Best of 80s Playlist

Es ist an der Zeit, mein mehrjähriges Prokrastinationsprojekt bzw. meine Nerd-Diplomarbeit zum Abschluss zu bringen. Lange genug konnte ich das alles noch irgendwie als „Arbeit am nächsten Roman“ tarnen, der im Sommer 1985 spielen wird – aber der ist nun fertig und ich habe keine Ausrede mehr. Hier also meine ultimative 80s-Playlist mit 888 ausgewählten Songs aus Pop, Rap, Rock, Alternative, Reggea, dazu einige eher unbekannte Funde, aber auch cheesy Liebeslider und Smash Hits. Im Gegensatz zu der Liste vom Frühjahr, die sich auf New Wave beschränkte*, habe ich jetzt auch immer wieder Titel draufgetan, die ich selbst nicht liebe, die aber einfach sein müssen. Die 80s als Ganzes waren eben immer auch eine Bad Taste-Party, diesen Kampf kann man nicht gewinnen, aber ich habe versucht, so viele gute Lieder wie möglich reinzuschmuggeln.

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Schaut man sich die Videos an, finden sich natürlich etliche Klassiker wie von a-ha, aber auch einige Kuriositäten („Safety Dance“ und “King of Rock ‘N’ Roll“, wtf?). Mein geheimer Favorit ist jedoch „Dancing In The Street“ von Mick Jagger und David Bowie. Das Video ist so großartig bescheuert, dass ich es hier teilen muss. Wer schon immer mal sehen wollte, wie zwei absolute Weltstars wie Teenager herumspacken, die sich zu Hause unbeachtet fühlen – hier ist der Link.

Ich hoffe jedenfalls, euch gefällt die Auswahl. Es gab wie immer einige Härtefälle (The Hoff!), dazu auch Enttäuschungen, weil ich Songs von u.a. Exile und Blondie beim Check wieder rausnehmen wusste, bei denen ich vorher geschworen hätte, sie wären in den 80ern veröffentlicht worden.

Viel Spaß beim Hören!

*New Wave Playlist

(Disclaimer: Das Amerika, das in diesen Videos meistens dargestellt wird, entspricht nicht der Wirklichkeit…)


Tracklist:

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – Dancing in The Dark

TEARS FOR FEARS – Everybody Wants to Rule The World

A-HA – Take On Me

KIM CARNES – Bette Davis Eyes

THE CURE – Boys Don’t Cry

DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES – You Make My Dreams Come True

SIMPLE MINDS – Don’t You (Forget About Me)

BLONDIE – Call Me

BRONSKI BEAT – Smalltown Boy

INXS – Need You Tonight

DEPECHE MODE – Just Can’t Get Enough

BILLY IDOL – White Wedding

A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS – I Ran (So Far Away)

U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For

THE CLASH – Should I Stay Or Should I Go

JOURNEY – Don’t Stop Believin’

CYNDI LAUPER – Time After Time

REO SPEEDWAGON – Can’t Fight This Feeling

DEVO – Whip It

BIG COUNTRY – In A Big Country

ICEHOUSE – Electric Blue

THE POLICE – Every Breath You Take

QUEEN & DAVID BOWIE – Under Pressure

ORCHESTRAL MANOUEVRES IN THE DARK – Enola Gay

DIRE STRAITS – Money For Nothing

FLEETWOOD MAC – Everywhere

MADNESS – Our House

WHITNEY HOUSTON – I Wanna Dance With Somebody

MICHAEL SEMBELLO – Maniac

JERMAINE JACKSON & PIA ZADORA – When The Rain Begins To Fall

PRINCE – Kiss

DON HENLEY – Boys Of Summer

DEF LEPPARD – Hysteria

VAN HALEN – Jump

BON JOVI – Runaway

BOB DYLAN – Everything Is Broken

KURTIS BLOW – The Breaks

AFTER THE FIRE – Der Kommissar

NEW ORDER – Blue Monday     ‘88

TALKING HEADS – Psycho Killer

MODERN ENGLISH – I Melt With You

THE CARS – Drive

ROXETTE – It Must Have Been Love

MADONNA – Like A Prayer

ERASURE – A Little Respect

JOHN PARR – St. Elmo’s Fire

THE HUMAN LEAGUE – Don’t You Want Me

ROCKWELL – Somebody’s Watching

KISS – Lick It Up

MÖTLEY CRÜE – Home Sweet Home

VIOLENT FEMMES – Blister In The Sun

HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS – Workin For A Livin

TOTO – Africa

BILLY JOEL – We Didn’t Start The Fire

THE SMITHS – This Charming Man

THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN – Just Like Honey

PAUL SIMON – You Can Call Me All

ROBERT PALMER – Johnny and Mary

MURRAY HEAD – One Night In Bangkok

RUN DMC & AEROSMITH – Walk This Way

WANG CHUNG – Dance Hall Days

PETER GABRIEL – In Your Eyes

THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS – Love My Way

PRETENDERS – Brass In Pocket

JOY DIVISION – Love Will Tear Us Apart

PET SHOP BOYS – West End Girls

THE STYLE COUNCIL – Shout To The Top

AL CORLEY – Square Rooms

EURYTHMICS – Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)

