Giorgio Moroder ‎– Midnight Express (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Casablanca ‎– NBLP 7114 DJ
Vinyl, LP, Promo, Stereo, Santa Maria Pressing

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A1 Chase 8:24
A2 Love's Theme 5:33
A3 (Theme From) Midnight Express 4:39
B1 Istanbul Blues (Vocal)
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Patrick McClureBass – Rick TierneyDrums, Percussion – Jerry SommersStrings – Fritz Sonnleitner, Sid Sharp*Written By – Oliver Stone, William Hayes (2)Written By, Vocals, Piano, Electric Piano, Clavinet – David Castle
B2 The Wheel 2:24
B3 Istanbul Opening 4:43
B4 Cacophoney 2:58
B5 (Theme From) Midnight Express (Vocal)
Written By – Giorgio MoroderWritten By, Vocals – Chris Bennett

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Songs published by Gold Horizon Music Corp. (BMI) except B1 by Rick's Music, Inc./Gold Horizon Music Corp. (BMI), B5 by Gold Horizon Music Corp./ Rick's Music, Inc. (O.P. Ed.Intro/Say Yes Music) (BMI)

Recorded at: Musicland Studio, Munich; Larrabee Sound, Los Angeles; Westlake Audio, Los Angeles; Allen Zentz, Hollywood.

℗ 1978 Casablanca Record and FilmWorks, Inc.
© 1978 Columbia Pictures

Made in U.S.A.

Soundtrack to Alan Parker's 1978 Columbia Pictures movie "Midnight Express" starring Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, John Hurt and Billy Hayes. Produced by Alan Marshall and David Puttnam. Based on a true story of Bill Hayes, from the same titled book by Billy Hayes and William Hoffer. Screenplay by Oliver Stone.

On May 18th, 1978 "Midnight Express" was shown to an audience of world press at the Cannes Film Festival...43 days later the United States and Turkey entered into formal negotiations for the exchange of prisoners.

The movie won 2 oscars in 1979 (Best Writing, Best Music). This was Moroder's first movie score.

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  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Label): NBLP 7114 AS
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Label): NBLP 7114 BS
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout): 1S NBLP-7114-AS SM-1 AZ CB/2 A5
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout): 1S NBLP-7114-BS SM-1 AZ CB/2 A4