Top 40 Music Albums of 1980 by Exist-en-ciel (2021)

Favorite songs of the year:

1. Duke's Travels - Genesis
2. Once in a Lifetime - Talking Heads
3. Love Will Tear Us Apart (single) - Joy Division
4. Games Without Frontiers - Peter Gabriel
5. Atmosphere (single) - Joy Division
6. The Spirit of Radio - Rush
7. Decades - Joy Division
8. Le premier ciel (En tournée live version) - Harmonium
9. Could You Be Loved - Bob Marley & The Wailers
10. Ashes to Ashes - David Bowie
11. A Forest - The Cure
12. The River - Bruce Springsteen
13. That's Entertainment - The Jam
14. Enola Gay - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
15. I'm Coming Out - Diana Ross

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New Wave, Post-Punk, Funk

9.1/10

Favorite track: Once in a Lifetime

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1. Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) 9.5
2. Crosseyed and Painless 9
3. The Great Curve 9
4. Once in a Lifetime 10
5. Houses in Motion 9
6. Seen and Not Seen 8.5
7. Listening Wind 9
8. The Overload 8.5
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1980
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Post-Punk, Gothic Rock, Coldwave

9/10

Favorite track: Decades

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1. Atrocity Exhibition 9
2. Isolation 9
3. Passover 9
4. Colony 8.5
5. A Means to an End 9
6. Heart and Soul 9
7. Twenty Four Hours 9
8. The Eternal 9
9. Decades 9.5
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1980
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20,365
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Art Rock, New Wave, Progressive Pop

8.9/10

Favorite track: Games Without Frontiers

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1. Intruder 9
2. No Self Control 8.5
3. Start 8.5
4. I Don't Remember 9
5. Family Snapshot 9
6. And Through the Wire 9
7. Games Without Frontiers 9.5
8. Not One of Us 8.5
9. Lead a Normal Life 8.5
10. Biko 9.5
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1980
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4,654
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1980
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3,243
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1980
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5,730
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Progresive Rock, Pop Rock, Progressive Pop

8.5/10

Favorite track: Duke's Travels

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1. Behind the Lines 9
2. Duchess 8.5
3. Guide Vocal 8
4. Man of Our Times 9
5. Misunderstanding 8.5
6. Heathaze 8
5. Turn It On Again 8.5
6. Alone Tonight 8.5
7. Cul-de-Sac 8
8. Please Don't Ask 7.5
9. Duke's Travels 10
10. Duke's End 8.5
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1980
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1980
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3,180
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1980
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2,780
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1980
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1,576
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1980
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828
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Top 40 Music Albums of 1980 composition

Artist Albums %


The Cure 2 5%
Kate Bush 1 3%
Bruce Springsteen 1 3%
Peter Gabriel 1 3%
Pretenders 1 3%
Dead Kennedys 1 3%
The Jam 1 3%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 23 58%
United States 10 25%
Canada 3 8%
Ireland 1 3%
Australia 1 3%
Jamaica 1 3%
Mixed Nationality 1 3%
Compilation? Albums %
No 39 98%
Yes 1 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 39 98%
Yes 1 3%

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