New Musical Express' Top Albums [1980]

Entertainment: Music NME

### 01. Joy Division (Closer) ### 02. Elvis Costello (Get Happy) ### 03. Beat (I Just Can't Stop It) ### 04. Black Uhuru (Sinsemilla) ### 05. Holger Czukay (Movies) ### 06. Talking Heads (Remain In Light) ### 07. Echo And The Bunnymen (Crocodiles) ### 08. Ry Cooder (Borderline) ### 09. David Bowie (Scary Monsters) ### 10. Dexys Midnight Runners (Searching For The Young Soul Rebels) ### 11. Jam (Sound Affects) ### 12. Bruce Springsteen (River) ### 13. Ub40 (Signing Off) ### 14. Magazine (Correct Use Of Soap) ### 15. Cramps (Songs The Lord Taught Us) ### 16. Ian Dury and The Blockheads (Laughter) ### 17. Weather Report (Night Passage) ### 18. John Martyn (Grace And Danger) ### 19. Simple Minds (Empires And Dance) ### 20. Suicide (Suicide) ### 21. Bob Marley and The Wailers (Uprising) ### 22. Smoky Robinson (Warm Thoughts) ### 23. Young Marble Giants (Colossal Youth) ### 24. Public Image Ltd. (Printemps Au Paris) ### 25. Cabaret Voltaire (Voice Of America) ### 26. Grace Jones (Warm Leatherette) ### 27. D.A.F. (Die Kleinen Und Die Bosen) ### 28. Iggy Pop (Soldier) ### 29. Toots And The Maytals (Toots Live) ### 30. Lou Reed (Growing Up In Public) ### 31. Captain Beefheart (Doc At The Radar Station) ### 32. Specials (More Specials) ### 33. Blue Oyster Cult (Cultosaurus Erectus) ### 34. Teardrop Explodes (Kilimanjaro) ### 35. Milcho Leviev and Art Pepper (Blues For The Fisherman) ### 36. Captain Beefheart (Shiny Beast) ### 37. Nobody's Perfect ### 38. Stevie Wonder (Hotter Than July) ### 39. John Cooper Clarke (Snap Crackle and Bop) ### 40. Linton Kwesi Johnson (Bass Culture) ### 41. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (Organisation) ### 42. Twinkle Brothers (Countrymen) ### 43. Devo (Freedom Of Choice) ### 44. James Blood Ulmer (Are You Glad To Be In America) ### 45. Diana Ross (Diana) ### 46. Joni Mitchell (Shadows And Light) ### 47. Siouxsie And The Banshees (Kaleidoscope) ### 48. Comsat Angels (Waiting For A Miracle) ### 49. Tom Waits (Heartattack And Vine) ### 50. Etta James (Changes) ===== Missing: ===== * Beat (03) * Black Uhuru (04) * Holger Czukay (05) * Echo And The Bunnymen (07) * Magazine (band) (14) * John Martyn (18) * Suicide (band) (20) * Young Marble Giants (23) * Cabaret Voltaire (25) * D.A.F. (27) * Teardrop Explodes (34) * Art Pepper (35) * Milcho Leviev (35) * Nobody's Perfect (37) * John Cooper Clarke (39) * Linton Kwesi Johnson (40) * Twinkle Brothers (42) * James Blood Ulmer (44) * Comsat Angels (48)

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32

1

Joy Division

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

4

2

Elvis Costello

Vocalist

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

30

3

The English Beat

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

25

6

Talking Heads

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

31

7

Echo & the Bunnymen

Musicians

0% (0 of 0 votes)

16

8

Ry Cooder

Musician

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

7

9

David Bowie

Vocalist

55.38% (103 of 186 votes)

29

10

Dexy's Midnight Runners

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

26

11

The Jam

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

5

12

Bruce Springsteen

Vocalist

62.79% (81 of 129 votes)

1

13

UB40

Vocalist

100% (5 of 5 votes)

23

15

The Cramps

Musicians

0% (0 of 0 votes)

28

16

Ian Dury

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

19

17

Weather Report

Musicians

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

22

19

Simple Minds

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

18

20

Suicide (Band)

Musicians

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

10

21

Bob Marley

Vocalist

53.85% (112 of 208 votes)

35

22

Smokey Robinson

Vocalist

0% (0 of 2 votes)

14

24

Public Image Ltd.

Musicians

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

9

26

Grace Jones

Vocalist

53.85% (112 of 208 votes)

11

28

Iggy Pop

Musician

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

15

29

Toots and the Maytals

Vocalists

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

3

30

Lou Reed

Musician

89.47% (17 of 19 votes)

33

31

Captain Beefheart

Musician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

27

32

The Specials

Musicians

0% (0 of 5 votes)

36

33

Blue Oyster Cult

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

13

35

Art Pepper

Musician

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

34

36

Captain Beefheart

Musician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

6

38

Stevie Wonder

Musician

56.55% (95 of 168 votes)

2

41

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

Musicians

100% (1 of 1 votes)

21

43

Devo

Musicians

11.11% (1 of 9 votes)

8

45

Diana Ross

Vocalist

55.12% (70 of 127 votes)

17

46

Joni Mitchell

Vocalists

30.0% (6 of 20 votes)

12

47

Siouxsie and the Banshees

Musicians

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

20

49

Tom Waits

Musician

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

24

50

Etta James

Vocalist

0% (0 of 6 votes)