Illustration for article titled Five-Year-Olds Drawings of 80s Songs Are Totally Awesome

Sam is five years old and likes to draw. His mom, Lori, likes '80s music. Here's what happens when Sam draws '80s music.

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Illustration for article titled Five-Year-Olds Drawings of 80s Songs Are Totally Awesome

"Eyes Without a Face," Billy Idol, 1984

Nice use of negative space.

Illustration for article titled Five-Year-Olds Drawings of 80s Songs Are Totally Awesome
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"Pour Some Sugar on Me," Def Leppard, 1987

Ebullient! Delightful! Sweet!

Illustration for article titled Five-Year-Olds Drawings of 80s Songs Are Totally Awesome

"Purple Rain," Prince, 1984

Raw. Stripped-down. Emotive. Angsty, with palpable Weltschmerz.

Illustration for article titled Five-Year-Olds Drawings of 80s Songs Are Totally Awesome
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"Eye Of the Tiger," Survivor, 1982

The lyrics claim that the last known survivor stalks his prey in the night, but the artist has chosen to illustrate a sunny day. Bold choice.

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Illustration for article titled Five-Year-Olds Drawings of 80s Songs Are Totally Awesome

"Hot For Teacher," Van Halen, 1984

Really captures the fiery, frenzied chaos that occurs when David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen work together. Bravo.

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[Drawn To The 80s, images published with permission]

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