This week In ’80s Throwback’ 19

The Rolling Stones, Robert Plant, John Mellencamp, Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Level 42, The Cure, Metallica, George Michael, Huey Lewis And The News, Siouxsie & the Banshees, Basia, Bobby McFerrin. They are the ’80s Throwback’ artists selected among the 326 Posts we publish this week.

Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!


1 . The Rolling Stones – Start Me Up

Lifted from : The Rolling Stones release’Tattoo You,’ their sixteentth studio album featuring ‘Start Me Up’ and ‘Waiting on a Friend’ (1981)

2 . Robert Plant – Burning Down One Side

Lifted from : Happy Birthday Robert Plant. ‘The Life Of Plant’

3 . John Mellencamp – Paper In Fire

Lifted from : John Mellencamp releases his ninth studio album : ‘The Lonesome Jubilee’ featuring ‘Paper in Fire’ and ‘Check It Out’ (1987)

4 . Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Everyday I Write The Book

Lifted from : Elvis Costello take the Attractions to Ontario (1980)

5 . Level 42 – Turn It On

Lifted from : Polydor publish ‘Level 42’ self-titled debut album featuring ‘Love Games’ (1981)

6 . The Cure – In Between Days

Lifted from : The Cure release their sixth album : ‘The Head on the Door’ featuring ‘In Between Days’ and ‘Close to Me’ (1985)

7 . Metallica – One

Lifted from : Elektra Records publish Metallica ‘…And Justice for All’ featuring ‘One’ (1988)

8 . George Michael – Careless Whisper

Lifted from : On TV today, George Michael at TOTP (1984)

9 . Huey Lewis And The News – Doing It All For My Baby

Lifted from : Huey Lewis & the News release ‘Fore!,’ their fourth album featuring ‘Stuck with You’ (1986)

10 . Siouxsie & the Banshees – Israel

Lifted from : Siouxsie brings The Banshees to Nottingham (1981)

11 . Basia – Promises

Lifted from : Epic publish Basia’s debut album : ‘Time and Tide’ (1987)

12 . Bobby McFerrin – Don’t Worry Be Happy

Lifted from : Bobby McFerrin releases ‘Simple Pleasures,’ his fourth album featuring ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’ (1988)


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