0.720 Aleacion ‎– 0.720 Aleacion (1986)

0.720 Aleación is the debut album by the namesake Mexican symphonic/folk band, self-issued in 1986 on with the catalog number EZ 001. Tracklist: A1. “Caifán” (1:18) A2. “Tarahumara” (4:55) A3. “Antes que amanezca” (4:23) A4. “Danzante” (4:32) B1. “Templo Mayor” (3:33) B2. “Campana del silencio” (3:43) B3. “El corredor” (4:09) B4. “Para estos tiempos tan ciertos” […]

Minimum Vital ‎– Envol Triangles (1986)

Envol Triangles is the debut album by French hi-tech symphonic band Minimum Vital, released as a cassette in 1986 on Carat. Tracklist: A1. “Hydromel” (4:49) A2. “Balivernes” (6:57) A3. “Envol Triangles” (5:00) B1. “Dans le Doute” (7:09) B2. “Ronde” (9:32) Credits: Bass – Eric Rebeyrol Drums – Antoine Fillon Flute – Anne Colas Guitar – […]

News from Babel ‎– Letters Home (1986)

Letters Home is the second of two albums by avant-garde/art-rock supergroup News from Babel, released in 1986 on Rē Records. Tracklist: A1. “Who Will Accuse?” (2:39) A2. “Heart of Stone (Megalopolis)” (3:04) A3. “Banknote” (3:20) A4. “Moss” (3:58) A5. “A Dragon at the Core” (4:43) B1. “Dark Matter” (4:22) B2. “Waited/ Justice” (5:09) B3. “Fast […]

It’s Immaterial ‎– Life’s Hard and Then You Die (1986)

Life’s Hard and Then You Die is the debut album by English art-pop combo It’s Immaterial, released in 1986 on A&M. airy, light accordion, 6/4 piano accented “Happy Talk”flamenco touches, trumpet laced, mid-tempo, E “The Sweet Life”Cm locomotive rhythm, piano/acoustic churn, prominent chorus, harmonica “Driving Away From Home (Jim’s Tune)”uptempo, punchy sax, pizzicato cocktail guitar, […]

The Mission ‎– Gods Own Medicine (1986)

Gods Own Medicine is the debut album by English art-rock/goth band The Mission, released in 1986 on Mercury. Tracklist: 1. “Wasteland” (5:42) 2. “Bridges Burning” (4:08) 3. “Garden of Delight (Hereafter)” (3:42) 4. “Stay With Me” (4:37) 5. “Blood Brother” (5:16) 6. “Let Sleeping Dogs Die” (5:53) 7. “Sacrilege” (4:45) 8. “Dance on Glass” (5:10) 9. […]

Manilla Road ‎– The Deluge (1986)

The Deluge is the fifth studio album by Wichita metal trio Manilla Road, released in 1986 on Black Dragon Records. Tracklist: A1. “Dementia” (3:10) A2. “Shadow in the Black” (5:23) A3. “Divine Victim” (3:08) A4. “Hammer of the Witches” (2:41) A5. “Morbid Tabernacle” (1:55) A6. “Isle of the Dead” (2:52) B1. “Taken by Storm” (3:20) […]

New Model Army ‎– The Ghost of Cain (1986)

The Ghost of Cain is the third album by English anthemic art-punk band New Model Army, released in 1986 on EMI. Tracklist: A1. “The Hunt” (4:11) A2. “Lights Go Out” (3:55) A3. “51st State” (2:34) A4. “All of This” (3:29) A5. “Poison Street” (3:05)* B1. “Western Dream” (3:51) B2. “Lovesongs” (3:00) B3. “Heroes” (4:03) B4. […]

Kalima ‎– Night Time Shadows (1986)

Night Time Shadows is the debut full-length album by Mancunian jazz-pop ensemble Kalima, released in 1986 on Factory. The 2004 CD reissue of the album on LTM Recordings includes the band’s 1984/85 shortplayers for an additional 30 minutes of music. Tracklist: A1. “Mystic Rhymes” (5:19) A2. “After Hours” (4:09) A3. “Green Dolphin Street” (3:09) A4. […]

Oran ‘Juice’ Jones ‎– Juice (1986)

Juice is the debut album by American R&B musician/vocalist Oran ‘Juice’ Jones, released in 1986 on Def Jam. Tracklist: A1. “The Rain” (5:07) A2. “You Can’t Hide From Love” (5:13) A3. “Here I Go Again” (4:50) A4. “Curiosity” (4:03) B1. “Your Song” (4:36) B2. “Love Will Find Way” (3:55) B3. “It’s Yours” (4:06) B4. “1.2.1.” […]

