If the eighties could be described in one song, what would it be?

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  1. Stratavarious

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    ...nuff said!​
     
  2. A.B.Negative

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    Tremendous! Saw Killing Joke recently, they've still got it.
     
  3. octatonic

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    For me the 80's are split- 1980-1985 and 1985-1989.

    1980-1984 has to be 'Jump' by Van Halen
    1985-1989 has to be 'Sweet Child O Mine' by Guns N Roses

    You can keep your synthy, puffy-shirted, half-sucked-mango-seed haircut wearing pop-music thanks.

    Honourable mentions:

    Birth, School, Work, Death - The Godfathers (1988)
    Anything by Husker Du
    Master of Puppets - Metallica
    Back in Black - AC/DC

    But there are loads really.
     
  4. A.B.Negative

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    We listened to a lot of the same stuff, Roman!

    Husker Du is the reason I got myself an Epi Korina V (couldn't get an Ibanez Rocket Roll).

    My flatmates and I had a ritual where we'd sing along with Camouflage every evening before we ate.
     
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    How can we forget . .


    And what I've always considered to be the most perfectly constructed pop song ever.
     
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    RomanS nailed it for me, though I have to add this one:

     
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    I actually loved this song. I'm a big tone tweaker and I love my sauce and sizzle. This definitely works for me.
     
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    My time and place in the 80's summed up- Bon Jovi-Living on a prayer
     
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    That explains everything!


    More 80's music:





     
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    This one totally summed up a lot of the fashions in the 80's.

     
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    isnt jump just a smidgen away from that which you despise

    roth wore some ridiculous outfits

    their hair cuts werent that great

    that keyboard eddie played was a synth
     
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    Lots of interesting Alt-Folk in the 80's.



     
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    Rap was also the sound of the 80's.





     
  14. Alex W

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    That's some good suff there RomanS.

    Lots of great music in the 80s. I think the decade gets bad rap. Even the bad stuff is no worse than the s--t from any other decade.
     
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    Ok, a serious "duh" moment:



    That song pretty much defines the 80s, perfectly.
     
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    the 80's started with "call me " from Blondie`
     
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    I remember alot of the music from the 80's but i really have a hard time remembering any music from the 90's or 2000's. Nothing really stands out.

    Remember this guy? I have to say he has a great voice.

     
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    Not the soundtrack of the 80's, just a good one I've been listening to today

     
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    Left of Centre, Luka , Marlene on the wall, Toms Diner...

    Suzanne Vega, she did the 80's... some interesting songs...
     
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    These videos remind me why I really don't care for most eighties machine-created, over-produced music. Horrible. And so are the videos.
     
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