10 Essential Soundtracks to Add to Your Record Store Day Wishlist

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10 Soundtracks Record Store Day

Record Store Day is just around the bend, with all three of our stores ready to rock you with a stacked lineup of special appearances, performances, sales, and of course, exciting exclusive releases. This year, the good people behind RSD have outdone themselves in a lot of ways, in particular, with a truly impressive lineup of soundtrack LPs. From cult films to genre classics to the recently rediscovered, these reissues promise cool extras, sweet tunes, and plenty of good times. Some of these are available in ultra-limited runs, while others have been out-of-print for quite some time.

If you're a cinephile / soundtrackphile, read on for our picks for RSD 2018's most compelling soundtrack reissues available at Amoeba on Saturday, April 21st.

Krush Groove

Various Artists - Krush Groove [OST]

The long out-of-print soundtrack to one of the greatest hip-hop movies of all time is back! Featuring cuts by LL Cool J, Beastie Boys, Kurtis Blow, and Run-D.M.C., this reissue features the cover design exclusively used by record clubs at the time of the original release. Out on blue and orange vinyl.


Eurythmics - 1984 (For The Love of Big Brother ([OST] 

The Eurythmics are at their most experimental on this largely instrumental soundtrack to the British film based on George Orwell's novel. Released, fittingly, in 1984, the LP features "Sexcrime (1984)," the duo's sixth consecutive UK Top 10 hit


Jo Yeong-Wook - Oldboy [OST]

Limited to 500, the moody Oldboy soundtrack features classical, neo-classical, and experimental electronic with music newly designed artwork by Jae-min Lee. Out as a colored vinyl double-LP.

Planet Terror

Various Artists - Planet Terror [OST]

It's the first time on vinyl for this soundtrack to the duo of grindhouse films by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino, originally released together under the name Grindhouse. Featuring contributions from Rose McGowan, Nouvelle Vague, Graeme Revell, and Chingon.


Eric Clapton - Rush [OST]

Clapton's soundtrack to the 1991 film of the same name features the Grammy-winning "Tears in Heaven." Available for the first time on vinyl.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

John Williams - Star Wars: The Last Jedi [OST]

Two tracks from the legendary John Williams feature on this Porg-shaped 10". Side A includes "The Rebellion Is Reborn" and Side B has "Canto Bight."

Sympathy For Lady Vengeance

Jo Yeong-Wook - Sympathy For Lady Vengeance [OST]

This first-ever reissue of the cult film's soundtrack is out on color vinyl with new artwork by Jae-min Lee and liner notes by film journalist Charlie Brigden. Only 500 copies available in the US.

Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance

UhUhBoo Project - Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance [OST]

The soundtrack to soundtrack to the first film in Chan-wook Park’s Vengeance trilogy sold out almost immediately when it was released in 2002. Nearly impossible to find, this is the first ever reissue, available only in a limited quantity.

Twin Peaks (Limited Event Series Soundtrack) (Score)

Various Artists - Twin Peaks (Limited Event Series Soundtrack Score)

The soundtrack to last year's major TV event series features six new Angelo Badalamenti compositions. Expect stills from the show as part of this picture disc's artwork.

Twin Peaks (Music from the Limited Event Series)

Various Artists - Twin Peaks (Music from the Limited Event Series)

This must-have picture disc includes twenty tracks from the latest series of Twin Peaks. This is the place to find the Roadhouse live performances and much more.

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