Flotsam and Jetsam ‎– Doomsday for the Deceiver (1986)

Doomsday for the Deceiver is the debut album by American metal band Flotsam and Jetsam, released in 1986 on Metal Blade. Tracklist: A1. “Hammerhead” (6:11) A2. “Iron Tears” (3:51) A3. “Desecrator” (3:46) A4. “Fade to Black” (2:03) A5. “Doomsday for the Deceiver” (9:07) B1. “Metal Shock” (8:14) B2. “She Took an Axe” (5:15) B3. “U.L.S.W.” […]

Ozric Tentacles ‎– There Is Nothing (1986)

There Is Nothing is the third cassette-only studio album by English space-rockers Ozric Tentacles, self-released in 1986 as OT 4. Tracklist: 1. “The Sacred Turf” (3:14) 2. “O-I” (4:42) 3. “Jabular” (3:53) 4. “Staring at the Moon” (4:52) 5. “Airy Area” (3:44) 6. “Traveling the Great Circle” (4:05) 7. “Imhotep” (12:03) 8. “Thrashing Breath Texture” […]

Chris Eaton ‎– Vision (1986)

Vision is the debut album by English modern-rock musician/songwriter Chris Eaton, released in 1986 on Reunion. Tracklist: A1. “Vision” (4:07) A2. “Don’t Underestimate My Love” (4:38) A3. “When My Heart Breaks” (5:04) A4. “Golden Rule” (4:31) A5. “Hold Back the Tears” (4:24) B1. “Love for the Common Man” (4:34) B2. “Talk to Me” (4:13) B3. “This […]

Banda Elastica ‎– Banda Elastica (1986)

Banda Elastica is the debut album by the namesake Mexican avant-jazz/rock ensemble, released in 1986 on the band’s exclusive Discos Tiradero imprint. Tracklist: A1. “Infantes Terribles” A2. “Alto a la Caceria” A3. “Derrumbes en Almibar” A4. “Aun Pero” B1. “Pepenavarodol – Fitonava” B2. “Pesadilla” B3. “Infrasapienz” B4. “Quepocalipsis” Credits: Guitar – Guillermo Gonzalez Saxophone, Clarinet […]

Momus ‎– Circus Maximus (1986)

Circus Maximus is the debut full-length album by Scottish art-pop/folk musician/songwriter Momus, released in 1986 on él Records. CD reissues of the album include his concurrent three-song Nicky EP. Tracklist: 1. “Lucky Like St. Sebastian” (3:10) 2. “The Lesson of Sodom (According to Lot)” (3:35) 3. “John the Baptist Jones” (3:07) 4. “King Solomon’s Song and […]

The Bonaparte’s ‎– … To the Isle of Dogs (1986)

… To the Isle of Dogs is the singular full-length album by French New Wave/coldwave band The Bonaparte’s, released in 1986 on Principe Logique. Tracklist: A1. “Winter” A2. “Voodoo Revenge” A3. “Hymn” A4. “Welcome to the Isle of Dogs” A5. “Pushing Too Hard” B1. “Mr. Webster” B2. “Girls” B3. “6054 Stars” B4. “Christians Life“ Credits: […]

Electrodomésticos ‎– ¡Viva Chile! (1986)

¡Viva Chile! is the debut album by Chilean coldwave combo Electrodomésticos, released in 1986 on EMI. Tracklist: A1. “¡Viva Chile!” (5:19) A2. “Cariño Malo” (3:59) A3. “No Estás Viviendo Bien” (6:26) A4. “El Pájaro” (4:27) A5. “Gritzko (El Gitano)” (2:56) B1. “Yo la Quería” (6:26) B2. “Andy Panda va a Alemania” (4:30) B3. “Tai – […]

Tony MacAlpine ‎– Edge of Insanity (1986)

Edge of Insanity is the debut solo album by American neoclassical/metal guitarist Tony MacAlpine, released in 1986 on Shrapnel. Tracklist: A1. “Wheel of Fortune” (3:45) A2. “The Stranger” (3:59) A3. “Quarter to Midnight (Live Solo)” (2:24) A4. “Agrionia” (4:28) A5. “Empire in the Sky” (5:55) B1. “The Witch and the Priest” (3:33) B2. “The Taker” […]

Siekiera ‎– Nowa Aleksandria (1986)

