DO COLLEGE KIDS KNOW 80s MUSIC? (REACT: Do They Know It)

DO COLLEGE KIDS KNOW 80s MUSIC? (REACT: Do They Know It)

October 25, 2019 100 By Stanley Isaacs


♪ (upbeat theme music) ♪ – (FBE) So today we’re gonna test
how well you know music from the ’80s. – What?! (laughing)
I wasn’t even born yet. – Oh god. This is gonna be interesting. – I’m a ’90s kid, so this
is gonna be mad hard. – Oh, okay. Maybe. I hope my dad doesn’t
get mad if I don’t know it. – I play Fallout and there is a mod, and they have an ’80s playlist on there. I think I got this. – I watch a lot of ’80s movies,
and that has a lot of ’80s music in it, so that might give me
a little bit of an advantage. ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪ – (male) ♪ And mother always told me ♪
– Ah! This is Michael. – ♪ And be careful of what you do ♪ – It’s Michael Jackson. – (singing along)
♪ Billie Jean is not my lover ♪ – (singing along) ♪ She’s just a girl
who says I am the one ♪ – This song is so good. You could just dance to it forever. – ♪ Woo! ♪ – Yeah, I know that one. How could you not know that one? – (FBE) Do you know this one?
– That is Michael Jackson, “Billie Jean.” – “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson? – “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson? – It’s catchy, it’s fun,
it’s typical ’80s music. – I loved that song. That album was amazing. I actually own that album at home. That was one of my favorites as a kid. ♪ (quirkly interlude) ♪ – (male) ♪ Slow change may pull us apart ♪ – Oh my god! – Hold on, hold on.
– ♪ When the light gets in… ♪ – This was in The Breakfast Club! – ♪ Don’t you… ♪ – Oh! “Don’t You Forget About Me.” – (singing along) ♪ Don’t,
don’t, don’t, don’t ♪ Psssh! – ♪ Don’t you…
– Oh my gosh. This is from Breakfast Club. – (laughing) I can just picture
the ending when he’s walking across the football field.
(sentimental sigh) Classic. – (FBE) So, do you know
the title and artist? – Uh, title, maybe,
“Don’t You Forget About Me”? – “Don’t You Forget About Me”? I do not know who sings it. – I know it’s from The Breakfast Club. I don’t remember who sings it, though. – (FBE) So this is “Don’t You,”
also known “Don’t You Forget About Me” by Simple Minds.
– Simple Minds, okay. – Oh, I don’t know who that is. – Simple Minds, I never
would’ve guessed it. I have never, ever heard of that. – The Breakfast Club
is such an iconic movie. It’s one of my favorite
movies of all time. (groans) If my life
could be an ’80s movie, I’d be so happy. ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪ – (female) ♪ I can’t hear
what you’ve said ♪ ♪ Then you say, go slow ♪ ♪ I fall behind ♪
– Is this Madonna? – It’s not Madonna, right? – ♪ The second hand unwinds ♪
– No idea. (gasping) Wait, there we go.
Just needed the chorus. – (singing along) ♪ Time after time ♪ Who is this? (groaning) – Is this Cyndi Lauper? – ♪ Time after time ♪ – This is, like, my mom’s favorite song. – (FBE) Do you know this one?
– Um… not the artist. I believe it’s called “Time After Time.” – The song is “Time After Time,”
but I don’t know the artist. – “Time After Time.” I remember that one being
in the Napoleon Dynamite prom scene. – Is it “Time After Time” by Madonna? – I think it’s Cyndi Lauper,
“Time After Time”? – Cyndi Lauper, “Time After Time!” – (FBE) This is “Time After Time”–
– Okay. – (FBE) By Cyndi Lauper.
– Never even heard of Cyndi. I’m so sorry, Cyndi. – Cyndi Lauper! Duh! Okay. It makes sense. – She’s such a great representative
of the ’80s, you know, and that style, like what she would wear. She’s still so iconic. ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪ – (male) ♪ Handful of grease
and my hair feels right ♪ ♪ But what I need… ♪
– It’s like a rock song. – ♪ Girls, girls, girls ♪
– “Girls, Girls, Girls.” I’ve heard it. – ♪ Long legs and… ♪
– I’ve definitely heard it. – ♪ Girls, girls, girls ♪
– It’s obviously a hair band. – Is this ACDC? – Guns N’ Roses? – (singing along) ♪ Girls, girls, girls ♪ ♪ (electric guitar) ♪
– Never heard it before. Don’t know who this is,
what the name of the song is, but I like it.
It sounds pretty dope. – (FBE) So, do you know this one?
– I do not know this one. – “Girls” by Twisted Sister? – Well, it’s definitely
