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The Sound of the Crowd – a Discography of the ’80s (Third Edition)

Front coverThe brand new, expanded Third Edition of the Sound Of The Crowd book is out now!

The Sound Of The Crowd: a Discography of the ’80s is the ultimate record collector’s guide to the 1980s. In the era of multi-formatting, picture discs, coloured vinyl, multiple remixes, funny shaped records and tiny CDs you could lose down the back of the sofa, this book lists every format of every single, EP and album released in the UK in the ’80s by over 100 of the decade’s biggest acts. This new third edition has been expanded to include even more acts and now covers promotional releases and magazine giveaways as well as commercial releases.

The book includes discographies for the following artists:

ABBA · ABC · AC/DC · Adam and the Ants · a-ha · The Alarm · Marc Almond · The Associates · Rick Astley · Aztec Camera · Bananarama · Bangles · The Beat · The Beatles · Bee Gees · Big Country · Blancmange · Blondie · The Blow Monkeys · Bon Jovi · David Bowie · Billy Bragg · Bronski Beat · Bros · Bucks Fizz · Kate Bush · China Crisis · The Clash · Lloyd Cole & The Commotions · Julian Cope · Elvis Costello & The Attractions · Culture Club · The Cure · Dead Or Alive · Def Leppard · Depeche Mode · Dexys Midnight Runners · Dire Straits · Stephen Duffy · Duran Duran · Echo & The Bunnymen · Erasure · Eurythmics · Five Star · Samantha Fox · Frankie Goes To Hollywood · Peter Gabriel · Genesis · Go West · Haircut One Hundred · Heaven 17 · The Housemartins · The Human League · Imagination · INXS · Iron Maiden · Janet Jackson · Michael Jackson · The Jam · Japan · The Jesus & Mary Chain · Elton John · Johnny Hates Jazz · Howard Jones · Kajagoogoo · Nik Kershaw · Level 42 · Living In A Box · Kirsty MacColl · Madness · Madonna · Marillion · Matt Bianco · Mel & Kim · Kylie Minogue · Motörhead · New Order · Gary Numan · Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark · Robert Palmer · Pet Shop Boys · The Pogues · The Police · Prefab Sprout · The Pretenders · Prince · Queen · Cliff Richard · The Rolling Stones · Roxy Music · Sade · Scritti Politti · Simple Minds · Simply Red · Siouxsie & The Banshees · The Smiths · Spandau Ballet · The Specials · Squeeze · Status Quo · Shakin’ Stevens · The Stranglers · The Style Council · Talk Talk · Tears For Fears · The The · Thompson Twins · T’Pau · U2 · UB40 · Ultravox · Wet Wet Wet · Wham! · Kim Wilde · Yazoo · Paul Young

But that’s not all! The discographies also cover solo and side projects, such as:

Phil Collins · The Communards · Fine Young Cannibals · Fun Boy Three · George Harrison · Nick Heyward · The Jacksons · Mick Jagger · Joy Division · John Lennon · Paul McCartney · George Michael · Morrissey · Alison Moyet · Soft Cell · Sting · The Teardrop Explodes · Visage

And many more! Plus a bonus section with details of all the 1980s Now That’s What I Call Music releases and the rival Hits series.

The Sound Of The Crowd: a Discography of the ’80s is also available from Lulu.com as an A4 paperbackfull-size PDF or specially formatted PDF for small screen devices.

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