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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...
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1.       The KLF- What Time is Love?
2.       Enya- Orinoco Flow
3.       Pet Shop Boys- Domino Dancing
4.       Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds- The Mercy Seat
5.       Morrissey- Everyday Is Like Sunday
6.       The Church- Under the Milky Way
7.       The Velvet Underground- Venus in Furs
8.       Tracy Chapman- Fast Car
9.       The House of Love- Christine
10.   The LA’s- There She Goes
11.   Sonic Youth- Teenage Riot
12.   INXS- Never Tear Us Apart
13.   Bryan Ferry - Kiss and Tell
14.   S’express- Theme from Sexpress
15.   Inner City- Good Life
16.   Morrissey- Suedehead
17.   Eight Wonder- I’m Not Scared
18.   Cocteau Twins - Carolyn's Fingers
19.   Sam Brown- Stop
20.   Prefab Sprout- Cars and Girls
21.   Neneh Cherry- Buffalo Stance
22.   Kim Wilde- You Came
23.   Sugarcubes- Deus
24.   The Sisters of Mercy - Lucretia My Reflection
25.   The House of Love- Shine On
26.   R.E.M- Orange Crash
27.   The Stone Roses- Elephant Stone
28.   Siouxsie and the Banshees- Peek-A-Boo
29.   Yazz- The Only Way is UP
30.   David Sylvian- Orpheous
31.   Pet Shop Boys- Left to My Own Devices
32.   Marc Almond- Tears Run Rings
33.   The Beach Boys- Kokomo
34.   Prince- Alphabet Street
35.   The Go Betweens- Streets of Our Town
36.   George Michael- Father Figure
37.   Mano Negra- Mala Vida
38.   Martika- I Feel The Earth Move
39.   Leonrad Cohen- First We Take Manhatten
40.   Ofra Haza- Im in Alu
41.   Vaya Con Dios- Don’t Cry for Louie
42.   Talk Talk- I Believe in You
43.   Pixies- Gigantic
44.   Transvision Vamp- I Want Your Love
45.   Fine Youn Cannibals- She Drives Me Crazy
46.   Communards- For A Friend
47.   Roxette – Listen to Your Heart
48.   Erasure- A Little Respect
49.   Galaxie 500- Tugboat
50.   Mylene Farmer- Ainsi soit je