1981 New Wave Album Releases

1981
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Sep 22
King Crimson - Discipline
King Crimson
Discipline
87
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(525)
May 11
Grace Jones - Nightclubbing
Grace Jones
Nightclubbing
85
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(255)
Oct 2
The Police - Ghost in the Machine
The Police
Ghost in the Machine
77
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(179)
Oct 16
The Human League - Dare!
The Human League
Dare!
93
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(159)
Nov 9
Men At Work - Business as Usual
Men At Work
Business as Usual
85
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(121)
Nov 13
Japan - Tin Drum
Japan
Tin Drum
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(116)
Jun 8
The Go-Go's - Beauty and the Beat
The Go-Go's
Beauty and the Beat
84
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(98)
Jun 19
Oingo Boingo - Only a Lad
Oingo Boingo
Only a Lad
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(95)
Jun 15
Duran Duran - Duran Duran
Duran Duran
Duran Duran
80
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(78)
Jun 23
Tom Tom Club - Tom Tom Club
Tom Tom Club
Tom Tom Club
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(63)
1981
Suburban Lawns - Suburban Lawns
Suburban Lawns
Suburban Lawns
83
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(40)
1981
Rita Lee - Saúde
Rita Lee
Saúde
78
user score
(34)
1981
Klaus Nomi - Klaus Nomi
Klaus Nomi
Klaus Nomi
87
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(33)
Nov 6
The Cars - Shake It Up
The Cars
Shake It Up
73
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(33)
Jun 8
Yoko Ono - Season of Glass
Yoko Ono
Season of Glass
82
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(30)
Sep 18
Heaven 17 - Penthouse and Pavement
Heaven 17
Penthouse and Pavement
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(29)
Jul 1
Sparks - Whomp That Sucker
Sparks
Whomp That Sucker
75
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(27)
Sep 16
Devo - New Traditionalists
Devo
New Traditionalists
50
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(25)
Jun 1
Iggy Pop - Party
Iggy Pop
Party
40
critic score
(2)
46
user score
(24)
May 24
Yukihiro Takahashi - Neuromantic
Yukihiro Takahashi
Neuromantic
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(23)
Sep 11
Ultravox - Rage in Eden
Ultravox
Rage in Eden
70
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(23)
Nov 27
The Human League - Don't You Want Me
The Human League
Don't You Want Me
83
critic score
(1)
93
user score
(22)
Jun 29
Kim Wilde - Kim Wilde
Kim Wilde
Kim Wilde
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(20)
May 15
Squeeze - East Side Story
Squeeze
East Side Story
93
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(19)
Sep 6
Tom Tom Club - Genius Of Love
Tom Tom Club
Genius Of Love
89
user score
(19)
Nov 9
The Stranglers - La folie
The Stranglers
La folie
60
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(19)
Aug 15
Pretenders - Pretenders II
Pretenders
Pretenders II
80
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(18)
Nov 1
Adam and the Ants - Prince Charming
Adam and the Ants
Prince Charming
70
critic score
(1)
59
user score
(18)
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Apr 1
Kim Carnes - Mistaken Identity
Kim Carnes
Mistaken Identity
90
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(17)
Sep 1
Alice Cooper - Special Forces
Alice Cooper
Special Forces
60
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(17)
Oct 16
Eurythmics - In the Garden
Eurythmics
In the Garden
50
critic score
(2)
64
user score
(15)
Oct 19
INXS - Underneath the Colours
INXS
Underneath the Colours
50
critic score
(2)
50
user score
(15)
Nov 9
Fad Gadget - Incontinent
Fad Gadget
Incontinent
77
user score
(13)
1981
The Vapors - Magnets
The Vapors
Magnets
60
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(12)
Mar 1
INU - メシ喰うな! (Meshi Kuuna!)
INU
メシ喰うな! (Meshi Kuuna!)
79
user score
(12)
Oct 26
J. Geils Band - Freeze Frame
J. Geils Band
Freeze Frame
90
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(12)
Sep 4
Gary Numan - Dance
Gary Numan
Dance
40
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(10)
Nov 11
The Buggles - Adventures in Modern Recording
The Buggles
Adventures in Modern Recording
60
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(9)
1981
Chakra - Satekoso
Chakra
Satekoso
80
user score
(8)
Jun 1
The Beat - Wha'ppen
The Beat
Wha'ppen
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(8)
Oct 1
Billy Idol - Don't Stop
Billy Idol
Don't Stop
60
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(8)
Jan 23
Generation X - Kiss Me Deadly
Generation X
Kiss Me Deadly
61
user score
(7)
Jul 27
Debbie Harry - KooKoo
Debbie Harry
KooKoo
40
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(6)
1981
Heróis Do Mar - Heróis Do Mar
Heróis Do Mar
Heróis Do Mar
75
user score
(5)
1981
Giuni Russo - Energie
Giuni Russo
Energie
76
user score
(5)
Jan 23
Kim Wilde - Kids in America
Kim Wilde
Kids in America
87
user score
(5)
Jun
Peter Hammill - Sitting Targets
Peter Hammill
Sitting Targets
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(5)
Mar 6
New Musik - Anywhere
New Musik
Anywhere
77
user score
(4)
Jun
Magazine - Magic, Murder and the Weather
Magazine
Magic, Murder and the Weather
40
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(4)
Sep 1
Marianne Faithfull - Dangerous Acquaintances
Marianne Faithfull
Dangerous Acquaintances
70
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(4)
Feb 6
Yoko Ono - Walking on Thin Ice
Yoko Ono
Walking on Thin Ice
88
user score
(3)
Jul
Australian Crawl - Sirocco
Australian Crawl
Sirocco
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(3)
Jun
Kid Creole & The Coconuts - Fresh Fruit In Foreign Places
Kid Creole & The Coconuts
Fresh Fruit In Foreign Places
80
critic score
(1)
60
user score
(2)
Sep 1
Duran Duran - Nite Romantics
Duran Duran
Nite Romantics
90
user score
(2)
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