1980 Post-Punk Album Releases

1980
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Type

EP

(10)

LP

(46)

Single

(28)
Genre

Art Pop

(20)

Disco

(22)

Folk

(15)

Funk

(25)

Jazz

(25)

Metal

(18)

New Wave

(102)

Pop

(119)

Post-Punk

(86)

Punk

(31)

R&B

(22)

Reggae

(19)

Rock

(158)

Soul

(21)
Oct 8
Talking Heads - Remain in Light
Talking Heads
Remain in Light
97
critic score
(7)
90
user score
(2,578)
Jul 18
Joy Division - Closer
Joy Division
Closer
95
critic score
(4)
88
user score
(1,468)
Apr 22
The Cure - Seventeen Seconds
The Cure
Seventeen Seconds
65
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(557)
Oct 1
Bauhaus - In the Flat Field
Bauhaus
In the Flat Field
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(331)
Dec 12
The Clash - Sandinista!
The Clash
Sandinista!
83
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(206)
Oct 20
U2 - Boy
U2
Boy
75
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(202)
Apr 1
The Feelies - Crazy Rhythms
The Feelies
Crazy Rhythms
94
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(191)
Feb 1
Young Marble Giants - Colossal Youth
Young Marble Giants
Colossal Youth
91
critic score
(6)
80
user score
(133)
Aug 1
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Kaleidoscope
Siouxsie and the Banshees
Kaleidoscope
80
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(123)
Nov 1
The Sound - Jeopardy
The Sound
Jeopardy
90
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(122)
Sep 12
XTC - Black Sea
XTC
Black Sea
94
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(119)
Sep 1
Killing Joke - Killing Joke
Killing Joke
Killing Joke
95
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(116)
Jan 19
Wipers - Is This Real?
Wipers
Is This Real?
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(90)
Jul 18
Echo & the Bunnymen - Crocodiles
Echo & the Bunnymen
Crocodiles
85
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(88)
Jun
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
Joy Division
Love Will Tear Us Apart
80
critic score
(1)
92
user score
(85)
Jan 1
This Heat - Health and Efficiency
This Heat
Health and Efficiency
82
critic score
(4)
80
user score
(76)
Nov 28
The Jam - Sound Affects
The Jam
Sound Affects
88
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(71)
Nov 17
The Fall - Grotesque (After the Gramme)
The Fall
Grotesque (After the Gramme)
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(69)
Feb
The Durutti Column - The Return of the Durutti Column
The Durutti Column
The Return of the Durutti Column
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(52)
Feb 5
The Cure - Boys Don't Cry
The Cure
Boys Don't Cry
80
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(51)
Jul 28
Swell Maps - Jane from Occupied Europe
Swell Maps
Jane from Occupied Europe
91
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(51)
Oct
Joy Division - Atmosphere / She's Lost Control
Joy Division
Atmosphere / She's Lost Control
80
critic score
(1)
92
user score
(40)
Oct 2
The Teardrop Explodes - Kilimanjaro
The Teardrop Explodes
Kilimanjaro
75
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(39)
Mar 1
The Pop Group - For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder?
The Pop Group
For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder?
80
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(38)
Jan 1
Pylon - Gyrate
Pylon
Gyrate
90
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(36)
Mar 7
The Psychedelic Furs - The Psychedelic Furs
The Psychedelic Furs
The Psychedelic Furs
65
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(35)
Apr 8
The Cure - A Forest
The Cure
A Forest
92
user score
(28)
Nov 1
The Birthday Party - The Birthday Party
The Birthday Party
The Birthday Party
80
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(28)
1980
Talking Heads - The Great Curve
Talking Heads
The Great Curve
93
user score
(25)
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Aug
Joy Division - She's Lost Control
Joy Division
She's Lost Control
91
user score
(25)
May 1
Magazine - The Correct Use of Soap
Magazine
The Correct Use of Soap
85
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(22)
Sep 12
Simple Minds - Empires and Dance
Simple Minds
Empires and Dance
81
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(22)
Feb 9
Lydia Lunch - Queen of Siam
Lydia Lunch
Queen of Siam
90
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(21)
Sep 1
Fad Gadget - Fireside Favourites
Fad Gadget
Fireside Favourites
78
user score
(21)
Dec
Minutemen - Paranoid Time
Minutemen
Paranoid Time
72
user score
(20)
1980
The Monochrome Set - Strange Boutique
The Monochrome Set
Strange Boutique
80
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(19)
Oct 13
Colin Newman - A-Z
Colin Newman
A-Z
90
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(17)
1980
Carambolage - Carambolage
Carambolage
Carambolage
55
user score
(13)
Mar
Ludus - The Visit
Ludus
The Visit
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(13)
Jul
The Vapors - New Clear Days
The Vapors
New Clear Days
90
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(13)
Sep 5
The Comsat Angels - Waiting for a Miracle
The Comsat Angels
Waiting for a Miracle
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(12)
Jun 1
Pere Ubu - The Art of Walking
Pere Ubu
The Art of Walking
60
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(11)
Apr
Rema-Rema - Wheel in the Roses
Rema-Rema
Wheel in the Roses
81
user score
(10)
Aug 1
Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft - Die Kleinen und die Bösen
Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft
Die Kleinen und die Bösen
80
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(10)
1980
Polyrock - Polyrock
Polyrock
Polyrock
75
user score
(9)
Mar 18
Joy Division - Licht und Blindheit
Joy Division
Licht und Blindheit
92
user score
(9)
Oct 24
U2 - I Will Follow
U2
I Will Follow
85
user score
(8)
Mar
Cabaret Voltaire - Three Mantras
Cabaret Voltaire
Three Mantras
60
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(6)
Mar
Mx-80 Sound - Out of the tunnel
Mx-80 Sound
Out of the tunnel
89
user score
(4)
Jul
Athletico Spizz 80 - Do A Runner
Athletico Spizz 80
Do A Runner
84
user score
(4)
Oct 17
The Monochrome Set - Love Zombies
The Monochrome Set
Love Zombies
85
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(4)
1980
Various Artists - Wanna Buy a Bridge?
Various Artists
Wanna Buy a Bridge?
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(3)
Apr
Crisis - Hymns of Faith
Crisis
Hymns of Faith
78
user score
(3)
Nov
Midnight Oil - Bird Noises
Midnight Oil
Bird Noises
60
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(3)
1980
The Hawks - Words of Hope
The Hawks
Words of Hope
70
user score
(1)
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