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You belong to the night ... doo da dooooooo! oh the eighties, I love you!! BEST DECADE OF MY LIFE.

by Anonymousreply 1705/18/2013

Livin' in a river of darkness, beneath the neon light.

by Anonymousreply 105/17/2013

Everybody Wang Chung tonight!

by Anonymousreply 205/17/2013

OP, why choose a boring song like that to illustrate the 80s? There was a lot of great music in that decade.

by Anonymousreply 305/17/2013

Such as, R3?

by Anonymousreply 405/17/2013

"Take me out before ya go-go"?

Oh, dear.

by Anonymousreply 505/17/2013

r4, such as:

She Blinded Me With Science - Thomas Dolby

Digging Your Scene - Blow Monkeys

Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel

Rock Me Amadeus - Falco

Twilight Zone - Golden Earring

Modern Love - David Bowie

Mr. Roboto - Styx

Wild Wild West - Escape Club

Kids in America - Kim Wilde

Come on Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners

by Anonymousreply 605/17/2013

OK R3, I see where you're headed. And I completely forgot about the Blow Monkeys -- thank you for the reminder!

Mr. Roboto was abysmal, however, as was Wild Wild West. But I'm with you on most of the other stuff.

Now here's one for you: Remember the song "19"? "N-n-n-n-n-nineteen! Nineteen!"

by Anonymousreply 705/17/2013

Mr Roboto and Wild Wild West were excellent. But whatever. No, I don't know 19. There was a Steely Dan song called Hey 19 but I don't think that's what you mean.

by Anonymousreply 805/18/2013

This thread makes me sad.

by Anonymousreply 905/18/2013

Night to night

Gimme the other, gimme the other

Chance tonight, Oh Yeah

Night to night

Gimme the other, gimme the other

Night to night

You won't play

by Anonymousreply 1005/18/2013

A place

where nobody dared to go

The love that we came to know

They call it Xanadu

by Anonymousreply 1105/18/2013

Here's a link to the video for "19". It was a popular song for about 20 minutes in the mid-'80's.

by Anonymousreply 1205/18/2013

Big Country

most of Chaka Khan's '80's albums

How Soon is Now

Don't Dream It's Over

Sybil's 'My Love is Guaranteed' mixed w/MARRS 'Pump Up The Volume' (linked)

my best decade is happening right now

by Anonymousreply 1305/18/2013

OP was intending to have a fun thread of song lyrics like the other one related to the seventies we had a few days ago.

But all you literal bitches spoiled it.

by Anonymousreply 1405/18/2013

Somebody told me

That everything she wants

Is everything she sees...

by Anonymousreply 1505/18/2013

r14, OP didn't say anything about intent. if you want a thread to go down a certain path, specify it.

by Anonymousreply 1605/18/2013

And there's a heart that's breaking down

this long-distance line tonight

I ain't missing you at all

Since you've been gone away.

I ain't missing you

No matter what I might say.

by Anonymousreply 1705/18/2013
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