VARIOUS ARTISTS - LIFE MOVES PRETTY FAST: THE JOHN HUGHES MIXTAPES (4CD) (CD Version)

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4CD set. Demon Music group in conjunction with the Hughes family are proud to present the first official compilation of music from the movies of legendary filmmaker John Hughes, covering the classic eighties period from 1983-1989. 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". The 4CD booklet includes memories from Matthew Broderick, James Hughes, Tarquin Gotch, Ron Payne, plus track-by-track sleeve notes.

 

TRACKS:

  • - Disc 1 -
  • 1 Kajagoogoo - Kajagoogoo (Instrumental)
  • 2 Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me
  • 3 Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - If You Leave
  • 4 Oingo Boingo - Weird Science
  • 5 Furniture - Brilliant Mind
  • 6 Dave Wakeling - She's Having a Baby
  • 7 The Flowerpot Men - Beat City
  • 8 The Psychedelic Furs - Pretty in Pink
  • 9 Flesh for Lulu - I Go Crazy
  • 10 Dr. Calculus - Full of Love
  • 11 Lick the Tins - Can't Help Falling in Love
  • 12 Steve Earle & the Dukes - Six Days on the Road (Album Version)
  • 13 Kirsty MacColl - You Just Haven't Earned It Yet Baby (Soundtrack Version)
  • 14 Suzanne Vega & Joe Jackson - Left of Center
  • 15 Pete Shelley - Do Anything (Soundtrack Version)
  • 16 Carmel - It's All in the Game
  • 17 The Dream Academy - Power to Believe (Instrumental)
  • 18 Kate Bush - This Woman's Work
  • 19 New Order - Elegia
  • - Disc 2 -
  • 1 The Beat - March of the Swivelheads (Rotating Heads - Dub Version)
  • 2 Nick Heyward - When It Started to Begin
  • 3 Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - Tesla Girls
  • 4 Big Audio Dynamite - Bad
  • 5 Killing Joke - Eighties
  • 6 The Specials - Little Bitch
  • 7 Gene Loves Jezebel - Desire (Come and Get It) (Us Club Mix)
  • 8 Flesh for Lulu - Slide
  • 9 Love and Rockets - Haunted When the Minutes Drag
  • 10 Sigue Sigue Sputnik - Love Missile F1-11 (Ultraviolence Mix)
  • 11 Lords of the New Church - Method to My Madness
  • 12 The Jesus and Mary Chain - the Hardest Walk (Single Version)
  • 13 Echo & the Bunnymen - Bring on the Dancing Horses
  • 14 General Public - Tenderness
  • 15 The Blue Room - I'm Afraid
  • 16 Belouis Some - Round, Round
  • 17 Thompson Twins - If You Were Here
  • 18 The Dream Academy - Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want (Instrumental)
  • - Disc 3 -
  • 1 Yello - Oh Yeah
  • 2 Book of Love - Modigliani (Lost in Your Eyes)
  • 3 Otis Redding - Try a Little Tenderness
  • 4 Patti Smith - Gloria: In Excelsis Deo
  • 5 Westworld - Ba-Na-Na-Bam-Boo
  • 6 Divinyls - Ring Me Up
  • 7 Topper Headon - Drummin' Man
  • 8 Billy Idol - Catch My Fall
  • 9 The Association - Cherish
  • 10 Penguin Cafe Orchestra - Music for a Found Harmonium
  • 11 Zapp - Radio People
  • 12 The Blue Room - Cry Like This
  • 13 Ray Charles - Mess Around
  • 14 Joe Turner - Lipstick, Powder and Paint
  • 15 Darlene Love - (Today I Met) the Boy I'm Gonna Marry
  • 16 Marvin Gaye - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
  • 17 Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and the Ray Charles Singers - Juke Box Baby
  • 18 The Chordettes - Mr. Sandman
  • 19 Ray Anthony and His Orchestra - the Peter Gunn Theme
  • - Disc 4 -
  • 1 Lindsey Buckingham - Holiday Road
  • 2 Emmylou Harris - Back in Baby's Arms
  • 3 Hugh Harris - Rhythm of Life
  • 4 Spandau Ballet - True
  • 5 Propaganda - Abuse - Here
  • 6 The Dream Academy - the Edge of Forever
  • 7 Yello - Lost Again (Album Version)
  • 8 Yello - Lost Again (Album Version)
  • 9 The Rave-Ups - Positively Lost Me
  • 10 Los Lobos - Don't Worry Baby
  • 11 Steve Earle - Continental Trailways Blues (Album Version)
  • 12 The Revillos - Rev Up!
  • 13 Boston - More Than a Feeling
  • 14 Balaam and the Angel - I'll Show You Something Special
  • 15 The Rave-Ups - Rave Up/Shut Up
  • 16 Pop Will Eat Itself - Beaver Patrol
  • 17 The Vapors - Turning Japanese
  • 18 Silicon Teens - Red River Rock