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

80s music challenge! Can you beat it?

 May 10, 2018
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Question: 1/25Name the song!

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

Question: 2/25Name 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

Question: 3/25Name 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

Question: 4/25Name the song!

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

Question: 5/25Name the song!

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

Question: 6/25Name 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

Question: 7/25Name the song!

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

Question: 8/25Name the song!

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

Question: 9/25Name 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

Question: 10/25Name the song!

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

Question: 11/25Name the song!

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

Question: 12/25Name 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

Question: 13/25Name the song!

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

Question: 14/25Name the song!

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

Question: 15/25Name the song!

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

Question: 16/25Name the song!

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

Question: 17/25Name the song!

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

Question: 18/25Name the song!

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

Question: 19/25Name the song!

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

Question: 20/25Name the song!

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

Question: 21/25Name 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

Question: 22/25Name the song!

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

Question: 23/25Name the song!

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

Question: 24/25Name 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

Question: 25/25Name 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.