1979 Post-Punk Album Releases

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Jun 14
Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures
Joy Division
Unknown Pleasures
88
critic score
(5)
88
user score
(2,985)
Aug 3
Talking Heads - Fear of Music
Talking Heads
Fear of Music
96
critic score
(5)
86
user score
(1,077)
May 11
The Cure - Three Imaginary Boys
The Cure
Three Imaginary Boys
80
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(633)
Sep 25
Gang of Four - Entertainment!
Gang of Four
Entertainment!
95
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(576)
Sep 1
Wire - 154
Wire
154
94
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(281)
Nov 23
Public Image Ltd. - Metal Box
Public Image Ltd.
Metal Box
95
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(274)
Aug 17
XTC - Drums and Wires
XTC
Drums and Wires
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(223)
Apr 20
The Pop Group - Y
The Pop Group
Y
85
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(220)
Sep 7
The Slits - Cut
The Slits
Cut
88
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(155)
Nov 3
The Raincoats - The Raincoats
The Raincoats
The Raincoats
90
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(151)
Mar 16
The Fall - Live at the Witch Trials
The Fall
Live at the Witch Trials
86
critic score
(4)
82
user score
(112)
Nov 12
The Damned - Machine Gun Etiquette
The Damned
Machine Gun Etiquette
84
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(76)
Oct 26
The Fall - Dragnet
The Fall
Dragnet
82
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(69)
Oct
Joy Division - Transmission
Joy Division
Transmission
95
user score
(51)
Jun 1
Devo - Duty Now for the Future
Devo
Duty Now for the Future
65
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(49)
Oct 7
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Join Hands
Siouxsie and the Banshees
Join Hands
45
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(48)
Jul 1
Swell Maps - A Trip to Marineville
Swell Maps
A Trip to Marineville
82
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(44)
Aug 6
Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead
Bauhaus
Bela Lugosi's Dead
91
user score
(44)
Jun 12
The Cure - Boys Don't Cry
The Cure
Boys Don't Cry
91
user score
(38)
Mar 15
Chrome - Half Machine Lip Moves
Chrome
Half Machine Lip Moves
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(37)
Mar 30
Magazine - Secondhand Daylight
Magazine
Secondhand Daylight
80
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(31)
Mar 15
The Boys Next Door - Door, Door
The Boys Next Door
Door, Door
80
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(30)
1979
Talking Heads - Life During Wartime
Talking Heads
Life During Wartime
87
user score
(24)
Oct 23
Cabaret Voltaire - Mix Up
Cabaret Voltaire
Mix Up
71
user score
(23)
Dec
Tuxedomoon - Half-Mute
Tuxedomoon
Half-Mute
90
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(21)
1979
Talking Heads - Cities
Talking Heads
Cities
91
user score
(20)
1979
The Flying Lizards - The Flying Lizards
The Flying Lizards
The Flying Lizards
60
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(20)
Jan 1
Public Image Ltd. - Second Edition
Public Image Ltd.
Second Edition
100
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(20)
Sep 21
The Stranglers - The Raven
The Stranglers
The Raven
70
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(20)
Jan 1
The Soft Boys - A Can of Bees
The Soft Boys
A Can of Bees
80
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(18)
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Sep 1
Pere Ubu - New Picnic Time
Pere Ubu
New Picnic Time
73
critic score
(3)
66
user score
(15)
1979
Aunt Sally - Aunt Sally
Aunt Sally
Aunt Sally
75
user score
(14)
Oct 11
Simple Minds - Real to Real Cacophony
Simple Minds
Real to Real Cacophony
88
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(14)
Sep
XTC - Making Plans For Nigel
XTC
Making Plans For Nigel
93
user score
(12)
Oct 30
Adam and the Ants - Dirk Wears White Sox
Adam and the Ants
Dirk Wears White Sox
90
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(12)
Apr 1
Simple Minds - Life in a Day
Simple Minds
Life in a Day
50
critic score
(1)
65
user score
(11)
Oct 26
Killing Joke - Almost Red
Killing Joke
Almost Red
75
user score
(5)
1979
Tuxedomoon - Scream With a View
Tuxedomoon
Scream With a View
77
user score
(4)
Aug 3
Toyah - Sheep Farming in Barnet
Toyah
Sheep Farming in Barnet
78
user score
(4)
Sep
Felt - Index / Break It
Felt
Index / Break It
37
user score
(3)
Oct
Gloria Mundi - The World Is Out
Gloria Mundi
The World Is Out
76
user score
(2)
1979
The Doll - Desire Me
The Doll
Desire Me
80
user score
(1)
Sep 1
Pylon - Cool / Dub
Pylon
Cool / Dub
85
user score
(1)
Sep 7
A.D. 1984 - The Russians Are Coming!
A.D. 1984
The Russians Are Coming!
70
user score
(1)
Nov
Hobbies Of Today - Metal Boys
Hobbies Of Today
Metal Boys
70
user score
(1)
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