Greatest Lists S1 #13 “If You Were Here” by Thompson Twins

The first season of Greatest Lists features the Top 50 ’80s Movie Soundtrack Songs and in this episode, Eric chooses “If You Were Here” by Thompson Twins from the movie Sixteen Candles as the #13 song on the list. Listen to get the scoop on the song’s history, commercial success, and the hosts’ personal history and reviews.

Greatest Lists is best heard on Spotify Premium, which includes the featured song in its entirety during the show and bonus songs at the end. If you use a different app to listen to Greatest Lists and want to listen to the music, use this Songwhip link to connect with “If You Were Here” in your favorite music app. This episode also has two bonus songs:

Greatest Lists is best heard on Spotify Premium with the featured songs played directly after each podcast. You can also connect with the show in your favorite listening app like Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, and more or stream episodes by visiting the Greatest Lists website.

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There was no music video for “If You Were Here” but you can watch the ending scene of the film below which features the song…

Also watch this live performance of “Rumours in the Air” by Night Ranger from 1983…

And finally, a live performance of “Wild Sex” by Oingo Boingo from 1986…

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'80s Kid, '90s Grad, and '00s Dad. I've been writing and podcasting about 1980s pop culture since 2011 at my Rediscoverthe80s.com website. I collect vinyl, cassingles, '80s comics, Batman memorabilia, and all things Mobile Armored Strike Kommand.

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