Monsters, scares and gore can only take a horror movie so far. Sound and music are also essential — which is why this brand new box set of the scores to the Nightmare on Elm Street films is such a perfect idea.
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Death Waltz Records is releasing the set, which it's calling the "Box of Souls". It features the vinyl scores to the seven original films in the Nightmare on Elm Street series, complete with new liner notes, interviews, and stunning artwork by Mike Saputo. Above you get just a glimpse of one such piece but, below, you can see them all as well as the full set.
The scores are by Charles Bernstein, Christopher Young, Angelo Badalamenti, Craig Safan, Jay Ferguson and J. Peter Robinson respectively, taking us from the original A Nightmare on Elm Street through Wes Craven's New Nightmare.
The set costs $US250 ($320) and will go on sale at 4AM AEDT on October 26 at this link.