Record Mirror (UK) - Albums of the 80's (1989)

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Record Mirror (UK) - Albums of the 80's (1989)

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Oddly, this list on rocklist.net has not been included on AM. It seems to be a critics' list.

http://www.rocklistmusic.co.uk/recordmi ... #80salbums

1. Sign o' the Times – Prince (1987)
2. Actually – Pet Shop Boys (1987)
3. The Queen is Dead – The Smiths (1986)
4. The Lexicon of Love – ABC (1982)
5. Like a Prayer – Madonna (1989)
6. 3 Feet High and Rising – De La Soul (1989)
7. Thriller – Michael Jackson (1982)
8. Soul Mining – The The (1983)
9. Control – Janet Jackson (1986)
10. Purple Rain – Prince and the Revolution (1984)
11. Power, Corruption & Lies – New Order (1983)
12. Introspective – Pet Shop Boys (1988)
13. The Smiths – The Smiths (1984)
14. Songs to Remember – Scritti Politti (1982)
15. Living My Life – Grace Jones (1982)
16. Rattlesnakes – Lloyd Cole and the Commotions (1984)
17. This is Big Audio Dynamite – Big Audio Dynamite (1985)
18. More Specials – The Specials (1980)
19. Welcome to the Pleasuredome – Frankie Goes To Hollywood (1984)
20. Fans – Malcolm McLaren (1984)
21. The Gift – The Jam (1982)
22. Midnight Love – Marvin Gaye (1982)
23. Searching for the Young Soul Rebels – Dexys Midnight Runners (1980)
24. Closer – Joy Division (1980)
25. Make It Big – Wham! (1984)
26. Give Me the Reason – Luther Vandross (1986)
27. Dare – The Human League (1981)
28. Songs from the Big Chair – Tears For Fears (1985)
29. Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret – Soft Cell (1981)
30. Hounds of Love – Kate Bush (1985)
31. It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back – Public Enemy (1988)
32. Technique – New Order (1989)
33. She’s Strange – Cameo (1984)
34. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) – Eurythmics (1983)
35. Upstairs at Eric’s – Yazoo (1982)
36. Music for the Masses – Depeche Mode (1987)
37. Labour of Love – UB40 (1983)
38. Paradise – Inner City (1989)
39. Original Soundtrack – S’Express (1989)
40. The Age of Consent – Bronski Beat (1984)
41. Penthouse and Pavement – Heaven 17 (1981)
42. Colour by Numbers – Culture Club (1983)
43. The Joshua Tree – U2 (1987)
44. Licensed to Ill – Beastie Boys (1986)
45. Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby - Terence Trent D'Arby (1987)
46. I Just Can't Stop It – The Beat (1980)
47. The Innocents – Erasure (1988)
48. Tropical Gangsters – Kid Creole and the Coconuts (1982)
49. Let’s Dance – David Bowie (1983)
50. Club Classics Volume One – Soul II Soul (1989)
51. Kilimanjaro - The Teardrop Explodes (1980)
52. Empires and Dance - Simple Minds (1980)
53. Absolutely - Madness (1980)
54. A New Flame - Simply Red (1989)
55. Lōc’ed After Dark - Tone Lōc (1989)
56. Ocean Rain - Echo and the Bunnymen (1984)
57. Boy - U2 (1980)
58. Synchronicity - The Police (1983)
59. Madonna - Madonna (1983)
60. Love - Aztec Camera (1987)
61. The Head on the Door - The Cure (1985)
62. Raising Hell - Run DMC (1986)
63. Café Bleu - The Style Council (1984)
64. Diamond Life - Sade (1984)
65. 1999 - Prince (1982)
66. Flesh and Blood - Roxy Music (1980)
67. Rum Sodomy & the Lash - The Pogues (1985)
68. Graceland - Paul Simon (1986)
69. Waiting - Fun Boy Three (1983)
70. Being with You - Smokey Robinson (1981)
71. Kick - INXS (1987)
72. Happy Families - Blancmange (1982)
73. George Best - The Wedding Present (1987)
74. A Walk Across the Rooftops - The Blue Nile (1984)
75. No Jacket Required - Phil Collins (1985)
76. I Feel for You - Chaka Khan (1984)
77. Little Creatures - Talking Heads (1985)
78. Brothers in Arms - Dire Straits (1985)
79. Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman (1988)
80. The Raw and the Cooked - Fine Young Cannibals (1989)
81. Steve McQueen - Prefab Sprout (1985)
82. Pelican West - Haircut 100 (1982)
83. Born in the USA - Bruce Springsteen (1984)
84. Running in the Family - Level 42 (1987)
85. Vienna - Ultravox (1980)
86. You Can’t Hide Your Love Forever - Orange Juice (1982)
87. Private Dancer - Tina Turner (1984)
88. Lifes Rich Pageant - R.E.M. (1986)
89. Conscience - Womack & Womack (1988)
90. Kylie - Kylie Minogue (1988)
91. No Parlez - Paul Young (1983)
92. Like a Virgin - Madonna (1984)
93. Too - Rye - Ay - Dexy’s Midnight Runners (1982)
94. Raw Like Sushi - Neneh Cherry (1989)
95. True - Spandau Ballet (1983)
96. Psychocandy - The Jesus and Mary Chain (1985)
97. Stella - Yello (1985)
98. Eden - Everything but the Girl (1984)
99. Metal Box - Public Image Limited (actually 1979, but reissued in 1980 as “Second Edition)
100. Raintown - Deacon Blue (1987)
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Re: Record Mirror (UK) - Albums of the 80's (1989)

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Solid list-- they may have made a misstep choosing Love over High Land Hard Rain but it gives oxygen to the 80s in all its facets and I'm encouraged seeing my second favourite Jam album so highly recognised for a change (only bubbling on AM!)
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