WLIR Top 200 Songs of All-Time (1988)

1. Alphaville - Forever Young

2. U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love)

3. Depeche Mode - A Question of Lust

4. The Smiths - How Soon is Now?

5. Modern English - I Melt with You

6. The Cure - Just Like Heaven

7. New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

8. U2 - Bad

9. Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough

10. Erasure - Oh L'Amour

11. U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

12. Depeche Mode - Blasphemous Rumours

13. The B-52's - Rock Lobster

14. New Order - Blue Monday

15. U2 - I Will Follow

16. The Sex Pistols - Anarchy in the UK

17. Ministry - Everyday is Halloween

18. XTC - Dear God

19. U2 - New Year's Day

20. The Cure - Why Can't I Be You?

21. The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary

22. Depeche Mode - Strangelove

23. The Police - Roxanne

24. Yaz - Only You

25. Talk Talk - It's My Life

26. The Cure - Boys Don't Cry

27. The Smiths - Bigmouth Strikes Again

28. Depeche Mode - People are People

29. Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead

30. Soft Cell - Tainted Love

31. Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

32. When in Rome - The Promise

33. The Smiths - This Charming Man

34. The Cure - Let's Go to Bed

35. The Sex Pistols - God Save the Queen

36. Depeche Mode - Shake the Disease

37. Killing Joke - Eighties

38. The Cure - In Between Days

39. U2 - With or Without You

40. The Clash - Should I Stay or Should I Go?

41. New Order - Shellshock

42. Public Image Ltd. - Rise

43. The Smiths - There is a Light That Never Goes Out

44. Flesh for Lulu - I Go Crazy

45. Echo & the Bunnymen - Lips Like Sugar

46. Big Audio Dynamite = E=MC2

47. The Cure - Close to Me

48. The Ramones - I Wanna Be Sedated

49. Talking Heads - Burning Down the House

50. Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls

51. U2 - Gloria

52. New Order - True Faith

53. Time Zone - World Destruction

54. OMD - If You Leave

55. Heaven 17 - Let Me Go

56. INXS - Need You Tonight

57. The Smiths - Girlfriend in a Coma

58. Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)

