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The Kickabout with Johnny Vaughan 11am - 1pm
Let's take a look back at the year of Violator, Pills 'N' Thrills & Bellyaches and Some Friendly.
Guy Chadwick's combo released their second album (eponymous, like their first), which featured Shine On, The Beatles And The Stones and I Don't Know Why I Love You.
The fondly-remembered band released their debut, which included Here's Where The Story Ends and the all-time favourite Can't Be Sure.
Jim Bob and Fruitbat's debut album included Sheriff Fatman and the punning Twenty Four Minutes From Tulse Hill.
The Basildon electro-pop heroes released their seventh album, featuring Enjoy The Silence, Personal Jesus and World In My Eyes.
The duo issued their second album, which saw them embrace rave culture and featured the singles Hello, Your Love Takes Me Higher and The Sun Rising.
Our very own Clint Boon released his debut album, which included the singles She Comes In The Fall and This Is How It Feels.
The hugely-influential rap collective released their third studio album, which featured 911 Is A Joke and Fight The Power.
Manchester's favourite sons released their third album, which included Come Home and How Was It For You. The album was reissued the following year with the classic Sit Down added.
The alt rock legends issued their sixth album, which included Dirty Boots, Cool Thing and spawned a million fashion t-shirts.
The much-loved Scottish sunshine-pop band released their debut album, which included Everything Flows.
The Boston band released their third full length album, which included the singles Velouria and Dig For Fire.
The sixth album from the ethereal rock trio featured the hit Iceblink Luck.
The hugely-influential band from Liverpool released their first - and, to date, only studio album. It contained the classic There She Goes and the singles Timeless Melody and Feelin'.
Tim Burgess released his debut album, which featured the single Then and the live favourite Sproston Green. Later editions included the dancefloor hit The Only One I Know.
The incredibly popular shoegaze band released their debut album, which included Vapour Trail and Dreams Burn Down.
Shaun Ryder, Bez and co released their third album, which featured Step On, Kinky Afro and Loose Fit. Baggy had arrived!
Robert Smith's merry men jumped on the dance bandwagon with this album of remixes, which bore a hit in the baggied-up version of the classic Close To Me.
The cult band from Manchester issued their debut album, which featured Get Better, Big and Fishes Eyes.