Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up! The Zombies, Odessey and Oracle: 50th Anniversary Edition (Varese Vintage) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) It's the time of the season! Varese has a new edition of The Zombies' 1968 classic, freshly remastered at d2 Mastering and with seven bonus tracks as well as new liner notes by co-producer Andrew Sandoval and rare photographs. The bonuses comprise the mono mix of "I'll Call You Mine" and "I Want Her She Wants Me;" alternate
For over 40 years, the names of director Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams have been inextricably linked. Since 1973's The Sugarland Express on which they first worked together, only two Spielberg pictures have not featured a score by Williams (1985's The Color Purple and 2015's Bridge of Spies). On March 17, Sony Masterworks will celebrate the enduring collaboration of these two titanic talents with the release of John Williams and Steven Spielberg: The Ultimate Collection. This
Our look at the work of John Williams for Steven Spielberg's filmography continues with this look at the rest of the 1990s and beyond. Also featured are a few compilations of performances devoted to one of the best partnerships in film music history. Enjoy after the jump!
As I write this, Steven Spielberg is currently at work on his next film, an adaptation of the World War I-themed British play War Horse, due for a release a year from now. This means that, before long, composer John Williams will begin to write his 26th score for a Spielberg picture. The duo have been an almost immortal force in the film business for nearly 40 years, from their first collaboration, 1973's The Sugarland Express, to next Christmas' The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn,