Now 80s Alternative (UK 2023)

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Now 80s Alternative
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Now 80s Alternative
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    Now 80s Alternative (CD)
    (Fri Jun 16 2023)
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    Now 80s Alternative (Vinyl)
    (Fri Jun 16 2023)
  • VersionRelease DateFormatNumber of Tracks
    Now 80s Alternative (UK 2023 CD)16 June 2023CD80
    Now 80s Alternative (UK 2023 Vinyl)16 June 2023Vinyl30

    This is a full list of tracks (in alphabetical order) that appear on at least one format of this album. For further breakdown of each format version, please see links above.

    (80 Tracks)


    Number of Unique Tracks : 42 (ie these tracks only appear on this album on this whole site)

    *Bearing in mind that not all albums are yet added to this site. Current count of albums with tracklists is 395

     First UK Chart AppearanceHighest UK Chart PositionOriginal Year
    Act - Snobbery & Decay
    Adam and the Ants - Cartrouble24 January 198133
    The Adventures - Broken Land
    After the Fire - Der Kommissar
    All About Eve - Martha's Harbour
    Altered Images - Dead Pop Stars
    Anne Pigalle - Hé Stranger
    The Associates - Party Fears Two20 February 19829
    Aztec Camera - Oblivious5 February 198347
    The B-52's - Planet Claire10 May 198612
    B-Movie - Remembrance Day
    Bauhaus - Kick in the Eye
    Big Audio Dynamite - Medicine Show
    China Crisis - African And White7 August 198245
    The Clash - This Is England
    The Creatures - Mad Eyed Screamer
    The Cult - Edie (Ciao Baby)
    The Cure - A Forest12 April 198031
    The Damned - Grimly Fiendish30 March 198521
    The Darling Buds - Hit the Ground
    David Sylvian - Pop Song11 November 198983
    David Sylvian - Red Guitar2 June 198417
    Devo - Whip It
    Echo & the Bunnymen - The Cutter
    Electronic - Getting Away With It16 December 198912
    Eurythmics - Beethoven (I Love to Listen to)24 October 198725
    The Fall - There's a Ghost in My House
    Gang of Four - I Love a Man in a Uniform
    The Go-Go's - Head Over Heels
    The Icicle Works - Love Is a Wonderful Colour
    Iggy Pop - Shades
    It's Immaterial - Driving Away From Home (Jim's Tune)
    The Jam - That's Entertainment7 February 198121
    Japan - Gentlemen Take Polaroids18 October 198060
    Joy Division - Atmosphere
    Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart28 June 198013
    Julian Cope - World Shut Your Mouth
    Kissing The Pink - The Last Film
    Latin Quarter - Radio Africa
    Laurie Anderson - O Superman
    The Lotus Eaters - The First Picture Of You
    Marc Almond - Stories of Johnny24 August 198523
    Midge Ure/Mick Karn - After a Fashion9 July 198339
    The Mission - Tower Of Strength
    The Motels - Suddenly Last Summer
    Naked Eyes - Always Something There to Remind Me
    New Order - Thieves Like Us28 April 198418
    Our Daughter's Wedding - Lawnchairs
    The Passions - I'm In Love With A German Film Star
    Pete Wylie/The Mighty Wah! - Come Back
    Pixies - Monkey Gone to Heaven
    Pop Will Eat Itself - Def Con One
    Pretenders - Talk Of The Town5 April 19808
    The Primitives - Crash
    Propaganda - Dr Mabuse17 March 198427
    The Psychedelic Furs - President Gas
    R.E.M. - So. Central Rain
    Robert Wyatt - Shipbuilding
    Sandii & The Sunsetz - Dreams of Immigrants
    Scarlet Fantastic - No Memory
    Scritti Politti - The Sweetest Girl
    Simple Minds - The American23 May 198159
    Siouxsie and the Banshees - Peek-a-Boo30 July 198816
    The Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion
    The Smiths - Hand in Glove14 May 1983124
    Soft Cell - Down in the Subway25 February 198424
    Spear of Destiny - Liberator
    Split Enz - I Got You
    The Stranglers - European Female
    The Sugarcubes - Birthday
    Theatre of Hate - Do You Believe in the Westworld?
    Timbuk 3 - The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades
    Tom Robinson - Listen to the Radio (Atmospherics)12 November 198339
    Toyah - Ieya17 July 198248
    The Waitresses - I Know What Boys Like1980
    Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio
    Westworld - Sonic Boom Boy
    XTC - Senses Working Overtime23 January 198210
    Yello - Vicious Games
    Zaine Griff - Flowers