They rocked our wedding reception on June 3rd! Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. Appropriate actions to take would be forging swords, sword-fighting or swooning while watching your man sword-fight. People who love Journey ironically are mostly leather-clad hipsters in second-hand vintage T-shirts, smoking cloves and hanging with strung-out androgynous she-boys outside used record stores. Your email address will not be published. If, by the end of that spin cycle you haven t managed to somehow kill a grizzly bear with fabric sheets or make sweet love to every woman within 40 yards, then you need to see a coroner because you apparently died the night before. Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters (Original Theme Song) Ghostbusters Mashup Video (HD) Heroes Of The 80s - Duration: 4 minutes, 7 seconds. Encore: Rocks the 80s is the first of these genre-specific titles; Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, Guitar Hero: Metallica and Guitar Hero: Smash Hitshave since been released. Tove Lo, "Cool" feat. There is also a pretty good chance you know that I have been working on a project for the past 2+ years, and it is set to launch very, very soon. I never actually knew what this movie was about, as I’d never seen it. We want to spend the rest of our lives rocking faces. FOREVER – The Debut Album Available Nowhttp://Ales.so/foreverFeaturing "Sweet Escape," "Heroes" feat. Cracked is published by Literally Media Ltd., The 10 Most Terrifyingly Inspirational '80s Songs, 15 Ironic Deaths The Grim Reaper Had A Little Fun With, TBS Cut Off The Ending Of 'Jingle All the Way' (Good. It is completely acceptable to do any damn thing you want to this song. And by the way, "Nothing's gonna ever keep you down!". 80's Spectre Level Song Name Song ID 1 A Taste Of 80's: 1843108294 2 80's California: 1835759838 3 HOME Resonance: 4841340118 4 whitewoods beach walk: 957956606 5 80's Movement Stefan Netsman: 608844993 Is there anyone who doesn’t like this song? The song takes a sharp decline after the chorus, when it slips from the vaguely threatening line "It's the final countdown!" "Love is a Battlefield" is an atmospheric pop song featuring lyrics comparing the intricacies of love to a battle. You’ve made it this far – Now you can stream the whole thing! The Only Way It Could Be Better: Morgan Holzer was born in a little town in Massachusetts with a hole in her head and a hole in her heart. In response to this heart-wrenching plea for masculinity, men of the '80s commenced to wear white loafers without socks, purchased hair mousse in bulk and turned up their Wham! Stand up to the oppressive patriarchal regime, learn to respect yourself and your body, or just Jazzercise. This is the soundtrack that is going to get me to my launch date. Ramp it up. 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"Eye of the Tiger" was written for the movie Rocky III at the request of Sylvester Stallone after Queen had denied him usage rights to "Another One Bites the Dust." OK, so maybe that wouldn't make it better necessarily, but we'd still like to hear it. I was in England last month, working on said project, and on my last night there, everyone stayed late at the office to work on stuff. “You’re The Inspiration” by Chicago. ... of not actually existing would be a bit of a challenge but if Iâ d learned nothing else from numerous montages in 80s fight films it was that no adversary could stand up to a dude whoâ d gone through one. I Wanna See You Be Brave...Hear Me Roar...How You Gonna Know if You Never Even Tried? "The Final Countdown" needs some serious trimming. Around!" Pinterest. I knew then and there that if there was any hope to launching this project on time, the following mix would have to be made (and then listened to on repeat. It later featured on her sixth studio album, Secret Dreams and Forbidden Fire (1986). Mannequin – Starship – Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now Or at the very least I want to launch this project on time. Best Things to Do While Listening: It includes vague references to singing in bars, drinking, cheap perfume, taking your chances, livin' in the city, romance at midnight, a jaded city boy, a lonely small-town girl, and a mysterious train whose destination, one assumes, is rock 'n' roll. A Boston-girl to the core, she does get a little twinge of pride if you call her a New Yorker. 