John Carpenter re-records classic film themes

John Carpenter Anthology

John Carpenter has announced details of Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998, a collection of his classic movie themes, set for release on 20th October via Sacred Bones.

The album collects 13 themes from Carpenter’s career together on one volume for the first time. Each theme has been newly recorded with the same collaborators that Carpenter worked with on his Lost Themes studio albums: his son, Cody Carpenter, and godson, Daniel Davies.


1. In the Mouth of Madness
2. Assault on Precinct 13
3. The Fog
4. Prince of Darkness
5. Santiago (Vampires)
6. Escape From New York
7. Halloween
8. Porkchop Express (Big Trouble in Little China)
9. They Live
10. The Thing
11. Starman
12. Dark Star
13. Christine


In addition to CD, black LP and digital version, ‘Anthology…’ will be available on the following limited edition colour vinyl formats:

– DELUXE LP w/ 7″ – “CHRISTINE RED” – 3000 units (exclusively available in stores outside of the US)
– DELUXE LP w/ 7″ –  “THE FOG OVER ANTONIO BAY” – 2000 units (exclusively available in US stores)
– COLOUR LP – “ANTI-GOD GREEN” – 500 units (exclusively available through Sacred Bones mail-order)
– DELUXE LP w/ 7″ – “HALLOWEEN ORANGE” – 500 units (exclusively available via Sacred Bones mail-order)
– DELUXE LP w/ 7″ – “DARK STAR DEEP SPACE” – 500 units (exclusively available on tour)
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