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1981

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Village Voice Pazz & Jop (USA)

1. The Clash: Sandinista! (Epic)
2. X: Wild Gift (Slash)
3. Elvis Costello and the Attractions: Trust (Columbia)
4. The Rolling Stones: Tattoo You (Rolling Stones)
5. Rickie Lee Jones: Pirates (Warner Bros.)
6. Squeeze: East Side Story (A&M)
7. Tom Verlaine: Dreamtime (Warner Bros.)
8. Prince: Controversy (Warner Bros.)
9. Rick James: Street Songs (Gordy)
10. Go-Go's: Beauty and the Beat (I.R.S.)
11. Human Switchboard: Who's Landing in My Hangar? (Faulty Products)
12. Kid Creole and the Coconuts: Fresh Fruit in Foreign Places (Sire/ZE)
13. David Byrne: Songs From the Broadway Production of "The Catherine Wheel" (Sire)
14. Black Uhuru: Red (Mango)
15. Psychedelic Furs: Talk Talk Talk (Columbia)
16. Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Re*ac*tor (Reprise)
17. Romeo Void: It's a Condition (415)
18. U2: Boy (Island)
19. Neville Brothers: Fiyo on the Bayou (A&M)
20. Was (Not Was): Was (Not Was) (Island/ZE)
21. Au Pairs: Playing With a Different Sex (Human)
22. Tom Tom Club (Sire)
23. The English Beat: Wha'ppen? (Sire)
24. The Police: Ghost in the Machine (A&M)
25. James Blood Ulmer: Free Lancing (Columbia)
26. The dB's: Stands for Decibels (Albion import)
27. David Lindley: El Rayo-X (Asylum)
28. Joe Ely: Live Shots (MCA)
29. Yoko Ono: Season of Glass (Geffen)
30. The Blasters (Slash)
31. Grace Jones: Nightclubbing (Island)
32. Luther Vandross: Never Too Much (Epic)
33. Fela Anikulapo Kuti: Black President (Arista import)
34. Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: Bad Reputation (Boardwalk)
35. King Crimson: Discipline (Warner Bros./EG)
36. Joan Armatrading: Walk Under Ladders (A&M)
37. Lindsey Buckingham: Law and Order (Asylum)
38. Marianne Faithfull: Dangerous Acquaintances (Island)
39. U2: October (Island)
40. The dB's: Repercussion (Albion import)



OOR (The Netherlands)

1. U2 - October
2. Grace Jones - Nightclubbing
3. Comsat angels - Sleep no more
4. Black uhuru - Red
5. Mink DeVille - Coup de grace
6. David Thomas - The sound of the sand
7. Steve Winwood - Arc of a diver
8. King crimson - Discipline
9. Public image ltd - The flower of romance
10. Echo & the Bunnymen - Heaven up here
11. Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft - Alles ist gut
12. Au pairs - Playing with a different sex
13. Cabaret Voltaire - Red mecca
14. Scars - Author! Author!
15. Marianne Faithfull - Dangerous acquaintances
16. Heaven 17 - Penthouse and pavement
17. Undertones - Positive touch
18. Brian Eno & David Byrne - My life in the bush of ghosts
19. Y&T - Earthshaker
20. Human league - Dare!
Sound - From the lion's mouth
22. Joan Armatrading - Walk under ladders
23. Elvis Costello - Trust
24. Japan - Tin drum
25. Gregory Isaacs - More Gregory
Level 42 - Level 42
27. Clash - Sandinista
Phil Collins - Face value
Police - Ghost in the machine
30. This heat - Deceit
31. Associates - Fourth drawer down
Rolling stones - Tattoo you
33. Split enz - Waiata
Bunny Wailer - Rock 'n groove
35. Raven - Rock until you drop
36. Black sabbath - The mob rules
Was (not Was) - Was (Not Was)
Frank Zappa - You are what you is
39. Basement 5 - 1965-1980
Medium medium - The glitterhouse
Prince - Controversy
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Juju
Tuxedomoon - Desire
44. Defunkt - Defunkt
Fay Lovsky - Confetti
46. Riot - Fire down under
47. Genesis - Abacab
Plan - Normalette surprise
49. Terry Allen - Smokin' the dummy
Cramps - Psychedelic jungle
Electric Light Orchestra - Time



NME (UK)

