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Here’s all the tracks used in Stranger Things season 4

80s classics featured this season include Kate Bush, KISS, Dead or Alive and many more

  • 31 May 2022
Here’s all the tracks used in Stranger Things season 4

Stranger Things season 4 volume 1 was released on Friday, May 27 — and fans may have noticed a slew of recognisable 80s bangers on its soundtrack.

As expected, this season has continued to show audiences some of the most famously known timeless 80s music, as well as revealing an occasional hidden gem from the era.

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The soundtrack matches the emotionally-charged storyline which follows the cliffhanger from season 3; Hopper is imprisoned in the snowy wasteland of Kamchatka, Russia, and back in the US - the teens are faced with new horrors.

The friends are separated for the first time, and they're navigating the trials of high-school life. Supernatural threats continue to creep into their world, and these teens are left to battle them.

The release of the new season has even pushed Kate Bush's 'Running Up That Hill' to hit number one on iTunes — as this track featured in pivotal and toe-curling scenes throughout this Stranger Things season.

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Previous seasons' soundtracks saw the likes of 'Africa' by Toto, 'Should I Stay or Should I Go' by The Clash, and 'Fields of Coral' by Vangelis.

So without further ado, here is the soundtrack from Stranger Things season 4 volume 1 - by episode:

Episode 1:

The Beach Boys 'California Dreamin'

Starpoint 'Object of My Desire'

Kate Bush 'Running Up That Hill'

The Cramps 'I was a Teenage Warewolf'

Mae Arnette 'Chica Mejanita'

Extreme 'Play With Me'

KISS 'Detroit Rock City'

The Red Army Choir 'The Red Army is The Strongest'

The Lloyd Langton Group 'Got Your Number'

The Cramps 'Fever'

Episode 2:

Dead or Alive 'You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)'

Falco 'Rock Me Amadeus (The Gold Mix)'

Baltimora 'Tarzan Boy'

K-Tel Version 'Wipe Out'

Talking Heads 'Psycho Killer'

The National Bolshoi Orchestra 'Monologue de Ibn-Haki-Scene 5'

The Interior Castle 'Diamonds and Emeralds'

Donnell Pitman 'Burning Up'

Noma 'Tons of Wet - Surf Time'

Episode 3:

Fergus MacRoy 'Guardian Angel'

Dorian Zero 'In Transit to Bermuda'

Episode 4:

Musical Youth 'Pass the Dutchie'

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 'Dream a Little Dream of Me'

Kate Bush 'Running Up That Hill'

The Red Army Choir 'March of the Defenders of Moscow'

Hipbone Slim 'Legless'

Al Kerby 'Hard Feelings'

Episode 5:

Ricky Nelson 'Travelin’ Man'

Kate Bush 'Running Up That Hill'

Cecilia Bartoli 'Nina, o sia la Pazza per Amore'

Arthur B. Rubinstein 'David Searches' (Wargames Soundtrack)

Arthur B. Rubinstein 'Time's Up' (Wargames Soundtrack)

Episode 6:

Musical Youth 'Pass the Dutchie'

Erich Wolfgang Korngold 'Violin Concerto in D Major Op 35 III Finale: Allegro Assai Vivace'

Russian State Orchestra 'Cavatine et Rondo d’Antonida'

S U R V I V E 'Cutthroat'

Episode 7:

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 'Dream a Little Dream of Me'

Kate Bush 'Running Up That Hill'

Philip Glass 'Prophecies'

Philip Glass 'Akhnaten Act 1, Scene 3: The Window of Appearances'

Philip Glass 'Akhnaten, Act II, Scene 2, Akhnaten and Nefertiti'

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The season is not over yet. The final two episodes are yet to drop, and they're expected to be out on Netflix on July 1.

It has been confirmed by producers that the penultimate episode is set to be 85 minutes long, while the finale of the season will be two-and-a-half hours long.

While fans eagerly speculate the outcome of the season, and what will feature on the soundtrack of the final episodes, you can listen to the Stranger Things official playlist on Spotify which contains songs from seasons 1 through 4.

Aneesa Ahmed is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter

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