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To Live and Die in L.A. may refer to:

<i>To Live and Die in L.A.</i> (film) 1985 film by William Friedkin

To Live and Die in L.A. is a 1985 American action thriller film directed by William Friedkin and based on the novel by former U.S. Secret Service agent Gerald Petievich, who co-wrote the screenplay with Friedkin. The film features William Petersen, Willem Dafoe and John Pankow among others. Wang Chung composed and performed the original music soundtrack. The film tells the story of the lengths to which two Secret Service agents go to arrest a counterfeiter.

<i>To Live and Die in L.A.</i> (soundtrack) 1985 soundtrack album by Wang Chung

To Live and Die in L.A. is a soundtrack album by Wang Chung, recorded for the 1985 film of the same name. It is the band's third album and second on Geffen Records. Instead of following up the success that Points on the Curve landed them, the band switched gears to produce an original motion picture soundtrack. The switch allowed for them to experiment with different styles of music from the conventional pop music on their previous album. The album's title song, peaked at #41 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and the second single "Wake Up, Stop Dreaming" failed to chart.

To Live and Die in L.A. (Wang Chung song) 1985 theme song

"To Live and Die in L.A." is a single from the soundtrack of the same name by Wang Chung. Released in September 1985, the song peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 at #41.

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Wang Chung (band) British band

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Live and Let Die (song) 1973 Paul McCartney and Wings song

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I Cant Live Without My Radio 1985 single by LL Cool J

"I Can't Live Without My Radio" is the lead single from LL Cool J's debut album, Radio. It was released in 1985 for Def Jam Recordings and was both written and produced by LL Cool J and Rick Rubin. It is a love song to the boombox. The song found modest success, making it to #15 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. "I Can't Live Without My Radio" was released with the follow-up single "I Can Give You More".

Dance Hall Days 1984 single by Wang Chung

"Dance Hall Days" is a song by English band Wang Chung. Originally released as a single in 1982 when the band was called Huang Chung, it was re-recorded and re-released in 1984 for the album Points on the Curve. It was the band's only single to make the Top 40 charts in the UK, narrowly missing the Top 20. In the US, it peaked at No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 and went all the way to number one on the Dance Club Songs chart.

Tenderness (song) 1984 single by General Public

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<i>Everybody Wang Chung Tonight: Wang Chungs Greatest Hits</i> 1997 greatest hits album by Wang Chung

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Lets Go! (Wang Chung song) single by Wang Chung

"Let's Go!" is a single by Wang Chung. Although the song was on their 1986 album, Mosaic, it didn't get released as a single until January 6, 1987. The single was a hit for Wang Chung in the United States, and it provided the band with their second top-10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in April 1987, peaking at #9. The single also formed the basis for a music video. It also hit #9 on the Canada RPM Top 100 Singles chart.

Wait (Wang Chung song) single by Wang Chung

"Wait" is a single by Wang Chung, released as the fourth and final single from their 1984 album, Points on the Curve. The single reached #87 on the UK Singles Chart. Aside from the early singles released as Huang Chung, "Wait" was the only single by Wang Chung that failed to chart on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. However, it peaked at #17 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart.

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Hypnotize Me single by Wang Chung

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"Wake Up, Stop Dreaming" is the second single from the To Live and Die in L.A. soundtrack by Wang Chung. It was released in 1985.