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John Carpenter's 'They Live' soundtrack is getting a vinyl re-issue


John Carpenter and Alan Howarth’s original score for the cult classic 1988 sci-fi film They Live is getting a new vinyl reissue via Death Waltz and Mondo.

The late 90’s sci-fi film which starred Roddy Piper and Keith David saw the characters discover a pair of sunglasses that make him aware that aliens rule the world with subliminal messages being hidden in plain sight throughout.

The re-issue’s design has been created by Alan Hynes and reflects the film’s truth-revealing sunglasses and subliminal messages. See what it looks like below. The reissue is available on different colours of vinyl on January 30 from Death Waltz’s site.

Mondo and Death Waltz Recording Company’s Head of Music, Spencer Hickman said: “They Live is as relevant now as it was when it was first released in 1988, maybe even more so.”

He continued: “We are thrilled to be re-issuing the soundtrack and even more excited to team up with our friends at Rough Trade Books, so to celebrate we have arranged multi-city screenings of this iconic and important film.”

Mondo and its Death Waltz Recording Company have already released the soundtracks to Carpenter classics such as Halloween, Assault On Precinct 13 and Big Trouble In Little China. Now, Mondo and Death Waltz be giving fans the opportunity to add another soundtrack to their Carpenter collection.