A score or soundtrack can be just as important as the movie you are watching. It helps set the tone and tenor for a movie, be it a meticulously crafted score or a collection of songs the fit the imagery as it unfolds. The soundtrack world is a big part of the record collecting community, too, and collectors are always on the hunt for rare and unusual soundtracks.
We have a wide range of soundtracks currently in stock, and below are just a few highlights to give you an idea of what’s available at eil.com.
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Quentin Tarantino’s The H8ful Eight (Limited Edition 2016 UK promotional-only 10-track LP recorded at Abbey Road Studios & pressed on 180gram Vinyl, originally only available as a bonus disc with pre-orders of the Decca stock release through Sound of Vinyl in the UK or Verve in the US. Note: this promo-only version has a VERY different running order & contains only tracks composed by Ennio Morricone without any of the additional songs or dialogue included on the official soundtrack release. It includes several tracks composed by Morricone for other films that were used in The Hateful Eight film but not included on the stock release: “Regan’s Theme” (from Exorcist II: The Heretic) & “Bestiality” & “Despair” (both from John Carpenter’s The Thing). It also includes two Morricone tracks composed for other films that were not used in The Hateful Eight but were used in Tarantino’s earlier film Inglourious Basterds: “Algeri: 1 Novembre 1954” (from The Battle of Algiers) & “Rabbia E Tarantella” (from Allonsanfan). Comes housed in a unique & unnumbered hand-stamped white sleeve. Near ‘as new’ & limited to 1000 copies).
VARIOUS-REGGAE & SKA Babylon (Very rare Test Pressing for the 1980 UK 10-track LP, featuring the music from the soundtrack to the classic movie, co-written by Martin Stellman [writer of Quadrophenia] & Franco Rosso, & filmed on the streets of Deptford & Brixton with a young Brinsley Forde of Aswad. Artists include Aswad, Dennis Bovell, Yabby U, I-Roy & more. The labels are numbered ‘1’ & ‘2’ in custom black on white & the matrix detail is machine stamped in the run-outs “CHR1294 A/1 & B/2” with the word ‘Tone’ engraved. Obtained from the private collection of an ex-PR man for Chrysalis, these were pressed in a miniscule run purely to test the sonics & never intended for sale to the general public. The vinyl is near mint CHR1294).
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK The Falcon & The Snowman (Rare 1985 US first press 9-track vinyl LP featuring Pat Metheny’s score from the soundtrack to the movie, including ‘This Is Not America’ performed by David Bowie & The Pat Metheny Group. The vinyl is UNPLAYED housed in the picture sleeve which remains sealed within its original hype-stickered shrinkwrap SV-17150).
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- Original Soundtrack - Just A Gigolo - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $21.15, €17.40 (New Item) (arrived 16-Jun-2021 12:52)
VARIOUS Just A Gigolo (1979 UK 15-track LP featuring music from the soundtrack to the film, including David Bowie's 'Revolutionary Song' (Bowie also stars in the film) along with tracks from Manhattan Transfer, Pasadena Roof Orchestra, VillagePeople & Marlene Dietrich, Bowie picture sleeve. The sleeve shows light wear and the vinyl has just a few light scuffs and hairlines to indicate play JAM1)
- Original Soundtrack - 2001: A Space Odyssey - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $21.15, €17.40 (New Item) (arrived 30-May-2021 12:14)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK 2001: A Space Odyssey (1974 UK 'ying-yang' label 8-track stereo LP featuring music from the soundtrack to Stanley Kubrick's 1968 masterpiece, including expert ambient use of Ligeti's weightless & hovering tonal compositionssuch as the beautiful, Atmospheres, front laminated picture sleeve. The sleeve & vinyl remain in Excellent condition)
