Song and Music - 80s & 90s

Song titlesort descending Release date Singer - Band Singer-Band picture Album Country Musical genre Remarks Reference
7 Seconds Jun. 1994 YOUSSOU N'DOUR AND NENEH CHERRY Man Senegal Various It is about the first 7 seconds in the life of a child just born 90s - 257
74-75 Sept. 1993 THE CONNELLS Ring USA POP 249
A Girl Like You Jul. 1994 EDWYN COLLINS Gorgeous George Scotland ROCK song 90s - 251
A toutes les filles May 1990 FÉLIX GRAY ET DIDIER BARBELIVIEN Les Amours cassées France Various 209
Africa (2) Apr. 1982 TOTO Toto IV USA POP 74
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 67
Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now) Feb. 1984 PHIL COLLINS Against all odds England Soft ROCK OST of the movie with the same name 80s - 106
Alabina 1996 ALABINA Alabina Israel Various Soundtrack of the movie "La Vérité si je mens" 268
All Cried Out Sept. 1984 ALISON MOYET Alf England POP song 94
Aller plus haut Jul. 1999 TINA ARENA In Deep Australia POP 298
Almaz Nov. 1986 RANDY CRAWFORD Abstract Emotions USA Soul music It was written about a couple of Ethiopian refugees who were neighbours of Crawford's 154
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 266
Always the Sun Oct. 1986 THE STRANGLERS The Stranglers in 2007 Dreamtime England POP 80s - 160
Ameno 1996 ERA Era France New Age music A song from the album was on the OST of "Les Visiteurs" 271
Amor de mis amores 1988 PACO Amor de mis amores France Latin music Derived from the Peruvian waltz "Que nadie sepa mi sufrir", which was also adapted by Edith Piaf with "La foule" 186
Au coeur de la nuit Oct. 1980 TÉLÉPHONE Au coeur de la nuit France ROCK 23
Babooshka Jun. 1980 KATE BUSH Never for Ever England ROCK song It tells the story of a woman who wants to test the fidelity of her husband, posing for another whose pen name is Babooshka 13
Baby Jane May 1983 ROD STEWART Rod Stewart in Zaragoza Body Wishes England POP 84
Bad News 1980 MOON MARTIN Bad News USA POP 80s - 16
Bamboléo 1987 GIPSY KINGS Gipsy Kings France Various 163
Barbie Girl Jun. 1997 AQUA Aquarium Denmark POP song 90s - 276
Beds Are Burning Aug. 1987 MIDNIGHT OIL Diesel and Dust Australia ROCK It is about the homeland of Pintupi aborigines 168
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 283
Bette Davis Eyes Mar. 1981 KIM CARNES Mistaken Identity USA Soft ROCK Written by Donna Weiss and Jackie DeShannon then recorded in 1975 34
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 80s - 95
Billie Jean Nov. 1982 MICHAEL JACKSON Thriller USA POP It is about a girl who claimed that Michael Jackson was the father of her child ... 66
Black Velvet Mar. 1989 ALANNAH MYLES Alannah Myles Canada ROCK A tribute to Elvis Presley. There is also a country version by Robin Lee 189
Blackout Mar. 1982 SCORPIONS Blackout Germany ROCK Blackout is considered their best hard rock album 69
Blue Eyes Mar. 1982 ELTON JOHN Jump Up! England Soft ROCK 58
Bonjour, Bonjour 1982 CATHERINE FERRY Bonjour, Bonjour France Various 49
Brother Louie Jan. 1986 MODERN TALKING Ready for Romance Germany POP 80s - 153
Buffalo Soldier May 1983 BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS Bob Marley in 1980 (Zurich) Confrontation Jamaica Reggae music The Buffalo Soldiers were a regiment of black cavalry fighters who fought the "Indians" 75
C'est déjà ça Oct. 1993 ALAIN SOUCHON C'est déjà ça France Various 90s - 240
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 71
California Oct. 1995 MYLÈNE FARMER Anamorphosee France Various 90s - 260
Californication Jun. 1999 RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS Californication USA ROCK It mainly talks about the dark side of Hollywood ... 296
Caravan of Love Nov. 1986 THE HOUSEMARTINS Caravan of Love England A cappella Released in 1985 by some of the Isley Brothers 80s - 158
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 97
Carte postale 1981 FRANCIS CABREL Carte postale France Various 30
Chain Reaction Sept. 1985 DIANA ROSS Diana Ross in 1976 Eaten Alive USA R&B Written and produced by The Bee Gees 123