Dec 03

Top 50 New Wave Songs Of All Time

As decided on by WFDU listeners:

1. Joy Division – Love Will tear Us Apart
2. Siouxsie & The Banshees – Christine
3. The Smiths – There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
4. Ultravox – Vienna
5. Romeo Void – Never Say Never
6. The Smiths – Bigmouth Strikes Again
7. Echo And The Bunnymen – The Killing Moon
8. Gary Numan – Cars
9. New Order – Blue Monday
10. The B-52’s – Rock Lobster
11. Talking Heads – Psycho Killer
12. Peter Godwin – Images Of Heaven
13. New Order – Temptation
14. Icicle Works – Birds Fly (Whisper To A Scream)
15. Gang Of Four – To Hell With Poverty
16. The Stranglers – Skin Deep
17. John Foxx – Underpass
18. Martha And The Muffins – Echo Beach
19. The Only Ones – Another Girl, Another Planet
20. Yaz – Don’t Go
21. The Specials – Ghost Town
22. The Psychedelic Furs – Heaven
23. Split Enz – I Got You
24. The Chameleons U.K. – Swamp Thing
25. Tom Tom Club – Wordy Rappinghood
26. Depeche Mode – Shake The Disease
27. Visage – Fade To Grey
28. Berlin – The Metro
29. Alphaville – Forever Young
30. Blondie – Heart Of Glass
31. The English Beat – Mirror In The Bathroom
32. Duran Duran – Rio
33. The Flying Lizards – Money
34. XTC – Dear God
35. ABC – The Look Of Love (Part 1)
36. Q Feel – Dancing In Heaven (Orbital Bebop)
37. Altered Images – I Could Be Happy
38. The Boomtown Rats – Rat Trap
39. B-Movie – Nowhere Girl
40. Squeeze – Cool For Cats
41. The Cure – In Between Days
42. Depeche Mode – Just Can’t Get Enough
43. Devo – Whip It
44. Public Image Ltd. – Public Image
45. Erasure – Oh Lamour
46. Fruer – Doot Doot
47. Lene Lovich – Lucky Number
48. Bow Wow Wow – Do You Wanna Hold Me?
49. Heaven 17 – Let Me Go
50. China Crisis – Working With Fire And Steel