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Having a 80s party and need some help in choosing the
music then look not further. we have selected for you some must have records
of the decade to make sure your party hits the right note.For more info
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Essential Albums

 

 

Title
Artist
Comment
Madonna - Like a Virgin
Like a Virgin
Madonna
This is a must have Madonna album.
Michael Jackson - Thriller
Thriller
Michael Jackson
The bestselling album of all time need we say more.Pure
Pop!
Wham! Make It Big
Make Big
Wham!
It’s the album that nobody wanted to admit to owning at
the time but everyone did!
Human League Dare
Dare
Human League
This landmark album represents the very nucleus of electronic
music that many would copy and it’s relevance today cannot be
under estimated.
ABC - Lexicon of LOve
The Lexicon of Love
abc
Sounds fresh from start to finish.

A masterpiece of orchestral songcraft .

Duran Duran- Rio
Rio
Duran Duran
If you’re of a certain age and wish to shut your eyes and
be transported to sunnier places, or just curious enough to listen
to a snapshot of 1982. This is the album for you.
Actually - Pet Shop Boys
Actually
Pet Shop Boys
Pop commentary on the state of late-1980s Britain.
Stone Roses
Stone Roses
This really is a record you need to own.Set the tone for
rock music in the 90s.
Adam Ant - Kings of the Wild Frontier
Kings of the Wild Frontier
Adam Ant
One of the ground breaking albums of the early 80’s.
The Smiths - Hatful of Hollow
Hatful of Hollow
The Smiths
The definitive Smiths album
Soft Cell - Non Stop Erotic Cabaret
Non Stop Erotic Cabaret
Soft Cell
Soft Cell’s 1981 debut masterpiece
Soul to Soul - Club Classics
Club Classics
Soul to Soul
A classic which defined British black music for a generation.

 

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80s Music Compilations

 

 

