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Passable In Pink (Official Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Various Artists

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1
Here Comes That Heartbreak
The Spurts
2:56
2
Into The Pink
Café Racers
2:59
3
Trying To Reach You
White Noiz
3:24
4
Pop Collar Nights
The Zero Hour
3:42
5
Tangerine Skies
Atlantis Mantis
2:50
6
Empty House (John Peel Session)
The Celibates
2:16
7
Yeah Right
Klub Zurich
3:14
8
Do The Yarnkin
The Drive Ins
3:04
9
Addy's Break (feat. DJ Blapp)
Backbeat Crew + 2; DJ Blapp
1:08
10
Binary Code
Zebra Trucks
2:29
11
Into The Pink (Reprise)
Café Racers
2:59
12
God Damn School
The Hurricane Boys
2:09
13
I Need At Least Five Boys
Northwood High School Pep Rally Band
2:12
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    35:22
When love reigns over Northwood High out in the Chicago ‘burbs, it happens underneath the soft, pink spotlights illuminating that most special night of the year—prom night! And when that happens, it’s bound to be called… Passable in Pink. That is, if it’s a laughably inept 1984 teensploitation movie that made John Hughes look like Orson Welles. And if that movie never actually existed.

Omnivore Recordings unveils Passable In Pink: Official Motion Picture Soundtrack in conjunction with the release of Passable in Pink, a cinematic audio experience from Audible Originals.

Concocted by the bestselling author Mike Sacks (Poking A Dead Frog), who wrote Audible’s 2018 hit Stinker Lets Loose!, Passable in Pink sends up the 1980s with an epic cast: Gillian Jacobs, Bob Odenkirk, Adam Scott, Justine Bateman, Judd Nelson, Rhea Seehorn, Laraine Newman, and more. The soundtrack from Mark Rozzo (who created the Stinker Lets Loose!! soundtrack and who has played in Champale, Maplewood, and Bambi Kino) channels every ’80s subgenre imaginable: blippy New Wave, swanky U.K. pop, bratty Twin Cities punk, Winston-Salem jangle, Swiss techno, New Agey electronica, even some break beat and a high-school pep-rally band in overdrive.

With 13 lost gems from such mythic bands as Zebra Trucks, The Spurts, Klub Zurich, The Celibates, Café Racers, The Zero Hour, White Noiz, and more, it’s music snob’s who’s-who of ’80s obscurities. Well, imaginary ones, anyway. Teaming up with Dennis Diken (Smithereens), Doug Gillard (Guided by Voices), Lee Wall (Luna), Ira Elliot (Nada Surf), Joe McGinty (Psychedelic Furs), Geoff Blythe (Dexys Midnight Runners), and other friends, Mark has created a parallel-universe John Hughes-movie soundtrack, one echoing the alternative music that record-obsessed teens actually listened to during the Reagan Era, on seven-inch singles, fanzine flexi discs, wee-hours college-radio, and third-generation cassettes.
44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Omnivore Recordings Studio Masters

Tracks 9, 13 – contains material which has been processed by a perceptual audio coding algorithm

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