BRYAN ADAMS – Summer of ‘69

STEVE WINWOOD – Valerie

THE BANGLES – Walk Like An Egyptian

MEN AT WORK – Down Under

QUEEN – Another One Bites The Dust

FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS – She Drives Me Crazy

TEARS FOR FEARS – Mad World

COREY HART – Sunglasses At Night

EDDIE MONEY – Take Me Home Tonight

THE SAMPLES – Could It Be Another Chance

ORCHESTRAL MANOUEVRES IN THE DARK – Maid Of Orleans

ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN – Lips Like Sugar

BEASTIE BOYS – Fight For Your Right

R.E.M. – It’s The End Of The World As We Know It

NIK KERSHAW – Wouldn’t It Be Good

THE REPLACEMENTS – Here Comes a Regular

STING – If You Love Somebody Set Them Free

OINGO BOINGO – Stay

ULTRAVOX – Dancing With Tears In My Eyes

MICHAEL JACKSON – Beat It

MIDNIGHT OIL – Beds Are Burning

THE STRANGLERS – Always The Sun

PAUL HAIG – Something Good

PATRICK SWAYZE – She’s Like The Wind

DEXYS MIDNIGHT RUNNERS – Come On Eileen

THE CURE – Just Like Heaven

IGGY POP – Real Wild Child (Wild One)

THE PROCLAIMERS – I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)

THE CARS – Magic

STARSHIP – We Built This City

KATRINA & THE WAVES – Walking On Sunshine

GLENN FREY – The Heat Is On

THE POINTER SISTERS – Jump

BANANARAMA – Venus

TALK TALK – It’s My Life

BILLY IDOL – Dancing With Myself

TINA TURNER – The Best

*ROBIN BECK – Save Up All Your Tears

JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEART – Bad Reputation

GUNS & ROSES – Sweet Child O’ Mine

ASIA – Heat Of The Moment

TOM PETTY – Free Fallin’

PHILIP BAILEY – Easy Lover

RICK SPRINGFIELD – Jessie’s Girl

JOHN MELLENCAMP – R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A.

DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES – Rich Girl

SAGA – On The Loose

SPANDAU BALETT – Gold

THE SAFETY DANCE – Men Without Hats

THE SUGARHILL GANG – Rapper’s Delight

DAVID BOWIE – Let’s Dance

FLEETWOOD MAC – Little Lies

THE ALARM – Rescue Me

ZZ TOP – Gimme All Your Lovin’

THE OUTFIELD – Your Love

‘TIL TUESDAY – Voices Carry

XTC – Making Plans For Nigel

A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS – Space Age Love Song

ELTON JOHN – I’m Still Standing

THOMPSON TWINS – Hold Me Now

ORCHESTRAL MANOUEVRES IN THE DARK – If You Leave

DURAN DURAN – Girls On Film

BRYAN ADAMS – Run To You

BERLIN – Take My Breath Away

GEORGE HARRISON – Got My Mind Set On You

BILLY OCEAN – Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car

THE POLICE – So Lonely

THE LA’S – There She Goes

THE BANGLES – Hazy Shade Of Winter

BLACK – Wonderful Life

DEPECHE MODE – Personal Jesus

AIR SUPPLY – All Out Of Love

ALANNAH MYLES – Black Velvet

BRUCE HORNSBY – The Way It Is

THE WEATHER GIRLS – It’s Raining Men

AEROSMITH – Dude (Looks Like A Lady)

AC/DC – You Shock Me All Night Long

HAROLD FALTERMEYER – Axel F

FALCO – Rock Me Amadeus

BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS – Could You Be Loved

CULTURE CLUB – Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

RUSS BALLARD – Voices

JOHN FARNHAM – You’re The Voice

BONNIE TYLER – Total Eclipse Of The Heart

GALAXIE 500 – Tugboat

FLESH FOR LULU – I Go Crazy

FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD – Relax

AUTOGRAPH – Turn Up The Radio

RAY PARKER JR. – Ghostbusters

AZTEC CAMERA – Somewhere In My Heart

BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE – E=MC2

CHRIS ISAAK – Wicked Game

PHIL COLLINS – In The Air Tonight

THE JACKSONS – Can You Feel It

MADONNA – Like A Virgin

BRYAN FERRY – Slave To Love

COCK ROBIN – Just Around The Corner

SURVIVOR – Burning Heart

SCORPIONS – Rock You Like A Hurricane

BLUE ÖYSTER CULT – (Don’t Fear) The Reaper

CHER – If I Could Turn Back Time

JOHN LENNON – Woman

ROXETTE – Listen To Your Heart

DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES – Maneater

HOWARD JONES – Things Can Only Get Better

GARY NUMAN – Films

THE BEAT – Save It For Later

SIMPLE MINDS – Speed Your Love To Me

TOTO – Rosanna

PRINCE – Purple Rain

TRACY CHAPMAN – Fast Car

BILL MEDLEY & JENNIFER WARNES – (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Live

