Kenji Kawai's stunning soundtrack for the first Ghost In The Shell film on vinyl for the first time! The original 1995 film is widely regarded a masterpiece in sci-fi cinema, based largely on the works of master manga artist Masamune Shirow, infused with philosophical themes of self-identity in a technological world from director Mamoru Oshii. Kawai provided the perfect atmosphere for the cult film by combining ancient Japanese chants, Bulgarian folk harmonies, and traditional instrumentation with high-end synthesizer effects to create the cyberpunk world of Makoto Kusanagi. The haunting "Making Of Cyborg" still gives me chills to this day every time I hear it! 10 tracks in all, complete with fold-out poster. Essential otaku purchase. Recommended.
- first time on vinyl
- fold-out poster included
- music label: RCA 1995 / K.O. Records Taiwan 2015
reviewed by Deunan K. 04/2015
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