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Conan the Barbarian

16 Ratings: 2.9
An album by Original Soundtrack/Basil Poledouris

Original score composed by Basil Poledouris. Recorded at International Recording Studios, Rome, Italy. Includes liner notes by Kevin Mulhall. The soundtrack to the Arnold Schwarzenegger epic Conan the Barbarian consists of the dramatic, exciting score … see full wiki

4 reviews about Conan the Barbarian
Quick Tip by . August 11, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Loved the movie. The best line is when Conan tells the Mongol general tht the definition of a good day is: "To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women." You have to love good movie dialogue!
review by . May 16, 2008
posted in Music Matters
Pros: Incredible from start to finish.     Cons: You dare suggest this soundtrack has cons?     The Bottom Line: My first love (when it comes to soundtracks).     In my life, there are various soundtracks that manage to strike a certain nerve, whether it’s for my love of crazed battle or a sweet serenade, they just stick with me and never leave, even if I don’t listen to the songs for some time. Before Hans Zimmer there was James …
review by . October 07, 2003
posted in Music Matters
This score, IMHO, is one the best of the last 1/2 20th century. Truly epic and egaging, the music tells a story and the movie would have been far less without it. My advice is read the reviews for the Varese Records recording. It is sadly years out of print, and has 4 more glorious tracks on it. Used copies are going for nearly $100 if that tells you anything. Get a copy of it if you can though. If you can't, do yourself a favor and at least pick up the lesser but still great Milan version. This …
review by . October 07, 2003
posted in Music Matters
This score, IMHO, is one the best of the last 1/2 20th century. Truly epic and egaging, the music tells a story and the movie would have been far less without it. My advice is read the reviews for the Varese Records recording. It is sadly years out of print, and has 4 more glorious tracks on it. Used copies are going for nearly $100 if that tells you anything. Get a copy of it if you can though. If you can't, do yourself a favor and at least pick up the lesser but still great Milan version. This …
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Label: Var se Sarabande (USA)
Release Date: October 17, 1990

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