Sunday, November 28, 2010
Roy Budd's score to this 1974 drama starring David Niven, Toshiro Mifune & Ronald Fraser. 16 tracks, including contributions from the Ray Conniff Singers, with a danceable jazz feel throughout, as well as a touch of the Orient. All tracks are remastered & the last two are bonus remixes of 'Main Theme From 'Paper Tiger'' (Instrumental & Vocal Version).
One of the more iconic film scores of the early 70's, Roy Budd's "Get Carter" is an iconic jazz infused mob score that hits all the right places in crafting a seedy yet cool atmosphere where bravado lives. The main theme is instantly recognizable and was even reused by Tyler Bates for the Sylvester Stallone remake. The tone is set up with that opening them and what follows is a weaving of songs and jazzy score from Roy Budd with some help from Jack Fishman on some of the songs....(text source from Amazon)
This now out of print soundtrack combines African rhythms and harmonies with Hans Zimmer's respected talent as a composer to produce a most majestic, powerful and uplifting score that is essential to the movie and also stands alone as a piece of beautiful music to listen to.
1. The Rainmaker
2. Mother Africa
3. Of Death And Dying
4. Limpopo River Song - Bulawayo Church Choir
5. The Power Of One - Teddy Pendergrass
6. Woza Mfana
7. Southland Concerto - J. Clegg
8. Senzenina - J. Clegg
9. Penny Whistle Song
10. The Funeral Song - Bulawayo Church Choir
11. Wangal Unozipho - Bulawayo Church Choir
12. Mother Africa Reprise