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Eraserhead soundtrack

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Posted by Mark Sinclair, 2 August 2012, 9:24    Permalink    Comments (0)

Bleak and unsettling, David Lynch's film Eraserhead certainly has a soundtrack to match. New York's Sacred Bones is behind the design and release of a new deluxe edition of the recording, which remains something of an industrial classic...

The reissued LP edition is designed by the label's own Sacred Bones Design and includes a 16-page booklet filled with imagery from the film, three 11" x 11" prints, and a limited edition Peter Ivers 7" recording of the soundtrack's most recognisable (and covered) track, In Heaven, presented with a newly unearthed Ivers recording taken from the original soundtrack audio tapes.

Featuring throughout the recording is Alan Splet's sound design which matched the claustrophobic, nightmarish quality of Lynch's late 70s vision, blending noise with piano and organ, and a little bit more noise.

Eraserhead: Original Soundtrack Recording is available from and also Boomkat in the UK (though it currently appears to be out of stock).

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