Top 500 Songs voted by New Wave Outpost members

1. Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart 49  
2. Talk Talk – It’s My Life 44.6  
3. Gary Numan – Cars 44.3  
4. Visage – Fade to Grey 44  
5. New Order – Blue Monday 43  
6. B-Movie – Nowhere Girl 41  
7. Echo & The Bunnymen – The Killing Moon 36  
8. The-The – Uncertain Smile 33  
9. Split Enz – I Got You 30  
10. Psychedelic Furs – Love My Way 28.6  
11. English Beat – Save It For Later 28.3  
12. Soft Cell – Tainted Love 28  
13. Freur – Doot Doot 27  
14. Icicle Works – Birds Fly (Whisper To A Scream) 26.5  
15. Heaven 17 – Let Me Go 26  
16. Modern English – I Melt With You 25  
17. Roxy Music – More Than This 24.8  
18. Real Life – Send Me An Angel 24.6  
19. Church – Under the Milky Way 24.4  
20. ABC – The Look Of Love 24  
21. Yaz – Situation 23.5  
22. Bongos – Numbers With Wings 23  
23. Human League – Don’t You Want Me 22.5  
24. Smiths – How Soon is Now 22  
25. Bronski Beat – Small Town Boy 21.6  
26. Ultravox – Vienna 21.3  
27. Records – Starry Eyes 21  
28. Payola$ – Eyes Of A Stranger 20.9  
29. A Flock of Seagulls – Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You)20.7  
30. Cure – Inbetween Days 20.5  
31. Thomas Dolby – One of our Submarine 20.3  
32. Madness – One Step Beyond 20  
33. A Flock Of Seagulls – Space Age Love Song 19.8  
34. Eurythmics – Love Is a Stranger 19.7  
35. U2 – New Year’s Day 19.5  
36. Re-flex – The Politics of Dancing 19.4  
37. Echo & The Bunnymen – The Cutter 19.3  
38. Gary Numan – Are Friends Electric? 19.2  
39. Buggles – Video Killed The Radio Star 19.1  
40. Simple Minds – Don’t You (Forget About Me) 18.9  
41. Tears for Fears – Change 18.8  
42. New Order – Bizarre Love Triangle 18.7  
43. Wire Train – Chamber of Hellos 18.65  
44. Siouxsie & Banshees – Cities in Dust 18.6  
45. When In Rome – The Promise 18.5  
46. Clash – Train in Vain 18.4  
47. Depeche Mode – Just Can’t Get Enough 18.35  
48. Berlin – The Metro 18.3  
49. Cure – Boys Don’t Cry 18.25  
50. Pete Shelley – Homosapien 18.2  

51. Simple Minds – Someone Somewhere In Summertime 18.2
52. XTC – Making Plans for Nigel 18.15
53. Culture Club -Church Of The Poisoned Mind 18.1
54. Spoons – Nova Heart 18
55. Industry – State of the Nation 17.9
56. A Flock of Seagulls – I Ran 17.7
57. Cult – She Sells Sanctuary 17.5
58. Secession – Touch 17
59. Damned – Alone again or 16.9
60. Buzzcocks – Ever Fallen in Love 16.8
61. Ministry – Every Day is Halloween 16.7
62. Duran Duran – Girls On Film 16.6
63. New Order – Ceremony 16.5
64. Big Country – In a Big Country 16.4
65. Depeche Mode – Dreaming of Me 16.3
66. Alphaville – Jerusalem 16.2
67. Ministry – Revenge 16.1
68. Lords of New Church – Dance With me 15.9
69. Tears For Fears – Pale Shelter 15.8
70. Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls 15.7
71. A Flock Of Seagulls – Telecommunication 15.7
72. Chameleons – Up The Down Escalator 15.6
73. Japan – Quiet Life 15.5
74. Smiths – There Is A Light That Never Goes Out 15.4
75. Tin Tin – Kiss Me 15.3
76. Jam – Town Called Malice 15.2
77. Camouflage – The Great Commandment 15.2
78. Blancmange – Don’t Tell Me 15.1
79. Aztec Camera – Oblivious 15
80. Romeo Void – Never Say Never 14.9
81. Cure – Let’s Go to Bed 14.8
82. A-ha – Hunting High & Low 14.7
83. M – Pop Music 14.6
84. OMD – Enola Gay 14.5
85. INXS – Don’t Change 14.2
86. Cure – Love Cats 14.1
87. Peter Godwin – Images Of Heaven 14
88. Tears for Fears – Mad World 13.9
89. Furniture – Brilliant Mind 13.8
90. Yaz – Nobody’s Diary 13.7
91. Killing Joke – Love Like Blood 13.6
92. Style Council – My Ever Changing Moods 13.5
93. Devo – Gates of Steel 13.45
94. Pet Shop Boys – Love Comes Quickly 13.4
95. Cure – Just Like Heaven 13.3
96. Cure – A Forest 13.25
97. Jam – That’s Entertainment 13.2
98. Talk Talk – Talk Talk 13.1
99. Fiction Factory – Feels Like Heaven 13  

