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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1974

N.B. No combined ranking - just 12 writers with their selections for musician, band, guitarist, vocalist, album, single etc -
Below is a list of all the albums and singles mentioned.

ALBUMS

In Camera - Peter Hammill
Madruga - Melanie
Bad Co. - Bad Company
Hydra - Hydra
Out Of The Storm - Jack Bruce
On The Beach - Neil Young
Before The Flood - Bob Dylan & The Band
Fear - John Cale
Escalator Over The Hill - Carla Bley
Band On The Run - Wings
Piano Man - Billy Joel
I Can Stand a Little Rain - Joe Cocker
Paradise And Lunch - Ry Cooder
Stormbringer - Deep Purple
Apostrophe - Frank Zappa
It's Too Late To Stop Now - Van Morrison
Second Helping - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sheet Music - 10cc
I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight - Richard And Linda Thompson
Phaedra - Tangerine Dream
Court And Spark - Joni Mitchell

SINGLES

Can't Get Enough - Bad Company
You Ain't Senn Nothin' Yet - Bachman Turner Overdrive
I Survived - Adam Faith
Drift Away - Dobie Gray
You Can Make Me Dance, Sing, Or Anything - Faces
Band On The Run - Wings
How Long - Ace
W.O.L.D. - Harry Chapin
Worst Band In The World - 10cc
Overnight Sensation - Raspberries
The Jarrow Song - Alan Price
If You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do) - Aretha Franklin
I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight - Richard And Linda Thompson
Sailin' On - Toots And The Maytals
This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us - Sparks
Just A Boy - Leo Sayer
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Midnight Train To Georgia - Gladys Knight And The Pips
I Can't Stand The Rain - Ann Peebles
Car On The Hill - Joni Mitchell

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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1975

ALBUMS

1. The Hissing Of Summer Lawns - Joni Mitchell

Blood On The Tracks - Dylan

2. Blood On The Tracks - Bob Dylan
3. Natty Dread - Bob Marley And The Wailers
4. The Who By Numbers - The Who
5. Still Crazy After All These Years - Paul Simon
6. Caught Up - Millie Jackson
7. Back To The Night - Joan Armatrading
8. Nils Lofgren - Nils Lofgren
9. Visions Of The Emerald Beyond - Mahavishnu Orchestra
10. Hot! Menu! - Sadistic Mika Band

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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1976

ALBUMS

1. Joan Armatrading - Joan Armatrading
2. Hejira - Joni Mitchell
3. Royal Scam - Steely Dan

Desire - Dylan

4. Desire - Bob Dylan
5. Heat Treatment - Graham Parker
6. Blackheart Man - Bunny Wailer
7. The Modern Lovers - (Jonathan Richman and) The Modern Lovers
8. Songs In The Key Of Life - Stevie Wonder
9. Fly Like An Eagle - Steve Miller
10. Hotel California - Eagles
 
SINGLES

(I'm) Stranded - Saints
New Rose - The Dammed
To Be Close To You - Commodores
The Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy
Anarchy In The UK - Sex Pistols
Little Johnny Jewel - Television
Cincinatti Fatback - Roogalator
Rock 'N' Roll Love Letter - Tim Moore
Rock 'N' Me - Steve Miller
Tonight's The Night - Rod Stewart
Get Back - Rod Stewart
X Offender - Blondie
Cherry Bomb - Runaways
Haitian Divorce - Steely Dan
I'm Mandy Fly Me - 10cc
Chicken Funk - Clover
Louisa On A Horse - John Otway And Wild Willy Barratt
Hotel Chambermaid - Graham Parker
Main Street - Bob Seeger
Slow Death - Flamin' Groovies
Play It Again - Roderick Falconer
Part Time Love - Gladys Knight And The Pips
It Should Have Been Me - Yvonne Fair
Misty Blue - Dorothy Moore
I Need It - Johnny Guitar
Police And Thieves - Junior Murvin
None a Jah Jah Children - Ras Michael
Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel - Tavares
If You Leave Me Now - Chicago
96 Tears - ? And The Mysterians
She's Gone - Daryl Hall And John Oates
Lullaby Of Broadway - Winifred Shaw
Daddy Rolling Stone - Streetwalkers
Train Train - Count Bishop
Boogie On The Street - Lew Lewis
Doina Dejhale - Gheorge Zamfir
Money Money Money - Abba
Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John And Kiki Dee
Keys To Your Heart - 101ers
Heart Of The City - Nick Lowe
Blank Generation - Richard Hell
I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend - Ramones
Blitzkrieg Bop - Ramones
She's My Gal - Gorillas
Teenage Depression - Eddie And The Hot Rods
Final Solution - Pere Ubu
Styrofoam - Tyla Gang
Cokane In My Brain - Dillinger
Work All Day - Barry Biggs
MPLA - Tapper Zukie
Black Star Liner - Fred Locks
Here Comes The Weekend - Dave Edmunds

