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Encyclopedia > Pretty in Pink (soundtrack)
Pretty in Pink
Album cover
Soundtrack of Pretty in Pink
Released 1986
Recorded Various dates
Genre Rock
Length 39 min, 13 sec
Label A&M Records
Producer Various
Professional reviews

The Pretty in Pink soundtrack album was released in 1986 for the movie Pretty in Pink, a film about teenage love and social cliques in a 1980s American high school. Soundtrack refers to the recorded sound accompanying a visual medium such as a motion picture, television show, or video game. ... Pretty in Pink is a 1986 film about teenage love and social cliques in 1980s American high school. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Genres of Cuban music and other popular music A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... This article contains information that has not been verified. ... Look up second in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in producing, manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and sometimes video recordings (especially music videos), on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... A&M Records is a record label formed in 1962 by Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music owned by All Media Guide. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pretty in Pink is a 1986 film about teenage love and social cliques in 1980s American high school. ... The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive. ...


The title song by the Psychedelic Furs was the actual inspiration for the movie and was re-recorded for this soundtrack. It had been released in 1981 for the album Talk Talk Talk. "Left of Center" was also re-recorded. The first track, "If You Leave", was written in 1985 in advance specifically for the movie. In addition to their song "Shell Shock", New Order also had the "Thieves Like Us Instrumental" in the movie but not on the soundtrack. The Psychedelic Furs are an influential English post-punk band founded in the late 1970s. ... New Order are an English rock group formed in 1980 by the surviving members of Joy Division following the suicide of singer Ian Curtis. ... Thieves Like Us is a single by British group New Order, released in April 1984 by Factory Records. ...


Track Listing

  1. "If You Leave" - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, 4:25
  2. "Left Of Center" - Suzanne Vega / Joe Jackson, 3:33
  3. "Get To Know Ya" - Jesse Johnson, 3:34
  4. "Do Wot You Do" - INXS, 3:16
  5. "Pretty In Pink" - The Psychedelic Furs, 4:40
  6. "Shell Shock" - New Order, 6:04
  7. "Round Round" - Belouis Some, 4:07
  8. "Wouldn't It Be Good" - Danny Hutton Hitters, 3:44
  9. "Bring On Dancing Horses" - Echo & the Bunnymen, 3:59
  10. "Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want" - The Smiths, 1:51

 
 

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