Editors’ Notes Before there was alternative, there was college rock. In the early '80s, localized punk and New Wave scenes developed into a cross-country underground network. The movement was powered by venues, zines, crash pads, and most importantly, college radio stations. Turning naïve freshmen into hip music fans with eclectic tastes, these stations laid the groundwork for the decade's most exciting artists.

SONG
ALBUM
Radio Free Europe
4:04
 
Where Is My Mind?
3:54
 
Bastards of Young
3:38
 
Take the Skinheads Bowling
2:32
 
The Killing Moon
5:46
 
Birdhouse In Your Soul
3:18
 
Age of Consent
5:15
 
Heaven or Las Vegas
4:58
 
Teen Age Riot
6:58
 
Senses Working Overtime
4:50
 
Makes No Sense At All
2:46
 
There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
4:04
 
Freak Scene
Bug
3:36
 
Waiting Room
2:53
 
There She Goes (2 Meter Session)
2:28
 
Birthday
3:59
 
This Is Not a Love Song
4:12
 
Johny Hit and Run Paulene
2:50
 
Just Like Honey
3:02
 
Read About It
3:52
 
Don't Change
4:26
 
Ball of Confusion (USA Mix)
6:16
 
Yertle the Turtle
3:38
 
Tugboat
3:54
 
When Love Breaks Down (Remastered)
4:06
 
Punk Rock Girl
2:38
 
Deanna [2010 Remastered Edition]
3:45
 
Fairytale of New York (feat. Kirsty MacColl)
4:32
 
3:17
 
That’s When I Reach for My Revolver
3:53
 
Tell Me When It's Over
3:32
 
Happy Hour
2:23
 
3:27
 
Cartoon
3:52
 
Plateau
Ii
2:22
 
Another Nail In My Heart
2:56
 
Master and Servant
4:12
 
Only a Memory
3:43
 
Shine On (Band Demo)
4:01
 
Like the Weather
3:56
 
I Will Dare
3:18
 
Elephant Stone
4:49
 
Soft As Snow (But Warm Inside)
2:21
 
Song to the Siren
3:31
 
Oblivious
3:12
 
See a Little Light
3:32
 
Driver 8
3:23
 
I Would for You (Live)
3:52
 
Happiness Is a Warm Gun
Pod
2:46
 
Cruiser's Creek (Single Version Remastered)
6:07
 
3:05
 
Like Wow-Wipeout!
3:11
 
Tally Ho
2:41
 
I Love a Man In Uniform
4:07
 
Gone Daddy Gone
3:06
 
Requiem
3:45
 
Falling and Laughing
3:51
 
Girlfriend
3:40
 
Going Underground
2:54
 
Bizarre Love Triangle
4:21
 
Kidney Bingos
4:12
 
Counting Backwards
3:15
 
Party At Ground Zero
6:30
 
Gouge Away
2:45
 
Academy Fight Song
3:09
 
Perfect Skin (Demo)
3:19
 
If I Can't Change Your Mind
3:18
 
Cuts You Up
5:27
 
The One Thing
3:25
 
Schizophrenia
4:38
 
Kiss Me On the Bus
2:54
 
Mayor of Simpleton
3:58
 
Pink Frost
4:01
 
Bonny (Remastered)
3:46
 
Repulsion
3:04
 
Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
3:36
 
The Weeping Song (2010 Remastered Version)
4:25
 
Love My Way
3:32
 
The Hanging Garden
4:34
 
3:23
 
Under the Milky Way
4:57
 
Dirty Old Town
3:45
 
Mandinka
3:47
 
I Apologize
3:37
 
Head Full of Steam
3:36
 
(Don't Go Back To) Rockville
4:33
 
Everyday Is Like Halloween
6:26
 
This Is the Day
4:57
 
The Back of Love
3:13
 
Up on the Sun
4:04
 
Happy When It Rains
3:36
 
Lorelei
3:43
 
World Shut Your Mouth
3:34
 
Let's Go
2:39
 
The Host of Seraphim (Remastered)
6:18
 
Litany (Life Goes On)
2X4
3:42
 
This Corrosion (2018 Remastered Version)
10:17
 

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