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"
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"
Working For The Weekend by Loverboy
Hands To Yourself by The Georgia Satellites
The Love Shack by the B-52's

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"
Rock The Casbah by The Clash
Mr. Roberto by Styx
Dead Man's Party by Oingo Boingo

5 of 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

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"
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
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"
And We Danced by The Hooters
I Ran by Flock of Seagulls
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
We Didn't Start the Fire by Billy Joel
Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood

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
Goodbye To You by Scandal
Maneater by Hall And Oates

14 of 25Name the song!

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

15 of 25Name the song!

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

16 of 25Name the song!

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

17 of 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

18 of 25Name the song!

"Traveling in a fried-out combie, On a hippie trail, head full of zombie"
Land Down Under by Men At Work
Boys of Summer by Don Henley
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"
Heart And Soul by T'pau
True Colors by Cyndi Lauper
Broken Wings by Mr. Mister

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"
She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals
The Tide Is High by Blondie
Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer

22 of 25Name the song!

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

23 of 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

24 of 25Name the song!

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

25 of 25Name the song!

"Say you don't know me, or recognize my face"
Breaking Us In Two by Joe Jackson
We Built This City by Starship
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.