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Comments about the soundtrack for The Towering Inferno (Disaster Compilation)

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OST vs rerecordings
• Posted by: Dan Parkes   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2008, at 3:11 p.m.
• IP Address: client-82-3-80-87.manc.adsl.virgin.net
• Now Playing: James Horner's The Spitfire Grill

I am just wondering if I am the only soundtrack collector who will only listen to the original studio recordings as used in the film and will adamently avoid the plethora of rerecordings such as the many albums that Christian has recently been reviewing. I am not sure what it is about the soundtrack community and how many seem to tolerate all of these rerecordings with obvious differences in timing and arrangement. They never sound as good as the version that was used to the desired effect in the film.

Why can we not have the original OST versions in compilation albums? If we were to purchase a Best of the Beatles and got home to discover it was a cover group I am sure most would want their money back. And yet even great compiliations of John Williams, Alan Silvestri and James Horner will contain rerecorded versions from concerts rather than the OST. I know the reason is economic -clearance was maybe too expensive.

What I have ended up doing is creating my own compilation albums from OSTs in my collection. These no beating the original...




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       Dan Parkes - Wednesday, September 10, 2008, at 3:11 p.m.


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