Playlists — December 23, 2019 at 8:05 am

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1985: A 7-hour, 22-minute Spotify playlist

We’ve created a Spotify playlist to accompany our just-posted Top 100 songs of 1985 readers poll results. As you can see (and hear), the playlist opens with The Cure’s “Inbetween Days” and closes with Suzanne Vega’s “Marlene on the Wall” — with 98 more songs in between. Yes, this time, all 100 of our readers’ selections are streaming on Spotify.

So here are 7 hours and 22 minutes of classic tracks from 1985 for your streaming pleasure:






  1. Nemesis by Shriekback missing from the playlist?

  2. Get rid of Dire Straits and Tom Petty, and throw on some Colourbox. Lose all the Sting while you’re at it.

  3. ♥️♥️♥️Colourbox

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