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Retro Baby? Go Totally 80’s with NEW WAVE LULLABIES…

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We’re in one of those periods when the 1980’s is making a comeback. There’s a new DIE HARD movie coming out next month, ROBOCOP is headed back to Detroit, and Arnold Schwarzenegger really is “back” at the box office. On the musical front, NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK announced a tour today, DAVID BOWIE has new music out, and “Kids in America” singer KIM WILDE was recently seen performing on a train somewhere. In other news, KNIGHT RIDER and E.T. turned 30 last year, and being there the first time around, I feed a tad dated. But there’s that new generation… the fruit of our loins that we’re raising on a daily basis. As of today, even the LULLABY genre has gone 80’s, with a double-dose of NEW WAVE LULLABIES from the folks at Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star.

With a combined 26-songs covered and transformed into “lush instrumental versions” perfect for your smallest listener (baby, of course), NEW WAVE LULLABIES V. 1 & 2. are pretty rad. Seriously, it’s like having a little John Hughes movie soundtrack in the nursery. Check out the cover art and tracklistings for each below.

newwave1New Wave Lullabies V.1 track listing (Get it Now on iTunes)
  1. The Promise (made famous by When in Rome)
  2. Sweet Dreams (are Made of This) (made famous by The Eurythmics)
  3. Cars (made famous by Gary Numan)
  4. 99 Luftballoons (made famous by Nena)
  5. Take on Me (made famous by A-Ha)
  6. Tainted Love (made famous by Soft Cell)
  7. Don’t You (Forget about Me) (made famous by Simple Minds)
  8. You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) (made famous by Dead of Alive)
  9. Come on Eileen (made famous by Dexy’s Midnight Runners)
  10. Kids in America (made famous by Kim Wilde)
  11. I Ran (So Far Away) (made famous by A Flock of Seagulls)
  12. Blister in the Sun (made famous by Violent Femmes)
  13. Last Christmas (made famous by Wham!)
newwave2New Wave Lullabies V.2 track listing (Get it Now on iTunes)
  1. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (made famous by Cyndi Lauper)
  2. Enjoy the Silence (made famous by Depeche Mode)
  3. I Melt With You (made famous by Modern English)
  4. Hungry Like the Wolf (made famous by Duran Duran)
  5. Love Song (made famous by The Cure)
  6. Absolute Beginners (made famous by David Bowie)
  7. I Know There’s Something Going On (made famous by Frida)
  8. Life in a Northern Town (made famous by Dream Academy)
  9. It’s My Life (made famous by Talk Talk)
  10. How Soon is Now? (made famous by The Smiths)
  11. Every Breath You Take (made famous by The Police)
  12. Sunday Bloody Sunday (made famous by U2)
  13. Do The Know it’s Christmas? (made famous by Band Aid)
Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star has an impressive library of over 100 titles. See their whole collection at http://www.ttlrs.com
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