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.
BARRY GRAY Fireball XL5 (2021 UK limited edition 24-track 2-LP pressed on Translucent Orange Vinyl, the soundtrack to the 1962 series Fireball XL5. Set in 2062 the series followed the exploits of the eponymous spaceship commanded by Colonel Steve Zodiac of the World Space Patrol. Composer Barry Gray’s jazzy style is supplemented by the use of an electronically augmented keyboard, the Ondes Martenot, creating the other-worldly atmosphere which became synonymous with the sci-fi series. This fourth LP in the ongoing series follows Supercar, UFO and of course, Thunderbirds. Gatefold picture sleeve SILLP1595).
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Rawhead Rex (2021 UK limited edition 15-track 2-LP on Silva Screen Records, the score album for the 1986 horror movie pressed on Stained Glass Red Vinyl. Penned by composer Colin Towns,Rawhead Rex is a nuanced and lush horror score from a hugely talented composer at his best. Based on a short story by Clive Barker (Hellraiser), the Demon, alive for millennia and trapped in the depths of hell, is unleashed on a sleepy local farming community and the only one that can stop Rawhead’s bloody rampage is the historian, desperately racing against time! Housed in a gatefold picture sleeve, a first time release for this long-awaited soundtrack!).
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Amadeus (1984 UK 16-track double LP, featuring music from the soundtrack for the movie about the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, recorded at EMI Abbey Road Studios, gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve & vinyl remain in excellent condition LONDP6).
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- Original Soundtrack - Cry Freedom - UK - vinyl LP - £18.00, $24.66, €21.24 (New Item) (arrived 19-Oct-2021 11:23)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Cry Freedom (1987 UK 18-track vinyl LP featuring the music from the original soundtrack to the film starring Denzel Washington, featuring music by George Fenton and Jonas Gwangwa, gatefold picture sleeve featuring stills from the film and bio/tracklisting inside. The sleeve shows minimal shelfwear and the vinyl looks barely played MCG6029)
- Original Soundtrack - Willow - UK - vinyl LP - £20.00, $27.40, €23.60 (New Item) (arrived 11-Oct-2021 11:41)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Willow (1988 UK 8-track LP, scored by legendary American film composer, James Horner. The picture sleeve has minor wear and the picture inner is in supberb condition. The vinyl looks barely played. A great copy! V2538)
- 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 - 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 - 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)
- Original Soundtrack - More Dirty Dancing - German - vinyl LP - £15.00, $20.55, €17.70 (New Item) (arrived 08-Oct-2021 12:39)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK More Dirty Dancing (1988 German 15-track vinyl LP featuring more music from the 'Dirty Dancing' movie, including classic hits from Otis Redding, The Drifters, The Contours & more. The glossy picture sleeve has stills from the scenes in which the songs feature and shows just a little shelfwear but comes with illustrated inner. The sleeve has light wear and the vinyl looks barely played BL86965)
- Original Soundtrack - Dirty Dancing - German - vinyl LP - £20.00, $27.40, €23.60 (New Item) (arrived 08-Oct-2021 12:41)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Dirty Dancing (1987 German 12-track LP featuring I've Had The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes, Be My Baby by the Ronettes and She's Like The Wind by Patrick Swayze plus more; glossy picture sleeve with credits inner. The sleeve has some storagewear and edgewear while the vinyl is excellent with only a few signs of play BL86408)
- Original Soundtrack - Angel Heart - UK - vinyl LP - £20.00, $27.40, €23.60 (New Item) (arrived 11-Oct-2021 12:18)
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Angel Heart (1987 UK 11-track LP featuring the music from the soundtrack to the cult movie, an excellent neo-noir psychological horror starring Mickey Rourke & Robert De Niro, with atmospheric music composed by Trevor Joneswith Courtney Pine on saxophone. The glossy picture sleeve & vinyl remain in Excellent condition with minimal shelf wear & few signs of play AN8709)