1. Nightclubbing - Grace Jones
2. Computer world - Kraftwerk
3. Red - Black Uhuru
4. Wha'ppen - The beat
5. Penthouse and Pavement - Heaven 17
6. Dare - Human league
7. Trust - Elvis Costello
8. Alles ist gut - DAF
9. Red mecca - Cabaret Voltaire
10. Fresh fruit in foreign places - Kid Creole and the coconuts
11. Gold und liebe - DAF
12. Mutant disco - Various artists
13. Slates - The fall
14. Black president - Fela Kuti
15. Flowers of romance - PIL
16. Raise! - Earth wind and fire
17. Playing with a different sex - Au Pairs
18. Rock 'n' groove - Bunny Wailer
19. East side story - Squeeze
20. Almost blue - Elvis Costello
21. Being with you - Smokey Robinson
22. Heaven up here - Echo and the bunnymen
23. See jungle! etc..... - Bow wow wow
24. The electric spanking ..... - Funkadelic
25. Odyshape - The raincoats
26. Gang war - Prince Charles & the City beat band
27. Sings the Wailers - Bunny Wailer
28. Positive touch - The undertones
29. Get down attack - General Caine II
30. Blythe Spirit - Arther Blythe
31. Tin drum - Japan
32. 7 - Madness
33. Defunkt - Defunkt
34. Tattoo you - The Rolling Stones
35. Alan vega - Alan Vega
36. Intuition - Linx
37. Dreamtime - Tom Verlaine
38. In our lifetime - Marvin Gaye
39. New chapter - Aswad
40. Greatest hits - Throbbing Gristle
41. Something special - Kool and the gang
42. Dolmen music - Meredith Monk
43. Miracles - Change
44. Wild gift - X
45. The man with the horn - Miles Davis
46. Pleasant dreams - The Ramones
47. Psychedelic jungle - The cramps
48. It must be magic - Teena Marie
49. Sleep no more - The Comsat angels
50. The many faces of roger - Roger



Sounds (UK)

1. Dare - Human League
2. Heaven Up Here - Echo And The Bunnymen
3. Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret - Soft Cell
4. Playing With A Different Sex - Au Pairs
5. Tin Drum - Japan
6. Pretenders II - Pretenders
7. The Wild, The Willing And The Innocent - UFO
8. Author! Author! - Scars
9. Once Upon A Time - Siouxsie And The Banshees
10. See Jungle! See Jungle! Go Ape Crazy! Go Join Your Gang City All Over, yeah! - Bow Wow Wow
11. Prince Charming - Adam And The Ants
12. Duran Duran - Duran Duran
13. No Sleep Till Hammersmith - Motorhead
14. Kilimanjaro (Remix) - Teardrop Explodes
15. Thirst - Clock Dva
16. For Mad Men Only - UK Decay
17. Fair Warning - Van Halen
18. Sons And Fascination/Sister Feelings Call - Simple Minds
19. Singles Going Steady - Buzzcocks
20=. Assault And Battery - Rose Tattoo
20=. For Those About To Rock AC/DC



Rolling Stone (USA)

Tattoo You: Rolling Stones

Runners-up:
Wild gift: X
East side story: Squeeze
Sandinista: Clash
Fiyo on the bayou: Neville Brothers
Pirates: Riclie Lee Jones
Catherine Wheel: David Byrne
Ghost in the machine: Police
Strenght through oi!: various Artist
Freeze-Frame: J.Geils Band
Dreamtime: Tom Verlaine



Hot Press (Ireland)

1. Elvis Costello - Trust
2. The Undertones - Positive Touch
3. The Human League - Dare
4. Elvis Costello - Almost Blue
5. De Danann - The Star Spangled Molly



Melody Maker (UK)

1. Penthouse and pavement - Heaven 17
2. Trust - Elvis Costello
3. Almost Blue - Elvis Costello
4. East side story - Squeeze
5. Ghost in the machine - The Police

* Dare - Human league
* Movement - New order
* Non stop erotic cabaret - Soft cell
* Journeys to glory - Spandau ballet
* My life in the bush of ghosts - Brian eno, David Byrne
* Nightclubbing - Grace Jones
* Stray cats - The stray cats Note: Melody Maker only orderd top five albums this year.



Rockerilla (Italy)

1. Echo & the Bunnymen-Heaven up here
2. Brian Eno & David Byrne-My life in the bush of ghosts
3. Siouxsie & the Banshees- Ju-ju
4. D.A.F.-Gold und liebe
5. Clock Dva-Thirst
6. Rip Rig & Panic-God
7. Stray Cats-Stray Cats
8. Lounge Lizards-The Lounge Lizards
9. Psychedelic Furs-Talk talk talk
10. Japan-Tin drum
11. U2-October
12. Gun Club-Fire of love
13. Grace Jones-Nightclubbing
14. Raincoats-Odyshape
15. A Certain Ratio-Too each
16. Teardrop Explodes-Wilder
17. New Order-Movement
18. Heaven 17-Penthouse and pavement
19. Josef K.-The only fun in town
20. Cure-Faith