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Journey was all about the troubles of ennui-stricken city youth in the 1980s, and as such, this song is best played while enacting any of that generation's primary concerns: dancing about in a vaguely industrial area; following your dreams to the big city; standing up to your father; or bedazzling your name on the back of a denim jacket. But in all fairness to the men of the '80s, Bonnie went on to specify that the man she wanted was "a white knight on a fiery steed," who was "racing with the thunder and rising with the heat," from a place "up where the mountains meet the heavens above, out where the lightning splits the sea." You're the meaning in my life. There are no lyrics in this song that aren t about how completely, utterly, and thoroughly, fucking awesome you are at everything from fighting to gambling to sports. Who knew Bonnie Tyler was such an inspirational lightening rod? The Only Way It Could Be Better: Rocky 3 – Survivor – Eye of the Tiger This song debuted in 1984 on the Footloose soundtrack, and called for a resurgence of heroic chivalry among men of the era. You could instantaneously transform altar boys all across the heartland into 80-foot tall rock ogres, shredding on nuclear guitars and ejaculating fiery magma into the horrified faces of America s enemies. (Come on, you know you were thinking it, too.). Ever since she has been attempting to fill them up: she collects random trivial tidbits for her brain and stockpiles music for her heart. This means "Eye of the Tiger" was designed specifically, from start to finish, to function as the inspirational fight montage music in what film scholars widely regard as the most badass boxing movie ever. Then, another, from a different computer across the room. Just a fun video I made using all my favourite 80s cartoons. Try racing a horse down a busy freeway, for example, or driving a jet ski through a parking garage. It’s widely assumed, for instance, that Gary Numan is the subject of his ire in the caustic lines: ‘One of the new wave boys / Same old thing in brand new drag.’ The song itself is sublime, riding along on textural guitars and Roy Bittan’s piano. Then almost immediately extolling that he s rocked all those aforementioned faces. Flashdance – Irene Cara – What A Feeling Going on these rough descriptions, the only men capable of banging Bonnie Tyler were the Justice League of America. Serve your country, Foreigner. I’ll be honest, I really love the other song (For Just A Moment – Love Theme) from this movie way more but it didn’t fit as well. Those too young to remember the Cold War, in fact, tend to laugh upon hearing it. May we suggest Ultimate Frisbee, riding a pocket bike or watching the second season of Lost. He wrote a song tailor-made for shadow boxing in the midst of explosions on a rainy night, while standing on a mountain top and screaming to the heavens. Um, if you only watch one video in this entire list, do your self a favor and make it this one. The Flaming Lips, “Waitin’ For A Superman (Is It Gettin’ Heavy? Any activity which may seem like a good idea initially, but soon becomes completely ridiculous. She begged for rescue, singing that she was "Holding out for a hero 'til the end of the night!". He put you on a highway: the fastest, straightest route possible directly to an entire zone that is nothing but danger. I honestly did not remember that this song was from this movie. That distinctly '80s synthesizer sound didn't exactly age well. "Eye of the Tiger" will accept no less than lacing up boxing gloves, buckling on a sword, or rolling on a condom from you. Cast of Wet Hot American Summer – Higher and Higher As is the case for all deals bartered with the devil, there was a catch, and poor Loggins' balls were not to last. “Free Fallin’” by Tom Petty. The boob-menacing occurs about 3 minutes in. Best Things to Do While Listening: Chariots of Fire – Vangelis – Theme from Chariots of Fire If life is Goliath, "Eye of the Tiger" is its David. It is widely accepted that when played backwards the chorus of "Another One Bites the Dust," clearly states "It's fun to smoke marijuana." If hearing "just one guitar" while standing outside a venue in the pouring rain can cause an innocent farm boy to mutate into a vulgar, screeching, musical demi-god, imagine hearing 17 guitars on top of a mountain in a thunderstorm! And yeah, it was also in The Full Monty. On any given night in 1984, one could find a few women on a girl's night out, blockaded behind a wall of hair and empty bottles of Bartles & Jaymes, drunkenly belting out "We are strong!" 