Limited edition on orange and gold vinyl, gatefold cover.
Includes a 60x30cm poster depicting vintage posters, flyers and lobby cards.
With classic films like The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and Once Upon a Time in the West, Sergio Leone built his reputation as a master of the Western. A key part of these film's unique style was their soundtracks, all of which were crafted by Ennio Morricone: his singular mixture of avant-garde quirks, pop instrumentation, and traditional orchestral romanticism played a crucial role in helping Leone redefine what audiences expected from a Western.
Giu la Testa is the soundtrack to Leone's last foray into the genre, and as a result there is a certain bittersweet romanticism that infuses the typical quirks present in a Morricone score: the title track may have a cut-up structure and some bizarre choral vocals, but the true heart of the composition is an emotionally searing wordless solo from Edda Dell'Orso that communicates heartache far better than any lyrics ever could.
Giu la Testa represents one of the towering achievements in Ennio Morricone's catalog, because it represents the one-of-a-kind blend of romanticism and musical innovation that defines his finest work in the Western soundtrack genre.
A1 Giù La Testa 4:14
A2 Amore 1:39
A3 Mesa Verde 1:38
A4 Marcia Degli Accattoni 4:52
A5 I Figli Morti 5:01
A6 Addio 0:52
A7 Scherzi A Parte 2:24
B1 Messico E Irlanda 4:57
B2 Invenzione Per John 9:03
B3 Rivoluzione Contro 6:42
B4 Dopo L'Esplosione 3:22
ENNIO MORRICONE LP Giù La Testa (Colonna Sonora Originale)
Label: AMS – AMS LP 96
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Orange And Gold
Released: 15 Oct 2015