Readers' Poll: The 10 Worst Songs of the 1980s

Selections include 'Don't Worry, Be Happy,' 'Lady In Red' and 'The Final Countdown'

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2. Europe - 'The Final Countdown'

This has been a week of very mixed news for the fine men in the band Europe. The news that Arrested Development is returning means they will almost certainly be getting more royalty checks for "The Final Countdown," which Gob always uses as the intro to his magic act. But you people had to take away their joy by naming it the second worst song of the Eighties. You may be right though. The keyboard part is catchy in an irritating way, but the whole thing is just incredibly annoying. Europe reunited in 2003 and continue to tour. They should go out on a package bill with ASIA, Boston and Chicago. It would be confusing. 

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