Top 10 Cheesiest Songs of the 1980s

CaptainMowzker
The 1980s had lots of cheesy songs. Some ranging from okay to mediocre. I'll only be including songs from the 80s for this list. I'll be excluding 90s and 70s songs. To be included it doesn't necessarily have to be a one hit wonder.

The Top Ten

1 Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley

I've just eaten extra mature cheddar that's less cheesy than this.

Never gonna let you down... - Ananya

Cheesy with both the lyrics and sound. - CaptainMowzker

Finally at number one the spot it deserves! - CaptainMowzker

V 4 Comments
2 Hey Mickey - Toni Basil

Cheesy but not in a good way. - CaptainMowzker

3 You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi

I like Bon Jovi but I'd be lying if I didn't say that lots of their songs are cheesy. - CaptainMowzker

Jon is the best ever, still sexy today.

4 Don't Stop Believing - Journey

Separate Ways is better. - PhoenixAura81

Again I like Journey but they're pretty cheesy. - CaptainMowzker

I wouldn’t call this cheesy. It’s actually a decently good song. - NightJinx

5 Heartbreaker - Pat Benatar

It's fairly okay but definitely cheesy. - CaptainMowzker

6 Hot for Teacher - Van Halen

Ugh... the lyrics are just pure cheese. - CaptainMowzker

7 You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC

Incredibly cheesy but tolerable. - CaptainMowzker

8 Girls Girls Girls - Motley Crue

It's cheesy but what glam metal song isn't a little bit cheesy? - CaptainMowzker

Motley crue sucks.Why do people like them they are just a stupid and cheesy Glam Rock band.-DarkBoi-X

9 Take On Me - a-ha A-ha is a Norwegian band formed in Oslo in 1982. The band was founded by Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Pål Waaktaar-Savoy.

Cheesy as hell. - CaptainMowzker

This song is very gleeful and and nostalgic! - Kevinsidis

10 Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N' Roses

It might be considered a Rock classic but holy hell are the lyrics cheesy. - CaptainMowzker

I like this song. - Not_A_Weeaboo

The Contenders

11 The Search is Over - Survivor

This Needs To Be Number 1, Makes Mever Gonna Give You Up Look Deep & Serioua

12 Valley Girl - Frank Zappa

"Sung" by his daughter Moon Zappa. - THC13

13 The Final Countdown - Europe

Longest beginning. I loose interest when it’s been a minute and still no singing. - NightJinx

14 Looking for Freedom - David Hasselhoff
15 Careless Whisper - George Michael

I'M NEVER GONNA DANCE AGAIN THE SAME WAY I USED TO DANCE WITH YOU. - CaptainMowzker

16 We Built This City - Starship
17 Livin' on a Prayer - Bon Jovi

Top 10 material. - DarkMatter1997

WHOAH OH LIVING ON A PRAYER
TAKE MY HAND
WE ARE HALF WAY THERE
WHIAH OH LIVING ON A PRAYER - NightJinx

18 Hit Me with Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar
19 Heartbeat - Don Johnson
20 Danger Zone - Kenny Loggins
21 Eye of the Tiger - Survivor

DUN. DUN DUN DUN. - NightJinx

22 Credit Card Baby - Wham!
23 Arthur's Theme (Best that You Can Do) - Christopher Cross
24 Africa - Toto
25 Photograph - Def Leppard
26 The Safety Dance - Men Without Hats

Really Cheesy

27 Don't Worry, Be Happy - Bobby McFerrin
28 You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) - Dead or Alive

Good song, but very cheesy - BlazinWraith

BAdd New Item

Related Lists

Top Ten Cheesiest Song Lyrics Top 10 Cheesiest Green Day Songs Cheesiest Power Metal Songs Top 10 Cheesiest Songs Top 10 Cheesiest Weezer Songs

List Stats

28 listings
10 days old

Top Remixes

1. Hey Mickey - Toni Basil
2. You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
3. You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi
Billyv
1. Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
2. Hey Mickey - Toni Basil
3. Don't Stop Believing - Journey
CaptainMowzker
1. Hey Mickey - Toni Basil
2. You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi
3. Don't Stop Believing - Journey
floral

WRemix

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P