100-117- 12 points  
Alice Cooper – Clones (We’re All)
Bolshoi – A Way
Burning Sensations – Belly of the whale
Clash – London Calling
Crowded House – Don’t Dream It’s Over
David Bowie – Ashes To Ashes  
Depeche Mode – Get the Balance Right
Echo & The Bunnymen – Never Stop
Eurythmics – Here Comes the Rain Again
Human League – Love Action
Human League – Seconds
Jo Boxers – Just Got Lucky
Lords Of New Church – Open Your Eyes  
New Order – Perfect Kiss
Pretenders – Mystery Achievement
Shriekback – All Lined Up  
Specials – Ghost Town
Suburbs – Love is the Law

118-139- 11 points
A-Ha – Take On Me
Alphaville – Big in Japan  
Bauhaus – She’s In Parties  
Boomtown Rats – I Don’t Like Mondays
China Crisis – King In A Catholic Style  
Comsat Angels – Will You Stay Tonight
Duran Duran – Planet Earth
Echo & The Bunnymen – Silver
English Beat – I Confess
Gang of Four – Damaged Goods
Howard Jones – New Song
Missing Persons – Walking in L.A.
Morrissey – Suedehead  
New Order – Love Vigilantes
Polecats – Make a Circuit With Me
REM – Radio Free Europe
Simple Minds – Love Song
Smiths – Big Mouth Strikes again
U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday
Vicious Pink – CCCan’t You See
Wall Of Voodoo – Mexican Radio  
Waterboys – The Whole of the Moon

140-169- 10 points
Alphaville – Forever Young
Art of Noise – Close (To the Edit)
Berlin – Sex (I’m A…)
Blondie – Atomic  
Call – The Walls Come Down
Clash – Lost In The Supermarket  
Cure – Close to Me
Depeche Mode – Strangelove
Devo – Beautiful World  
Fixx – Red Skies at Night
Haircut 100 – Love Plus One
Kraftwerk – Tour De France
Lena Lovich – New toy
Men Without Hats – Safety Dance
Midge Ure – If I Was  
Peter Gabriel – Shock the Monkey
Plimsouls – A Million Miles Away
Propaganda – Duel
Psychedelic Furs – Pretty in Pink
REM – Carnival of Sorts (Boxcars)
Shriekback – Nemesis
Siouxsie & Banshees – Dear Prudence
Soft Cell – Say Hello, Wave Goodbye
Squeeze – Pulling Mussels (From The Shell)
Tears for Fears – Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Thompson Twins – In the Name of Love
U2 – I Will Follow
Ultravox – Dancing with Tears in my Eyes
Vapors – Turning Japanese
Violent Femmes – Blister in the Sun

