Men Without Hats ‎– Rhythm of Youth (1982)

Rhythm of Youth is the debut full-length studio album by Quebecois New Wave/synthpop trio Men Without Hats, released in 1982 on Statik/MCA. Tracklist: A1. “Ban the Game” (0:48) A2. “Living in China” (3:04)* A3. “The Great Ones Remember” (4:41) A4. “I Got The Message” (4:44) A5. “Cocoricci (Le Tango Des Voleurs)” (3:24) B1. “The Safety […]

Todd Rundgren – The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect (1982)

The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect is a 1982 album by Todd Rundgren. The album continues the modernized, synth-laden approach of its predecessor, replete with lyrics that further probe the human psyche on several numbers. The angular, neon-toned “Influenza” and the self-harmonized, humorously worded “Don’t Hurt Yourself” are among the highlights. Tracklist: A1. Hideaway A2. […]

Frigidaire Tango ‎– The Cock (1982)

The Cock is the singular full-length studio album by the original formation of Italian New Wavers Frigidaire Tango, released in 1982 on Young Records. Recorded in 1981, the album highlights the band’s staccato sound. Tracklist: A1. “Dangerous Echo” A2. “Any Time You Dress So Fine” A3. “Blue & Pink” A4. “Push” A5. “Frigidaire Tango” B1. […]

Peter Gabriel – Security (1982)

Security is the North American title of the fourth eponymous studio album by Peter Gabriel, released on September 6, 1982, on Charisma (UK) and Geffen (US, Canada). Its lead-off single, “Shock the Monkey,” became a staple of early MTV. This is Gabriel’s fourth solo album after his 1975 departure from Genesis. Gabriel self-titled his first […]

Peter Hammill – Enter K (1982)

Enter K is the eleventh solo album by musician/vocalist Peter Hammill, released in 1982 on Naive Records Ltd. Tracklist: A1. “Paradox Drive” (4:31) A2. “The Unconscious Life” (5:05) A3. “Accidents” (4:35) A4. “The Great Experiment” (5:05) B1. “Don’t Tell Me” (4:42) B2. “She Wraps It Up” (4:20) B3. “Happy Hour” (9:15) Credits: Peter Hammill – […]