  14. Ramones – Bonzo Goes To Bitburg
  15. Champion Doug Veitch – Jumping Into Love
  16. The Fall – Cruiser’s Creek/LA
  17. Troublefunk – Still Smokin’
  18. Robert Wyatt And The SWAMPO Singers – The Wind Of Change
  19. Miles Davis – Time After Time
  20. The loft – Up The Hill And Down The Slope
  1. Wayne Smith – Under Me Sleng Teng
  2. Bruce Springsteen – Born In The USA
  3. Teena Marie – Lovergirl
  4. The Winans – Let My People Go
  5. Run DMC – King Of Rock
  6. Talking Heads – Road To Nowhere
  7. Wiseblood – Motor Slug
  8. Bogshed – Let Them Eat Bogshed
  9. Conway Brothers – Turn It Up
  10. Prince – Raspberry Beret
  11. Phyllis Nelson – Move Closer
  12. Los Lobos – How Will The Wolf Survive?/ Don’t Worry Baby
  13. The Swans – Raping A Slave
  14. Strafe – Set It Off
  15. The Triffids – Fields Of Glass
  16. Redds And The Boys – Movin’ And Groovin’
  17. The men They Couldn’t Hang – Ironmasters
  18. Madness – Uncle Sam
  19. Microdisney – Birthday Girl
  20. Einsturzende Neubauten – Yu Gung