Billy Wirth, Kiefer Sutherland, Brooke McCarter and Alex Winter in a scene from the film 'The Lost Boys', 1987. (Photo by Warner Brothers/Getty Images)

The Lost Boys is a cult classic film released in 1987 that set the standard for all teen vampire horror films and TV series' that followed in the 90s. Directed by Joel Schumacher, it starred Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Kiefer Sutherland, and Corey Feldman and told the tale of two brothers who moved to California, befriended and then battled a gang of vampires who never grow up. 

The soundtrack was a huge success and is now available on limited edition white vinyl, here. It includes the haunting theme song "Cry Little Sister" as well as "People Are Strange" by Echo & The Bunnymen, and Aussie's own Jimmy Barnes with INXS on "Laying Down The Law". 

The sound that defines the film is the original theme song, "Cry Little Sister" by Gerard McMann. The album peaked at number 15 on the Billboard 200, however, the single did not chart. McMann has said that he "wanted it to be about the longing for family from a rejected youth's perspective, which I went through myself and that many of us have felt."

Shock-rocker Marilyn Manson just yesterday announced the release of his cover of “Cry Little Sister" produced by Manson’s longtime collaborator Tyler Bates.

And we are intrigued by this version by Charlie Sexton from 1989 - a guy who started out as a member of Bob Dylan's backing band!

Here's the tracks from the official soundtrack on Spotify... although some of them seem to not be available to stream in Australia... 

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