Ennio Morricone - Themes: Lounge [2LP] (LIMITED 'MEDITERRANEAN BLUE' MARBLED 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl, 4 pg insert, gatefold with velvet spot varnish, numbered to 1500)

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  • * 180 GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL

    * GATEFOLD SLEEVE WITH VELVET SPOT VARNISH ON THE OUTSIDE AND IMAGES OF ICONIC MOVIE POSTERS ON THE INSIDE

    * INCLUDING 4-PAGE INSERT WITH LINER NOTES BY CLAUDIO FUIANO

    * A SELECTION OF DEFINING MORRICONE SONGS FEATURED IN CLASSIC MOVIES AND SERIES, SUCH AS VERUSCHKA, SLALOM, ALIBI, VIOLENT CITY AND MACHINE GUN MCCAIN

    * PART OF THE MORRICONE THEMES COLLECTION

    * THE SPINES OF THE FIVE TITLES FORM ONE IMAGE TOGETHER

    * LIMITED EDITION OF 1500 INDIVIDUALLY NUMBERED COPIES ON ''MEDITERRANEAN BLUE'' MARBLED VINYL

Lounge is part of the Ennio Morricone Themes series, a unique collection of the greatest scores ‘The Maestro’ has composed for movies over the past 70 years, divided into different themes.

Starting 70 years ago as an arranger for the piece Mamma Bianca, Ennio Morricone was the emperor of scores and soundtracks. Morricone has always been a huge influence for the likes of Hans Zimmer, Danger Mouse, Muse, Metallica and many more musicians. He was one of the most successful composers of all-time, selling over 70 million records and winning dozens of awards.

The term ‘lounge music’ is not one that Ennio Morricone would have heard at the time he was composing these pieces for the movies that they enhanced, but it is one has been retrospectively applied to a certain type of music that mimicked the space[1]age sound effects of the time and the advent of stereophonic technology allowed to spatial audio techniques to be used to full effect. It is a style that Morricone has contributed a great deal towards. This collection is a celebration of Lounge style pieces by Morricone that are capable of evoking in the listener thoughts of easy living, sophistication, romantic moods, and the excitement of a 1950s cocktail lounge or a 1960s nightclub.

Lounge is available as a limited edition of 1500 individually numbered copies on ''Mediterranean Blue'' marbled vinyl. The package includes a 4-page insert with liner notes written by Claudio Fuiano.

2022 Music On Vinyl

6/2022