Nowa Aleksandria is the singular 20th century album by Polish coldwave band Siekiera, released in 1986 on Tonpress. Tracklist: 1. “Idziemy przez las” (4:39) 2. “Ludzie wschodu” (4:24) 3. “Bez końca” (3:21) 4. “Idziemy na skraj” (3:27) 5. “Na zewnątrz” (6:05) 6. “Nowa Aleksandria” (3:16) 7. “To słowa” (3:15) 8. “Już blisko” (2:45) 9. “Tak dużo, […]

The Camberwell Now ‎– The Ghost Trade (1986)

The Ghost Trade is the singular full-length album by English art-rock trio Camberwell Now, released in 1986 on Ink/RecRec. Tracklist: A1. “Working Nights” (7:41) A2. “Sitcom” (4:40) A3. “Wheat Futures” (6:11) B1. “Speculative Fiction” (6:09) B2. “Green Lantern” (3:11) B3. “The Ghost Trade” (11:11) Credits: Trefor Goronwy — voice, bass, guitar, erh hu, percussion Charles […]

Joe Jackson ‎– Big World (1986)

Big World is a three-sided album by English musician/vocalist Joe Jackson, released in 1986 on A&M. The album consists of original songs recorded live at New York’s Roundabout Theatre in January of that year. Tracklist: A1. “Wild West” (4:36) A2. “Right and Wrong” (4:34) A3. “(It’s a) Big World” (4:43) A4. “Precious Time” (3:23) A5. […]

Univers Zero ‎– Heatwave (1986)

Heatwave is the fifth album by Belgian chamber-rock ensemble Univers Zéro, released in 1986 on Cuneiform. Tracklist: A1. “Heatwave” (8:34) A2. “Chinavox” (4:49) A3. “Bruit dans les murs” (8:25) B1. “The Funeral Plain” (20:24) Credits: Michel Delory — guitar Daniel Denis — voice, drums, percussion Dirk Descheemaeker — clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone Christian Genet — bass […]

Genesis ‎– Invisible Touch (1986)

Invisible Touch is the thirteenth studio album by English modern-rock trio Genesis, released in 1986 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Invisible Touch” (3:26) A2. “Tonight, Tonight, Tonight” (8:49) A3. “Land of Confusion” (4:45)* A4. “In Too Deep” (4:59)** B1. “Anything She Does” (4:06) B2. “Domino: In the Glow of the Night / The Last Domino” (10:42) […]

Mylène Farmer ‎– Cendres de Lune (1986)

Cendres de Lune is the debut album by Francophone art-pop musician Mylène Farmer, released in 1986 on Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “Libertine” (3:48) A2. “Au bout de la nuit” (4:18) A3. “Vieux bouc” (5:36) A4. “Tristana” (4:35) A5. “Chloé” (2:35) B1. “Maman a Tort (Nouvelle version)” (4:08) B2. “We”ll Never Die” (4:14) B3. “Greta” (4:45) B4. […]

Phileas Fogg ‎– Coma Depasse (1986)

Coma Depasse is the singular album by French avant-jazz/rock combo Phileas Fogg, released in 1986 on Sonart. Tracklist: A1. “Sado macho” (3:34) A2. “Eléphant” (2:59) A3. “C’est cool de source” (9:29) A4. “Jazz Party” (2:49) B1. “Hotel Zambeze” (5:27) B2. “Quelques canards” (4:26) B3. “Trio heures” (4:25) B4. “Sept – Huit” (5:40) Credits: Bass – […]

The Housemartins ‎– London 0 Hull 4 (1986)

London 0 Hull 4 is the first of two albums by English pop/rock foursome The Housemartins, released in 1986 on Go! Discs. Tracklist: A1. “Happy Hour” (2:21) A2. “Get Up Off Our Knees” (3:22) A3. “Flag Day” (5:25) A4. “Anxious” (2:19) A5. “Reverends Revenge” (1:27) A6. “Sitting on a Fence” (2:57) B1. “Sheep” (2:17) B2. […]

The Plastic People ‎– Midnight Mouse (1986)

Midnight Mouse is an album by Czech avant-garde/art-rock band the Plastic People, released in 1986 on Dutch RēR-subsidiary Freedonia. Tracklist: 1. “Půlnoční myš” (4:37) 2. “Ruka / Co zde sním a co zde vypiju” (3:05) 3. “Mladý holky” (4:01) 4. “Leze” (2:35) 5. “Podvlíkačky” (5:22) 6. “Vrátí se” (2:38) 7. “Podél zdi a doleva” (4:10) […]

