Soundtracks Series Vol. 2: Karen Bells’ Top 10

What defines a great soundtrack? For you, it might have to make you weep, like M. Butterfly, or shake your tail feather, like Saturday Night Fever. For me, it has to transport me somewhere—the back of a meat truck, where a coupla goodfellas hang frozen and soulless; a dirty Hollywood punk club in the early 80s; a freaked-out laboratory helmed by a transvestite mad scientist. These ten soundtracks take me outside of whatever run-of-the-mill place I’m in when listening and drop me smack-dab into the middle of a whole new experience. 1. Various Artists: Valley Girl: Music From the Soundtrack. …