170-203- 9 points
After The Fire – Der Komissar  
Blanket Of Secrecy – Say You Will
Blondie – Dreaming
Blondie – Hanging on the Telephone
Cabaret Voltaire – Sensoria
Camouflage – Love Is A Shield  
Cars – Dangerous Type
Depeche Mode – Blasphemourus Roumors
Fay Ray – Modern Lovers  
Fixx – Stand Or fALL
Go-Go’s – Our Lips Are Sealed
Hubert Kah – Midnight Sun  
Joe Jackson – One More Time  
Killing Joke – Eighties
Monroes – What Do All The People Know
Motels – Suddenly Last Summer
Naked Eyes – Promises Promises
OMD – Souvenir
Our Daughter’s Wedding – Lawn Chairs
Passions – Sanctuary
Plastic Bertrand – Ça Plane Pour Moi
Psychedelic Furs – The Ghost In You
Robert Hazard – Escalator Of Life
Simple Minds – I Travel
Simple Minds – New Gold Dream (81,82,83,84)  
Siouxsie & Banshees – Dazzle
Sniff ‘N’ Tears – Driver’s Seat
Talking Heads – This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody)  
Talking Heads – Once In A Lifetime  
The-The – This is the Day
Thompson Twins – If You Were Here  
Tin Tin – Hold It
Trans-X – Living On Video  
Wire – Ahead  

204-245- 8 points  
Altered Images – See Those Eyes
APB – Shoot You Down
Assembly – Never, Never  
Bauhaus – Bela Lugosi’s Dead
Berlin – Masquerade
Big Country – Wonderland
Billy Idol – Dancing With Myself
Chameleons – Tears  
dB’s – Love Is For Lovers
Duran Duran – Hungry Like The Wolf
Echo & The Bunnymen – Bring on the Dancing Horses
English beat – Mirror in the Bathroom
Flamin’ Groovies – Shake Some Action
Hilary – Kinetic
Howard devoto – rainy Season
Human League – Things That Dreams Are Made Of
Jam – Absolute Beginners  
Joe Jackson – Is She Really Going Out With Him?
Joy Division – Dead Souls
Joy Division – Transmission
Kirsty MacColl – A New England  
Machinations – Pressure Sway
Maurice & Cliches – Soft Core
Men Without Hats – Pop Goes The World
Naked Eyes – Always Something There To Remind Me  
New Order – Everythings Gone Green  
New Order – Your Silent Face
Nick Lowe – Cruel To Be Kind
Ocean Blue – Between Something & Nothing
OMD – Joan of Arc  
OMD – Electricity
Pil – Public Image
Pretenders – Talk of the Town
Red Rockers – China
Roaring Boys – House of Stone
Sisters of Mercy – Dominion  
Squeeze – Another Nail For My Heart  
Time Zone – World Destruction
Tones on Tail – Go
Vitamin Z – Burning Flame
XTC – Generals & Majors
XTC – Sense Working Overtime

246-297- 7 points
20/20 – Yellow Pills
ABC – Tears Are Not Enough  
Adam & the Ants – Antmusic
Big Country – Chance  
Blondie – Heart of Glass
Blue Nile – Tinseltown in the Rain  
B-Movie – A letter from afar
Bow Wow Wow – Baby oh no
Cars – Let’s Go
Cetu Javu – Have in Mind
Chameleons – Less Than Human
Clash – I Fought the Law
Cure – Charlotte Sometimes
Depeche Mode – Master & Servant  
Duran Duran – Hold Back the Rain  
Elvis Costello – Peace Love and Understanding
Elvis Costello – Pump It Up
Fine Young Cannibals – Suspicious Minds
Fuzzbox – Self
Godley And Creme – Cry  
Haysi Fantayzee – Shiny Shiny
Heaven 17 – We Live So Fast
Hoodoo Gurus – I Want You Back
Icehouse – No Promises
Japan – Ghosts
Jesus & Mary Chain – Head On
Ministry – Effigy (I’m Not An)  
New Order – Shell Shock
Nik Kershaw – Dark Glasses  
Nik Kershaw – Wouldn’t It Be Good
OMD – Secret  
Peter Murphy – All Night Long  
Police – Don’t Stand So Close to Me  
Propaganda – P-Machinery  
Propaganda – Dr Mabuse
Pseudo Echo – A Beat For You  
Real Life – Catch Me I’m Falling  
Roxy Music – Same Old Scene
Seona Dancing – More to Lose
Sisters Of Mercy – Walk Away
Smiths – This Charming Man
Split Enz – Six Months In A Leaky Boat
Spoons – Arias & Symphonies
Talk Talk – Life’s What You Make It
Talking Heads – Burning Down the House  
Til Tuesday – Voices Carry  
Translator – Un-Alone
Trio – Da Da Da
Visage – Damned Don’t Cry  
Yaz – Only You
Yaz – Goodbye Seventies
Yello – Oh Yeah  

