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    Best songs from the 80s please

    Need to make a little playlist.

    Have so far;
    AHA - take on me
    Irene Cara - what a feeling
    Simple minds - Dont you forget about me
    Karate Kid theme - Your'e the best around
    Men at work - Land down under
    Boy meets girl - Waiting for a star to fall
    Kenny Loggins - Footloose
    Bangles - Walk like an Egyptian

    Now am i missing any absolute corkers?

    78 Comments

    anything from the top gun soundtrack

    No Michael Jackson??

    That's just wrong

    safety dance.

    sweet child of mine

    My faves

    Big Audio Dynamite - E=MC2
    Furniture - Brilliant Mind
    Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
    Roxy Music - Same Old Scene
    Public Image Ltd - Rise
    Public Image Ltd - This is not a love song

    hip to be square! huey lewis and the news!!

    :w00t:

    and phil collins - sussudio!!

    youre the best - joe esposito!!

    awesome songs!

    EDIT: just realised youve listed the karate kid song, its by Joe Esposito just FYI.

    Banned

    phil collins in the air tonight sorry i was born in early 90s

    Salt-n-Pepa - Push It.

    Oh yeeaaahh.

    Ultravox Vienna
    pet shop boys its a sin / always on my mind
    erasure blue savannah
    phil collins in the air tonight

    u2 with or without you

    not strictly 80's as it came out in very early in 1990 but i love depeche mode - enjoy the silence

    Banned

    Super Freak - Rick James
    Vienna - Ultravox
    A Forest - The Cure
    Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2
    New Years Day - U2
    Sailing - Christopher Cross



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    Original Poster

    Babbabooey;7937798

    anything from the top gun soundtrack



    Will go look, anything in particular?

    CFC_Mark;7937801

    No Michael Jackson??That's just wrong



    It'll get added in at the end, thats easy

    black gerbil1;7937803

    safety dance.



    Genius, if its been in family guy even better :-D

    starsparkle2311;7937807

    sweet child of mine



    :thumbsup:

    Another vote for Big Audio Dynamite E=MC2

    Also anything by OMD

    Video Killed the Radio Star (Buggles)

    Thompson Twins - Hold Me Know

    People are People - Depeche Mode

    Beastie Boys - Fight for your right (to party)
    Michael Jackson - anything from thriller! :w00t:

    Banned

    dying in your arms tonight

    and survivor - eye of the tiger

    black box-ride on time(think it was the 80s??)

    No 80's list is complete without
    new order- blue Monday

    soft cell - tainted love
    survivor - eye of the tiger
    los lobos - la bamba :w00t:
    blondie - atomic
    a-ha - sun always shines on tv

    no 80's list is complete without some

    Spandau
    Duran Duran
    Human League
    Blondie
    Adam & The Ants
    Pet Shop Boys
    Erasure

    Banned

    (((ROBBO)));7937944

    No 80's list is complete withoutnew order- blue Monday



    Or Joy Division - Love will tear us apart

    Thought you'd pick out

    Original Sin - INXS
    Aussie Crawl - Reckless
    Beds are burning, Six months in a leaky boat...........

    bucks fizz-making your mind up

    SuperEd

    ]http//ww…ted talk talk

    For a good range a good idea is to look at 80's compilations on Amazon, look at the track listings, it will help jog your memory.

    ]Here

    Maybe a bit slower with Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk, Japan.

    bruce springsteen-dancing in the dark-a classic!

    Original Poster

    apples33;7937854

    My favesBig Audio Dynamite - E=MC2 Furniture - Brilliant MindMatthew … My favesBig Audio Dynamite - E=MC2 Furniture - Brilliant MindMatthew Wilder - Break My StrideRoxy Music - Same Old ScenePublic Image Ltd - RisePublic Image Ltd - This is not a love song



    will check, thanks

    dre1988;7937859

    hip to be square! huey lewis and the news!!:w00t:and phil collins - … hip to be square! huey lewis and the news!!:w00t:and phil collins - sussudio!!youre the best - joe esposito!!awesome songs!EDIT: just realised youve listed the karate kid song, its by Joe Esposito just FYI.



    Nice, thanks

    lulu123;7937866

    phil collins in the air tonight sorry i was born in early 90s



    bishibashi;7937869

    Salt-n-Pepa - Push It.Oh yeeaaahh.



    Classic

    kassy2005;7937872

    Ultravox Viennapet shop boys its a sin / always on my minderasure blue … Ultravox Viennapet shop boys its a sin / always on my minderasure blue savannahphil collins in the air tonightu2 with or without you



    Forgot about u2 :thumbsup:

    missp27;7937876

    not strictly 80's as it came out in very early in 1990 but i love depeche … not strictly 80's as it came out in very early in 1990 but i love depeche mode - enjoy the silence





    guv;7937897

    Super Freak - Rick JamesVienna - UltravoxA Forest - The CureSunday Bloody … Super Freak - Rick JamesVienna - UltravoxA Forest - The CureSunday Bloody Sunday - U2New Years Day - U2



    Nice one :thumbsup:

    Sweet Dreams - eurythmics
    Wild Thing - Tone Loc
    Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
    Walk This Way - Aerosmith & RUN DMC
    Killer - Adamski

    Original Poster

    flamingcarrot;7937913

    Another vote for Big Audio Dynamite E=MC2 Also anything by OMDVideo … Another vote for Big Audio Dynamite E=MC2 Also anything by OMDVideo Killed the Radio Star (Buggles)Thompson Twins - Hold Me KnowPeople are People - Depeche Mode



    Classic, thanks

    Charlie Scene;7937929

    Beastie Boys - Fight for your right (to party)Michael Jackson - anything … Beastie Boys - Fight for your right (to party)Michael Jackson - anything from thriller! :w00t:



    MJ will get added later

    You got HD dvd yet?

    Dexy's
    Queen
    Kim Wilde
    T'Pau

    Original Poster

    lulu123;7937936

    dying in your arms tonight and survivor - eye of the tiger



    2 good uns :thumbsup:

    barky;7937940

    black box-ride on time(think it was the 80s??)



    Good song

    (((ROBBO)));7937944

    No 80's list is complete withoutnew order- blue Monday



    Very good call

    Gary Numan - Cars

    Human League - Love Action
    Sydney Youngblood - if only I could
    Depeche Mode
    Living in a box - Liv....
    I just Died in your arms tonight - cutting crew
    Atomic - Blondie
    Whole of the moon - the waterboys
    billy idol - hot in the city.
    Heaven 17 - come live with me or temptation
    China Crisis - Wishful thinking
    Flock Of seagulls - Photograph
    Specials - Ghost town or too much too young
    Madness - night boat to cairo

    I could list hundreds, early eighties was by far the best era for music IMO.

    kassy2005;7937872

    u2 with or without you



    Amazing song

    or any OMD track, anola gay is amazing

    Original Poster

    Thanks for the input guys, gonna go check them out

    :thumbsup:

    Van Halen?

    Any song off Back in Black

    There is a lot of Wham! missing from this thread.

    greg_68;7938123

    Human League - Love ActionWhole of the moon - the waterboysSpecials - … Human League - Love ActionWhole of the moon - the waterboysSpecials - Ghost town or too much too young



    majority of the 80s should be forgotten... apart from a few songs like those ^

    whole of the moon purely for the lyrics
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