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 - Vanishing Point - UK - vinyl LP - £40.00, $54.80, €47.20 (New Item) (arrived 18-Oct-2021 09:37)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Vanishing Point (Rare 1971 UK 14-track stereo LP, featuring music from the soundtrack to the cult film with leading actor Barry Newman as Kowalski. Includes songs by Delaney & Bonnie, Mountain, Jimmy Bowen & more, great front laminated picture sleeve. The sleeve shows light wear, mainly to the unlaminated reverse and the vinyl is Excellent with little sign of play. Primal Scream fans might also want to get involved! SHU8420)
- Original Soundtrack - Taxi Driver - UK - vinyl LP - £30.00, $41.10, €35.40 (New Item) (arrived 07-Oct-2021 11:09)
BERNARD HERRMANN Taxi Driver (1976 UK 10-track vinyl LP of Herrmann's fabulously menacing & atmospheric score to the classic Martin Scorsese film starring Robert De Niro, his last work as Bernard passed away soon after the recording, picture sleeve with deletion punch hole. The sleeve shows just a little ring wear & is otherwise in excellent condition & the vinyl looks barely played ARTY132)
- Original Soundtrack - A Little Night Music - US - vinyl LP - £12.00, $16.44, €14.16 (New Item) (arrived 06-Oct-2021 14:41)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK A Little Night Music (1978 US 10-track vinyl LP, with tracks by Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Rigg, Len Cariuo and others, picture sleeve. The sleeve is still in its opened shrinkwrap and the vinyl appears barely played JS35333)
- Original Soundtrack - Valentino - UK - vinyl LP - £10.00, $13.70, €11.80 (New Item) (arrived 06-Oct-2021 14:54)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Valentino (1977 UK 16-track vinyl LP, the soundtrack to the Ken Russell bio-pic of the silent screen star with orchestration by Stanley Black, fully laminated picture sleeve. Both the sleeve & vinyl are Excellent with little sign of play or wear UAS30120)
- Original Soundtrack - Show Boat / Lovely To Look At - UK - vinyl LP - £10.00, $13.70, €11.80 (New Item) (arrived 06-Oct-2021 15:01)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Show Boat / Lovely To Look At (1974 UK 14-track vinyl LP, a double-bill of Howard Keel musicals, picture sleeve. The sleeve shows light wear and the vinyl appears barely played)
- Original Soundtrack - Funny Face - US - vinyl LP - £10.00, $13.70, €11.80 (New Item) (arrived 06-Oct-2021 17:19)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Funny Face (1978 US 12-track vinyl LP, the score featuring Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn, gatefold picture sleeve with great four-page insert featuring photographs from the movie. The sleeve shows light wear and the vinylhas minimal sign of play DS-15001)
- Original Soundtrack - Quest For Fire - UK - vinyl LP - £12.00, $16.44, €14.16 (New Item) (arrived 06-Oct-2021 17:46)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Quest For Fire (1982 UK 14-track LP featuring the music from the soundtrack of the film, gatefold picture sleeve with scenes from the film inside. The sleeve shows just some light shelfwear & the vinyl appears barely played RCALP6034)
- Original Soundtrack - Great Epic Film Themes - UK - vinyl LP - £10.00, $13.70, €11.80 (New Item) (arrived 07-Oct-2021 08:59)
VARIOUS Great Epic Film Themes (1969 UK 12-track LP compilation, featuring original soundtrack & hit music themes from twelve classic film epics including Ben-Hur, Gone With The Wind, The Ten Commandments, The Charge Of The Light Brigade & more. The front sleeve shows minimal edge wear & the vinyl looks barely played SLS50243)
- Original Soundtrack - Captain Horatio Hornblower - US - vinyl LP - £8.00, $10.96, €9.44 (New Item) (arrived 07-Oct-2021 11:04)
ROBERT FARNON conducts THE LONDON FESTIVAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Captain Horatio Hornblower (1979 US 4-track LP, featuring the star soloist, Raymond Cohen, pasted picture sleeve with Varese Sarabande distribution inner. Both the sleeve & vinyl are near mint CT7009)
- Original Soundtrack - That'll Be The Day - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £15.00, $20.55, €17.70 (New Item) (arrived 07-Oct-2021 12:38)
VARIOUS That'll Be The Day (1973 UK double vinyl LP featuring forty tracks based on the movie, including Bobby Vee & The Crickets, Billy Fury, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Everly Brothers, David Essex and Viv Stanshall, gatefold picture sleeve with movie stills inside. The sleeve has some light ring and edgewear, whilst the vinyl shows the odd light hairline and remains in excellent condition MR2002/3)