John Carpenter - Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998 (2 variants/Oct 20th)

John Carpenter - Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998 (2 variants/Oct 20th)

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Oct 20th release. Available as standard black or as colour vinyl with 7". Info below on colour. Same tracklist minus 7" for the black vinyl. Indicate yes for variant you want, no for the one you do not.

Colored Vinyl Edition with Bonus 7"

John Carpenter is a legend. As the director and composer behind dozens of classic movies, Carpenter has established a reputation as one of the greatest filmmakers in the history of modern cinema, as well as one of its most influential musicians. The minimal, synthesizer-driven themes to films like Halloween, Escape From New York, and Assault on Precinct 13 are as indelible as their images, and their timelessness was evident as Carpenter performed them live in a string of internationally sold-out concert dates in 2016. Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998 collects 13 classic themes from Carpenter's illustrious career together on one volume for the first time. 

Each theme has been newly recorded with the same collaborators that Carpenter worked with on his hit Lost Themes studio albums: his son, Cody Carpenter, and godson, Daniel Davies. Anthology is a near-comprehensive survey of Carpenter's greatest themes, from his very first movie, the no-budget sci-fi film Dark Star, to 1998's supernatural Western, Vampires. Those sit alongside the driving, Led Zeppelin-influenced Assault on Precinct 13 theme, Halloween's iconic 5/4 piano riff, and the eerie synth work of The Fog. Carpenter and his band also cover Ennio Morricone's bleak, minimalist theme for The Thing. 

We also get vital new recordings of the themes to '80s classics and fan favorites Big Trouble in Little China, Escape From New York, Christine, and They Live, along with the romantic Starman, which earned Jeff Bridges his first Oscar nomination as a lead actor. The collection is rounded out by the menacing, heavy themes to Prince of Darkness and In the Mouth of Madness, the latter a Metallica-inspired riff originally played for the film by Kinks guitarist Dave Davies, and now played by his son Daniel. Free shipping available to St. John's/Toronto for pickup only.

In the Mouth of Madness
Assault on Precinct 13
The Fog
Prince of Darkness
Santiago (Vampires)
Escape From New York
Porkchop Express (Big Trouble in Little China)
They Live
The Thing
Dark Star
Bonus 7"
March of the Children (Village of the Damned)
Body Bags

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