Song and Music - 80s & 90s

Song title Release datesort descending Singer - Band Singer-Band picture Album Country Musical genre Remarks
Come on Eileen Jun. 1982 DEXYS MIDNIGHT RUNNERS Too-Rye-Ay England POP
Ça c'est vraiment toi Jun. 1982 TÉLÉPHONE Dure Limite France ROCK The album, produced by Bob Ezrin, the producer of "The Wall", is considered one of the best french rock albums
Serrez Jun. 1982 TÉLÉPHONE Dure Limite France ROCK
White Wedding Jul. 1982 BILLY IDOL Billy Idol England ROCK
Private Investigations Aug. 1982 DIRE STRAITS Dire Straits in 1978 (Hamburg) Love over Gold England ROCK The album is considered one of the best of the Band. Keyboards are there privileged at the expense of the usual electric guitar
Do You Really Want to Hurt Me Sept. 1982 CULTURE CLUB Kissing to Be Clever England New Wave
Heartbreaker Sept. 1982 DIONNE WARWICK Heartbreaker USA POP Written by Bee Gees' Barry, Robin and Maurice, with Barry Gibb's backing vocal being heard on the chorus
Don't Leave Me Now Oct. 1982 SUPERTRAMP ... Famous Last Words ... England ROCK This is the Band's 7th studio album and the last with Roger Hodgson, who left the Band to begin a solo career
Felicità Oct. 1982 AL BANO AND ROMINA POWER Felicità Italia POP song
Maneater Oct. 1982 HALL AND OATES H2O USA POP
Hey Little Girl Oct. 1982 ICE HOUSE Primitive Man Australia POP
The Day Before You Came Oct. 1982 ABBA The Day Before You Came Sweden POP It's hard not to smile watching the video the first time! This was the last title recorded by the Band
L'Aventurier Nov. 1982 INDOCHINE L'Aventurier France ROCK
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 ...
Ils s'aiment 1983 1983 DANIEL LAVOIE Tension Attention Canada POP According to Daniel Lavoie, the lyrics suggest that young people should not be prevented from believing in the future and in life
Where Is My Man 1983 EARTHA KITT I Love Men USA Dance
Méditerranéenne 1983 HERVÉ VILARD Méditerranéenne France Various
Stars on 45 1983 THE STAR SISTERS Stars on 45 Netherlands ROCK
Only You 1983 THE FLYING PICKETS Lost Boys England A cappella Written by Depeche Mode musician Vince Clarke, but recorded in 1982 after forming the duo Yazoo with Alison Moyet
L'Italiano 1983 TOTO CUTUGNO L'Italiano Italia POP
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) Jan. 1983 EURYTHMICS Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) England New Wave Hit recorded only using a 8 track recorder, a synthesizer, a keyboard and a drum machine
New Year's Day Jan. 1983 U2 War Ireland ROCK Written about the Polish Solidarity movement
Sunday Bloody Sunday Feb. 1983 U2 U2 in New York War Ireland ROCK song A tribute to the Bloody Sunday that occurred in 1972 in Derry, during the conflict in Northern Ireland
Total Eclipse of the Heart Apr. 1983 BONNIE TYLER Faster Than the Speed of Night Wales POP
Buffalo Soldier May 1983 BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS Confrontation Jamaica Reggae The Buffalo Soldiers were a regiment of black cavalry fighters who fought the "Indians"
Moonlight Shadow May 1983 MIKE OLDFIELD Crises England POP It is considered to be a tribute to John Lennon, who was killed just before the writing of the song
Baby Jane May 1983 ROD STEWART Body Wishes United Kingdom POP
Every Breath You Take May 1983 THE POLICE Synchronicity England Soft ROCK
Wrapped Around Your Finger Jun. 1983 THE POLICE Synchronicity England New Wave This album was their most popular, but also their last, Sting embarking on a solo career later
Mama Aug. 1983 GENESIS Genesis in Pittsburgh Genesis England ROCK it is about a young man obsessed with a prostitute who is not interested in him