‘80s Rock Doesn’t Get Better Than This Party-Starting Van Halen Hit

Van Halen’s first and only number one hit with David Lee Roth in the lead proved to be a timeless track that has retained its chart-topping appeal throughout the ages.

“Jump” from Van Halen is an eighties classic that’s sure to get your blood pumping. Considered by many to be one of the greatest songs of all time and a key hit of the 80s, this song was instrumental to the evolution of rock and roll.

With its unforgettable synth riff that immediately seizes your attention as the track opens, Van Halen moved their genre towards a whole new audience. The sound that they created became instantly recognizable.

While hardcore synth fans at the time were partial to this revolutionary new use of a synthesizer, the world loved it and continues to turn to “Jump” as the fuel to jumpstart any party.