New Musical Express' Top Tracks [1980]

Entertainment: Music NME

### 01. Joy Division (Love Will Tear Us Apart) ### 02. Jam (Going Underground) ### 03. Beat (Mirror In The Bathroom) ### 04. Joy Division (Atmosphere) ### 05. David Bowie (Ashes To Ashes) ### 06. Bow Wow Wow (Your Cassette Pet) ### 07. Grace Jones (Private Life) ### 08. David Bowie (Fashion) ### 09. Bow Wow Wow (C30 C60 C90 Go) ### 10. Steve Wonder (Master Blaster) ### 11. Teardrop Explodes (Treason) ### 12. Dexys Midnight Runners (Geno) ### 13. Jam (Start!) ### 14. Ub40 (Food For Thought/King) ### 15. Elvis Costello (New Amsterdam Ep) ### 16. A Certain Ratio (Shack Up) ### 17. Echo And The Bunnymen (Rescue) ### 18. Ub40 (My Way Of Thinking) ### 19. Kurtis Blow (Breaks) ### 20. Beat (Stand Down Margaret/Best Friend) ### 21. Elvis Costello (I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down) ### 22. Cramps (Drug Train) ### 23. Fall (Fiery Jack) ### 24. Dexies Midnight Runners (Dance Stance) ### 25. Robert Palmer (Johnny and Mary) ### 26. Beat (Hands Off .. She's Mine) ### 27. Subterraneans (My Flamingo) ### 28. Magazine (A Song From Under The Floorboards) ### 29. Comsat Angels (Independence Day) ### 30. Undertones (My Perfect Cousin) ### 31. Stray Cats (Runaway Boys) ### 32. Robert Wyatt (At Last I Am Free) ### 33. Robert Palmer (Looking For Clues) ### 34. Dexys Midnight Runners (There, There My Dear) ### 35. Madness (My Girl) ### 36. Squeeze (Another Nail In My Heart) ### 37. A Certain Ratio (Flight) ### 38. Au Pairs (Diet/It's Obvious) ### 39. Tom Browne (Funkin' For Jamaica) ### 40. Cabaret Voltaire (Seconds To Late) ### 41. Diana Ross (I'm Coming Out) ### 42. Elvis Costello (Hi-Fidelity) ### 43. Aswad (Warrior Charge) ### 44. Richard Hell (Love Comes In Spurts) ### 45. Smack (Edward Fox) ### 46. Police (Don't Stand So Close To Me) ### 47. Bette Bright (Hello I'm Your Heart) ### 48. Linx (Rise And Shine) ### 49. Siouxsie And The Banshees (Happy House) ### 50. Adam And The Ants (Dog Eat Dog) ===== Missing: ===== * Beat (03) * Teardrop Explodes (11) * Certain Ratio (16) * Echo And The Bunnymen (17) * Beat (20) * Beat (26) * Subterraneans (27) * Magazine (band) (28) * Comsat Angels (29) * Undertones (30) * Robert Wyatt (32) * Certain Ratio (37) * Au Pairs (38) * Tom Browne (39) * Cabaret Voltaire (40) * Aswad (43) * Smack (45) * Bette Bright (47) * Linx (48)

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29

1

Joy Division

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

25

2

The Jam

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

33

3

The English Beat

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

30

4

Joy Division

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

7

5

David Bowie

Vocalist

55.38% (103 of 186 votes)

27

6

Bow Wow Wow

Musicians

0% (0 of 10 votes)

10

7

Grace Jones

Vocalist

53.85% (112 of 208 votes)

8

8

David Bowie

Vocalist

55.38% (103 of 186 votes)

28

9

Bow Wow Wow

Musicians

0% (0 of 10 votes)

6

10

Stevie Wonder

Musician

56.55% (95 of 168 votes)

22

12

Dexy's Midnight Runners

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

26

13

The Jam

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

1

14

UB40

Vocalist

100% (5 of 5 votes)

3

15

Elvis Costello

Vocalist

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

36

17

Echo & the Bunnymen

Musicians

0% (0 of 0 votes)

2

18

UB40

Vocalist

100% (5 of 5 votes)

20

19

Kurtis Blow

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

34

20

The English Beat

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

4

21

Elvis Costello

Vocalist

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

37

22

The Cramps

Musicians

0% (0 of 0 votes)

14

23

The Fall

Musicians

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

23

24

Dexy's Midnight Runners

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

15

25

Robert Palmer

Vocalist

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

35

26

The English Beat

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

21

30

The Undertones

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

18

31

The Stray Cats

Musicians

12.50% (1 of 8 votes)

32

32

Robert Wyatt

Musician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

16

33

Robert Palmer

Vocalist

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

24

34

Dexy's Midnight Runners

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

19

35

Madness

Musicians

0% (0 of 15 votes)

12

36

Squeeze

Musicians

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

9

41

Diana Ross

Vocalist

55.12% (70 of 127 votes)

5

42

Elvis Costello

Vocalist

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

31

44

Richard Hell

Poet

0% (0 of 2 votes)

11

46

Police

Musicians

50.0% (2 of 4 votes)

13

49

Siouxsie and the Banshees

Musicians

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

17

50

Adam Ant

Musicians

20.0% (1 of 5 votes)