The Face (UK)

* Grace Jones – Nightclubbing
* Lizzy Mercier Descloux – Mambo Nassau
* Black Uhuru – Red
* Bow Wow Wow – See Jungle etc
* Kid Creole – Fresh Fruit From Foreign Places
* Ray Charles – Brother Ray
* Human League – Dare
* Various Artists – Mutant Disco
* Miles Davis – The Man With The Horn
* Gil Scott Heron – Reflections
* Lounge Lizards – Lounge Lizards
* Fire Engines – Lubricate Your Living Room



Spex (Germany)

Sektion 1
Henry Badowski - Life Is A Grand
Passage - For All And None
Echo And The Bunnymen - Heaven Up Here
The Associates - Fourth Drawer Down
The Honeymonn Killers - Les Tueurs de la lune de miel

Sektion 2: Elektronik
Heaven 17 - Penthouse & Pavement
The Human League - Dare
Riuichi Sakamoto - B-2 Unit
Yellow Magic Orchestra - BGM
Der Plan - Normalette Surprise
Pyrolator - Ausland

Sektion 3: Disco & Neo-Funk
Lizzy Mercier-Descloux - Mambo Nassau
Was (Not) Was
Mutant Disco
Kid Creole & The Coconuts - Fresh Fruit In Foreign Places
Linx - Intuition
Linx - Go Ahead

Sektion 4: Dritte Welt (third world)
Gregory Issacs - More Gregory
Creation Rebel - Psychotic Jonkanoo
Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare - Taxi Compilation
Gasper-Lawal - Ajomase

Sektion 5: Jazz
Lounge Lizards
Miles Davis
Material
James Blood Ulmer

Sektion 6: Avantgarde
This Heat - Deceit
Laughing Hands - Ledge
Laughing Hands - Dog Photos



Rolling Stone (Germany)

America:
Rolling Stones - Tattoo You
Joan Armatrading - Walk Under Ladders
Bob Dylan - Shot Of Love
Squeeze - Eastside Story
Kinks - Give The People What They Want
Marinne Fathfull - Dangerous Acquaintances
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Trust
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Tom Verlaine - Dreamtime
Pretenders - II
Art Garfunkel - Scissors Cut
Ramones - Pleasent Dreams
Rosanna Cash - Seven Year Ache
R.E.O. Speedwagon - Hi Infidelity
Cars - Shake It Up
Go-Go's - Beauty & The Beat
J.Geils Band - Freeze Frame
Stevie Nicks - Bella Donna
David Lindley - El Rayo-X
Steve Miller Band - Circle Of Love
Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays - As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls
Pat Benatar - Precious Time
David Byrne & Brian Eno - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts
Lindsay Buckingham - Law And Order
Smokey Robinson - Being With You
Prince - Dirty Mind
Rod Stewart - Tonight I'm Yours
Rickie Lee Jones - Pirates
Willie Nelson - Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Creedence Clearwater Revival - The Concert
Neil Young & Crazy Horse - RE-AC-TOR
Foreigner - 4
Styx - Paradise Theatre
Steve Winwood - Arc Of A Diver
Clash - Sandinista
Garry US Bond - Dedication
Warren Zevon - Stand In The Fire
Billy Joel - Songs In The Attic
Who - Face Dances
Yoko Ono - Season Of Glass

UK:
Cure - Faith
Peter Hammill - Sitting Targets
Japan - Tin Drum
Doll By Doll - same
Anthony Moore - World Service
John Martyn - Glorious Fools
Orchestral Manoevres - Architecture And Morality

Germany:
Deutsch-Amerikanische Freundschaft - Alles ist gut
Marius Müller Westernhagen - Stinker
Holger Czukay - On The Way To The Peak Of Normal
Rheingold - same
BAP - Für Usszeschnigge
Kraftwerk - Computerwelt
Palais Schaumburg - same
Ideal - Der Ernst des Lebens
Grauzone - same
Udo Lindenberg - Udopia
Zeltinger Band - Schleimig
Spider Murphy Gang - Dolce Vita
Eloy - Planets
Knall - Kameraden
Fehlfarben - 33 Tage in Ketten

Schlager (Sweden)

1. Eldkvarn – Genom ljuva livet
2. Commando M Pigg - Commando M Pigg
3. Ebba Grön – Kärlek och uppror
4. Simple Minds – Sons and Fascination
5. Elvis Costello – Trust
6. Wah! – Nah = Poh the Art of Bluff
7. Lustans Lakejer – Lustans Lakejer
8. Was (Not Was) - Was (Not Was)
9. New Order – Movement
10. Lars Hollmer – 12 sibiriska cyklar

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