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Pretty In Pink - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (US Import) £1.65 with voucher + Free Delivery @ Zavvi
Pretty In Pink - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (US Import) £1.65 with voucher + Free Delivery @ Zavvi

Pretty In Pink - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (US Import) £1.65 with voucher + Free Delivery @ Zavvi

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Few filmmakers managed to capture the awkward coming-of-age catastrophes of '80s teens the way John Hughes did, just as few soundtracks encapsulate the sound of an era better than this one does. It's not the best 1986 had to offer, but it's a cohesive whole, transporting the listener to that other time, imagined or otherwise. There's enough variety to ensure that it doesn't become wallpaper, and very little filler. "Left of Center" by Suzanne Vega, with Joe Jackson on piano, is tremendous and transcends generations. Psychedelic Furs frontman Richard Butler has long been bemused about Hughes not taking Molly Ringwald's character's name from the title song, which inspired the film, but everyone was paying too much attention to what Ducky was wearing to notice anyway
1. Left Of Centre - Vega, Suzanne
2. Get To Know Ya - Johnson, Jesse
3. Do Wot You Do - INXS
4. Pretty In Pink - Psychedelic Furs
5. Shellshock - New Order
6. Round Round - Belouis Some
7. Wouldn't It Be Good - Hutton, June
8. Bring On The Dancing Horses - Echo & The Bunnymen
9. Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want - Smiths
10. If You Leave - OMD

7 Comments

great soundtrack, also a great film :thumbsup:

loved this film - ordered thanks

takes me back - love this soundtrack - bought it ages ago for a ridiculous sum of money. bargain, pretty in pink is my ringtone!

mrsjgrohl;6971241

...pretty in pink is my ringtone!



My phones wallpaper is Molly Ringwald.....are we sad or what? :-D

This, along with The Breakfast Club & Some Kind Of Wonderful are superb 80's movies. Order the soundtrack for Xmas as the kids never know what to buy me

Thanks Andywedge!

Great film and a great price. Already got it otherwise would have ordered. Heat added.

This isn't the original "raw" version of Pretty in Pink though; this is the saxophone-infused "neutered" version:whistling: - must have spent ages as a kid trying to "decipher" the lyrics at the end of the original version:-D
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