80s Song of the Day: For Your Eyes Only by Sheena Easton

For your eyes only, only for you.
You’ll see what no one else can see, and now I’m breaking free.
For your eyes only, only for you.

For Your Eyes Only

For Your Eyes Only by Sheena Easton was released on August 3, 1981, with an instrumental version of the song as the B side. It was the theme song for the 12th James Bond movie of the same name and appeared on the movie’s soundtrack.

The song reached No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 8 on the UK Singles Chart. It was nominated for Best Original Song at the 1982 Academy Awards, losing to Arthur’s Theme (The Best That You Can Do) from the movie Arthur.

Watch the music video for the song.

Also released on this day in the 80s: Pump Up the Volume by M/A/R/R/S, 8/3/87.

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