80s playlist by Maya Christensen

  1. Raspberry Beret (Prince)

  2. Let’s Dance (David Bowie)

  3. Karma Chameleon (Culture Club)

  4. Blister in the Sun (Violent Femmes)

  5. Just Like Heaven (The Cure)

  6. Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen)

  7. Boys don’t cry (The Cure)

  8. Purple Rain (Prince)

  9. Pictures of you (The Cure)

  10. Close to Me (The Cure)

  11. Love In Itself (Depeche Mode)

  12. Dreaming of Me (Depeche Mode)

  13. Just Can’t Get Enough (Depeche Mode)

  14. Every Breath You Take (The Police)

  15. I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (U2)

  16. One Tree Hill (U2)

  17. Asleep (The Smiths)

  18. This Charming Man (The Smiths)

  19. Should I Stay or Should I Go (The Clash)

  20. Teenage Riot (Sonic Youth)

  21. Rusholme Ruffians (The Smiths)

  22. This Must be the Place (Naive Melody) (Talking Heads)

  23. There is a Light That Never Goes Out (The Smiths)

  24. Love Will Tear Us Apart (Joy Division)

  25. Once in a Lifetime (Talking Heads)

  26. Here Comes Your Man (Pixies)

  27. Please Do Not Go (Violent Femmes)

  28. If You Leave (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark)

  29. Good Feeling (Violent Femmes)

  30. Forever Young (Alphaville)

  31. 99 Luftballons (Nena)

  32. Modern Love (David Bowie)

  33. I Wanna be Sedated (Ramones)

  34. Take on Me (A-ha)

  35. Sheena is a Punk Rocker (Ramones)

  36. I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) (The Proclaimers)

  37. Everywhere (Fleetwood Mac)

  38. Time After Time (Cyndi Lauper)

  39. Pretty in Pink (The Psychedelic Furs)

  40. Peek-A-Boo (Siouxsie and the Banshees)

  41. The Killing Jar (Siouxsie and the Banshees)

  42. Shout (Tears for Fears)

  43. Whip It (Devo)

  44. Mirror In the Bathroom (The English Beat)

  45. Girl U Want (Devo)

  46. Everybody Wants to Rule the World (Tears for Fears)

  47. Girls Just Want to Have Fun (Cyndi Lauper)

  48. Come On Eileen (Dexys Midnight Runners)

  49. (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life (Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes)

  50. Don’t You Forget About Me (Simple Minds)

This playlist is a reflection of what you might find amongst a typical teenager’s tapes in the 80s. When listening, picture yourself hearing it through the headphones connected to your Walkman. You are ecstatic about listening to the new mix tape you have spent weeks perfecting and hours creating on your dual cassette player. Includes the classics as well as music to jam to, to satisfy all your flashback needs. Enjoy turning back in time a few decades with this of the past playlist.