Happy Meta Mixtape Monday, fellow Madhouse fans!
We hope you enjoyed last week’s trip down memory lane, as inspired by DC Universe’s All Star Games! Equipped with an arsenal of amazing 80s music, by the time we were finished, this playlist that wasn’t just a swoon-worthy, nostalgia-fueling delight for the ears, but one fit for The Breakfast League’s undercover personas, and hero identities, alike! Check out the full list of tubular tunes below!
Overall Team Themes/No Character Pairing
“Don’t You (Forget About Me),” from The Breakfast Club
“Holding Out For a Hero,” by Bonnie Tyler
“Eye of the Tiger,” by Survivor
“Changes,” by David Bowie
“We Got the Beat,” by The Go-Go’s
“Somewhere Out There,” by Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram (from An American Tail)
Click the arrow for the full list, organized by high school persona/hero identity!
GM Sam Witwer
“Twist and Shout,” by The Beatles (from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off)
“You Dropped a Bomb on Me,” by The Gap Band
“Slippery People,” by Talking Heads
High School Personas/Hero Identities
“Should I Stay or Should I Go,” by the Clash
“The Touch,” by Stan Bush
“Don’t Stop Believin’,” by Journey
“Under Pressure,” by Freddie Mercury & David Bowie
“Delirious,” by Prince
“Waiting on a Friend,” by The Rolling Stones
Dina: Wonder Woman
“Material Girl,” by Madonna
“You Spin Me Round (Like a Record),” by Dead or Alive
“Love is a Battlefield,” by Pat Benatar
“Blue Monday,” by New Order
“Angel,” by Aerosmith
“Everybody Wants to Rule the World,” by Tears For Fears
“Separate Ways (Worlds Apart),” by Journey
“Uptown Girl,” by Billy Joel
“I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
“Outsider,” by The Ramones
“Cruel Summer,” by Bananarama
“Venus,” by Bananarama
“Sweet Dreams,” by Eurythmics
“Bad Reputation,” by Joan Jett
“Beat It,” by Michael Jackson
“Greased Lightning” from Grease
“Fade to Black,” by Metallica
“Beat on the Brat,” by The Ramones
“Red Barchetta,” by Rush
“It’s Tricky,” by Run-DMC
“The Music of the Night,” by Michael Crawford (from The Phantom of the Opera)
“Bad,” by Michael Jackson
“Real American,” by Bernard Kenny & Rick Derringer
This Week’s Theme:
Meta Madhouse Music - The Final Champions
Four weeks of grueling battle have led to the moment we’ve all been waiting for - a showdown between the Final Four. Were the results what you expected? And most importantly, since a battle ceases to be memorable without a good score to accompany it, what on earth are these four formidable foes going to throw down to?
Let us know what song would be the backdrop to your dream version of this DC boss battle, and while you’re at it, tell us which character you’re rooting for! Of those listed below, who, alone, deserves to take the spoils of victory, the bragging rights, and the glory?
While lyrics must abide to Forum Guidelines, the songs can be anything, of any genre, as long as it meets each week’s theme!
Curious what Mixtape Monday is?
Every week, we’ll post the title of our latest Mixtape, and you post a track of your choice in the comments below! We’ll follow up next Mixtape Monday with the full list of tunes collected from the week before. And if our “What’s the Last Song You Heard?” thread is any indication, you all have superb taste in tunes!