TAYLOR DAYNE – Tell It To My Heart

POCO – Call It Love

GENESIS – That’s All

FICTION FACTORY – (Feels Like) Heaven

ICEHOUSE – Hey, Little Girl

A-HA – Train Of Thought

DIRE STRAITS – Walk Of Life

KOOL & THE GANG – Fresh

STEVE MILLER BAND – Abracadabra

BOBBY BROWN – My Prerogative

QUEEN – The Invisible Man

NENA – 99 Red Balloons

KIM WILDE – Kids In America

RICK SPRINGFIELD – Human Touch

ALPHAVILLE – Forever Young

U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name

JOE COCKER – Unchain My Heart

NEW ORDER – Age Of Consent

INXS – To Look At You

RE-FLEX – The Politics Of Dancing

DIANA ROSS – Upside Down

ERIC CARMEN – Hungry Eyes

STEVIE WONDER – I Just Called To Say I Love You

GEORGE BENSON  – Give Me The Night

FOUR TOPS – Loco In Acapulco

HUEY LEWIS & THE NEW – Hip To Be Square

DAVID LEE ROTH – Just Like Paradise

DEF LEPPARD – Animal

BONNIE TYLER – Holding Out For A Hero

THE ICICLE WORKS – Birds Fly (Whisper To A Scream)

MADNESS – It Must Be Love

EURYTHMICS – Here Comes The Rain Again

THE SMITHS – What Difference Does It Make?

PUBLIC IMAGE LTD.  – Rise

PHILIP BAILEY – Walking On The Chinese Wall

GEORGE MICHAEL – Faith

THE GO-BETWEENS – Bye Bye Pride

MICHAEL BEEN AKA THE CALL – I Still Believe

GLASS TIGER – Diamond Sun

BELINDA CARLISLE – Heaven Is A Place On Earth

STEVIE NICKS – Talk To Me

ORCHESTRAL MANOUEVRES IN THE DARK – Electricity

RUSH – The Spirit Of Radio

GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS – Bad To The Bone

JOURNEY – Any Way You Want It

VAN HALEN – Why Can’t This Be Love

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN – Twist Of Fate

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA – Hold On Tight

LEVEL 42 – Lessons In Love

QUEEN – I Want To Break Free

BILLY SQUIER – Everybody Wants You

NICK KAMEN – Turn It Up

LIONEL RICHIE – Dancing On The Ceiling

PAT BENATAR – Love Is A Battlefield

KATE BUSH – Running Up That Hill

THE TRIFFIDS – A Trick Of Light

SIMPLE MINDS – New Gold Dream

EDDY GRANT – Electric Avenue

INXS – New Sensation

THE STRANGLERS – Golden Brown

ROXY MUSIC – More Than This

TINA TURNER – What’s Love Got To Do With It

CYNDI LAUPER – All Through The Night

U2 – I Will Follow

ZZ TOP – Legs

BILLY IDOL – Rebell Yell

MICHAEL JACKSON – Thriller

PRINCE – Dirty Mind

JAMES BROWN – Living In America

FALCO – Macho Macho

HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS – Heart And Soul

SOFT CELL – Tainted Love

PETER SCHILLING – Major Tom – Coming Home

TOMMY TUTONE – 867-5309 / Jenny

ROMEO VOID – A Girl In Trouble

JOHN PARR – Restless Heart

PAUL YOUNG – Every Time You Go Away

GROVER WASHINGTON JR – Just The Two Of Us

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – One Step Up

CYNDI LAUPER – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

MISSING PERSONS – Destination Unknown

INTAFERON – Get Out Of London

KILLING JOKE – Eighties

OINGO BOINGO – Weird Science

BILLY IDOL – Flesh For Fantasy

THE TEMPTATIONS – Treat Her Like A Lady

MALCOLM MCDONALD – No Lookin’ Back

THE PONTER SISTERS – I’m So Excited

THE ALAN PARSONS PROJECT – Don’t Answer Me

U2 – With Or Without You

CHRIS DE BURGH – Lady In Red

PHIL COLLINS – You Can’t Hurry Love

JOHNNY HATES JAZZ – Shattered Dreams

DESIRELESS – Voyage Voyage

SPLIT ENTZ – I Got You

THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS – Heaven

ERASURE – Sometimes

TEARS FOR FEARS – Shout

KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND – Give It Up

CULTURE CLUB – Karma Chameleon

MATTHEW WILDER – Break My Stride

WHITESNAKE – Here I Go Again

FLESH FOR LULI – Slide

TRACY CHAPMAN – Talkin’ Bout A Revolution

FLEETWOOD MAC – Gypsy

THE BANGLES – Manic Monday

ROD STEWART – Young Turks

FOREIGNER – I Want To Know What Love Is

STING & ERIC CLAPTON – It’s Probably Me

RICHARD MARX – Right Here Waiting

JOEY COCKER & JENNIFER WARNES – Up Where We Belong

LAURA BRANIGAN – Self Control

ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN – The Killing Moon

WHEN IN ROME – The Promise (Studio 1987 Version)

BLANCMANGE – Why Don’t They Leave Things Alone?

