Wednesday, January 3, 2001

McQ's Favorite Albums Of 1984

Highest Recommends
1. Let It Be - The Replacements
2. Double Nickels On The Dime - The Minutemen
3. Born In The USA - Bruce Springsteen

Strong Recommends
4. Purple Rain - Prince
5. The Smiths
6. Zen Arcade - Husker Du
7. Reckoning - REM
8. Stop Making Sense - The Talking Heads

Solid Recommends
9. The Unforgettable Fire - U2
10. Stoneage Romeos - Hoodoo Gurus
11. Couldn't Stand The Weather - Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble
12. Hatful Of Hollow - The Smiths
13. How Will The Wolf Survive? - Los Lobos

Mild Recommends
14. New Sensations - Lou Reed
15. Building The Perfect Beast - Don Henley

1984 Albums Of Critical Note I've Yet To Assess In Full
1984 - Van Halen
A Walk Across The Rooftops - The Blue Nile
Brewing Up With Billy Bragg
Brilliant Trees - David Sylvian
Buscando America - Ruben Blades
Cafe Bleu - The Style Council
Climate Of Hunter - Scott Walker
Creuza De Ma - Frabizio De Andre
Cuatro Roses - Gabinete Caligari
Deseo Carnal - Alaska y Dinarama
Diamond Life - Sade
E2-E4 - Manuel Gottsching
Fried - Julian Cope
From Here To Eternity - Nick Cave
Hallowed Ground - Violent Femmes
Heartbeat City - The Cars
I Often Dream Of Trains - Robyn Hitchcock
Immigres - Yousou N'Dour
In The Studio - The Special A.K.A.
It'll End In Tears - This Mortal Coil
La Ley Del Desierto, La Ley Del Mar - Radio Futura
Learning To Crawl - The Pretenders
Like A Virgin - Madonna
Meat Puppets II
Medicine Show - The Dream Syndicate
Ocean Rain - Echo And The Bunnymen
Private Dancer - Tina Turner
Powerslave - Iron Maiden
Rattlesnakes - Lloyd Cole
Reckless - Bryan Adams
Ride The Lightning - Metallica
Scraping Foetus Off The Wheel - Hole
The Age Of Consent - Bronski Beat
The Las Vegas Story - The Gun Club
The Poet II - Bobby Womack
The Wonderful And Frightening World Of...The Fall
Sparkle In The Rain - Simple Minds
Treasure - Cocteau Twins
Welcome To The Pleasure Dome - Frankie Goes To Hollywood

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