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Icon: 80's Hits

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The Classic '80s Hits installment of Universal's ongoing Icon series offers 22 staples from the early and mid-'80s; the kinds of songs that were in constant rotation during the glory days of MTV. This collection is culled from the vaults of Universal and EMI, but that allows for a pretty broad range of songs. "Love Is a Battlefield," "In a Big Country," "We Got the Beat," "Addicted to Love," "Mr. Roboto," "Heat of the Moment," "Higher Love," "Centerfold," "Everybody Have Fun Tonight," "Walking on Sunshine" are all here, along with other songs of similar fame and vintage. Some of these songs might appear quite often -- on other compilations, radio, or TV shows -- but this is a nice, affordable way to own all these tunes.

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