Top 5 Songs To Play In Your Car From The 80’s


Luca Pasinato

For most, playing music in your car is essential when driving, whether you’re alone or with friends; playing music makes almost every car ride better. Today, car rides are filled with the latest rap and hip-hop, ranging from 21 Savage and Trippie Redd to Katy Perry and Ariana Grande.

I think that people should turn back the clock a little to the 80’s and play some of the music that their parents probably listen to on the radio. These are the top five songs from the 80’s in my opinion that you should play in your car next time you have to go somewhere.

1) Africa  By: Toto

Released in 1982, Africa has a calm mellow beat that will put you in the mindset that you are in africa. Even though it is a mellow beat it still can get you going when the chorus comes on.

2) Under Pressure  By: Queen & David Bowie

Released in 1986, Under Pressure starts out with a funky bass with a nice mellow piano that will get you moving in your car seat. About 20 seconds in you will know why it is number two on this list.

3) Pour Some Sugar On Me  By: Def Leppard

Released in 1987, Pour Some Sugar On Me with a huge drumline to kick off this rocking song it will for sure get your head moving. With the lyrics them self making you feel like a million bucks the guitar in this song will make you want to roll down the windows and let everyone know you listening to Def Leppard.

4) Down Under  By: Men At Work

Released in 1980, Down under starts out with one of the most funky and groovy intros to a song. It also has a chorus that anyone can sing alone to even if they haven’t heard the song before.

5) All Night Long  By: Lionel Richie

Released in 1983, All night long, is a song that anyone can sing along to. With a smooth caribbean like funk to the song it makes you want to sit back and just go for a drive but when the chorus come on it will get you singing at the top of your lungs.