All About Eve ‎– All About Eve (1988)

All About Eve is the debut album by the namesake English art-pop/folk band, released in 1988 on Mercury. Tracklist: 1. “Flowers in Our Hair” (4:18) 2. “Gypsy Dance” (3:57) 3. “In the Clouds” (3:28) 4. “Martha’s Harbour” (3:07) 5. “Every Angel” (3:56) 6. “Like Emily” (5:16)* 7. “Shelter From the Rain” (5:20) 8. “She Moves […]

Mylene Farmer ‎– Ainsi Soit Je… (1988)

Ainsi Soit Je… is the second album by Francophone electro/art-pop vocalist/performer Mylene Farmer, released in 1988 on Polydor. Tracklist: 1. “L’horloge” (5:03) 2. “Sans contrefaçon” (4:07) 3. “Allan” (4:46) 4. “Pourvu qu’elles soient douces” (4:52) 5. “La ronde triste” (4:13) 6. “Ainsi soit je…” (6:18) 7. “Sans logique” (4:30) 8. “Jardin de Vienne” (5:17) 9. […]

Iconoclasta ‎– Adolescencia Cronica (1988)

Adolescencia Cronica is the fourth album by Mexican symphonic-rock band Iconoclasta, released in 1988 on Phoenix Records. Tracklist: 1. “Vivir Con el Deseo Sin la Esperanza” (6:23) 2. “Es Una Historia” (6:57) 3. “Esquizoide” (5:00) 4. “Mas Alla Que la Cortina Moral” (4:29) 5. “El Alivio gel Climax” (11:01) 6. “Otra Vez en el Camino… […]

Fred Frith ‎– “The Technology of Tears” and Other Music for Dance and Theatre (1988)

“The Technology of Tears” and Other Music for Dance and Theatre is a double-album by English avant-garde musician/composer Fred Frith, released in 1988 on SST/RecRec. Tracklist: The Technology of Tears A1. “Sadness, Its Bones Bleached Behind Us” (13:05) A2. “You Are What You Eat” (7:22) B1. “You Are What You Eat (continued)” (11:39) B2. “The […]

The Style Council ‎– Confessions of a Pop Group (1988)

Confessions of a Pop Group is the fourth full-length studio album by English sophisti-pop combo the Style Council, released in 1988 on Polydor. Tracklist: 1. “It’s a Very Deep Sea” (5:32) 2. “The Story of Someones Shoe” (3:42) 3. “Changing of the Guard” (2:50) 4. “The Little Boy in a Castle” (3:03) 5. “The Gardener […]

King’s X ‎– Out of the Silent Planet (1988)

Out of the Silent Planet is the debut album by Texan hard-rock trio King’s X, released in 1988 on Megaforce/Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “In the New Age” (5:24) A2. “Goldilox” (4:42) A3. “Power of Love” (4:38) A4. “Wonder” (4:12) A5. “Sometimes” (3:42) B1. “King” (3:03) B2. “What Is This” (3:49) B3. “Far, Far Away” (4:17) B4. […]

Marc Almond ‎– The Stars We Are (1988)

The Stars We Are is the fourth solo album by English art-pop vocalist/arranger Marc Almond, released in 1988 on Capitol/Parlophone. Tracklist: 1. “The Stars We Are” (3:44) 2. “These My Dreams Are Yours” (5:28) 3. “Bitter Sweet” (3:20) 4. “Only the Moment” (4:41) 5. “Your Kisses Burn” (4:43) 6. “The Very Last Pearl” (4:45) 7. […]

Courtney Pine ‎– Destiny’s Song + The Image of Pursuance (1988)

Destiny’s Song + The Image of Pursuance is the second album by English post-bop saxophonist Courtney Pine, released in 1988 on Antilles New Directions. Tracklist: A1. “Beyond the Thought of My Last Reckoning” (7:49) A2. “In Pursuance” (6:52) A3. “The Vision” (3:53) A4. “Guardian of the Flame” (2:33) A5. “Round Midnight” (3:28) B1. “Sacrifice” (5:56) […]

Voïvod ‎– Dimension Hatröss (1988)

Dimension Hatröss is the fourth album by Quebecois metal band Voïvod, released in 1988 on Noise/Maze. Tracklist: Prolog A1. “Experiment” (6:10) A2. “Tribal Convictions” (4:52) A3. “Chaosmöngers” (4:39) A4. “Technocratic Manipulators” (4:35) Epilog B1. “Macrosolutions to Megaproblems” (5:33) B2. “Brain Scan” (5:08) B3. “Psychic Vacuum” (3:49) B4. “Cosmic Drama” (4:54) Credits: Denis D’Amour — guitars […]

Kennedy ‎– Kennedy! (1988)

Kennedy! is the second of two albums by the namesake Japanese symphonic/jazz-rock band, recorded live at Osaka’s Sensus Hall and released in 1988 on Monolith Communications. Tracklist: 1. “Twinkling Nasa” (2:56) 2. “Flying Ship Part 1” (5:26) 3. “Tasmanian Devil” (5:31) 4. “Kremlin Dream” (6:01) 5. “Birds of Fire” (6:30) 6. “Birth of Fire” (1:15) […]

