Editors’ Notes The New Wave, R&B and synth-pop songs you need to hear. Our editors regularly update this playlist—if you hear something you like, add it to your library.

SONG
ALBUM
Pump Up the Jam
5:20
 
Ride On Time
4:32
 
Good Life
4:04
 
Back to Life
3:48
 
Blue Monday
7:29
 
Smalltown Boy
5:02
 
Push It (Radio Version)
3:27
 
Somebody Else's Guy
6:32
 
I Feel for You
5:43
 
Buffalo Stance
5:42
 
Never Too Much
3:50
 
Wordy Rappinghood
6:27
 
Tainted Love / Where Did Our Love Go? (Extended)
9:02
 
Pump Up the Volume (UK 12" Mix)
5:08
 
All Night Long (All Night)
6:25
 
I Found Lovin'
4:10
 
You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)
3:15
 
Love Come Down (12" Version)
6:14
 
3:56
 
It Takes Two
5:00
 
Last Night a D.J. Saved My Life
5:40
 
Don't You Want Me
3:58
 
Love Can't Turn Around (Original Mix)
5:39
 
Rock the Casbah
3:42
 
Into the Groove
4:45
 
Temptation (Edit)
3:34
 
Let's Groove
5:39
 
I Can't Wait
5:26
 
Never Gonna Give You Up
3:32
 
A Night to Remember (Radio)
3:23
 
6:22
 
Word Up!
4:20
 
Can You Feel It
5:58
 
Caribbean Queen (No More Love On the Run)
4:04
 
Super Freak
3:25
 
Girls On Film
3:27
 
Don't Go
3:06
 
The Only Way Is up (Original)
4:29
 
Love Shack
5:21
 
Thriller
5:57
 
Walk This Way (feat. Aerosmith)
5:09
 
Let's Hear It for the Boy
4:21
 
Just an Illusion
6:27
 
Trapped
3:40
 
Forget Me Nots (Single Version)
4:04
 
It's Raining Men
2:51
 
It's a Love Thing (Radio Version)
3:46
 
Jack Your Body (Original Club Mix)
6:52
 
Let the Music Play
3:34
 
Every Little Step
3:57
 
Flashdance...What a Feeling (Radio Edit)
3:57
 
Walking on Sunshine '82
9:35
 
Chain Reaction
3:49
 
New Sensation
3:40
 
Venus
3:49
 
Wishing Well
3:30
 
Wild Thing
4:23
 
Rhythm of the Night
3:49
 
Obsession
4:28
 
Rock the Boat (7 Inch)
4:35
 
Mama Used to Say (Rerecorded)
4:05
 
I.O.U. (7" Version)
3:47
 
4:46
 
Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do?)
6:44
 
Addicted to Love
6:03
 
She Works Hard For the Money
5:20
 
Move Your Body
6:45
 
Celebration (Single Version)
4:58
 
All Night Long
5:43
 
Rapture
5:36
 
4:08
 
That's the Way Love Is (Underground Mix) [Edited Version]
4:15
 
Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But the Rent (Extended Club Mix) [Bonus Track]
7:16
 
Jump to the Beat
5:20
 
Midas Touch (12")
6:30
 
Pull Up To The Bumper
4:41
 
5:24
 
Start Me Up
3:33
 
Straight Up (Single Version)
3:51
 
You're the One for Me
5:11
 
Do You Wanna Funk? (feat. Sylvester)
6:06
 
You Dropped a Bomb On Me
5:12
 
Dance Hall Days
4:00
 
Just a Touch of Love
6:32
 
Can You Handle It
6:26
 
Stakker Humanoid (12" Original)
5:00
 
Let's Get Serious
3:34
 
Tears Are Not Enough (Demo)
3:31
 
Out Come the Freaks (12" Classic Remix)
7:12
 

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