Press Release


30 Track Compilation to Include Classic 1980s Hits From Season 1 and 2 of the Award-Winning Series


Toronto, ON – October 27, 2017 – Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, releases Stranger Things – Music From The Netflix Original Series on Friday, October 27, timed to the launch of Season 2. Album available today to buy, or stream here.

Available now for digital streaming or downloading and CD purchase, the 30 track compilation includes a range of beloved 1980s hits and classic tracks featured in “Stranger Things” and the highly-anticipated second season, “Stranger Things 2.” The album features nineteen songs and eleven audio clips from the show. A 12″ vinyl edition of Stranger Things – Music From The Netflix Original Series will be available December 15th.

Artists and original hit recordings appearing on Stranger Things – Music From The Netflix Original Series include Toto (“Africa”), the Bangles (“Hazy Shade of Winter”), Corey Hart (“Sunglasses at Night”), and more, along with unannounced titles from Season 2.

The multi-award-winning “Stranger Things” was most recently nominated for 18 Emmy Awards, including Music Supervision—the first year ever the category was recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

“Stranger Things 2” returns globally to Netflix October 27th. Set in 1984, the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the Demogorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab. Will Byers (Noah Schnapp) has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens those who survived. The second installment of the series also features Winona Ryder (Joyce), David Harbour (Chief Hopper), Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven), Natalia Dyer (Nancy), Charlie Heaton (Jonathan), Joe Keery (Steve), Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin), Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas), Finn Wolfhard (Mike), and Season 2 newcomers Sean Astin (Bob Newby), Dacre Montgomery (Billy), Paul Reiser (Dr. Owens), and Sadie Sink (Max), among other stars.

Created by Matt and Ross Duffer, “Stranger Things” is a Netflix original series, directed and executive produced by the Duffer brothers and Shawn Levy of 21 Laps. Iain Patterson and 21 Laps’ Dan Cohen executive produce.


About Legacy Recordings
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is home to the world’s foremost library of historically significant commercial recordings, a peerless collection of works by the most significant musical artists of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Across a variety of platforms, the label has revolutionized the catalog market, offering contemporary music fans access to thousands of meticulously restored and remastered archival titles representing virtually every musical genre including popular, rock, jazz, blues, R&B, folk, country, gospel, Broadway musicals, movie soundtracks, rap/hip-hop, world music, classical, comedy and more.


Stranger Things – Music From The Netflix Original Series

  1. INTRO – Will Singing The Clash (dialogue)
  2. Every Breath You Take – The Police
  3. Should I Stay or Should I Go – The Clash
  4. ‘Coffee and contemplation’ (dialogue)
  5. Hazy Shade of Winter – The Bangles
  6. Nocturnal Me – Echo & the Bunnymen
  7. ‘Bring him home!’ (dialogue)
  8. Sunglasses at Night – Corey Hart
  9. Girls on Film – Duran Duran
  10. ‘Just because people tell you…’ (dialogue)
  11. Atmosphere – Joy Division
  12. ‘Maybe I’m crazy…’ (dialogue)
  13. Twist of Fate – Olivia Newton-John
  14. ‘Says logic’ (dialogue)
  15. The Ghost in You – The Psychedelic Furs
  16. Africa – Toto
  17. You Don’t Mess Around with Jim – Jim Croce
  18. ‘Accident or not’ (dialogue)
  19. Whip It – DEVO
  20. Runaway – Bon Jovi
  21. Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper
  22. Talking in Your Sleep – The Romantics
  23. ‘Mouthbreather’ (dialogue)
  24. Back to Nature – Fad Gadget
  25. ‘She’s our friend and she’s crazy!’ (dialogue)
  26. Rock You Like a Hurricane – The Scorpions
  27. Heroes – Peter Gabriel
  28. ‘Friends don’t lie’ (dialogue)
  29. Elegia – New Order
  30. OUTRO – Will Singing The Clash (dialogue)