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Music Quiz: 1980’s Song Lyrics
Can you name the song titles and artists?

1. ‘Say after me, its so better to be safe than sorry’ (1985)

Answer
Take On Me / A-Ha

2. ‘Too many people take second best, but I won’t take anything less’ (1988)

Answer
Perfect / Fairground Attraction

3. ‘I travel the world and the seven seas, everybody’s looking for something’ (1983)

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Sweet Dreams (are made of this) / Eurythmics

4. ‘Close your eyes, give me your hand, darling, do you hear my heart beating’ (1989)

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Eternal Flame / Bangles

5. ‘I turn away from the wall, I stumble and fall, but I give you it all’ (1980)

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Woman In Love / Barbra Streisand

6. ‘I was living in a world of make believe, when my best friend wrote and told me that there may be a job in the city’ (1987)

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Wishing I Was Lucky / Wet Wet Wet

7. ‘So many times, it happens too fast, you trade your passion for glory’ (1982)

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Eye of the Tiger / Survivor

8. ‘We’ve been broken down, to the lowest turn, bein’ on the bottom line, sure ain’t no fun’ (1988)

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The Only Way Is Up / Yazz (& The Plastic Population)

9. ‘You’ll hear this song in the holiday disco, and there’s no escape in the clubs or in the bars, you would hear this song if you holidayed in Mars’ (1986)

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The Chicken Song / Spitting Image

10. ‘The love we share, seems to go nowhere, and I’ve lost my light, for I toss and turn I can’t sleep at night’ (1981)

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Tainted Love / Soft Cell

11. ‘Sleight of hand and twist of fate, on a bed of nails she make me wait’ (1987)

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With Or Without You / U2

12. ‘I hear the drums echoing tonight, but she hears only whispers of some quiet conversation’ (1983)

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Africa / Toto

13. ‘You must understand though the touch of your hand makes my pulse react, that it’s only the thrill of boy meeting girl opposites react’ (1984)

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What’s Love Got To Do With It / Tina Turner

14. ‘Moving on the floor now babe you’re a bird of paradise, cherry ice cream smile I suppose it’s very nice’ (1982)

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Rio / Duran Duran

15. ‘You took a mystery and made me want it, you got a pedestal and put me on it’ (1986)
(1982)

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Chain Reaction / Diana Ross

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