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 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 12:07 AM   
 By:   Adam Krysinski   (Member)





DIE HARD 2: DIE HARDER – The Deluxe Edition
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Music Composed and Conducted by Michael Kamen

2 CD Set


We are thrilled to offer this 2-CD Deluxe Edition of one of Michael Kamen’s action masterpieces – Die Hard 2: Die Harder. We are on the cusp of beginning our 35th anniversary celebrations for 2013 but thought we’d get the party started early with this special release of a Kamen classic. A more-varied and free-handed score than the first Die Hard, Michael Kamen pulled out all the stops and went for it. He even threw in a fabulous ode to Sibelius by incorporating the thrilling Finlandia.

Bruce Willis returns as the heroic cop who battles not only terrorists, but also an incompetent airport police chief (Dennis Franz), the hard-headed commander (John Amos) of the Army's anti-terrorist squad and a deadly winter snowstorm. The runways are littered with death and destruction, and McClane is in a race against time. His wife (Bonnie Bedelia) is trapped on one of the planes circling overhead, which is desperately low on fuel. It's all-out war, a heart-stopping, jet-propelled journey filled with excitement and terror.

Snow will soon be falling over much of the world, which makes it the perfect time of year for Die Hard 2!

Fasten your seat belts!

CDs expected to begin shipping the week of Nov. 5

Limited Edition of 3000 copies

Price: $24.98
Catalog #: VCL 1012 1138


Disc One (60:29)

1. Nude Tai Chi / Marching Through The Hotel Corridor (1:28)
2. Colonel Stuart (3:05)
3. Could We Have A Few Words Please (1:04)
4. Into The Baggage Area / Baggage Flight (5:16)
5. Snowfall On Blueprints (1:15)
6. General Esperanza (2:12)
7. Dead For Two Years (1:57)
8. Powering Up (6:29)
9. Kicked Out Of The Tower (2:07)
10. Marching To The Annex (3:26)
11. Skywalk Shootout (3:34)
12. Skywalk Aftermath / Looking For A New Miracle (2:34)
13. Attention Dulles Tower (1:27)
14. Crashing The Jet (5:56)
15. John Picks Up Doll (2:36)
16. The Army’s Arrival / The Idea (3:49)
17. Colonel Stuart’s Speech (1:14)
18. Landing Esperanza’s Plane (3:00)
19. Meeting Esperanza (4:33)
20. John Punches Esperanza (3:18)


Disc Two (63:43)

1. Little Problems (1:40)
2. Fight With The Sentry / Fight At The Church Continues (3:12)
3. Shootout And Snowmobile Chase (6:48)
4. Dick-Head (6:53)
5. Chasing The Jet (3:08)
6. Fight On The Wing (5:19)
7. Fight On The Wing Continues (4:04)
8. Finlandia (Finale) (Composed by Jean Sibelius) (4:04)
9. The First Killings (Alternate) (1:51)
10. Baggage Flight (Alternate) (4:17)
11. Powering Up (Alternate) (4:16)
12. Attention Dulles Tower (Alternate) (1:30)
13. Crashing The Jet (2:14)
14. Colonel Stuart’s Speech (Alternate) (1:12)
15. The Doll (Album Version) (3:54)
16. Finlandia (End Titles) (Composed by Jean Sibelius) (7:29)

 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 12:16 AM   
 By:   Buscemi   (Member)

$24.98 for over two hours of music is an excellent deal.

 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 12:17 AM   
 By:   Grozebear   (Member)

Happily ordered!!! Good to see Mike Matessino produced this (with Nick Redman). Now I can go to sleep...

 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 12:18 AM   
 By:   Peter Atterberg   (Member)

Will this last till Thursday?

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 12:22 AM   
 By:   xG-MONEYx   (Member)

Will this last till Thursday?

I say it will sell out by tomorrow !!!!!!

 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 12:25 AM   
 By:   Anthony Marose   (Member)

Will this last till Thursday?

Nope.

 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 12:32 AM   
 By:   Peter Atterberg   (Member)

Damn it, this would get released when I can't afford it...

 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 12:38 AM   
 By:   Mr Greg   (Member)

Out of the park...

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 12:39 AM   
 By:   amatalqa   (Member)

Wooooooohoooooooo!!!!!!!! Hallllelllooooiiiaaaaaa!!!! Ordering immediately! Thank you Varese!

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 12:39 AM   
 By:   amatalqa   (Member)

Wooooooohoooooooo!!!!!!!! Hallllelllooooiiiaaaaaa!!!! Ordering immediately! Thank you Varese!

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 12:46 AM   
 By:   eggerty31   (Member)

Finally.

 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 12:54 AM   
 By:   Peter Atterberg   (Member)

Oh well went and ordered it anyways.

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 12:57 AM   
 By:   Nicholas_DW   (Member)

Now that this gem has seen the light of day, I wonder how long it'll be before more 'unlikely' re-releases blow us out of the water...

Until then, I'll be playing this one. A lot!

Thank you Varèse!

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 1:08 AM   
 By:   amatalqa   (Member)

So excited about this, and hoping the holy grail, the extended Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves comes out soon too

 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 1:32 AM   
 By:   Nyborg   (Member)

ordered.
the original is one of my most played, and i still haven't managed to secure a copy of the la-la die hard.

 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 1:40 AM   
 By:   tyuan   (Member)

ordered!!

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 1:41 AM   
 By:   Erik Donovan   (Member)

$24.98 for over two hours of music is an excellent deal.

This will not last for long just like DIE HARD. But will we see it re-released by another label once it does sell out?

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 1:53 AM   
 By:   Nicholas_DW   (Member)

I hope so. In a perfect world, there would be no limited editions and scores would all get complete releases. We're slowly moving closer to that with all the re-releases of late. Hopefully another label is able to pick it up once it goes out of stock.

 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 1:56 AM   
 By:   Trent B.   (Member)

It's possible when Die Hard 2 comes out that another label will release it. For now I'm getting it. I did an order through Movie Music since I all ready have an order with them for Witches Of Eastwick.

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 22, 2012 - 2:01 AM   
 By:   RM Eastman   (Member)

ORDERED! Excellent score

 
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