The ‘Stranger Things’ Soundtrack Is Finally Here

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The new Netflix original series Stranger Things has been getting some serious acclaim since its release earlier this year. The show pays homage to the feel and aesthetic of many 80s science fiction films through its clever visual production and its stunning soundtrack. This new series which is directed by the Duffer Brothers, stays true to its 1980’s inspiration, by enlisting the help of cinematic techno duo S U R V I V E to truly make the viewer feel like they have gone back in time. The soundtrack features 36 original productions. Stream Part 1 below, as it was officially released today.

Stranger Things, Vol. 1

1. Stranger Things
2. Kids
3. Nancy and Barb
4. This Isn’t You
5. Lay-Z-Boy
6. Friendship
7. Eleven
8.  A Kiss
9. Castle Beyers
10. Hawkins
11. The Upside Down
12. After Sarah
13. One Blink For Yes
14. Photos in the Woods
15. Fresh Blood
16. Lamps
17. Hallucinations
18. Hanging Lights
19. Biking to School
20. Are You Sure?
21. Agents
22. Papa
23. Cops Are Good at Finding
24. No Weapons
25. Walking Through the Nether
26. She’ll Kill You
27. Run Away
28. No Autopsy
29. Dispatch
30. Joyce and Lonnie Fighting
31. Lights Out
32. Hazmat Suits
33. Theoretically
34. You Can Talk to Me
35. What Else Is There to Do?
36. Hawkins Lab

The duo S U R V I V E is comprised of the extremely talented Michael Stein and Kyle Dixon. After being enlisted for this project, the duo felt that they needed produce a soundtrack that truly fit the plot, as well as the setting. Stein and Dixon mention how they wanted to give the show a classic feeling, while avoiding the “cheese” that music from the 80’s is so notorious for. They do a truly excellent job of utilizing many classic sounds and styles from 80s music, while giving the soundtrack a polished sound. If you are a fan of rich analog synthesizer work, definitely take a listen to the entire soundtrack pick it up right here.