Greatest '80s Albums

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101 The Final Countdown - Europe
102 4 - Foreigner
103 Clutching at Straws - Marillion
104 Stay Hungry - Twisted Sister
105 You Can't Stop Rock 'N' Roll - Twisted Sister
106 Forever Young - Alphaville
107 Living In a Box - Living In a Box
108 The $5.98 E. P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited
109 Memorial Beach - A-ha
110 Louder Than Love - Soundgarden

Awwww yes. This album rocks, took me a few listens to get into but there's so much energy in it, Chris Cornell's vocals are on top form.

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111 War - U2

Say what you want but in my opinion this is U2's best album. Easily. - arbeZameniC

112 Sandinista! - The Clash
113 Bon Jovi - Bon Jovi

the debut album of bon jovi ft. RUNAWAY, one of the best rock songs of all time - richie4life

114 La Vie En Rose - D'erlanger
115 Tusk - Fleetwood Mac
116 Pretenders - The Pretenders

Tight, raw, sexy and exciting... Then and Now!

117 Remain In Light - The Talking Heads
118 You Can Dance - Madonna
119 Runaway Horses - Belinda Carlisle V 1 Comment
120 Spirit of Eden - Talk Talk

This album is considered to be the first post-rock albums. A mix of jazz, (kraut) rock and ambient.

By the way, shame that Joy Division's Closer isn't in this list.

This album and the one that followed it, Laughing Stock, influenced groups like Radiohead, Massive Attack, Portishead, Elbow... Mark Hollis and Tim Friese-Green are geniuses.

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