1. Originally, Sylvester Stallone wanted the rights to use this as the official theme for Rocky III, but Freddy Mercury refused to grant him permission. Cracked is published by Literally media Ltd.. The Only Way It could Be Better: Inexplicably, something magical happened. The Only Way It Could Be Better: It was too inspirational not to be. This was "cock rock" for the female set. As such, we feel the need to represent the ladies a bit, here. Tone it down a little, for the love of god! Ms. Tyler will shut up eventually. Communication was … Certain songs are more empowering than others, and they’re almost all by women. These overlooked 70s rock heroes moved audiences, made fantastic albums, then faded, but are still fondly thought of by diehards. Think of the weakest, most pedestrian chore you can do, for example, doing laundry. Best Things to Do While Listening: In response, Sylvester Stallone made Rocky IV, in which he beats Communism half to death with his bare hands. This song was written in that small window of the '80s when a blue collar steelworker from New Jersey with a terminal case of hockey hair could write songs about being a cowboy and be taken seriously. Facebook. I realize that this is not a movie. There were only two types of people in the 1980s: teenage boys from the bible belt who secretly yearned to rock, and small-town girls with big dreams that their parents just didn t understand. It is highly probable you have contracted something doctors are referring to as "super-chlamydia.". When anything insurmountable occurs, from massive corporate takeovers to pie-eating contests, "Eye of the Tiger" may be faintly heard, wafting distantly in the wind. Actually, that’s an understatement: Kal-El is a bona fide musical muse, having been referenced in enough tunes to fill up Jerry Seinfeld’s entire iPod. Copyright ©2005-2020. It was a happy time, when life was full of neon spandex, leg-warmers and high-top Reeboks as far as the eye could see. 446 erasure chains of love. The Only Way It Could Be Better: while adjusting their fluorescent ankle-warmers. We wouldn t recommend listening to it if you re not prepared to use any of those things, as odds dictate that by the chorus you ll be knee deep in either blood or poontang. 448 tina turner we don't need another hero (thunderdome) 447 weather girls it's raining men. If you enjoyed listening to this one, maybe you will like: 1. This is the soundtrack that is going to get me to my launch date. Top Gun – Kenny Loggins – Danger Zone Oh, how we miss the '80s. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. It’s not even tv – it’s a bad video of someone’s tv. albums until Bonnie Tyler's screams for help were drowned out. Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s (titled Guitar Hero: Rocks the 80s in Europe) is a music rhythm game and the third installment in the popular Guitar Hero series.It was released in July 2007 in North America and Europe, and in August 2007 in Australia. However, I couldn’t picture this mix without Gob Bluth. The tale is told in the classical Shakespearean fashion, accentuating the end-sentence nouns by screaming them in a shattering falsetto, and marking changes in meter by thrusting the pelvis into the listener s face as fast and as hard as possible. This won an Academy Award for Best Song, a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, and an American Music Awards for Best R&B Female Artist and Best Pop Single of the Year. Best Things to Do While Listening: Nearly everything is unbelievably dangerous while listening to "Eye of the Tiger." All 48 tracks in Guitar Hero: Smash Hits are master recordings of songs previously featured in the first five published games of the Guitar Hero series: Guitar Hero, Guitar Hero II, Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, Guitar Hero: Aerosmith. Thus were his few glorious, fleeting moments as a male rendered all but a memory, leaving Loggins to live to this day in silent misery amidst the many fond remembrances of what having a penis felt like. Our guests loved them. Best Things to Do While Listening: Once there, you should lasso a passing comet with your amp cord and ride it like a rocketing, icy steed into the heart of the nearest star. Exclamation point! Artists create music about being heroes for other people and about people in their lives who they look up to. Speaking of ballads and the '80s, it's impossible to … Honorable Mentions: But, hey, it's European. Also, it's the theme song for one of the most homo-erotic films ever committed to celluloid, so there's that. In case the subtleties of love and conflict might escape you. The track was produced by Jim Steinman, who co-wrote the song with Dean Pitchford. There's a lull in the whole Girl Power battle cry with the lines, "But, I'm trapped by your love, and I'm chained to your side ..." Though, maybe she's imagining herself chained to Jabba the Hutt's side, and is about to use the chain to choke his fat neck. Congratulations! )” Like any true folk hero, Superman—the last son of Krypton and the world’s most famous spandex-wearing crusader—has had a few songs written about him. into sci-fi-gibberish wails like "we're heading for Venus, and still we'll stand tall!". Karate Kid – Joe Esposito – You’re The Best Around They are also extremely professional. Best Things to Do While Listening: There are certainly some obscure references here, but give them a listen regardless. 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