Peter Hammill ‎– Skin (1986)

Skin is the fourteenth solo album by musician/vocalist Peter Hammill, released in 1986 on Virgin/Foundry. Tracklist: A1. “Skin” (4:12) A2. “After the Show” (4:15) A3. “Painting by Numbers” (4:05)* A4. “Shell” (4:10) A5. “All Said and Done” (3:35) B1. “A Perfect Date” (4:10) B2. “Four Pails” (4:24) B3. “Now Lover” (9:45) *7″ b/w “You Hit […]

Outer Limits ‎– A Boy Playing the Magical Bugle Horn (1986)

A Boy Playing the Magical Bugle Horn is the second album by Japanese symphonic-rock band Outer Limits, released in 1986 on Made In Japan Records. Tracklist: 1. “Magical Bugle Horn” (7:21) 2. “The Silent Valley” (4:19) 3. “Tower Over the Clouds” (6:59) 4. “Liris” (3:16) 5. “Out of the Old Castle” (3:31) 6. “Sail and […]

ADX ‎– La Terreur (1986)

Chapitre II – La Terreur is the second album by French metal band ADX, released in 1986 on Sydney. Tracklist: A1. “Les Enfants de L’Ombre” (5:11) A2. “Marquis du Mal” (4:50) A3. “Alesia” (5:56) B1. “La Terreur” (4:19) B2. “Mémoire de L’Eternel” (3:59) B3. “Le Blason de la Honte” (4:22) B4. “Tourmente et Passion” (6:28) Credits: […]

Killing Joke ‎– Brighter Than a Thousand Suns (1986)

Brighter Than a Thousand Suns is the sixth studio album by English art-punk band Killing Joke, released in 1986 on E’G. Tracklist: 1. “Adorations” (4:42) 2. “Sanity” (4:45) 3. “Chessboards” (5:51) 4. “Twilight of the Mortal” (4:14) 5. “Love of the Masses” (4:40) 6. “A Southern Sky” (4:38) 7. “Victory” (7:11) 8. “Wintergardens” (5:24) 9. […]

Christian Vander & Offering ‎– Offering I – II (1986)

Part 1 – Part 2 is the first of three studio albums by Christian Vander’s Offering, released in 1986 as a two-LP set on JARO. In 1988, all four sides were issued on a single CD as Offering I – II by Zeuhl-specialty label Seventh Records. Tracklist: A1. “Offering (Part One)” (7:57) A2. “Earth” (10:29) […]

Luis Alberto Spinetta & Fito Páez ‎– La La La (1986)

La La La is a collaborative album between Argentine musicians Luis Alberto Spinetta and Fito Páez, released in 1986 as a double-LP on EMI. Tracklist: A1. “Folis Verghet” (3:50) A2. “Instan-táneas” (5:20) A3. “Tengo un mono” (4:10) A4. “Retrato de bambis” (2:00) A5. “Asilo en tu corazón” (5:36) B1. “Dejaste ver tu corazón” (5:14) B2. […]

Fricción ‎– Consumación O Consumo (1986)

Consumación O Consumo is the first of two albums by Argentinian coldwave/goth band Fricción, released in 1986 on Interdisc. Tracklist: A1. “Perdiendo El Contacto” (4:13) A2. “Arquitectura Moderna” (3:15) A3. “Autos Sobre mi Cama” (4:20) A4. “Entre Sábanas” (5:30) B1. “A Veces Llamo” (3:57) B2. “Durante la Demolición” (4:03) B3. “Prisión Emocional” (3:56) B4. “Gabinete […]

Megadeth ‎– Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying? (1986)

Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying? is the second album by American thrash-metal band Megadeth, released in 1986 on Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “Wake Up Dead” (3:37) A2. “The Conjuring” (5:00) A3. “Peace Sells” (4:05) A4. “Devils Island” (5:02) B1. “Good Mourning / Black Friday” (6:39) B2. “Bad Omen” (4:03) B3. “I Ain’t Superstitious” (2:42) B4. “My […]

Magnum – Vigilante (1986)

Vigilante is the sixth album by Brummie hard rockers Magnum, released in 1986 on Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “Lonely Night” (3:47) A2. “Need a Lot of Love” (4:47) A3. “Sometime Love” (4:19) A4. “Midnight (You Won’t Be Sleeping)” (4:01) A5. “Red on the Highway” (4:14) B1. “Holy Rider” (5:18) B2. “When the World Comes Down” (5:22) […]

