Quiz: Can You Name These 25 Lesser-Known 80s Songs By One Lyric?


80s music challenge! Can you beat it?

Can you name these songs from the 80s with just one lyric? Take this quiz to see how well you know your favorites!

 May 10, 2018

1 of 25Name the song!

"I'll be gone In a day or two"
Don't Dream It's Over by Crowded House
Take On Me by A-Ha
Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor

2 of 25Name the song!

"I'm headin' down the Atlanta highway, lookin' for the love getaway"
The Love Shack by the B-52's
Working For The Weekend by Loverboy
Hands To Yourself by The Georgia Satellites

3 of 25Name the song!

"I stumble into town just like a sacred cow"
China Girl by David Bowie
Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Stand Or Fall by The Fixx

4 of 25Name the song!

"The oil down the desert way has been shakin' to the top"
Dead Man's Party by Oingo Boingo
Rock The Casbah by The Clash
Mr. Roberto by Styx

5 of 25Name the song!

"Oh yeah life goes on long after the thrill of livin' is gone"
Jack And Diane by John Cougar Mellencamp
Oh, Sherry by Steve Perry
West End Girls by The Pet Shop Boys

6 of 25Name the song!

"You think you've got the right but I think you've got it wrong"
Gloria by Laura Branigan
She Bop by Cyndi Lauper
Mickey by Toni Basil

7 of 25Name the song!

"Her hair is Harlow gold, her lips sweet surprise"
Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes
Hold Me Now by The Thompson Twins
Maneater by Hall And Oates

8 of 25Name the song!

'Give me time to realize my crime"
Another Brick In The Wall Part II by Pink Floyd
Do You Really Want To Hurt Me by Culture Club
Pretty In Pink by The Psychedelic Furs

9 of 25Name the song!

"Moving on the floor now babe you're a bird of paradise"
Rio by Duran Duran
Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant
Too Shy by Kajagoogoo

10 of 25Name the song!

"I walk along the avenue I never thought I'd meet a girl like you"
I Ran by Flock of Seagulls
And We Danced by The Hooters
Sunglasses At Night by Corey Hart

11 of 25Name the song!

"But shoot it in the right direction"
Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood
What's on Your Mind (Pure Energy) by Information Society
We Didn't Start the Fire by Billy Joel

12 of 25Name the song!

"You could have a steam train if you'd just lay down your tracks"
Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel
One Night in Bangkok by Murray Head
Welcome To The Jungle by Guns N' Roses

13 of 25Name the song!

"She'll only come out at night, The lean and hungry type"
Harden My Heart by Quarterflash
Maneater by Hall And Oates
Goodbye To You by Scandal

14 of 25Name the song!

"I saw him dancing there by the record machine"
Sexy And Seventeen by The Stray Cats
Uptown Girl by Billy Joel
I Love Rock-n-Roll by Joan Jett

15 of 25Name the song!

"I come home in the morning light"
Manic Monday by The Bangles
Our Lips Are Sealed by The Go-Go's
Girls Just Want To Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper

16 of 25Name the song!

"New York, New York is everything they say and no place that I'd rather be"
The Heart Of Rock N' Roll by Huey Lewis And The News
I Love LA by Randy Newman
We Built This City by Starship

17 of 25Name the song!

"Father wears his Sunday best, Mother's tired she needs a rest"
Love Plus One by Haircut 100
Our House by Madness
Romeo's Tune by Steve Forbert

18 of 25Name the song!

"Traveling in a fried-out combie, On a hippie trail, head full of zombie"
Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant
Boys of Summer by Don Henley
Land Down Under by Men At Work

19 of 25Name the song!

"Baby it's all I know that you're half of the flesh and blood makes me whole"
Heart And Soul by T'pau
Broken Wings by Mr. Mister
True Colors by Cyndi Lauper

20 of 25Name the song!

"I walk along the city streets you used to walk along with me"
Tainted Love by Soft Cell
Always Something There To Remind Me by Naked Eyes
Hungry Like The Wolf by Duran Duran

21 of 25Name the song!

"Your lights are on, but you're not home"
The Tide Is High by Blondie
She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals
Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer

22 of 25Name the song!

"Since you've gone I've been lost without a trace"
Every Breath You Take by The Police
Saved By Zero by The Fixx
The Heat Is On by Glenn Frey

23 of 25Name the song!

"Dig if u will the picture of u and I engaged in a kiss"
I Can Dream About You by Dan Hartman
When Doves Cry by Prince
Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy by Sammy Hagar

24 of 25Name the song!

"That's great, it starts with an earthquake"
It's The End Of The World As We Know It by R.E.M.
Under Pressure by Queen and David Bowie
The Show Must Go On by Queen

25 of 25Name the song!

"Say you don't know me, or recognize my face"
We Built This City by Starship
It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel
Breaking Us In Two by Joe Jackson
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Ahhh, the 80s -- what a great time for music! Some of the most iconic hits came from this decade and when you hear some of them, you can't help but bop, dance, hum, and sing along. These songs are incredible. From the melodies to the lyrics. And surely you know some of the more famous songs and lyrics, but do you remember them ALL? Take this quiz to prove how much you love the 80s and 80s music, but also how wide your knowledge is. You're not just there for the biggest hits, you're there for all of the music. And you're not just humming along, you're singing along because you know ALL of the lyrics. Sound like you? Then take this quiz and prove it. If you can ace this quiz, you're practically an 80s icon yourself. Afterwards, you can visit women.com to take more music quizzes on the 60s, 70s and 80s. Surely someone who loves music as much as you do knows all the decades.