The 80s kind of sucked. There, I said it! At least, it kind of sucked for music: I wasn’t alive for most of the 80s, so I’m not sure what the rest of it was like.

Amongst the rabble of self-indulgent ballads, kooky fashion and overbearing electronic overtones, there were a few gems of songs that somehow got the balance just right. Here is one of them: quintessentially 80s it may be, it doesn’t quite make you want to laugh at how terrible the era was in general. In fact, it’s delightfully catchy and surprisingly tender!