80's Rewind

80's Rewind

A throwback collection brimming with pop, rock, punk and some oh-so synthy goodness, enjoy three surprise albums from artists including Tears for Fears and Steve Winwood

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What will I be listening to?

Your box will include three albums from our current collection of six albums:

Billy Idol
Rebel Yell

Back in the High Life
Steve Winwood

The Sensual World
Kate Bush

Behind The Sun
Eric Clapton


Blood and Chocolate
Elvis Costello

Remain In Light
Talking Heads

Like a Virgin

What's in the box?

2x or 3x surprise albums

Each VinylBox contains carefully selected albums; a headliner, a household name and a hidden gem. (Don’t worry, before we ship, you can take a peek and veto an album or two.)

2x Exclusive Art Cards

Partnering with the EMI Archive Trust, each VinylBox contains two beautiful art cards, depicting moments from music history.

1x VinylBox sleeve note

Our beautiful sleeve notes produced in collaboration Universal Music’s uDiscover team offer stories into some of music’s most fascinating movements, artists and albums.

About this collection

Introducing 80's Rewind

After the sombre austerity of the punk and post-punk styles of the late 70s, British pop brightened up and became positively kaleidoscopic in the 1980s when an incredibly varied range of artists emerged. The decade saw everything from pop bands and guitar-led groups to soulful sounds and stadium rock, and of course, a whole lotta synthesiser.
Picture of VinylBox curator Daryl Easlea


Daryl Easlea

Daryl is a writer, DJ and A&R consultant whose words have appeared in Record Collector, Mojo, Prog, the Guardian and Uncut. His books include Everybody Dance: Chic and the Politics of Disco and Without Frontiers: The Life and Music of Peter Gabriel. He is the co-editor and contributor to The Supreme Record Company: The Story of Decca Records 1929-2019.


"I received my box today and was completely thrilled! Such a great selection, love the quality of the information included in the box and the postcards are a great touch. Have already recommend to friends!"

Ida Weatherall

"Good selection of vinyl, all new and packaged well. The art cards received are nice doubling up as post cards on the back. Value for money is tip top too and would recommend as a means of finding new music and broadening your collection."

Dan Robinson

"So happy with everything. I ordered one of the collections as a gift and it all went swimmingly. The delivery was as promised and the surprise of the actual records was such fun. My friend loved them! What a great idea for a gift."

Caroyln Soper