One might not think there were very many exceptional songs to come out of the 80s. That isn’t exactly the case. Despite being awash in synthetic music, the 1980s provided us with some of the most unique and innovative sounds to emerge from music. The following five songs were groundbreaking in their own right, and have withstood the test of time (and VH1’s capitalizing on nostalgia). Break out those legwarmers, and settle in for five of the best hits of the 1980’s.