Viva the fake '80s

A Summer Soundtrack playlist for an imaginary John Hughes movie.

By Salon Staff

Published June 30, 2005 7:10PM (EDT)

Ben Donnelly's submission to the Summer Soundtrack Contest is "a virtual cassette full of music from virtual '80s Neo-New Wave bands." He's titled it "Theme From an Imaginary John Hughes Movie." Get your faux-1983 groove on, people.

1. "Short Drive Home," Gerty
2. "Mall Song," Hott Beat
3. "Hot," the Minds
4. "New Sound," the Capricorns
5. "Jules Lost His Jewels," Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti
6. "Hong Kong Boogie," the Prima Donnas
7. "Playgirl," Ladytron
8. "Another Kind of Danger," Jett Rink
9. "Need More Time," the Epoxies
10. "Red, Black & Khaki," Piedmont Charisma
11. "Nite Life," Adult
12. "Ex Fan des 60ties," Stereo Total

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