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Best of 1988- The Singles List

In the 20th Century, the year 1988 was the year with the most Roman numeral digits, but more important, in science and technology, it was a year of the first Internet-based chat protocol between USA and Europe. 
On the music level, the charts was still dominated by the Stock- Aitken-Waterman hits who received the Brit Award for their production skills. On the different floors House music was slowly emerging, while Alternative and indie rock were even more diversified into various other musical expressions including the emerging Shoegaze sound. Of course there was a whole lot of different music moving people' hearts... 
As every year we would like to invite you again to submit your favorite singles of 1988, Top 10 or 20. To ease the process we have included a list of 150 singles on a Youtube playlist which is of course not definite. 
Deadline: June 5th
 



0-9
10,000 Maniacs - Like the Weather
10,000 Maniacs - What's the Matter Here?

A
a-ha - Stay on These Roads
a-ha - You Are The One
A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray
Act - I Can't Escape from You
Adventures, The - Broken Land
All About Eve- Martha's Harbour
All About Eve - What Kind of Fool
Another Sunny Day - I'm In Love With A Girl Who Doesn't Know I Exist
Aztec Camera - Somewhere In My Heart

B
Beach Boys, The – Kokomo
Belinda Carlisle - Circle in the Sand
Belinda Carlisle - I Get Weak
Black - The Big One
Black - You're A Big Girl Now
Blue Zone – Jackie
Book of Love - Pretty Boys And Pretty Girls
Brian Wilson - Love and Mercy
Bryan Ferry- Kiss And Tell

C
Camouflage - Strangers Thoughts
Camouflage- That Smiling Face
Church, The – Destination
Church, The - Reptile
Church, The - Under The Milky Way
Communards, The - For A Friend
Cocteau Twins - Carolyn's Fingers            
Cocteau Twins - A Kissed Out Red Floatboat
Cowboy Junkies - Sweet Jane
Crowded House - Into Temptation

D
David Sylvian – Orpheus
Deacon Blue - Real Gone Kid
Depeche Mode – Little 15
Dinosaur Jr - Freak Scene
Duran Duran - All She Wants Is

E
Eighth Wonder - I'm Not Scared
Enya- Orinoco Flow
Erasure- A Little Respect
Erasure - Ship of Fools
Eurythmics - You Have Placed A Chill In My Heart

F             
Fairground Attraction – Perfect
Fall, The - Victoria
Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy
Fingers Inc - Can You Feel It
Form, Die - Poupée Mécanique
Front 242 - Headhunter

G
Galaxie 500 - Tugboat
George Michael - Father Figure
George Michael - Kissing A Fool
George Michael - One More Try
Go-Betweens, The - Was There Anything I Could Do
Go-Betweens ,The - Streets of your Town

H            
Happy Mondays - Wrote For Luck
House of Love, The – Christine
House Of Love, The - Destroy The Heart
House of Love, The - Shine On

I
INXS - Devil Inside
INXS - Mystify
INXS - Never Tear Us Apart
INXS - New Sensation
Inner City - Good Life
Inspiral Carpets - Keep The Circle Around

J
James - What for
Jane Wiedlin -Rush Hour
Jesus & Mary Chain, The- Sidewalking
Julian Cope - Charlotte Anne

K
KLF- What Time Is Love
Kim Wilde - Never Trust A Stranger
Kim Wilde - You Came
Kitchens Of Distinction - Prize

L
La's, The  - There She Goes
Legendary Pink Dots, The- Under Glass
Leonard Cohen - Everybody knows
Leonard Cohen - First We Take Manhattan
Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man
Lloyd Cole and the Commotions- Jennifer She Said

M
Mano Negra - Mala Vida
Marc Almond- Bittersweat
Marc Almond - Tears Run Rings
Martika - I Feel The Earth Move
Mekons- Ghosts of American Astronauts
Morrissey – Every day Is Like Sunday
Morrissey - Hairdresser on Fire
Morrissey - Suedehead
My Bloody Valentine - Feed Me with Your Kiss
My Bloody Valentine - You Made Me Realise
Mylène Farmer - Ainsi Soit Je...

N
Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
New Order - Fine Time
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Deanna     
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - The Mercy Seat

O
Ofra Haza- Im Nin'Alu
OMD - Dreaming

P
Pet Shop Boys - Domino Dancing
Pet Shop Boys - Heart
Pet Shop Boys - Left To My Own Devices
Peter Murphy - All Night Long
Pixies – Gigantic
Pogues, The - Fiesta
Pogues, The - If I Should Fall From Grace With God
Pogues, The - Thousands Are Sailing
Prince - Alphabet Street              
Prince - I Wish U Heaven
Prefab Sprout - Cars and Girls
Prefab Sprout - The King of Rock 'N' Roll
Prefab Sprout – Nightingales
Primitives, The - Crash
Psychedelic Furs, The - All That Money Wants

R
R.E.M. - Finest Worksong
R.E.M. - Orange Crush
Roxette - Listen To Your Heart

S
S'Express - Theme from S'Express
Sandra - Heaven Can Wait
Sandra -Secret Land
Sam Brown - Stop
Siouxsie And The Banshees - Peek-A-Boo
Siouxsie And The Banshees - The Killing Jar
Siouxsie And The Banshees- The Last Beat of My Heart
Sisters Of Mercy, The - Dominion
Sisters of Mercy, The - Lucretia My Reflection
Sonic Youth- Silver Rocket
Sonic Youth - Teenage Riot
Spacemen 3 - Revolution
Spacemen 3- Take Me to the Other Side
Sting - Englishman In New York
Sting – Fragile
Stone Roses, The - Elephant Stone
Suicide - Surrender
Sugarcubes, The – Deus
Sugarcubes, The- Motorcrash
Swans, The- Love Will Tear Us Apart

T
Talk Talk- I Believe In You
Talking Heads- Blind
Talking Heads- (Nothing But) Flowers
Tanita Tikaram- Twist in My Sobriety
Tracy Chapman - Fast Car                            
Tracy Chapman - Talkin' About A Revolution
Transvision Vamp - I Want Your Love

U
U2 - Angel of Harlem
U2 - Desire
U2 - One Tree Hill

V
Vaya Con Dios - Don't Cry For Louie
Vaya Con Dios – Johnny
Vaya Con Dios - Puerto Rico
Velvet Underground - Venus in Furs

W
Waterboys, The - Fisherman's Blues
Wedding Present, The - Nobody's Twisting Your Arm
Wedding Present, The- Why Are You Being So Reasonable Now?"
Womack & Womack – Teardrops

X
XTC - Making Plans For Nigel

Y
Yazz - The Only Way Is Up
Yello - The Race