Only A True 80s Baby Can Recognize These One Hit Wonders. Can You?

Time to rewind those cassette tapes!

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Warner Bros.
 Mar 01, 2019
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Question: 1/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"At this moment, you mean everything, you in that dress, my thoughts I confess verge on dirty"
“Come on Eileen” – Dexy’s Midnight Runners
“Take On Me” – A-Ha
“I Ran (So Far Away)” – A Flock of Seagulls

Question: 2/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"I walk along the avenue, I never thought I'd meet a girl like you"
“867-5309 / Jenny” – Tommy Tutone
“I Ran (So Far Away)” – A Flock of Seagulls
“Tainted Love” – Soft Cell

Question: 3/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"Today's another day to find you, shying away I'll be coming for your love, okay"
“I Melt With You” – Modern English
“Mickey” – Toni Basil
“Take On Me” – A-Ha

Question: 4/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"I tried to call you before but I lost my nerve, I tried my imagination but I was disturbed"
“Too Shy” – Kajagoogoo
“867-5309 / Jenny” – Tommy Tutone
“I Want Candy” – Bow Wow Wow

Question: 5/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"And I've lost my light, for I toss and turn, I can't sleep at night"
“Obsession” – Animotion
“Tainted Love” – Soft Cell
“Relax” – Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Question: 6/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"What a pity you don't understand, you take me by the heart when you take me by the hand"
“Mickey” – Toni Basil
“Whip It” – Devo
“She Blinded Me With Science” – Thomas Dolby

Question: 7/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"You've seen the difference and it's getting better all the time, there's nothing you and I won't do"
“Whip It” – Devo
“I Melt With You” – Modern English
“99 Luftballons” – Nena

Question: 8/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"I know a guy who's tough but sweet, he's so fine, he can't be beat"
“I Want Candy” – Bow Wow Wow
“I Ran (So Far Away)” – A Flock of Seagulls
“Come on Eileen” – Dexy’s Midnight Runners

Question: 9/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"Try a little harder, something's wrong, you're not naive, you must must be strong"
“Too Shy” – Kajagoogoo
“Take On Me” – A-Ha
“867-5309 / Jenny” – Tommy Tutone

Question: 10/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"Maha, hiya, give it to me one time now, well-ell, no-oh, well-ell"
“Mickey” – Toni Basil
“Relax” – Frankie Goes to Hollywood
“Tainted Love” – Soft Cell

Question: 11/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"I am your possession, unopened at your feet, there's no balance, no equality"
“I Want Candy” – Bow Wow Wow
“Obsession” – Animotion
“I Melt With You” – Modern English

Question: 12/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"It's poetry in motion, she turned her tender eyes to me, as deep as any ocean"
“She Blinded Me With Science” – Thomas Dolby
“Too Shy” – Kajagoogoo
“Relax” – Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Question: 13/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"Give the past the slip, step on a crack, break your momma's back"
“She Blinded Me With Science” – Thomas Dolby
“Obsession” – Animotion
“Whip It” – Devo

Question: 14/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"Set them free at the break of dawn 'til one by one they were gone"
“She Blinded Me With Science” – Thomas Dolby
“99 Luftballons” – Nena
“Whip It” – Devo

Question: 15/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"I heard you on the wireless back in fifty two, lying awake intent at tuning in on you"
“Come on Eileen” – Dexy’s Midnight Runners
“I Ran (So Far Away)” – A Flock of Seagulls
“Video Killed the Radio Star” – The Buggles

Question: 16/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"Open up your lovin' arms, watch out here I come"
“You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)” – Dead or Alive
“Take On Me” – A-Ha
“867-5309 / Jenny” – Tommy Tutone

Question: 17/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"All I want is to be left alone in my average home, but why do I always feel like I'm in the Twilight Zone"
“Tainted Love” – Soft Cell
“Mickey” – Toni Basil
“Somebody’s Watching Me” – Rockwell

Question: 18/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"We've got the right to choose it, there ain't no way we'll lost it"
“We’re Not Gonna Take It” – Twisted Sister
“I Want Candy” – Bow Wow Wow
“I Melt With You” – Modern English

Question: 19/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"And she's dancing like she's never danced before"
“Relax” – Frankie Goes to Hollywood
“Maniac” – Michael Sembello
“Too Shy” – Kajagoogoo

Question: 20/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"Down in the street there is violence and a lots of work to be done"
“Electric Avenue” – Eddy Grant
“She Blinded Me With Science” – Thomas Dolby
“Obsession” – Animotion

Question: 21/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"I keep looking for something I can't get, broken hearts lie all around me"
“Whip It” – Devo
“99 Luftballons” – Nena
“I Just Died In Your Arms” – Cutting Crew

Question: 22/22Name The One Hit Wonder:


"There's always something happening and it's usually quite loud"
“Come on Eileen” – Dexy’s Midnight Runners
“I Ran (So Far Away)” – A Flock of Seagulls
“Our House” – Madness
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

You know them and you love them, no matter how much you don't want to admit it! Who doesn't love a one hit wonder? One hit wonders from the 80s are some of the best songs ever written. They're super catchy and gained so much popularity during this decade for a reason. But not every single 80s band was lucky enough to have as long and successful a career as Michael Jackson, Madonna, and more. Every decade, there are a few bands and artists who come out with that one perfect song that's on everybody's lips, and then, for reasons known only to the musical gods, they are never heard from again. The one thing that remains—their songs. Those timeless classics that made the summer better, or your holidays just a little more memorable. How well do you know these bands who graced the charts with just one hit? Can you really name them by just one lyric? Do you remember Come on Eileen" by Dexy's Midnight Runners, I Ran (So Far Away)" by A Flock of Seagulls, Take On Me" by A-Ha, 867-5309 / Jenny" by Tommy Tutone, Tainted Love" by Soft Cell, Mickey" by Toni Basil, I Melt With You" by Modern English, I Want Candy" by Bow Wow Wow, Too Shy" by Kajagoogoo, Relax" by Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Obsession" by Animotion, She Blinded Me With Science" by Thomas Dolby, Whip It" by Devo, 99 Luftballons" by Nena, Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles, and more? Let's see just how big of an 80s music expert you truly are! We know you have it in you to get a perfect score!