Glasgow in the Eighties: 14 of the all-time best Glasgow albums of the 1980s

These are some of the best albums made by Glasgow bands during the eighties

The eighties was a great time to be discovering new music in Glasgow as many new bands appeared on the scene and played at some memorable venues in the city.

On the cusp of the decade, independent Glasgow label Postcard Records were founded by Alan Horne which had the motto of being "The Sound of Young Scotland" An honourable mention on this list has to go to East Kilbride bands Aztec Camera and The Jesus and Mary Chain who released exceptional albums during the decade. High Land, Hard Rain and Psychocandy are two of the greatest Scottish albums of all time.

Sadly, going to gigs in Glasgow sadly changed during the middle of the decade as the Glasgow Apollo closed their doors in June 1985 with the building on Renfield Street being demolished two years later following a fire.

Here is a look at some of the best albums which Glasgow produced during the 1980s

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