The 1980s may have produced some extremely questionable fashion choices, but if nothing else, it was a decade of some pretty memorable music. Was all of it awesome? Of course not, but what decade produced nothing but great music? There's an incredible mix of loud and crazy metal, peppy, upbeat pop songs, catchy dance hits, soulful R&B and maybe even a few rock anthems that have endured. You can tell it was a decade of memorable music because we're still discussing it decades later.
These are the songs that defined a generation of people. They shaped thoughts and opinions that provided a soundtrack for major events both on a world scale and a personal one. It's important and influential music. It's so important and so influential that we can probably glean some important details about your life from nothing more than your taste in '80s music. And not just obvious stuff like which member of the Jackson 5 you liked the most. Much more in-depth information like, for instance, what you do for a living in the here and now in this decade. Not sure such a thing is possible? Open up your '80s music heart to us and take the quiz, you'll see what we mean!
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