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Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby pcqgod » 08 Jun 2018, 17:15

Top 12 for me:

The Barracudas -- Drop Out With
Split Enz - Time and Tide
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Imperial Bedroom
FEAR - The Record
Birthday Party -- Junk Yard
Misfits -- Walk Among Us
Yaz - Upstairs at Eric's
X - Under the Big Black Sun
Bauhaus -- The Sky's Gone Out
King Sunny Ade – Juju Music
King Crimson – Beat
Siouxsie and the Banshees - A Kiss in the Dreamhouse
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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby Bent Fabric » 08 Jun 2018, 17:20

pcqgod wrote:X - Under the Big Black Sun


Ignore the seeming preciousness of my language, but...SUCH a special record.

Their Pepper, as I see it.

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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby Bent Fabric » 08 Jun 2018, 17:21

Without consulting a list, I know I consider the likes of Thriller, 1999 and Number of the Beast highlights of ANY year.

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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby Matt Wilson » 08 Jun 2018, 18:12

Roxy Music - Avalon
Marshal Crenshaw
Springteen - Nebraska
dBs - Repercussion
Thompsons - Shoot Out the Lights
Macca - Tug of War
Clash - Combat Rock
Beat - Special Beat Service
Joe Jackson - Night and Day
XTC - English Settlement

There's ten which haven't been mentioned.

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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby Matt Wilson » 08 Jun 2018, 18:37

Van Halen - Diver Down
Petty - Long After Dark
Lou Reed - The Blue Mask
Furs - Forever Now
Simple Minds - New Gold Dream
Haircut 100 - Pelican West
Monochrome Set - Eligible Bachelors
Rank & File - Sundown
Madness - Rise and Fall
Cure - Pornography
Angry Samoans - Back from Samoa
Peter Gabriel
Descendents - Milo Goes to College
ABC - Lexicon of Love
Flipper - Generic
Fall - Hex Induction Hour
Mission of Burma - VS
Bad Brains
Replacements - Stink (EP)
Judas Priest - Screaming for Vengeance

There's 20 more...

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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby Bent Fabric » 08 Jun 2018, 18:46

Diver Down (eternally underrated) and Tug of War (probably rated just right) are also huge personal favorites.

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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby Dayodead » 08 Jun 2018, 18:50

1. The Cure- Pornography
2. Mission of Burma- Vs
3. Bad Brains- Bad Brains
4. Lou Reed- The Blue Mask
5. X- Under the big black sun
6. The Birthday Party- Junkyard
7. Dead Kennedys- Plastic surgery disasters
8. The Gun Club- Miami
9. Marine Girls- Beach Party
10. REM- Chronic Town ep

Eyeless in Gaza- Pale hands I loved so well / Drumming the beating heart
Violent Femmes- Violent Femmes
Monochrome Set - Eligible Bachelors
Bad Religion- How could hell be any worse?
Sparks- Angst in my pants
Descendants- Milo goes to college
Christian death- Only theatre of pain
Bauhaus- The sky's gone out
Felt- Crumbling the antiseptic beauty
Charged GBH- City baby attacked by rats
Prince - 1999
Siouxsie & The Banshees - A Kiss in the Dreamhouse
Misfits - Walk Among Us
Various Artists- This is Boston Not L.A.
SPK - Leichenschrei
Flipper - Generic

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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby toomanyhatz » 08 Jun 2018, 18:54

I rather shockingly agree with almost all of Matt's list, particularly the first one.

I'd forgotten that it was a pretty good year.
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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby toomanyhatz » 08 Jun 2018, 18:56

There's also the Minutemen's Bean-Spill EP, if something 6 minutes long counts as an album. (It does have FIVE SONGS!)
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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby gash on ignore » 08 Jun 2018, 19:24

Springsteen - Nebraska
Clash - Combat Rock
Descendents - Milo Goes To College
Don Fagen - The Nightfly
The Jam - The Gift
Kate Bush - The Dreaming
Madness - The Rise and Fall
Roxy - Avalon
Sun Ra - Nuclear War
Marvin Gaye - Midnight Love

In no order.
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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby Mike Boom » 08 Jun 2018, 19:27

Nebraska
The Dreaming
The Nightfly
Imperial Bedroom
English Settlement
Special Beat Service

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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby sloopjohnc » 08 Jun 2018, 19:38

gash on ignore wrote:Descendents - Milo Goes To College


That would definitely be up there. I saw a video with Jello Biafra singing Police Truck with them recently.

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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby Charlie O. » 08 Jun 2018, 19:41

Can't believe I'm the first to mention The Dream Syndicate's The Days Of Wine And Roses (and the preceding EP).

