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Paste's 50 Best Post-Punk Albums of All Time

Paste's 50 Best Post-Punk Albums of All Time

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50. Orange Juice - Rip It Up

Orange Juice - Rip It Up
November 1, 1982
Critic Score
70
1 review

49. Marine Girls - Lazy Ways

Marine Girls - Lazy Ways
March 1, 1983
Critic Score
80
1 review

47. The Fall - Grotesque (After the Gramme)

The Fall - Grotesque (After the Gramme)
November 17, 1980
Critic Score
80
1 review

46. X-Ray Spex - Germ Free Adolescents

X-Ray Spex - Germ Free Adolescents
November 10, 1978
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

44. Mission of Burma - Vs.

Mission of Burma - Vs.
January 1, 1982
Critic Score
94
2 reviews

43. Game Theory - The Big Shot Chronicles

Game Theory - The Big Shot Chronicles
November 1, 1986
Critic Score
90
1 review

41. The Raincoats - The Raincoats

The Raincoats - The Raincoats
January 1, 1979
Critic Score
95
2 reviews
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40. Cocteau Twins - Treasure

Cocteau Twins - Treasure
November 1, 1984
Critic Score
90
1 review

39. Sonic Youth - Sister

Sonic Youth - Sister
June 1, 1987
Critic Score
100
3 reviews

36. Pere Ubu - Dub Housing

Pere Ubu - Dub Housing
November 9, 1978
Critic Score
90
1 review

35. Japan - Tin Drum

Japan - Tin Drum
November 13, 1981
Critic Score
90
1 review

34. Pylon - Gyrate

Pylon - Gyrate
January 1, 1980
Critic Score
90
1 review

31. The Feelies - Crazy Rhythms

The Feelies - Crazy Rhythms
April 1, 1980
Critic Score
100
1 review

30. The Pop Group - Y

The Pop Group - Y
April 20, 1979
Critic Score
90
1 review

29. Talk Talk - Spirit of Eden

Talk Talk - Spirit of Eden
September 16, 1988
Critic Score
86
4 reviews

27. The dB's - Stands for Decibels

The dB's - Stands for Decibels
January 1, 1981
Critic Score
90
1 review

26. The B-52's - The B-52's

The B-52's - The B-52's
July 6, 1979
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

25. XTC - Skylarking

XTC - Skylarking
October 27, 1986
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

24. Magazine - Real Life

Magazine - Real Life
June 1, 1978
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

23. The Smiths - The Smiths

The Smiths - The Smiths
February 20, 1984
Critic Score
90
4 reviews

19. U2 - Boy

U2 - Boy
October 20, 1980
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

18. Hüsker Dü - New Day Rising

Hüsker Dü - New Day Rising
January 1, 1985
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

17. The Police - Synchronicity

The Police - Synchronicity
June 1, 1983
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

14. Public Image Ltd. - Metal Box

Public Image Ltd. - Metal Box
November 23, 1979
Critic Score
97
5 reviews

13. Joy Division - Closer

Joy Division - Closer
July 18, 1980
Critic Score
97
4 reviews

12. R.E.M. - Murmur

R.E.M. - Murmur
April 12, 1983
Critic Score
94
7 reviews

11. The Slits - Cut

The Slits - Cut
September 7, 1979
Critic Score
92
2 reviews

9. The Cure - Pornography

The Cure - Pornography
May 3, 1982
Critic Score
71
3 reviews

6. Gang of Four - Entertainment!

Gang of Four - Entertainment!
September 1, 1979
Critic Score
94
4 reviews

4. Talking Heads - Remain in Light

Talking Heads - Remain in Light
October 8, 1980
Critic Score
98
4 reviews

3. Wire - Chairs Missing

Wire - Chairs Missing
August 1, 1978
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

1. Television - Marquee Moon

Television - Marquee Moon
February 8, 1977
Critic Score
100
3 reviews
Original Source: https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/07/the-50-best-post-punk-albums.html
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