80s songs that will make you nostalgic: plug your earbuds
Grab your radio or your mobile phone today we are going to listen to some nostalgic 80s songs of the decade. From evergreen Whitney Houston to phenomenal David Bowie, these songs will make your day even more wonderful.
5 songs of the decade (80s edition)
Close to Me by the Cure
Artist: The Cure
Album: The Head on the Door
Genre: New Wave/Post-Punk
Written By Robert Smith
Nominations: won the best award for video at British awards
The English band his the cure released this song on September 1985 from their last album called The Head on the Door. The total, three versions of this song include original, remix and the extended mix version.
But if I had your faith
Then I could make it safe and clean
Oh, if only I was sure
That my head on the door was a dream
Modern Love by David Bowie
Artist: David Bowie
Album: Let’s Dance
Nominations: Best Stage Performance by MTV Video Awards
David Bowie penned this song for his fifteen album called lets dance. He describes the lyrics as a bond between God and a human. The song was later ad-libbed for the version of Pepsi commercial.
Never going to fall for
Walks beside me
Walks on by
Gets me to the Church on Time
I Wanna Dance with Somebody by Whitney Houston
Artist: Whitney Houston
Album: Whitney: The Greatest Hits
Awards: won grammy for a best female vocalist, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Single
Whitney Houston won a grammy for this best song. She tries to spread warmth and positivity with ger outstanding vocals. This song ignited all party animals to shake a leg on the dance floor. This song also features in Whitneys 2018 documentary.
Oh, I wanna dance with somebody,
I wanna feel the heat with somebody,
Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody,
With somebody who loves me
When Doves Cry by Prince
Movie: Purple Rain
Nominations: Won Best Choreography video by MTV Awards.
An American singer Prince, composed this song for his sixth album Purple Rain. This song remained number one on the Billboard charts for nearly five weeks. The song won best choreography video award.
Dream, if you can, a courtyard
An ocean of violets in bloom
Animals strike curious poses,
They feel the heat
The heat between, me and you
What’s Love Got to Do With It by Tina Turner
Artist: Tina Turner
Album: Private Dancer
Awards: Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Tina released this song at the age of 44 after struggling both financially and emotionally. She began her solo career with this song being part of comeback album called Private Dancer. The story was inspired by her real-life filled with inspiration and courage to break free from societal norms.
You must understand, though the touch of your hand
Makes my pulse react
That it’s only the thrill of boy meeting girl
You must try’ to ignore that it means more than that,