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Top 191 Songs of the 80s The 91X Fat 500 Countdown (1999)

The 91X Top 91 Songs of 1983

Ranking

Artist Name

Song Title

Album Title

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1.

UB40

Red Red Wine

Labour Of Love

UB40 - Labour of Love - Red, Red Wine

2.

The Cure

The Love Cats

-

-

3.

Big Country

In a Big Country

The Crossing

Big Country - The Best of Big Country - In a Big Country

4.

Duran Duran

Union of the Snake

Seven And The Ragged Tiger

Union of the Snake

5.

The Alarm

The Stand (Prophecy)

Declaration

The Alarm - Declaration [1984-1985] Remastered - The Stand (Prophecy)

6.

Tears for Fears

Mad World

The Hurting

Mad World

7.

U2

New Year's Day

War

New Year's Day

8.

Adam Ant

Strip

Strip

Adam Ant - Antics in the Forbidden Zone - Strip

9.

The Romantics

Talking in Your Sleep

-

-

10.

The English Beat

I Confess

Special Beat Service

The English Beat - Special Beat Service - I Confess

11.

Culture Club

Karma Chameleon

Colour By Numbers

Karma Chameleon

12.

U2

Sunday Bloody Sunday

War

Sunday Bloody Sunday

13.

The Cure

Let's Go to Bed

-

-

14.

Duran Duran

Save a Prayer

Rio

Save a Prayer

15.

The Police

Synchronicity II

Synchronicity

Synchronicity 2

16.

Billy Idol

Rebel Yell

Rebel Yell

Rebel Yell

17.

The Police

Every Breath You Take

Synchronicity

Every Breath You Take

18.

Duran Duran

Rio

Rio

Rio

19.

U2

Two Hearts Beat as One

War

Two Hearts Beat as One

20.

Oingo Boingo

Nothing Bad Ever Happens

Good For Your Soul

-

21.

Billy Idol

White Wedding

Billy Idol

White Wedding, Pt. 1

22.

David Bowie

Let's Dance

Let's Dance

Let's Dance

23.

Berlin

Sex (I'm A...)

Pleasure Victim

-

24.

Billy Idol

Dancing With Myself

Billy Idol

Dancing With Myself

25.

Adam Ant

Puss'n Boots

Strip

Adam Ant - Antics in the Forbidden Zone - Puss 'n Boots

26.

Culture Club

Church of the Poison Mind

Colour By Numbers

Church of the Poison Mind

27.

English Beat

Save it for Later

Special Beat Service

The English Beat - Special Beat Service - Save It for Later

28.

Peter Godwin

Baby's in the Mountain

-

-

29.

The Police

Wrapped Around Your Finger

Synchronicity

Wrapped around Your Finger

30.

Real Life

Send Me an Angel

-

-

31.

The Bongos

Barberella

-

-

32.

B-Movie

Nowhere Girl

-

-

33.

Culture Club

I'll Tumble 4 Ya

Kissing to Be Clever

I'll Tumble 4 Ya

34.

Madness

It Must Be Love

-

-

35.

The Romantics

What I Like About You

-

-

36.

Toy Dolls

Nellie the Elephant

-

-

37.

Tears for Fears

Change

The Hurting

Change

38.

The B-52's

Whammy Kiss

Whammy!

The B-52's - Whammy! - Whammy Kiss

39.

The Police

King of Pain

Synchronicity

King of Pain

40.

The Pretenders

2,000 Miles

Learning to Crawl

The Pretenders - Learning to Crawl - 2000 Miles

41.

The Psychedelic Furs

Love My Way

Forever Now

-

42.

UB40

Please Don't Make Me Cry

Labour Of Love

UB40 - Labour of Love - Please Don't Make Me Cry

43.

The Fixx

One Thing Leads to Another

Reach the Beach

The Fixx - Reach the Beach - One Thing Leads to Another

44.

The Icicle Works

Birds Fly (Whisper to a Scream)

-

-

45.

Adam & The Ants

Stand and Deliver

Prince Charming

Stand and Deliver

46.

David Bowie

Modern Love

Let's Dance

Modern Love

47.

Echo & the Bunnymen

Never Stop

-

-

48.

Culture Club

Do You Really Want to Hurt Me

Kissing to Be Clever

Do You Really Want to Hurt Me

49.

The English Beat

Mirror in the Bathroom

I Just Can't Stop It

The English Beat - I Just Can't Stop It - Mirror In the Bathroom

50.

Nena

99 Luftballoons

-

-

51.

The Style Council

Long Hot Summer

-

-

52.

Burning Sensations

Belly of the Whale

-

-

53.

Thompson Twins

Watching

Quick Step & Side Kick

-

54.

Yes

Owner of a Lonely Heart

-

-

55.

Thomas Dolby

She Blinded Me With Science

-

-

56.

Aztec Camera

Oblivious

-

-

57.

Siouxsie and the Banshees

Dear Prudence

HyŠna

-

58.

Peter Schilling

Major Tom (Coming Home)

-

-

59.

Talking Heads

Burning Down the House

Speaking in Tongues

Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues - Burning Down the House

60.

Echo & the Bunnymen

The Cutter

Porcupine

-

61.

Peter Godwin

Images of Heaven

-

-

62.

Madness

Our House

-

-

63.

Modern English

I Melt With You

-

-

64.

NEI

123

-

-

65.

The B-52's

Song for a Future Generation

Whammy!

The B-52's - Whammy! - Song for a Future Generation

66.

Berlin

The Metro

Pleasure Victim

-

67.

David Bowie

China Girl

Let's Dance

China Girl

68.

Elvis Costello

Everyday I Write the Book

Punch The Clock

-

69.

Depeche Mode

Get the Balance Right

People Are People

-

70.

The B-52's

Legal Tender

Whammy!

The B-52's - Whammy! - Legal Tender

71.

Oingo Boingo

Only a Lad

Only a Lad

Only a Lad

72.

Public Image Ltd.

This is Not a Love Song

This Is What You Want...This Is What You Get

Public Image Ltd. - Public Image Ltd.: The Greatest Hits, So Far - This Is Not a Love Song

73.

Q-Feel

Dancing in Heaven

-

-

74.

The Stray Cats

(She's) Sexy and 17

Rant N' Rave with the Stray Cats

(She's) Sexy and 17

75.

Yaz

Nobody's Diary

-

-

76.

Devo

That's Good

Oh, No! It's DEVO

-

77.

The Fixx

Stand or Fall

Shuttered Room

-

78.

INXS

Don't Change

Shabooh Shoobah

INXS - Shabooh Shoobah - Don't Change

79.

Spandau Ballet

Lifeline

-

-

80.

Kajagoogoo

Too Shy

-

-

81.

Lords of the New Church

Dance With Me

-

-

82.

Midnight Oil

Power and the Passion

10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1

Midnight Oil - 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 - Power and the Passion

83.

Madness

Wings of a Dove

-

-

84.

Bow Wow Wow

Do You Want to Hold Me

-

-

85.

Tim Scott

Swear

-

-

86.

Men Without Hats

Safety Dance

-

-

87.

New Order

Blue Monday

Power, Corruption & Lies

-

88.

Eurythmics

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)

Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)

Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) [Bonus Tracks] - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)

89.

Falco/ATP

Der Kommisar

-

-

90.

Ultravox

Reap the Wild Wind

-

-

91.

Thompson Twins

Lies

Quick Step & Side Kick

Thompson Twins - Thompson Twins: Greatest Hits - Lies