80s Love Songs To Refresh Your Marriage Right Now

I have some lovely 80s love songs that you should listen to in order to help revitalize your marriage. You and I know that it takes nurturing your relationship daily to make it work well.

Nurturing your marriage doesn’t mean breaking the bank or traveling to the moon because you want a happy relationship. There are little things you can do daily to have a great relationship with your partner.

In Happy Marriage Builder, we have talked about many ways to make your marriage better, including how to write love letters, go on romantic dates, and send love poems. This post is about another special way to boost your marriage.

This is about using love songs for the same purpose—not just love songs, but 80s love songs. If you are 40 years of age and older, you’ll know how songs from the 80’s are bomb.

The selected 80s love songs will not only help you refresh your marriage; they will also rejuvenate you and make you younger. Drop whatever you are doing right now and at least bask in the euphoria of the love songs so you can laugh the world and its stress away.

80s Love Songs to Refresh Your Marriage:

Best 80s Love Songs:

I want to start from the best to the greatest heats from the 80s. I see the excitement on your face. If you love old vibes, then you’ll be smiling as wait for the selection list of these 80s love songs.

You can choose to send it to your partner or anyone once in a day or twice in a month. However, be sure that the receiver is a fan of old songs like you; that’s when the songs will have a good meaning to them.

Below are a few of them.

1. You Are The Love Of My Life:
George Benson recorded this romantic song with Roberta Flack in 1985. It was one of his greatest hits.

2. Endless Love.
Diana Ross and Lionel Richie, two of my favorite people in the world, sang this love song back in 1981. A movie titled “Endless Love” was also released, and it featured this song.

3. Inside Out:
The Odyssey, an American group, performed this lovely song in 1982. It came from their album “Happy Together.” That was the group’s second-highest hit song. You will love it.

4. Time After Time:
A song by an American singer called Cyndi Luper. This 80s love song was written in 1983, and it was co-written with another singer called Rob Human.

The inspiration for the song came after both of them were going through the same situation. The song became popular as one of the best 80s love songs.

5. Hello:
You can guess who wrote this song. It was very popular then, and even now, it still makes an impact when heard. The singer is Lionel Richie and was born in 1984. Richie wrote that song for his first album and later decided to leave it off.

It was Richie’s wife, Brenda, who saw the lyrics of the song and asked him to include them on his second album. Thanks, he did, because that song touched many lives.

6. Reserving My Entire Love For You:
This is a hit track by the famous singer, the late Whitney Houston. The song was released in 1985 as a single from her debut album. That was Whitney’s breakout song. It became number 1 on the list of “Hot 100” the same year.

7. Say You Say Me:
You can’t talk about 80s love songs and forget to mention this great hit by Lionel Richie. He launched a very successful solo career in 1982, and since then, he has become unstoppable. The song Say You Say Me was released in 1986.

8. Power of Love:
You know that? That’s one of my best 80s love songs. Done by Jennifer Rush in 1985. Power of Song sold millions of copies after it was released and was the first-selling single ever by a woman.

9. I Wanna Know What Love Is:
Do you want to know what love is? Then let foreigners show up. Foreigner is a British-American rock band. I want to know what love was in 1984.

Mick Jones wrote the song’s lyrics. Mick plays with The Foreigner, a formidable rock band. The song also featured backing from the New Jersey Choir.

Sad love songs from the 1980s:

9. Careless Whisper:
Michael and Andrew Ridgeley recorded and produced this song in 1984. This is a heart-wrenching ballad that is filled with saxophone melodies and some soulful vocals that will amaze any listener.

The song is all about love and betrayal. Michael wrote this song to reflect his lover’s infidelity and the pain it caused him. The song captures the essence of 1980s sad love songs and romanticism.

10. All Out of Love:
Song by Air Supply, a British/Australian soft rock duo in 1978, but for 1980. The song got to number 2 in the USA and 11 in the UK. All Out of Love deals with the miserable love of the singer, who felt lost without love and the object of his affection.

11. Alone—Heart:
This is a classic ballad from the 1980s with good instrumentation. The lyrics of the song convey the extent of loneliness, and it is speaking to anyone who has experienced a failed relationship or heartache. Delivered by Ann Wilson in 1987.

12. What’s Love Got To Do With It?
Tina Turner sang this lovely song, which perfectly conveys the sense of doubt and bewilderment. It also conveyed feelings of anger and complicated feelings of love. Released in 1984.

13. Where Do Broken Hearts Go?
This is one of the 80s love songs I love so much, and I know you love it too. The song is a question song, asking where the broken hearts will go. It was released in 1988 as Whitney’s fourth single.

If you have ever suffered a broken heart, then listen to that song to know where your heart will go when it is broken.

14. How am I supposed to live without you?

In 1982, Doug James and Michael Bolton co-wrote this song. When Laura Branigan, a singer, recorded the song for the first time in 1983, it became the number one hit in both the US and Canadian charts. It reached the top of the US Hot 100 Billboard when Michael recorded it later as well. It also turned into a global hit.

15. Heartbreaker:
American singer Dionne Warwick recorded this studio album in the spring of 1982, and Arista Records released it. This album became Warwick’s highest-charting album after selling an estimated 3 million copies worldwide.

16. Lonely Is the Night?
You can hear the sound of regret and sadness in the lyrics of one of the super 80s love songs by Air Supply. This song was released in 1986. The singer sent his love away, thinking he could live without her. Now he wants to let her know how lonely it is without her.

17. On My Own:
One of the popular love songs from the mid-1980s, “Beautiful,” is a song by Patti LaBelle and MacDonald. Singer Burt Bacharach and his spouse wrote the song, which was first recorded by Dionne Warwick in 1985.

Patti LaBelle and Michael were later released in 1986.
This was based on a romantic relationship that reached its end, and both parties went separate ways with the occasional option to come back together one day.

