The 10 Best Songs of the Contemporary 1980s Renaissance
    • THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016

    • Posted by: Don Saas

    Let's face it. The 80s are king. Every band working in the pop field (and plenty in rock for that matter) have embraced the slinky, electronic cool of the 1980s. And as somebody who grew up with a less than healthy obsession for all things 80s, I'm down with our new shoulderpad wearing, coked out masters. But here's the real question: which tracks are the absolute best of this 1980s Renaissance? Don't worry; we've got you covered.

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    "Run Away With Me" by Carly Rae Jepsen
    "Chamakay" by Blood Orange
    "UGH" by The 1975
    "Carried Away" by Passion Pit
    "Electric Lady" by Janelle Monae
    "I Belong In Your Arms" by Chairlift
    "Lonely Town" by Brandon Flowers
    "White Lies" by Milo Greene
    "Annie" by Neon Indian
    "Seasons (Waiting On You)" by Future Islands

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