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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1977 Albums

1) Marquee moon: Television

The Clash

2) Clash: Clash
3) Never mind the bollocks: Sex pistols
4) Talking heads 77: Talking Heads
5) Tom petty & the heartbreakers: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
6) Rattus norvegicus: Stranglers
7) New boots and panties: Ian Dury
8) Blondie: Blondie
9) My aim is true: Elvis Costello
10) Heroes: David Bowie
11) Pink flag: Wire
12) Idiot: Iggy Pop
13) Trans europe express: Kraftwerk
14) Exodus: Bob Marley & the Wailers
15) Low: David Bowie
16) The boys: Boys
17) Two sevens clash: Culture
18) Hard again: Muddy Waters
19) Get it: Dave Edmunds
20) Kiss alive II: Kiss

1977 Singles

1) God save the Queen : Sex Pistols
2) Roadrunner : Jonathan Richman
3) Motorway songs: Tom Robinson Band
4) Oh bondage up yours: X-Ray Spex
5) Marquee moon: Television
6) Pretty vacant: Sex Pistols
7) White riot: Clash
8) Whole ride world: Eric Wreckless
9) Do anything you wanna do: Eddie & the Hot Rods
10) Sex & drugs & rock & roll: Ian Dury


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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1978 Albums

1) Give Ďem enough rope: Clash
2) The scream: Siouxsie & the Banshees

Darkness On The Edge Of Town

3) Darkness on the edge of town: Bruce Springsteen
4) Some Girls: Rolling Stones
5) All mod cons: Jam
6) Moving targets: Penetration
7) Parallel lines: Blondie
8) This year's model: Elvis Costello
9) Easter: Patti Smith
10) More songs about buildings and food: Talking Heads
11) Chairs missing: Wire
12) Are we not men? : Devo
13) Dub housing: Pere Ubu
14) Thatís life: Sham 69
15) Wavelength: Van Morrison
16) Live and dangerous: Thin Lizzy
17) Street hassle: Lou Reed
18) Another music in a different kitchen: Buzzcocks
19) Mr gone: Weather Report
20) Go 2: X T C

1978 Singles:

1) Because the night: Patti Smith
2) Public image: Public Image
3) White man in hammersmith palais: Clash
4) Miss you: Rolling Stones
5) Hong kong garden: Siouxsie & the Banshees
6) Teenage kicks: Undertones
7) Down in the tube station at midnight: Jam
8) Shot by both sides: Magazine
9) Night fever: Bee Gees
10) Tommy gun: Clash


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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1979

ALBUMS OF THE YEAR

1. The Specials The Specials
2. Fear Of Music Talking Heads
3. Cut The Slits
4. Setting Sons The Jam

Graham Parker

5. Squeezing Out Sparks Graham Parker
6. Bop Till You Drop Ry Cooder
7. Days In Europa The Skids
8. Rust Never Sleeps Neil Young
9. The Undertones The Undertones
10. Dragnet The Fall


SINGLES OF THE YEAR

1. Eton Rifles - The Jam
2. Gangsters - The Special AKA
3. I Don't Like Mondays - The Boomtown Rats
4. Strange Town - The Jam
5. Reasons To Be Cheerful - Part 3 Ian Dury
6. California Uber Alles - Dead Kennedys
7. Message In A Bottle - The Police
8. We Don't Talk Any More - Cliff Richard (?!?)
9. Walking On The Moon - The Police
10. Heart Of Glass - Blondie

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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1980

ALBUMS

1. Remain In Light - Talking Heads
2. The Absolute Game - The Skids
3. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel
4. The River - Bruce Springsteen
5. Closer - Joy Division
=. The Pretenders - The Pretenders
7. Black Sea - XTC
8. The Correct Use Of Soap - Magazine
9. Crocodiles - Echo And The Bunnymen
10. Sound Affects - The Jam
11. Boy - U2
12. Wild Planet - B-52s
13. I Just Can't Stop It - The Beat
14. Freedom Of Choice - Devo
15. Laughter - Ian dury
16. Scary Monsters And Super Creeps - David Bowie
17. Wheels Of Steel - Saxon
==. Heartattack And Vine - Tom Waits
19. Empires And Dance - Simple Minds
20. Get Happy - Elvis Costello
==. Absolutely - Madness


