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

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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!

 Jun 08, 2020

1 of 25Name the song!

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

2 of 25Name the song!

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

3 of 25Name the song!

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

4 of 25Name the song!

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

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
West End Girls by The Pet Shop Boys
Oh, Sherry by Steve Perry

6 of 25Name the song!

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

7 of 25Name the song!

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

8 of 25Name the song!

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

9 of 25Name the song!

"Moving on the floor now babe you're a bird of paradise"
Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant
Rio by Duran Duran
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"
What's on Your Mind (Pure Energy) by Information Society
Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood
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"
Welcome To The Jungle by Guns N' Roses
Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel
One Night in Bangkok by Murray Head

13 of 25Name the song!

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

14 of 25Name the song!

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

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
We Built This City by Starship
I Love LA by Randy Newman

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"
Boys of Summer by Don Henley
Land Down Under by Men At Work
Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant

19 of 25Name the song!

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

20 of 25Name the song!

"I walk along the city streets you used to walk along with me"
Always Something There To Remind Me by Naked Eyes
Tainted Love by Soft Cell
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
Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer
She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals

22 of 25Name the song!

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

23 of 25Name the song!

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

24 of 25Name the song!

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

25 of 25Name the song!

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