Whether songs of days gone by make you look back with longing or squeal in delight at amazing memories, we seem to have a huge preoccupation with nostalgia.
You can be transported to 'the good old days' with a simple song, and feelings can be brought back when we hear a tune from yesteryear.
Here are ten gigs coming up in Birmingham that are guaranteed to make you feel nostalgic.
Jason Donovan, February 21, Town Hall
He may not be bring Kylie with him when he comes to the Town Hall in February, but Jason Donovan will be reflecting on his 50 years of life with songs and stories.
We'd expect to hear tunes like Sealed With A Kiss, Too Many Broken Hearts and Any Dream Will Do, transporting us back to the 80s with his retro repertoire. For tickets, click here .
Go West, Nik Kershaw and Cutting Crew, February 23, Symphony Hall
This trifecta of old-school pop heroes come to the Symphony Hall on the Icons of the 80s tour, set to take us back in time with hits like We Close Our Eyes, Call Me, (I Just) Died In Your Arms and The Riddle.
For tickets to this eighties extravaganza, click here .
Sister Sledge, Boney M and more, March 17, Genting Arena
To celebrate 40 Years of Disco, champions of the genre Sister Sledge, Tavares, Rose Royce, Boney M, The Real Thing, Odyssey and George McCrae are coming together in one exciting show.
Expect tracks like We Are Family, He's The Greatest Dancer, Daddy Cool, You To Me Are Everything and more.
Get your bell bottoms on and click here for tickets .
Don McLean, May 10, Symphony Hall
Chilled out and relaxed, Don McLean offers a more laid-back nostalgic experience.
His hits American Pie and Vincent are sure to inspire mass sing-alongs, while hardcore fans will be hoping to hear And I Love You So, Since I Don't Have You and Castles In The Air.
You can get your tickets here.
Bryan Adams, May 25, Genting Arena
He might sing about the Summer of '69, but it was Bryan Adams' hits of the 80s and 90s that made him so famous.
Arena hits like Heaven, Everything I Do (I Do It For You) and Run To You will catapult you through time to the days where singles could legitimately sell 15 million copies worldwide...
Don't miss out, get your tickets here .
Marti Pellow, June 5, Symphony Hall
Scottish hunk Marti Pellow was the dreamy voice behind Wet Wet Wet, soundtracking our 80s and 90s with tracks like Love Is All Around, Sweet Little Mystery and Good Night Girl.
The Private Collection Tour celebrates Marti's 30 years in the industry, from the Wet Wet Wet days to his solo stuff. For tickets, click here.
Shania Twain, September 24, Arena Birmingham
Shania hasn't toured the UK for 13 years, but with new album Now out erm, now, she's hitting the road to showcase it.
What we're really hoping for is hits like You're Still The One, That Don't Impress Me Much, Man! I Feel Like A Woman and I'm Gonna Getcha Good.
Find out if they're on her setlist by getting your tickets now .
The Human League, December 1, Arena Birmingham
In 1981, when synth was taking over, The Human League were there leading the way.
You'll remember them for Human, Fascination and super hit Don't You Want Me, a sinister track that cemented the group in the mind of the British public forever.
Don't you want a ticket? Get yours by clicking here .