Disc: 1

1. Whip It – Devo

2. Video Killed the Radio Star – The Buggles

3. Empire Strikes Back – Meco

4. Another One Bites the Dust – Queen

5. Celebration – Kool & the Gang

6. Breaks, Pt. 1 – Kurtis Blow

7. Let My Love Open the Door – Pete Townshend

8. Call Me – Blondie

9. Keep on Loving You – REO Speedwagon

10. Turning Japanese – The Vapors

11. Lost in Love – Air Supply

12. 9 to 5 – Dolly Parton

13. I Love a Rainy Night – Eddie Rabbitt

14. Sailing – Christopher Cross

15. Just the Two of Us – Grover Washington, Jr.

16. Cars – Gary Numan

17. Ah! Leah! – Donnie Iris

18. Sweetheart – Franke & the Knockouts

19. Shake It Up – The Cars

20. General Hospi-Tale – Afternoon Delights

21. Stroke – Billy Squier

Disc: 2

1. Dancing With Myself – Billy Idol

2. Working for the Weekend – Loverboy

3. Jessie’s Girl – Rick Springfield

4. Genius of Love – Tom Tom Club

5. Centerfold – Centerfold

6. At This Moment – Billy Vera & The Beaters

7. Harden My Heart – Quarterflash

8. Hold on Loosely – .38 Special

9. Theme from “Greatest American Hero” (Believe It or
Not) – Joey Scarbury

10. Take Off – Bob and Doug McKenzie

11. Super Freak, Pt. 1 – Rick James

12. 867-5309/Jenny – Tommy Tutone

13. Bette Davis Eyes – Kim Carnes

14. Time – The Alan Parsons Project

15. Gloria – Laura Branigan

16. Maneater – Daryl Hall

17. Theme From Hill Street Blues – Larry Carlton

18. Valley Girl – Frank Zappa

19. Da Da Da (I Don’t Love You You Don’t Love Me Aha Aha Aha)
– Trio

20. You Dropped a Bomb on Me – The Gap Band

Disc: 3

1. Hungry Like the Wolf – Duran Duran

2. Look of Love, Pt. 1 – ABC

3. Tainted Love – Soft Cell

4. Rock This Town – Stray Cats

5. Lies – Thompson Twins

6. Words – Missing Persons

7. Don’t You Want Me – Human League

8. Love Plus One – Haircut 100

9. Down Under – Men at Work

10. Steppin’ Out – Joe Jackson

11. I Want Candy – Bow Wow Wow

12. Come on Eileen – Dexy’s Midnight Runners

13. Mickey – Toni Basil

14. Twilight Zone – Golden Earring

15. You Should Hear How She Talks About You – Melissa Manchester

16. Key Largo – Bertie Higgins

17. Pac-Man Fever – Buckner & Garcia

18. Total Eclipse of the Heart – Bonnie Tyler

19. Africa – Toto

20. Goodbye to You – Scandal

21. Puttin’ on the Ritz – Taco

Disc: 4

1. Jeopardy – Greg Kihn Band

2. She Blinded Me With Science – Thomas Dolby

3. Electric Avenue – Eddy Grant

4. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) – Eurythmics

5. Our House – Madness

6. Salt in My Tears – Martin Briley

7. Girls Just Want to Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper

8. Talking in Your Sleep – The Romantics

9. Major Tom (Coming Home) – Peter Schilling

10. Always Something There to Remind Me – Naked Eyes

11. In a Big Country – Big Country

12. One Thing Leads to Another – The Fixx

13. Der Kommisar – After the Fire

14. Suddenly Last Summer – The Motels

15. Karma Chameleon – Culture Club

16. Let’s Go to Bed – The Cure

17. Too Shy – Kajagoogoo

18. Maniac – Michael Sembello

19. Sister Christian – Night Ranger

20. Cum on Feel the Noize – Quiet Riot

Disc: 5

1. Owner of a Lonely Heart – Yes

2. Mr. Roboto – Styx

3. I’m So Excited – The Pointer Sisters

4. Back on the Chain Gang – The Pretenders

5. I Want to Know What Love Is – Foreigner

6. Sunglasses at Night – Corey Hart

7. Missing You – John Waite

8. 99 Luftballons – Nena

9. Tenderness – General Public

10. They Don’t Know – Tracey Ullman

11. Heaven – Bryan Adams

12. White Horse – Laid Back

13. Let the Music Play – Shannon

14. Let’s Hear It for the Boy – Deniece Williams

15. Cool It Now

16. Ghostbusters – Ray Parker, Jr.

17. Footloose – Kenny Loggins

18. We’re Not Gonna Take It – Twisted Sister

19. Rock You Like a Hurricane – Scorpions

20. Glamorous Life – Sheila E.

Disc: 6

1. Obsession – Animotion

2. Shout – Tears for Fears

3. Take on Me – a-ha

4. Don’t You (Forget About Me) – Simple Minds

5. Walking on Sunshine – Katrina & the Waves

6. Voices Carry – Til Tuesday

7. Weird Science – Oingo Boingo

8. You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) – Dead or Alive

9. “Miami Vice” Theme – Jan Hammer

10. Life in a Northern Town – The Dream Academy

11. Kyrie – Mr. Mister

12. Every Time You Go Away – Paul Young

13. We Built This City – Starship

14. St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion) – John Parr

15. Addicted to Love – Robert Palmer

16. Axel F – Harold Faltermeyer

17. Rhythm of the Night – DeBarge

18. You Look Marvelous – Billy Crystal

19. Heartbeat – Don Johnson

20. Everybody Have Fun Tonight – Wang Chung

Disc: 7

1. Venus – Bananarama

2. Walk Like an Egyptian – The Bangles

3. Paranoimia – The Art of Noise

4. If You Leave – Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

5. Keep Your Hands to Yourself – The Georgia Satellites

6. What You Need – INXS

7. Walk This Way – Run-D.M.C.

8. Rumors – Timex Social Club

9. Don’t Dream It’s Over – Crowded House

10. Holding Back the Years – Simply Red

11. I’ll Be Loving You (Forever) – New Kids on the Block

12. Tuff Enuff – The Fabulous Thunderbirds

13. Since You’ve Been Gone – The Outfield

14. Only in My Dreams – Debbie Gibson

15. Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley

16. Bamba – Los Lobos

17. Wild, Wild West – Escape Club

18. Don’t Worry, Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin

19. Right Here Waiting – Richard Marx

20. Roam – The B-52’s

 


