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Are you ready for a little 80s nostalgia? A tribute album for the 1984 cult classic Repo Man is set for release on September 9th, 2012. The critically acclaimed film was written and directed by Alex Cox and featured Harry Dean Stanton and Emilio Estevez.The classic eighties flick’s soundtrack captured the in-your-face “middle-finger to authority” mentality of 1970s/1980s SoCal punk. The original soundtrack featured the likes of Black Flag, Circle Jerks, Suicidal Tendencies, The Plugz and Iggy Pop and tribute album, the shoes of punk pioneers will be filled by Those Darlins, Matthew Sweet, Amanda Palmer, Mike Watt, The Tellers, Black Francis, Weekend, Polar Bear Club, Moses Coltrane, New York Rivals, and The Suicide Dolls.
Few films capture the city of Los Angeles and its groundbreaking music scene like Repo Man so grab the tribute album and relive the musical madness of the original film. You can even pre-order a limited-edition special superfan bundle that includes a 6-Panel CD eco wallet, a t-shirt with an original design by Lonny Unitus, 2 promo pins and a recreated Little Trees’ royal pine-tree car freshener that was used in the film here.
Repo Man – Those Darlins
TV Party – Polar Bear Club
Institutionalized – Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra
Coup D’Etat – New York Rivals
El Clavo Y La Cruz- Black Francis & Spanish for Hitchhiking
Pablo Piscasso – The Tellers
Let’s Have A War – Mike Watt & The Secondmen
When The Shit Hits The Fan – The Suicide Dolls
Hombre Secreto – Matthew Sweet
Bad Man – Moses Contrane
Reel Ten – Weekend
Buy the Repo Man tribute album here.
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