Top Ten Alison Moyet & Yazoo Albums

theOpinionatedOne
Similarly to my Annie Lennox & Eurythmics list, this one comprises both Alison Moyet's solo work and her tenure with synthpop Yazoo. I'm not as much of a fan of hers as I am Annie Lennox, so the comments are far more basic than on the previously mentioned list. Alison is a very gifted singer, with an instantly recognizable voice once you've heard her. Her music, however, can be a bit hit or miss. Being pushed by labels for much of her career resulted in these morw formulaic releases; but it can be said that jusy because an album has a formula does not mean it can't contain some good material, as is the case with her debut Alf. So without further explanation here is the list.

The Top Ten

1 Upstairs at Eric's

Standout tracks: "Don't Go", "Only You", "Goodbye Seventies", "Tuesday" and "Bring Your Love Down (Didn't I)." - theOpinionatedOne

2 Hoodoo

Standout tracks: "Footsteps", "Hoodoo", "It Won't Be Long", "This House" and "Rise." - theOpinionatedOne

3 The Minutes

Standout tracks: "Changeling", "Horizon Flame", "Apple Kisses" and "When I Was Your Girl." - theOpinionatedOne

4 Hometime

Standout tracks: "Should I Feel That It's Over", "Say It", "Ski" and "If You Don't Come Back to Me." - theOpinionatedOne

5 Alf

Standout tracks (excluding the reissue): "All Cried Out", "Twisting the Knife" and "Love Resurrection."
Standout bonus tracks: "That Ole Devil Called Love." - theOpinionatedOne

6 Other

Standout tracks: "Reassuring Pinches", "Beautiful Gun" and "Happy Giddy." - theOpinionatedOne

7 You and Me Both

Standout tracks: "Nobody's Diary" and "Sweet Thing." - theOpinionatedOne

8 The Turn

Standout tracks: "The Sharpest Corner (Hollow)" and "A Guy Like You." - theOpinionatedOne

9 Raindancing

Standout tracks: "Sleep Like Breathing" and "Blow Wind Blow." - theOpinionatedOne

10 Voice

Standout tracks: "Alfie" and "The Man I Love." Honorable mention for "La Chanson des Vieux Amants" because Alison sounds so beautiful singing in French. - theOpinionatedOne

The Contenders

11 Essex
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