Release Year: 1984

Rankings:
All-Time
#142 / 1980s #15 / 1984 #3


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1-1001
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Tracks of the 1980s (2011) 11
Blender (USA) - Standout Tracks from the 500 CDs You Must Own (2003) No Order
Blender (USA) - Top 500 Songs of the 80s-00s (2005) 375
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Songs Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Track at Each Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Songs of the 1980s (2015) 1
RIAA and NEA (USA) - 365 Songs of the Century (2001) 147
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA)- The Songs That Shaped Rock (Additions 2011) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of 1984 (2014) 8
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 143
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 144
Soul Bounce (USA) - The Top 100 Soul/R&B Songs (2008) 23
Spectrum Culture (USA) - 100 Best Songs of the '80s (2017) 13
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 1001-2750
The Boombox (USA) - The 25 Best '80s Songs (2014) 3
Treble (USA) - The Top 200 Songs of the 80s (2011) 77
Vibe (USA) - The 101 Greatest Prince Songs (2014) 2
Elspeth Beidas (UK) - 10,000 Things You Need to Know: The Big Book of Lists [100 Songs] (2016) No Order
Kerrang (UK) - 666 Songs You Must Own: The Ultimate Playlist (2004) 21
NME (UK) - Classic Singles (magazine feature 2006-2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 123
Q (UK) - The 1001 Best Songs Ever (2003) No Order
Wanadoo (UK) - The 20 Best Songs of the 80s No Order
Theater van het Sentiment, Radio 2 (NL) - Top 40 Songs by Year 1969-2000 (2013) 1
Laut (Germany) - The 50 Best Prince Songs (2016) 2
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 15
Musikexpress/Sounds (Germany) - The Best Single 1980-89 (1989) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - Anniversary Special: 222 Songs (2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 220
Fréderic Platzer (France) - Le top 100 du pop [Top 100 Pop Songs] (2013) No Order
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussé (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - Le Petit Livre Rock: The Juke Box Singles 1950-2012 No Order
Vincent Piolet (France) - Birth of French Hip-Hop: Most Significant Songs of the 1980s (2015) 33
El Pais (Spain) - 100 Musicians Choose 100 Songs That Changed Their Lives (2009) 22
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 100 Songs from 1984-1993 (1993) 69
Max (Australia) - The Top 1000 Greatest Songs of All Time (2013) 26
Ezio Guaitamacchi (Italy) - Mille canzoni che ci hanno cambiato la vita [1,000 Songs That Changed Our Lives] (2009) No Order
Jam (Italy) - 100 Songs to Understand Rock (2004) No Order
Luca Sofri (Italy) - Playlist: 2978 canzoni di cui non potete fare a meno [2,978 Songs You Can't Live Without] (2008) No Order
Massimo Cotto (Italy) - We Will Rock You: 709 Canzoni [709 Songs] (2009) No Order
Mauro Ronconi (Italy) - The Best Song from the 200 Best Albums (1998) No Order
Rumore (Italy) - Top 300 Songs of All Time (2017) 130
End of Year Lists
Schlager (Sweden) - Singles of the Year 6
Spex (Germany) - Singles of the Year 35