298-376- 6 points  
Any Trouble – Second Chance
Armoury Show – Castles In Spain
Aztec Camera – Walk Out To Winter
Belle Stars – Sign O’ the Times
Berlin – Pictures Of You
Bill Nelson – Wildest Dreams  
Blancmange – Living on the Ceiling  
Blancmange – Blind Vision
Book of Love – I Touch Roses
Bram Tchaikovsky – Girl Of My Deams
Cars – Touch & Go
Cee Farrow – Should I Love You
China Crisis – Wishful Thinking
Church – Reptile
Cure – The Walk  
Cure – Push  
Damned – Smash It Up
Dave Edmonds – Girls Talk
Dead Or Alive – You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)
Depeche Mode – Never Let Me Down Again
Depeche Mode – People Are People
Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Come On Eileen
Duran Duran – Late Bar  
Duran Duran – The Chauffer
Electronic – Getting Away With It  
Elvis Costello – Oliver’s Army
Erasure – A Little Respect  
Erasure – Oh L’Amour  
Fabulous Poodles – Oh Cheryl
Fad Gadget – Collapsing New People
Fischer Z – So Long
Frank Chickens – We are Ninja (12”)
Fun Boy Three – Our Lips Are Sealed  
Gang of Four – I Love a Man in a Uniform
Gang of Four – To Hell With Poverty
Gary Myrick – Message Is You  
Hawaiian Pups – Young Boys  
Heaven 17 – Penthouse & Pavement  
Human league – Sound of the Crowd
Jam – Going Underground
Lloyd Cole – Perfect Skin
Marc Almond – Tears Run Rings
Martha & Muffins – Echo Beach
Members – Working Girl
Midnight Oil – Beds are Burning
New Order – Dreams Never End
Oingo Boingo – Dead Man’s Party
Peter Schilling – Major Tom
Prefab Sprout – Cars And Girls
Pretenders – Message of Love
Q-Feel – Dancing in Heaven
Quando Quango – Love Tempo
Ramones – Sheena is a Punk Rocker
Replacements – I Will Dare
Replacements – Alex Chilton  
Romeo Void – A Girl In Trouble (Is A Temporary Thing)  
Roxy Music – Avalon  
Roxy Music – Love is the Drug
Section 25 – Looking From A Hilltop
Siouxsie & Banshees – Spellbound  
Sisters Of Mercy – Lucretia My Reflection
Sisters Of Mercy – This Corosion
Slow Children – Spring in Fialta (Extended Mix)
Smiths – Headmaster’s Ritual  
Smiths – Panic
Soft Cell – Sex Dwarf  
Spandau Ballet – Chant No 1(Don’t Need This Pressure On)
Squeeze – Tempted  
Stranglers – Skin Deep
Teardrop Explodes – Reward
Tears For Fears – Shout  
Thomas Dolby – She Blinded Me With Science
Ultravox – Reap The Wild Wind
Undertones – Get Over You
Wang Chung – Dance Hall Days
Wide Boy Awake – Slang Teacher
Wire – Map Ref 41 N 93 W  
Yaz – Don’t Go

