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Joy Division is completely atmospheric and dense in their music, with some seriously haunting lyrics by Ian Curtis.
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - "From Her To Eternity", "Let Love In", and "Henry's Dream".
Bauhaus is more than just a goth band. "Terror Couple Kill Colonel" is brilliant, even as it is Ripped from the Headlines. "God In An Alcove" is very ethereal without going too new age-y, and "Spirit" (single version) definitely counts as a CMOA.
"Bela Lugosi's Dead" is not just a goth masterpiece, but also a dub masterpiece.