Fright Night [Original Score]

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Composer Ramin Djawadi (Game of Thrones, Clash of the Titans) provides director Craig Gillespie's 2011 reboot of the 1985 vampire horror-comedy Fright Night with copious amounts of (slightly tongue in cheek) thrills and chills that offer up a dark, sinister, and playful homage to classic horror themes. Opening with a surging, Elfman-esque action cue that resolves itself into a fun and macabre, pipe organ-led crescendo by the final cut, Djawadi occasionally sinks into the quicksand of percussive bombast overload, but subtle nods to John Carpenter ("We Could Rock This Evil Thing Together") and Bernard Herrmann ("That's a Mighty Big Cross"), as well as an overall ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Composer Ramin Djawadi (Game of Thrones, Clash of the Titans) provides director Craig Gillespie's 2011 reboot of the 1985 vampire horror-comedy Fright Night with copious amounts of (slightly tongue in cheek) thrills and chills that offer up a dark, sinister, and playful homage to classic horror themes. Opening with a surging, Elfman-esque action cue that resolves itself into a fun and macabre, pipe organ-led crescendo by the final cut, Djawadi occasionally sinks into the quicksand of percussive bombast overload, but subtle nods to John Carpenter ("We Could Rock This Evil Thing Together") and Bernard Herrmann ("That's a Mighty Big Cross"), as well as an overall sense of Lost Boys/Scream nostalgia, helps to keep things amiable, despite all of the carnage.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/29/2011
  • Label: Varese Sarabande
  • UPC: 030206711127
  • Catalog Number: 067111
  • Sales rank: 157,717

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ramin Djawadi Primary Artist
Lili Haydn Electric Violin
Elin Carlson Soprano (Vocal)
Cameron Stone Electric Cello
Reid Bruton Bass (Vocal)
Hollywood Studio Symphony Performing Ensemble
Jasper Randall Tenor (Vocal), Choir Conductor
Claire Fedoruk Soprano (Vocal)
Kimberly Switzer Alto (Vocal)
Gerald White Tenor (Vocal)
Scott Graff Bass (Vocal)
Tim Davies Conductor
Drea Pressley Alto (Vocal)
Michael Lichtenauer Tenor (Vocal)
Michael Geiger Bass (Vocal)
Elissa Johnston Soprano (Vocal)
Nike St. Clair Alto (Vocal)
Michele Hemmings Alto (Vocal)
Lesley Leighton Soprano (Vocal)
Todd Honeycutt Tenor (Vocal)
Michel Bell Bass (Vocal)
Technical Credits
Robert Townson Executive Producer
Daniel Kresco Engineer, Score Mixer
Patricia Sullivan Fourstar Mastering
Adam Michalak Scoring Recordist
Ramin Djawadi Composer, Producer
Jasper Randall Choir Contractor
Jennifer Hawks Music Executive
Tony Blondal Orchestration
Stephen Coleman Orchestration
Brandon Campbell Technical Score Advisor
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