377-500- 5 points  
Adventures – Send My Heart
Alarm – Rescue Me
Alison Moyet – Love Resurrection  
Alphaville – Lassie Come Home  
Altered Images – Happy Birthday
B-52s – 52 Girls  
Bananarama – He Was Really Saying Something (12”)
Band Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas?  
Beloved – Sweet Harmony  
Big Country – Fields of Fire
Black – Everythings Coming Up Roses
Blondie – Pretty Baby
Bonnie Hayes – Girls Like Me
Boomtown Rats – Rat Trap  
Bow Wow Wow – Do You Wanna Hold Me  
Box – My Dreams Of You  
Breathless – Monkey Talk
Cars – Just What I Needed  
Cars – Good Times Roll
Cheap Trick – I Want You to Want Me
Clash – Stay Free
Clash – Police On My Back
Clash – Rock The Casbah
Cocteau Twins – Carolyn’s Fingers  
Culture Club – White Boy (12″)  
Cure – primary
Cure – Kyoto Song
Cure – Night Like This
Dalek I Love You – Holiday In Disneyland (12″)  
Dead Kennedys – California Uber Alles
Depeche Mode – A Question Of Lust  
Depeche Mode – World in My Eyes
Depeche Mode – Stripped
Dial M – Modern Day Love  
Dream Academy – Life In A Northern Town
Drop In Grey – All The Same
Eddie & The Hotrods – Do Anything You Wanna Do  
Elvis Costello – Everyday I Write the Book
Eurogliders – Heaven
Eurythmics – English Summer
Expression – Total Eclipse  
F.R.David – Words  
Flash And Pan – Hey St Peter
Flesh For Lulu – Time and Space
Flirts – Don’t Put Another Dime
Freur – Matters Of The Heart (dun difrunt)  
Fun Boy Three – The Lunatics (Have Taken Over the Asylum)
Gary Numan – Down in the Park
George Kranz – Din Daa Daa
Go-Go’s – Head Over Heels
Housemartins – Happy Hour
Icehouse – Street Café  
Icicle Works – Hollow Horse
Jam – Butterfly Collector
Jane’s Addiction – Mountain Song
Japan – Methods Of Dance  
Japan – Gentlemen Take Polaroids
Japan – Life in Tokyo
Jesus & Mary Chain – April Skies
Jim Carroll Band – It’s Too Late
Joy Division – Disorder
Joy Division – 24 Hours
Joy Division – Decades
Kate Bush – Wuthering Heights
Killing Joke – Requiem
Laurie Anderson – O Superman
Lene Lovich – It’s You Only You
Limited Warranty – Never Enough
Loop – Arc-Lite
Loop – Straight To Your Heart
Lotus Eaters – Set Me Apart (mix)
Malcolm McLaren – D’ya Like Scratchin’? (12″)  
Marshall Crenshaw – Cynical Girl
Men Without Hats – I Got the Message
Micro Chip League – New York
Modern Lovers – Roadrunner
Nerves – Hanging On The Telephone
New Order – Procession
New Order – Subculture  
New Order – Temptation
NewOrder – Thieves Like Us  
Normal – Warm Leatherette
Oingo Boingo – Not My Slave  
Oingo Boingo – Gray Matter
Oingo Boingo – Nothing To Fear (But Fear Itself)  
OMD – Never Turn Away (extended)  
OMD – So In Love  
Only Ones – Another Girl Another Planet
Passions – Sanctuary
Pet Shop Boys –  
Pet Shop Boys – Always on My Mind
Peter Murphy – Cuts You Up
PiL – Rise
Psychedelic Furs – Dumbwaiters
Psychedelic Furs – Sister Europe  
Puppets – Way of Life
Ramones – Blitzkreig Bop
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry – Talk About The Weather
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry – Chance
REM – Fall On Me  
Replacements – Bastards Of Young  
Rhythm Corps – Common Ground
Romeo Void – Just Too Easy
Roxy Music – Over You
Rubber Rodeo – Anywhere With You
Scritti Politti – Perfect Way  
Siouxsie & Banshees – Arabian Knights
Six Sed Red – Shake It Right  
Spandau Ballet – To Cut A Long Story Short
Sparks – Angst In My Pants
Sparks – Eaten By the Monster of Love
SPK – Metal Dance (12″)  
Spoons – One In Ten Words  
Spoons – Romantic Traffic  
Stabilizers – One Simple Thing
Talking Heads – Life During Wartime  
Tears for Fears – The way you are
Thomas Dolby – Hyperactive  
Thomas Dolby – Flying North  
Toni Basil – You Got a Problem
Torch Song – Don’t Look Now (12″ remix)  
Undertones – It’s Going To Happen
Wild Swans – Crowning Glory
Yello – Pinball Cha Cha (extended)  

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