THE CURE – Close To Me

GEORGE MICHAEL & ARETHA FRANKLIN – I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)

JOHN WAITE – Missing You

THE OCEAN BLUE – Ballerina Out Of Control

THE BANGLES – Eternal Flame

MR. MISTER – Kyrie

RICK JAMES – Super Freak

WANG CHUNG – Fire In The Twilight

KENNY LOGGINS – Danger Zone

OINGO BOINGO – No One Lives Forever

SOULSISTER – The Way To Your Heart

PET SHOP BOYS – It’s A Sin

THE BUGGLES – Video Killed The Radio Star

HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS – The Power Of Love

SURVIVOR – Eye Of The Tiger

MICHAEL JACKSON – Billie Jean

THE SUGARHILL GANG – Apache

BEASTIE BOYS – Hey Ladies

TALKING HEADS – This Must Be The Place (Naïve Melody)

THE ALAN PARSONS PROJECT – Eye In The Sky

Q LAZZARUS – Goodbye Horses

PHIL OAKEY & GIORGIO MORODER – Together In Electric Dreams

TRAVELLING WILBURYS – End Of The Line

PAUL MCCARTNEY – Coming Up

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – Born In The U.S.A.

THE STYLE COUNCIL – Walls Come Tumbling Down

THE POLICE – Can’t Stand Losing You

DAVID BOWIE – China Girl

COMMODORES – Nightshift

TEARS FOR FEARS – Break It Down Again

TOM OCHRANE & RED RIDER – Boy Inside The Man

WOMACK & WOMACK – Teardrops

SADE – Smooth Operator

RICK ASTLEY – Never Gonna Give You Up

WHITNEY HOUSTON – How Will I Know

CLIMIE FISHER – Love Changes Evereything

BLUE ROSES – Don’t You Know

SPANDAU BALLET – True

BON JOVI – Livin’ On A Prayer

ROXETTE – The Look

MEN AT WORK – Who Can It Be Now?

DEAD OR ALIVE – You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)

YELLO – Oh Yeah

VANILLA ICE – Ice Ice Baby

TONE-LOC – Wild Thing

RUN DMC – It’s Tricky

DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES – Out Of Touch

THE OUTFIELD – All The Love

THE CARS – Tonight She Comes

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA – Here Is The News

NEW ORDER – Temptation

GRAUZONE – Eisbär

SIMPLE MINDS – Alive And Kicking

MIAMI SOUND MACHINE – Conga

MADONNA – Burning Up

EDDIE MURPHY – Party All The Time

ROBERT PALMER – Addicted To Love

JOE COCKER – You Can Leave Your Hat On

PETER GABRIEL – Sledgehammer

FRA LIPPO LIPPI – Shouldn’t Have To Be Like That

REO SPEEDWAGON – Keep On Loving You

IRENE CARA – Flashdance … What A Feeling

DURAN DURAN – Hungry Like The Wolf

STEPHEN DUFFY – I Love You

THE WILD SWANS – Whirlpool Heart

FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS – Johnny Come Home

LIPPS INC. – Funkytown

TALKING HEADS – Road To Nowhere

EURYTHMICS & ARETHA FRANKLIN – Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves

THE COMMUNARDS – Don’t Leave Me This Way

TIGHT FIT – The Lion Sleeps Tonight

LIONEL RICHIE – All Night Long

SINEAD O’CONNOR – Mandinka

DOLLY PARTON – 9 To 5

THE CLASH – Rock The Casbah

BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS – Buffalo Soldier

STING – Englishman In New York

TINA TURNER – Steamy Windows

CHAKA KHAN – Ain’t Nobody

STARSHIP – Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now

GENESIS – Invisible Touch

CHRISTOPHER CROSS – Ride Like The Wind

SCOTCH – Take Me Up (Disco Mix)

BANANARAMA – Cruel Summer

WHAM! – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

BILLY JOEL – Uptown Girl

MARILLION – Kayleigh

SUZANNE VEGA – Luka

DEVO – Beautiful World

THE HOUSE OF LOVE – Shine On

RED ROCKERS – China

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – I’m On Fire

MATTHEW WILDER – Hey Little Girl

PAUL YOUNG – Come Back And Stay

DEPECHE MODE – Enjoy The Silence

THE FIXX – Red Skies

XTC – Generals And Majors

INDUSTRY – State Of The Nation

KENNY LOGGINS – Footlose

SISTERS OF MERCY – This Corrosion

KROKUS – Long Stick Goes Boom

JUDAS PRIEST- Turbo Lover

PET SHOP BOYS – Always On My Mind

ROY ORBISON – You Got It

DEACON BLUE – Real Gone Kid

MODERN ENGLISH – Ink And Paper

LOVERBOY – Working For The Weekend

THE POLICE – Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic

MEN AT WORK – Overkill

BELOUIS SOME – Animal Magic

TEARS FOR FEARS – Sowing The Seeds Of Love

DOLLY PARTON & KENNY ROGERS – Island In The Stream

MADONNA – Material Girl

YES – Owner Of A Lonely Heart

EUROPE – The Final Countdown

QUIET RIOT – Cum On Feel The Noize

ZZ TOP – Sharp Dressed Man

METRO FEATERUNG PETER GODWIN – Alone

THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS – The Ghost In You

THE ESSENCE – The Cat

ICEHOUSE – Uniform

GANG OF FOUR – I Love A Man In A Uniform

ALPHAVILLE – Big In Japan

TRAVELLING WILBURYS – Last Night

PAUL SIMON – Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes

ZUCCHERO – Senza Una Donna

ABBA – The Day Before You Came

MARVIN GAYE – Sexual Healing

UB40 – Red Red Wine

EARTH, WIND & FIRE – Let’s Groove

STEVE WINWOOD – Higher Love

AZTEC CAMERA – Oblivious

THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN – Head On

POISON – Nothin’ But A Good Time

THE ROLLING STONES – Start Me Up

A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS – Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You)

