Teens react to classic hits from the ’80s

'Oh The Cure! My dad has a bunch of their albums!'


Christine Friar


Published Nov 5, 2015   Updated May 27, 2021, 4:49 pm CDT

Want to get in touch with your mortality? The latest Teens React video tests their knowledge of ’80s hits, and guess what, they don’t recognize them all.

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It’s very cool to see what their frames of reference are, though. 

Most of the kids who recognized “Come on Eileen” knew it because of the soundtrack to The Perks of Being a Wallflower. One girl recognized A-ha’s “Take on Me” from playing Just Dance

Good work, teens. 

Screengrab via React/YouTube

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*First Published: Nov 5, 2015, 7:28 pm CST