Published Jun 13, 2014Superstition says we should consider Friday the 13th an unlucky day, but horror score hounds may have just hit the jackpot. Waxwork Records has revealed that composer Harry Manfredini's creepy score to the first instalment of the Friday the 13th series is about to hop right out of Camp Crystal Lake and onto your turntables.
Not all of the details have been delivered just yet, but the label has confirmed that it will start taking pre-orders for the set sometime next month. While parts of the soundtrack have appeared in various forms over the years, this will be the first official vinyl release for Manfredini's original score.
Sure to knock your block off is the cover reveal by Jay Shaw, as seen up above, featuring a close-up of the gleaming eye of camp counselor condemner Mrs. Voorhees. In addition, the label has let loose a trio of track previews, including the iconic, string-strangling main theme and its hideously whispered "ki ki ki, ma ma ma" vocal motif. You can check them out down below.
Liner notes will also be contributed by film director Sean Cunningham and Manfredini. Sadly, it appears as if Mrs. Voorhees head wasn't in the game enough to contribute a few words of her own.