Special Edition OF 1000 UNITS
AHI Records, to become written by BUYSOUNDTRAX Records, is going to be releasing a unique 30th Anniversary Edition of HALLOWEEN II. The soundtrack features music composed & done by John Carpenter (HALLOWEEN, Avoid NEW You are able to) in colaboration with Alan Howarth (THE LOST EMPIRE, HEADLESS) for that 1981 cult horror follow up directed by Ron Rosenthal, compiled by John Carpenter and Debra Hill, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Jesse Pleasance, Lance Guest, Nancy Stephens, Pamela Shoop, Tawny Moyer, Leo Rossi and legendary stuntman Dick Warlock because the Shape.
HALLOWEEN II is really a direct follow up towards the first film, set on a single nights October 31, 1978 within the imaginary Midwest capital of scotland- Haddonfield, because the apparently indestructible Michael Myers follows his intended victim Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) to some nearby hospital. Created on the shoestring budget and released in 1978, the initial HALLOWEEN earned over 47 million dollars in the box office, which makes it probably the most effective independent films for several years. With this particular tremendous success, it might simply be dependent on time until there is a follow up. As the first film was created individually associated with a major studios, the follow up was created by Universal, with full creative control at the disposal of John Carpenter and Debra Hill.
The film’s score is really a variation of John Carpenter s compositions for that first HALLOWEEN, specially the primary theme’s familiar piano tune performed inside a 5/4 time rhythm. This time around, the score was performed on synthesizer organs instead of on piano. With this special 30th Anniversary Edition of HALLOWEEN II, the initial 1981 album presentation is incorporated, recently remastered. Additionally, a unique suite of seven tracks continues to be prepared, composed from the entire film score sequenced in chronological order and including formerly unreleased music. Additionally, Alan Howarth has contributed exclusive notes for that guide.
Alan Howarth, additionally to as being a composer, is definitely an accomplished seem designer and editor, getting labored on films for example Star Wars: THE Movie, POLTERGEIST, TOTAL RECALL, ARMY OF DARKNESS, BRAM STOKER S DRACULA, STARGATE and many more. He is a frequent music collaborator with John Carpenter on his films starting with Avoid NEW You are able to in 1980 and including HALLOWEEN II & III, CHRISTINE, BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA, THEY LIVE and PRINCE OF DARKNESS and Alan has scored many films by himself, such as the LOST EMPIRE, RETRIBUTION, HALLOWEEN 4 & 5, THE Dental professional, HEADLESS, BOO! And, most lately, EVILUTION and BASEMENT JACK.