Top 100 One Hit Wonders of the 1980s

100. Echo Beach – Martha & the Muffins

99. Imagination – Belouis Some

98. Needle In The Groove – Mama’s Boys

97. Tantalise – Jimmy The Hoover

96. I’d Rather Jack – The Reynolds Girls

95. Believe It Or Not – Joey Scarbury

94. Tender Love – Force MDs

93. Einstein A Go-Go – Landscape

92. E-MC2 – Big Audio Dynamite

91. Break My Stride – Matthew Wilder

90. Spirit In The Sky – Dr and the Medics

89. I Could Be So Good For You – Dennis Waterman

88.  Thinking Of You – The Colourfield

87. Carol – Scullion

86. Puttin’ On The Ritz – Taco

85. Just The Two Of Us – Grover Washington Jr (feat Bill Withers)

84. It’s My Party – Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin

83. Turning Japanese – The Vapors

82. Brilliant Mind – Furniture

81. Rush Hour – Jane Wieldlin

80. Key Largo – Bertie Higgins

79. Kiss Me – Stephen “Tin Tin” Duffy

78. Safety Dance – Men Without Hats

77. Words – F.R. David

76. I’m Not Scared – Eighth Wonder

75. You’re A Friend of Mine – Clarence Clemons & Jackson Browne

74. Breathe – Hands to Heaven

73. Live It Up – Mental as Anything

72. Harden My Heart – Quarterflash

71. Duel – Propaganda

70. The Way To Your Heart – Soulsister

69. At This Moment – Billy Vera

68. One In Every Town – Paul Ashford

67. Crash – The Primitives

66. Major Tom – Peter Schilling

65. It Had To Be You – Harry Connick Jnr

64. Satellite – The Hooters

63. The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades – Timbuk 3

62. Axel F – Harold Faltermeyer

61. Let’s Go All The Way – Sly Fox

60. Sinful – Peter Wylie

59. Camouflage – Stan Ridgway

58. Rip It Up – Orange Juice

57. Breakout – Swing Out Sister

56. Martha’s Harbour – All About Eve

55. We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off – Jermaine Stewart

54. I Want To Wake Up With You – Boris Gardiner

53. Save Your Love – Reneé & Renata

52. Ain’t Nothing Going On But The Rent – Gwen Guthrie

51. Every Loser Wins – Nick Berry

50. Somebody’s Watching Me – Rockwell

49. C’est La Vie – Robbie Nevil

48. Heartache – Pepsi & Shirley

47. Each Time You Break My Heart – Nick Kamen

46. First Time – Robin Beck

45. Boys (Summertime Love) – Sabrina

44. Together We Are Beautiful – Fern Kinney

43. It’s Raining Men – Weather Girls

42. Obsession – Animotion

41. Since Yesterday – Strawberry Switchblade

40. Tarzan Boy – Baltimora

39. Body Rock – Maria Vidal

38. Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You – Glenn Medeiros

37. Heart and Soul – No Sweat

36. The Power of Love – Jennifer Rush

35. I Eat Cannibals – Toto Coelo

34. Missing You – John Waite

33. The First Picture of You – The Lotus Eaters

32. The Promise You Made – Cock Robin

31. Shaddap Your Face – Joe Dolce

30. Town To Town – Microdisney

29. Funky Town – Lipps Inc.

28. Blister In The Sun – Violent Femmes

27. I Won’t Let You Down – Ph.D.

26. The Harder I Try – Brother Beyond

25. Life In A Northern Town – Dream Academy

24. Move Closer – Phyllis Nelson

23. Trapped – Colonel Abrams

22. Pump Up The Volume – MARRS

21. You’re The Voice – John Farnham

20. Tell It To My Heart – Taylor Dayne

19. Don’t Worry Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin

18. Waiting For A Star To Fall – Boy Meets Girl

17. My Friend John – Those Nervous Animals

16. I Love Rock n Roll – Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

15. Beds Are Burning – Midnight Oil

14. See the Day – Dee C Lee

13. The Captain of Her Heart – Double

12. My Favourite Waste of Time – Owen Paul

11. Maniac – Michael Sembello

10. She’s Like The Wind – Patrick Swayze

9. Dolce Vita – Ryan Paris

8. Stop – Sam Brown

7. St Elmo’s Fire (Man In Motion) – John Parr

6. Don’t Forget Me (When I’m Gone) – Glass Tiger

5. Take My Breath Away – Berlin

4. Desert Moon – Denis de Young

3. 99 Red Balloons – Nena

2. Mickey – Toni Basil

1. Together In Electric Dreams – Gorgio Moroder & Philip Oakley

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