Indie sensation Wild Nothing, the solo project of Jack Tatum, first caught our attention late last year, and in the time since then his world has changed tremendously. His debut album Gemini is one of the year's best, and although Tatum's just 22 years old, his LP sounds strikingly similar to the timeless rock of the '80s.

The nostalgia factor is no accident, either. Jack told Complex how much he's influenced by bands like The Smiths and New Order, and we couldn't help but wonder what other records from the decade are on his radar. The Virginia native plays his first headlining show in NYC this weekend, but before that, see where he gets his style from and check out Wild Nothing's 50 Favorite Songs of the '80s...

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