Your top ten songs: The 80s


Faith No More "Epic"
Billy Idol "Dancing with Myself"
OMD "Electricity"
The Clash "Should I Stay or Should I Go"
The Police "Synchronicity II"
Dead or Alive "You Spin Me Right Round"
New Order "Bizarre Love Triangle"
Simple Minds "Dont You Forget About Me"
Prince "Purple Rain"
was going to put Soft Cell "Tainted Love" (but its a cover of a 1964 recording)so: Dexys Midnight Runners "Come on Eileen"


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Here is my list:

The Cure - Just Like Heaven
New Order - Leave Me Alone
Ramones - Do You Remember Rock N Roll Radio?
The Police - Every Breath You Take
Metallica - For Whom The Bell Tolls
KISS - I'm A Legend Tonight
Guns N’ Roses - Welcome to the Jungle
Misfits - 20 Eyes
Billy Idol - Dancing with Myself
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Into the Light


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Just one rule: Only one song per artist/band.

David Bowie; Ashes to Ashes
New Order; Blue Monday
Propaganda; Dr. Mabuse
Magazine; Feed the Enemy
The Smiths; This Charming Man
The The; Heartland
Depeche Mode; See You
Simple Minds; Someone, Somewhere (in Summertime)
David Sylvian/Ryuichi Sakamoto; Forbidden Colours
Morrissey; Late Night, Maudlin Street
So many great tunes in these lists. Just proves that the 80s wasn't that bad - Simple Minds, Cure, Smiths, New Order...The list goes on...It's really hard to choose but here's mine:

Simple Minds - Someone, Somewhere (in Summertime) - the true magnificence of this band's early years is finally getting the right attention these years.
New Order - Blue Monday - the 12" instrumental went on heavy rotation night after night in my teens.
The Cult - She Sells santuary - Goth going pop!
The Cure - A forest - just great.
Fields of the nephilim - Moonchild - this band emerged after the first wave of Goth bands and remained one of the best.
The Mission - Tower of strenght - The build up of the tune is Zeppelin worthy
U2 - Pride - people hate them these days, but The unforgettable fire was seminal.
The Smiths - This charming man - The Beatles of my generation!
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