Iron Maiden – Somewhere in Time (1986)

Somewhere in Time is the sixth studio album by English metal band Iron Maiden, released in 1986 on EMI. Tracklist: A1. “Caught Somewhere in Time” (7:22) A2. “Wasted Years” (5:06) A3. “Sea of Madness” (5:42) A4. “Heaven Can Wait” (7:24) B1. “The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner” (6:31) B2. “Stranger in a Strange Land” […]

XTC ‎– Skylarking (1986)

Skylarking is the eighth album by English art-pop band XTC, released in 1986 on Virgin. Tracklist: A1. “Summer’s Cauldron” (3:15) A2. “Grass” (3:08) A3. “The Meeting Place” (3:13) A4. “That’s Really Super, Supergirl” (3:20) A5. “Ballet for a Rainy Day” (2:57) A6. “1000 Umbrellas” (3:36) A7. “Season Cycle” (3:29) B1. “Earn Enough for Us” (2:51) […]

Eric Johnson ‎– Tones (1986)

Tones is the debut solo album by American rock guitarist Eric Johnson, released in 1986 on Reprise. Tracklist: A1. “Soulful Terrain” (4:15) A2. “Friends” (5:35) A3. “Emerald Eyes” (3:22) A4. “Off My Mind” (3:59) A5. “Desert Song” (4:19) B1. “Trail of Tears” (6:02) B2. “Bristol Shore” (6:39) B3. “Zap” (4:42) B4. “Victory” (6:38) Credits: Eric Johnson […]

Elixir ‎– The Son of Odin (1986)

The Son of Odin is the debut album by English metal quintet Elixir, released in 1986 on the band’s eponymous imprint. Tracklist: A1. “The Star of Beshaan” (5:30) A2. “Pandora’s Box” (4:35) A3. “Hold High the Flame” (3:51) A4. “Children of Tomorrow” (4:53) B1. “Trial by Fire” (3:52) B2. “Starflight” (3:55) B3. “Dead Man’s Gold” […]

Patrice Meyer ‎– Dromadaire Viennois (1986)

Dromadaire Viennois is the third album by French guitarist Patrice Meyer, released in 1986 on FMR. Tracklist: The Quartet A1. “Amusante Clémentine” (5:53) A2. “Dromadaire viennois” (5:23) A3. “Rasoir” (8:26) Cinq Bucoliques B1. a. “Les flocons d’avoine” (1:11) B2. b. “La valse lydienne” (5:27) B3. c. “L’école buissonnière” (2:18) B4. d. “La retenue” (2:59) B5. […]

Eider Stellaire ‎– Eider Stellaire (1986)

Eider Stellaire is a mini-album by the namesake French Zeuhl ensemble, self-released in 1986 with the catalog number K 2. The album is the band’s second self-titled release. Tracklist: 1. “Ring” (5:08) 2. “Aretis” (6:15) 3. “Kiowa Rivicre de Lune” (3:28) 4. “Fferyllt” (7:14) 5. “Célébration de l’eau” (5:07) 6. “Retour des champs” (0:34) Credits: […]

Metallica ‎– Master of Puppets (1986)

Master of Puppets is the third album by American thrash-metal band Metallica, released in 1986 on Elektra. Tracklist: A1. “Battery” (5:10) A2. “Master of Puppets” (8:38) A3. “The Thing That Should Not Be” (6:32) A4. “Welcome Home (Sanitarium)” (6:28) B1. “Disposable Heroes” (8:14) B2. “Leper Messiah” (5:38) B3. “Orion” (8:12) B4. “Damage, Inc.” (5:08) Credits: […]

Emerson, Lake & Powell ‎– Emerson, Lake & Powell (1986)

Emerson, Lake & Powell is the singular album by the namesake English symphonic-rock trio, released in 1986 on Polydor. Though technically a one-off project, the album is generally included in the ELP canon. Tracklist: A1. “The Score” (9:10) A2. “Learning to Fly” (3:52) A3. “The Miracle” (7:02) B1. “Touch and Go” (3:35) B2. “Love Blind” […]

Crowded House ‎– Crowded House (1986)

Crowded House is the debut album by the namesake Australasian art-pop/rock trio, produced by Mitchell Froom and released in 1986 on Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “World Where You Live” (3:07) A2. “Now We’re Getting Somewhere” (4:09) A3. “Don’t Dream It’s Over” (4:03) A4. “Mean to Me” (3:15) A5. “Love You ‘Till the Day I Die” (3:31) […]