- Original Soundtrack - Zabriskie Point - US - vinyl LP - £50.00, $70.50, €58.00 (New Item) (arrived 20-May-2021 12:54)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Zabriskie Point (1970 US blue & gold 'yin yang' MGM label 11-track soundtrack vinyl LP featuring Pink Floyd, Jerry Garcia, The Kaleidoscope & others, superb pasted picture sleeve with deletion punch-hole. The sleeve shows minimal sign of wear and the vinyl is Near Mint SE-4668ST)
- Original Soundtrack - Battlestar Galactica + Poster - UK - vinyl LP - £18.00, $25.38, €20.88 (New Item) (arrived 20-May-2021 13:19)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Battlestar Galactica (1978 UK 16-track LP, featuring the music to the Sci-Fi series perfomed by The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra & conducted by Stu Philips, complete with fold out merchandise poster, fully laminated picture sleeve. The sleeve shows minimal wear & the vinyl remains in superb condition with few signs of play MCF2860)
- Original Soundtrack - Watership Down - UK - vinyl LP - £20.00, $28.20, €23.20 (New Item) (arrived 20-May-2021 14:14)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Watership Down (1978 UK 16-track LP featuring Angela Morley's music from the soundtrack of the film, picture sleeve. The sleeve showsjust a little light shelfwear & the vinyl reemains in superb condition with few signs of play)
- Original Soundtrack - The Music Of Cosmos - UK - vinyl LP - £35.00, $49.35, €40.60 (New Item) (arrived 20-May-2021 15:06)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK The Music Of Cosmos (Rare 1981 UK 6-track Stereo LP featuring music from Carl Sagan's TV series featuring pieces by Vangelis, Tomita, Roy Buchanan, Synergy & Toru Takemitsu, gatefold picture sleeve with extensive science/cosmos related imagery, quotes & location shots throughout. The sleeve shows just a little light shelfwear & the vinyl remains in superb condition with few signs of play RCALP5032)
- Original Soundtrack - Against All Odds - UK - vinyl LP - £10.00, $14.10, €11.60 (New Item) (arrived 24-May-2021 08:30)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Against All Odds (1984 UK 12-track soundtrack vinyl LP for the movie starring Rachel Ward and Jeff Bridges, featuring tracks by Phil Collins, the exclusive 'Violet And Blue' by Stevie Nicks, Peter Gabriel, Mike Rutherford andBig Country amongst others, hype stickered picture sleeve. The sleeve has a small sticker in the top corner and shows light edgeware and the odd crease, while the vinyl displays some light hairlines and surface scuffs but remains excellentV2313)
- Original Soundtrack - The Flight Of The Condor - UK - vinyl LP - £25.00, $35.25, €29.00 (New Item) (arrived 25-May-2021 07:06)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK The Flight Of The Condor (1982 UK 18-track TAS listed audiophile LP featuring the haunting Andean music from the TV series, as performed by the Chilean groups 'Inti Illimani' & 'Guamary', gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeveshows minimal shelfwear & the vinyl remains in excellent condition with little sign of play REB440)
- Original Soundtrack - Platoon - German - vinyl LP - £20.00, $28.20, €23.20 (New Item) (arrived 27-May-2021 13:13)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Platoon (1986 German 11-track LP, a fantastic soundtrack from the seminal blockbuster movie, featuring all the music including tracks by Smokey Robinson, Jefferson Airplane & The Doors. Comes housed in the original hype stickered picture sleeve with an additional shop price sticker attached. The sleeve shows little of its age & the vinyl is clean & in Excellent condition with just the lightest evidence of play)
- Original Soundtrack - Flashdance - Stickered Sleeve - UK - vinyl LP - £25.00, $35.25, €29.00 (New Item) (arrived 31-May-2021 11:59)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Flashdance (1983 UK 10-track vinyl LP featuring music from the original film soundtrack, including songs by Irene Cara, Laura Branigan, Donna Summer, Kim Carnes and Michael Sembello, song hype-stickered glossy picture sleeve featuring the classic image of Jennifer Beals. The sleeve has a small seam split to the top and the vinyl appears in barely played condition CANH5)