"Cry Little Sister" is a song written by Gerard McMann and Michael Mainieri and performed by McMann for the 1987 soundtrack to the film The Lost Boys. The album peaked at number 15 on the Billboard 200, the single did not chart in the U.S.
Re-releases and remixes
- The song was released as a single in 2003 as "Cry Little Sister (I Need U Now)".
- McMann's band G Tom Mac included a mash-up version, as well as the original Lost Boys version on their 2007 album, Thou Shalt Not Fall.
- G Tom Mac's EP How to Be Pop, Stupid, Cool includes a remix titled "Cry Little Sister" (Rebel Angel remix)
- G Tom Mac created "Cry Little Sister (Blood Swamp Version)," a bluesy remix inspired by the TV show, True Blood
- A video for "Cry Little Sister (Club Cave Mix)" was produced by DJ Lee and G Tom Mac and released as a bonus feature on "Lost Boys: The Tribe" DVD
- Charlie Sexton, on his 1989 self-titled album
- Mystic Circle, as a bonus track on their 2002 album "Damien"
- Zug Izland, on their 2003 album Cracked Tiles
- Carfax Abbey, on their 2004 album Second Skin
- Blutengel, on their 2005 album The Oxidising Angel
- Aiden, on the soundtrack of the sequel film Lost Boys: The Tribe and the song also featured from the film Lost Boys: The Thirst.
- Nikki McKibbin, on her 2007 album, Unleashed
- Vesperian Sorrow, on their 2007 album, Regenesis Creation (One of two bonus tracks)
- Ventana, on their 2009 album, "American Survival Guide Vol. 1"
- LA Guns, on their 2009 Album "Covered in Guns"
- I Will Never Be The Same, on his 2009 album "Standby"
- Rikets on their 2010 Album "All American Death Cult"
- Seasons After, on their 2010 album Through Tomorrow. This is the only charted cover of the song, reaching #20 on the Mainstream Rock charts.
- Eminem samples the track on his song "You're Never Over" on his 2010 album Recovery
- Joe Budden samples the track on his song "Thou Shall Not Fall" on his 2007 mixtape/album Mood Muzik 3
- Tangerine Dream, in their 2010 album Under Cover - Chapter One
- Lil B samples the track on the song "Unchain Me" on his 2011 album I'm Gay.
- Lost Children covered the song in 2012.
- The Anix, on their 2011 album Sleepwalker
- Celldweller released a "Klash-Up" in October 2012, featuring incidental music titled Hello Zepp from the first Saw movie.
- [ELEMENT 92] 2011 band members: David Cadry & Ted Gerold (backup vocals by Lisa Dingess).
- Midnight Syndicate on their Van Helsing's Curse album
- Texas Microphone Massacre on their album saturn in retrograde