Ennio Morricone’s The Thing score is being reissued on vinyl

The classic original score to John Carpenter’s 1982 film is being released via Waxwork Records.


Tom Williams

John Carpenter’s The Thing is rightly regarded as one of the most influential genre movies ever made – you may have noticed posters for the film plastered on the kids’ bedroom walls in Stranger Things – and its enduring appeal is in part down to its phenomenal soundtrack by legendary Italian composer Ennio Morricone.

Now this super rare soundtrack is set to be reissued on vinyl courtesy of horror soundtrack specialists Waxwork Records, who announced the news via their Instagram page. The release date and exact track list are yet to be announced, so we don’t know whether it will be a carbon copy of the original soundtrack or perhaps an updated collaborative effort with Carpenter himself. Either way, this is very exciting news for vinyl fans.

Published 13 Dec 2016

Tags: Ennio Morricone John Carpenter

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