The 12 Best 80s Love Songs, Ranked

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When it comes to romantic songs, 80s love songs just might take the crown. The 1980s was a decade known for its vibrant music scene, and amidst the synth-pop and rock anthems, there emerged some of the most iconic love songs in music history. From heartfelt ballads to catchy pop tunes, the 80s gifted us with an array of romantic melodies that continue to resonate with audiences today. Here, we've compiled a list of the 12 best 80s love songs, each capturing the essence of love in its own unique way.

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12. "Time After Time" by Cyndi Lauper

11. "Eternal Flame" by The Bangles

10. "I Want to Know What Love Is" by Foreigner

9. "Take My Breath Away" by Berlin

8. "The Power of Love" by Huey Lewis and The News

7. "Total Eclipse of the Heart" by Bonnie Tyler

6. "Careless Whisper" by George Michael

5. "I Just Called to Say I Love You" by Stevie Wonder

4. "Every Breath You Take" by The Police

3. "Endless Love" by Lionel Richie & Diana Ross

2. "True Colors" by Cyndi Lauper

1. "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston

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