Music Let’s Listen to: John Carpenter’s Escape from New York (Soundtrack) Published 3 years ago on March 19, 2016 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Another in the series of “Let’s Listen To”, we have chosen director John Carpenter’s amazing Escape From New York soundtrack. Every fan of his work should definitely give this a listen. Considered as one of the greatest Carpenter sci-fi action films of all time, Escape From New York was released in 1981 and is now known as a true cult classic. Every fan Sit back, grab yourself a hot drink, and enjoy some of Carpenter’s best ever musical work. “In 1997, a major war between the United States and the Soviet Union is concluding, and the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a giant maximum security prison. When Air Force One is hijacked and crashes into the island, the president (Donald Pleasence) is taken hostage by a group of inmates. Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell), a former Special Forces soldier turned criminal, is recruited to retrieve the president in exchange for his own freedom.” Kurt Russell, Isaac Hayes, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Harry Dean Stanton, Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins, Charles Cyphers, and Donald Pleasence star. Escape From New York was co-written by Nick Castle and John Carpenter. Enjoy 52 minutes of pure greatness, courtesy of Alan Miller‘s YouTube channel. Related Topics:Adrienne BarbeauDonald PleasenceEscape from New YorkIsaac HayesJohn CarpenterKurt Russell Up Next John Carpenter’s Video for “Distant Dreams” Drops; New 2016 Tour Dates Don't Miss New Track Released From John Carpenter’s Lost Themes II, Plus Tour Dates Advertisement You may like Nick Castle is More Than Happy to Play Michael Myers in Next ‘Halloween’ Sequel ‘Escape From New York’ Co-Writer Nick Castle Shares Thoughts on Reboot Watch Michael Myers Attack Laurie Strode in First ‘Halloween’ Clip John Carpenter’s ‘The Fog’ Getting Sick 4K Ultra HD Collector’s Edition (UK) Blu-Ray David Gordon Green Describes Michael Myers as the Essence of Evil in New ‘Halloween’ John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray Coming in October With 5 Art Cards Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News4 hours ago New Book ‘Night of the Living Dead 1990: The Unseen Version’ Will Showcase Tom Savini’s Vision News6 hours ago Rob Zombie Hopes ‘Three From Hell’ Will Deliver Complete Chaos for Your Entertainment Dollar News1 day ago Grey Matter Presents Epic ‘The Exorcist’ Limited Edition Print by Artist Sara Deck News1 day ago Nick Castle is More Than Happy to Play Michael Myers in Next ‘Halloween’ Sequel Blu-Ray & DVD5 days ago Sam Raimi’s Twisted Splatstick Sequel ‘Evil Dead 2’ is Getting a 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray News2 weeks ago Michael Myers Watches Allyson as She Encounters a Hanging Dog in Haunting Deleted Scene Blu-Ray & DVD2 weeks ago Tom Holland’s ‘Fright Night’ Gets an Unlimited US Blu-Ray Release from Sony Blu-Ray & DVD6 days ago Pet Sematary Getting 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Steelbook 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray News3 weeks ago Deleted Scene from ‘Halloween’ Reveals What Happened to Cameron News4 weeks ago New Line’s ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ Reimagining is Still Happening News6 days ago (Video) Breaking: ‘Ghostbusters 3’ Coming in (2020) Teases Return of the Classic Ecto-1 News1 week ago Horror Short ‘Knock Knock Knock Knock’ Homages Dario Argento, Mario Bava and Lucio Fulci News2 weeks ago Michael Myers Watches Allyson as She Encounters a Hanging Dog in Haunting Deleted Scene News3 weeks ago Jackson Robert Scott is Possessed by an Evil Entity in the New Trailer for ‘The Prodigy’ News3 weeks ago Official Trailer for ‘Blood Bound’ Plays With Dark Magic Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!