 

 

Disc: 1

1. Tainted Love – Soft Cell

2. True Faith – New Order

3. Love Action (I Believe In Love) – The Human League

4. Like To Get To Know You Well – Howard Jones

5. Oxygene Iv – Jean Michel Jarre

6. Are ‘Friends’ Electric? – Gary Numan

7. 19 – Paul Hardcastle

8. Temptation – Heaven 17

9. The Riddle – Nik Kershaw

10. Why? – Bronski Beat

11. Love Resurrection – Alison Moyet

12. Doctor! Doctor! – Thompson Twins

13. The Circus – Erasure

14. Obsession – Animation

15. Big In Japan – Alphaville

16. Living On The Ceiling – Blancmange

17. It Doesn’t Have To Be That Way – Blow Monkeys

18. One On One – Daryl Hall & John Oates

19. Night Train – Visage

20. Vienna – Ultravox

Disc: 2

1. Welcome To The Pleasuredome – Frankie Goes To Hollywood

2. Sweet Dreams – Eurythmics

3. Don’t Go – Yazoo

4. Shout – Tears For Fears

5. To Cut A Long Story Short – Spandau Ballet

6. I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) – Daryl Hall & John Oates

7. Karma Chameleon – Culture Club

8. Antmusic – Adam & The Ants

9. The Sun Always Shines On T.V. – A-Ha

10. Rock Me Amadeus – Falco

11. Video Killed The Radio Star – Buggles

12. Somebody’s Watching Me – Rockwell

13. Rockit – Herbie Hancock

14. We Are Detective – Thompson Twins

15. Brilliant Mind – Furniture

16. Let The Music Play – Shannon

17. The First Picture Of You – Lotus Eaters

18. Life In Tokyo – Japan

19. All Of My Heart – ABC

20. Wonderful Life – Black

 


 

 

Disc: 1

1. Rock The Casbah – The Clash

2. The First Picture Of You – Lotus Eaters

3. Pretty In Pink – The Psychedelic Furs

4. Brilliant Mind – Furniture

5. Love Is A Wonderful Colour – The Icicle Works

6. Life In A Northern Town – Dream Academy

7. Blue Monday – New Order

8. The King Of Rock’N’Roll – Prefab Sprout

9. I’m In Love With A German Film Star – The Passions

10. Digging Your Scene – The Blow Monkeys

11. Ziggy Stardust – Bauhaus

12. Birthday – The Sugarcubes

13. Another Girl, Another Planet – The Only Ones

14. E=MC² – Big Audio Dynamite

15. Never Never – The Assembly

16. Crash – The Primitives

17. World Shut Your Mouth – Julian Cope

18. There’s A Ghost In My House – The Fall

19. Are Friends Electric? – Tubeway Army

Disc: 2

1. She Sells Sanctuary – The Cult

2. The Killing Moon – Echo & The Bunnymen

3. Boys Don’t Cry – The Cure

4. Party Fears Two – The Associates

5. Liberator – Spear Of Destiny

6. Reward – The Teardrop Explodes

7. (Feels Like) Heaven – Fiction Factory

8. Young At Heart – The Bluebells

9. Could Be Happy – Altered Images

10. Pearly-Dewdrops’ Drops – Cocteau Twins

11. Sometimes – Erasure

12. This Is The Day – The The

13. Sonic Boom Boy – Westworld

14. Living On The Ceiling – Blancmanche

15. Lost Weekend – Lloyd Cole And The Commotions

16. Everyday I Write The Book – Elvis Costello & The Attractions

17. Shout To The Top – The Style Council

18. Always The Sun – The Stranglers

19. Dirty Old Town – The Pogues

20. A New England – Kirty MacColl

 


 

 

