Best Music Albums - Year By
1. Pink Floyd: The Wall
talent of Pink Floyd reached its peaks with this album.
2. Supertramp: Breakfast In America
||One of the
best albums of the decade and Supertramp's best, this album has all the good things that
characterized the band.
3. Thin Lizzy: Black Rose
"open" and fairly commercial album with many straightforward rock songs. Also
contains the brilliant "Got To Give It Up".
About Thin Lizzy
4. Dire Straits: Communiqué
Straits' most subtle release without too much fuzz. Like "Brothers In Arms" it
rests in itself and doesn't try to oversell the many fine songs on the album.
About Dire Straits
5. Roxy Music: Manifesto
||This album marked the era
were Roxy Music were most successful. Their funky and chique style had really found its
About Roxy Music
6. The Cure: Boys Don't Cry
||A very light
and straightforward early album from The Cure. Doesn't have any of the dark and
melancholic stuff but is still pretty enjoyable.
About The Cure
7. Michael Jackson: Off The Wall
||A very fine album laying
the bricks for what was to come with "Thriller" three years later.
8. The Eagles: The Long
||Last studio album from
The Eagles and an album filled with all kinds of opposites. Contains several brilliant
songs, though, but the band was growing tired...
About The Eagles
9. Toto: Hydra
||Second album from Toto
and the band is slowly developing their sound. Not as strong as the debut, though...
10. The Police: Regatta De Blanc
||The Police keep on
working on their sound and, even though still intact, the reggae influence is joined by
also made an impact:
David Bowie: Lodger
Simple Minds: Life In A Day
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