2018's Halloween, directed by David Gordon Green, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, and with music by series creator John Carpenter (along with his son and godson, Cody Carpenter and Daniel Davies) was a critical and box-office smash. It grossed $159 million against a $10 million budget, becoming the most profitable Halloween movie since the 1978 original. The soundtrack album was a hit, too, debuting at #12 on the Billboard Albums chart and #2 on the vinyl chart, on its way to becoming one of the most successful movie soundtracks of the last decade. One year later, Sacred Bones Records is pleased to present an expanded edition of the soundtrack, including more than 28 additional minutes of music from the film and presenting a more complete, immersive listening experience. The additional material included on the expanded edition adds at total of 24 cues to the album, spread across two more sides of vinyl on the deluxe double LP version. The LP also has all-new art and lavish packaging, including an optical-illusion lenticular sleeve that makes the flames around Michael Myers's mask dance when you slide it off the record jacket. For diehard fans of the Halloween series, collectors of John Carpenter's music, or anyone who wants to hear even more of the incredible score to this movie, this expanded edition is a must-buy. ABOUT THE SOUNDTRACK: The soundtrack pays homage to the classic Halloween score that Carpenter composed and recorded in 1978, when he forever changed the course of horror cinema and synthesizer music with his low-budget masterpiece. Several new versions of the iconic main theme serve as the pulse of Green's film, its familiar 5/4 refrain stabbing through the soundtrack like the Shape's knife. The rest of the soundtrack is just as enthralling, incorporating everything from atmospheric synth whooshes to eerie piano-driven pieces to skittering electronic percussion. While the new score was made with a few more resources than Carpenter's famously shoestring original, its musical spirit was preserved.
Tracklist: 01. Intro 02. Aaron Meets Michael 03. Halloween Theme 04. Laurie's Theme 05. Aaron and Dana Enter Laurie's Compound 06. Laurie's Past 07. Prison Montage 08. Laurie Breaks Down 09. Karen's Flashback 10. Lumpy Explores Crash 11. Michael Kills 12. Hawkins Arrives At Crash Site 13. Dana's in the Shower 14. The Story of Judith's Death 15. The Gas Station 16. Michael Kills Again 17. Gas Station Aftermath 18. The Shape Returns 19. The Boogeyman 20. The Shape Kills 21. Hawkins Called to Babysitter's House 22. Laurie Sees The Shape 23. Babysitter Aftermath 24. Sartain Meets Laurie 25. Looking for Allyson 26. Wrought Iron Fence 27. The Shape Hunts Allyson 28. Talking To Cops 29. Allyson Discovered 30. Gun Closet 31. Halloween Theme (I've Got Eyes) 32. Sartain's Gone Mad 33. Say Something 34. Through The Woods 35. Ray's Goodbye 36. The Shape Attacks Laurie 37. The Shape Is Monumental 38. Searching for the Shape 39. Mannequin Panic 40. Death Drum 41. The Shape and Laurie Fight 42. The Grind 43. Trap The Shape 44. The Shape Burns 45. Halloween Triumphant
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