The 16 BEST Makeout Songs From The 1980s

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makeout songs from the 1980s

OMG, George Michael!

I think we can all agree that making out (with a good kisser) is fun. Making out with great music playing in the background makes it even better.

Cheesy, sappy, flamboyant, awesome, fun — this pretty much sums up making out as well as pretty much all of the 1980s. Where would we be without the decade's power ballads and electronic jams?

Even if you aren't a child of the '80s, you know that decade made a strong mark for music and movies alike. Seriously who can forget this:

(OK, for you youngsters, it's John Cusack from Say Anything, and Peter Gabriel's "In Your Eyes" is booming on the box.)

So, let's get in a personal time machine, crawl into the backseat of our cars, and make out with someone awesome to these songs that will simultaneously make you laugh, rock out, and suck face.


1. "Careless Whisper" - Wham!

We raise our boomboxes to this:

I'm never gonna dance again the way I danced with you.


2. "I Just Died In Your Arms Tonight" - Cutting Crew

We raise our boomboxes to this:

It was a long hot night, she made it easy, she made it feel right


3. "Open Arms" - Journey

We raise our boomboxes to this:

So now I come to you

With open arms

Nothing to hide


4. "Wicked Game" - Chris Isaak

We raise our boomboxes to this:

It's strange what desire will make foolish people do


5. "Keep on Lovin' You" - REO Speedwagon

We raise our boomboxes to this:

When I said that I loved you I meant that I loved you forever

And I'm gonna keep on lovin' you

'Cause it's the only thing I want to do

I don't want to sleep, I just want to keep on lovin' you

6. "Crazy for You" - Madonna

We raise our boomboxes to this:

Slowly now we begin to move

Every breath I'm deeper into you

Soon we two are standing still in time


7. "I’ve Had the Time of My Life" - Jennifer Warnes, Bill Medley

We raise our boomboxes to this:

Now with passion in our eyes

There's no way we could disguise it secretly

So we take each other's hand

'Cause we seem to understand the urgency


8. "Summer of '69" - Bryan Adams

We raise our boomboxes to this:

Standin' on your mama's porch

You told me that you'd wait forever

Oh, and when you held my hand

I knew that it was now or never


9. "Just Like Honey" - Jesus & Mary Chain

We raise our boomboxes to this:

I'll be your plastic toy


10. "I'll Melt With You" - Modern English

We raise our boomboxes to this:

I’ll stop the world and melt with you


11. "Love Bites" - Def Leppard

We raise our boomboxes to this:

I don't want to touch you too much baby

Cause making love to you might drive me crazy


12. "I'll Be There For You" - Bon Jovi

We raise our boomboxes to this:

When you breathe I want to be the air for you


13. "Tell it to My Heart" - Taylor Dayne

We raise our boomboxes to this:

I feel the night explode when we're together


14. "Time After Time" - Cyndi Lauper

We raise our boomboxes to this:

If you're lost you can look and you will find me


15. "The Way You Make Me Feel" - Michael Jackson

We raise our boomboxes to this:

I like the feelin' you're givin' me

Just hold me baby and I'm in ecstasy


16. "In Your Eyes" - Peter Gabriel

We raise our boomboxes to this:

I see the doorway to a thousand churches in your eyes



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