80s Thursday – Best songs of 1980 (part 15) (synthpop)

With regards to synthpop from 1980, I previously shared tracks by OMD, Visage and Japan. Below are a few more synthpop albums from that year that deserve attention

Album: Vienna by Ultravox
Listen to:
Vienna
Astradyne
Private Lives

Album: Travelogue by Human League
Listen to
Being Boiled

Album: Metamatic by John Foxx 
Listen to:
Underpass

Album: From A to B by New Musik
Listen to:
A Map of You
Science
On Islands
Adventures
The Safe Side

Album: B-2 Unit by Ryuichi Sakamoto 
Listen to:
Riot In Lagos

Album: Folk of the 80’s by Men Without Hats 
Listen to:
Antarctica

Best songs of 1980 (part 1) (part 2) (part 3) (part 4) (part 5) (part 6) (part 7) (part 8) (part 9) (part 10) (part 11) (part 12) (part 13) (part 14) (part 15)

8 thoughts on “80s Thursday – Best songs of 1980 (part 15) (synthpop)

  1. @Wendell: I’m guessing you remember the song Vienna when you listen to it. The Human League are best known for 1981’s “Don’t you Want Me”. I admit the other stuff here is not as well known by the masses. From A to B by New Musik is a highly underrated album, loved it.

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