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33 toürs : Discographie New-wave (Rock & Folk, France)

New wave is definitely hip these days

Compiled by French writer and journalist Olivier Cachin
The concept is 33 albums
There are a few French albums (and pretty obscure sometimes, even for a national like me).
No particular order
1981 gets the lion’s share. Definitely the new wave year.

Elvis Costello – This Year’s Model
Kraftwerk – The Man Machine
Devo – Q : Are We Not Men ?

Casino Music – Jungle Love
The B-52’s - The B-52’s
Lizzy Mercier Descloux – Press Color
Les Garçons – Divorce
Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
Talking Heads – Fear of Music
Gary Numan & Tubeway Army – Replicas
The Cure – Three Imaginary Boys

Jacno – Rectangle
Nina Hagen – Ubenhagen
Marquis de Sade – Dantzig Twist
The Psychedelic Furs - The Psychedelic Furs
The Specials – More Specials

Soft Cell – Non-stop Erotic Cabaret
Taxi Girl – Sepuku
Visage – Visage
Mathématiques Modernes – Les Visiteurs du soir
New Order – Movement
Girls At Our Best – Pleasure
The Human League – Dare
Grace Jones – Nightclubbing
Depeche Mode – Speak and Spell
OMD – Architecture and Morality
Heaven 17 – Penthouse & Pavement

Yazoo – Upstairs at Eric’s
Culture Club – Kissing To Be Clever
ABC – The Lexicon Of Love

Spandau Ballet – True$

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Welcome To The Pleasuredome
Les Rita Mitsouko – Rita Mitsouko