Various Artists "High School Reunion: A Tribute to Those Great 80's Films!"

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Catalog Number: ALR-0010
Release Date: 12/01/05

Track List:

  1. Somebody's Baby - John P. Strohm
  2. A Million Miles Away - Dipsomaniacs
  3. American Girl - Matthew Sweet
  4. Turning Japanese - Blank Pages
  5. Weird Science - The Bennies
  6. Don't You (Forget About Me) - AM
  7. In Your Eyes - Lori McKenna
  8. If You Were Here - Kitty Hawk
  9. Little Bitch - Nova Social
  10. Love My Way - The Modifiers
  11. Bring on the Dancing Horses - The Atomic Hep Cats
  12. Moving In Stereo - The Commons
  13. Pretty In Pink - The Dresden Dolls
  14. Wave Of Mutilation - Kristin Hersh
  15. Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want - The Caulfield Sisters
  16. I Melt With You - Underdog
  17. Danke Schoen - The Wading Girl
  18. Repo Man - Frank Black
  19. I Go Crazy - PC Munoz
  20. Within Your Reach - Bastards of Melody

High School Reunion is a fun 20-song compilation featuring Matthew Sweet, Lori McKenna, Frank Black, John Strohm (Blake Babies), Kristin Hersh, The Dresden Dolls and many more covering tracks from some of those classic 80's teen films. Songs that appeared in John Hughes classics Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, and Some Kind of Wonderful are included as are choice tracks from Valley Girl, Say Anything, and more. This is a must-have for anyone who grew up in the 80’s or enjoys the films and music of the time.

"American Laundromat Records dreamt up a concept so disgustingly cool that it can only be a triumph!" -NME

"This is how tribute albums should be done... the music on High School Reunion is as entertaining as it is nostalgic." -SPIN

One of the finest tribute records ever amassed... Let this serve as a blueprint for all future tribute sets. Nicely done. -All Music Guide