All Time Favourite Singles of the 1980’s

Title Performer Year
01 True Faith New Order 1987
02 Shout To The Top Style Council 1985
03 Blue Monday New Order 1983
04 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 1983
05 Original Sin INXS 1984
06 Love Plus One Haircut One Hundred 1982
07 Take On Me a-ha 1985
08 The Perfect Kiss New Order 1985
09 Go Insane Lindsey Buckingham 1984
10 Come Dancing Kinks 1983
11 Fadeaway BoDeans 1986
12 Teardrops Womack & Womack 1989
13 Another Nail In My Heart Squeeze 1980
14 Beat It Michael Jackson 1983
15 Back To Life Soul II Soul featuring Caron Wheeler 1989
16 Breaking Away Balance 1981
17 Johnny And Mary Robert Palmer 1980
18 Fine Time New Order 1989
19 Cars Gary Numan 1980
20 In A Big Country Big Country 1983
21 Let My People Go-Go Rainmakers 1986
22 The Promise When In Rome 1988
23 You’re The Voice John Farnham 1987
24 My Girl (Gone Gone Gone) Chilliwack 1981
25 Need You Tonight INXS 1987
26 (I Just) Died In Your Arms Cutting Crew 1987
27 Overworked And Underprivileged Scott Merritt 1986
28 The Breakup Song (They Don’t Write ‘Em) Greg Kihn Band 1981
29 Hold Me Now Thompson Twins 1984
30 Do They Know It’s Christmas Band Aid 1984
31 The Story Of The Blues Wah! 1983
32 Flash In The Night Secret Service 1982
33 Love Action (I Believe) Human League 1982
34 That Girl Could Sing Jackson Browne 1980
35 Slow Train Breit Bros. 1989
36 Sleepwalk Ultravox 1980
37 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 1981
38 Love Comes Quickly Pet Shop Boys 1986
39 Wouldn’t It Be Good Nik Kershaw 1984
40 Church Not Made With Hands Waterboys 1984
41 Infected The The 1987
42 And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going Jennifer Holliday 1982
43 A Little Is Enough Pete Townshend 1980
44 Sunglasses At Night Corey Hart 1984
45 Wind Him Up Saga 1981
46 My Mistake Kingbees 1980
47 Lessons In Love Level 42 1987
48 Gemini Dream Moody Blues 1981
49 Somewhere In My Heart Aztec Camera 1988
50 This Corrosion Sisters Of Mercy 1988
51 Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go Soft Cell 1982
52 It’s My Life Talk Talk 1984
53 Run To You Bryan Adams 1984
54 Diamond Mine Blue Rodeo 1989
55 April Fool Chalk Circle 1986
56 Left Of Centre Suzanne Vega 1986
57 Touched By The Hand Of God New Order 1988
58 The Friends Of Mr. Cairo Jon & Vangelis 1981
59 Smalltown Boy Bronski Beat 1984
60 Long Hot Summer Style Council 1983
61 King Of Pain The Police 1983
62 Right Here Waiting Richard Marx 1989
63 The Dead Heart Midnight Oil 1988
64 On The Loose Saga 1982
65 Don’t Walk Past Blue Peter 1983
66 Walking On Sunshine Katrina & The Waves 1985
67 Talking In My Sleep Romantics 1984
68 Round And Round New Order 1989
69 On My Radio The Selecter 1980
70 Driving Away From Home (Jim’s Tune) It’s Immaterial 1986
71 One Thing Leads To Another The Fixx 1983
72 Why Can’t I Be You The Cure 1987
73 Funky Town Pseudo Echo 1987
74 She Drives Me Crazy Fine Young Cannibals 1989
75 A Criminal Mind Gowan 1985
76 All Touch Rough Trade 1981
77 The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades Timbuk 3 1986
78 Send Me An Angel Real Life 1984
79 I’ve Been In Love Before Cutting Crew 1987
80 While You See A Chance Steve Winwood 1981
81 Hot Water Level 42 1986
82 I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) Daryl Hall & John Oates 1982
83 Who Can It Be Now Men At Work 1982
84 Go To Pieces Paul Janz 1985
85 She’s On The Left Jeffrey Osborne 1988
86 Alibis MOEV 1985
87 Let Love Rule Lenny Kravitz 1989
88 Black Cars Gino Vannelli 1985
89 Always Something There To Remind Me Naked Eyes 1983
90 Train In Vain (Stand By Me) The Clash 1980
91 Ride Like The Wind Christopher Cross 1980
92 Hungry Like The Wolf Duran Duran 1982
93 Let The Music Play Shannon 1984
94 Living On The Ceiling Blancmange 1983
95 I’m Shakin’ The Blasters 1982
96 Working With Fire & Steel China Crisis 1984
97 In The Dark Billy Squier 1981
98 Start! The Jam 1981
99 I Dreamt Rarefaction 1985
100 Shadow Play Vis-à-Vis 1987
Published on November 30, 2009 at 1:22 pm  Leave a Comment  

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