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All Music Guide - Bret Love
Soundtracks were originally meant to be integral elements in creating a movie's mood, not merely a film studio's desperate attempt to recoup expenses by selling what essentially amounts to product placement to the highest record company bidder. That said, neo-classical composer Mark Snow, who also writes all of the TV show's incidental music, has concocted a dynamic soundtrack that captures the suspenseful drama and harrowing emotional tension that made The X-Files one of the hottest pop culture phenomena of the '90s. In Snow's hands, the orchestra becomes a living, breathing thing, pulsating with an almost alien life force that's nearly as creepy as the film these songs were...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bret Love
Soundtracks were originally meant to be integral elements in creating a movie's mood, not merely a film studio's desperate attempt to recoup expenses by selling what essentially amounts to product placement to the highest record company bidder. That said, neo-classical composer Mark Snow, who also writes all of the TV show's incidental music, has concocted a dynamic soundtrack that captures the suspenseful drama and harrowing emotional tension that made The X-Files one of the hottest pop culture phenomena of the '90s. In Snow's hands, the orchestra becomes a living, breathing thing, pulsating with an almost alien life force that's nearly as creepy as the film these songs were written to accompany. Though not quite as modern as his more ambient work on the show, Snow's powerful score is a brilliant piece of work that establishes him as the rightful heir to John Williams' throne.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/2/1998
  • Label: Elektra / Wea
  • UPC: 075596221740
  • Catalog Number: 62217

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Threnody in X (3:13)
  2. 2 B.C. Blood (2:26)
  3. 3 Goop (4:17)
  4. 4 Soda Pop (4:45)
  5. 5 Already Dead (1:42)
  6. 6 Cave Base (1:31)
  7. 7 Remnants (2:10)
  8. 8 Fossil Swings (0:58)
  9. 9 Plague (3:22)
  10. 10 Goodbye Bronschweig (2:40)
  11. 11 A Call to Arms (0:57)
  12. 12 Crossroads (2:17)
  13. 13 Corn Hives (3:04)
  14. 14 Corn Copters (2:35)
  15. 15 Out of Luck (1:00)
  16. 16 Stung Kissing/Cargo Hold (4:11)
  17. 17 Come and Gone (5:27)
  18. 18 Trust No One (2:51)
  19. 19 Ice Base (1:33)
  20. 20 Mind Games (3:52)
  21. 21 Nightmare (2:44)
  22. 22 Pod Monster Suite (5:21)
  23. 23 Facts (2:35)
  24. 24 Crater Hug (2:05)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mark Snow Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Larold Rebhun Engineer
David Was Executive Producer
Mark Snow Producer
Lolita Ritmanis Orchestration
Jonathan Sacks Orchestration
Sean Callery Programming, Orchestration
Chris Carter Executive Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    CREEPY MUSIC WITH A CREEPY SHOW

    The music of MARK SNOW is deep and it is good for the hit TV series the X-FILES. Though the CD gets weird at times, it is still good and a musthave for any X- FILE fan.

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