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 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 1:00 AM   
 By:   Jason LeBlanc   (Member)

Hope you all had a great Turkey Day!

As always, this is just an announcement. The titles I list tonight go on sale Tuesday Dec 1 at 12 pm NOON PST

And here we go....

Release #1 (of 5):

Music by James Horner
Limited Edition of 2000 Units

La-La Land Records, 20th Century Fox and Fox Music present the remastered re-issue of renowned composer James Horner’s (KRULL, STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN, FIELD OF DREAMS, BRAVEHEART) original motion picture score to the 1994 live action/animated feature film THE PAGEMASTER, starring Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd and Kanin Howell, and directed by Maurice Hunt and Joe Johnston. Long out of print, Horner’s dynamic THE PAGEMASTER score returns – full of wonder and expertly hitting all the story’s emotional highs and lows with a masterful touch. Produced by Nick Redman and Mike Matessino and mastered by Matessino, THE PAGEMASTER sounds better-than-ever and includes never-before-released tracks! Exclusive, in-depth liner notes by writer Jeff Bond and magical art design by Jim Titus round out this exciting release. This is a limited edition of 2000 units.


1 Main Title 2:30
2 Dad Builds Treehouse* :23
3 A Stormy Ride To The Library 2:51
4 Library Card* 1:17
5 The Library… The Pagemaster… 4:42
6 Meeting Adventure And Fantasy 5:11
7 Baskerville Hound* :21
8 Horror 3:20
9 Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde 5:07
10 A Narrow Escape 2:05
11 Towards The Open Sea… 7:03
12 “Pirates!” 4:06
13 Loneliness 3:11
14 Fire Breathing Dragon 3:10
15 Swallowed Alive! / The Wonder In Books 7:55
16 New Courage / The Magic Of Imagination 4:11
17 Whatever You Imagine 3:29
Performed by Wendy Moten
Produced by Keith Thomas for Yellow Elephant Music, Inc.
Executive Producer: Jay Landers
18 Dream Away 4:42
Performed by Babyface & Lisa Stansfield
Produced and Arranged by David Foster for Chartmaker, Inc.


19 Main Title (Alternate Ending)* 2:18
20 Loneliness (Alternate)* 2:20

Total CD Time: 70:13
* Previously Unreleased

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 1:00 AM   
 By:   Jason LeBlanc   (Member)

double post

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 1:03 AM   
 By:   Superman1701   (Member)


 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 1:05 AM   
 By:   c8   (Member)

This is a Grail. One of my all time Horner favorites. Take my money now!

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 2:01 AM   
 By:   ShadowStar   (Member)

I think this is the one no-one saw coming! smile La La Land said that there was a Horner title, originally set for August, which was delayed. I'd imagine that was Braveheart. They kept tight-lipped about there being another in the pipeline!

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 3:53 AM   
 By:   Hurdy Gurdy   (Member)

Apart from the alternate tracks, there was only 2 MINUTES of music missing from the original release!?
Wow. I always thought there was a lot more missing, but then, the film was pretty short.

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 5:05 AM   
 By:   spielboy   (Member)

AT LAST those two 20-seconds cues that we claimed for!!

another holy grail released in its much needed expanded form!



 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 7:02 AM   
 By:   TerraEpon   (Member)

Seven extra minutes or so of music total.
The main reason for getting this is that it should have much better sound -- the original is pretty 'pinched'.

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 7:36 AM   
 By:   Jim Bailey   (Member)

This is a most welcomed release for those of us who've never owned it before. Thanks LLL!

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 7:39 AM   
 By:   Solium   (Member)

Is this the album presentation with additional music or recording sessions? I ask because the original OST had music not heard in the film.

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 8:10 AM   
 By:   Jason LeBlanc   (Member)

Believe it or not, I've never heard this score before!

I'll be buying the new edition for sure, and can't wait to hear it!

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 8:13 AM   
 By:   Solium   (Member)

Believe it or not, I've never heard this score before!

I'll be buying the new edition for sure, and can't wait to hear it!

It's epic! No pun intended. Horner got to explore many musical genre's in one score. Horror, Pirate, Fantasy, Action Adventure.

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 8:42 AM   
 By:   Henry Jones   (Member)

A great score from James Horner with the LSO & chorus that was OOP.
Can't wait to hear for the remastering. The 2 min of additional music in the main program is just the cherry on the cake.

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 9:15 AM   
 By:   Mr. Jack   (Member)

Unless the new mastering is REALLY great, I'll pass...less than six minutes' worth of new music is not enough to entice me to lay down a sawbuck on an album that was apparently almost complete to begin with.

Great score, though..."Adventure" is one of Horner's best themes.

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 9:18 AM   
 By:   counterpoint   (Member)

I guess it`s great for the people who didn`t have that wonderful score so far.

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 9:52 AM   
 By:   .   (Member)

Horner got to explore many musical genre's in one score. Horror, Pirate, Fantasy, Action Adventure.

I have the CD and I've always considered it to be a pleasant, watered-down, simplified Krull, with its dark side largely replaced by a sugar coating. I never feel the need to play this one when Krull does everything better. The sound on the earlier CD was only average though, so the new one should enhance it.

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 11:00 AM   
 By:   counterpoint   (Member)

Listening to the original 1994 Fox Records/Arista Records CD of THE PAGEMASTER right now which sounds wonderful recorded by the amazing Shawn Murphy.
I guess I won`t get the new CD because of 2 additional minutes.
But I am happy for everyone who didn`t own the CD previously.

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 2:30 PM   
 By:   Shaun Rutherford   (Member)

This is one of the first scores that I heard the dreaded G word (ghostwriters) about, so I just kinda walked away from it.

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 3:25 PM   
 By:   Hurdy Gurdy   (Member)

Thanks Shaun.
I didn't want to be the first to mention Don Davis and Co.
But their presence is deffo there.

 Posted:   Nov 27, 2015 - 5:57 PM   
 By:   Mike Matessino   (Member)

Mastering is not a huge departure from the original issue. This release was more about getting it back in print again and adding the unreleased bits while we were at it. Great art and notes now as well.

Mike M.

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