Monday, August 11, 2008

(Great?) Albums Released In 1985

A good example of quality over quantity, I would say...

Nick Lowe, The Rose Of England
New Order – Low-Life
Prefab Sprout – Steve McQueen
The Pogues – Rum Sodomy And The Lash
The Cure - The Head on the Door
Kate Bush - Hounds of Love
The Smiths - Meat Is Murder
The Waterboys - This Is The Sea
ABC, How To Be A Zillionaire
Love And Rockets, Seventh Dream Of Teenage Heaven
B.A.D., This Is Big Audio Dynamite
Bob Dylan, Empire Burlesque
The Fall, This Nation’s Saving Grace
Tears For Fears, Songs From The Big Chair
Dire Straits, Brothers In Arms
Mekons, Fear And Whiskey
Big Black, Atomizer
Tom Waits, Rain Dogs
The Jesus And Mary Chain, Psychocandy
Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Don’t Stand Me Down

Who'd I forget?


Erin said...

Emmylou Harris - The Ballad of Sally Rose.

Anonymous said...

Across A Crowded Room-Richard Thompson
Little Creatures-Talking Heads
A Sense of Wonder-Van Morrison

Holly A Hughes said...

You really think Rose of England is a good album? LOL

Ditto what Philbert says -- and I agree with Dire Straits and Tom Waits. (Hey, that rhymes!) But otherwise...well, I never did think 1985 was a very good year.