mostly '80s

Much of the music below (and oh so many other late-'70s, '80s songs that could be added) remind me of cleaning the kitchen after school on Fridays to get money for the weekend. Maybe it will be my new cleaning mix.

Madame Butterfly - Malcolm McLaren (watch video)
Goodbye Horses - Q Lazzarus (watch video)
Dreaming of Me - Depeche Mode
(watch video)
Mandika - Sinead O'Connor (watch video)
Cough/Cool - The Misfits
M - The Cure
(Everyday Is) Halloween - Ministry
Headhunter, Vol. 1.0 - Front 242
(watch video)
Slowdive - Siouxsie & The Banshees (watch video)
Mind Your Business - Delta 5
Lucky Number - Lena Lovich (watch video)
Give Me Back My Man - The B-52's
Sister Europe - The Psychedelic Furs (watch video)
Rainy Season - Howard Devoto (watch video)
Well I Wonder - The Smiths

And for hardcore grime:
N.W.O. - Ministry


  1. Great post - fantastic group of songs. Siouxsie, Lena, the Psych Furs and B-52's were the music I listened to puring over the books in HS and University. Thanks for the flahsback

  2. Cool songs..Brings back some good times..

    Small problem..The Psych Furs song won't download all the way..After many attempts you just get about 68k & that's it..Sorry..
    But,thanks for the songs..
    Keep up the good work..Cool site.. :)

  3. Aww, i will fix that! Thanks for the heads up and the kind comments!

  4. can never go wrong with the cure and the smiths, with a little depeche mode sprinkled in for good measure