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  • w10032

    best original movie soundtrack! (2)

    April 2014
  • mk741

    Hm, didn't know he actually made an appearance in the film.

    August 2012
  • Nightsomatic

    Gently, gently, Johnny, Johnny, my jigaloo

    January 2012
  • alcobeat

    Become a pagan!

    June 2011
  • hop3l3ss

    brilliant блять.

    May 2011
  • grphxstud

    A party in my ears.

    May 2011
  • plimijica

    wow

    January 2011
  • mxgtr6

    best original movie soundtrack!

    December 2010
  • manonadune

    It is one of the great losses to music history that we are left us with so little of his music.

    April 2010
  • mcbirdo

    I want to be a pagan!

    January 2010
  • beltanewoman

    YES!

    October 2009
  • home6alien

    >pagan folk, apocalyptic folk. I lol'd, guys

    August 2009
  • balthcat

    @nanapo: From what I can tell from websites, the original 99 minute cut is lost, period. The 85(?) minute (and most reviled) cut is the only one surviving intact. A 94(?) minute version was recut from the 85(?) minute, and addition footage from VHS(?) or other imperfect material. That, I believe, is what is now labelled the "director's cut" version. I found a link that summarised this on http://www.wicker-man.com/

    June 2009
  • Channel4film

    Classic film, classic score - and he did it all in seven weeks! Clever git.

    May 2009
  • nanapo

    "though why they used the cut that butchered the film is beyond me" Have they found the outtakes or is there an even more cut version than the one that was initially released?

    April 2009
  • Nick1471

    The Wicker Man is a great film and the opening song is soo chilling to me.

    April 2009
  • jackmoore1987

    Willow's song = beautiful.

    April 2009
  • ioann665

    Here's 320 kbps mp3 with full booklet scan: http://atleastwehope.blogspot.com/2008/12/wicker-man-ost-paul-giovanni.html

    February 2009
  • johnny_glasgow

    Classic film. Classic soundtrack. But just an ordinary Halloween in Arran.

    October 2008
  • thereofone

    This is one of the most life affirming albums ever recorded.

    June 2008
  • Classicsquid592

    Thank you so much!

    April 2008
  • ManAmongstRuins

    Classicsquid: The first song heard over the opening credits of The Wicker Man is a rendition of a ballad written by the Scottish poet Robert Burns ( 1759-1796 ). The Highland Widow's Lament is believed to be inspired by the massacre at Glen Coe ( whose name roughly translates into modern English as the 'narrow creek' mentioned in the lyrics ).

    April 2008
  • Classicsquid592

    An amazing film, does anyone know anything about the song playing at the opening? All the soundtrack says is opening music is it traditional? If so, what era, what region, and who else has done it? (in response to Ascensionday... only three tracks have any dialogue from the film, and I only found it distracting in one case. All of it was quite appropriate, really...)

    April 2008
  • mcbirdo

    miraculous

    March 2008
  • ascensionday

    So one version has irritating noise from the film over all of the songs, and the other has a different recording of Willow's Song...argh! Just release a version with master recordings of the versions used in the film!

    November 2007
  • undrentide72

    saw it at the cinema last night as part of the BFI's Summer of film, though why they used the cut that butchered the film is beyond me. Still it was nice to hear the soundtrack in all its glory

    August 2007
  • Goblim

    Reverence the sacrifice!

    June 2007
  • baltasound

    Killer...soundtrack.

    May 2007
  • ludymylla

    the best soundtrack forever

    May 2007
  • toxicfan

    oh god....oh jesus chriiiist!!!

    October 2006
  • albinusmaximus

    a great soundtrack for a great film!

    September 2006
  • IAJP

    Oh my word! The masks..!

    August 2006