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New Expanded Edition Original Film Soundtrack (2xLP) (Limited Edition: 1500 Copies) (Second Pressing: 500 Copies) (Third Pressing: 500 Copies) (Fourth Pressing: 1500 Copies)

Description: Originally released on CD in 2000, the expanded soundtrack edition of John Carpenter's classic 1981 thriller included over 20 minutes of previously unreleased music plus music from scenes deleted from the final print. The masters were re-mixed from the original multi-track session tapes by long-time Carpenter associate Alan Howarth. This is the first time the expanded edition has appeared on vinyl in its complete form, including original dialogue highlights.

Music composed and performed by John Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth

Label: Silva Screen
Release Date: July 31, 2015/2016 (Re-Release)/2016 (Re-Release)/November 16, 2018 (Re-Release)

Side A
01. Main Title (3:53)
02. Bank Robbery ' (3:30)

0
3. "Prison Introduction" (0:20)
04. Over The Wall/Airforce One (2:22)
05. He's Still Alive/Romero ' (2:12)
06. "Snake' Plissken" (1:41)

Side B
01. Orientation (1:47)
02. "Tell Him" (1:46)
03. Engulfed Cathedral (Debussy) + (3:31)
04. Across The Roof ' (1:14)
05. Descent Into New York ' (3:37)
06. Back To The Pod - Version #1 ' (1:34)
07. Everyone's Coming To New York " (2:24)

Side C
01. "Don't Go Down There!" (0:19)
02. Back To The Pod - Version #2/The Crazies Come Out (2:09)
03. "I Heard You Were Dead!" (0:09)
04. Arrival At The Library (1:06)
05. "You Are The Duke Of New York" (0:16)
06. Duke Arrives/Barricade ++ (3:35)
07. President At The Train (2:28)
08. "Who Are You?" (0:27)
09. Police Action (2:27)
10. Romero And The President (1:43)

Side D
01. President Is Gone (1:53)
02. 69th Street Bridge (2:43)
03. Over The Wall (3:42)
04. "The Name Is Plissken" (0:25)
05. Snake Shake ' (3:58)

Previously unreleased '
Pamela Smith, keyboard +
Written by Nick Castle "
Tommy Wallace, guitar ++

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New Expanded Edition Original Film Soundtrack (2xLP) (Blue Vinyl) (Limited Edition: 1500 Copies)

Description: Originally released on CD in 2000, the expanded soundtrack edition of John Carpenter's classic 1981 thriller included over 20 minutes of previously unreleased music plus music from scenes deleted from the final print. The masters were re-mixed from the original multi-track session tapes by long-time Carpenter associate Alan Howarth. This is the first time on coloured vinyl for this LP, all previous pressings having been on black vinyl.


Music composed and performed by John Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth


Label: Silva Screen
Release Date: January 21, 2022

Side A
01. Main Title (3:53)
02. Bank Robbery ' (3:30)

0
3. "Prison Introduction" (0:20)
04. Over The Wall/Airforce One (2:22)
05. He's Still Alive/Romero ' (2:12)
06. "Snake' Plissken" (1:41)

Side B
01. Orientation (1:47)
02. "Tell Him" (1:46)
03. Engulfed Cathedral (Debussy) + (3:31)
04. Across The Roof ' (1:14)
05. Descent Into New York ' (3:37)
06. Back To The Pod - Version #1 ' (1:34)
07. Everyone's Coming To New York " (2:24)

Side C
01. "Don't Go Down There!" (0:19)
02. Back To The Pod - Version #2/The Crazies Come Out (2:09)
03. "I Heard You Were Dead!" (0:09)
04. Arrival At The Library (1:06)
05. "You Are The Duke Of New York" (0:16)
06. Duke Arrives/Barricade ++ (3:35)
07. President At The Train (2:28)
08. "Who Are You?" (0:27)
09. Police Action (2:27)
10. Romero And The President (1:43)

