The 80s was a great decade with numerous party songs. Many songs now are classics and the perfect motivation for people to dance on parties. We have collected for you the 10 greatest 80s party songs in a list.
10. Depeche Mode – Never let me down again
The Synthpop band from Great Britain still are as popular as in the 80s and give concerts in sold-out stadiums.
9. Madness – Our House
The song “Our House” with its ska elements is a world hit and reached both in Germany and Great Britain the top 10 of the charts.
8. a-ha – Take on Me
a-ha from Norway is considered one of the most successful pop bands of the 80s. They made their international breakthrough with the single release of “Take on Me” in 1985.
7. The Human League – Don’t you want me
The Human League are representative of the New Romantic Scene and released a world hit with “Don’t you want me” in the early 80s.
6. Kim Wilde – Kids in America
The pop singer from Great Britain can look back upon a very successful career with many gold and silver records. One of her most popular songs is “Kids in America”.
5. Madonna – Material Girl
Madonna is one of the most successful artist of all time and nearly has ruled the 80s. With many songs and sexy music videos she has attracted great attention.
4. Dexys Midnight Runners – Come on Eileen
The song “Come on Eileen” of the british band Dexys Midnight Runners is a must on every 80s party. In 1982 the band charted with this song, which now is a classic.
3. Katrina & The Waves – Walking on sunshine
The song “Walking on sunshine” was the biggest of the band Katrina & The Waves and still is popular with the people.
2. Soft Cell – Tainted Love
The Soft Cell version of “Tainted Love” with Marc Almond as singer became a world hit. For example in Great Britain it was the charts’ no. 1 for about 36 weeks.
1. Kool & The Gang – Celebration
The song “Celebration” of Kool & The Gang is our no.1 in the list of the Top 10 greatest 80s party hits. You can’t sit still and immediately want to shake a leg.