Film music fans who are also obsessed with the works of Stephen King, take heed! The fine folk over at Varèse Sarabande Records have just released an 8-CD boxset containing the soundtracks to four King adaptations from over the years. Included in the boxset are W.F. Snuffy Walden’s The Stand, James Newtown Howard’s Dreamcatcher, Tangerine Dream’s Firestarter, and Nicholas Pike’s score for the 1997 The Shining three-part mini-series.
The Stand and Dreamcatcher are being released as expanded editions, each getting 2 CDs in the boxset. Firestarter‘s soundtrack is being reissued for the first time in 15 years. As for The Shining mini-series, it’s getting 3 CDs in the set, one for each night of the event.
Limited to only 1,500 copies, you can pre-order your copy through Varèse Sarabande Records’ website.