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Run like it's 1986 and Iggy Pop is chasing you with a broken bottle


Vancouver, 1986: Chernobyl might have been melting down on the other side of the world, but we had neon clothing, a nearly rainless summer, and Expo86, complete with new landmark buildings and extravagant nightly fireworks.

From The Clash to Billy Idol to Kate Bush, here are 18 songs that made it into mix-tapes for my Walkman that year. No remixes here: just the straight goods, recorded long before auto-tune. 1.2 hours.

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