59. Depeche Mode - Route 66

60. The Cure - Hot! Hot! Hot!

61. Yaz - Situation

62. UB40 - Red Red Wine

63. The Clash - London Calling

64. Love and Rockets - Ball of Confusion

65. Billy Idol - White Wedding

66. U2 - The Sweetest Thing

67. Depeche Mode - Stripped

68. Stephen 'Tin Tin' Duffy - Kiss Me

69. Thrashing Doves - Jesus on the Payroll

70. The Romantics - What I Like About You

71. The Cure - The Lovecats

72. Depeche Mode - But Not Tonight

73. U2 - Two Hearts Beat As One

74. The Cult - Rain

75. New Order - Temptation

76. Cult Hero - I Dig You

77. INXS - Original Sin

78. Public Image Ltd. - This is Not a Love Song

79. New Order - The Perfect Kiss

80. Pet Shop Boys - Always on My Mind

81. The Cure - A Night Like This

82. U2 - The Unforgettable Fire

83. Camouflage - The Great Commandment

84. The Replacements - Alex Chilton

85. Depeche Mode - Master and Servant

86. The Smiths - Panic

87. Yaz - Don't Go

88. Peter Gabriel - Shock the Monkey

89. Public Image Ltd. - The Body

90. The Clash - Rock the Casbah

91. The B-52's - Private Idaho

92. Psychedelic Furs - Heartbeat

93. Depeche Mode - A Question of Time

94. Soft Cell - Say Hello, Wave Goodbye

95. Shona Laing - Glad I'm Not a Kennedy

96. U2 - Out of Control

97. The Cure - One More Time

98. OMD - Enola Gay

99. The Police - Every Breath You Take

100. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax

101. The Ramones - Rock n' Roll High School

102. Depeche Mode - Behind the Wheel

103. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Cities in Dust

104. Squeeze - Black Coffee in Bed

105. Bow Wow Wow - I Want Candy

106. The The - Uncertain Smile

107. INXS - The One Thing

108. New Order - 1963

109. Faith No More - we Care a Lot

110. Gene Loves Jezebel - Desire

111. R.E.M. - It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

112. Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime

113. David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust

114. Psychedelic Furs - Heartbreak Beat

115. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Pump It Up

116. Simple Minds - Alive and Kicking

117. Public Image Ltd. - Seattle

118. The Smiths - Shoplifters of the World Unite

119. The Cure - Push

120. Q-Feel - Dancing in Heaven

121. Peter Gabriel - In Your Eyes

122. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Slowdive

123. Depeche Mode - Never Let Me Down Again

124. The Clash - I Fought the Law

125. The Alarm - 68 Guns

126. The Cure - Catch

127. B-Movie - Nowhere Girl

128. Squeeze - Tempted

129. Echo & the Bunnymen - Bedbugs and Ballyhoo

130. The Police - Don't Stand (So Close to Me)

131. New Order - Subculture

132. The Clash - This is Radio Clash

133. Kim Wilde - Kids in America

134. Depeche Mode - Black Celebration

135. Talking Heads - Psycho Killer

136. New Order - Thieves Like Us

137. Echo & the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon

138. Peter Godwin - Images of Heaven

139. The Smiths - Ask

140. Berlin - Sex (I'm a...)

141. U2 - A Celebration

142. Billy Idol - Dancing with Myself

143. Psychedelic Furs - Pretty in Pink

144. Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

145. Billy Bragg - A New England

146. The Clash - Train in Vain

147. Elvis Costello - Alison

148. Simple Minds - Love Song

149. New Order - Love Vigilantes

150. The Ramones - She's a Sensation

151. Doctor and the Medics - Spirit in the Sky

152. OMD - Tesla Girls

153. Violent Femmes - Blister in the Sun

154. Haircut 100 - Favourite Shirts

155. Big Audio Dynamite - The Bottom Line

156. APB - Summer Love

157. Depeche Mode - Fly on the Windscreen

158. General Public - Tenderness

159. Dominatrix - The Dominatrix Sleeps Tonight

160. Squeeze - Pulling Mussels (From a Shell)

161. Talking Heads - Take Me to the River

162. Echo & the Bunnyment - Do It Clean

163. INXS - Listen Like Thieves

164. Yaz - State Farm

165. U2 - Seconds

166. Pet shop Boys - It's a Sin

167. The Cure - Perfect Girl

168. The Ramones - Rockaway Beach

169. Giorgio Moroder and Philip Oakey - Electric Dreams

170. Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

171. The Clash - The Magnificent Seven

172. Billy Idol - Rebel Yell

173. Malcolm McLaren - Madame Butterfly

174. Lederknacken - Amok

175. Howard Jones - What Is Love

176. Big Audio Dynamite - Medicine Show

177. Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio

178. INXS - Burn for You

179. Roxy Music - Avalon

180. Public Image Ltd. - Public Image

181. Duran Duran - Girls on Film

182. Madness - One Step Beyond

183. Devo - Whip It

184. Elvis Costello - Watching the Detectives

185. Ministry - Revenge

186. The Jam - A Town Called Malice

187. U2 - A Sort of Homecoming

188. Echo & the Bunnymen - Bring on the Dancing Horses

189. Intaferon - Get Out of London

190. The cramps - Goo Goo Muck

191. David Bowie - Changes

192. INXS - I Send a Message

193. The Normal - Warm Leatherette

194. Howard Jones - Things Can Only Get Better

195. Men Without Hats - Safety Dance

196. Talking Heads - This Must Be the Place

197. Berlin - The Metro

198. Pet Shop Boys - Suburbia

199. Shriekback - Nemesis

200. Plastic Bertrand - Ca Plane Pour Moi

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31. Incubus
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33. New Order
34. Oasis
35. Tool
36. Bad Religion
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38. Queens of the Stone Age
39. Coldplay
40. System of a Down
41. Modest Mouse
42. blink-182
43. Morrissey
44. No Doubt
45. Rancid
46. Cake
47. Death Cab For Cutie
48. 311
49. Jimmy Eat World
50. Fall Out Boy
51. The Shins
52. Blur
53. Garbage
54. Bush
55. My Chemical Romance
56. Korn
57. The Police
58. Arcade Fire
59. Papa Roach
60. Gorillaz
61. Live
62. Sonic Youth
63. Cypress Hill
64. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
65. The Sex Pistols
66. Violent Femmes
67. R.E.M
68. Staind
69. Postal Service
70. Evanesence
71. Hole
72. Iggy Pop
73. Chemical Brothers
74. Muse
75. Bloc Party
76. David Bowie
77. Interpol
78. Prodigy
79. The Breeders
80. Fatboy Slim
81. Panic! at the Disco
82. Metallica
83. Franz Ferdinand
84. INXS
85. Audioslave
86. Bjork
87. Everclear
88. Talking Heads
89. A Perfect Circle
90. Moby
91. Elvis Costello
92. Pennywise
93. PJ Harvey
94. Lenny Kravitz
95. The Verve
96. Flaming Lips
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98. Echo and the Bunnymen
99. Daft Punk
100. Wolfmother
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