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Top Alternative, Rock songs of 1981
Pick 10 from the list below

THE POLICE - Don't Stand So Close To Me
BLONDIE - Rapture
THE POLICE - Every Little Thing She Does is Magic
THE GO-GO's - Our Lips Are Sealed
THE CARS - Shake It Up
BLONDIE - The Tide Is High
THE GO-GO's - We Got the Beat
BILLY IDOL - Mony Mony
TALKING HEADS - Once In a Lifetime
DURAN DURAN - Girls On Film
SQUEEZE - Tempted
DEVO - Working in a Coal Mine
PSYCHEDELIC FURS - Pretty in Pink
TOM TOM CLUB - Genius of Love
U2 - Gloria
OINGO BOINGO - Only a Lad
QUEEN & DAVID BOWIE - Under Pressure
THE POLICE - Invisible Sun
RED RIDER - Lunatic Fringe
THE RAMONES - The KKK Took My Baby Away
ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS - Too Far Gone
BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS - Chances Are
DEPECHE MODE - Dreaming of Me
THE POLICE - One World
ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK - Souvenirs
IGGY POP - Bang Bang
DURAN DURAN - Planet Earth
MINISTRY - Cold Life
TOM TOM CLUB - Wordy Rappinghood
DEVO - Beautiful World
SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES - Spellbound
VISAGE - Fade To Grey
DEPECHE MODE - Ice Machine
JIM CARROLL BAND - People Who Died
SPECIALS - Ghost Town
OINGO BOINGO - Little Girls
ICEHOUSE - We Can Get Together
DEPECHE MODE - New Life
KRAFTWERK - Computer Love
ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK - Joan of Arc
U2 - Fire
PSYCHEDELIC FURS - Dumb Waiters
TOM TOM CLUB - Under the Boardwalk
OINGO BOINGO - Nasty Habits
IGGY POP - Party
SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES - Arabian Knights
ULTRAVOX - Slow Motion
WAITRESSES - Christmas Wrapping
PRETENDERS - The Adultress
ULTRAVOX - All Stood Still
TALKING HEADS - Houses in Motion
THE CURE - Primary
ENGLISH BEAT - Drowning
PSYCHEDELIC FURS - Into You Like a Train
MIDNIGHT OIL - Armistice Day
ULTRAVOX - The Thin Wall
PRETENDERS - Talk of the Town
DURAN DURAN - Careless Memories
NEW ORDER - Dreams Never End
BOOMTOWN RATS - Never In a Million Years
ENGLISH BEAT - Doors of Your Heart
ULTRAVOX - The Voice
PRETENDERS - Message of Love
ENGLISH BEAT - Hit It (Auto Erotic)
GARY NUMAN - This Wreckage
THE JAM - That's Entertainment
BOOMTOWN RATS - Up All Night
| Closed on 05/04/13 at 05:00PM
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Rank8 FansAvg (1st)
1.QUEEN & DAVID BOWIE - Under Pressure6.5 (1)
2.THE POLICE - Don't Stand So Close To Me5.8 (1)
3.BILLY IDOL - Mony Mony5.0 (2)
4.RED RIDER - Lunatic Fringe3.4
5.THE POLICE - Every Little Thing She Does is Magic3.4
6.THE CARS - Shake It Up3.2
7.DURAN DURAN - Girls On Film3.1
8.BLONDIE - Rapture3.1 (1)
9.TALKING HEADS - Once In a Lifetime2.6
10.SQUEEZE - Tempted2.1
Also receiving votes:OINGO BOINGO - Little Girls1.8
DEVO - Working in a Coal Mine1.5
KRAFTWERK - Computer Love1.2 (1)
PRETENDERS - Message of Love1.2 (1)
THE POLICE - Invisible Sun1.2 (1)
TOM TOM CLUB - Under the Boardwalk1.1
OINGO BOINGO - Only a Lad0.8
ENGLISH BEAT - Doors of Your Heart0.8
ENGLISH BEAT - Hit It (Auto Erotic)0.8
OTHER0.8
PRETENDERS - Talk of the Town0.6
THE GO-GO's - Our Lips Are Sealed0.6
DEPECHE MODE - Ice Machine0.6
THE GO-GO's - We Got the Beat0.6
ULTRAVOX - The Thin Wall0.5
GARY NUMAN - This Wreckage0.5
BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS - Chances Are0.5
IGGY POP - Bang Bang0.4
WAITRESSES - Christmas Wrapping0.2
BOOMTOWN RATS - Up All Night0.2
MINISTRY - Cold Life0.2
VISAGE - Fade To Grey0.2
JIM CARROLL BAND - People Who Died0.2

