Electro-synth band S U R V I V E give 'A Kiss' to the Netflix series' score
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Stranger Things‘s ’80s, synthy soundtrack can soon be yours.

Lakeshore Records will release Stranger Things — Original Netflix Series Soundtrack from Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein — members of electro-synth band S U R V I V E — in two parts. Volume One arrives digitally Friday and on CD Sept. 16, while Volume Two creeps up from The Upside Down on Aug. 19 digitally and Sept. 23 on CD.

EW is exclusively sharing “A Kiss,” a sleek, optimistic song off Volume One. (It did not play while Steve and Nancy were in his bedroom as Barb was unknowing bait for the monster.)

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Stranger Things creators Matt and Ross Duffer were previous fans of S U R V I V E and used their music in a trailer to pitch the show to Netflix, according to Dixon in a statement. Then they were picked up to produce the score for the sleeper hit.

“We discussed having a classic tone and feel to the music for the show but being reserved enough that it wasn’t ’80s cheese, while offering a refreshing quality so that felt modern,” Stein said in a statement. “This was one of the qualities that drew them to our music in the first place. Having a familiarity with classic synths worked, but with an overall forward thinking approach.”

Hear “A Kiss” below. Volume 1 of the Stranger Things soundtrack’s digital version lands Friday.

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