X - Under The Big Black Sun
Mission Of Burma - Vs.
R.E.M. - Chronic Town
Violent Femmes - s/t
The Clash - Combat Rock
The Gun Club - Miami
The Replacements - Stink
Meat Puppets - s/t
Marshall Crenshaw - s/t
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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby pcqgod » 08 Jun 2018, 19:44

Dayodead wrote:1. The Cure- Pornography
2. Mission of Burma- Vs
3. Bad Brains- Bad Brains
4. Lou Reed- The Blue Mask
5. X- Under the big black sun
6. The Birthday Party- Junkyard
7. Dead Kennedys- Plastic surgery disasters
8. The Gun Club- Miami
9. Marine Girls- Beach Party
10. REM- Chronic Town ep

Eyeless in Gaza- Pale hands I loved so well / Drumming the beating heart
Violent Femmes- Violent Femmes
Monochrome Set - Eligible Bachelors
Bad Religion- How could hell be any worse?
Sparks- Angst in my pants
Descendants- Milo goes to college
Christian death- Only theatre of pain
Bauhaus- The sky's gone out
Felt- Crumbling the antiseptic beauty
Charged GBH- City baby attacked by rats
Prince - 1999
Siouxsie & The Banshees - A Kiss in the Dreamhouse
Misfits - Walk Among Us
Various Artists- This is Boston Not L.A.
SPK - Leichenschrei
Flipper - Generic


The last great year for American hardcore punk, I'd say.
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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby Jumper K » 08 Jun 2018, 21:14

pcqgod wrote:
Dayodead wrote:1. The Cure- Pornography
2. Mission of Burma- Vs
3. Bad Brains- Bad Brains
4. Lou Reed- The Blue Mask
5. X- Under the big black sun
6. The Birthday Party- Junkyard
7. Dead Kennedys- Plastic surgery disasters
8. The Gun Club- Miami
9. Marine Girls- Beach Party
10. REM- Chronic Town ep

Eyeless in Gaza- Pale hands I loved so well / Drumming the beating heart
Violent Femmes- Violent Femmes
Monochrome Set - Eligible Bachelors
Bad Religion- How could hell be any worse?
Sparks- Angst in my pants
Descendants- Milo goes to college
Christian death- Only theatre of pain
Bauhaus- The sky's gone out
Felt- Crumbling the antiseptic beauty
Charged GBH- City baby attacked by rats
Prince - 1999
Siouxsie & The Banshees - A Kiss in the Dreamhouse
Misfits - Walk Among Us
Various Artists- This is Boston Not L.A.
SPK - Leichenschrei
Flipper - Generic


The last great year for American hardcore punk, I'd say.

You’d be wrong.

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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby pig bodine » 08 Jun 2018, 21:45

Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Urban Bushmen
Bad Brains - ROIR cassette
Flipper - Generic
Ornette Coleman - Of Human Feelings
David Murray - Murray’s Steps
Dream Syndicate - Days Of Wine & Roses
Mission Of Burma - Vs
Prince - 1999
Faith/Void
Junior Delahae - Reggae
King Sunny Ade - Juju Music
Misfits - Walk Among Us
Horace Andy - Dancehall Style
Angry Samoans- Back From Samoa
Scientist- Wins the World Cup
James Blood Ulmer - Black Rock
Roland Shannon Jackson -Mandance
John Carter - Dahwe
Venom - Black Metal
Television Personalities- Mummy You’re Not Watching Ne
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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby jimboo » 08 Jun 2018, 21:47

Matt Wilson wrote:Roxy Music - Avalon
Marshal Crenshaw
Springteen - Nebraska
dBs - Repercussion
Thompsons - Shoot Out the Lights
Macca - Tug of War
Clash - Combat Rock
Beat - Special Beat Service
Joe Jackson - Night and Day
XTC - English Settlement

There's ten which haven't been mentioned.


Maybe you shouldn't.
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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby jimboo » 08 Jun 2018, 21:49

Matt Wilson wrote:Van Halen - Diver Down
Petty - Long After Dark
Lou Reed - The Blue Mask
Furs - Forever Now
Simple Minds - New Gold Dream
Haircut 100 - Pelican West
Monochrome Set - Eligible Bachelors
Rank & File - Sundown
Madness - Rise and Fall
Cure - Pornography
Angry Samoans - Back from Samoa
Peter Gabriel
Descendents - Milo Goes to College
ABC - Lexicon of Love
Flipper - Generic
Fall - Hex Induction Hour
Mission of Burma - VS
Bad Brains
Replacements - Stink (EP)
Judas Priest - Screaming for Vengeance

There's 20 more...


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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby Matt Wilson » 08 Jun 2018, 23:16

I just listed albums which hadn't been listed before.

But don't let that stop you from submitting your list.

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Re: Your favorite albums of 1982

Postby The Modernist » 09 Jun 2018, 10:05

The best album from 1982 hasn't been mentioned. It is of course the glorious Sulk by The Associates.

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