Life Moves Pretty Fast [Deluxe Edition Box Set] (CD)

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Deluxe Edition 4CD+7?+Cassette. Demon Music group in conjunction with the Hughes family are proud to present the first official compilation of music from the movies of legendary filmmaker John Hughes, covering the classic eighties period from 1983-1989. For anyone growing up in the 1980s, the films of John Hughes are some of the most iconic of the decade and have created a lasting cultural impact still felt and referenced across TV, film and music. As well as the characters and stories created in these iconic movies, what made John Hughes' movies different from the rest was the symbiotic relationship between scene and music. Whether Cameron Frye staring at the painting in Ferris Bueller's Day Off set to The Dream Academy's "Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want (Instrumental)", Duckie and Andie from Pretty In Pink at prom set to Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark's "If You Leave", or even Neal and Del's classic "Those aren't pillows" scene from Planes, Trains and Automobiles set to Emmylou Harris' "Back In Baby's Arms". Curated by John Hughes' music supervisor Tarquin Gotch, this Limited Deluxe Edition 4CD boxset includes 74 tracks from the movies National Lampoon's Vacation, Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Weird Science, Pretty In Pink, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Some Kind Of Wonderful, Planes, Trains And Automobiles, She's Having A Baby, The Great Outdoors and Uncle Buck. It also includes a 14 track cassette, and re-issue of the 7" single "Beat City" / "I'm Afraid" originally distributed to the fan club mailing list upon the release of Ferris Bueller's Day Off. The 4CD booklet includes memories from Matthew Broderick, James Hughes, Tarquin Gotch, Ron Payne, plus track-by-track sleeve notes.