80's Polyphonic synth'ers.Ive ignored mostmonophonic freaks.

A Listmania! list by Guy D. Lewis "www.ambientmusicgarden.com" (cornwall)
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Stella [European Import]
1.  Stella [European Import] by Yello
The list author says:
  "No 80's Electro should be without at least one Yello album, this was by far Yello's best."
£11.87   Used & New from: £0.20
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Rio
2.  Rio by Duran Duran
The list author says:
  "A band that is not trendy to include in lists. Rio is full of 80's synth style."
£8.09   Used & New from: £0.20
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

A Secret Wish
3.  A Secret Wish by Propaganda
The list author says:
  "Propoganda were at the top of the ZTT wave. Outdid Franky."
Used & New from: £1.18
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

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Soul Mining
4.  Soul Mining by The The
The list author says:
  "Soul Mining is as happy as it is sad. Pure great songs with thumping good electo."
£4.12   Used & New from: £2.67
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts
5.  My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts by Brian Eno
The list author says:
  "Eno, the father. Burns the bizzare. ah.. now how did this one get in here.. perhaps for the sound samples which was the thing of the time."
£12.96   Used & New from: £2.27
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Metamatic...Plus
6.  Metamatic...Plus by John Foxx
The list author says:
  "JF was an innovator. Underpass hit me in the head 1st time I heard it (in a hi fi shop in Uxbridge)"
£19.58   Used & New from: £4.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

Best Of
7.  Best Of by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
The list author says:
  "OMD were good, but didnt develop as others did. Worthy of a mention."
£0.79   Used & New from: £0.39
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

Quiet Life [Digipak]
8.  Quiet Life [Digipak] by Japan
The list author says:
  "Awesome for more than synth. Feel the bass, brass, guitar and vocals."
£5.99   Used & New from: £2.52
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Replicas
9.  Replicas by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "Are Freinds.. hit the moment. Down in the Park moved me in the very early 80's."
£8.67   Used & New from: £4.00
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Brilliant Trees
10.  Brilliant Trees by David Sylvian
The list author says:
  "The start of a new journey for me and Dave. He went, I followed. Less synth but what there is is very meaningful."
Used & New from: £2.94
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

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Penthouse And Pavement
11.  Penthouse And Pavement by Heaven 17
The list author says:
  "Pony tail visionaries. Poppy synths didnt influence as much as others but were there to influence some."
£17.95   Used & New from: £2.90
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Seduction - The Society Collection
12.  Seduction - The Society Collection by Danse Society
The list author says:
  "Another that will make my list different from others. Deep and dark. Thick Polyphonics dark 80s style with heavy rock and charismatic singer."
£9.66   Used & New from: £4.28
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Vienna
13.  Vienna by Ultravox
The list author says:
  "Battling with their brothers in Heven 17, UV's showed they could out electro-pop them. Best is We All Stood Still."
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Heaven Is Waiting
14.  Heaven Is Waiting by Danse Society
The list author says:
  "DS again. Should have been kings and lasted through the past 2 decades."
£10.02   Used & New from: £4.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Gone to Earth: Remastered
15.  Gone to Earth: Remastered by David Sylvian
The list author says:
  "Caught DS up and now with him. If my house burnt down, this would be the inanimate object in my fist. As before the synths are sparse but meaningful."
£23.23   Used & New from: £12.74
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Gentlemen Take Polaroids (Remastered)
16.  Gentlemen Take Polaroids (Remastered) by Japan
The list author says:
  "A Classic. No all time electro should be without this."
Used & New from: £4.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Reproduction
17.  Reproduction by Human League
The list author says:
  "Of historic importance. Boing boing and pop!"
£8.34   Used & New from: £3.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Dare/Love And Dancing
18.  Dare/Love And Dancing by Human League
The list author says:
  "dare. Now they were making good money. This really hit the moment."
Used & New from: £6.95
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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The Best Of New Order
19.  The Best Of New Order by New Order
The list author says:
  "The anthem makers."
£9.73   Used & New from: £1.40
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

The Singles 86-98
20.  The Singles 86-98 by Depeche Mode
The list author says:
  "The second half of the 80's saw the DPs get deeper and darker into polyphonic synths."
£11.75   Used & New from: £2.64
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Travelogue
21.  Travelogue by Human League
The list author says:
  "As with Travelogue, an album of great historic importance"
£6.11   Used & New from: £2.85
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

(Who's Afraid Of) The Art Of Noise?
22.  (Who's Afraid Of) The Art Of Noise? by Art of Noise
The list author says:
  "The band the jangly guitar bands of the time couldnt cope with. Oh how they missed the point. AON were on top of the ZTT wave and hit the moment as did Dare a few years earlier."
£26.52   Used & New from: £0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Age Of Plastic
23.  The Age Of Plastic by Buggles
The list author says:
  "JTT Man himself. Was this 80's? it certainly make a mark with Synths"
£5.83   Used & New from: £2.63
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Progressive History XXX
24.  Progressive History XXX by Fluke
The list author says:
  "Fluke: my old friends who I left before they were Fluke for a different journey. 'OK' from Otto: I told MikeT this is the piece I would have seen as a life's achievement if I had been involved in it."
£17.75   Used & New from: £11.88
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Orginal Sound Of Sheffield: '83 / '87;Best Of The Virgin/EMI Years
25.  The Orginal Sound Of Sheffield: '83 / '87;Best Of The Virgin/EMI Years by Cabaret Voltaire
The list author says:
  "The Cabs"
£16.95   Used & New from: £6.87
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Guy D. Lewis "www.ambientmusicgarden.com" (cornwall)
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Last updated: 01/07/2004
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