80s Best 80s New Wave Songs  

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Starting in the late 1970s, new wave music was hitting the charts with hits like M's "Pop Muzik". This great new genre continued throughout the 80s, with tons of English new wave bands like Depeche Mode, Heaven 17 and The Cure.

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Sweet Dreams Eurythmics

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Call Me Blondie

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Whip It Devo

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You Might Think The Cars

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Shake It Up The Cars

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I Ran A Flock of Seagulls

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Burning Down the House Talking Heads

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Tainted Love Soft Cell

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Don't You Want Me Human League

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And She Was Talking Heads

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Girls on Film Duran Duran

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Shout Tears For fears

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Magic The Cars

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Wild Wild Life Talking Heads

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Walking In LA Missing Persons

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Heartbeat City The Cars

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The Safety Dance Men Without Hats

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Words Missing Persons

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Relax Frankie Goes to Hollywood

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Saved by Zero The Fixx

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Send Me an Angel Real Life

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Stand or Fall The Fixx

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Ant Music Adam and The Ants, Adam Ant

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Emotion in Motion Ric Ocasek

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Our House Madness, Madness

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Der Kommissar After the Fire

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Destination Unknown Missing Persons

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Red Skies The Fixx

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Cars Gary Numan

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Take On Me a-ha

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Are We Ourselves The Fixx

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Just Can't Get Enough Depeche Mode

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All I Need Is a Miracle Mike + The Mechanics

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Making Flippy Floppy Talking Heads

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We Are Detective Thompson Twins

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Space Age Love Song A Flock of Seagulls

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Lies Thompson Twins

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Why Don't You The Twins

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Seedy Films Soft Cell

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Only You Yazoo