SINGLES

1. C30 C60 C90 Go! - Bow Wow Wow
2. Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
3. Going Underground - The Jam
4. Biko - Peter Gabriel
5. Talk Of The Town - The Pretenders
6. Can't Stand up For Falling Down - Elvis Costello
7. Holiday In Cambodia - Dead Kennedys
8. King/Food For Thought - UB40
9. You Better Scream - Wah! Heat
10. Staring At The Rude Boys - The Ruts
11. To Cut A Long Story Short - Spandau Ballet
12. Two Pints Of Lager - Splodgenessabounds
13. 747 (strangers In The Night) - Saxon
14. Circus Games - The Skids
15. West One (Shine On Me) - The Ruts
16. My Number - Girl
17. Seven Minutes To Midnight - Wah! Heat
18. A Forest - The Cure
19. Commercial Single - The Residents
20. Lights - Styx
21. Heyday - The Sound
22. Games Without Frontiers - Peter Gabriel
23. Give Me Back My Man - B52s
24. Mirror In The bathroom - The Beat
25. Dark Companion - Tuxedo Moon
26. Girls Talk - Dave Edmunds
27. Simply Thrilled Honey - Orange Juice
28. Totally Wired - The Fall
29. Dog Eat Dog - Adam And The Ants
30. I'm Coming Out - Diana Ross

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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1981

ALBUMS

1. Dare - Human League
2. Heaven Up Here - Echo And The Bunnymen
3. Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret - Soft Cell
4. Playing With A Different Sex - Au Pairs
5. Tin Drum - Japan
6. Pretenders II - Pretenders
7. The Wild, The Willing And The Innocent - UFO
8. Author! Author! - Scars
9. Once Upon A Time - Siouxsie And The Banshees
10. See Jungle! See Jungle! Go Ape Crazy! Go Join Your Gang City All Over, yeah! - Bow Wow Wow
11. Prince Charming - Adam And The Ants
12. Duran Duran - Duran Duran
13. No Sleep Till Hammersmith - Motorhead
14. Kilimanjaro (Remix) - Teardrop Explodes
15. Thirst - Clock Dva
16. For Mad Men Only - UK Decay
17. Fair Warning - Van Halen
18. Sons And Fascination/Sister Feelings Call - Simple Minds
19. Singles Going Steady - Buzzcocks
20=. Assault And Battery - Rose Tattoo
20=. For Those About To Rock AC/DC

SINGLES

1. Ghost Town - Specials
2. Tainted Love - Soft Cell
3. Is Vic There - Department S
4. In God We Trust Inc - Dead Kennedys
5. Tears Are Not Enough - ABC
6. Favourite Shirts - Haircut 100
7. Absolute Begginners - The Jam
8. Mad Eyed Screamer - The Creatures
9. I'm In Love With A German Film Star - The Passions
10. Dreaming Of Me - Depeche Mode
11. Planet Earth - Duran Duran
12. The Art Of Parties - Japan
13. Glow - Spandau Ballet
14. (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang - Heaven 17
15. Stand And Deliver - Adam And The Ants
16. The Lunatics Have Taken Over The Asylum - Funboy Three
17. Papa's Got A Brand New Pigbag - Pigbag
18. Passionate Friend - Teardrop Explodes
19. Intuition - Linx
20. Chihuahua - Bow Wow Wow

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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1982

ALBUMS

Combat Rock - The Clash
Too-Rye-Ay - Dexys Midnight Runners
New gold dream - Simple Minds
Songs to remember - Scritti Politti
Upstairs at Ericís - Yazoo
Imperial Bedroom - Elvis Costello
Rock in a hard place - Aerosmith
Complete Madness - Madness
The wild ones - Cockney rejects
Lexicon of love - ABC
(3) - Peter Gabriel
Juju Music - King sunny Ade
Tropical Gangsters - Kid Creole and the Coconuts
Scarred for life - Rose Tattoo
Miami - Gun club
Highway song - Blackfoot
Hello, I must be going - Phil Collins
Call of the west - Wall of voodoo
Love over gold - Dire straits
Big science - Laurie Anderson

