英誌NMEが80年代の名曲ベスト100を発表しています。スタジアム・ロックからヒップホップまで、当時を代表する名曲ぞろい!

1位はご存じNew Orderの「Blue Monday」。New Orderは、トップ10内に「 Bizarre Love Triangle」と2曲がランクイン。Michael Jacksonが18位だったり、“イギリス”なランキングではありますが、とても興味深いです。今年の夏フェスは、New OrderがSUMMER SONIC、The SpecialsがFUJI ROCK FESTIVALで来日を果たし、30年の月を経て色褪せない名曲が甦えるかも? 感慨深い! 

それでは1~10位、そして100位までをチェックしてみましょう。

1. Blue Monday / New Order (1983)

2. Love Will Tear Us Apart / Joy Division (1980)

3. How Soon Is Now / The Smiths (1984)

4. Once In A Lifetime / Talking Heads (1980)

5. Ghost Town / The Specials (1981)

6. When Doves Cry / Prince (1984)

7. Buffalo Stance / Neneh Cherry (1988)

8. In Between Days / The Cure (1985)

9. Bizarre Love Triangle / New Order (1986)

10. Paid In Full / Rakim (1987)

11. Love Action (I Believe In Love) / Human League (1981)
12. Fools Gold / The Stone Roses (1989)
13. April Skies / The Jesus And Mary Chain (1987)
14. This Charming Ma / The Smiths (1983)
15. It’s A Sin / Pet Shop Boys (1987)
16. Debaser / Pixies (1989)
17. Livin’ On A Prayer / Bon Jovi (1986)
18. Billie Jean / Michael Jackson (1982)
19. Atmosphere / Joy Division (1980)
20. Push It / Salt N’ Pepa (1987)

21. Song To The Siren / This Mortal Coil (1983)
22. Freak Scene / Dinosaur Jr (1988)
23. The Mercy Seat / Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds (1988)
24. Just Like Honey / The Jesus And Mary Chain (1985)
25. Don’t Believe The Hype / Public Enemy (1988)
26. Ashes To Ashes / David Bowie (1980)
27. Fairytale Of New York / The Pogues (1987)
28. Birthday / Sugarcubes (1987)
29. That’s Entertainment / The Jam (1980)
30. What Have I Done To Deserve This? / Pet Shop Boys (1987)

31. Temptation / New Order (1982)
32. Made Of Stone / The Stone Roses (1989)
33. Like A Prayer / Madonna (1989)
34. There Is A Light That Never Goes Out / The Smiths (1986)
35. Straight Outta Compton / NWA (1988)
36. The One I Love / Various Artists (1987)
37. Back In Black / AC/DC (1980)
38. Walk This Way / Run DMC (1986)
39. The Killing Moon / Echo And The Bunnymen (1984)
40. Hallelujah / Happy Mondays (1989)

41. Come On Eileen / Dexys Midnight Runners (1982)
42. Word Up / Cameo (1986)
43. Hounds Of Love / Kate Bush (1985)
44. Everyday Is Like Sunday / Morrissey (1988)
45. The Boys Of Summer / Don Henley (1984)
46. Monkey Gone To Heaven / Pixies (1989)
47. Pull Up To The Bumper / Grace Jones (1981)
48. Sign ‘O’ The Times / Prince (1987)
49. You Made Me Realise / My Bloody Valentine (1988)
50. Pump Up The Volume / MARRS (1987)

51. Going Underground / The Jam (1980)
52. The River / Bruce Springsteen (1981)
53. Just Like Heaven / The Cure (1987)
54. Two Tribes / Frankie Goes To Hollywood (1984)
55. Pacific State / 808 State (1989)
56. Back To Life / Soul II Soul (1989)
57. Pretty In Pink / Psychedelic Furs (1981)
58. Beat Dis / Bomb The Bass (1988)
59. Run To The Hills / Iron Maiden (1982)
60. Sweet Child O’ Mine / Guns N’ Roses (1988)

61. The Whole Of The Moon / The Waterboys (1985)
62. Can’t Be Sure / Sundays (1989)
63. Never Let Me Down Again / Depeche Mode (1987)
64. About A Girl / Nirvana (1989)
65. White Lines (Don’t Don’t Do It) / Melle Mel (1983)
66. With Or Without You / U2 (1987)
67. Rio / Duran Duran (1982)
68. Teen Age Riot / Sonic Youth (1988)
69. Master Of Puppets / Metallica (1986)
70. Road To Nowhere / Talking Heads (1985)

71. Under Pressure / Queen & David Bowie (1981)
72. Rock The Casbah / The Clash (1982)
73. Hit The North / The Fall (1987)
74. Rip It Up / Orange Juice (1982)
75. Too Drunk To Fuck / Dead Kennedys (1981)
76. Don’t You (Forget About Me) / Simple Minds (1985)
77. The Magic Number / De La Soul (1989)
78. We Care A Lot / Faith No More (1985)
79. Time After Time / Cyndi Lauper (1984)
80. Theme From S’Express / S’Express (1988)

81. Jump / Van Halen (1984)
82. She Bangs The Drums / The Stone Roses (1989)
83. Sit Down / James (1989)
84. Tainted Love / Soft Cell (1981)
85. Teardrops / Womack & Womack (1988)
86. House Of Fun / Madness (1982)
87. Atomic / Blondie (1980)
88. Atlantic City / Bruce Springsteen (1982)
89. French Kiss / Lil Louis (1989)
90. Velocity Girl / Primal Scream (1986)

91. Need You Tonight / INXS (1987)
92. Everywhere / Fleetwood Mac (1988)
93. Should I Stay Or Should I Go / The Clash (1982)
94. Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now / Starship (1987)
95. Shipbuilding / Elvis Costello (1985)
96. Enola Gay / OMD (1980)
97. Where Is My Mind? / Pixies (1988)
98. You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) / Dead Or Alive (1984)
99. Straight To Hell / The Clash (1982)
100. GRACELAND / Paul Simon (1986)

Text by:Mio Yamada