With the Season 4 premiere, the iconic Stranger Things theme song is electrically reimagined thanks to musician HIGHTS on TikTok.
Warning: SPOILERS ahead for stranger things season 4, volume 2!
The stranger things theme song is given a very Eddie Munson reinvent with an electric guitar. At the long-awaited premiere of stranger things season 4, several new characters like Argyle (Eduardo Franco) and Chrissy (Grace Van Dien) are unknowingly drawn into the supernatural mess of the Upside Down. New fan favorite Eddie Munson, played by Joseph Quinn, is also introduced and, sadly, is soon implicated in their murders.
This eccentric new character is introduced as the leader of the Hellfire Club, a Dungeons & Dragons band, and the lead guitarist of his band, Corroded Coffin. Eddie’s bold personality, affinity for metal music and fashion, and interest in D&D left him a bit of an outcast among his peers. He is only further ostracized by the people of Hawkins when he becomes the prime suspect in a series of murders. Even in the face of supernatural threats, Eddie manages to maintain his playful nature and love of metal music. Eddie even performs Metallica’s “Master of Puppets” during “the most metal concert in the history of the worldover his beloved electric guitar to distract the bat-like creatures of the Upside Down.
Now, TOPS on TikTok created an electric version of the stranger things theme song. the original stranger things The theme highlights the eerie subject matter and setting of the 1980s, and this new take on it gives it an electric sound that Eddie Munson would have loved. Watch the video below:
The music used in stranger things has always been memorable, with iconic scenes like those of Dustin and Suzie The Never ending Story duo or Will continued to hum The Clash’s: “Should I Stay or Should I Go” throughout Season 1. This season, however, the music became instrumental to stranger things as the characters discover his ability to save lives against Vecna. While searching for answers to the Season 4 murders, Robin and Nancy visit Pennhurst Asylum and realize that the music gives Vecna’s victims a lifeline back to reality. In Max’s case, it’s Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill” that brings her back.
Sadly, Eddie was doomed to the same fate as many other beloved ones. stranger things characters like Barb, Bob and Alexei. After making sure Dustin was safely back through the door, Eddie continued to distract the Upside Down creatures away from Steve, Robin, and Nancy while they fought Vecna. This decision resulted in the devastating death of Eddie as he succumbed to his injuries after his battle with the Bats in the Upside Down. While Eddie didn’t take on Vecna the way Max did, something electric or metal, like the above reimagining of the stranger things theme, is sure to be what would have been his lifeline had he done so.
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