FUN BOY THREE – Our Lips Are Sealed

LOU GRAMM – Just Between You And Me

MENTAL AS ANYTHING – Live It Up

KYLIE MINOGUE – The Lovo-Motion

DENIECE WILLIAMS – Let’s Hear It For The Boy

ROBIN BECK – Save Up All Your Tears*

PRETENDERS – Don’t Get Me Wrong

CUTTING CREW – (I Just) Died In Your Arms

BLANCMANGE – Dancing On The Ceiling

FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD – Two Tribes

THE CHAMELEONS – Up The Down Escalator

ALICE COOPER – Poison

PUKKA ORCHESTRA – Listen To The Radio

THEN JERICO – Big Area

JIMMY SOMERVILLE – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)

DAZZ BAND – Let It Whip

CROWDED HOUSE – Don’t Dream It’s Over

VISAGE – Fade To Grey

THE PRODUCERS – What’s He Got

TALKING HEADS – Burning Down The House

YAZOO – Situation

THE WATERBOYS – The Whole Of The Moon

BRUCE COCKBURN – If I Had Rocket Launcher

THE BOOMTOWN RATS – I Don’t Like Mondays

THE POINTER SISTERS – Neutron Dance

INDEEP – Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

SALT-N-PEPA – Push It

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS – Higher Ground

AC/DC – Back In Black

DEPECHE MPDE – New Life

BROS – Too Much

THE J. GEILS BAND – Centerfold

THE B-52’S – Love Shack

THE CURE – Inbetween Days

NIK KERSHAW – The Riddle

THE CHURCH – Under The Milky Way

F.R. DAVID – Words

VLADIMIR COSMA & RICHARD ANDERSON – Reality

BOB SEGER – Against The Wind

ROXY MUSIC – Oh Yeah!

BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS – Redemption Song

GEORGE MICHAEL – Careless Whisper

STEVIE WONDER – Part-Time Lover

BEE GEES – You Win Again

TINA TURNER – We Don’t Need Another Hero

DONNA SUMMER – She Works Hard For The Money

SANDRA – Maria Magdalena

JOE JACKSON – Steppin’ Out

TALK TALK – Talk Talk

DEF LEPPARD – Photograph

NIGHT RANGER – The Secret Of My Success

TONE-LOC – Funky Cold Medina

CAMOUFLAGE – Love Is A Shield

REAL LIFE – Send Me An Angel

THE HOOTERS – All You Zombies

THE JAM – Town Called Malice

ORANGE JUICE – I Can’t Help Myself

THE SMITHS – How Soon Is Now?

CAMEO – Word Up

DURAN DURAN – Wild Boys

THE HUMAN LEAGUE – Love Action (I Believe In Love)

THOMPSON TWINS – Doctor! Doctor!

DAVID BOWIE – Modern Love

EURYTHMICS – Would I Lie To You?

ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK – Messages

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA – Stranger

CONCRETE BLONDE – Joey

TOM PETTY – I Won’t Back Down

THE CARS – Looking For Love

TALKING HEADS – And She Was

KAREL FIALKA – Hey Matthew

TIFFANY – I Think We’re Alone Now

SHAKIN’ STEVENS – You Drive Me Crazy

TEARS FOR FEARS – Head Over Heels

NEW ORDER – True Faith

METRO FEAT. PETER GODWIN – The Promise

MICHAEL JACKSON – Smooth Criminal

INXS – Original Sin

THE REPLACEMENTS – Alex Chilton

HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS – I Want A New Drug

FOREIGNER – Urgent

BONNIE TYLER – It’s A Heartache

CYNDI LAUPER – True Colors

COCK ROBIN – When Your Heart Is Weak

DIRE STRAITS – Brothers In Arms

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – Hungry Heart

QUEEN – It’s A Hard Life

HEART – Alone

GIANNA NANNINI – Bello E Impossibile

A-HA – The Sun Always Shines On T.V.

