Punk Goes 80's

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Punk Goes 80's
Compilation album by
ReleasedJune 7, 2005
GenrePunk rock, pop punk, post-hardcore, alternative rock
"Punk Goes..." chronology
Punk Goes Acoustic
Punk Goes 80's
Punk Goes 90's
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Punk Goes 80's is the fourth in album in the Punk Goes... series created by Fearless Records. It contains covers of songs that were popular in the 1980s covered by various alternative rock, and pop punk bands. This is also the first album to feature the song "Your Love" by The Outfield being covered by the band Midtown. The song would later appear again on the compilation Punk Goes Classic Rock being covered then by electronicore band I See Stars.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Artist Original Artist(s) Length
1. "Manic Monday" Relient K The Bangles 2:44
2. "I Ran (So Far Away)" Hidden In Plain View A Flock of Seagulls 4:25
3. "I Melt with You" Sugarcult Modern English 3:47
4. "Your Love" Midtown The Outfield 4:23
5. "Don't You (Forget About Me)" Rufio Simple Minds 4:13
6. "Pop Song 89" Motion City Soundtrack R.E.M. 3:05
7. "Holding Out for a Hero" Emery Bonnie Tyler 4:16
8. "Just Like Heaven" Gatsbys American Dream The Cure 3:01
9. "The Power of Love" The Early November Huey Lewis and the News 5:19
10. "Straight Up" Halifax Paula Abdul 4:35
11. "Dead Man's Party" A Thorn for Every Heart Oingo Boingo 3:36
12. "Wrapped Around Your Finger" Brazil The Police 5:09
13. "Forever Young" So They Say Rod Stewart 3:19
14. "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" JamisonParker Tears for Fears 3:33
15. "Video Killed the Radio Star" Amber Pacific Bruce Woolley and the Camera Club/The Buggles 2:30


  1. ^ "Punk Goes 80's - Various Artists". Allmusic.