The film "Party Monster" is about New York club kid Michael Alig's notorious rise to fame and murderous downfall in the late '80s/early '90s.

The film "Party Monster" is about New York club kid Michael Alig's notorious rise to fame and murderous downfall in the late '80s/early '90s. The companion soundtrack is well-themed, though it does take some liberties by including current club favorites mixed in with period hits. The album's centerpiece is Felix Da Housecat's fun remix of the 1988 Pop Tarts song "Money, Success, Fame, Glamour," featuring vocals by the film's Macaulay Culkin, who portrays Alig. It's fitting that the Pop Tarts are here, as they are actually the film's directors, Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey. The 19-song soundtrack is populated by '80s hits (Stacey Q's "Two of Hearts") and recent electro favorites (Waldorf's "You're My Disco," Ladytron's "Seventeen"). The album's most thrilling find is the haunting, poetic and just-plain-fantastic new song, "It Can't Come Quickly Enough," by ultra-hot band-of-the-moment Scissor Sisters.—KC

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