Warning: The songs on this ultimate '80s playlist are best be enjoyed when wearing a mullet with fried ends, leg warmers and scrunchies, and color-block tracksuits—a gold dookie chain is optional. While the fashion was questionable, the music from the era was anything but. From baby-making jams to underrated classics, here is the only 80s playlist you'll ever need. Your summer barbeque isn't complete without this love song. Legend has it your Sunday breakfast will taste 10 times better if this track is playing in the background. Listening to LaBelle— her honeyed, soulful vocals sounding as buttery and sweet as her famous sweet potato pie—pour out her heart to her crush makes me want to fall in love over and over again.
Top ’80s songs, ranked
99. ‘Straight To Hell
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This article includes an overview of the major events and trends in popular music in the s. The s saw the emergence of dance music and new wave. As disco fell out of fashion in the decade's early years,  genres such as post-disco , Italo disco , Euro disco and dance-pop became more popular. Rock music continued to enjoy a wide audience. In the late s, glam metal became the largest, most commercially successful brand of music in the United States and worldwide. The s are commonly remembered for an increase in the use of digital recording , associated with the usage of synthesizers , with synth-pop music and other electronic genres featuring non-traditional instruments increasing in popularity. Also during this decade, several major electronic genres were developed, including electro , techno , house , freestyle and Eurodance , rising in prominence during the s and beyond.