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


Aikea-Guinea                                                                     How Soon Is Now

  1. Cocteau Twins - Aikea-Guinea

  2. The Smiths - How soon is now

  3. Propaganda - Duel/Jewel

  4. Grace Jones - Slave to the rhythm

  5. Eurythmics - Would I lie to you

  6. Jesus and Mary Chain - Never understand

  7. Eurythmics - There must be an angel

  8. Propaganda - P-machinery

  9. Scritti Politti - The word girl (Flesh and blood)

  10. Brilliant - It's a man's man's man's world (cover of James Brown)

  11. Bryan Ferry - Slave to love

  12. The Smiths - The boy with the thorn in his side

  13. Prefab Sprout - When love breaks down

  14. Dire Straits - Brothers in arms

  15. The Smiths - That joke isn't funny anymore

  16. Shop Assistants - All day long

  17. Cocteau Twins - Pink orange red

  18. Cocteau Twins - Great spangled fritillary

  19. 10,000 Maniacs - Can't ignore the train

  20. The Vibes - I'm in Pittsburgh (and it's raining)

  21. Colourbox - Say you (cover of U-Roy)

  22. Kate Bush - Running up that hill

  23. 10,000 Maniacs - Just as the tide was a-flowing (cover of Shirley Collins)

  24. Jesus and Mary Chain - Just like honey

  25. The Fall - Cruiser's creek

  26. Woodentops - Well well well

  27. Sophia George - Girlie girlie

  28. Einsturzende Neubauten - Yu gung

  29. The Pogues - A pair of brown eyes

  30. UB40 + Chrissie Hynde - I got you babe (cover of Sonny and Cher)

  31. Prefab Sprout - Faron Young

  32. Eurythmics and Aretha Franklin - Sisters are doing it for themselves

  33. Art Of Noise - Close (to the edit)

  34. Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Welcome to the pleasure dome

  35. Scritti Politti - Hypnotise

  36. The Pogues - Sally Maclannane

  37. The Smith's - Shakespeare's sister

  38. Woodentops - Move me

  39. Eurythmics - Julia

  40. The Associates - Take me to the girl

  41. The Cure - In between days

  42. Echo and the Bunnymen - Bring on the dancing horses

  43. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Cities in dust

  44. Anne Pigalle - Why does it have to be this way?

  45. Fats Comet - Stormy weather (cover of Billie Holiday)

  46. Feargal Sharkey - Loving you

  47. The Associates - Breakfast

  48. The Fall - Couldn't get ahead/Rollin' Dany (cover of Gene Vincent)

  49. Carmel - I'm not afraid of you

  50. Pink Industry - What I wouldn't give

Bubbling under:

  1. Dawn Chorus and the Blue Tits - Teenage kicks (cover of the Undertones)

  2. Adult Net - Incense and peppermints (cover of Strawberry Alarm Clock)

  3. Roxanne Shante - Roxanne's revenge

  4. Art Of Noise - Moments in love

  5. Test Department and the South Wales Striking Miners Choir - Comrades

  6. Anne Pigalle - He stranger

  7. New Order - Sub-culture

  8. Prefab Sprout - Appetite

  9. The Pogues - Dirty old town (cover of Ewan MacColl)

  10. Danielle Dax - Yummer yummer man

  11. Jesus and Mary Chain - You trip me up

  12. Suzanne Vega - Marlene on the wall

  13. Felt - Primitive painters

  14. Wedding Present - Go out and get 'em boy

  15. Woodentops - It will come

  16. Anna Domino - Rythm

  17. Billy Bragg - Between the wars

  18. Horace Andy - Elementary

  19. Yeah Yeah Noh - Jigsaw

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