15 Best 80s Rock Songs by Female Artists ...

By Mariana

15 Best  80s Rock Songs  by Female Artists  ...

How do you even choose the best 80s rock songs by females?

It’s time to tease our manes and bring out the electric guitars because we’re going to be travelling through time into the greatest decade of all. Everything from style to movies to television from this time deserves its own list, but we’ll be focusing on music for now, more specifically, rock music. Even more specifically, rock music by talented, iconic ladies who truly made the genre, whether through power ballads, heavy metal anthems, or pop rock tunes. These are the best 80s rock songs by females.

Table of contents:

  1. walk like an egyptian – the bangles (1986)
  2. heaven is a place on earth – belinda carlisle (1987)
  3. alone – heart (1987)
  4. total eclipse of the heart – bonnie tyler (1983)
  5. if i could turn back time – cher (1989)
  6. all we are – warlock (1987)
  7. edge of seventeen – stevie nicks (1982)
  8. i love rock ‘n roll – joan jett & the blackhearts (1982)
  9. i hate myself for loving you – joan jett & the blackhearts (1988)
  10. bette davis eyes – kim carnes (1981)
  11. voices carry – ‘til tuesday – (1985)
  12. 99 red balloons – nena (1984)
  13. love is a battlefield – pat benatar (1983)
  14. we don’t need another hero – tina turner (1985)
  15. kiss me deadly – lita ford (1988)

1 Walk like an Egyptian – the Bangles (1986)

2 Heaven is a Place on Earth – Belinda Carlisle (1987)

3 Alone – Heart (1987)

4 Total Eclipse of the Heart – Bonnie Tyler (1983)

5 If I Could Turn Back Time – Cher (1989)

6 All We Are – Warlock (1987)

7 Edge of Seventeen – Stevie Nicks (1982)

8 I Love Rock ‘N Roll – Joan Jett & the Blackhearts (1982)

9 I Hate Myself for Loving You – Joan Jett & the Blackhearts (1988)

Yes, Joan gets two entries because let’s face it, she rules.

10 Bette Davis Eyes – Kim Carnes (1981)

11 Voices Carry – ‘Til Tuesday – (1985)

12 99 Red Balloons – Nena (1984)

13 Love is a Battlefield – Pat Benatar (1983)

14 We Don’t Need Another Hero – Tina Turner (1985)

15 Kiss Me Deadly – Lita Ford (1988)

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