ROB N RAZ – Got To Get

ICE-T – You Played Yourself

DEPECHE MODE – People Are People

HIPSWAY – The Honeythief

LEVEL 42 – Hot Water

PRINCE – When Doves Cry

THE ROMANTICS – Talking In Your Sleep

DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES – Private Eyes

THE LIGHTNING SEEDS – Pure

THE WILD SWANS – Bringing Home The Ashes

THE STRANGLERS – No Mercy

PREFAB SPROUT – King Of Rock ‘N’ Roll

ROSE LAURENS – Africa

RE-FLEX – Keep In Touch

A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS – Who’s That Girl (She’s Got It)

GENESIS – Abacap

GUNS N’ ROSES – Paradise City

TRANSVISION VAMP – I Want Your Love

THE CLASH – Police On My Back

ROXETTE – Dangerous

ROY ORBISON – I Drove All Night

SANDRA – In The Heat Of The Night

THE POLICE – Roxanne

MR. MISTER – Broken Wings

MIDGE URE – If I Was

SHEENA EASTON – Morning Train (Nine To Five)

THE WATERBOYS – A Girl Called Johnny

STATUS QUO – In The Army Now

TANITA TIKARAM – Twist In My Sobriety

THE WAITRESSES – I Know What Boys Like

HERBERT GRÖNEMEYER – Männer

MADONNA – Into The Groove

STEVIE NICKS – Edge Of Seventeen

U2 – Pride (In The Name Of Love)

BARBRA STREISAND – Woman In Love

LIMAHL – Never Ending Story

THE DREAM ACADEMY – The Edge Of Forever

BEAGLE MUSIC – Like Ice In The Sunshine

ROBERT PALMER – Looking For Clues

THE OUTFIELD – Voices Of Babylon

INXS – The One Thing

NICK HEYWARD – When It Started To Begin

PAUL MCCARTNEY FEAT. MICHAEL JACKSON – Say Say Say

LORDS OF THE NEW CHURCH – Dance With Me

JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS – I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll

HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS – The Heart Of Rock & Roll

EURYTHMICS – Love Is A Stranger

BRYAN ADAMS – Heaven

JOHN MELLENCAMP – Cherry Bomb

DIONNE WARWICK – Heartbreaker

CHICAGO – Hard To Say I’m Sorry

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – Cover Me

THE CULT – She Sells Sanctuary

PRINCE – 1999

MINISTRY – Effigy (I’m Not An)

TALKING HEADS – Life During Wartime

JOY DIVISION – Atmosphere

NEW ORDER – Ceremony

METRO FEAT. PETER GODWIN – Gemini

THE REPLACEMENTS – Androgynous

54-40 – I Go Blind

SIMPLE MINDS – Waterfront

FURY IN THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE – Time To Wonder

GO WEST – We Close Our Eyes

HAIRCUT 100 – Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)

KING – Love & Pride

THE CARS – Shake It Up

MARTHA AND THE MUFFINS – Echo Beach

DEPECHE MODE – Never Let Me Down Again

THE SMITHS –  And Rush And Push And The Land Is Ours

PROPAGANDA – Duel

BANANARAMA – Robert De Niro’s Waiting

THE BANGLES – If She Knew What She Wants

FIGURES ON A BEACH – No Stars

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN – Physical

FEARGAL SHARKEY – A Good Heart

LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM – Go Insane

SHAKIN’ STEVENS – Cry Just A Little Bit

TEXAS – I Don’t Want A Lover

ARETHA FRANKLIN – Freeway Of Love

THE BLUES BROTHERS – Gimme Some Lovin’

FOREIGNER – Juke Box Hero

ABC – Poison Arrow

KOOL MOE DEE –  Knowledge Is King

LIVING IN A BOX – Living In A Box

A-HA – Crying In The Rain

DANNY WILSON – Mary’s Prayer

ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK – So In Love

JASON DONOVAN – Sealed With A Kiss

THE HOOTERS – And We Danced

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – Glory Days

THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS – Heartbeat

FAD GADGET – Collapsing New People

KAREL FIALKA – The Eyes Have It

BLANCMANGE – Blind Vision

MICHAEL JACKSON – Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’

YAZOO – Only You

TEARS FOR FEARS & OLETA ADAMS – Woman In Chains

FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS – Good Thing

KIM WILDE – You Keep Me Hangin On

NEW ORDER – Bizarre Love Triangle

MATHÉMATIQUES MODERNES – Disco Rough

GOLDEN EARRING – Twilight Zone

CHALK CIRCLE – April Fool

TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS – Don’t Come Around Here No More

TERENCE TRENT D’ARBY – Wishing Well

FRA LIPPO LIPPI – Mother’s Little Soldier

HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS – Stuck With You

ROBERT PALMER – Simply Irresistable

MADONNA – Papa Don’t Preach

ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK – We Love You

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA & OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN – Xanadu

RICK SPRINGFIELD – Don’t Talk To Strangers

GENESIS – Land Of Confusion

ICEHOUSE – Great Southern Land

THE EGYPTIAN LOVER – I Cry (Night After Night)

KITCHEN OF DISTINCTION – The 3rd Time We Opened The Capsule

SIMPLE MINDS – See The Lights

R.E.M. – The One I Love

THE KORGIS – Everybody’s Got To Learn Sometime

TALKING HEADS – Once In A Lifetime

THE SMITHS – Bigmouth Strikes Again

CHINA CRISIS – Working With Fire And Steel

THE CARS – Since You’re Gone

THE CURE – A Forest

VAN HALEN – Dreams

EDDIE MONEY – Think I’m In Love

PRINCE – Automatic (7″ Edit)

EDDY GRANT – Gimme Hope Jo’anna

THE STONE ROSES – Waterfall

ULTRAVOX – Reap The Wild Wind

METRO (FEAT. PETER GODWIN – Making You Up

YELLO – The Race

YOUNG MC – Bust A Move

JOACHIM WITT – Goldener Reiter

THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS – Pretty In Pink

INXS – Just Keep Walking

QUEEN – Radio Ga Ga

TRAVELING WILBURYS – Tweeter And The Monkey Man

JOE “BEAN” ESPOSITO – You’re The Best

CHEAP TRICK – Mighty Wings

ANEKA – Japanese Boy

NEW ORDER – Your Silent Face

THE BLUE NILE – The Downtown Lights

SYDNEY YOUNGBLOOD – If Only I Could

GEORGE HARRISON – When We Was Fab

DEPECHE MODE – I Sometimes Wish I Was Dead

TUBEWAY ARMY – Are ‘Friends’ Electric?

