Favourite 80's Tracks?
Posted 07 October 2012 - 03:42 PM
Posted 28 October 2012 - 02:16 PM
Posted 21 November 2012 - 09:46 PM
The Cure - Just Like Heaven, favorite song of all time
Joy Division - Love Will Tear us Apart, I like the BBC version music video
New Order - Dreams Never End, 3rd place
The Psychedelic Furs - Love My Way has anyone else posted the furs yet? I've only looked at pages 1-5 and 18 and 19.
The Cure - Lets Go To Bed, the cure again
Has anyone posted Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark? Good 80s band too. Also there is a lack of Depeche Mode, surprisingly.
Posted 30 November 2012 - 03:02 AM
Believe it or not, the singer is Ricky Gervais when he was in the pop group Seona Dancing back in 1983 .
Posted 30 November 2012 - 09:14 AM Edited by tony-resta, 30 November 2012 - 09:18 AM.
Posted 01 December 2012 - 06:33 PM
Posted 28 December 2012 - 02:19 PM
Oh then there's the awesome classic Deathrock that came out of the 80's,
Don't even get me started on all the amazing Post-Punk, Batcave, Coldwave and Darkwave music that came out around this time.
Posted 29 December 2012 - 08:29 PM
Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:40 AM
Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:40 AM
just listen to this track and look at cover art.
one word COOL !
Posted 20 January 2013 - 03:54 AM
YES from 1983.
U2 from '83
Petty from 1989
Tom Cochrane and Red Rider from 1980
John Mellencamp from '82.
Still, it bothers me that I left out so many great bands/singers from the 80s. Talking Heads, INXS, The Police, Billy Idol, April Wine, AC/DC, Def Leppard, Dire Straits, Don Henley, Gino Vannelli, Guns N' Roses, Men at Work, Michael Jackson, Rush, The Scorpions, The Clash, Van Halen, etc. Not to mention the 80s had to be the greatest decade for one hit wonders.
Posted 23 February 2013 - 11:20 AM Edited by Markwey, 23 February 2013 - 11:22 AM.
Video above is the Ramones performing "Pet Sematary" live at the MTV Studios back in 1989
and below is the music video from same year featuring scenes from the movie "Pet Sematary".
Song inspired by Stephen King's book and film of the same name.
My favorite song from the Ramones of the 80's.
Posted 26 March 2013 - 01:56 PM
Posted 23 April 2013 - 03:14 PM
Posted 23 April 2013 - 09:21 PM
Posted 23 April 2013 - 10:34 PM
Billie Jean - MJ
Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N Roses
You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
Born In The USA - Bruce Springsteen
Jump - Van Halen
Fast Car - Tracy Chapman
Livin On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
Just some of the bunch but I could go on all night.
Posted 20 May 2013 - 01:03 AM Edited by Valenta, 07 July 2013 - 06:51 PM.
Posted 20 May 2013 - 01:17 AM
Posted 23 May 2013 - 10:48 PM
Yes, this is one of the cheesiest songs ever, but it's also a fine example of how to achieve longevity in the music industry. Even now, nearly 20 years after its release, it's still a very well known songs, still listened to by many, and still bloody good. I take my hat off to Mr. Richie.
And then there's this, a love song by a bunch of goths. When I first started listening to these guys, they felt as though they'd come from the future. That was in the 90's. I later learned that this was simply because their sound was so unique and finely tuned that they essentially didn't belong to the sound of an era, it was all their own, and that forever impressed the balls off me.
Posted 23 May 2013 - 11:04 PM
Posted 23 June 2013 - 11:12 AM
Posted 23 June 2013 - 02:07 PM
Metallica - Kill em all, Ride the Lightning, Master of Puppets, And Justice for All
Guns n Roses - Appetite for Destruction
AC/DC - Back in Black, Highway to Hell (1979, but close enough)
ZZ Top - Eliminator
Motley Crue - Shout at the Devil
Iron Maiden - Powerslave, Piece of Mind
Dio (RIP)- Holy Diver
Megadeth - Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?
King Diamond - Abigail
Motorhead - Ace of Spades
Anthrax - Among the Living
Ozzy - Blizzard of Ozz, Diary of a Madman, Bark at the Moon
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