Singles

The Message - Grandmaster Flash
Come on Eileen - Dexys midnight runners
Straight to hell - The Clash
Buffalo Gals - Malcolm McLaren
The bitterest pill - The Jam
Feel me - Blancmange
Lumiere Urban - Champion Doug Veitch
Eye of the tiger - Survivor
Back on the chain gang - Pretenders
Private investigations - Dire Straits
Uncertain Smile - The the
Do you believe in the westworld - Theatre of hate
A town called malice - The Jam
African and white - China Crisis
Heartache avenue - The Maisonettes
Love parade - Undertones
Let me go - Heaven 17
Look of love - ABC
Peel Sessions - Nightingales
Klactoveesedstein - Blue Rondo A La Turk

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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1983

ALBUMS

1. The crossing - Big Country
2. Lets dance - David Bowie
3. Eliminator - ZZ Top
4. Back to mystery - Hanoi rocks
5. Power corruption and lies - New Order
6. Punch the clock - Elvis Costello
7. Head over heels - Cocteau Twins
8. No Parlez - Paul Young
9. Before Hollywood - The go Betweens
10. Waiting - Fun boy three
11. Murmur - REM
12. The sin of pride - The Undertones
13. Synchronicity - The Police
14.= Construction time again - Depeche Mode
14.= War - U2
16.= Beggars can be choosers - Newtown Neurotics
16.= Shock troops - Cock Sparrer
16.= Labour of love - UB 40
19.= Pyromania - Def Leppard
19.= Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes
20.= False gestures for a devious public - The Blood
20.= Is nothing sacred? - Lords of the new church

No singles listing this year.

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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1986

ALBUMS

There is no ranking of albums, just an A-Z of the most important albums of the year.

Anita Baker - Rapture
The Bangles - Different Lights
The Band Of Holy Joy - The Big Ship Sails
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill
Big Black - Atomizer
Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet
Jackson Browne - Lives In The Balance
Butthole Surfers - Rembrandt Pussy Horse
Cameo - Woed Up
Camper Van Beethoven - Telephone Free Landslide Victory
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - Your Funeral..My Trial
Elvis Costello - King Of America
The Robert Cray Band - Strong Persuader
Died Pretty - Free Dirt
Easterhouse - Contenders
The Fall - Bend Sinister
Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Liverpool
Peter Gabriel - So
The Go-Betweens - Liberty Belle And The Black Diamond
Head Of David - LP
The Housemartins - London 0 Hull 4
Husker Du - Candy Apple Grey
Janet Jackson - Control
Madonna - True Blue
Metallica - Master of Puppets
The Mighty Lemon Drops - Happy Head
The Mission - God's Own Medicine
Motorhead - Orgasmatron
New Order - Brotherhood
PIL - Album
Iggy Pop - Blah-Blah-Blah
Prince And The Revolution - Parade
The Redskins - Neither Washington Nor Moscow
Stan Ridgway - The Big Heat
David Lee Roth - Eat 'Em And Smile
Run DMC - Raising Hell
Shop Assistants - Shop Assistants
Shinehead - Rough And Rugged
Siouxsie And The Banshees - Tinderbox
The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead
Sonic Youth - Evol
Stump - Quirk Out
Swans - Holy Money
The The - Infected
Throwing Muses - Throwing Muses
The Triffids - Born Sandy Devotional
Van Halen - 5150
Wasp - Inside The Electric Circus
The Woodentops - Giant
Zodiac Mindwarp And The Love Reaction - High Priest Of Love
 
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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1987

ALBUMS

There is no ranking of albums, just an A-Z of the most important albums of the year.

Aerosmith - Permanent Vacation
American Music Club - Engine
Anthrax - Among The Living
Celtic Frost - Into The Pandemonium
The Christians - The Christians
Lloyd Cole And The Commotions - Mainstream
Julian Cope - Saint Julian
The Cure - Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me
The Cult - Electric
Terence Trent D'Arby - Introducing The Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby
Def Leppard - Hysteria
Dinosaur Jr. - You're Living All Over Me
Dumptruck - For The Country
Steve Earle & The Dukes - Exit O
Echo And The Bunnymen - Echo And The Bunnymen
Einsturzende Neubauten - Five On The Open Ended Richter Scale
Faith No More - Introduce Yourself
Gaye Bykers On Acid - Drill Your Own Hole
The Gun Club - Mother Juno
Head - A Snog On The Rocks
Husker Du - Warehouse: Songs And Stories
Michael Jackson - Bad
The Jesus And Mary Chain - Darklands
The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu - 1987 What The F***'s Going On?
The Leather Nun - Steel Construction
LL Cool J - Bigger And Deffer
John Cougar Mellencamp - The Lonesome Jubilee
Van Morrison - Poetic Champions Compose
Pet Shop Boys - Actually
The Pixies - Come On Pilgrim
Pop Will Eat Itself - Box Frenzy
Prince - Sign 'O' The Times
The Proclaimers - This Is The Story
Public Enemy - Yo! Bum Rush The Show
REM - Document
Robbie Robertson - Robbie Robertson
The Screaming Blue Messiahs - Bikini Red
The Sisters Of Mercy - Floodland
The Smiths - Strangeways, Here We Come
Sonic Youth - Sister
Bruce Springsteen - Tunnel Of Love
Stupids - Van Stupid
10,000 Maniacs - In My Tribe
That Petrol Emotion - Babble
The Triffids - Calenture
U2 - The Joshua Tree
Tom Waits - Franks Wild Years
The Wedding Present - George Best
Yello - One Second
The Young Gods - The Young Gods

