Bernard Hermann: Taxi Driver: Limited Edition Yellow Vinyl

Taxi Driver: Limited Edition Yellow Vinyl

Bernard Hermann

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  • Release Date 08 March 2019
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Product code
MOVLP492C
Format
Vinyl LP
Label
Music On Vinyl
    • 180 GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL
    • LEGENDARY AND MULTIPLE AWARD WINNING MOVIE AND SCORE
    • LIMITED EDITION OF 2.500 NUMBERED COPIES ON YELLOW VINYL

You talkin’ to ME?’; undeniably one of the most famous quotes from movie history and from one of its most memorable characters. Travis Bickle, the frustrated Vietnam veteran in Taxi Driver; the lonely nut obsessed with sex and violence who takes a job as a cabbie to battle his insomnia. Robert De Niro’s legendary performance ensured that this Scorcese classic ended up on many a ‘best movie of all time’ lists.

Bernard Hermann’s score is comprised primarily of a brass section mixing with a saxophone theme. The music swings back and forth, to amplify Travis’ deteriorating mental state. Layered atop the two key components are harps, woodwinds, and even noises of the city, like a nearby drum kit or the music of a theater. It was also Bernard Hermann’s last ever soundtrack. He died just a few hours after completing the score. Like no other he composed a dark and threatening atmosphere that drags you into Bickle’s twisted mind.

Tracklist
SIDE A
1 Theme From Taxi Driver  
2 I Work The Whole City  
3 Betsy In A White Dress  
4 The Days Do Not End  
5 Reprise: Theme From Taxi Driver  
Tracklist
SIDE B
1 Diary Of A Taxi Driver Voice Robert De Niro  
2 Theme From Taxi Driver  
3 The .44 Magnum Is A Monster  
4 Sport And Iris