Side D
01. President Is Gone (1:53)
02. 69th Street Bridge (2:43)
03. Over The Wall (3:42)
04. "The Name Is Plissken" (0:25)
05. Snake Shake ' (3:58)

Previously unreleased '
Pamela Smith, keyboard +
Written by Nick Castle "
Tommy Wallace, guitar ++


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US

New Expanded Edition Original Film Soundtrack (2xLP) (Limited Edition) ("Descent into New York" Fire Orange w/Blue and White Splatter Vinyl) ("Statue of Liberty" Blue/Green/Black Vinyl) ("Sacred Bones Exclusive Variant" Deluxe Orange Marble and Blue Marble Vinyl: 500 Copies)

Description: Waxwork Records is proud to release John Carpenter's Escape From New York Expanded Original Motion Picture Score. Released in 1981, Escape From New York is a science fiction action film co-written and co-scored by John Carpenter starring Kurt Russell, Donald Pleasence, Adrienne Barbeau, and Harry Dean Stanton. The film is set in the near-future world of 1997 where the United States has devolved into a coast to coast crime-ridden continent. Manhattan Island in New York City has been converted into the country's maximum security prison where criminal offenders are transported and forgotten. In an effort to kidnap the president of the United States, Air Force One is hijacked by insurgents and purposefully crashed into New York City. Ex-soldier and current federal prisoner, Snake Plissken (Russell) is given just 24 hours to go in and rescue the president (Pleasence), after which, if successful, Snake will be pardoned.

John Carpenter's Escape From New York received commercial success upon its summer 1981 release and is now considered a cult classic. The film has inspired popular video games such as Metal Gear Solid, filmmakers such as J.J. Abrams, and authors such as William Gibson.

The score was written by John Carpenter and co-produced by Carpenter and Alan Howarth. Howarth used equipment including ARP and Prophet-5 synthesizers and a Linn LM-1 drum machine, as well as an acoustic piano and Fender guitars, to create the palette of sounds used in the score, while Carpenter composed the melodies on the synthesizer keyboards. As the MIDI standard had yet to be invented, Howarth manually synchronized the equipment to picture while listening to a copy of the film's dialogue. Initial inspirational directions which Carpenter shared with Howarth included albums by Tangerine Dream and The Police.

Waxwork Records is thrilled to present the expanded score album as a deluxe double LP featuring 180 gram colored vinyl, deluxe packaging, a 12"x12" twelve page booklet featuring unreleased behind-the-scenes set photography, and full album artwork by Marc Aspinall.


Music composed and performed by John Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth


Label: Waxwork Records

Release Date: September 29, 2020

Side A
01. Main Title (3:53)
02. Bank Robbery ' (3:30)

0
3. "Prison Introduction" (0:20)
04. Over The Wall/Airforce One (2:22)
05. He's Still Alive/Romero ' (2:12)
06. "Snake' Plissken" (1:41)

Side B
01. Orientation (1:47)
02. "Tell Him" (1:46)
03. Engulfed Cathedral (Debussy) + (3:31)
04. Across The Roof ' (1:14)
05. Descent Into New York ' (3:37)
06. Back To The Pod - Version #1 ' (1:34)
07. Everyone's Coming To New York " (2:24)

Side C
01. "Don't Go Down There!" (0:19)
02. Back To The Pod - Version #2/The Crazies Come Out (2:09)
03. "I Heard You Were Dead!" (0:09)
04. Arrival At The Library (1:06)
05. "You Are The Duke Of New York" (0:16)
06. Duke Arrives/Barricade ++ (3:35)
07. President At The Train (2:28)
08. "Who Are You?" (0:27)
09. Police Action (2:27)
10. Romero And The President (1:43)

Side D
01. President Is Gone (1:53)
02. 69th Street Bridge (2:43)
03. Over The Wall (3:42)
04. "The Name Is Plissken" (0:25)
05. Snake Shake ' (3:58)

Previously unreleased '
Pamela Smith, keyboard +
Written by Nick Castle "
Tommy Wallace, guitar ++


Purchase it here