Gary Numan's 1980 hit CARS has topped a new US poll of new wave tunes.

As the genre makes a comeback with the likes of The Killers, FRANZ FERDINAND and The Bravery, US magazine Blender has compiled a list of the ultimate hits.

The new top 40 features largely 1980s hits from the likes of Madonna, A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS, ABC and Duran Duran.

The top 10 is:

1. CARS - GARY NUMAN

2. 52 GIRLS - B-52'S

3. WHEN YOU WERE MINE - PRINCE

4. DON'T YOU WANT ME - HUMAN LEAGUE

5. LOVE WILL TEAR US APART - JOY DIVISION

6. HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF - DURAN DURAN

7. PRETTY IN PINK - THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS

8. OPPORTUNITIES (LET'S MAKE LOTS OF MONEY) - Pet Shop Boys

9. GOOD TIMES ROLL - THE CARS

10. JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH - DEPECHE MODE.

28/06/2005 02:55