Most Overrated 80s Songs

The Top Ten

1 Thriller - Michael Jackson Thriller - Michael Jackson

This song is really overrated. Michael Jackson has done better. - RiverClanRocks

Yeah this song is overrated but I still like it. - cosmo

2 Like a Virgin - Madonna Like a Virgin - Madonna

Very overrated. I'm so sick and tired of seeing this everywhere for best songs of the 80's! I think Take on Me and The Winner Takes it All are way better and more meaningful. - MontyPython

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3 Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses V 1 Comment
4 One - Metallica One - Metallica

God no! This song is underrated, if anything. It doesn't deserve to be on this list.

Excuse me? This was underrated as hell

Don't even THINK about putting this on the list. - Songsta41

5 Hot for Teacher - Van Halen Hot for Teacher - Van Halen V 1 Comment
6 You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC

Very Overrated AC/DC Is A Great Band But This Song Is Overplayed. - FettiMC

7 Billie Jean - Michael Jackson Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
8 Beat It - Michael Jackson Beat It - Michael Jackson

This is probably my favorite Michael Jackson, tied with smooth criminal. - nintendofan126

9 When Doves Cry - Prince When Doves Cry - Prince

No way! This song is underrated, if anything! But still, not my favourite Prince song. - PositronWildhawk

10 Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics

The Contenders

11 Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler
12 Like a Prayer - Madonna Like a Prayer - Madonna
13 I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
14 Another One Bites the Dust - Queen Another One Bites the Dust - Queen
15 Don't You Want Me - Human League Don't You Want Me - Human League
16 Pour Some Sugar On Me - Def Leppard Pour Some Sugar On Me - Def Leppard
17 Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
18 Master of Puppets - Metallica Master of Puppets - Metallica
19 China Girl - David Bowie China Girl - David Bowie
20 Runaway - Bon Jovi Runaway - Bon Jovi
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1. Beat It - Michael Jackson
2. Thriller - Michael Jackson
3. Another One Bites the Dust - Queen
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1. One - Metallica
2. Thriller - Michael Jackson
3. Like a Virgin - Madonna
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1. Like a Virgin - Madonna
2. Thriller - Michael Jackson
3. When Doves Cry - Prince
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