Song and Music - 80s (3)

Song title Release datesort descending Singer - Band Singer-Band picture Album Country Musical genre Remarks
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
That's All Oct. 1983 GENESIS Genesis in Pittsburgh Genesis England Pop Rock In this album, Genesis has completely redefining themselves as a pop band
Owner of a Lonely Heart Oct. 1983 YES 90125 United Kingdom ROCK song
Jump Dec. 1983 VAN HALEN 1984 USA ROCK The stylistic change brought by this song seemed to create severe tensions between Eddie Van Halen and David Lee Roth. It eventually lead to Roth's departure from the Band
Le bal masqué 1984 LA COMPAGNIE CRÉOLE Le bal masqué France Various
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
I Want to Break Free Feb. 1984 QUEEN The Works England POP
Such a Shame Feb. 1984 TALK TALK It's My Life England New Wave
The Power of Love (2) Mar. 1984 JENNIFER RUSH Jennifer Rush Germany POP song
Still Loving You Mar. 1984 SCORPIONS Scorpions in 2014 (Madrid) Love at First Sting Germany ROCK ballad Rudolph Schenker composed Still Loving You in 1979, but as it did not meet the Band at the time, the song was set aside for 5 years!
Drive Mar. 1984 THE CARS Heartbeat City USA New Wave The album was produced by Robert Lange, the producer of AC/DC