INVADERS FROM MARS (2 CD SET)

Christopher Young
& David Storrs
Label: Intrada Signature Edition ISE1024
Date: 1986
Time: 2:14:27
Tracks: 23
Label: Intrada Signature Edition ISE1024
Date: 1986
Tracks: 23
Time: 134:27

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Wow! World premiere 2-CD set of both complete soundtracks for Tobe Hooper remake of durable sci-fi/nightmare tale, starring Karen Black, Timothy Bottoms, Louise Fletcher. CD 1 premieres complete Christopher Young orchestral score with warm, pastorale music plus dynamic action music on display. Following is complete (and largely unused) Christopher Young electronic score featuring intense, cerebral soundscapes utilizing multiple layers of complex sound. CD 2 premieres complete synthesizer replacement score by David Storrs with abundance of other-worldly ideas utilizing somewhat more tonal vocabulary. (Highlights of Storrs score were previously available on Enigma label LP only.) Following is bonus remastered presentation of special "collage" Young fashioned for Edel label in 1991, utilizing 5 excerpts from his synthesizer score, substantially re-worked into vivid 34-minute concert piece. Both complete Young & Storrs scores presented in dynamic stereo from original multi-track session masters vaulted at MGM! Paul Francis Witt conducts orchestral music, Christopher Young & David Storrs perform respective electronic scores. Intrada Signature Edition limited to 1200 copies! SOLD OUT!

Orchestral Score by Christopher Young
01. Original Intro and Main Title (3:06) Hear This Track
02. Stargazing (1:44)
03. Forces Gear Up (2:28)
04. Marines Enter Tunnel (2:55) Hear This Track
05. End Credits (3:35)

Total Time = 13:59

Synthesizer Score by Christopher Young
06. Ship Landing (4:29)
07. Mrs. McKeltch (14:36) Hear This Track
08. David and Linda In School (5:21)
09. Parents Arrive At Base (6:06)
10. Aftermath (5:23) Hear This Track
11. Dead Martians (4:20)
12. Save Linda (4:16)

Total Time = 44:47

Total Time (CD 1) = 58:57

Synthesizer Score by David Storrs
01. Invaders From Mars (2:04) Hear This Track
02. Ship Lands (3:04) Hear This Track
03. David and Ed Show Up (5:09)
04. Mom and Dad Act Funny (4:12)
05. Mrs. McKeltch's Neck (3:12)
06. Van Ride Into Tunnels (3:44)
07. Marine Base (2:33)
08. Explosive Truck (3:02)
09. First Contact (5:14)
10. Supreme Intelligence (8:23) Hear This Track

Total Time = 41:03

Invaders From Mars Collage by Christopher Young
11. Invaders: Musique Concrete [Five Movements From Invaders From Mars] (34:27) Hear This Track

Total Time (CD 2) = 75:30

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  • Wow! World premiere 2-CD set of both complete soundtracks for Tobe Hooper remake of durable sci-fi/nightmare tale, starring Karen Black, Timothy Bottoms, Louise Fletcher. CD 1 premieres complete Christopher Young orchestral score with warm, pastorale music plus dynamic action music on display. Following is complete (and largely unused) Christopher Young electronic score featuring intense, cerebral soundscapes utilizing multiple layers of complex sound. CD 2 premieres complete synthesizer replacement score by David Storrs with abundance of other-worldly ideas utilizing somewhat more tonal vocabulary. (Highlights of Storrs score were previously available on Enigma label LP only.) Following is bonus remastered presentation of special "collage" Young fashioned for Edel label in 1991, utilizing 5 excerpts from his synthesizer score, substantially re-worked into vivid 34-minute concert piece. Both complete Young & Storrs scores presented in dynamic stereo from original multi-track session masters vaulted at MGM! Paul Francis Witt conducts orchestral music, Christopher Young & David Storrs perform respective electronic scores. Intrada Signature Edition limited to 1200 copies!
  • Orchestral Score by Christopher Young
    01. Original Intro and Main Title (3:06) Hear This Track
    02. Stargazing (1:44)
    03. Forces Gear Up (2:28)
    04. Marines Enter Tunnel (2:55) Hear This Track
    05. End Credits (3:35)

    Total Time = 13:59

    Synthesizer Score by Christopher Young
    06. Ship Landing (4:29)
    07. Mrs. McKeltch (14:36) Hear This Track
    08. David and Linda In School (5:21)
    09. Parents Arrive At Base (6:06)
    10. Aftermath (5:23) Hear This Track
    11. Dead Martians (4:20)
    12. Save Linda (4:16)

    Total Time = 44:47

    Total Time (CD 1) = 58:57

    Synthesizer Score by David Storrs
    01. Invaders From Mars (2:04) Hear This Track
    02. Ship Lands (3:04) Hear This Track
    03. David and Ed Show Up (5:09)
    04. Mom and Dad Act Funny (4:12)
    05. Mrs. McKeltch's Neck (3:12)
    06. Van Ride Into Tunnels (3:44)
    07. Marine Base (2:33)
    08. Explosive Truck (3:02)
    09. First Contact (5:14)
    10. Supreme Intelligence (8:23) Hear This Track

    Total Time = 41:03

    Invaders From Mars Collage by Christopher Young
    11. Invaders: Musique Concrete [Five Movements From Invaders From Mars] (34:27) Hear This Track

    Total Time (CD 2) = 75:30