Box with 2 LPs, 1 CD and a single reconstructs the music of one of the movies not so bright with the master of suspense
Hitchcock was a genius of the cinema, although also collect some failures pounding and that helped break down studios. In 1964 he took advantage of the wave of successes A Body that Falls, International Intrigue, Psychosis and The Birds to request the services of the astro more in evidence of the moment — Sean Connery, who had just finished starring in the first feature film about the agent 007 — and try to sell another movie impact.
Unfortunately, Marnie is not one of the most inspired and its soundtrack, composed, arranged and conducted by maestro Bernard Herrmann, kind of got forgotten for several decades.
Now, the song gets new life, being released for the first time and having as the source the masters.
Bernard Herrmann, for those who don't know, is the man behind the trail of Psychosis, one of the film's most easily recognized by their sounds at all times.The trail has been restored at the Abbey Road studios by Sean Magee, the engineer who also worked on the various remasters of the Beatles.
The package has two vinyl of 180g, a CD with the original soundtrack and some more excerpts that were not used in the film, a compact version of Nat King Cole for the song Marnie, poster, booklet, and the possibility of download the entire soundtrack in high resolution.
The release date is April 26.
This text was also published in the Journal of Ambrosia.