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The 50 Best New Wave Song's 1978-1989

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People who added this item 293  Average listal rating (168 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
1. War - U2
New year's day (1983)
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People who added this item 19  Average listal rating (12 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
2. Peter Gabriel 3 (Melt) - Peter Gabriel
Game's without frontiers (1980)
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People who added this item 50  Average listal rating (36 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
3. The Cars - The Cars
Just what i needed (1978)
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People who added this item 689  Average listal rating (439 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
4. The Joshua Tree - U2
With or without you (1987)
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People who added this item 18  Average listal rating (12 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
5. Billy Idol - Billy Idol
White wedding (1982)
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People who added this item 71  Average listal rating (51 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
6. Rio - Duran Duran
Rio (1982)
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People who added this item 11  Average listal rating (10 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
7. A View to a Kill - John Barry
Duran Duran - a view to a kill (1985)
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People who added this item 1  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
8. Standing in the Dark - platinum blonde
It doesn't really matter (1983)
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People who added this item 14  Average listal rating (14 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
9. Take On Me - A-Ha
Take on me (1985)
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People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
10. Strange Animal - Gowan
A criminal mind (1985)
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People who added this item 8  Average listal rating (8 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
11. A Flock of Seagulls - A Flock of Seagulls
I ran (1982)
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People who added this item 7  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
12. Love & Rockets - Love and Rockets
Balls of confusion (1989)
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People who added this item 1  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
13. No Stranger to Danger - The Payolas
Eyes of a stranger (1982)
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People who added this item 7  Average listal rating (5 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
14. True Colours - Split Enz
I got you (1980)
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People who added this item 3  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
15. Hungry like the Wolf (single) - Duran Duran
Hungry like the wolf (1982)

People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
16. My Best Friend's Girl (single) - The Cars
My Best Friend's Girl (1978)
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People who added this item 97  Average listal rating (62 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
17. Substance - New Order
Bizarre love triangle (1987)
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People who added this item 46  Average listal rating (35 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
18. Hunting High & Low - A-ha
The sun always shines on t.v.
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People who added this item 24  Average listal rating (15 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
19. Zenyatta Mondatta - The Police
Driven to tears (1980)
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People who added this item 4  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating
20. Der Kommissar - After the Fire
Der kommissar (1982)
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People who added this item 30  Average listal rating (22 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
21. Dare - The Human League
Don't you want me (1981)
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People who added this item 3  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
22. Blue Monday (single) - New Order
Blue monday (1983)
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People who added this item 4  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
23. Sunday Bloody Sunday (single) - u2
Sunday bloody sunday (1983)
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People who added this item 6  Average listal rating (4 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
24. Freeze Frame - J Geils
Freeze frame (1981)
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People who added this item 3  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
25. Two Hearts Beat as One (single) - u2
Two hearts beat as one (1983)
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People who added this item 129  Average listal rating (77 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
26. Combat Rock - The Clash
Rock the casbah (1982)
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People who added this item 15  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
27. It's My Life - Talk Talk
It's my life (1984)
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People who added this item 78  Average listal rating (43 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
28. Some Great Reward - Depeche Mode
People are people (1984)
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People who added this item 17  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
29. New Gold Dream - Simple Minds
Someone somewhere (in summertime)
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People who added this item 1  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating
30. Images in Vogue - Images in Vogue
Lust for love (1983)
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People who added this item 326  Average listal rating (212 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
31. Disintegration - The Cure
Lovesong (1989)
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People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating
32. Upstairs at Eric's - yaz
Situation ("12"inch version) (1982)
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People who added this item 12  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating
33. The Power Station - The Power Station
Some like it hot (1985)
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People who added this item 38  Average listal rating (21 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
34. Speaking in Tongues - Talking Heads
Burning down the houses (1983)
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People who added this item 6  Average listal rating (4 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating
35. ... - ...
Shock the monkey (1982)
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People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
36. Error in the System - Peter Schilling
Major tom (coming home) (1983)
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People who added this item 16  Average listal rating (11 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
37. Flush the Fashion - Alice Cooper
Clones (we are all ) (1980)
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People who added this item 148  Average listal rating (94 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
38. Music For The Masses - Depeche Mode
Never let me down again (1987)
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People who added this item 5  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating
39. After the Snow - Modern English
I melt with you (1982)
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People who added this item 4  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
40. Mirror Moves - The Psychedelic Furs
Heaven (1984)
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People who added this item 88  Average listal rating (51 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
41. The Head On The Door - The Cure
Close to me (the single version) (1985)
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People who added this item 4  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
42. The Hurting - Tears for Fears
Change (1982)
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People who added this item 34  Average listal rating (24 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
43. The Breakfast Club: Original Motion Picture ... - Simple Minds, Elizabeth Daily, Wang Chung, Jesse Johnson & Stephanie Spruill, Karla DeVito, Joyce Ke
Don't you forget about me (1985)
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People who added this item 5  Average listal rating (4 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
44. Nena - Nena
99 red balloons (1983)

People who added this item 51  Average listal rating (40 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
45. Songs From the Big Chair - Tears for Fears
Shout (1985)
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People who added this item 8  Average listal rating (5 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
46. The Crossing - Big Country
In a big country (1983)
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People who added this item 21  Average listal rating (15 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
47. Business As Usual - Men at Work
Who can be now (1981)
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People who added this item 16  Average listal rating (12 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
48. Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
Sweet dreams (are made of this) (1983)
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People who added this item 1  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating
49. Arias & Symphonies - The Spoons
Nova heart (1982)
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People who added this item 4  Average listal rating (4 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
50. The Pleasure Principale - Gary Numan
Cars (1979)
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Comments

Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Nov 12 5:19
You've done it again bro; EXCELLENT taste. I recognise all these. Glad to have been alive for most of them. Fantastic songs.
Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Nov 12 19:02
Man next time please send link
Posted: 1 year, 8 months ago at Nov 27 2:59
Love Sunday Bloody Sunday!
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago at Jan 19 19:57
a great list! :)
Posted: 6 months ago at Feb 20 2:20
Gary Numan all the way down at 50 while his clones and rip offs are ranked much higher? (Facepalm)

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