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Best of 1982- The Singles

The rendezvous with the year 1982 continues. Next up we have 'The Best of 1982- The Singles List'. 
We would like to invite you to share your favorite singles ranked in a Top10 list. To make this easier, we made a selection of more than 200 songs in one list available here, but you are also welcome to add your favorite songs if they are not on the list (official releases only).
As you know, we prefer #new wave, #post-punk, #synth-pop #new romantics, #goth, #italo-disco, #hi-nrg, #minmal synth, #art-pop/rock, #jangle-pop, #industrial, #darkwave and similar music styles.
Post your Top 10 in a comment section. The final results after the summer break.

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10 comments:

Kevin said...

1.The Psychedelic Furs- Love My Way
2.OMD- Maid of Orleans
3.Japan- Ghosts
4.Vision- Lucifer's Friend
5.Soft Cell- Torch
6.Tears for Fears- Pale Shelter
7.Duran Duran- Save A Prayer
8.Kraftwerk- Computer Love
9.The Pale Fountains- Thanks You
10. A Flock of Seagulls- Space Age Love Song

Anonymous said...

ABC- Poison Arrow
The Associates- Party Fears Two
Duran Duran- Rio
Eurythmics- Love Is a Stranger
Japan- Ghosts
The Psychedelic Furs- Love My Way
Simple Minds- Promised You a Miracle
Tears for Fears- Mad World
Ultravox- Reap The Wild Wind
Yazoo- Situation

MrOktober said...

10.The Human League- Mirror Man
9. Japan- European Son
8. A Flock of Seagulls- I Ran
7. Talk Talk- Talk Talk
6. The Clash- Rock The Casbah
5. Tears for Fears- Mad World
4. Gang of Four- I Love a Man in a Uniform
3. Heaven 17- Let Me Go
2. Duran Duran- Rio
1. Duran Duran- Save A Prayer

dbutler16 said...

This is almost impossible! 1982 might just be my favorite year for music. Anyway...

1. Heaven 17 - Let Me Go
2. Modern English - I Melt With You
3. Duran Duran - Hungry Like the Wolf
4. Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come on Eileen
5. Yazoo - Don't Go
6. Yazoo - Situation
7. New Order - Temptation
8. ABC - Poison Arrow
9. Duran Duran - Rio
10. Culture Club - Time (Clock of the Heart)

I'd love to squeeze "The Look of Love" by ABC, plus about 20 more songs onto my top 10 list, but oh well.

Anonymous said...

1-Japan-Ghosts
2-Tears for fears-Mad World
3-Associates-Country Club
4-Culture Club-Time
5-Yazoo-Situation
6-Visage-The damned dont cry
7-Eurythmics-The walk
8-ABC-Poison Arrow
9-Orange Juice-Felicity
10-Echo&the Bunnymen-The back of love

Anonymous said...

great year and great memories!

1) Melt with You: Modern English
2) Situation:Yaz
3) Hungry Like the Wolf: Duran Duran
4) Promised You a Miracle: Simple Minds
5) Let Me Go: Heaven 17
6) I Could Be Happy: Altered Images
7) I Ran: Flock of Seagulls
8) Save it for Later: The English Beat
9) Should I Stay or Should I Go? The Clash
10) The Metro: Berlin

Anonymous said...

Is 10 enough? Too many great albums and singles to restrict to 10...so I'm breaking the rules!

Please count them all...because it's too much fun!!!

In no particular order:

1) Icehouse: Great Southern Land
2) Psychedelic Furs: Love My Way
3) Kraftwerk: Computer Love
4) Simple Minds: Promised You A Miracle
5) New Order: Temptation
6) Tears For Fears: Pale Shelter
7) Duran Duran: Save A Prayer
8) Modern English: I Melt With You
9) Soft Cell: It's A Mugs Game
10) Blancmange: Living On The Ceiling
11) INXS: The One Thing
12) A Flock Of Seagulls: I Ran
13) Ultravox: Reap The Wild Wind
14) Human League: Mirror Man
15) A Flock Of Seagulls: Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You)
16) Simple Minds: Someone Somewhere In Summertime
17) China Crisis: No More Blue Horizons
18) Tears For Fears: Change
19) Tears For Fears: Mad World
20) Madness: Our House
21) Depeche Mode: Leave In Silence
22) Talk Talk: Talk Talk
23) Culture Club: Time (Clock Of The Heart)
24) Eurythmics: Love Is A Stranger
25) Heaven 17: Let Me Go
26) Gang Of Four: I Love A Man In A Uniform
27) Men Without Hats: The Safety Dance
28) Tones On Tail: There's Only One
29) ABC: Poison Arrow
30) The Fixx: Red Skies

Anonymous said...

1.B-Movie- Nowhere Girl
2.Duran Duran- Rio
3.Spoons- Nova Heart
4.INXS- Don't Change
5.Roxy Music- Take A Chance With Me
6.The Names- Calcutta
7.Culture Club- Time
8.The Passage- XOYO
9.Kim Wilde- View Form The Bridge
10.The The- Uncertain Smile

Anonymous said...

1. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Fireworks
2. Soft Cell - Torch
3. Ultravox - Hymn
4. Yazoo - Don't Go
5. Human League - Mirror Man
6. Duran Duran - Rio
7. The Stranglers - Golden Brown
8. Simple Minds - Someone Somewhere in Summertime
9. Split Enz - Six Months in a leaky boat.
10. The Associates - Club Country

Anonymous said...



1.Bauhaus - Ziggy Stardust

2.Billy Idol - White Wedding

3.The Clash - Should I Stay or Should I Go

4.The Clash - Rock The Casbah

5.Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

6.The Gun Club - Fire of Love

7.Joan Jett and The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'n Roll

8.Madness - Our House

9.The Stranglers - Golden Brown

10.Yazoo - Only You