80s Music - It's The Best! How Many Of These Hit Songs Can YOU Name?

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Are you an 80s expert?

This quiz will ask about hit songs from the 80s featuring music from artists like Queen, Blondie, and Hall & Oates.

 Aug 15, 2020

1 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"It's a long time to be gone, Time just rolls on and on,"
Take On Me by A-Ha
Walking On Sunshine by Katrina and The Waves
Hold On Tight by Electric Light Orchestra

2 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"Share the spice of life,"
Don't Mess With Doctor Dream by The Thompson Twins
Let's Groove by Earth, Wind, and Fire
Night Shift by The Commodores

3 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"You know you're something special and you look like you're the best,"
Kiss On My List by Hall & Oates
Footloose by Kenny Loggins
Rio by Duran Duran

4 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"I'm what I am and I'm gonna keep a rockin' that way,"
Everybody Wants to Rule The World by Tears for Fears
Rockabilly Rebel by Matchbox
Running Up That Hill by Kate Bush

5 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"Gotta make a move to a town that's right for me,"
Cherish by Kool and The Gang
Frank by Sister Sledge
Funkytown by Lipps Inc.

6 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"Maybe she's best in dreams. She's still the best I've seen,"
Broken Wings by Mr. Mister
Dreamin' by Cliff Richard
We Built This City by Starship

7 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"When you're with me, you brighten up my day,"
True Colors by Cyndi Lauper
Candy Girl by New Edition
Manic Monday by The Bangles

8 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"I take it all, you squeeze me dry, and now today, you couldn't even say goodbye."
Whatever You Want by Status Quo
Fight For Ourselves by Spandau Ballet
Don't Get Me Wrong by The Pretenders

9 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"She wanted to test her husband. She knew exactly what to do,"
Venus by Bananarama
Babooshka by Kate Bush
Walk Like An Egyptian by The Bangles

10 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"I'm on the run, No time to sleep,"
Kokomo by The Beach Boys
Ride Like The Wind by Christopher Cross
Billie Jean by Michael Jackson

11 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"Ain't no sound but the sound of his feet, machine guns ready to go,"
Another One Bites The Dust by Queen
West End Girls by The Pet Shop Boys
Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham

12 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"Color me your color, darling, I know who you are,"
Push It by Salt 'N' Pepa
Don't Go by The Hothouse Flowers
Call Me by Blondie

13 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"I'm going to miss your love the minute you walk out that door,"
Perfect by Fairground Attraction
Together Forever by Rick Astley
Please Don't Go by KC & The Sunshine Band

14 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"I never told a soul just how I've been feeling over you,"
Total Eclipse of the Heart by Bonnie Tyler
On The Radio by Donna Summer
I'm Still Standing by Elton John

15 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"I don't feel the need to give such secrets away,"
Footloose by Kenny Loggins
What Is Love by Howard Jones
Kiss On My List by Hall & Oates

16 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"My knees are shakin, baby. My heart it beats like a drum,"
Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie
2000 Miles by The Pretenders
Candy Girl by New Edition

17 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"That man took the stage. His towel was swingin' high,"
Geno by Dexy's Midnight Runners
Maniac by Michael Sembello
Somebody to Love by Queen

18 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"I'm lying alone with my head on the phone thinking of you till it hurts,"
Hold Me Now by The Thompson Twins
Please Please Tell Me Now by Duran Duran
All Out of Love by Air Supply

19 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"It seems to last forever and time will slowly ride,"
Dial My Heart by The Boys
The Loco-Motion by Kylie Minogue
9 to 5 by Sheena Easton

20 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"My love, there's so many ways I want to say 'I love you,'"
Lady by Kenny Rogers
I'm Still Standing by Elton John
All Night Long by Lionel Richie
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Michael Jackson ... Madonna ... Duran Duran ... These were just some of the names that graced the top of the music charts in the 1980s. While taking over the radios, these artists also dominated MTV with their revolutionary, vibrant, and entertainment changing music videos. Michael Jackson, taking his hit "Thriller" and moving the bar for music videos by setting it to fourteen minutes! Madonna, rocking the airwaves with her out-there fashion and her totally pro dance moves. Think you've got what it takes to match these artists to their correct lyrics - then take this quiz and prove it to us!

The 80s was an incredible decade for music. In line with new fashion, new movies, and a cultural change, the music of the 80s knew no boundaries. Different artists from all different genres were making music for everyone. Whether you wanted to be out on the dance floor, singing along in your room, or just watching MTV in your home, some artist out there made a song just for you! If you feel like taking a trip down memory lane by revisiting these songs, then hit that button and take this quiz!

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