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Sunday, October 8, 2017

The 80 Best 80's Albums


Honorable Mention:

Tattoo You by The Rolling Stones

Bigger and Deffer by LL Cool J

Sign O' the Times by Prince

Screaming for Vengeance by Judas Priest

In the Darkness by Paul Chain Violet Theatre

The Adventures of Slick Rick by Slick Rick

Meat is Murder by The Smiths

Wild Planet by The B-52's

Labyrinth by David Bowie and Trevor Jones

Crazy Rhythms by The Feelies



80. Paradise Theatre by Styx

















79. Oh Mercy by Bob Dylan

















78. The Hurting by Tears for Fears

















77. EVOL by Sonic Youth


















76. Filth by Swans

















75. Damaged by Black Flag

















74. Swordfishtrombone by Tom Waits

















73. Rain Dogs by Tom Waits

















72. Long Live the Kane by Big Daddy Kane

















71. Freedom of Choice by DEVO

















70. Critical Breakdown by Ultramagnetic MC's

















69. She's So Unusual by Cyndi Lauper

















68. Make it Big by Wham!

















67. Raising Hell by Run-D.M.C.

















66. Beauty and the Beat by The Go-Go's

















65. Better Than Heaven by Stacey Q

















64. True Blue by Madonna

















63. Ready for the World by Ready for the World

















62. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) by Eurythmics


















61. Forever Young by Alphaville

















60. Broadcast by Cutting Crew

















59. Spirit of Eden by Talk Talk

















58. Nebraska by Bruce Springsteen

















57. Born in the U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen

















56. Bella Donna by Stevie Nicks

















55. Scary Monsters by David Bowie

















54. Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston

















53. Bad by Michael Jackson

















52. Purple Rain by Prince

















51. Heartbeat City by The Cars

















50. Combat Rock by The Clash

















49. Let's Dance by David Bowie

















48. Computerwelt by Kraftwerk

















47. Straight Outta Compton by N.W.A.

















46. 13 Songs by Fugazi

















45. Isn't Anything by My Bloody Valentine

















44. Psychocandy by The Jesus & Mary Chain

















43. Misfits by Misfits

















42. Nightfall by Candlemass

















41. Master of Puppets by Metallica

















40. Let it Be by The Replacements

















39. Double Nickels on the Dime by Minutemen

















38. Sandinista! by The Clash

















37. This Nation's Saving Grace by The Fall

















36. Speaking in Tongues by Talking Heads

















35. Strangeways, Here We Come by The Smiths

















34. The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses

















33. Doolittle by Pixies

















32. Treasure by Cocteau Twins

















31. 1999 by Prince

















30. Paid in Full by Eric B. & Rakim

















29. Control by Janet Jackson

















28. Rio by Duran Duran

















27. Architecture and Morality by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

















26. Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me by The Cure

















25. Music While You Work by 1,000 Mexicans

















24. Power, Corruption & Lies by New Order

















23. Avalon by Roxy Music

















22. Dare! by The Human League

















21. It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back by Public Enemy

















20. I'm Your Man by Leonard Cohen

















19. Judgment of the Dead by Pagan Altar

















18. Solo Piano by Philip Glass

















17. Deep Breakfast by Ray Lynch

















16. Digital-Dance by Software

















15. Graceland by Paul Simon

















14. The Queen is Dead by The Smiths

















13. Non Stop Erotic Cabaret by Soft Cell

















12. Tango in the Night by Fleetwood Mac

















11. L'Amour by Lewis Baloue

















10. Thriller by Michael Jackson

















9. Blue Bell Knoll by Cocteau Twins

















8. Closer by Joy Division

















7. Ocean Rain by Echo & the Bunnymen

















6. Disintegration by The Cure

















5. Songs from the Big Chair by Tears for Fears

















4. Remain in Light by Talking Heads

















3. Glassworks by Philip Glass

















2. Brotherhood by New Order

















1. Madonna by Madonna