called “Girls, Girls, Girls.” Alice Cooper? – I know it was “Girls, Girls, Girls.” I want to say Scorpions. – (FBE) So this is “Girls, Girls, Girls,”
by Mötley Crüe. – Oh my gosh! I totally should have gotten that. – Oh, okay. Oh my gosh. Okay. – Mötley Crüe, son of a bitch. – “Mötley Crüe”? Okay, a rock band, I’m assuming. – I associate, like, the ’80s
as either pop princess Madonna or like hair band, that just goes
straight into the hair band category. ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪ – (male) ♪ Once I ran to you ( I ran) ♪ ♪ Now I run from you ♪
– I know this song. – ♪ This tainted… ♪
– “Tainted Love,” Blondie. – ♪ I give you all a boy could give you ♪ – Oh my god.
♪ Duh ♪– oh my god! – (singing along)
♪ And that’s not nearly all ♪ – ♪ Tainted love ♪
– (vocalizing) – ♪ Tainted love ♪ – I don’t know what it is,
but I’ve definitely heard that song before. – (FBE) Do you know this one? – I kind of recognize the sound, I just don’t know who this is by. – Don’t know the name,
don’t know the artist. – I know it’s “Tainted Love,”
but I have no idea who it’s by. – I know it’s “Tainted Love,”
right, but it’s, uh… I can’t remember!
I’m sorry, dad, I’m so sorry. – (FBE) So this is
“Tainted Love” by Soft Cell. – Oh. I don’t know who that is. – “Soft Cell,” never heard of them at all. – (chuckling) “Soft Cell”? Okay, see, I never would
have guessed that. – I’m getting all these .5’s
because I can’t give you the mother[bleep] artist. ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪ – (male) ♪ Maybe I’m just like my father ♪
– It’s Prince! – ♪ Or maybe I’m just like my mother ♪ ♪ She’s never… ♪ – It’s great, but again,
never heard of it. – ♪ Why do we scream at each other ♪ – Is this Prince? – I’ve been waiting
for Prince this entire time. – I know it’s “When Doves Cry.” – “When Doves Cry,” Prince. RIP, aww. – I love Prince so much. Like, that song could keep playing. – (FBE) Do you know it?
– No, I– I do not. – I don’t know the artist
or the song name. – No name, no artist.
I don’t know, period. – I think that song is called
“When Doves Cry.” – “When Doves Cry.” I can’t remember the artist’s name. – That’s “When Doves Cry” by Prince. Oh yeah! – (FBE) This is “When Doves Cry” by Prince. – Oh, that was Prince? Oh shit! – Oh my god. – Oh my gosh! That is the most embarrassing thing ever. – This was one of those songs that would play throughout
my childhood all the time. – I just have so much respect
for him as an artist and a person, in general,
that it’s just so sad that he passed away. ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪ – (male) ♪ I… ♪
– (singing along) ♪ Just wanna tell you… ♪ Stop! This is my favorite song! – ♪ Gotta make you… ♪
– Am I getting rick rolled right now? – ♪ Never gonna give you up ♪ ♪ Never gonna let you down ♪ – Yeah! – ♪ And desert you ♪ – Get a little hip, a snap. – Are you guys trying to rick roll me? Like, seriously? – (singing along) ♪ Never gonna
tell a lie and hurt you ♪ That– I love that song so much. – (FBE) Do you know this one? – I think it’s called
“Never Gonna Give You Up”? I don’t know who it’s by. – I know it. It’s the meme guy. – “Never Gonna Give You Up” by Rick…
something and another. – This is “Never Gonna
Give You Up” by… Rick– His name can’t be Rick Roll! That’s not what it is,
but you “rick roll” somebody. What is his name? – You just rick rolled me. Not cool. Um, this is “Never Gonna
Give You Up” by Rick Astley. – (FBE) So this is “Never Gonna
Give You Up” by Rick Astley. – “Rick Astley,” that’s right. – The sad thing is the only reason
why I’m associated with that song is because I got rick rolled once. – It was the greatest way to get
trolled on the internet, from as long as I can remember. – They should bring it back.
Bring back the rick roll. ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪ – Thanks for watching
Do They Know It on the React channel. – Don’t you forget about me! Subscribe. – Let us know in the comments
what we should test our knowledge on next. – Hey, guys, I’m Katie,
a React channel producer. As a thank you for watching this video, we have a special clip for you guys. Wait for it… wait for it. – ♪ Never gonna give you up ♪ ♪ Never gonna let you down ♪ ♪ Never gonna run around and desert you ♪