Wednesday, January 3, 2001

McQ's Favorite Albums Of 1983

Highest Recommends
1. Murmur - REM

Strong Recommends
2. Swordfishtrombones - Tom Waits
3. War - U2
4. Violent Femmes
5. Speaking In Tongues - The Talking Heads
6. Sychronicity - The Police

Solid Recommends
7. The Crossing - Big Country
8. Power, Corruption And Lies - New Order
9. Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) - The Eurythmics
10. Hootenanny - The Replacements

Mild Recommends
11. Uh-Huh - John Cougar Mellencamp
12. Labour Of Love - UB40
13. Let's Dance - David Bowie
14. Madonna

1983 Albums Of Critical Note I've Yet To Assess In Full
Before Hollywood - The Go-Betweens
Can't Slow Down - Lionel Ritchie
Colour By Numbers - Culture Club
Djam Leeli - Baaba Mall & Mansour Seck
Duck Rock - Malcolm McLaren
Eliminator - ZZ Top
High Land, Hard Rain - Aztec Camera
Holy Diver - Dio
Kill 'Em All - Metallica
Koyaanisquatsi - Philip Glass
Life's A Riot With Spy Vs. Spy - Billy Bragg
Love Wars - Womack And Womack
Meat Puppets II
Out Of Step EP - Minor Threat
Porcupine - Echo And The Bunnymen
Punch The Clock - Elvis Costello
Pyromania - Def Lepperd
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
Rock For Light - Bad Brains
She's So Unusual - Cyndi Lauper
Soul Mining - The The
Synchro System - King Sunny Ade
Texas Flood - Stevie Ray Vaughn
Touch - The Eurythmics
Under A Blood Red Sky - U2

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