Song and Music - 80s & 90s

Song titlesort descending Release date Singer - Band Singer-Band picture Album Country Musical genre Remarks
7 Seconds Jun. 1994 YOUSSOU N'DOUR AND NENEH CHERRY Man Senegal Various music This song is about the first 7 seconds in the life of a child just born
74-75 Sept. 1993 THE CONNELLS Ring USA POP song
A Girl Like You Jul. 1994 EDWYN COLLINS Gorgeous George Scotland ROCK
A toutes les filles May 1990 FÉLIX GRAY ET DIDIER BARBELIVIEN Les Amours cassées France Various
Africa (2) Apr. 1982 TOTO Toto IV USA POP
Afrique adieu 1982 MICHEL SARDOU Michel Sardou in 1998 (Paris) Il était là France POP Written by Michel Sardou, in collaboration with Jacques Revaux (author of "Comme d'habitude"), it is typical of Sardou's taste for travel and exoticism
Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now) Feb. 1984 PHIL COLLINS Against all odds England Power ballad OST of the movie with the same name
Alabina 1996 ALABINA Alabina Israel Various music Soundtrack of the movie "La Vérité si je mens"
All Cried Out Sept. 1984 ALISON MOYET Alf England POP
Aller plus haut Jul. 1999 TINA ARENA In Deep Australia POP
Almaz Nov. 1986 RANDY CRAWFORD Abstract Emotions U.S. Soul music It was written about a couple of Ethiopian refugees who were neighbours of Crawford's
Alright May 1995 SUPERGRASS I Should Coco England POP This anthem, with its upbeat lyrics and cheerful piano tune, seemed to epitomise British youth culture at the time
Always the Sun Oct. 1986 THE STRANGLERS The Stranglers in 2007 Dreamtime United Kingdom POP
Ameno 1996 ERA Era France New Age A song from the album was on the OST of "Les Visiteurs"
Amor de mis amores 1988 PACO Amor de mis amores France Latin Derived from the Peruvian waltz "Que nadie sepa mi sufrir", which was also adapted by Edith Piaf with "La foule"
Au coeur de la nuit Oct. 1980 TÉLÉPHONE Au coeur de la nuit France ROCK song
Babooshka Jun. 1980 KATE BUSH Never for Ever England Art ROCK It tells the story of a woman who wants to test the fidelity of her husband, posing for another whose pen name is Babooshka
Baby Jane May 1983 ROD STEWART Rod Stewart in Zaragoza Body Wishes United Kingdom POP
Bad News 1980 MOON MARTIN Bad News USA POP
Bamboléo 1987 GIPSY KINGS Gipsy Kings France Rumba flamenca
Barbie Girl Jun. 1997 AQUA Aquarium Denmark POP
Beds Are Burning Aug. 1987 MIDNIGHT OIL Diesel and Dust Australia New Wave It is about the homeland of Pintupi aborigines
Belle (Notre Dame de Paris) 1998 DANIEL LAVOIE, GAROU ET PATRICK FIORI Belle (Notre Dame de Paris) Canada Various Written by Luc Plamondon, author of "Starmania" musical lyrics, the music being composed by Richard Cocciante
Bette Davis Eyes Mar. 1981 KIM CARNES Mistaken Identity USA New Wave Written by Donna Weiss and Jackie DeShannon then recorded in 1975
Big in Japan Sept. 1984 ALPHAVILLE Forever Young Germany POP The title refers to the Western artists who are more popular in Japan than in their own country
Billie Jean Nov. 1982 MICHAEL JACKSON Thriller U.S. POP It is about a girl who claimed that Michael Jackson was the father of her child ...
Black Velvet Mar. 1989 ALANNAH MYLES Alannah Myles Canada Blues ROCK A tribute to Elvis Presley. There is also a country version by Robin Lee
Blackout Mar. 1982 SCORPIONS Blackout Germany ROCK Blackout is considered their best hard rock album
Blue Eyes Mar. 1982 ELTON JOHN Jump Up! England Soft ROCK
Bonjour, Bonjour 1982 CATHERINE FERRY Bonjour, Bonjour France Various
Brother Louie Jan. 1986 MODERN TALKING Ready for Romance Germany POP
Buffalo Soldier May 1983 BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS Bob Marley in 1980 (Zurich) Confrontation Jamaica Reggae The Buffalo Soldiers were a regiment of black cavalry fighters who fought the "Indians"
C'est déjà ça Oct. 1993 ALAIN SOUCHON C'est déjà ça France Various music
Ça c'est vraiment toi Jun. 1982 TÉLÉPHONE Jean-Louis Aubert in 2016 (Carhaix-Plouguer) Dure Limite France ROCK The album, produced by Bob Ezrin, the producer of "The Wall", is considered one of the best french rock albums
California Oct. 1995 MYLÈNE FARMER Anamorphosee France Various
Californication Jun. 1999 RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS Californication USA ROCK Song that mainly talks about the dark side of Hollywood ...
Caravan of Love Nov. 1986 THE HOUSEMARTINS Caravan of Love United Kingdom A cappella Released in 1985 by some of the Isley Brothers
Careless Whisper Jul. 1984 GEORGE MICHAEL Make It Big England POP Composed in 1981, It was not released until 1984, because George Michael was not happy with the first version recorded by Jerry Wexler
Carte postale 1981 FRANCIS CABREL Carte postale France Folk rock
Chain Reaction Sept. 1985 DIANA ROSS Diana Ross in 1976 Eaten Alive USA R&B Written and produced by The Bee Gees