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)
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  • 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 407

     Artist(s)First UK Chart AppearanceHighest UK Chart PositionOriginal Year
    Act - Snobbery & DecayAct
    Adam and the Ants - CartroubleAdam and the Ants24 January 198133
    The Adventures - Broken LandThe Adventures26 March 198820
    After the Fire - Der KommissarAfter the Fire
    All About Eve - Martha's HarbourAll About Eve30 July 198810
    Altered Images - Dead Pop StarsAltered Images
    Anne Pigalle - Hé StrangerAnne Pigalle
    The Associates - Party Fears TwoThe Associates20 February 19829
    Aztec Camera - ObliviousAztec Camera5 February 198347
    The B-52's - Planet ClaireThe B-52's10 May 198612
    B-Movie - Remembrance DayB-Movie
    Bauhaus - Kick in the EyeBauhaus
    Big Audio Dynamite - Medicine ShowBig Audio Dynamite
    China Crisis - African And WhiteChina Crisis7 August 198245
    The Clash - This Is EnglandThe Clash
    The Creatures - Mad Eyed ScreamerThe Creatures3 October 198124
    The Cult - Edie (Ciao Baby)The Cult
    The Cure - A ForestThe Cure12 April 198031
    The Damned - Grimly FiendishThe Damned30 March 198521
    The Darling Buds - Hit the GroundThe Darling Buds
    David Sylvian - Pop SongDavid Sylvian11 November 198983
    David Sylvian - Red GuitarDavid Sylvian2 June 198417
    Devo - Whip ItDevo
    Echo & the Bunnymen - The CutterEcho & the Bunnymen22 January 19838
    Electronic - Getting Away With ItElectronic16 December 198912
    Eurythmics - Beethoven (I Love to Listen to)Eurythmics24 October 198725
    The Fall - There's a Ghost in My HouseThe Fall
    Gang of Four - I Love a Man in a UniformGang of Four
    The Go-Go's - Head Over HeelsThe Go-Go's1984
    The Icicle Works - Love Is a Wonderful ColourThe Icicle Works
    Iggy Pop - ShadesIggy Pop
    It's Immaterial - Driving Away From Home (Jim's Tune)It's Immaterial
    The Jam - That's EntertainmentThe Jam7 February 198121
    Japan - Gentlemen Take PolaroidsJapan18 October 198060
    Joy Division - AtmosphereJoy Division
    Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us ApartJoy Division28 June 198013
    Julian Cope - World Shut Your MouthJulian Cope
    Kissing The Pink - The Last FilmKissing The Pink
    Latin Quarter - Radio AfricaLatin Quarter
    Laurie Anderson - O SupermanLaurie Anderson17 October 19812
    The Lotus Eaters - The First Picture Of YouThe Lotus Eaters
    Marc Almond - Stories of JohnnyMarc Almond24 August 198523
    Midge Ure/Mick Karn - After a FashionMidge Ure
    Mick Karn
    9 July 198339
    The Mission - Tower Of StrengthThe Mission
    The Motels - Suddenly Last SummerThe Motels
    Naked Eyes - Always Something There to Remind MeNaked Eyes
    New Order - Thieves Like UsNew Order28 April 198418
    Our Daughter's Wedding - LawnchairsOur Daughter's Wedding
    The Passions - I'm In Love With A German Film StarThe Passions
    Pete Wylie/The Mighty Wah! - Come BackThe Mighty Wah!
    Pete Wylie
    Pixies - Monkey Gone to HeavenPixies
    Pop Will Eat Itself - Def Con OnePop Will Eat Itself
    Pretenders - Talk Of The TownPretenders5 April 19808
    The Primitives - CrashThe Primitives27 February 19885
    Propaganda - Dr MabusePropaganda17 March 198427
    The Psychedelic Furs - President GasThe Psychedelic Furs
    R.E.M. - So. Central RainR.E.M.
    Robert Wyatt - ShipbuildingRobert Wyatt7 May 198335
    Sandii & The Sunsetz - Dreams of ImmigrantsSandii & The Sunsetz
    Scarlet Fantastic - No MemoryScarlet Fantastic
    Scritti Politti - The Sweetest GirlScritti Politti21 November 198164
    Simple Minds - The AmericanSimple Minds23 May 198159
    Siouxsie and the Banshees - Peek-a-BooSiouxsie and the Banshees30 July 198816
    The Sisters of Mercy - This CorrosionThe Sisters of Mercy
    The Smiths - Hand in GloveThe Smiths14 May 1983124
    Soft Cell - Down in the SubwaySoft Cell25 February 198424
    Spear of Destiny - LiberatorSpear of Destiny
    Split Enz - I Got YouSplit Enz
    The Stranglers - European FemaleThe Stranglers
    The Sugarcubes - BirthdayThe Sugarcubes
    Theatre of Hate - Do You Believe in the Westworld?Theatre of Hate
    Timbuk 3 - The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear ShadesTimbuk 3
    Tom Robinson - Listen to the Radio (Atmospherics)Tom Robinson12 November 198339
    Toyah - IeyaToyah17 July 198248
    The Waitresses - I Know What Boys LikeThe Waitresses1980
    Wall of Voodoo - Mexican RadioWall of Voodoo
    Westworld - Sonic Boom BoyWestworld
    XTC - Senses Working OvertimeXTC23 January 198210
    Yello - Vicious GamesYello
    Zaine Griff - FlowersZaine Griff