Howlin' Wolf Records at long last proudly presents on CD the eerie electronic score by composer Tim Krog for the 1980 Ulli Lommel cult classic THE BOOGEY MAN. This premiere CD release of the soundtrack presents the 1980 program, transferred and mastered from the original vinyl. The album assembly remixes and rearranges the majority of the score heard in the film into an optimal listening program, and includes some material not heard in the final film. In addition the CD includes two bonus tracks of newly arranged and recorded music by up and coming composer Fernando Pereyra.
One of several horror films released at the height of the slasher movie craze of the late 1970s and early 1980s, THE BOOGEY MAN is an effective mashup of supernatural cinema's greatest hits that has developed a strong cult following. Director and co-writer Ulli Lommel was born into a showbusiness family and began his career as an actor in the German film industry in the 1960s. Striking up a relationship with the celebrated filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Lommel went on to collaborate with him on over twenty projects.
All creative and production work on THE BOOGEY MAN soundtrack was done by Synthe-Sound-Trax in their Hawthorne, California studios. Synthe-Sound-Trax consisted of Tim Krog, Jan Bartlett, and Ed Christiano. Composer Tim Krog studied film scoring at UCLA and has created music for film, television, and radio but is probably best know for his work as the composer for THE BOOGEY MAN.
Some selections of the original 1980 album master were sourced from reference discs. Although fully restored, some inherent recording artifacts may be noticeable.
THE BOOGEY MAN is packaged in a jewel case with full color inserts, featuring a 16-page booklet with striking designs by Luis M. Rojas and liner notes penned by Jason Comerford, including reflections by Director/Co-Write Ulli Lommel.
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Click on highlighted tracks below to hear excerpts from select score cues.
THE BOOGEY MAN Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Album Running Time: 43 mins 20 secs
|Track||Track Title||Running Time|
|01||The Boogey Man||3:03|
|03||Weird Willy Music||2:10|
|04||The Boogey Man Strikes
|05||Explosion at the Well||2:51|
|06||The Boogey Man (version 2)||3:57|
|12||The Boogey Man (version 3)||2:35|
|13||The Boogey Man Suite||8:01|
|14||The Boogey Man Remix||6:52|