ALICE, SWEET ALICE Soundtrack Getting Vinyl Release from Waxwork Records

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Waxwork Records is thrilled to present the debut release of the Alice, Sweet Alice Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Stephen Lawrence. Alice, Sweet Alice is a 1976 American slasher-horror film directed by Alfred Sole and starring Brooke Shields in her film debut. Set in 1961 New Jersey, the film focuses on a troubled adolescent girl who becomes the suspect in the brutal murder of her younger sister at her first communion, as well as in a series of unsolved stabbings that follow.

Favorite daughter Karen (Brooke Shields) is viciously strangled and set afire in church on the day of her First Communion, and suspicion falls on her jealous and emotionally unstable sister, Alice (Paula E. Sheppard). When the girls’ aunt, Annie (Jane Lowry), is later stabbed on an apartment complex stairway, Alice is sent away. But the attacks continue, prompting priest Father Tom (Rudolph Willrich) and Alice’s dad, Dominick (Niles McMaster), to go in search of the real killer.

In the years since its release, Alice, Sweet Alice has gained a cult following and is considered a contemporary classic of the slasher sub-genre in critical circles. It has also been the focus of scholarship in the areas of horror film studies, particularly regarding its depictions of Roman Catholicism, child emotional neglect, and the disintegration of the American nuclear family.

The film’s chilling score was composed by Stephen Lawrence. Lawrence is an American composer that has scored more than 300 songs and musical cues for Sesame Street, resulting in three Emmy Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition. The music of Alice, Sweet Alice features heavy usage of dissonant strings, repetitive keys, church organ, and motifs that segue from eerily mischievous and playful to dread-inducing and utterly haunting.

Available for the very first time in any format, the complete soundtrack to Alice, Sweet Alice comes available on 180 gram “Yellow Rain Coat with Blood Red Splatter”, deluxe packaging with new artwork by Steven Reeves, old-style tip-on gatefold jackets, a heavyweight insert, exclusive composer liner notes, and original recording session photography.

Alice, Sweet Alice Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Features:

The Complete Film Music By Stephen Lawrence
• Available for the First Time
• 180 Gram “Yellow Raincoat with Blood Red Splatter” Colored Vinyl
• Full Package Artwork by Steven Reeves
• Old Style Tip-On Gatefold Jackets
• Heavyweight Printed Inserts
• Exclusive Composer Liner Notes
• Original 1976 Recording Session Photography

You can pre-order your vinyl pressing of the Alice, Sweet Alice Original Motion Picture Soundtrack at Waxwork Records’ Website beginning March 5th; look for the album to ship beginning April 9th, 2021.

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