Toto ‎– The Seventh One (1988)

The Seventh One is the seventh studio album by American melodic-rock band Toto, released in 1988 on CBS/Columbia. Tracklist: A1. “Pamela” (5:10) A2. “You Got Me” (3:12) A3. “Anna” (4:56) A4. “Stop Loving You” (4:29) A5. “Mushanga” (5:36) A6. “Stay Away” (5:29) B1. “Straight for the Heart” (4:10) B2. “Only the Children” (4:09) B3. “A […]

Scritti Politti ‎– Provision (1988)

Provision is the third full-length album by transatlantic art-pop project Scritti Politti, released in 1988 on Virgin/Warner Bros. Tracklist: 1. “Boom! There She Was” (4:59) 2. “Overnite” (4:44) 3. “First Boy in This Town (Lovesick)” (4:22) 4. “All That We Are” (3:31) 5. “Best Thing Ever” (3:51) 6. “Oh Patti (Don’t Feel Sorry for Loverboy)” (4:21) […]

Coroner ‎– Punishment for Decadence (1988)

Punishment for Decadence is the second album by Swiss metal trio Coroner, released in 1988 on Noise. Tracklist: A1. “Intro” (0:12) A2. “Absorbed” (3:43) A3. “Masked Jackal” (4:46) A4. “Arc-Lite” (3:20) A5. “Skeleton on Your Shoulder” (5:35) B1. “Sudden Fall” (4:50) B2. “Shadow of a Lost Dream” (4:31) B3. “The New Breed” (4:52) B4. “Voyage […]

Uludag ‎– Mau Mau (1988)

Mau Mau is the singular album by German ethno/avant-rock collective Uludag, released in 1988 on Review. Tracklist: A. “Untitled” (19:47) B. “Untitled” (18:49) Credits: Werner Cee — bass, saz, composer, cover design Peter Hollinger — drums, Jew’s harp, objects, composer Sabine Schäfer — keyboards, composer Helmut Bieler-Wendt — violin, baritone violin, composer K.H. Backes — […]

Helloween ‎– Keeper of the Seven Keys – Part II (1988)

Keeper of the Seven Keys – Part II is the third album by German symphonic/metal band Helloween, released in 1988 on Noise/RCA. Tracklist: 1. “Invitation” (1:06) 2. “Eagle Fly Free” (5:08) 3. “You Always Walk Alone” (5:08) 4. “Rise and Fall” (4:20) 5. “Dr. Stein” (5:03) 6. “We Got the Right” (5:07) 7. “Save Us” (5:12)* […]

Paul Roland ‎– Happy Families (1988)

Happy Families is an album by English chamber-folk/psych musician/songwriter Paul Roland, released in 1988 on New Rose. CD reissues of the titled have paired the album with his 1987 EP A Cabinet of Curiosities.   Tracklist: A1. “The Curate of Cheltenham” (3:00) A2. “Joumey to the Pole” (4:00) A3. “Nursery Crimes” (2:05) A4. “Cousin Emilia” […]

The Sun and the Moon ‎– Le Soleil, la Lune (1988)

Le Soleil, la Lune is the singular album by the namesake Mancunian art-pop band The Sun and the Moon, released in 1988 on Geffen. The album title is the French translation of the band name. Tracklist: A1. “The Speed of Life” (4:07) A2. “Death of Imagination” (3:49) A3. “A Matter of Conscience” (5:30) A4. “Peace in […]

The Bible ‎– Eureka (1988)

Eureka is the second album by English sophisti-pop band The Bible, produced by Steve Earle and released in 1988 on Chrysalis. Tracklist: A1. “Skywriting” (4:31) A2. “Honey Be Good” (3:46)* A3. “Skeleton Crew” (2:54) A4. “November Brides” (3:58) A5. “Cigarette Girls” (4:27) B1. “Crystal Palace” (4:08) B2. “The Wishing Game” (3:41) B3. “Red Hollywood” (4:17) […]

Ozric Tentacles ‎– Sliding Gliding Worlds (1988)

Sliding Gliding Worlds is the fifth chronological cassette-only album by English space-rockers Ozric Tentacles, self-released in 1988 as OT 5. Tracklist: 1. “Yaboop Yaboop” (5:28) 2. “Soda Water” (4:11) 3. “The Code for Chickendon” (5:00) 4. “Guzzard” (2:06) 5. “The Dusty Pouch” (4:22) 6. “Sliding and Gliding” (4:54) 7. “Kick Muck” (5:29) 8. “It’s a […]

Vicious Rumors ‎– Digital Dictator (1988)

Digital Dictator is the second album by American speed-metal band Vicious Rumors, released in 1988 on Shrapnel/Roadrunner. Tracklist: A1. “Replicant” (1:04) A2. “Digital Dictator” (3:17) A3. “Minute to Kill” (3:34) A4. “Towns on Fire” (4:23) A5. “Lady Took a Chance” (6:11) B1. “Worlds and Machines” (5:30) B2. “The Crest” (2:56) B3. “R.L.H.” (4:00) B4. “Condemned” […]