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 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 12:05 AM   
 By:   Tango Urilla   (Member)

(2-CD SET) LLLCD 1433
Music by John Williams
Limited Edition of 5000 Units

La-La Land Records, Sony Music and Columbia Pictures present CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND: 40th ANNIVERSARY REMASTERED LIMITED EDITION, a special 2-CD set featuring a newly restored and remastered presentation of Academy Award-Winning composer John Williams’ (JAWS, STAR WARS, SCHINDLER’S LIST) original motion picture score to the 1977 landmark feature film CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Richard Dreyfuss and Teri Garr. Maestro Williams’ score personifies this classic film’s boundless wonder – searching through, and communicating with, the deep expanses of space as it also explores the unknowable mysteries of the human soul.

This deluxe 2-CD edition, meticulously produced, mixed and mastered by Mike Matessino, in consultation with the composer and director, was inspired by the discovery that Williams had originally planned the soundtrack as a 75-minute double LP. Disc One of this presentation takes its lead from that initial intent, expanding and organizing the score as a grand symphony contained on a single disc. Disc Two offers an equally fresh experience of the score, comprised of discrete versions of cues, alternates and selections not heard on Disc One, plus many of the 1977 album tracks, as well as previously unreleased source music recorded for the film. Matessino’s exclusive liner notes explore this iconic, majestic score, while Jim Titus’ art design handsomely recalls all those joyous feelings generated by one of the greatest science fiction film experiences of all time. This is a limited edition release of 5000 units.


1 Main Title and The Vision •• 1:29
2 Navy Planes 2:15
3 Lost Squadron 2:34
4 Trucking 2:09
5 Into the Tunnel and Chasing UFOs 3:56
6 Crescendo Summit 1:25
7 False Alarm and The Helicopter 4:20
8 Barry’s Kidnapping 6:22
9 Forming the Mountain 1:58
10 TV Reveals / Across Country 2:53
11 The Mountain 3:36
12 The Cover-up and Base Camp 3:56
13 The Escape 2:20
14 Climbing the Mountain 2:36
15 Outstretched Hands 2:50
16 The Light Show 3:47
17 Barnstorming 4:31
18 The Mothership 4:35
19 The Dialogue 4:28
20 The Returnees 3:58
21 The Appearance of the Visitors + 4:56
22 Contact 3:22
23 End Titles + 4:27
Disc 1 Time: 78:42

1 Main Title •• 1:18
2 Roy’s First Encounter 2:44
3 Encounter at Crescendo Summit 1:25
4 Chasing UFOs 1:22
5 Watching the Skies • 1:20
6 Vision Takes Shape • :42
7 Another Vision • :42
8 False Alarm 1:45
9 The Abduction of Barry 4:36
10 The Cover-up 2:31
11 TV Reveals 1:52
12 Roy and Jillian on the Road 1:20
13 I Can’t Believe It’s Real 3:25
14 Across the Fields 1:20
15 Stars and Trucks :49
16 Who Are You People? 1:38
17 The Escape (Alternate) 2:41
18 Climbing Devils Tower 2:11
19 Dark Side of the Moon • 1:34
20 The Approach • 4:32
21 Night Siege 6:27
22 The Conversation 2:23
23 Inside •+ 2:34
24 Contact (Alternate) • 2:51
25 Eleventh Commandment • 2:00
26 TV Western • 1:06
27 Lava Flow • 1:47
28 The Five Tones • 2:25
29 Advance Scout Greeting • 2:58
30 The Dialogue (Early Version) • 3:12
31 Resolution and End Title 6:55
Disc 2 Time: 74:26

Total 2-CD Time: 2:33:08

• Previously unreleased
•• Contains previously unreleased material
+ Contains “When You Wish Upon a Star”
(interpolated), written by Ned Washington and
Leigh Harline, published by Bourne Co. (ASCAP).
Used with permission. All Rights Reserved.

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 12:25 AM   
 By:   Adam B.   (Member)

This one's for me! I'll be at the ready to order this Tuesday.

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 12:25 AM   
 By:   The Mutant   (Member)

I shall own this.

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 12:31 AM   
 By:   Replicant006   (Member)

Fantastic! Well done La La Land!

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 2:09 AM   
 By:   Amer Zahid   (Member)

" This means something..." Yes. It really does. Terrific!

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 2:09 AM   
 By:   Amer Zahid   (Member)


 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 2:33 AM   
 By:   Josh "Swashbuckler" Gizelt   (Member)

Is this Johnny kid any good?

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 2:37 AM   
 By:   Marcato   (Member)

Is this Johnny kid any good?

So is this A typical JW album on disc 1 ? - like the one on Episode I

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 2:51 AM   
 By:   LordDalek   (Member)

This one has always sounded problematic on disc (and the film itself in the case of the end title) so I'm hoping this will be the definitive release.

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 3:47 AM   
 By:   soundtrackdan   (Member)


Just like the recent E.T. release I'm really looking forward to exploring and getting into the detail of this incredible score especially with the fantastic liner notes which always accompany LLL's JW score releases.

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 3:51 AM   
 By:   timme   (Member)

Great release! Besides that this is a 2-CD set, how much new music is on this set when you compare it with the Collector's Edition Soundtrack from Arista? When I compare the tracklist, almost all the track from that release are also on this one.

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 3:54 AM   
 By:   RED SHIRT BASIL (or looks like...)   (Member)

question : are the old editions relevant?

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 4:21 AM   
 By:   spielboy   (Member)

so all disc 1 is already released music (except few seconds on track 1) and we're paying 30$ + shipping for alternates?

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 4:54 AM   
 By:   Nicholas_DW   (Member)


There's always that one guy.

I'll be snatching this one up on Tuesday, for sure. Thank you, La-La-Land!

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 5:01 AM   
 By:   jenkwombat   (Member)

My thoughts exactly, Nicholas_DW.

Yes, thank you LLL. I'll be ordering this, and probably Die Another Day too.... smile

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 5:22 AM   
 By:   Jeyl   (Member)

I did read somewhere in an interview that you can theoretically take all the music presented on this set and organize your own C&C. Is this still accurate?

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 5:38 AM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

Will purchase this for sure! Question, does disc one or disc two have the original end credits?

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 6:43 AM   
 By:   lacoq   (Member)

so all disc 1 is already released music (except few seconds on track 1) and we're paying 30$ + shipping for alternates?

Not if you don't want to.........

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 6:59 AM   
 By:   Burk Whittenburg   (Member)

Ordered along with Titanic and Die Another Day

Thanks LLL!

 Posted:   Nov 24, 2017 - 8:21 AM   
 By:   foxmorty   (Member)

can anyone tell/surmise if the disco version is somewhere in here?

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