Full Details: Waxwork Records’ “CHOPPING MALL” and “FRIDAY THE 13TH” VinylsBooks/Art/Culture,News Samuel Zimmerman
Waxwork Records, one of the prominent labels in the current wave of properly reissuing some of the best horror soundtracks on vinyl, previously announced plans for both Chuck Cirino’s CHOPPING MALL score and Harry Manfredini’s iconic work on FRIDAY THE 13TH. Today, details and dates on the full packages were revealed.
I’ve mentioned this before, but my excitement notwithstanding, I have little ability to speak on vinyl packages with expertise or eloquence. Thus, find the full release, with art below!
Waxwork Records, the label responsible for releasing beautifully packaged scores for Rosemary’s Baby, Creepshow, Day of the Dead, Re-Animator, etc. are announcing two new releases today:
The first of two being the fully remastered release of Chuck Cirino’s original score to the B-Movie horror classic, CHOPPING MALL, directed by Jim Wynorski and starring scream queens Barbara Crampton and Kelli Maroney.
This release marks the first time vinyl release of Chopping Mall, featuring liner notes from composerChuck Cirino and the film’s writer, Steve Mitchell.
Packaging details include 180 gram fluorescent pink vinyl housed in a heavyweight tip on jacket with film laminate gloss finish. A limited run of 500 neon yellow with neon green haze variants will be available via Waxwork Records. Full package artwork including a 12” x 12” inserted art print has been created by Australian artist duo We Buy Your Kids. The never before seen artwork is below as well as the track listing.
1. Main Title
2. Come Out And Play
3. Do They Kill Cockroaches?
4. Shopping Death
6. Burning Terror
7. Running Rampant
8. Fergie’s Dead
10. The One In The Middle
12. Crawling Around
13. Love Theme
14. End Title
15. Have A Nice Day
16. Chopping Mall Suite
Additionally, on August 29th Waxwork Records will release the original motion picture score to the 1980 horror slasher film FRIDAY THE 13TH starring Kevin Bacon and Betsey Palmer, and directed bySean Cunningham. Working closely with the film’s composer, Harry Manfredini, Waxwork Records brings the remastered score to vinyl for the first time ever. The original master tapes were discovered in the Paramount Pictures vaults by Manfredini, and have been faithfully restored to create the ultimate LP release of one of the most iconic scores in the history of horror cinema.
Features include liner notes from director Sean Cunningham and composer Harry Manfredini, a heavyweight tip-on-old-style gatefold jacket featuring full artwork by Jay Shaw, and a printed 12”x12” insert with artwork by Jacqui Oakley.
Vinyl details include:
Camp Blood vinyl: Woodland Green and Brown haze with Blood Splatter
Crystal Lake vinyl: Deep Murky Green
Crystal Lake Blood Filled vinyl (limited to 100 units)
1. Overlay of Evil / Main Title
2. Banjo Travelin’
3. Alice Goes To the Lake
4. Back Up to Annie Alone
5. Mrs. V Watches
6. Ralph In The Pantry
7. Don’t Smoke In Bed
8. Not Tonight, I’ve Got A Headache
9. Brenda In Lights
10. The Bed Axe
11. Alice Runs To Cabin
12. Mrs. V Comes Clean
13. Alice Run To Light
14. The Last Fight / The Chop To The End
15. The Boat On The Water / Closing Theme 1 / Jason In The Lake
16. Closing Theme
17. Sail Away Tiny Sparrow