Written by Patti Pauley
Any horror movie enthusiast can pretty much agree in unison that both an unsettling and unique musical score is essential to the film’s success and cultural impact within the genre. Can you honestly imagine The Exorcist without Tubular Bells? Or JAWS without that score from John Williams? What a negative thought to have isn’t it? Horror movie soundtracks can be just as popular and iconic as the film it represents itself. Soundtracks such as films from The Silence of the Lambs, or The Fly tend to serve as huge stress decompression and horror soundtrack extraordinaires Varèse Sarabande tend to agree. The established musical collection company is releasing the ultimate horror movie soundtrack appropriately titled The Little Box of Horrors, and it so , so glorious.
This boxed collection of 12 classic horror soundtracks contain music from films never before released and reissues of out of print soundtracks; therefore it really is a treasure trove for horror music fans everywhere! Included in this pretty rad retro carrying case, is a 24-page booklet by Randell Larson, and has a set price of $99.00. Check out the contained soundtracks below!
Deadly Friend by Charles Bernstein
Dracula 2000 by Marco Beltrami
The Fly by Howard Shore
The Hidden by Michael Convertino
Maniac by Jay Chattaway
The Mephisto Waltz / The Other by Jerry Goldsmith
Mimic: Deluxe Edition by Marco Beltrami
A Nightmare on Elm Street by Charles Bernstein
Pumpkinhead by Richard Stone
Scream: Deluxe Edition by Marco Beltrami
The Serpent And The Rainbow by Brad Fiedel
The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde by Bob Cobert
Head on over to the Varèse Sarabande website on November 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM to claim your collector’s box and complete your horror soundtrack selection!