20 of The Best Electronic Albums

A Listmania! list by orac101
 
Dare/Love And Dancing
1.  Dare/Love And Dancing by Human League
The list author says:
  "A blueprint for electronic music that is still copied today. Pure bliss. Now remastered with Love and Dancing - the remix album."
£20.42   Used & New from: £4.43
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Penthouse And Pavement
2.  Penthouse And Pavement by Heaven 17
The list author says:
  "Former Human League band members with an unbeatable classic of their own"
Used & New from: £1.41
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Upstairs At Eric's
3.  Upstairs At Eric's by Yazoo
The list author says:
  "Vince Clarke's finest album merging cold electronics with Alison Moyet's beautiful voice."
£10.64   Used & New from: £3.96
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Black Celebration
4.  Black Celebration by Depeche Mode
The list author says:
  "The album that defined Mode and pushed sampling techniques to their limits. A classic."
Used & New from: £2.74
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

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A Secret Wish
5.  A Secret Wish by Propaganda
The list author says:
  "One of Germany's finest electronic bands, melodic and memorable."
£10.98   Used & New from: £2.57
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

Reproduction
6.  Reproduction by Human League
The list author says:
  "Spellbinding debut of the Human League and a samplers paradise. The future had arrived in 1978 from Sheffield."
£29.99   Used & New from: £3.50
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Technique
7.  Technique by New Order
The list author says:
  "New Order at the height of their power. Simply awesome."
Used & New from: £0.15
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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Soul Mining
8.  Soul Mining by The The
The list author says:
  "Their darkest most emotional electronic album..."
£6.98   Used & New from: £1.06
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

Travelogue
9.  Travelogue by Human League
The list author says:
  "More accessible than Reproduction yet innovating"
£13.92   Used & New from: £6.74
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Touch
10.  Touch by Eurythmics
The list author says:
  "Eurythmics at their electronic, melodic best."
£19.88   Used & New from: £1.04
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Substance
11.  Substance by New Order
The list author says:
  "12 remixes - timeless and essential."
£9.76   Used & New from: £2.24
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Pretty Hate Machine
12.  Pretty Hate Machine by Nine Inch Nails
The list author says:
  "NIN's melodic and tortured classic."
£7.84   Used & New from: £1.08
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

Secrets
13.  Secrets by Human League
The list author says:
  "A stunning return to form matching the brilliance of Dare."
£26.88   Used & New from: £4.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret
14.  Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret by Soft Cell
The list author says:
  "Sleazy,  emotional electro with some of the finest singles ever recorded."
£5.91   Used & New from: £2.91
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Songs of Faith and Devotion
15.  Songs of Faith and Devotion by Depeche Mode
The list author says:
  "Grungy electro mixed with gospel. Mode reached some dark places on this album"
£6.40   Used & New from: £1.61
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

Luxury Gap
16.  Luxury Gap by Heaven 17
The list author says:
  "Electronic innovators second album containing some of their best chart topping singles. Brilliantly produced too."
£37.99   Used & New from: £9.74
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Please/Further Listening 1984-1986
17.  Please/Further Listening 1984-1986 by Pet Shop Boys
The list author says:
  "PSB's debut when they were essential listening. Good albums followed, but the melodies on this one are the best."
Used & New from: £12.98
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

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Brilliant Trees
18.  Brilliant Trees by David Sylvian
The list author says:
  "Breathtaking album full of atmospheric layers of synths and heart wrenching lyrics."
£29.99   Used & New from: £0.83
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Computer World
19.  Computer World by Kraftwerk
The list author says:
  "Definitive analogue pop from the group credited as 'The Godfathers of Electro' and no one can dispute that."
£27.64   Used & New from: £4.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Violator
20.  Violator by Depeche Mode
The list author says:
  "Mode embrace Kraftwerk with crisp and stark electro melodies and the results are stunning."
£9.98   Used & New from: £1.78
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)

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