March 1982 and 1987 were ridiculous...probably two of the best months of the '80s in terms of new albums. Observe...
From March 1982:
Asia - Heat Of The Moment (from the album Asia)
Scorpions - Blackout (from Blackout)
Iron Maiden - Invaders (from The Number Of The Beast)
The Fall - Just Step S'ways (from Hex Enduction Hour)
Richard & Linda Thompson - Man In Need (from Shoot Out The Lights)
Talking Heads - New Feeling (from The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads)
The Fun Boy Three - T'aint What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It) (from Fun Boy Three)
Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance (from Rhythm Of Youth)
Thomas Dolby - Europa And The Pirate Twins (from The Golden Age Of Wireless)
Spandau Ballet - She Loved Like Diamond (from Diamond)
The Church - To Be in Your Eyes (from The Blurred Crusade)
The Jam - Ghosts (from The Gift)
Rick Springfield - I Get Excited (from Success Hasn’t Spoiled Me Yet)
They Might Be Giants - For Science (not from March 1982 or 1987, but by request for Hollis!)
Visage - Move Up (from The Anvil)
The (English) Beat - Click Click (also not from March 1982 or 1987, but also for Hollis, who is exploring '80s music and needs to be fully supported!)
Laura Branigan - Gloria (from Branigan)
And from March 1987:
Night Ranger - I Know Tonight (from Big Life)
Level 42 - Running In The Family (from Running In The Family)
Exposé - Point Of No Return (from Exposure)
Oingo Boingo - Not My Slave (from BOI-NGO)
Anthrax - Imitation Of Life (from Among The Living)
U2 - In God's Country (from The Joshua Tree )
Bryan Adams - Hearts On Fire (from Into The Fire)
Boogie Down Productions - The Bridge Is Over (from Criminal Minded)
Butthole Surfers - Graveyard (from Locust Abortion Technician)
Erasure - Leave Me To Bleed (from The Circus)
Prince - Starfish And Coffee (from Sign O' The Times)
The Thompson Twins - Long Goodbye (from Close To The Bone)
See? I wasn't kidding! I can't even tell which year wins this time.
'80s HADES Word Of The Day
sumpsimus (SUHMP-suh-muhs) n.
1) Adherence to or persistence in using a strictly correct term, holding to a precise practice, etc., as a rejection of an erroneous but more common form (opposed to mumpsimus, which is adherence to or persistence in an erroneous use of language, memorization, practice, belief, etc., out of habit or obstinacy).
2) A person who is obstinate or zealous about such strict correctness (opposed to mumpsimus, which is a person who persists in a mistaken expression or practice).