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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1988

Albums

Pixies - surfer rosa
Nick cave - tender prey
Sonic youth - daydream nation
REM - green
Iggy pop - instinct
Prince - lovesexy
Talking heads - naked
Slayer - south of heaven
Pogues - if i should from grace with god
Keith richards - talk is cheap
Sugarcubes - life's too good
Thin white rope - in the spanish cave
Momus - tender pervert
Crime and the city solution - shine
Steve earle - copperhead road
House of love - same
Dinosaur jr - bug
Jane's addiction - nothing's shocking
Van morrison & chieftains - irish heartbeat
Public enemy - it takes a nation of millions ...
Brian wilson - same
John hiatt - slow turning
The mission - children
Robert cray - don't be afraid of the dark
The wonder stuff - eight-legged groove machine
Queensryche - operation:mindcrime
Rollins band - do it
Soul asylum - hang time
Michelle shocked - short sharp shocked
The lilac time - same
Nanci griffith - little love affairs
Marc almond - the stars we are
World domination enterprises - let's play domination
Living colour - vivid
Bruce hornsby and the range - scenes from the southside
Voivod - dimension hatross
Kd lang - shadowland
The go betweens - 16 lovers' lane
David lee roth - skyscraper
Blue aeroplanes - friendloverplane
Dear mr president - same
Happy mondays - bummed
Suicidal tendencies - how can i laugh tomorrow...
Crazyhead - desert orchid
Morrissey - viva hate
Metallica - and justice for all
U2 - rattle and hum
Steve forbert - treets of this town
Patti smith - dream of life
Epmd - strictly business

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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1989

ALBUMS

1. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
2. Pixies - Doolittle
3. Lou Reed - New York
4. De La Soul - Three Feet High And Rising
5. Bob Mould - Workbook
6. Grant Hart - Intolerance
7. The Wedding Present - Bizarro
8. The Pursuit Of Happiness - Love Junk
9. Green On Red - Here Come The Snakes
10. New Order - Technique
11. Aerosmith - Pump
12. Buffalo Tom - Buffalo Tom
13. The Perfect Disaster - Up
14. Edwyn Collins - Hope And Despair
15. Nirvana - Bleach
16. Mega City Four - Tranzophobia
17. Masters Of Reality - Masters Of Reality
18. The Wonder Stuff - Hup
19. Madonna - Like A Prayer
20. Faith No More - The Real Thing
21. Galaxie 500 - On Fire
22. The Cure - Disintegration
23. Screaming Blue Messiahs - Totally Religious
24. The Young Gods - L'Eau Rouge
25. Peter Gabriel - Passion
26. Bad Brains - Quickness
27. Elvis Costello - Spike
28. Kate Bush - The Sensual World
29. Inner City - Paradise
30. The Jesus And Mary Chain - Automatic
31. Eat - Sell Me A God
32. Neil Young - Freedom
33. Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Mothers Milk
34. Soul II Soul - Club Classics Volume I
35. NWA - Straight Outta Compton
36. Dan Reed Network - Slam
37. American Music Club - United Kingdom
38. King's X - Gretchen Goes To Nebraska
39. Throwing Muses - Hunkpapa
40. The Rolling Stones - Steel Wheels
41. Sepultura - Beneath The Remains
42. The Cult - Sonic Temple
43. Neneh Cherry - Raw Like Sushi
44. Fugazi - Margin Walker
45. Lenny Kravitz - Let Love Rule
46. Meat Puppets - Monsters
47. Wolfhounds - Blown Away
48. Fatima Mansions - Against Nature
49. Lush - Scar
50. Chris Isaak - Heart Shaped World
 
