The Best Art Pop Albums of the 1980s

2. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Peepshow

Siouxsie and the Banshees - Peepshow
September 5, 1988
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

3. Kate Bush - Hounds of Love

Kate Bush - Hounds of Love
September 16, 1985
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

4. Kate Bush - The Sensual World

Kate Bush - The Sensual World
October 16, 1989
Critic Score
92
2 reviews

5. David Sylvian - Secrets of the Beehive

David Sylvian - Secrets of the Beehive
November 7, 1987
Critic Score
91
2 reviews

6. Grace Jones - Nightclubbing

Grace Jones - Nightclubbing
May 11, 1981
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

7. Ryuichi Sakamoto - Beauty

Ryuichi Sakamoto - Beauty
November 21, 1989
Critic Score
90
1 review

8. The The - Infected

The The - Infected
November 17, 1986
Critic Score
90
1 review

9. The Associates - Sulk

The Associates - Sulk
May 14, 1982
Critic Score
90
1 review

10. The Buggles - The Age of Plastic

The Buggles - The Age of Plastic
January 10, 1980
Critic Score
90
1 review

11. Grace Jones - Slave to the Rhythm

Grace Jones - Slave to the Rhythm
October 28, 1985
Critic Score
90
1 review

12. Kate Bush - The Whole Story

Kate Bush - The Whole Story
November 10, 1986
Critic Score
90
1 review

13. Laurie Anderson - Big Science

Laurie Anderson - Big Science
April 19, 1982
Critic Score
89
4 reviews

14. Grace Jones - Warm Leatherette

Grace Jones - Warm Leatherette
May 9, 1980
Critic Score
88
2 reviews

16. Joe Jackson - Night and Day

Joe Jackson - Night and Day
June 1, 1982
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

17. David Sylvian - Gone to Earth

David Sylvian - Gone to Earth
September 13, 1986
Critic Score
84
3 reviews

19. David Sylvian - Brilliant Trees

David Sylvian - Brilliant Trees
June 25, 1984
Critic Score
83
2 reviews

20. Haruomi Hosono - Philharmony

Haruomi Hosono - Philharmony
Critic Score
82
2 reviews

21. Tears For Fears - The Seeds of Love

Tears For Fears - The Seeds of Love
September 25, 1989
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

22. Laurie Anderson - Mister Heartbreak

Laurie Anderson - Mister Heartbreak
February 14, 1984
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

23. Bryan Ferry - Boys and Girls

Bryan Ferry - Boys and Girls
June 3, 1985
Critic Score
80
1 review

24. The Blue Nile - A Walk Across The Rooftops

The Blue Nile - A Walk Across The Rooftops
April 30, 1984
Critic Score
80
1 review

25. Grace Jones - Island Life

Grace Jones - Island Life
December 1, 1985
Critic Score
80
1 review
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