Jump to content

Sign up for a free account to remove the pop-up ads

Signing up for an account is fast and free. As a member you can join in the conversation, enter contests and remove the pop-up ads that guests get. Click here to create your free account.

- - - - -

Full soundtracks

  • You cannot start a new topic
  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 of 4 OFFLINE   Scott Burke

Scott Burke

    Second Unit

  • 443 posts
  • Join Date: Nov 27 2000
  • Real Name:Scott B.
  • LocationUnited States

Posted April 16 2014 - 07:44 PM

Why do studios not release the full two hour soundtrack of a movie? Why do they just release "highlights" of one? I only know of one soundtrack that was released in its entirety "the Incredible Hulk" I'm sure there are more but that is all I am aware of. But again, why not do this for all movie soundtracks?

#2 of 4 OFFLINE   Neil Middlemiss

Neil Middlemiss


  • 3,091 posts
  • Join Date: Nov 15 2001
  • Real Name:Neil Middlemiss

Posted April 17 2014 - 06:04 AM

I think it has to do with economics mostly, though I am often at a loss at just how short a score release (if a movie gets one nowadays) can be.


But having said that, there is a terrific niche market for expanded and complete scores for many great films/scores. Head to LaLaLand Records for one of the best collections out there (expanded and complete scores for movies like Wyatt Earp, Eraser, Broken Arrow, Matrix: Reloaded, Matrix: Revolutions, The Fury, Home Alone, Hook, 1941, and many, many more). Other labels like Intrada, Kritzerland, and Quartet Records cover other scores (Golden Age through newer) and do exceedingly well.


If you want to get a good sense for what's available (many labels), simply persue Screenarchives.com for the glory of scores, young and old, repressings, re-releases, expanded and complete.

"Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science" – Edwin Hubble
My DVD Collection

#3 of 4 OFFLINE   Scott Burke

Scott Burke

    Second Unit

  • 443 posts
  • Join Date: Nov 27 2000
  • Real Name:Scott B.
  • LocationUnited States

Posted April 21 2014 - 01:18 PM


#4 of 4 OFFLINE   Marty M

Marty M


  • 2,920 posts
  • Join Date: Dec 06 1998

Posted June 30 2014 - 12:50 PM

I, too would like to give my endorsement to LaLa Land Records. I recently purchased the expanded version of the soundtrack to Grand Canyon. Intrada is another great label for soundtracks. They seem to specialize in producing CDs for soundtracks that had no CD release on the movie's original release. I have purchased the soundtrack to Hoosiers, a two-disc set of White Fang that includes both soundtracks to the movie.


My real find was recently purchasing the Intrada soundtrack to the movie In Country by James Horner. I had been wanting a CD of this ever since I first saw the movie back in the 90s. It is a great soundtrack. Sadly, since Intrada only produces a limited number of copies, In Country has been discontinued. I highly recommend trying to find a used copy.

Lawn Ranger Motto: You're only young once, but you can be always be immature.

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users