1982 New Wave Album Releases

1982
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Type

EP

(5)

LP

(67)

Single

(19)
Genre

AOR

(14)

Art Pop

(25)

Folk

(26)

Jazz

(20)

Metal

(21)

New Wave

(94)

Pop

(141)

Punk

(44)

R&B

(21)

Rock

(145)

Soul

(14)
May 14
The Clash - Combat Rock
The Clash
Combat Rock
79
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(281)
May 10
Duran Duran - Rio
Duran Duran
Rio
90
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(195)
Jun 18
King Crimson - Beat
King Crimson
Beat
73
critic score
(3)
67
user score
(161)
Feb 12
XTC - English Settlement
XTC
English Settlement
80
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(124)
Sep 9
Rush - Signals
Rush
Signals
60
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(110)
Mar 24
Talking Heads - The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads
Talking Heads
The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads
81
critic score
(6)
87
user score
(82)
Apr 30
A Flock of Seagulls - A Flock of Seagulls
A Flock of Seagulls
A Flock of Seagulls
75
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(71)
Jul 2
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Imperial Bedroom
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Imperial Bedroom
93
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(68)
Aug 1
Dexys - Too-Rye-Ay
Dexys
Too-Rye-Ay
93
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(55)
Sep 12
Simple Minds - New Gold Dream (81–82–83–84)
Simple Minds
New Gold Dream (81–82–83–84)
75
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(46)
Jun 22
Oingo Boingo - Nothing to Fear
Oingo Boingo
Nothing to Fear
80
user score
(45)
Mar 29
Sparks - Angst in My Pants
Sparks
Angst in My Pants
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(38)
Sep 25
The Psychedelic Furs - Forever Now
The Psychedelic Furs
Forever Now
71
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(37)
May 24
Blondie - The Hunter
Blondie
The Hunter
45
critic score
(2)
53
user score
(33)
Mar 12
The Jam - The Gift
The Jam
The Gift
63
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(30)
Jan 1
The Cleaners From Venus - Midnight Cleaners
The Cleaners From Venus
Midnight Cleaners
70
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(28)
Oct 21
Devo - Oh, No! It's Devo!
Devo
Oh, No! It's Devo!
55
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(28)
May
Gang of Four - Songs of the Free
Gang of Four
Songs of the Free
70
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(27)
Jul 16
Billy Idol - Billy Idol
Billy Idol
Billy Idol
73
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(23)
May 14
The Associates - Sulk
The Associates
Sulk
90
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(22)
Jan 1
The Damned - Strawberries
The Damned
Strawberries
85
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(21)
Oct 1
INXS - Shabooh Shoobah
INXS
Shabooh Shoobah
60
critic score
(2)
58
user score
(21)
Apr 11
Modern English - After The Snow
Modern English
After The Snow
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(20)
Aug 17
Wall Of Voodoo - Call Of The West
Wall Of Voodoo
Call Of The West
73
user score
(20)
Sep 1
Iggy Pop - Zombie Birdhouse
Iggy Pop
Zombie Birdhouse
55
critic score
(2)
63
user score
(20)
1982
Men Without Hats - Safety Dance
Men Without Hats
Safety Dance
83
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(18)
Mar 15
Thomas Dolby - The Golden Age of Wireless
Thomas Dolby
The Golden Age of Wireless
85
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(18)
Oct 15
Ultravox - Quartet
Ultravox
Quartet
60
critic score
(1)
65
user score
(18)
Nov 1
Midnight Oil - 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Midnight Oil
10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(18)
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Oct 4
Culture Club - Kissing to Be Clever
Culture Club
Kissing to Be Clever
80
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(17)
Jan 27
A Certain Ratio - Sextet
A Certain Ratio
Sextet
79
user score
(16)
Mar 1
P-Model - Perspective
P-Model
Perspective
78
user score
(16)
Aug 11
The Go-Go's - Vacation
The Go-Go's
Vacation
70
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(16)
Sep 3
Scritti Politti - Songs to Remember
Scritti Politti
Songs to Remember
70
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(15)
Mar 8
Visage - The Anvil
Visage
The Anvil
60
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(14)
Apr 28
Marshall Crenshaw - Marshall Crenshaw
Marshall Crenshaw
Marshall Crenshaw
90
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(14)
Feb 1
Haircut 100 - Pelican West
Haircut 100
Pelican West
80
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(13)
May 14
The Clash - Rock the Casbah
The Clash
Rock the Casbah
88
user score
(13)
Oct 8
Madness - The Rise & Fall
Madness
The Rise & Fall
80
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(13)
Aug 25
Alice Cooper - Zipper Catches Skin
Alice Cooper
Zipper Catches Skin
50
critic score
(1)
62
user score
(12)
Sep 10
Gary Numan - I, Assassin
Gary Numan
I, Assassin
50
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(11)
Oct 1
Adam Ant - Friend or Foe
Adam Ant
Friend or Foe
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(10)
Mar 20
Men Without Hats - Rhythm of Youth
Men Without Hats
Rhythm of Youth
90
critic score
(1)
62
user score
(8)
Apr
Split Enz - Time and Tide
Split Enz
Time and Tide
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(8)
May 4
Modern English - I Melt With You
Modern English
I Melt With You
90
user score
(8)
Jan 1
The Waitresses - Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful?
The Waitresses
Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful?
90
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(7)
Jan 1
Alain Bashung - Play blessures
Alain Bashung
Play blessures
69
user score
(6)
Nov 15
Indochine - L'aventurier
Indochine
L'aventurier
58
user score
(6)
1982
The Necessaries - Event Horizon
The Necessaries
Event Horizon
83
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(5)
Sep 1
Marc and the Mambas - Untitled
Marc and the Mambas
Untitled
74
user score
(5)
May 10
New Order - Temptation
New Order
Temptation
86
user score
(4)
Jun 30
Toyah - The Changeling
Toyah
The Changeling
66
user score
(4)
1982
Zelda - Zelda
Zelda
Zelda
73
user score
(3)
Apr 6
The Motels - All Four One
The Motels
All Four One
90
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(3)
1982
BOA - Boa
BOA
Boa
93
user score
(2)
1982
Melon - Do You Like Japan?
Melon
Do You Like Japan?
73
user score
(2)
May 1
Bow Wow Wow - The Last of the Mohicans
Bow Wow Wow
The Last of the Mohicans
45
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(2)
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