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Conan the Barbarian

An album by Original Soundtrack/Basil Poledouris

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  • Aug 11, 2010
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!
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August 11, 2010
I loved this one as well. The soundtrack was also awesome!
 
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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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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 from Basil Poledouris. His grand, sweeping arrangements capture the roaring adventure of the film. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Song List: Disc 1
1. Anvil of Crom
2. Riddle Of Steel / Riders Of Doom
3. Gift of Fury
4. Wheel of Pain
5. Atlantean Sword
6. Theology / Civilization
7. Wifeing (Love Theme)
8. The Leaving / The Search
9. Mountain of Power Procession
10. Tree of Woe
11. Recovery
12. The Kitchen / The Orgy
13. Funeral Pyre
14. Battle of the Mounds
15. Death of Rexor
16. Orphans Of Doom / The Awakening
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Label: Var se Sarabande (USA)
Release Date: October 17, 1990

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