Champaign - How ’Bout Us (1981)
A ballad that seemed to set the template for ’80s love songs: gently throbbing bass, boy-girl dialogue, critical sax solo.
Killer line: "Some people are made for each other/Some people can love one another for life, how 'bout us?
Rhino's series continues with Love Plus One-'80s Love Songs, which collects some of the decade's most popular new wave love songs, including the Thompson Twins' "Hold Me Now," the Human League's "Human," 's "Tenderness," and Squeeze's "Tempted." 's "The Tide Is High," 's "I Melt With You," and 's "True" are some of the other highlights of this fun, romantic '80s compilation.