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VangelisBlade Runner

Label:EastWest – 4509-96574-2
Format:
CD, Album
Country:Europe
Released:
Genre:Electronic, Jazz, Stage & Screen
Style:Score, Ambient, Soundtrack

Tracklist

1Main Titles3:42
2Blush Response5:47
3Wait For Me5:27
4Rachel's Song
PerformerMary Hopkin
4:46
5Love Theme
SaxophoneDick Morrisey*
4:56
6One More Kiss, Dear
Lyrics ByPeter Skellern
PerformerDon Percival
3:58
7Blade Runner Blues8:53
8Memories Of Green5:05
9Tales Of The Future
PerformerDemis Roussos
4:46
10Damask Rose2:32
11Blade Runner (End Titles)4:40
12Tears In Rain3:00
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Notes

First pressing of this release, without SID codes yet. Similar to Blade Runner, the only difference is that "Vangelis" is also printed on the spine.
Identical pressing(s) showing SID codes can be found here.

"Most of the music contained in this album originates from recordings I made in London in 1982, whilst working on the score for the film Blade Runner. Finding myself unable to release these recordings at the time, it is with great pleasure that I am able to do so now. Some of the pieces contained will be known to you from the Original Soundtrack of the film, whilst others are appearing here for the first time. Looking back to Ridley Scott's powerful and evocative pictures left me as stimulated as before, and made the recompiling of this music, today, an enjoyable experience." - Vangelis (Athens, April 1994)

Music from the Original Soundtrack. Recorded at Nemo Studios, London
Mastered at "44.1" Paris
Tracks 5, 8 and 11 licensed courtesy of PolyGram International Music BV

℗ 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd.
© 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd.
A Time Warner Company.
The copyright in this sound recording and artwork is owned by Warner Music UK Ltd.
Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe

Film stills courtesy of The Blade Runner Partnership and Warner Bros Pictures

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (UPC-A, Scanned): 745099657420
  • Barcode (UPC-A, Text): 7 4509-96574-2 0
  • Label Code: LC 1557
  • Rights Society (Boxed): GEMA/BIEM
  • Price Code (France): CA851
  • Matrix / Runout: 450996574-2 WME
  • Other (Embossed on mould ring): [Warner's "Big W" logo]
  • Mastering SID Code: none
  • Mould SID Code: none

Other Versions (5 of 86)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Blade Runner (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (CD, Limited Edition, Numbered, Special Edition, Unofficial Release)Off World MusicOWM-93011993
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Blade Runner (CD, Album)EastWest4509-96574-2Europe1994
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Blade Runner - TSO (LP, Album)EastWest, Warner Music Brasil4509-96574-1, 996574Brazil1994
Blade Runner (CD, Album)Atlantic82623-2US1994
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Blade Runner (Music From The Original Soundtrack) (Cassette, Album)EastWest, EastWest4509-96574-4, MC. 4509-96574-4Europe1994
  • kyle12ellis's avatar
    kyle12ellis
    Amazing soundtrack, definitely one of the best productions by Vangelis, it's powerful, emotional , relaxing, touching, uplifting, melancholic, and musically very surprising, beautiful melodies , Excellent work!!!
    • quietcalm's avatar
      quietcalm
      Without a doubt one of the greatest scores of all time.
      • Pure80sboy's avatar
        Pure80sboy
        Best Vangelis album from the 1982 movie Blade Runner. Masterpiece.
        • scott_o_k's avatar
          scott_o_k
          I'm frankly surprised Blade Runner hasn't had a huge double (or triple) LP box set with newly-commissioned exclusive custom artwork and half a dozen color variations including a "holographic tears in the rain" variant or some-such that sounds solid enough except for noise that seems strategically placed over your favorite parts and retails for 90 bucks but since it's limited to 300 units quickly goes for a grand-plus used.

          ...I'm not saying such a thing *should* exist, mind you, just that considering Blade Runner probably has the single most up-market target audience in all of mainstream popular culture I'm surprised it hasn't already happened.
          • AndersBakfeldt's avatar
            Was this not released when the movie came out? early 80s?
            • Andrew_Lawson's avatar
              Its amazing how well done some of the unofficial albums are done, its a shame the officials don't take note of this.
              • tonyknezovic's avatar
                tonyknezovic
                Blade Runner ‎(LP, Album, RE, 180) Warner Music Group, EastWest 0825646122110,from 2015.a restock from 08 Jun 2015.
                • mostadequatecat's avatar
                  Have 180g repress in my hands right now, showed up on my local store's website out of nowhere. https://www.bengans.se/sv/artiklar/vangelis-blade-runner-3.html
                  • Cardia1's avatar
                    Cardia1
                    Amazing soundtrack, definitely one of the best productions by Vangelis, it's powerful, emotional , relaxing, touching, uplifting, melancholic, and musically very surprising, beautiful melodies , Excellent work!!!
                    • bigmacandcoke's avatar
                      Thanks man! Kicking myself for not picking this up, it was on Amazon for weeks at about 30 bucks, went to buy it last month and it was 250! Hope they do a good job with the re-press.

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