Pardon me while I cry to Cyndi Lauper forever.

The first season of Stranger Things was fantastic for so many reasons, and one of those reasons was the music. It featured retro earworms by artists like Toto, Jefferson Airplane, the Bangles, Joy Division, and the Clash.

The first season of Stranger Things was fantastic for so many reasons, and one of those reasons was the music. It featured retro earworms by artists like Toto, Jefferson Airplane, the Bangles, Joy Division, and the Clash.

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Of course it also relied heavily on the brilliant and haunting original soundtrack by composers Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein. And Stranger Things 2 is no different. We've got brand new original songs from the composers...

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...and the Duffer Brothers already promised us an even better array of popular hits this time around. "There have been some artists who like the show, so we've gotten some really big songs for not extravagant prices. Musicians seem to have responded to the show," Matt Duffer told BuzzFeed News last month.

...and the Duffer Brothers already promised us an even better array of popular hits this time around. "There have been some artists who like the show, so we've gotten some really big songs for not extravagant prices. Musicians seem to have responded to the show," Matt Duffer told BuzzFeed News last month.

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And boyyy did they deliver. Below are the big jams from Stranger Things 2, from Pat Benatar to Metallica to the Police. We couldn't have asked for a better Snow Ball 1984 playlist.

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"Whip It" By Devo

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"Just Another Day" by Oingo Boingo

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"Talking In Your Sleep" by the Romantics

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"Rock You Like A Hurricane" by Scorpions

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"Spooky Movies" by Gary Paxton

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"Ghostbusters" by Ray Parker, Jr.

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"Wango Tango" by Ted Nugent

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"Shout At the Devil" by Mötley Crüe

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"Islands in the Stream" by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton

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"Monster Mash" by Bobby "Boris" Pickett

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"Girls on Film" by Duran Duran

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"Outside the Realm" by Big Giant Circles (available to stream here)

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"Whistle on the River" by the Mercy Brothers

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"You Don’t Mess Around With Jim" by Jim Croce

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"The Ghost In You" by the Psychedelic Furs

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"This is Radio Clash" by the Clash

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"Scarface (Push It To The Limit)" by Paul Engemann

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"Try My Love" by Carroll Lloyd

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"You Ought To Be With Me" by Carl Weathers

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"Green, Green Grass of Home" by Bobby Bare

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"That Ole Devil Called Love" by Billie Holiday

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"Hammer to Fall" by Queen

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"There’s Frost on the Moon" by Artie Shaw

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"Blue Bayou" by Roy Orbison

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"You Better Go Now" by Billie Holiday

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"Round and Round" by Ratt

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"Runaway" by Bon Jovi

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"Back to Nature" by Fad Gadget

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"The Bank Robbery" by John Carpenter

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"Dead End Justice" by the Runaways

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"Whisper To A Scream (Birds Fly)" by the Icicle Works

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"The Four Horsemen" by Metallica

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"Should I Stay or Should I Go" by the Clash

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"The Way We Were" by Barbra Streisand

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"I Do Believe (I Fell in Love)" by Donna Summer

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"Rare Bird" by Tangerine Dream

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"Love is a Battlefield" by Pat Benatar

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"Jingle Bell Rock" by Bobby Helms

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"Twist of Fate" by Olivia Newton-John

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"Time After Time" by Cyndi Lauper

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"Every Breath You Take" by the Police

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