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Billion Dollar Brain

LP (Item 18119) United Artists, 1967 — Condition: Used
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An obscure late 60s spy thriller starring Michael Caine – with a really dark soundtrack! Richard Rodney Bennett did a fair bit of jazz arranging in his time – and the score to this one mixes some dark dramatic bits with some lighter motifs that feature good work on woodwinds and percussion. The main theme has some nice floating piano over the top, and a few other tracks have a cool whistling suspense theme – but things also really change up a lot nicely, and the whole thing almost has an audio collage feel at times, with its sense of variety. Titles include "Love Scene", "Hoe Down", "Anya", "The Church", "Skidoo", "Ambush", "Car Chase", and "Billion Dollar Brain". (Original pressing! Cover has some light wear.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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