THE iNFOMAN 1983 SINGLES OF THE YEAR
(compiled 1983/1985, expanded 2003)

  1. This Mortal Coil - Song to the siren (cover of Tim Buckley)

  2. Cocteau Twins - Sugar hiccup

  3. Heaven 17 - Temptation

  4. Marc and the Mambas - Black heart

  5. Grace Jones - My Jamaican guy

  6. Malcolm McLaren - Soweto

  7. Big Country - In a big country

  8. Cocteau Twins - Peppermint pig

  9. The Smiths - This charming man

  10. Ministry - Work for love

  11. Prince Lessa Lassan - Tatakuma

  12. Paul Young - Wherever I lay my hat (That's my home) (cover of Marvin Gaye)

  13. Eurythmics - Sweet dreams (are made of this)

  14. Carmel - Bad day

  15. Philip Glass - Facade

  16. Bob Marley and the Wailers - Buffalo soldiers

  17. Elvis Costello and the Attractions - Let them all talk

  18. Wah! - Hope (I wish you'd believe me)

  19. New Order - Blue Monday

  20. Malcolm McLaren - Double Dutch

  21. Eurythmics - Right by your side

  22. The Smiths - Hand in glove

  23. Joni Mitchell - Chinese cafe

  24. Big Country - Fields of fire

  25. Jazzateers - Sixteen reasons

  26. Elvis Costello and the Attractions - Everyday I write the book

  27. Malcolm McLaren - Buffalo gals

  28. Eurythmics - Who's that girl

  29. Pete Shelley - Many a time

  30. Creatures - Miss the girl

  31. Prefab Sprout - Lions in my own garden (Exit someone)

  32. King Sunny Ade - Synchro system

  33. Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax

  34. Echo and the Bunnymen - The cutter

  35. Grandmaster Flash and Melle Mel - White lines (Don't do it)

  36. Creatures - Right now (cover of Mel Torme)

  37. Nightingales - Urban ospreys

  38. SPK - Metal dance

  39. Altered Images - Don't talk to me about love

  40. Bob Dylan - Jokerman

  41. The The - Perfect

  42. Echo and the Bunnymen - Never stop

  43. Tom Tom Club - Man with the four-way hips

  44. Rolling Stones - Undercover of the night

  45. Amazulu - Cairo

  46. Pete Shelley - Telephone operator

  47. C-Bank and Jenny Burton - One more shot

  48. Fun Boy Three - The more I see the less I believe

  49. Tina Turner - Let's stay together (cover of Al Green)

  50. Comsat Angels - Independence day

Bubbling under:

  1. Carmel - Willow weep for me (cover of Billie Holiday)

  2. Sisters Of Mercy - Alice

  3. Sade - Smooth operator

  4. Fab Five Freddy - Une sal histoire

  5. Natural-Ites - Picture on the wall (cover of Freddie McKay)

  6. Colourbox - Shotgun

  7. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Genetic engineering

  8. Amazulu - Smiley stylee

  9. Musical Youth - Heartbreaker

  10. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Dear Prudence (cover of the Beatles)

  11. Natural Beauty - Nice up dancee

  12. Prince - 1999

  13. Rufus - Ain't nobody

  14. Public Image Limited - This is not a love song

  15. Eek-a-Mouse - Anarexol

This page was last updated on 25 January, 2004

 

 

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