Best Songs For an 80’s Themed Party

Ever thought of having an 80’s themed party? Getting together with friends who grew up in the 80s and would love a little nostalgia?  Music can make the party for sure and the 80s had a lot of great music.

The 80’s had its share of the greatest pop songs in history as well as some of the best karaoke songs and workout songs still enjoyed today.   They are also some of the best party songs as well. That’s why if you’re thinking of throwing an 80’s themed party but need a some tips on what to include in your playlist, then don’t worry because we got your back. Be sure to check out blue snowball ice drivers microphones as well.  So flip up your collars, put on your logo polo, some shoulder pads and throw a sweater around the neck and build your play list.

  1. “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” by Whitney Houston
  2. “Take On Me” by A-ha
  3. “Don’t Stop Believin’” by Journey
  4. “Modern Love” by David Bowie
  5. “Beat It” by Michael Jackson
  6. “When Doves Cry” by Prince
  7. “Into the Groove” by Madonna
  8. “Blue Monday” by New Order
  9. “Dancing in the Dark” by Bruce Springsteen
  10. “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” by Tears for Fears
  11. “Private Eyes” by Hall & Oates
  12. “Livin’ on a Prayer” by Bon Jovi
  13. “The Power of Love” by Huey Lewis & the News
  14. “Don’t You Want Me” by the Human League
  15. “Once in a Lifetime” by Talking Heads
  16. “Buffalo Stance” by Neneh Cherry
  17. “All Night Long” by Lionel Richie
  18. “Faith” by George Michael
  19. “She Drives Me Crazy” by Fine Young Cannibals
  20. “Should I Stay or Should I Go” by the Clash
  21. “Ain’t Nobody” by Chaka Khan
  22. “The Sweetest Taboo” by Sade
  23. “Love Is a Battlefield” by Pat Benatar
  24. “Come on Eileen” by Dexys Midnight Runners
  25. “Under Pressure” by Queen & David Bowie
  26. “Pour Some Sugar on Me” by Def Leppard
  27. “What’s Love Got to Do With It” by Tina Turner
  28. “Everywhere” by Fleetwood Mac
  29. “Bizarre Love Triangle” by New Order
  30. “End of the World as We Know It” by R.E.M
  31. “Blister in the Sun” by Violent Femmes
  32. “Running Up That Hill” by Kate Bush
  33. “This Charming Man” by the Smiths
  34. “I Think We’re Alone Now” by Tiffany
  35. “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper
  36. “Down Under” by Men at Work
  37. “Pictures of You” by the Cure
  38. “Sweet Child o ‘ Mine” by Guns N’ Roses
  39. “Total Eclipse of the Heart” by Bonnie Tyler
  40. “In the Air Tonight” by Phil Collins
  41. “Tainted Love” by Soft Cell
  42. “Computer Love” by Zapp
  43. “Super Freak” by Rick James
  44. “Girl You Know It’s True” by Milli Vanilli
  45. “Push It” by Salt-N-Pepa
  46. “Back in Black” by ACDC
  47. “Drive” by the Cars
  48. “Just a Friend” by Biz Markie
  49. “It Takes Two” by Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock
  50. “What Have You Done for Me Lately” by Janet Jackson

These are the most popular songs in the 80’s that we think you should include in any 80’s themed party. We hope that you will have a blast with these songs and party on like “We love the 80s”!


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