Books & Music Best Song from the 80's?

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  1. So, what do you all think? Lately I have been listening to some good ole' 80's music and I have actually missed it!! What are some of your favorite 80's songs?? :love:

    For some reason I love the song "I Just Died in Your Arms Tonight" and "Whip It". Ha! So many more!!
  2. "Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey.:love:

    It's the kind of song you always want to sing loud and obnoxiously when you're drunk ( and I have, in bars, more than once I'm sure.)

    I'm a sucker for 80s music.
  3. Oh so many! I'm an 80's music lover: So far what comes to mind:

    True - Spandau Ballet
    Material Girl, Crazy for you - Madonna
    Rock the Casbah - The Clash
    Endless Love - Lionel Richie, Diana Ross
    Private Eyes - Hall and Oates
    Too Shy - Kajagoogoo

    Nerd huh? I bet a lot of you were just born in the 80's! ha ha!
  4. I'm listening to "Touch you Once, Touch you Twice" right now..

    I LOVE THE 80's!!
  5. "Shout" and "Broken" by Tears for Fears
    "Biko" by Peter Gabriel
    "Swamp", "And She Was" by Talking Heads
    "Out on My Own" by Sheila Chandra
  6. Is Spanish Lullaby 80's?

    Total Eclipse of the Heart is fun!
  7. hah. I always think of the wedding scene from Old School when I hear that song now. :lol:
  8. I think Spanish Lullaby is 80's. And oohhh!!! Total Eclipse of the Heart - good one!:biggrin:
  9. like a virgin - madonna
    take on me - a-ha
    bohemian rhapsody - queen
    hey mickey - whoever sang that song
    i wear my sunglasses at night -one of the coreys i think
    i think we're alone now - tiffany
    rio - duran duran
    love is a battlefield - pat benetar
    billie jean - michael jackson
    uptown girl - billy joel
    karma chameleon - culture club
    hot for teacher - van halen
    cum on feel the noize - quiet riot
    cruel summer - bananarama

    i could go on forever! love 80s pop!

    and for the more adventurous: love will tear you apart - joy divison (ok, so i can't find the original release year for this song, and it was probably some time in the late 70s since i believe ian curtis killed himself in 1980, but it didn't reach a wider audience until the 80s so I'M COUNTING IT!)
  10. Berlin -- Take My Breath Away... goooooood!
  11. I have to dedicate this post to my Norwegian New Wave Heroes -

    A-HA "Take On Me" (EDIT: Oops, Amanda beat me to it!)

    I'm surprised no one has mentioned Def Leppard. I still rock out to them. "Pour Some Sugar on Me!", "Pyromania", etc... etc...

    Kajagoogoo "Too Shy"
    INXS - "Devil Inside" but that whole album was good
    Madonna - "Lucky Star", "Holiday"
    The Cure - "Just Like Heaven"

    But I still say that Ultimate 80's song has to be New Wave...
  12. If you leave by... oops I'm blanking.. by OMD? or is this a different song?
  13. Depeche Mode: Master and Servant, Everything counts
    Soft Cell: Tainted love
    Bangles:Walk like an Egyptian
    Sisters of Mercy:This corrosion, Temple of Love
    U2: With or Without you
    Eurythmics:Sweet dream
    Bon Jovi:Living on a Prayer
    Europe: Final Countdown
    Ciny Lauper: Girls just wanna have fun
    Boy George: Do you really want to hurt me
    Wham: Wake me up before you go go
    Kylie Minogue: Locomotion
    Whitney Houston: I wanna dance with somebody
    From Dirty Dancing:Time of my life
    Laura Brannigan: Self Control

    I could go on forever! Could please somebody stop me!!!!I think that was such a great time with great music
  14. One Night in Bankok - Murray Head
    Addicted to Love - Robert Palmer
    Who can it be now? Men at Work
    Power of Love - Hughy Lewis and the News
    Heart and Soul - Hughy Lewis and the News
    Euriythmics - Sweet Dreams

    All my ex's live in Texas - George Straigt
    Digging up Bones - Randy Travis
    Forever and Ever Amen - Randy Travis
    Hilbilly Highway - Steve Earl
    Betty's Being Bad - Sawyer Brown
    Kentucky Headhunters - Dumus Walker
    Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Cadillac Ranch
  15. YEPPPPP OMD! Ha. Love that song!!