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#8 | 471 days ago

kobe_lova wrote:
What's Kraftwerk?
German band...synthesized music......listen here.... http://youtu.be/6IFfqQBtfr0
1. KRAFTWERK - Computer Love  2. BLONDIE - Rapture  3. QUEEN & DAVID BOWIE - Under Pressure  4. SQUEEZE - Tempted  5. TALKING HEADS - Once In a Lifetime  6. THE CARS - Shake It Up  7. THE POLICE - Don't Stand So Close To Me  8. THE POLICE - Every Little Thing She Does is Magic  9. WAITRESSES - Christmas Wrapping  10. THE GO-GO's - Our Lips Are Sealed  
  
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#1 | 474 days ago
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ehhhh...not diggin this list.
1. THE POLICE - Invisible Sun  2. THE POLICE - Don't Stand So Close To Me  3. QUEEN & DAVID BOWIE - Under Pressure  4. TALKING HEADS - Once In a Lifetime  5. THE CARS - Shake It Up  6. THE POLICE - Every Little Thing She Does is Magic  7. RED RIDER - Lunatic Fringe  8. BLONDIE - Rapture  9. DURAN DURAN - Girls On Film  10. THE GO-GO's - We Got the Beat  
#2 | 474 days ago

Good but not great!
1. PRETENDERS - Message of Love  2. SQUEEZE - Tempted  3. DURAN DURAN - Girls On Film  4. OINGO BOINGO - Little Girls  5. OINGO BOINGO - Only a Lad  6. PRETENDERS - Talk of the Town  7. QUEEN & DAVID BOWIE - Under Pressure  8. RED RIDER - Lunatic Fringe  9. THE GO-GO's - Our Lips Are Sealed  10. THE GO-GO's - We Got the Beat  
#3 | 474 days ago

I can't choose.....I don't think there are 10 up there I like that much. New Wave was getting it's 15 mins.
#4 | 474 days ago

Gotta LOVE Kraftwerk....started getting into them in the Summer of 81...went to their show in NYC that summer. 
1. KRAFTWERK - Computer Love  2. BLONDIE - Rapture  3. QUEEN & DAVID BOWIE - Under Pressure  4. SQUEEZE - Tempted  5. TALKING HEADS - Once In a Lifetime  6. THE CARS - Shake It Up  7. THE POLICE - Don't Stand So Close To Me  8. THE POLICE - Every Little Thing She Does is Magic  9. WAITRESSES - Christmas Wrapping  10. THE GO-GO's - Our Lips Are Sealed  
#5 | 474 days ago

no
#6 | 474 days ago

What's Kraftwerk?
#7 | 471 days ago

Yeah, I guess '81 wasn't much of a year.......
1. BILLY IDOL - Mony Mony  2. QUEEN & DAVID BOWIE - Under Pressure  3. THE POLICE - Don't Stand So Close To Me  4. THE CARS - Shake It Up  5. RED RIDER - Lunatic Fringe  6. OTHER  7. DEVO - Working in a Coal Mine  8. BLONDIE - Rapture  9. IGGY POP - Bang Bang  10. BOOMTOWN RATS - Up All Night  
#8 | 471 days ago

kobe_lova wrote:
What's Kraftwerk?
German band...synthesized music......listen here.... http://youtu.be/6IFfqQBtfr0
1. KRAFTWERK - Computer Love  2. BLONDIE - Rapture  3. QUEEN & DAVID BOWIE - Under Pressure  4. SQUEEZE - Tempted  5. TALKING HEADS - Once In a Lifetime  6. THE CARS - Shake It Up  7. THE POLICE - Don't Stand So Close To Me  8. THE POLICE - Every Little Thing She Does is Magic  9. WAITRESSES - Christmas Wrapping  10. THE GO-GO's - Our Lips Are Sealed  
#9 | 471 days ago

was this even a genre in the 80's?
1. BLONDIE - Rapture  2. BILLY IDOL - Mony Mony  3. QUEEN & DAVID BOWIE - Under Pressure  4. RED RIDER - Lunatic Fringe  5. THE POLICE - Don't Stand So Close To Me  6. THE POLICE - Every Little Thing She Does is Magic  7. ULTRAVOX - The Thin Wall  8. ENGLISH BEAT - Hit It (Auto Erotic)  9. MINISTRY - Cold Life  10. IGGY POP - Bang Bang  
#10 | 470 days ago

icfeet wrote:
German band...synthesized music......listen here.... http://youtu.be/6IFfqQBtfr0
lol no

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