Wicker Man Soundtrack - Vinyl Record
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- Music On Vinyl
- 180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed
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For many years, this was the holy grail among soundtrack aficionados. This release has been prepared from recently discovered master tapes with a clarity and presence that gives the late Paul Giovanni's haunting music the showcase it has so long deserved.
The Wicker Man is one of the most sought after soundtracks ever! Theis latest version is presented on limited edition colored vinyl, packaged in a lavish gatefold sleeve and includes extensive notes and stills from the movie. A luxurious package that pays homage to what is without doubt one of the most innovative and provocative British cult horror films ever produced.
Containing exclusive material from the later, longer version of the film, including the song Gently Johnny, which was not available on early LP issues. Paul Giovanni, together with Magnet, has created a mysterious and sinister world that has a life of its own nearly 30 years after the film's release. Flutes, lyres, harmonicas, and guitars, mixed in with original and traditional material makes each song totally different, summing up the atmosphere of the movie brilliantly! The Wicker Man is a stunning soundtrack, which all movie buffs and traditional British folk music fans are advised to snap up for your collection!
2. The Landlord's Daughter
3. Gently Johnny
5. Fire Leap
6. The Tinker Of Rye
7. Willow's Song
9. Chop Chop
11. Festival / Mirie It Is / Sumer Is A Cumen In
12. Opening Music / Loving Couples / The Ruined Church
13. The Masks / The Hobby Horse
14. Searching For Rowan
15. Appointment With The Wicker Man
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Vinyl records are able to capture the purest quality of recorded music in true form. This is possible because the initial recording is captured on an analog source (usually tape) for the ultimate in High Fidelity sound, it is then pressed onto virgin vinyl. Analog recordings capture the bottom end (or bass) while adding sweetness to the high end (or treble) better than any digital recording ever could. Analog systems are still commonly used before they are digitally transferred to CD. This means that the sound then is altered in the transfer process when CD's are produced. The word fidelity means accuracy and faithfulness. High Fidelity sound is faithful to the original sound made by the artist, capturing maximum accuracy of what was intended for the listener to hear. Vinyl records capture those sounds for the ultimate High Fidelity listening experience!
180/200 GRAM Vinyl LP
These vinyl records are produced with 180 or 200 grams of high definition premium grade virgin vinyl. This is a higher quality audiophile pressing than the typical vinyl record of 100-120 grams. These limited edition LP's are manufactured with the hi-fi enthusiast in mind. A 180 or 200 gram LP is sometimes also referred to as an audiophile pressing, there is a higher bass response and an even warmer High Fidelity sound. 180 or 200 grams LP's are typically manufactured in limited amounts and are considered collectables, commanding a higher price.
Typically, a vinyl reissue is a repressing of an original LP, usually extracted from the recording's master-tapes. In some cases, reissues are remastered to lower surface noise and improve overall sonics. Reissues help preserve the music of an original recording, especially when original LPs become unavailable or can no longer be found. Reissues can be pressed on a variety of thickness from 150 gram to 200 gram and offer a great opportunity for records collectors to own many classic recordings.
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