Greatest Bands from the '80s

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141 Yazoo

Great band, and still fun to listen to today. Just added them to my play list last week!

142 The Housemartins

An underrated but good-fun band from the 1980s. It's also what helped Norman Cook's career - pennylagwaberurier

They are better than most out there

Great Band!

143 Hue & Cry
144 The Offspring The Offspring The Offspring is an American punk rock band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1984. Formed under the name Manic Subsidal, the band consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Dexter Holland, bassist Greg K., lead guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman and drummer Pete Parada.
145 Sade Sade Helen Folasade Adu, known professionally as Sade Adu or simply Sade, is an English singer-songwriter, composer, arranger, and record producer.

One of the best voices ever, much less in the 80's

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146 Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Relax, two tribes, the power of love. 3 great number 1s. Relax one of the biggest selling singles ever, should be at number 1, not 133

Shame on you this greatest band ever take on 127 place...

Great Songs and band

Fabulous band..surely should be MUCH higher in the rankings than this! Billy, Herts.

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147 Squeeze

Really squeeze deserves top 10 cool for cats another nail in my heart. Cris difford was awesome at guitar also rock side was good

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148 Bros

Bros is definitely one of the most talented groups during the 80's. Their talent deserves mention given the song writing, singing and voice quality of the goss brothers.

149 Curiosity Killed the Cat

I loved this band and I can not find any of there songs to this day.

Look them up on youtube, I just did and I was able to find them

150 Marc-Almond

Still sounds great live toady.

I love Marc almond, please come to West Country, loving yr new album especially the god one and I'm not religious! X

One of the greatest perfomers of the 8os! A dramatic theatrical voice,music for few

151 Infected Mushroom Infected Mushroom Infected Mushroom is an Israeli musical duo formed in Haifa in 1996 by producers Erez Eisen and Amit Duvdevani.
152 Thompson Twins

Fantastic trio, should have at least made the top 30.

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153 The Redskins V 1 Comment
154 Michael Learns to Rock

This is an amazing band. Even today their songs are extremely famous in the world. I loved 'The Actor' and 'Sleeping Child'. They bring back sweet memories for me!

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155 The Psychedelic Furs

The sexiest voice of the eighties! And hey, I bet this is an American-based list? Europe fans would have this sort of up-side down sirs:-) I haven't even seen the Style Councils yet... Without doubt one of the greatest of the Eighties!

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156 The Alan Parsons Project The Alan Parsons Project The Alan Parsons Project were a British progressive rock band, active between 1975 and 1990, consisting of Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson surrounded by a varying number of session musicians and some relatively consistent band members such as guitarist Ian Bairnson, bassist and vocalist David Paton, ...read more.

How can this absolutely marvellous and amazing band be in this low position! 2 of the most exceptionally talented guys to ever walk this planet. And all I can say is what a great shame that we have lost the best voice ever, from the late Eric Woolfson. His voice is pure magic, and sends me every time I hear him!

When I see my favourite bands on rock bottom I realise how my taste for music must be so bad, unbelievable!

Still one of the best bands during the '80's... The brilliance of Parson's ideas and Production along with Eric Woolfson's lyrics and their incredible band of musicians made them one of the greatest bands ever! Turn of a Friendly Card and Eye in the Sky are two of the best Rock albums ever, and Ammonia Avenue was great... With Vulture Culture, Stereotomy and Gaudi still very good albums! The lyrics went very deep to heart of the Matrix that exists all around us... A very intelligent band!

First record I bought, age 15. Still have it.

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157 The Stone Roses

I'm glad the stone roses are on this list, even if they are down at 225. Their debut album released in 1989 is one of the best debit albums of my time in my opinion, and all the songs on it (besides Elizabeth my dear its not even a minute long) have the potential to be hits, and 'I Am the Resurrection' alone is a monster of a track. Add 'I Wanna Be Adored', 'Made of Stone', 'Waterfall' and 'She Bangs the Drums' and we have a great album. oh yeah, I'm from America too.

Still listen to this fantastic Manchester band. Fab music.

They should be a lot higher. I think that their debut is one of the best albums of all time! Great musicians, especially the bassist (Mani) and drummer (Reni).

158 Thin Lizzy Thin Lizzy Thin Lizzy are an Irish rock band formed in Dublin in 1969. Their leader Phil Lynott was composer or co-composer of almost all of the band's songs, and the first black Irishman to achieve commercial success in the field of rock music. Thin Lizzy's most successful songs, "Whiskey in the Jar", "Jailbreak" ...read more.
159 ABC

Should have been no1 lexicon of love what a classic album still sounds great,
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160 Bananarama

This ladies were awesome in the 80's and I am still listening to their music.

Loved these girls and still do today

Very catchy songs,should be much higher,still going strong,timeless songs.

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