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The Results Are In!

Thanks to everyone who voted. I know that you've all been anxious to see the results of the poll - well here they are!

First the top 20 artists:

MOST POPULAR ARTISTS (TOP 20)
1:Peter Gabriel(12.2%)
2:The Art of Noise(10.5%)
3:Tears For Fears(8.8%)
4:Kate Bush(8.4%)
5:Jan Hammer(6.3%)
6:Frankie Goes To Hollywood(5.9%)
7:Thomas Dolby(4.4%)
8:Arcadia(4.2%)
9:Duran Duran(4.0%)
10:Jean-Michel Jarre(4.0%)
11:Pet Shop Boys(3.4%)
12:Yes(3.4%)
13:Yello(2.5%)
14:Jane Child(2.3%)
15:Howard Jones(1.9%)
16:Mike Oldfield(1.9%)
17:Propaganda(1.9%)
18:Scritti Politti(1.9%)
19:Icehouse(0.8%)
20:Nik Kershaw(0.8%)

Not so surprising to anyone who lived through the 1980s!

And here are the songs themselves:

MOST POPULAR SONGS
1:Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill(6.9%)
2:Tears For Fears - Shout(6.1%)
3:The Art of Noise - Moments In Love(6.1%)
4:Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax(5.1%)
5:Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme(4.0%)
6:Duran Duran - View To A Kill(3.4%)
7:Peter Gabriel - San Jacinto(3.2%)
8:Peter Gabriel - Shock The Monkey(2.9%)
9:Jean-Michel Jarre - Zoolookologie(2.7%)
10:Thomas Dolby - Hyperactive(2.7%)
11:Yes - Owner of a Lonely Heart(2.7%)
12:Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World(2.5%)
13:Jan Hammer - Crockett's Theme(2.3%)
14:Jane Child - I Don't Want to Fall in Love(2.3%)
15:Pet Shop Boys - Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)(2.3%)
16:The Art of Noise - Close To The Edit(2.3%)
17:Peter Gabriel - Rhythm Of The Heat(2.1%)
18:Arcadia - Election Day(1.9%)
19:Propaganda - P-Machineri(1.9%)
20:Howard Jones - Things Can Only Get Better(1.7%)
21:Peter Gabriel - Mercy Street(1.7%)
22:Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer(1.7%)
23:Scritti Politti - Perfect Way(1.7%)
24:Yello - Oh Yeah(1.7%)
25:Jean-Michel Jarre - Ethnicolor 1(1.3%)
26:Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me with Science(1.3%)
27:Kate Bush - Cloudbusting(1.1%)
28:Mike Oldfield - Foreign Affair(1.1%)
29:The Art of Noise - BeatBox(1.1%)
30:The Art of Noise - Paranoimia(1.1%)
31:Mike Oldfield - Crisis(0.8%)
32:Pet Shop Boys - Suburbia(0.8%)
33:Arcadia - El Diablo(0.6%)
34:Arcadia - Rose Arcana(0.6%)
35:Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Welcome To The Pleasure Dome(0.6%)
36:Peter Gabriel - Lay Your Hands On Me(0.6%)
37:Steve Winwood - Higher Love(0.6%)
38:Yes - Leave It(0.6%)
39:ABC - Millionaire(0.4%)
40:Arcadia - Keep Me In The Dark(0.4%)
41:Arcadia - The Flame(0.4%)
42:Daniel Balavoine - Tous les cris les SOS(0.4%)
43:Duran Duran - The Reflex(0.4%)
44:Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies(0.4%)
45:George Michael - Careless Whispers(0.4%)
46:Godley and Creme - Cry(0.4%)
47:Icehouse - Mr Big(0.4%)
48:Icehouse - No Promises(0.4%)
49:Kate Bush - Experiment IV(0.4%)
50:Michael Jackson - Thriller(0.4%)
51:Nik Kershaw - Radio Musicola(0.4%)
52:OMD - Crush(0.4%)
53:Prefab Sprout - Apetite(0.4%)
54:Public Image Ltd - Rise(0.4%)
55:Robbie Neville - C'est La Vie(0.4%)
56:U2 - The Unforgettable Fire(0.4%)
57:Wang Chung - Lets Go(0.4%)
58:Yello - Angel No(0.4%)
59:ZZ Top - Sleeping Bag(0.4%)
60:Alain Souchon - La ballade de Jim(0.2%)
61:Arcadia - The Promise(0.2%)
62:Bernard Lavillier - Noir et Blanc(0.2%)
63:Corey Hart - Boy in the Box(0.2%)
64:Duran Duran - Tiger Tiger(0.2%)
65:EBN-OZN - AEIOU (and Sometimes Y)(0.2%)
66:Etienne Daho - Tombé pour la France(0.2%)
67:Fiorella Mannoia - Le Canzoni(0.2%)
68:Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Lunar Bay(0.2%)
69:Howard Jones - Dream Into Action(0.2%)
70:Kids in the Kitchen - Cynical(0.2%)
71:Matia Bazar - Dieci Piccoli Indiani(0.2%)
72:Matia Bazar - Fiumi di Parole(0.2%)
73:Nik Kershaw - Cowboys and Indians(0.2%)
74:Nik Kershaw - Running Scared(0.2%)
75:Pet Shop Boys - I'm not scared(0.2%)
76:Pete Bardens - In Dreams(0.2%)
77:Prefab sprout - Bonnie(0.2%)
78:Scritti Politti - Absolute(0.2%)
79:Shriekback - His Big Hush(0.2%)
80:SPK - Junk Funk(0.2%)
81:Tangerine Dream - Dolls In The Shadow(0.2%)
82:Tasmin Archer - Arianne(0.2%)
83:Tasmin Archer - Lords of the New Church(0.2%)
84:Tears For Fears - Mothers Talk(0.2%)
85:The Blue Nile - The Downtown Lights(0.2%)
86:The Cars - Heartbeat City(0.2%)
87:Thomas Dolby - Cruel(0.2%)
88:Thomas Dolby - Screenkisses(0.2%)
89:Wally Badarou - Echoes(0.2%)
90:Whodini - Funky Beat(0.2%)
91:Yello - The Race(0.2%)
92:Yello - Tied Up(0.2%)

I'm sure that you know most of the songs!

Stay tuned for the individual results, which will determine who voted for the top songs.




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