Stranger Things Announces Highly Awaited Season 2 Soundtrack Release, Shares First Song [Listen]

first_imgAs soon as Netflix‘s smash mystery/thriller series Stranger Things was released in the summer of 2016, it became a cultural sensation. The 80’s craze that it sparked has catalyzed a renewed wave of nostalgia for the era and its “relics,” including cassette tapes. The the cast of lovable young misfits won the hearts of the American public. And, of course, the soundtrack was incredible, and had the TV and music worlds buzzing for months after its release.‘Stranger Things’ Is Releasing Its Soundtrack On Cassette, And It’ll Be Sold Exclusively At Urban Outfitters (Obviously)One of the biggest aspects of season one of Stranger Things and its nostalgic aesthetic was the synth-heavy intro song, and the soundtrack as a whole. The season 1 soundtrack, featuring the music of Kyle Dixon and S U R V I V E, was given a special nostalgic tape cassette release was released in two volumes, and both were released on red cassette in addition to the vinyl box set released earlier this year and the digital streaming services they’re already available on. Each tape continued to riff off the aesthetic of the show, with blood red cassettes, cases that are fashioned to look like VHS tapes (remember those?), and covers of the Strangers Things artwork that play off of the popular poster motifs that informed the promotional artwork of some of our favorite movies from the 80’s. It was also sold exclusively at Urban Outfitters–because, of course it was.On Thursday, ahead to the drop of season 2 on Netflix on October 27th, Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein announced the coming release of the season 2 soundtrack. It’s out digitally on October 20 via Invada and Lakeshore. CD, vinyl, and cassette releases are forthcoming. The composers (of the band S U R V I V E) have also shared a new song from the show.Stranger Things Star Finn Wolfhard Plays Guitar On Mac DeMarco’s Shoulders In Atlanta [Video]Check out “Walkin’ in Hawkins,” as well as the soundtrack’s artwork and track list below via Lakeshore Records’ SoundCloud:The Stranger Things craze even crept into the jam band scene last year. The String Cheese Incident based their Halloween theme set, “Stringier Things,” around the show and its 80’s vibe. Several groups, like The Main Squeeze and Jaden Carlsen, also coved the show’s theme song at shows.The wait for new episodes is coming to an end soon! Season 2 of Stranger Things will be released in its entirety on the streaming service on October 27th. The show released a trailer for the upcoming season 2 in honor of the spooky day that will be upon us tomorrow: Friday the 13th (when they will share yet another trailer). Watch the Stranger Things season 2 promo below:Stranger Things Season 2 Soundtrack Tracklist:01 Walkin’ in Hawkins02 Home03 Eulogy04 On the Bus05 Presumptuous06 Eight Fifteen07 The First Lie08 Scars09 I Can Save Them10 Descent Into the Rift11 Chicago12 Looking for a Way Out13 Birth / Rescue14 In the Woods15 Digging16 Symptoms17 Eggo in the Snow18 Soldiers19 Choices20 Never Tell21 She Wants Me to Find Her22 Shouldn’t Have Lied23 It’s a Trap24 Crib25 The Return26 Escape27 We Go Out Tonight28 Connect the Dots29 The Hub30 On Edge31 What Else Did You See?32 Run33 Levitation34 To Be Continued&nbsp [h/t – Pitchfork]last_img

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