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51 Finest ’80s Songs That Stand The Check of Time

51 Finest ’80s Songs That Stand The Check of Time


The most effective ’80s songs are one way or the other equal components timeless and very of their time. In any case, this was a decade of extra — massive hair, massive shoulder pads and massive egos — so it is sensible that the music of the interval nonetheless makes an impression so a few years later.

The Eighties had been a particularly transformational time for the music trade, and we proceed to really feel its results right this moment. Keep in mind, that is the last decade when MTV launched and launched the idea of Music Video As Artwork. And each DJ topping the charts right this moment ought to thank the ’80s for making synthesizers and different digital sounds mainstream. Rap and hip hop additionally made enormous strides within the ’80s, paving the best way in your favorite artists right this moment.

It’s telling that after I requested the Glamour workers to share their favorite ’80s songs, I used to be met with an awesome response. Shortly, folks jumped to share tracks that crossed all genres and moods. Cheerful love songs, moody goth rock, dance membership hits, get together jams — every thing was represented. And one way or the other all of them labored collectively in a playlist!

So veg out and luxuriate in, beneath, our picks for one of the best ’80s songs.

1. Grasp Blaster (Jammin’) by Stevie Marvel (1980)

Largely an ode to Bob Marley, this track has deep political messaging according to Marley’s peaceable imaginative and prescient of the world. The reggae beat is unmatched, and though Marvel’s vocals are iconic, the track has impressed some worthy dwell covers, together with otherworldly variations by Whitney Houston and Lauryn Hill, and —don’t snort – one by a 2012 contestant on American Idol that turned one of many present’s coolest performances. —Perrie Samotin, digital director, Glamour US



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