When CD's 1st Appeared - Late 1980's

A Listmania! list by El Dooderino "tpd" (Ewell Surrey England)
 
Steve McQueen
1.  Steve McQueen by Prefab Sprout
The list author says:
  "How exciting .. To get my favourite ever album in its latest format "The Compact Disc" .. Timeless & Sublime .. Here it is in its ultimate form"
Used & New from: £6.98
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

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Peter Gabriel 3
2.  Peter Gabriel 3 by Peter Gabriel
The list author says:
  "Vinyl 1978 , Cassette for my walkman 1980 , Finally on CD 1987 A track perfect timeless classic , a true musical genius at work."
Used & New from: £4.49
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

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New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)
3.  New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) by Simple Minds
The list author says:
  "The Sound The Production .. Even The Sleeve .. How did they manage to come up with this magical disc of music . Did they ever sound any better?"
£5.76   Used & New from: £3.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

The Bad and Lowdown World of The Kane Gang
4.  The Bad and Lowdown World of The Kane Gang by The Kane Gang
The list author says:
  "The album is actually called "The bad & lowdown world of" The Kane Gang.Was so pleased to upgrade from my almost worn out cassette to this lovely new shiny disc. Hard to find now , But try"
Used & New from: £6.47
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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A Walk Across The Rooftops
5.  A Walk Across The Rooftops by Blue Nile
The list author says:
  "Another walkman classic .. walking about Newcastle 1986 .. To some it was a little dreary , to me it was 30 odd minutes of magic"
£5.99   Used & New from: £1.61
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

Hipsway
6.  Hipsway by Hipsway
The list author says:
  "Classic late 80's .. Fantastic debut .. cassette upgrade to CD & it still sound fresh today."
£8.90   Used & New from: £1.41
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Love Not Money
7.  Love Not Money by Everything But The Girl
The list author says:
  "That voice , Those lyrics .. Brings back memories of my time up by the Tyne. Tracy Thorn still sounds fantastic today"
£7.95   Used & New from: £1.48
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Strange Kind of Love
8.  Strange Kind of Love by Love & Money
The list author says:
  "Love Not Money , Love & Money .. did you see what I did there ? .. Vastly under rated album .. I am the Halleluiah Man"
£24.94
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

She Was Only A Grocer's Daughter
9.  She Was Only A Grocer's Daughter by Blow Monkeys
The list author says:
  "Another cassette upgrade & walkman classic .. This album was so different , Stlye Attitude & Politics .. With Funk .. Good Ol' Dr Bob & He didn't like Mrs T .. Top man"
£13.95   Used & New from: £6.89
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Scary Monsters
10.  Scary Monsters by David Bowie
The list author says:
  "Finally Bowie on CD ... Soon as Bowie went on disc I was there ... "Ashes to ashes funk to funky" .. he took his time the cheeky monkey"
£6.42   Used & New from: £3.87
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

The Colour Of Spring
11.  The Colour Of Spring by Talk Talk
The list author says:
  "Bright Fresh Summery , What a lovely album .. Loved it from the minute the tray slid in"
£18.83   Used & New from: £2.65
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

Spirit Of Eden
12.  Spirit Of Eden by Talk Talk
The list author says:
  "Everything the colour of spring wasn't ?? Took a lot of plays to crack this one , but worth it. .. Tortured genius at work .. No wonder EMI were confused ..."
£11.33   Used & New from: £3.21
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

Pacific Street
13.  Pacific Street by Pale Fountains
The list author says:
  "Bought this not really expecting to like it in 1984 .. Loved it .. Cassette worn through , most relieved when the disc came out .. Mr Head continues to please to this day"
£10.42   Used & New from: £8.50
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Lover Speaks
14.  The Lover Speaks 
The list author says:
  "Nonsense , Pretentious nonsense , Such lyrics & overblown production (for the time) .. But I bloody loved it ... Still do"
£49.00   Used & New from: £33.74
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The Cars
15.  The Cars by The Cars
The list author says:
  "The band may have been manufactured , but boy were they well manufactured .. 1978 vinyl , almost 10 years to arrive on disc .. Worth the wait  ....  The late Ben Orr (lead  singer) sadly missed"
£7.00   Used & New from: £3.10
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Outlandos D'Amour
16.  Outlandos D'Amour by The Police
The list author says:
  "1978 : The sound was raw , fresh , just so bloody different ..These boys were going to burn bright & burn out .... album arrived on disc 1986 .. THE POLICE coming to a super stadium near you summer 07"
£5.66   Used & New from: £3.82
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Tin Drum
17.  Tin Drum by Japan
The list author says:
  "Stylish & Dreary All At Once .. How do you do that ?? .. I had the hair colour , I had the hair style .. I had hair ... I actually had hair ??"
£6.40   Used & New from: £2.73
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Brilliant Trees
18.  Brilliant Trees by David Sylvian
The list author says:
  "Ahh .. The 1st solo excursion from Mr Sylvian .. I have followed him every step of the way .. At times it's been bleak , others heavenly .. We finally meet London RFH Sept 07"
£5.99   Used & New from: £3.60
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Eden
19.  Eden by Everything But the Girl
The list author says:
  "Eden ....... Heaven more like it .. Simple pure and timeless .. Song craft at its finest .. EBTG still produce the goods today .. When Bens not DJing & Tracy not doing solo albums ......"
£8.64   Used & New from: £0.96
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Mirror Moves
20.  Mirror Moves by The Psychedelic Furs
The list author says:
  "I had to get this on an american import in 1987 .. Cost me nearly £15 .. Thats when £15 would get you a house , a car & a pie from Mrs Miggins pie shop . Great album .. Check out Mr Butlers latest"
£8.08   Used & New from: £3.12
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Concierto De Aranjuez (Gardiner, Co Of Europe, Bream)
21.  Concierto De Aranjuez (Gardiner, Co Of Europe, Bream) by John Eliot Gardiner
The list author says:
  "You had to understand . When CD's came out the only stuff in DDD (all digital) was classical music .. This was amongst the 1st & finest I purchased .. Class Me !!"
£7.71   Used & New from: £0.96
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

High Land, Hard Rain
22.  High Land, Hard Rain by Aztec Camera
The list author says:
  "This guy was just 16 when he started recording this album , What a talent ..."
Used & New from: £2.97
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Once Upon A Time
23.  Once Upon A Time by Simple Minds
The list author says:
  "From a time when people walked places , wearing walkmans listening to cassettes .. Only about a half hour of music on here but it got me to the shops & back .. Glad to pick up CD when released"
£5.99   Used & New from: £2.62
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

The Best of Swans Way
24.  The Best of Swans Way by Swansway
The list author says:
  "When CD's 1st appeared  ??  Swansway didn't  .. Love the album The Fugitive Kind .. Never seen it on CD .. Got this 1 though from amazon seller in 2007 .. Worth the wait"
Used & New from: £6.74
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Meet Danny Wilson
25.  Meet Danny Wilson by Danny Wilson
The list author says:
  "Well ........ It was the 80's ........ Still a lovely little album this ...... Nostalgia .....  Its not what it used to be      :0)"
Used & New from: £6.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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