The year was 1986, and 1987 was the year of the Swedish Melodic Masters Europe. No one reading this can say they are not at least familiar with the bands work and if you are not you will be. Europe managed to craft some of the most memorable and catchy songs of the 80's that live on strong even today. The Final Countdown has been the soundtrack to countless events since, the album also produced the major hits "Carrie", "Cherokee", and "Rock the Night". Europe is still making records today and still receiving very high praise and reviews from the critics. So if you were not yet born in 86, or just want to relive the greatest decade ever Europe The Final Countdown is a great place to start.