3 Rock Songs from the 1980s That Will Make Any Music Fan Tear Up

Classic rock from the 1980s carries a nostalgic, reflective vibe, evoking emotions tied to lost hopes and rebellious spirits.

U2's "With Or Without You" (1987): Bono's emotive lyrics explore loneliness and the essential need for genuine human connection amid stormy relationships.

Prince's "When Doves Cry" (1984): Prince's romantic anthem delves into heartache, portraying the pain of unfulfilled desire and the electrifying emotion of love lost.

Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time" (1983): Lauper's poignant song, filled with sadness and nostalgia, captures the yearning to change the past and control an uncertain future.