THE FIXX – Secret Seperation

TALKING HEADS – Wild Wild Life

CROWDED HOUSE – Into Temptation

MICHAEL JACKSON – The Way You Make Me Feel

EDIE BRICKELL & NEW BOHEMIANS – What I Am

STYX – Too Much Time On My Hands

TEARS FOR FEARS – Pale Shelter

THOMAS DOLBY – She Blinded Me With Science

BILLY IDOL – Hot In The City

REO SPEEDWAGON – Take It On The Run

XTC – Dear God

THE NAILS – 88 Lines About 44 Women

MÜNCHENER FREIHEIT – Every Time

DOUBLE – The Captain Of Her Heart

MORRISSEY – Everyday Is Like Sunday

MIKE & THE MECHANICS – The Living Years

N.W.A. – Straight Outta Compton

DURAN DURAN – Rio

THE JIM CARROLL BAND – People Who Died

PAT BENATAR – Hit Me With Your Best Shot

GRACE JONES – I’m Not Perfect

LAURA BRANIGAN – Gloria

ALICE COOPER – Clones

MEN AT WORK – It’s A Mistake

ROD STEWART – Some Guys Have All The Luck

HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS – Do You Believe In Love

THE PASADENAS – Tribute (Right On)

ZIGGY MARLEY – Tumblin’ Down

BLONDIE – The Tide Is High

PETER CETERA – The Glory Of Love

DEPECHE MODE – But Not Tonight

INXS – Never Tear Us Apart

THE CARS – Touch And Go

PIXIES – Here Comes Your Man

STAN BUSH – The Touch

KENNY LOGGINS – I’m Alright

BRONSKI BEAT – Hit That Perfect Beat

MANFRED MANN’S EARTH BAND – The Runner

THE POLICE – Don’t Stand So Close To Me

FREDDIE MERCURY – Living On My Own

DAVID BOWIE, GIORGIO MORODER – Cat People (Putting Out Fire)

THE ROMANTICS – What I Like About You

THE CLASH – The Magnificent Seven

TALKING HEADS – Girlfriend Is Better

MR. MISTER – Is It Love

WHITESNAKE – Is This Love

ABBA – The Winner Takes It All

SUPERTRAMP – It’s Raining Again

RICK ASTLEY – Together Forever

U2 – Gloria

PRINCE – Raspberry Beret

ABC – The Look Of Love – Pt. 1

YAZOO – Don’t Go

LIONEL RICHIE – Hello

THE ESSENCE – Endless Lakes

TWISTED SISTER – We’re Not Gonna Take It

CAMOUFLAGE – The Great Commandment

HAIRCUT 100 – Fantastic Day

TONI BASIL – Mickey

ORCHESTRAL MANOUEVRES IN THE DARK – Dreaming

ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN – Bring On The Dancing Horses

THE B-52’S – Channel Z

INXS – Burn For You

RUN DMC – It’s Like That

SHRIEKBACK – My Spine Is The Bass Line

MICHAEL JACKSON – Bad

BILLY IDOL – Eyes Without A Face

PAULA ABDUL – Straight Up

THE SMITHS – Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before

BIG COUNTRY – Fields Of Fire

SPANDAU BALLET – To Cut A Long Story Short

METRO (FEAT. PETER GODWIN) – Middle Of The Night

OINGO BOINGO – Dead Man’s Party

EARTH, WIND & FIRE – Shining Star

LUTHER VANDROSS – Never Too Much

BOBBY MCFERRIN – Don’t Worry Be Happy

STYX – Mr. Roboto

SPARKS – When I’m With You

HOLLY JOHNSON – Love Train

SABRINA – Boys (Summertime Love)

VAN HALEN  – You Really Got Me

FAITH NO MORE – Epic

PUBLIC ENEMY – Bring The Noise

MUSICAL YOUTH – Pass The Dutchie

UB40 – Kingston Town

TRACY CHAPMAN – Baby Can I Hold You

BUCKS FIZZ – The Land Of Make Believe

DAVID BOWIE & MICK JAGGER – Dancing In The Streets

Q-FEEL – Dancing in Heaven

DEVO – Girl U Want

THE POLICE – Spirits In The Material World

THE SILENCERS – I Want You

THE CARS – You Are The Girl

PETE SHELLEY – Homosapien

TWISTED SISTER – I Wanna Rock

ULTRAVOX – Hymn

QUEEN – I Want It All

SAMANTHA FOX – Touch Me (I Want You Body)

THE BLUES BROTHERS – Everybody Needs Somebody To Love

INXS – I Send A Message

THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS – Heartbreak Beat

THE THE – This Is The Day

NEW ORDER – Regret

R.E.M. – Fall On Me

PATTI LABELLE – New Attitude

BILLY OCEAN – Carribbean Queen

TIMBUK 3 – The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades

THE HOUSE OF LOVE – Christine

DE LA SOUL – Me Myself and I

MAX CARL – The Circle

BON JOVI – You Give Love A Bad Name

PAT BENATAR – We Belong

JAMES – Sit Down

DURAN DURAN – Do You Believe In Shame?