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Sounds End Of Year Lists

1990

ALBUMS

1. Pixies - Bossanova
2. Happy Mondays - Pills 'N' Thrills And Bellyaches
3. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - The Good Son
4. Mazzy Star - She Hangs Brightly
5. The Fall - Extricate
6. Public Enemy - Fear Of A Black Planet
7. Teenage Fanclub - A Catholic Education
8. Julee Cruise - Floating Into The Night
9. Cocteau Twins - Heaven Or Las Vegas
10. That Petrol Emotion - Chemicrazy
11. Dee-Lite - World Clique
12. New Fast Automatic Daffodils - Pigeonhole
13. Neil Young And Crazy Horse - Ragged Glory
14. Ride - Nowhere
15. The Heart Throbs - Cleopatra Grip
16. The Chills - Submarine Bells
17. Fugazi - Repeater
18. Sonic Youth - Goo
19. The La's - The La's
20. The Fatima Mansions - Viva Dead Ponies
21. Betty Boo - Boomania
22. The Gun Club - Pastoral Hide And Seek
23. Crime And The City Solution - Paradise Discotheque
24. Warrior Soul - Last Decade Dead Century
25. The Charlatans - Some Friendly
26. Soul II Soul - Volume II 1990: A New Decade
27. New Model Army - Impurity
28. Ruthless Rap Assassins - Killer Album
29. The Breeders - Pod
30. Sinead O'Connor - I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got
31. Bob Mould - Black Sheets Of Rain
32. Jane's Addiction - Ritual De Lo Habitual
33. Van Morrison - Enlightenment
34. Mark Lanegan - The Winding Sheet
35. Loop - A Gilded Eternity
36. Carter (The Unstoppable Sex Machine) - 101 Damnations
37. A Tribe Called Quest - People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm
38. Madonna - The Immaculate Collection
39. Into Paradise - Under The Water
40. The Poets - The Poets
41. King's X - Faith Hope By King's X
42. Lard - The Last Temptation Of Reid
43. The Shamen - En-tact
44. 3rd Bass - The Cactus Album
45. Celtic Frost - Vanity/Nemesis
46. Mega City 4 - Who Cares Wins
47. James - Gold Mother
48. The KLF - Chill Out
49. Ultra-Vivid Scene - Joy 1967-1990
50. Iggy Pop - Brick By Brick

SINGLES

1. Dee-Lite - Groove Is In The Heart
2. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - The Ship Song
3. Teenage Fanclub - Everything Flows
4. Primal Scream - Loaded
5. Happy Mondays - Kinky Afro
6. Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2U
7. Happy Mondays - Step On
8. My Bloody Valentine - Glider EP
9. Primal Scream - Come Together
10. The Charlatans - The Only One I Know
11. Betty Boo - Where Are You Baby?
12. Lemonheads - Different Drum
13. The La's - There She Goes
14. New Fast Automatic Daffodils - Fishes Eyes
15. Madonna - Vogue
16. Sonic Youth - Kool Thing
17. New Order & England World Cup Squad - World In Motion
18. Ruthless Rap Assassins - And It Wasn't A Dream
19. Blur - She's So High
20. New Fast Automatic Daffodils - Big
21. Ride - Ride EP
22. Julee Cruise - Falling
23. The Farm - Groovy Train
24. The Heart Throbs - Dreamtime
25. Dinosaur Jr - The Wagon
26. The Shamen - Pro-gen
27. Butthole Surfers - Hurdy Gurdy Man
28. Chris Isaak - Wicked Game
29. Cocteau Twins - Iceblink Luck
30. The Fatima Mansions - Blues For Ceaucescu
31. Lush - Mad Love EP
32. James - Come Home
33. Soundgarden - Hands All Over
34. Inspiral Carpets - This Is How It Feels
35. Pixies - Velouria
36. Faith No More - Epic
37. Kylie Minogue - Better The Devil You Know
38. Technotronic - Rockin' Over The Beast
39. Crime And The City Solution - I Have The Gun
40. Van Morrison - The Days Before Rock 'N' Roll
41. The Sisters Of Mercy - More
42. Krystal & Shabba Ranks - Twice My Age
43. The Honey Smugglers - Listen
44. The KLF - What Time Is Love?
45. Spiritualized - Anyway That You Want Me
46. The Fall - White Lightning
47. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - The Weeping Song
48. Public Enemy - 911 Is A Joke
49. Galaxie 500 - 4th Of July
50. That Petrol Emotion - Hey Venus