Best Music Albums - Year By
1. Thin Lizzy: Renegade
peak in the number of great Thin Lizzy albums.
2. Duran Duran: Duran Duran
from one of the most important bands of the New Romantics wave - and still a great album
today. Contains "Girls On Film", a classic in its own right.
About Duran Duran
3. Ultravox: Rage In Eden
in the important Ultravox trilogy, the others being "Vienna" and
"Quartet". "The Voice" would be the biggest hit here.
4. Depeche Mode: Speak & Spell
album from the masters of synth pop. A fairly naive approach to music, but still very
About Depeche Mode
5. Foreigner: 4
"Waiting For A Girl Like You" and "Jukebox Hero" were the hits from
the best Foreigner album. Success was on the way...
6. The Human League: Dare!
important album in the synth era of the early '80's. The big hit was "Don't You Want
Me", but the album as a whole contained a lot of new inspiration.
7. U2: October
from U2 builds on the formula already aired on their debut. It's a picture of a band still
trying to find themselves musically but still with many qualities.
8. The Alan Parsons Project: Eye
in The Sky
||One of the
most important Alan Parsons releases. During this period the number of releases and
quality of these were very stable and Parsons was a househeld name.
9. Whitesnake: Come 'An Get It
stuffed with soul, smoke, rock'n'roll and dirty manners. Great heavy rock from one of the
10. Men At Work: Business As
there something about a song called "Down Under"....? Still, this would not be
the only reason to get the album. Early '80's pop the Aussie way...
also made an impact:
Abba: The Visitors
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