THE BLUE NILE – Stay

THE PRIMITIVES – Crash

THE POLICE – De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da

BOB SEGER – Her Strut

SHRIEKBACK – All Lined Up

SHANNON – Let The Music Play

THE JAM – Going Underground

HAIRCUT 100 – Love Plus One

CACTUS WORLD NEWS – The Bridge

SPARKS – I Wish I Looked A Bit Better

TOM TOM CLUB – Genius Of Work

BILLY IDOL – Mony Mony

JOE JACKSON – It’s Different For Girls

PIXIES – Where Is My Mind?

ORANGE JUICE – Blue Boy

MAX WERNER – Rain In May

SPLIT ENZ – Six Months In A Leaky Boat

THE ROLLING STONES – Mixed Eomotions

THE KINKS – Do It Again

ROY ORBISON – Heartbreak Radio

THE CHURCH – The Reptile

HAPPY MONDAYS – W.F.L.

U2 – The Unforgettable Fire

PAOLO CONTE – Via Con Me

GYPSY KINGS – Volare

THE WATERBOYS – Fisherman’s Blues

BOB DYLAN – Jokerman

DAVID BOWIE – Absolute Beginners

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA – Calling America

PRINCE – Jungle Love

XTC – Love At First Sight

JOY DIVISION – Digital

STU PHILLIPS – Knight Rider Theme

GRANDMASTER FLASH & THE FURIOUS FIVE – The Message

CHARLIE SEXTON – Beat’s So Lonely

THE ESSENCE – Only For You

SLADE – Run Runaway

THE CURE – A Night Like This

GARY NUMAN – Cars

TALK TALK – Living In Another World

MICHAEL JACKSON – Dirty Diana

WANG CHUNG – Praying To A New God

BOW WOW WOW – I Want Candy

THE CLASH – Somebody Get Murdered

A-HA – The Living Daylights

SQUEEZE – Annie Get Your Gun

THE GODFATHERS – Birth, School, Work, Death

SIMPLE MINDS – Promised You A Miracle

ROBERT HAZARD – Escalator Of Live

AC/DC – Givin The Dog A Bone

HÜSKER DÜ – Pink Turns Blue

THE GREG KIHN BAND – Jeopardy

MODERN TALKING – You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul

ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK – Telegraph

LEE MAJORS – The Unknown Stuntman

JOHNNY CASH; WILLIE NELSON – The Highwayman

JOHN LENNON – Watching The Wheels

STEVIE WONDER – Stay Gold

PAUL YOUNG – Love Of The Common People

DURAN DURAN – A View To Kill

KOOL & THE GANG – Celebration

FUNKY 4 + 1 – That’s The Joint

LOS LOBOS – La Bamba

TRAVELING WILBURYS – Not Alone Any More

LITTLE STEVEN – Out Of The Darkness

FREDDIE MERCURY – The Great Pretender

TERENCE TRENT D’ARBY – Sign Your Name

THE HOUSE OF LOVE – I Don’t Know Why I Love You

R.E.M. – Orange Crush

TEARS FOR FEARS – Change

MEDIUM MEDIUM – Hungry, So Angry

PAUL SIMON – Graceland

BIG COUNTRY – Porrohman

MIDNIGHT OIL – Blue Sky Mine

MISSING PERSONS – Words

VAN HALEN – Panama

THE CARS – Hello Again

PUBLIC IMAGE LTD. – This Is Not A Love Song

QUEEN – Who Wants To Live Forever

THE SMITHS – There Is A Light That Never Goes Out

STEPHEN DUFFY – Kiss Me

BILLY IDOL – Catch My Tail

TACO – Puttin’ On The Ritz

THE MISSION – Butterfly On A Wheel

MARC ALMOND, GENE PITNEY – Something’s Gotten Hold Of My Heart

ABBA – Super Trouper

SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES – The Passenger

SISTER NANCY – Bam Bam

THE MONROES – What Do All The People Know?

THE ROLLING STONES – Dance, Pt 1

GRANDMASTER MELLE MEL & THE FURIOUS FIVE – Step Off

ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK – Talking Loud And Clear

THE STONE ROSES – Fools Gold

MICHAEL JACKSON – Man In The Mirror

PRINCE – Let’s Go Crazy

ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS – New Lace Sleeves

THE POLICE – Synchronicity II

PIXIES – Monkey Gone To Heaven

SPOONS – Nova Heart

THOMPSON TWINS – If You Were Here

U2 – All I Want Is You

INXS – Don’t Change

ROGER HODGSON – Had A Dream

 

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