John Carpenter to Drop ANTHOLOGY: MOVIE THEMES 1974-1998 LP this October!

23 August 2017

Legendary genre filmmaker and composer, John Carpenter will release ANTHOLOGY: MOVIE THEMES 1974-1998 to Vinyl & CD on October 20.

ANTHOLOGY: MOVIE THEMES 1974-1998 collects thirteen classic themes from Carpenter’s illustrious career together on one volume for the first time. Each theme has been newly recorded with the same collaborators that Carpenter worked with on his two hit LOST THEMES studio albums: his son, Cody Carpenter and godson, Daniel Davies.


The release will be issued in four variations and they are as follows:

Deluxe Limited Edition:
Edition of 500 hand-numbered copies, comes with 7″ including the themes ‘March of the Children’ (VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED)” & ‘Body Bags’ (BODY BAGS), on ‘Halloween Orange’ coloured vinyl and a full set of 13 7″x7″ prints by Chris Bilheimer featuring new art for each of the thirteen themes on the album.

Limited Edition:
Edition of 500 hand-numbered copies, comes with alternate screen-printed wrap around sleeve, ‘Anti-God Green’ coloured vinyl and one randomly chosen 7″x7″ print by Chris Bilheimer featuring new art for one of the themes on the album.

The other two variations are the retails editions being a Standard Black Vinyl & CD.

The Track List is as follows:

1. In the Mouth of Madness
2. Assault on Precinct 13
3. The Fog
4. Prince of Darkness
5. Santiago (Vampires)
6. Escape from New York
7. Halloween
8. Porkchop Express (Big Trouble in Little China)
9. They Live
10. The Thing
11. Starman
12. Dark Star
13. Christine

You can pre-order it here now via the Sacred Bones Records website.

While you wait for the October 20th release date, you can stream Carpenter’s IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS track here in the interim: