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Soundtrack Of The Week - Twilight Zone The Movie - Kick The Can

I have been waiting for this soundtrack for a long long time.  Today it finally arrived and WOW!  I always rememember thinking way back when Twilight Zone The Movie was released how good the soundtrack was and in particular the Steven Spielberg story - Kick The Can.


This track is caled Young Again/Take Me With You/ A New Guest.  I strongly recommend adding this to your soundtrack collection.  The CD comes with a 28 page booklet packed with facts about the movie and the soundtrack.
I quote from the booklet:


Goldsmith provides a waltz variation of his main theme as the young agee dances with the young Mrs Dempsey.  The score suddenly quiets and winds its way into the more plaintive secondary melody as the children speakwith Bloom and begin to realize that reliving their lives would also include the challenges they all endured.  Synthesizer brings back the main theme as they begin to grasp Bloom's true point:  that it is more meaningful to maintain youth mentally rather than physically.  Interstitial music heard earlier returns playfully as the group enters the hous.  Conroy awakens and sees his housemates transformed into children, then leaves to fetch Miss Cox, the retirmement home manager.  The can motive plays as she and Conroy arrive only to find that the seniors have returned to their true ages.

You can purchase the CD from Screen Archives EntertainmentI bought last week and they delivered the cd within a week international post which I though was really good service.


This is one of those soundtracks that has illuded collectors for some time, we have longed for a decent version of the soundtrack and now we have one thanks to FSM Silver Age Classics.  Twenty Six tracks  all from each story with some alternative numbers too.  The only noticable absent track is "Midnight Special by Creedence Clearwater Revival but you can buy this track as an individual download from Itunes. 

Verdict:  A must buy for all soundtrack collectors.

1 Main Title: Twilight Zone Theme (Marius Constant) 0:45

Time Out
2 Time Change/Questions/The Ledge 4:01
3 The K.K.K./Yellow Star 3:53

Kick the Can
4 Harp and Love 1:27
5 Weekend Visit 1:34
6 Kick the Can 0:37
7 Night Games 1:53
8 Young Again/Take Me With You/A New Guest 10:10

It’s a Good Life
9 I Remember/The House 2:29
10 The Picture/The Sister/I Didn’t Do It 1:20
11 Cartoon Monster 3:06
12 That’s All, Ethel 1:47
13 Teach Me/No More Tricks 3:54

Nightmare at 20,000 Feet
14 Cabin Fever/Nervous Pills 2:38
15 No Smoking 2:06
16 On the Wing 1:20
17 A Face in the Window 2:10
18 Hungry Monster/Engine Failure 1:35


19 Overture (Twilight Zone Theme and End Title) 5:55

Total Score Time: 53:16

Additional Music and Alternates
20 Nights Are Forever (Sung by Jennifer Warner) 3:36
21 Anesthesia (Sung by Joseph Williams) 3:02
22 Time Change/Questions/The Ledge (Time Out: album edit) 3:01
23 Young Again/Take Me With You/A New Guest (Kick the Can: alternate segments) 5:01
24 Cartoon Monster/That’s All Ethel (It’s a Good Life: album edit) 4:28
25 Cartoon Music (It’s a Good Life) 1:26
26 On the Wing/A Face in the Window/Hungry Monster/Twilight Zone Theme (Nightmare at 20,000 Feet: album edit) 4:58

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