18. Still Loving You:
The strong ballad “This One” was produced by the German hard-rock band Scorpions. It was made available as the second single from their studio album, “Love at First Sting,” in 1984. It will be your favorite.

19. Didn’t we almost have it all?
In 1987, the film Did We Almost Have It All? was released. Michael Masser produced the song, which Will Jennings and Masser wrote together. It turned into Whitney Houston’s greatest number-one hit. It held the top spot on the American Billboard Hot 100 five times in a row.

20 Promise Me:
The Cover Girls, a group of all-female singers from New York City, performed Promise Me. Andy “Panda,” a music producer, formed the group, which consisted of three female singers.

Their debut album, “Show,” came out in 1986, and Promise Me followed in 1988.

80s Love Songs by Female Artists:

21 La Isla Bonita:
This song was a hit. I loved it so much, and I enjoyed singing with the singer those days, even though I was not sure what the wording was. It was only a few years ago that I understood what the singer was saying. I forgave myself because I was only a kid.

This is a 1986 Latin and pop song by Madonna. The song achieved popularity all around the world. Thanks to Madonna for that beautiful song.

22. Greatest Love of All:

23. You Touched My Life:
This is yet another one of my favorite 80s love songs. Gwen Guthrie wrote the song and gave the performance. This beautiful song was produced in 1986. I don’t know about you, but I love the song so much. Gwen died in her 40s of uterine cancer. But her song is still living in so many people’s hearts.

24. Giving You the Best That I Got:
Done by another great R&B female singer, Anita Baker. Anita, Skip Scarborough, and Randy Holland wrote it in 1988. I love her songs so much because she has one of those unique voices that people want to hear again and again.

25. Sweet Love:
This is another beautiful song from Anita Baker. Released in 1986, it became Anita’s hit song. Charted number 2 in US Billboard R&B and number 3 in US. Billboard of the Adult Contemporary Chart. Oh! What a song, “Sweet Love.”

80s Love Songs for Weddings:

26. Saving All My Love For You:
McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. recorded the song for the first time in 1978. Michael Masser and Gerry Goffin wrote it. Whitney Houston recorded it as well in 1985 for her debut album of the same name.

Whitney’s version of Saving All My Love for You became well-loved by the whole world. People loved it more because of her vocal performance.

27. Endless Love:
Lionel Richie wrote another lovely song, which was first recorded as a duet between Lionel and Diana Ross. Luther Vandross, Mariah Carey, and a few other artists have also covered the song. Recorded in 1981.

28. Baby Comes To Me:
Patti Austin and James Ingrams performed this Sunday song in 1981. The song became a hit after it was used on the soap opera General Hospital for a romantic scene. In February 1983, it became the number-one hit in the US.

29. Have I Told You Lately?
Have I recently informed you that Irish singer-songwriter Sir Van Morrison wrote and produced it in 1989? It is a romantic song (ballad) that is often played at weddings. But the song was initially intended to be a prayer.

30. Say You, Say Me:
Say You Say Me is one of the greatest 80s love songs. Lionel Richie released it exactly in 1985. The song picked #1 on the Hot 100, AC, and R&B charts. You can see this song in his album, “Can’t Slow Down.”

80s Love Songs Rock:

31. Right Here Waiting:
American singer-songwriter Richard Marx performed the song “Right Here Waiting” on June 29, 1989. It was released as the second single from his second album, Repeat Offender. It was a global hit.

32. Waiting for a Girl Like You:
The British-American rock group The Foreigner released the song in 1981. It was released as the second song from the fourth album and was co-written with Mick Jones and Lou Grammy. It was a powerful ballad.

33. Keep on Loving You:
Kelvin Cronin’s rock ballad “Keep on Loving You” was covered by American rock group REO Speedwagon. This song was first on their album Hi Infidelity in 1980, and it was their first single. It broke the top 50 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

34. Is this love?
The British rock group Whitesnake produced the song as a second single in 1987. This single was a hit for the group, and it reached number 9 in the UK Singles chart.

35. Eternal Frame:
Do you remember this hit by an American pop-rock group called the Bangles? A member of the group named Susanna Hoff wrote The Great Ballad. It was released in 1989 and it became number-one hit in 9 Countries, including the United Kingdom, Sweden, the United States, etc.

Classic 80s Love Songs:

36. Baby, Can I Hold You Tonight?
I can’t forget to add this beautiful song by American contemporary folk artist Tracy Chapman to my list of 80s love songs. It was released in October 1988 and it reached the top fifty in the United States of America.

37. Lost In Your Eyes:
Released in 1989 by REO Speedwagon, it ranked 42 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. On March 4, the hit ballad rose to number 1 and remained there for 3 weeks. It also became the most successful single.

38. Every Breath You Take:
This is a song by the British rock band The Police, and it’s from their album Synchronicity. Sting wrote it back in 1983. This single was the biggest Canadian and U.S. hit of 1983. The song also got to the top 10 in many countries.

39. Time in a Bottle:
Although Jim Croce performed it in 1972, it became more well-known in the 1980s. Even though it was originally released in the 1970s, it became more popular in the 1980s. This beautiful song evoked a sense of timeless longing and love.

40. True by Spandau Ballet.
The song is a romantic ballad that is characterized by its smooth, heartfelt lyrics and melody. Released in 1983. With its soulful vocals and lush instruments, this song became a great hit.

I hope you enjoyed this blog post titled 80s Love Songs. The songs listed in this post can boost your marriage and make you happy again. From soulful ballads to upbeat tunes, these songs have the power to reignite passion and strengthen bonds in marriage.

Whether reliving cherished memories or creating new ones, the magic of these melodies transcends time, offering a soundtrack for love that knows no bounds.

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