Disc: 1

1. Blue Monday – New Order

2. Don’t go – Yazoo

3. Here comes the rain again – Eurythmics

4. You spin me round (like a record) – Dead or Alive

5. Tainted love – Soft Cell

6. A little respect – Erasure

7. Smalltown Boy – Bronski Beat

8. Don’t you forget about me – Simple Minds

9. Good Thing – Fine Young Cannibals

10. Somewhere in my heart – Aztec Camera

11. Long hot summer – The Style Council

12. Relax – Frankie Goes To Hollywood

13. Golden Brown – The Stranglers

14. Down under – Men At Work

15. Going underground – The Jam

16. Baby I don’t care – Transvision Vamp

17. Tide is high – Blondie

18. White wedding – Billy Idol

19. Real wild child (wild one) – Iggy Pop

20. Brass in the pocket – The Pretenders

Disc: 2

1. Girls just want to have fun – Cyndi Lauper

2. Wake me up before you go-go – Wham!

3. Kiss – Prince and the Revolution

4. It’s raining men – The Weather Girls

5. Venus – Bananarama

6. Frankie – Sister Sledge

7. Uptown girl – Billy Joel

8. Do you really want to hurt me – Culture Club

9. Sign your name – Terence Trent D’Arby

10. Eternal Flame – The Bangles

11. Human – Human League

12. Holding back the years – Simply Red

13. Take on me – A-Ha

14. Down to earth – Curiosity Killed The Cat

15. Breakout – Swing Out Sister

16. Kids in America – Kim Wilde

17. Come on Eileen – Dexys Midnight Runners and The Emerald Express

18. Prince Charming – Adam and the Ants

19. The look of love (part one) – ABC

20. Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac

 


 

 

Disc: 1

1. A Kind Of Magic – Queen

2. Every Breath You Take – The Police

3. Only You – Yazoo

4. The Tide Is High – Blondie

5. My Girl – Madness

6. Red Red Wine – UB40

7. Sledgehammer – Peter Gabriel

8. Let’s Dance – David Bowie

9. Don’t You Want Me – The Human League

10. Is This Love? – Alison Moyet

11. A Little Respect – Erasure

12. Heaven 17 Temptation

13. Thorn In My Side – Eurythmics

14. Heaven Is A Place On Earth – Belinda Carlisle

15. Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now – Starship

16. I Found Someone – Cher

17. Total Eclipse Of The Heart – Bonnie Tyler

18. Slave To Love – Bryan Ferry

19. Save A Prayer – Duran Duran

20. Everybody’s Got To Learn Sometime – The Korgis

Disc: 2

1. I’m Your Man – Wham!

2. Tell Her About It – Billy Joel

3. Teardrops – Womack & Womack

4. Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me, Girl – Detroit Spinners

5. Reaction – Diana Ross Chain

6. Get Down On It – Kool & The Gang

7. Geno – Dexy’s Midnight Runners

8. And The Beat Goes On – The Whispers

9. Say You, Say Me – Lionel Richie

10. True – Spandau Ballet

11. Move Closer – Phyllis Nelson

12. Do You Really Want To Hurt Me – Culture Club

13. Caribbean Queen – Billy Ocean

14. Maneater – Hall & Oates

15. All Around The World – Lisa Stansfield

16. Private Dancer – Tina Turner

17. Everytime You Go Away – Paul Young

18. It Started With A Kiss – Hot Chocolate

19. Body Talk – Imagination

20. If You Don’t Know Me By Now – Simply Red

 


 

