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in a decade that starred Thatcher, Kajagoogoo and AIDS.
But, yes, they were fucking tremendous, and the long list of previous threads on here along the same lines suggests there is DiS agreement.
They were alright but they were almost certainly not the "best thing about the eighties". Frankly the best thing about the eighties is the fact taht is was the best deade for music (my own opinion but that's what we're here for). Talk Talk were good - even very good but the real exceptional stuff would be found in great unforgotten bands like the Chameleons and The Sound.
The Blue Nile
no. They only made two full on, incredible, 10/10 albums, and one of those (Laughing Stock) was from the Nineties, like...
If you replace 'The Best Thing About' with 'Definitely Made At Least One Of The Greatest Albums Of', then you might be onto something.
For the record, the correct answer is Cheers.