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The Music of Candyman Soundtrack

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  • Audio CD (6 Mar. 2002)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Soundtrack
  • Label: Orange Mountain
  • ASIN: B00005QFLQ
  • Other Editions: Audio CD
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 128,831 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)
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Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. Music Box
  2. Candyman Suite
  3. Daniel's Flashback (From Candyman II)
  4. The Slave Quarters (From Candyman II)
  5. Annie's Theme (From Candyman II)
  6. All Falls Apart (From Candyman II)
  7. The Demise of Candyman (From Candyman II)
  8. Reverend's Walk (From Candyman II)

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The recordings found on this CD are the original score recordings for the films Candyman and the sequel, Candyman II: Farewell to the Flesh. The cues have been remixed to better suit home stereo playback. The score for Candyman II: Farewell to the Flesh was built from the original Candyman cues plus the extra music represented on this disk

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Philip Glass has never been what you'd call a prolific composer for film, but when the horror genre called, he answered immediately and in style. Although behind-the-scenes politics turned the first Candyman into something of a stalk-'n'-slash flick, the music does wonders for its faux mythological premise. The delicate "Music Box" motif which is in fact "Helen's Theme", is the central pivot of what is a cyclic tale of destiny. Revolving around upon itself, it perfectly characterises a legend foretold. Almost every other cue is dominated by chorus, who in chanting repetitively add weight to the sense of inescapable doom. Several other motifs swim around, such as the gorgeous "Floating Candyman", and then they're given resolution in "It Was Always You, Helen". It doesn't end there however, since the album then seamlessly blends into the few additional cues Glass was talked into providing for the inevitable sequel. Apart from some bold use of church organ, the best cue is "All Falls Apart" with its sit-up-and-take-notice beeping effect. Ending on a remix of "Helen's Theme", this is an extremely well-conceptualised album. Just don't look at the disc and say the name aloud five times... --Paul Tonks

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The Music of Candyman is a welcome release from the Glass back catalogue and is an example of one of the finest musical scores of the las 20 years. The film Candyman has a cult following and is a highly regarded work of filmic horror, much of this being down to the superb Glass score. Haunting piano melodies, ghostly choirs and some very gothic organs combine to create an intense sound once heard, never forgotten. This music has not been available previously and I would thoroughly recommend that you buy this, just don't listen alone!
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Finally got around to buying this; years ago one of the beautiful pieces of music from the first movie got stuck in my head. The album combines music from the first two movies, the music from the second half of the album, which is from the 2nd movie, is just as good as the first half, and contains one of my fave. Glass pieces; track 10 Annie's Theme. If you love Satie-type piano pieces and gothic-type choir music you will probably love this, and it's a good introduciton to Philip Glass.
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This is all organ or piano with choir/chorus - which gives the very gothic sound. Remixed for home stereo (rather than cinema surround sound) this asmelodic as Glass gets - kind of Kraftwerk goes gothic.
A littlechallenging but not too extreme if you like traditional Organ and Chorus(lots of loud Ahhhhhs).
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It has become a classic, Phillip Glass still makes money from this iconic score. A masterpiece of a score really chilling. 5 stars it deserved an oscar nomination it transcends the film. It really matches the mood , atmospherics , & tragedy of the film.
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