1979 New Wave Album Releases

1979
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Type

LP

(30)

Single

(17)
Genre

AOR

(10)

Country

(11)

Disco

(35)

Folk

(15)

Funk

(17)

Jazz

(23)

New Wave

(48)

Pop

(81)

Punk

(28)

Reggae

(10)

Rock

(118)

Soul

(16)
Dec 14
The Clash - London Calling
The Clash
London Calling
100
critic score
(5)
89
user score
(1,199)
Aug 3
Talking Heads - Fear of Music
Talking Heads
Fear of Music
96
critic score
(5)
86
user score
(730)
May 11
The Cure - Three Imaginary Boys
The Cure
Three Imaginary Boys
80
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(429)
Aug 17
XTC - Drums and Wires
XTC
Drums and Wires
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(147)
Oct 5
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc
The Police
Reggatta de Blanc
70
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(146)
Jul 6
The B-52's - The B-52's
The B-52's
The B-52's
85
critic score
(4)
80
user score
(142)
Sep 7
Gary Numan - The Pleasure Principle
Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle
86
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(118)
Jan 5
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Armed Forces
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Armed Forces
94
critic score
(4)
80
user score
(102)
Oct 4
Blondie - Eat to the Beat
Blondie
Eat to the Beat
80
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(78)
Feb 1
Marianne Faithfull - Broken English
Marianne Faithfull
Broken English
83
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(68)
Apr 1
Tubeway Army - Replicas
Tubeway Army
Replicas
85
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(67)
Jun 13
The Cars - Candy-O
The Cars
Candy-O
82
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(63)
Mar 5
Joe Jackson - Look Sharp!
Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!
100
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(45)
Jun 1
Devo - Duty Now for the Future
Devo
Duty Now for the Future
65
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(43)
Apr 1
Iggy Pop - New Values
Iggy Pop
New Values
75
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(40)
Nov 17
The Jam - Setting Sons
The Jam
Setting Sons
100
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(39)
Dec 1
Japan - Quiet Life
Japan
Quiet Life
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(37)
Oct 1
The Human League - Reproduction
The Human League
Reproduction
45
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(33)
1979
The Flying Lizards - The Flying Lizards
The Flying Lizards
The Flying Lizards
60
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(17)
1979
Ann Steel - Ann Steel
Ann Steel
Ann Steel
75
user score
(15)
Jun 11
The Knack - Get The Knack
The Knack
Get The Knack
75
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(15)
1979
Talking Heads - Cities
Talking Heads
Cities
90
user score
(13)
Oct 11
Simple Minds - Real to Real Cacophony
Simple Minds
Real to Real Cacophony
88
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(13)
1979
Talking Heads - I Zimbra
Talking Heads
I Zimbra
88
user score
(12)
1979
Talking Heads - Life During Wartime
Talking Heads
Life During Wartime
85
user score
(12)
Oct 5
Joe Jackson - I'm The Man
Joe Jackson
I'm The Man
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(11)
Apr 1
Simple Minds - Life in a Day
Simple Minds
Life in a Day
50
critic score
(1)
66
user score
(9)
Oct 9
The Boomtown Rats - The Fine Art of Surfacing
The Boomtown Rats
The Fine Art of Surfacing
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(9)
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1979
Yachts - Yachts
Yachts
Yachts
90
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(1)
1979
The Sinceros - The Sound of Sunbathing
The Sinceros
The Sound of Sunbathing
80
critic score
(1)
45
user score
(1)
1979
The Doll - Desire Me
The Doll
Desire Me
80
user score
(1)
1979
The Records - The Records
The Records
The Records
79
user score
(1)
Jun
Yachts - Suffice to Say [live]
Yachts
Suffice to Say [live]
80
user score
(1)
Jun 1
Yachts - Love You Love You
Yachts
Love You Love You
80
user score
(1)
Jul 27
Yachts - Box 202
Yachts
Box 202
80
user score
(1)
Sep 28
Buzzcocks - You Say You Don't Love Me
Buzzcocks
You Say You Don't Love Me
90
user score
(1)
Nov 23
Yachts - Now I'm Spoken For
Yachts
Now I'm Spoken For
60
user score
(1)
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