Category Archives: 1980’s Albums

I Hear Talk – Bucks Fizz (1984)

The reason why I consider my vinyl collection to be eclectic is because I’m not snobbish about its content. Why should I restrict myself to Alternate Rock or Electronica to roll with a crowd. Often some music lovers look down … Continue reading

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Private Eyes – Daryl Hall and John Oates (1981)

Daryl Hall & John Oates, also known as just Hall & Oates, are an American musical duo from Philadelphia USA. The lead vocalist is Daryl Hall who plays many instruments including guitars and keyboards. John Oates primarily plays electric guitar, … Continue reading

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Running In The Family – Level 42 (1987)

I have several albums by Level 42 each of them jam packed with great British Jazz-Funk. Level 42 are an English Band who’s line up at the time of this album comprised of Mark King (Bass Guitar, Vocals), Mike Lindup … Continue reading

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Speak And Spell – Depeche Mode (1981)

Depeche Mode are an English band formed in 1980. Original members were David Gahan, Martin Gore, Andrew Fletcher and Vince Clarke who left the band after this debut album to form Yazoo then later Erasure. The album was released in … Continue reading

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The Age Of Plastic – The Buggles (1980)

The Buggles were a British New Wave duo consisting of Trevor Horn (vocals, bass guitar, guitar) and Geoff Downes (keyboards, synthesizers, electric piano, piano, drums, percussion, backing vocals). Best remembered for their 1979 debut single “Video Killed the Radio Star”, … Continue reading

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Architecture & Morality – Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (1981)

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark or OMD for short are an English new wave / electro-pop band fronted by Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys. During the early 1980’s their popularity gathered throughout Europe and when Architecture & Morality (their third … Continue reading

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Dumb Waiters – The Korgis (1980)

The Korgis comprised originally of James Warren, Andy Davis, Phil Harrison and Stuart Gordon. Primary their style was described as pop / new wave as a lot of British bands were at the time. The album was recorded at Crescent Studios, … Continue reading

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