Ennio Morricone
The Thing: Original Soundtrack


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**Limited edition, Sacred Bones mailorder-exclusive version of Waxwork Records' reissue of Ennio Morricone's soundtrack for The Thing, on "Snowfall" vinyl.**

The Thing OST Details:

Waxwork Records is thrilled to present the deluxe soundtrack re-issue to 1982’s sci-fi horror classic, JOHN CARPENTER’S THE THING. Composed by the legendary Ennio Morricone, the soundtrack to THE THING is a landmark film score that is cold, dark, minimal, and effective.

Considered to be John Carpenter’s directorial masterpiece, THE THING is now praised as one of the greatest films of its genre by both fans and critics. Starring Kurt Russell and A. Wilford Brimley, THE THING follows a team of researchers in Antarctica as they are infiltrated by a parasitic extraterrestrial life form that assimilates other organisms and then imitates them. The classic soundtrack composed by Ennio Morricone effectively captures the cold, isolated tone of the story and film, and marks one of the few John Carpenter directed films that Carpenter did not score himself. 

The exclusive Sacred Bones Records variant features include the complete score Ennio Morricone re-mastered from the original master tapes, 180 gram “Snowfall” colored vinyl, artwork by Phantom City Creative, deluxe heavyweight packaging including satin coated old-style gatefold jackets with UV spot-gloss, and an an 11” x 22” poster.


  • 180 Gram “Snowfall” Colored Vinyl (Crystal Clear w/ White Splatter)
  • Satin Coated Old-Style Gatefold Jacket with UV Spot-Gloss
  • 11” x 22” Poster
  • Artwork By Phantom City Creative

Release Date: 5/5/2020

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