1983 in rock 


Blue Monday New Order

This Charming Man The Smiths

This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) Talking Heads

Cattle and Cane The Go-Betweens

Song to the Siren This Mortal Coil

New Year's Day U2

New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) Simple Minds

Temple of Love The Sisters of Mercy

Hand in Glove The Smiths

Sunday Bloody Sunday U2

Don't Fall The Chameleons

Radio Free Europe R.E.M.

Moonlight Shadow Mike Oldfield

Up the Down Escalator The Chameleons

Burning Down the House Talking Heads

The Trooper Iron Maiden

This Is the Day (song) The The

Beat It Michael Jackson

Sugar Hiccup Cocteau Twins

She's in Parties Bauhaus

Talk About the Passion R.E.M.

The Cutter Echo & the Bunnymen

Reel Around the Fountain The Smiths

The First Picture of You The Lotus Eaters

In a Big Country Big Country

Gone Daddy Gone Violent Femmes

Kicker Conspiracy The Fall

Mama Genesis

Change (Tears for Fears song) Tears for Fears

The Love Cats The Cure

The Man Whose Head Expanded The Fall

Close Watch John Cale

Flight of Icarus Iron Maiden

This Is Not a Love Song Public Image Ltd.

Every Breath You Take The Police

Holy Diver (song) Dio

Whiplash (Metallica song) Metallica

Synchronicity II The Police

Oblivious Aztec Camera

Teen Love No Trend

Christian China Crisis

Rainbow in the Dark Dio

Lined Up (Remix) Shriekback

A Person Isn't Safe Anywhere These Days The Chameleons

Mexican Radio Wall of Voodoo

He Knows You Know Marillion

Perfect The The

Big Log Robert Plant

Dear Prudence Siouxsie and the Banshees

Love Is a Wonderful Colour The Icicle Works

Photograph (Def Leppard song) Def Leppard

Let's Dance (David Bowie song) David Bowie

China Girl David Bowie

A Girl Called Johnny The Waterboys

Wrapped Around Your Finger The Police

The Walk (The Cure song) The Cure

My Girl Hoodoo Gurus

Never Stop Echo & the Bunnymen

Chance Big Country

Rip It Up (Orange Juice song) Orange Juice

Our Lips Are Sealed Fun Boy Three

Penelope Tree Felt

Electric Eye Judas Priest

Dancing with Myself Billy Idol


Swordfishtrombones Tom Waits

Murmur R.E.M.

Violent Femmes (album) Violent Femmes

Melissa (Mercyful Fate album) Mercyful Fate

Holy Diver Dio

Kill 'Em All Metallica

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