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LIFE MOVES PRETTY FAST - A JOHN HUGHES MIXTAPE red vinyl 6lp set

LIFE MOVES PRETTY FAST - A JOHN HUGHES MIXTAPE red vinyl 6lp set

£124.99

This item will be released November 11, 2022.

9 available for pre-ordering

Description

for anyone growing up in the 1980s, the films of john hughes are some of the most iconic of the decade and have created a lasting cultural impact still felt and referenced across tv, film and music.

as well as the characters and stories created in these iconic movies, what made john hughes’ movies different from the rest was the symbiotic relationship between scene and music. whether cameron frye staring at the painting in ferris bueller’s day off set to the dream academy’s “please, please, please let me get what i want (instrumental)”, duckie and andie from pretty in pink at prom set to orchestral manoeuvres in the dark’s “if you leave”, or even neal and del’s classic “those aren’t pillows” scene from planes, trains and automobiles set to emmylou harris’ “back in baby’s arms”. “music was a huge part of filmmaking for him, it was a thing he seemed to like the most.” matthew broderick curated by john hughes’ music supervisor tarquin gotch, this limited deluxe edition 4cd boxset includes 74 tracks from the movies national lampoon’s vacation, sixteen candles, the breakfast club, weird science, pretty in pink, ferris bueller’s day off, some kind of wonderful, planes, trains and automobiles, she’s having a baby, the great outdoors and uncle buck . it also includes a 14 track cassette, and re issue of the 7” single “beat city” / “i’m afraid” originally distributed to the fan club mailing list upon the release of ferris bueller’s day off “back when we were working on these movie soundtracks, the best way to send music around the world was the cassette, by fedex . we sent john cassettes of newly released music, of demos, of just finished mixes (and in return he would send vhs videos of the scenes that needed music).” tarquin gotch. the films of john hughes spawned many classic tracks, some licensed for the films, some commission specifically, and many going on to become huge international hits from acts such as simple minds, kate bush, furniture, yello , and the psychedelic furs. “it serves as a reminder not just to the musicians he championed in the 1980s, but to how intensely his search for music expanded beyond this era. until his final days, he was still collecting outrageous amounts of music from around the world, galaxies removed from the new romantic and new wave sounds that, to many, still define him.” james hughes the 4cd booklet includes memories from matthew broderick, james hughes, tarquin gotch, ron payne, plus track by track sleeve notes. “john said he only made movies so he could choose what music to put in them, so as his success at the box office grew, and thus his power with the studios, the number of tracks in his films, by up and coming uk bands, steadily grew.” tarquin gotch.

 

Side A

1. Kajagoogoo-Kajagoogoo(Instrumental)From The 1984 Movie Sixteen Candles

2. Simple Minds -Don't You (Forget About Me) From The 1985 Movie The Breakfast Club

3. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark -If You LeaveFrom The 1986 Movie Pretty In Pink

4. OingoBoingo-Weird Science From The 1985 Movie Weird Science

5. Furniture -Brilliant Mind From The 1987 Movie Some Kind Of Wonderful

6. Dave Wakeling-She’s Having A Baby From The 1988 Movie She’s Having A Baby

Side B

1. The Flowerpot Men -Beat CityFrom The 1986 Movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

2. The Psychedelic Furs -Pretty In PinkFrom The 1986 Movie Pretty In Pink

3. Flesh For Lulu -I Go CrazyFrom The 1987 Movie Some Kind Of Wonderful

4. Dr.Calculus -Full Of LoveFrom The 1988 Movie She’s Having A Baby

5. Lick The Tins -Can't Help Falling In LoveFrom The 1987 Movie Some Kind Of Wonderful

6. Steve Earle & The Dukes -Six Days On The Road (Album Version)

From The 1987 Movie Planes, Trains And Automobiles

Side C

1. Kirsty MacColl-You Just Haven't Earned It Yet Baby (Soundtrack Version)

From The 1988 Movie She’s Having A Baby

2. Suzanne Vega & Joe Jackson -Left Of CenterFrom The 1986 Movie Pretty In Pink

3. Pete Shelley -Do Anything (Soundtrack Version)From The 1987 Movie Some Kind Of Wonderful

4. Carmel -It's All In The GameFrom The 1988 Movie She’s Having A Baby

5. The Dream Academy -Power To Believe (Instrumental)From The 1987 Movie Planes, Trains And Automobiles

6. Kate Bush -This Woman's WorkFrom The 1988 Movie She’s Having A Baby

Side D

1. The Beat -March Of The Swivelheads(Rotating Heads -Dub Version)

From The 1986 Movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

2. Nick Heyward -When It Started To BeginFrom The 1984 Movie Sixteen Candles

3. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark -Tesla GirlsFrom The 1985 Movie Weird Science

4. Big Audio Dynamite -BADFrom The 1986 Movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

5. Killing Joke -EightiesFrom The 1985 Movie Weird Science

6. The Specials -Little BitchFrom The 1984 Movie Sixteen Candles

Side E

1. Gene Loves Jezebel -Desire (Come and Get It) (US Club Mix)

From The 1988 Movie She’s Having A Baby

2. Flesh For Lulu -SlideFrom The 1989 Movie Uncle Buck

3. Love And Rockets -Haunted When The Minutes Drag

From The 1988 Movie She’s Having A Baby

4. SigueSigueSputnik -Love Missile F1-11 (Ultraviolence Mix)

From The 1986 Movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

5. Lords Of The New Church -Method To My Madness

From The 1985 Movie Weird Science

Side F

1. The Jesus And Mary Chain -The Hardest Walk (Single Version)

From The 1987 Movie Some Kind Of Wonderful

2. Echo & The Bunnymen -Bring On The Dancing Horses

From The 1986 Movie Pretty In Pink

3. General Public -TendernessFrom The 1985 Movie Weird Science

4. The Blue Room -I'm AfraidFrom The 1986 Movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

5. BelouisSome -Round, RoundFrom The 1986 Movie Pretty In Pink

6. Thompson Twins -If You Were HereFrom The 1984 Movie Sixteen Candles

7. The Dream Academy -Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want (Instrumental) 3.07                From The 1986 Movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Side G

1. Yello-Oh YeahFrom The 1986 Movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

2. Book Of Love -Modigliani (Lost In Your Eyes)From The 1987 Movie Planes, Trains And Automobiles

3. Otis Redding -Try A Little TendernessFrom The 1986 Movie Pretty In Pink

4. Patti Smith -Gloria: In Excelsis DeoFrom The 1984 Movie Sixteen Candles

5. Westworld -Ba-Na-Na-Bam-BooFrom The 1987 Movie Planes, Trains And Automobiles

6. Divinyls -Ring Me UpFrom The 1984 Movie Sixteen Candles

7. Topper Headon-Drummin' ManFrom The 1988 Movie She’s Having A Baby

Additional information

Weight 800 g
Dimensions 33 × 33 × 5 cm

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