Disc: 1

1. Keep on movin’ – Soul II Soul

2. That’s the way I like it – KC & The Sunshine Band

3. Love town – Newberry, Booker III

4. Candy girl – New Edition (1)

5. Let it all blow – Dazz Band

6. Say I’m your number one – Princess

7. History – Mai Tai

8. Hangin’ on a string – Loose Ends (1)

9. Get down on it – Kool & The Gang

10. Funky cold medina – Tone Loc

11. I found lovin’ – Fatback Band

12. IOU – Freeez

13. My toot toot – La Salle, Denise

14. Can you feel it – Jacksons

15. I still haven’t found what I’m looking for – Chimes (1)

16. How ’bout us – Champaign

17. It’s raining men – Weather Girls

18. Papa’s got a barnd new Pigbag – Pigbag

19. Midas touch – Midnight Star

20. All night long – Mary Jane Girls

Disc: 2

21. Got to have your love – Mantronix & Wondress

22. It takes two – Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock

23. Walk this way – Run DMC

24. My philosophy – Boogie Down Productions

25. Pass the dutchie – Musical Youth

26. Hello darling – Tippa Irie

27. Girlie girlie – George, Sophia

28. You sexy thing – Hot Chocolate (1)

29. Just an illusion – Imagination

30. Wee rule – Wee Papa Girl Rappers

31. Got to get – Rob ‘N’ Raz & Leila K

32. Good thing going – Minott, Sugar

33. Superstar – Murdock, Lydia

34. Funkytown – Lipps Inc.

35. Intuition – Linx (1)

36. Friends – Stewart, Amii

37. Love come down – King, Evelyn ‘Champagne’

38. I can’t go for that (no can do) – Hall & Oates

39. Use it up and wear it out – Odyssey (1)

40. Slightest touch – Five Star (1)

41. Move closer – Nelson, Phyllis

 


 

 

Disc: 1

1. Call Me – Blondie

2. Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go – Soft Cell

3. Enola Gay – Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

4. Love Will Tear Us Apart – Joy Division

5. Blue Monday – New Order

6. Planet Earth – Duran Duran

7. Smalltown Boy – Bronski Beat

8. Don’t Leave Me This Way – The Communards

9. Quiet Life – Japan

10. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) – Eurythmics

11. Don’t Go – Yazoo

12. Temptation – Heaven 17

13. Cars – Gary Numan

14. Race – Yello

15. Everybody Wants to Rule the World – Tears for Fears

16. Pop Muzik – M

17. Wonderful Life – Black

Disc: 2

1. Relax – Frankie Goes to Hollywood

2. Don’t You Want Me – Human League

3. Sometimes – Erasure

4. Fade to Grey – Visage

5. Chant No. 1 (I Don’t Need This Pressure On) – Spandau Ballet

6. Look of Love, Pt. 1 – ABC

7. Waterfront – Simple Minds

8. Love on Your Side – Thompson Twins

9. It’s My Life – Talk Talk

10. Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You) – A Flock of Seagulls

11. Church of the Poison Mind – Culture Club

12. Streetplayer – Fashion

13. Love Plus One – Haircut 100

14. Dancing With Tears In My Eyes – Ultravox

15. Reward – The Teardrop Explodes

16. Take on Me – a-ha

17. Life in a Northern Town – The Dream Academy

 


 

 

Disc: 1

1. Lullaby – Cure

2. She Sells Sanctuary – Cult

3. This Corrosion – Sisters Of Mercy

4. Wasteland – Mission

5. Happy House – Siouxsie & The Banshees

6. Eloise – The Damned

7. The Killing Moon – Echo & The Bunnymen

8. Ziggy Stardust – Bauhaus

9. April Skies – The Jesus & Mary Chain

10. Never Take Me Alive – Spears Of Destiny

11. The Beat (En)Generation – The The

12. Love Like Blood – Killing Joke

13. Moonchild – Fields Of The Nephilim

14. No Rest – New Model Army

15. Pretty In Pink – Psychedelics Furs

16. Monkey Gone To Heaven – Pixies

17. Mr Pharmacist – The Fall

18. Brassneck – Wedding Present

19. Christine – House Of Love

20. Marthas Harbour – All About Eve

Disc: 2

1. Tower Of Strength – Mission

2. Dominion – Sisters Of Mercy

3. Real Wild Child – Iggy Pop

4. Peaches – Stranglers

5. True Faith – New Order

6. Personal Jesus – Depeche Mode

7. Road To Nowhere – Talking Heads

8. Reward – Teardrops Explodes

9. Today – Talk Talk

10. Go Wild In The Country – Bow Wow Wow

11. Paranoid – Black Sabbath

12. 68 Guns – Alarm

13. Prime Mover – Zodiac Mindwarp

14. A Wish Away – Wonder Stuff

15. E=MC2 – Big Audio Dynamite

16. Shine On – House OF Love

17. There She Goes – The LA’s

18. Perfect Skin – Lloyd Cole

19. Sexuality – Billy Bragg

20. Pearly-Dewdrop’s Drop – Cocteau Twins

 

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