There’s nothing quite like a mood-setting score to bring a movie to life. Whether it’s a classic by Ennio Morricone, a grandiose score from John Williams, or a harrowing trip from Goblin, soundtracks are important. They have almost created their own subset of the record collecting community that desperately seeks out rare and unusual soundtracks, which we have plenty of in stock and ready to be added to your collection.
We’ve hand-picked three highlights below, and the rest of our catalogue can be seen at eil.com.
STAR WARS Star Wars (1977 UK second issue 16-track double LP soundtrack composed & conducted by John Williams & performed by the London Symphony Orchestra, circular hype-stickered gatefold picture sleeve with twelve colour scene selections printed inside & insert. The sleeve is Excellent with only a little minor shelf wear and scuffing, while both vinyl discs appear barely played, the force is strong with this one BTD541).
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Live & Let Die (Late 70s early 80s US issue 17-track vinyl LP, featuring music from the soundtrack to the classic Bond movie, including the title track by Paul McCartney & Wings with the rest of the music composed & conducted by George Martin, ‘Roger Moore’ gatefold picture sleeve and record company inner. The deletion-cut sleeve displays just light wear and the vinyl looks barely played UA-LA100-G).
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Beaches (1988 German 10-track LP featuring the classic soundtrack to the motion picture, with tracks including Under The Boardwalk & the award-winning smash hit, Wind Beneath My Wings, glossy picture sleeve with beige inner. The sleeve shows little wear and the vinyl has just a few light hairline scuffs to indicate play).
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- Original Soundtrack - The Fall Of The Roman Empire - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $18.60, €17.10 (New Item) (arrived 27-Jan-2023 13:43)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK The Fall Of The Roman Empire (1964 UK 16-track stereo vinyl LP on the rough textured orange CBS label, front laminated flipback picture sleeve. The sleeve shows minimal wear and the vinyl appears barely played SBPG6227)
- Original Soundtrack - The Eddy Duchin Story - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $18.60, €17.10 (New Item) (arrived 22-Jan-2023 13:29)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK The Eddy Duchin Story (1958 UK 12-track deep groove stereo LP - a wonderful soundtrack to the Columbia Pictures movie starring Tyrone Power & Kim Novak, featuring the piano of Carmen Cavallaro. Comes housed in a delicate front laminated sleeve with 'scalloped' flipbacks & a small date annotation to the reverse. The sleeve & vinyl remain in excellent condition STA3005)
- Original Soundtrack - Lipstick On Your Collar - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $18.60, €17.10 (New Item) (arrived 22-Jan-2023 12:53)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Lipstick On Your Collar (1993 UK 28-track LP, the score to the Dennis Potter series, featuring tracks by Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Gene Vincent, Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino, The Platters & more. The picture sleeve & vinyl are in excellent condition)
- Original Soundtrack - Ruthless People - gold stamp - UK - vinyl LP - £10.00, $12.40, €11.40 (New Item) (arrived 22-Jan-2023 13:02)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Ruthless People (1986 UK advance issue of the 10-track LP with stock labels, featuring the music from the soundtrack to the movie, including tracks by Mick Jagger, Luther Vandross, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel & more. Thepicture sleeve shows little of its age & has a gold 'Not For Sale' stamp on the back for review ahead of release. The vinyl appears barely played EPC70299)
- Original Soundtrack - It's All Happening - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £15.00, $18.60, €17.10 (New Item) (arrived 22-Jan-2023 13:04)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK It's All Happening (1963 UK 13-track mono vinyl LP on the blue & black label, including songs by Russ Conway, Tommy Steele & many more, great front laminated flipback cartoon picture sleeve with detailed notes on the back. The sleeve has only minor wear with light discolouring to the unlaminated back while the vinyl looks seldom played 33SX1537)
- Original Soundtrack - Carmen Jones - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $18.60, €17.10 (New Item) (arrived 22-Jan-2023 13:06)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Carmen Jones (1958 UK 12-track mono LP on the black & silver deep groove label, featuring the Bizet music from the 1954 Otto Preminger film with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, as conducted by Herschel B. Gilbert & starringHarry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James & Joe Adams, front laminated flipback picture sleeve. The thin sleeve is Excellent with some ring wear ageing, light discolouring & no writing, while the vinyl appears excellent RD-27074)
- Original Soundtrack - American Pop - US - vinyl LP - £10.00, $12.40, €11.40 (New Item) (arrived 22-Jan-2023 13:10)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK American Pop (1981 US 10-track LP featuring a selection of music from the original motion picture soundtrack, including Pat Benatar, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, The Mamas & The Papas & Sam Cooke, pasted picture sleeve with deletion saw-cut. The sleeve & vinyl appear in excellent condition MCA-5201)
- Original Soundtrack - Three For All - UK - vinyl LP - £12.00, $14.88, €13.68 (New Item) (arrived 22-Jan-2023 13:23)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Three For All (1975 UK 18-track LP, featuring the music from the soundtrack to the British musical comedy film directed by Martin Campbell, straight after his classic sex comedy Eskimo Nell! The gatefold picture sleeve is Excellent with minimal age wear & the vinyl appears barely played DJLPS448)
- Original Soundtrack - Silent Running - Sealed - US - vinyl LP - £35.00, $43.40, €39.90 (New Item) (arrived 22-Jan-2023 13:25)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Silent Running (Sealed 1978 US Varèse Sarabande 12-track LP, featuring music from the soundtrack to the cult science fiction movie, composed & conducted by Peter Schickele & including three songs sung by Joan Baez, fantastic textured picture sleeve. This collector's copy has no deletion cuts & remains factory sealed, the vinyl is mint STV81072)
- Original Soundtrack - Into The Night - gold stamp - US - vinyl LP - £15.00, $18.60, €17.10 (New Item) (arrived 22-Jan-2023 13:39)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Into The Night (1985 US 9-track LP featuring the music from the movie starring Jeff Goldblum & Michelle Pfeiffer, including the guitar playing of the great B.B. King. The picture sleeve has light shelf wear with an advance stamp on the front in gold for review ahead of release. The vinyl is Excellent with a few gentle signs of play MCA-5561)