80s Popstarr* Quiz

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Think you know about music from the 80s? See how well you do in our extremely tricksy 80s pop quiz.

Stan Ridgeway sang Camouflage in 1986, but which band was he the lead singer of?

What was U2's first top 40 hit in the UK?

These lyrics are taken from which song by Prince and the Revolution?

Like a fire I'm drawn to her lust

I can't run from her but Lord I must

Like a demon I'm drawn to her flame

I'm gonna burn calling her name

Which of these bands was Vince Clarke not a member of?

Who released the album The Circle & The Square in 1986?

What was the name of the 80s "supergroup" which was made up of members of Duran Duran and Chic, and was fronted by Robert Palmer?

Name this band:

no clues here

Who opened the Live Aid concert at Wembley Stadium in 1985?

Who took the skinheads bowling in 1986?

Simple Minds sang the main theme to John Hughes' classic 80s film The Breakfast Club, Don't You (Forget About Me). Brian Ferry had already turned down the song, but can you name who else declined the track before it was offered to Jim Kerr and Co?

Peter Clarke is better known as:

Who was that other bloke in The Style Council? Not Paul Weller, the other one.

Can you name these fillies?


Tony James created which band in the 80s?

Which Bond Girl appeared in the music video for Adam Ant's Goody Two Shoes?

Big Country singer and founder Stuart Adamson was originally in which punk band?

Velvet Revolver and Guns N' Roses drummer Matt Sorum played with which of these Yorkshire bands in the 80s?

Ian Broudie named his band the Lightning Seeds after mishearing the lyrics to which Prince song?

The soundtrack to Ferris Bueller's Day Off features a cover version of which Smith's song by The Dream Academy?

Patsy Kensit fronted which pop group in the 80s?

For a special bonus question can you identify this complete bastard who practically ruined the British charts during the late 80s with his shitty Hit Factory?


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