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Pet Shop Boys, "West End Girls" (1984)
Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe may look bored as hell in the video, but it is actually humanly impossible to not sprint to the dance floor when this pop track comes on.
Kim Carnes, "Bette Davis Eyes" (1981)
This 1981 Grammy-winning Song of the Year is a fabulous ode to a certain classic film star. Show some respect, kiddos.
Bananarama, "Cruel Summer" (1983)
Not to be confused with Kanye West's "Cruel Winter," this seasonal fave didn't become a hit until the year following its U.K. release. It's all thanks to its inclusion on The Karate Kid soundtrack, so let's give Daniel-Son a round of applause, okay?
Ultravox, "Vienna" (1980)
This track's appearance in a season 3 episode of The Americans reminded us just how intoxicating the synth-pop ballad is.